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Dedman College Community Mixer: Friday, November 5th

Dedman College Community Mixer Date: Nov. 5, 2021 Time: 3-5 p.m. Location: Dallas Hall Rotunda and Dallas Hall Front Steps All Dedman College faculty, staff and students welcome. RSVP date extended : smu.edu/CommunityMixer.

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Boulevard with Dedman College for SMU Homecoming

Join Dedman College on the Boulevard! Saturday, October 2, 2021 Connect with Dedman College alumni, students, faculty, family and friends for tailgating on the Boulevard for Homecoming Weekend. Tent opens two hours before kickoff (time to be announced) The Dedman College tent location is behind the Dedman College sign on the main quad. We are […]

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Meet Dallas-Fort Worth’s newest crop of high risk/high impact cancer researchers

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: Aug 30, 2021 The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas is gambling on scientists with big ideas and even bigger potential. Uttam Tambar knew his research could flop. “This is going to sound like a crazy idea,” he said in an email to co-worker Bruce Posner last fall about […]

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Researchers at SMU Discover More Effective Treatment Options For Cervical Cancer

KERA Originally Post4ed: Aug. 26, 2021 LISTEN Researchers at Southern Methodist University (SMU) have discovered a way to more effectively treat cervical cancer with lower chemotherapy doses and fewer side effects. The key is a protein called TIGAR, which is found in various forms of cancer cells, including cervical cancer cells. Researchers found that if […]

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Dedman College D&I Newsletter, Fall 2021

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Welcome Back!

Originally Posted: Aug 23, 2021 Welcome back, Mustangs! Can’t wait to see you in class!

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Temporary mask requirement effective Aug 12

SMU News Effective August 12, SMU is temporarily requiring masks (two or more layers covering the nose and mouth) in indoor spaces on campus, including classrooms, event and meeting spaces, and common areas in all buildings and residential halls regardless of vaccination status. Masks are not required in private spaces such as residence hall rooms […]

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SMU Biology Professor Published In Prestigious Journal, Science Advances

Science Advances Originally Posted: July 16, 2021 Congratulations to Richard S. Jones, SMU professor and chair of the Department of Biological Sciences. Research from his lab was published in Science Advances on July 16, 2021. For a research summary, click here. Paper Abstract from Science Advances Polycomb-group (PcG) proteins are epigenetic regulators that maintain the transcriptional […]

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COVID-19 reminders for July term

SMU NEWS As SMU moves into Summer Session II (July term), it’s important to maintain a healthy campus by diligently following SMU’s current COVID-19 protocols. Here are some reminders. The Mustang Strong Dashboard recording COVID-19 cases at SMU is now updated weekly on Thursdays. SMU strongly encourages everyone to receive the COVID-19 vaccination to prevent the spread […]

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SMU study shows how a ‘good’ protein can remove a toxic protein related to Alzheimer’s

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: June 29, 2021 While he was in college, James McCormick received bad news: His grandmother had developed Alzheimer’s. “When somebody gets a disease [that] you don’t know much about,” he said, “you want to research it and learn more about it.” He was used to poring through primary research articles, […]