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SMU Research and Innovation Week to Highlight Student, Faculty Accomplishments

Dallas Innovates – Research and Innovation Week will be held March 20-25 on the SMU campus. With STEMuli Studios Founder and CEO Taylor Shead as keynote speaker, the week-long event will share the explorations of SMU students and faculty members as well as the contributions of other regional universities in a series of presentations, panels, […]

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Key events in American history over the past decade

FOX 4 – The dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center provided a striking image of five living U.S. presidents shoulder to shoulder for the event now ten years past. It was also the start of SMU’s Center for Presidential History. Good Day talks to the center’s director, Dr. Jeff Engel, about what a […]

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SMU chemistry professor awarded Wilkinson Prize for innovative software in scientific computing

SMU NEWS – Devin Matthews, an assistant professor of chemistry at SMU, has been awarded the 2023 James H. Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software. The award is given by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) every four years to recognize researchers in the early stages of their careers who have created an outstanding […]

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The Department of English mourns Professor Martha Satz

The Department of English mourns Professor Martha Satz, who passed away January 26, 2023, after teaching at SMU for nearly 47 years. We invite you to read this great tribute to her extraordinary life at Legacy.com.

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Identity—not income—drives desire to secede, according to a model created by SMU economist Klaus Desmet and other researchers

Phys.org – What most sparks a region’s desire to seek independence from their country—income or identity? A new study from SMU (Southern Methodist University, Dallas) and UC3M (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain) found that the group people identify with tends to play a bigger factor in secession than differences in per capita income between […]

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SMU geologist Robert Gregory named AAAS Fellow

SMU NEWS– Congratulations to Robert Gregory, a geologist in SMU’s Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences. He has been named an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow for distinguished contributions to his field, particularly for his research on how the earth’s dynamic systems and his teaching on how the solar system […]

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SMU Hosts Prestigious Austin Symposium of World’s Top Chemists

Dallas Innovates– Some of the top chemists from around the world are convening in Dallas today through Monday at Southern Methodist University for the 28th Austin Symposium on Molecular Structure and Dynamics at Dallas. Read the full article here https://dallasinnovates.com/smu-hosts-prestigious-austin-symposium-of-worlds-top-chemists/

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Chemistry conference with a Nobel history coming to SMU

SMU NEWS More than 122 chemists from 14 countries will attend the 28th Austin Symposium on Molecular Structure and Dynamics at Dallas at SMU (Southern Methodist University) from Feb. 17-20, 2023. The conference theme of this year’s symposium is “Spectroscopy Meets Theory.” The Austin symposia, which occur every two years, bring together top chemistry experts who […]

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SMU will host the 28th Austin Symposium on Molecular Structure and Dynamics

Date: February 18-20, 2023 Location: Hughes-Trigg Student Center Times:  8:00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m. CST Sa/Su 8:00 a.m – 8.00 p.m. CST Mo Contact: Elfi Kraka, ekraka@smu.edu Download the Conference Program The 28th Austin Symposium on Molecular Structure and Dynamics at Dallas (ASMD@D) takes place on the beautiful SMU campus from February 18-20, 2023. The […]

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Environment Can’t Wait for Agreement on a Carbon Tax

Inside Sources –  Klaus Desmet, economics professor at SMU Dallas along with co-authors Bruno Conte (economics University of Bologna) and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (economics University of Chicago), for an op-ed advocating for a research-tested carbon tax system that could work in the U.S. and European Union. Published in Inside Sources under the heading Environment Can’t Wait […]