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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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WFAA ABC News 8: Study — Parents spank kids more often than they admit

TV journalist Shelly Slater with WFAA ABC News 8 covered the research of SMU psychologist George W. Holden about the controversial practice of corporal punishment. Her interview, “SMU study: Spanking doesn’t work,” aired April 22. WATCH HERE

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Dr. Meuret awarded a URC grant

Dr. Alicia Meuret, an Associate Professor of Psychology at SMU, was recently awarded a University Research Council grant for her new project “Painful relief: Uncovering emotional and physiologic correlates of self-harm.” 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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Santanu Roy receives Distinguished University Citizen Award

Professor Santanu Roy was awarded the Thomas W. Tunks Distinguished University Citizen Award.    

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MedicalXpress: When a parent dies, what helps a child cope?

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Search for dark matter covers new ground with CDMS experiment in Minnesota

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‘Magistra doctissima’ Bonnie Wheeler honored with festschrift of essays in medieval studies

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Psychology Faculty Member Writes Article of the Year!

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Lance R. Blyth receives Weber-Clements prize for his examination of “communities of violence” in northern Mexico