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History Ph.D. writes about the history of Latino conservatism

News Taco Originally Posted: December 17, 2015 By Aaron Sanchez, Commentary & Cuentos Aaron E. Sanchez is the editor of Commentary and Cuentos, a blog focused on issues of race, politics, and popular culture from a Latino perspective. The posts place these issues in historical, cultural, and intellectual context to better understand our present. Aaron […]

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High-level’ national security postdoctoral fellows join SMU Tower Center

SMU News Originally Posted: December 16, 2015 DALLAS (SMU) – Thomas Cavanna and David Benson have been selected to serve yearlong national security postdoctoral fellowships at SMU. Cavanna is in the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies, and Benson joins SMU as part of a National Science Foundation-funded project on cyber-security. “Both are pursuing […]

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Power Plays: Geothermal Energy in Oil and Gas Fields – Call for Abstracts

The SMU Geothermal Lab is hosting our 8th international energy conference and workshop, Power Plays: Geothermal Energy in Oil and Gas Fields, April 25-26, 2016 on the SMU Campus in Dallas, Texas. We are looking for speakers and poster presentations. Abstracts are due by Friday February 5, 2016. Submit your abstract by email to geothermal@smu.edu. […]

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SMU teams win second place and honorable mention in SAS Analytics Shootout Competition

SMU NEWS Originally Posted: December 4, 2015 National data mining competition features analytical and problem-solving skills   A team of eight SMU students has been awarded second place and another team of five students received honorable mention in the annual SAS Analytics Shootout competition. The data mining competition winners were announced at the annual SAS […]

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Anthropology Ph.D. candidate Kerri Brown receives prestigious Fulbright-Hays grant

SMU Originally Posted: Nov. 12, 2015 SMU anthropology Ph.D. candidate Kerri Brown recently received a Fulbright-Hays international education fellowship to support 18 months of research in Brazil. Brown leaves for Rio de Janeiro in January to continue work on her dissertation about public policy related to traditional medicinal plants in Brazil. In Brazil, home to […]

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Substance Over Buzz? A working paper by a group of DCII graduate fellows on interdisciplinary job ad analysis suggests some jobs aren’t truly interdisciplinary.

Inside Higher Ed Originally Posted: October 27, 2015 Is true interdisciplinary work becoming more common, or is it simply a buzzword — or, perhaps worse, a trumped-up name for flexible academic labor? That’s what a group of graduate students at Southern Methodist University wanted to know, so they took what data were available to them […]

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Nov. 10, Lunch and Lecture by Yehuda Leby-Aldema, “Not By Words Alone”

Event Date: November 10, 2015 Event time: Noon-1:30p.m. Israeli artist Yehuda Levy-Aldema’s presentation visually explores biblical texts beyond the traditional written word. A native of Jerusalem, Levy-Aldema has been working in a variety of media since 1982, when he graduated from Jerusalem’s Bezalel Academy of Fine Arts. His most recent work in the Ukraine, at […]

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Paul Abraham, DFW Schweitzer Fellow, Regaining control, one faithful step at a time

October 15, 2015  Paul Abraham, Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Schweitzer Fellow and second-year medical student at UT Southwestern, is deeply passionate about serving others. In his decision to develop a smoking cessation program for the men of Calvert Place Men’s Shelter on the west side of Dallas, Abraham hopes to help stave off not just the physical […]

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Dedman College alum and Dallas’ newest billionaire, early failure set stage for success

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: September 13, 2015 Not that long ago, just out of SMU, Tom Dundon just wanted to run a good burger joint. In a 1994 review of his Fort Worth restaurant, Izzy’s, a food critic raved about the cheddar fries. “The fresh potato fries peeking out from beneath the cheese blanket […]

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Dedman College Alumni Celebrated at Homecoming

Congratulations to Dedman College alumni Bess Enloe ’60, finance educator and the Rev. Dr. Michael W. Waters ’02, ’06, ’12. Mrs. Enloe will receive a Distinguished Alumni award while Rev. Waters will receive the University’s Emerging Leader Award, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of an alumnus or alumna who has graduated in the past 15 years. READ […]