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Interdisciplinary leader named dean of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

DALLAS (SMU) – Thomas DiPiero, whose academic interests range from the psychoanalysis of race and gender to French literature, is the new dean of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences and professor in the Departments of English and World Languages and Literatures. READ MORE HERE

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Renewable Energy World: Where’s the Heat? Geothermal Industry Seeks Resource Assessment Tools to Spur Development

SMU geothermal energy expert David Blackwell gave a Capitol Hill briefing Tuesday, March 27, 2012, on the growing opportunities for geothermal energy production in the United States, calling “unconventional” geothermal techniques a potential game changer for U.S. energy policy. READ MORE HERE

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Junior Rahfin Faruk receives 2014 Truman Scholarship

SMU junior Rahfin Faruk has been named a 2014 Truman Scholar. The prestigious and highly competitive national scholarship recognizes college students who are “change agents,” with outstanding leadership potential and a commitment to public service careers. READ MORE HERE

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Noted brain researcher Santosh D’Mello joins SMU as Biological Sciences chair

Santosh D’Mello, a respected scientist whose research is centered on understanding the molecular mechanisms regulating neurodegeneration, has joined SMU as professor and chair of the Department of Biological Sciences in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, effective Tuesday, April 1, 2014. READ MORE HERE

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Congratulations to the 2014 Research Day Award Winners

SMU graduate and undergraduate students are invited and encouraged to present results of ongoing and completed SMU-based research. The goal of this event is to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give students the opportunity to present their work in a professional setting, and share the outstanding research being conducted at SMU with their […]

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PhD Student Receives an Outstanding Poster Award and is Published in Retrovirology

Congratulations to Robert Harrod, Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences! The abstract from his PhD graduate student, Megan Romeo’s poster at the 16th International Conference on Human Retroviruses held in Montreal has been published in the journal Retrovirology. Megan also received an Outstanding Poster Award at the meeting. Read Megan Romeo’s poster abstract here: Published mtg abstract

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Dedman College Students Work With Bush Institute, Zambians To Improve Women’s Health Care

SMU Magazine Fall/Winter 2014 Different Lives, Same Purpose Tyrell Russell, a sophomore Hunt Leadership Scholar from Riviera Beach, Florida, planned on taking an organic chemistry course over the summer. Instead, he embarked on “the trip of a lifetime” with fellow SMU students Katie Bernet, Melanie Enriquez and Prithvi Rudrappa. In June they met up with a group […]

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Holiday Reading

Dedman College faculty and alumni help populate SMU’s holiday book list. Review and satisfy your gift list with stories ranging from historical to fictional to inspirational. CLICK HERE for more.

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Is Organic Better For You?

Health and science reporter Richard Laliberte with Prevention Magazine has covered research carried out in the fruit fly lab of SMU biologist Johannes H. Bauer. The research by Plano, Texas high school student Ria Chhabra is featured in the article, “Is Organic Food Really Better For You?”.

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Moving 3D computer model of key human protein is powerful new tool in fight against cancer

Powerful new discovery tool is already at work screening millions of drugs in search to reverse chemotherapy drug-resistance in cancer. READ MORE