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Dedman College Alumnus Junchang Lü ’04 Identifies Velociraptor Cousin, Maybe Weirder And Scarier Than Movies Imagine

  SMU alumnus Junchang Lü ’04, one of China’s leading dinosaur experts, has helped identify a new dinosaur species – Zhenyuanlong suni – a cousin to the Velociraptor of Jurassic World fame and the newest clue as to how birds descended from dinosaurs. The well-preserved fossil of a dinosaur with bird-like wings was unearthed by […]

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Follow Christopher Kiahtipes, Ph.D. candidate in anthropology, on SMU Adventures blog

SMU Adventures Updated: July 6, 2015 Christopher Kiahtipes is a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology at SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. His work includes reconstructing past environments in tropical Central Africa to better understand the links between culture, ecology and climate. He is spending part of the summer in Europe to present his research […]

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SMU Adventures: Katherine, Maguire Fellow and Medical Anthropology grad student in San Francisco

Originally posted: June 25, 2015 Katherine is a graduate student in the medical anthropology program. She was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Fellowship for summer 2015 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU for her research on struggles for LGBTQ immigrants in the San Francisco […]

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Department of English Alumnus, Matt Alexander, featured in D Magazine

D MAGAZINE JUNE 2015 Made in Dallas Fifty years ago, we were the nation’s third-largest garment center. Today, a new generation of entrepreneurs is putting those old sewing machines back to work. BY DICK REAVIS Stubble-bearded, self-confident Matt Alexander, a 27-year-old Brit born of a Galveston mother, is on his way to becoming a titan […]

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2015 Eugene and Millicent Goldschmidt Graduate Student Award

PhD graduate student, Tetiana Hutchison, has been selected to receive a 2015 Eugene and Millicent Goldschmidt Graduate Student Award  from the Texas Regional Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Congratulations to her on winning this highly competitive award!

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Dedman College students receive prestigious national fellowships and awards

Congratulations to the Dedman College students awarded prestigious national fellowships and awards during the 2014-15 academic year, including Fulbright Grants and a fellowship to the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress. These students include: Fulbright Scholar: Whitney Goodwin Michaela Wallerstedt Kandi Doming Institute for Responsible Citizenship Scholar: Garrett Fisher Center for the […]

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Marlon Carbajal, winner of the 2015 Dorothy Amann Award

Congratulations to Sociology major, Marlon Carbajal, who was selected as an outstanding SMU graduate for his work in Student Affairs. READ MORE  

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Dedman College’s Dallas-Fort Worth Schweitzer Fellowship Program Names SMU Student to Inaugural Class

Dallas, TX, May 11, 2015—The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) today announced the selection of its first class of Dallas-Fort Worth Albert Schweitzer Fellows, and Ena Janet Saavedra, MLS student in SMU’s Simmons School of Education, has been awarded this prestigious Fellowship and will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that […]

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Southwestern Medical Foundation Partners with the DFW Albert Schweitzer Fellowship

Program will develop emerging leaders in health through year-long service projects inspired by Nobel Peace Prize recipient and humanitarian-physician Albert Schweitzer Southwestern Medical Foundation is joining with the Dallas-Fort Worth Schweitzer Fellowship Program, in partnership with longtime civic leaders in Dallas and eight local universities, to bring this innovative service and leadership building fellowship to […]

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Biology student Courtney A. Follit wins P.E.O. scholar award

Congratulations Courtney A. Follit,  Ph.D. student in molecular and cellular biology. She is one of 85 doctoral students nationwide selected to receive a $15,000 scholar award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by Chapter CQ of Dallas. Courtney is the daughter of Jane and Robert Follit of Rockville, Maryland. She is a 2012 graduate […]