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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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Houston Chronicle: Bible courses a mixed bag in school

A new report by SMU religious studies expert Mark A. Chancey has received widespread coverage by the media. The report by Chancey, “Reading, Writing & Religion II,” found that most of the 60 public school districts in Texas that offer Bible study courses aren’t meeting a 2007 state law mandating that the courses be fair as well […]

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Lisa Siraganian’s book shortlisted

Lisa Siraganian’s book Modernism’s Other Work: The Art Object’sPolitical Life (Oxford 2012), was shortlisted  for the Modernist Studies Association Book Prize, 2013.

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Dr. Abhijeet Bapat selected as finalist for the DSM Science and Technology Award, Americas 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Abhijeet Bapat.  Dr. Bapat was recently selected as one of the four finalists for the DSM Science and Technology Award, Americas 2013. The four finalists were invited to present their graduate research at a special award symposium at the Fall 2013 American Chemical Society meeting in Indianapolis, IN. Here is a link […]

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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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Dr. Meuret selected as Beck Institute Scholar

Dr. Alicia Meuret has been selected as a 2014 Beck Institute Scholar.  The purpose of this program is to offer state-of-the-art training to young scholars who have made significant contributions the field of cognitive therapy, and who are likely to continue to do so.  Congratulations!

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Two Dedman College Teams Excel in Capital One Data Modeling Competition

SMU fielded two national prize winning data mining teams: One team (photo 1 below) finished with a silver medal in the 2013 SAS Data Mining Shootout Competition, the recognition of which occurred on October 22, 2013 at the SAS Analytics Conference in Orlando, Florida; the second team (photo 2) finished in the top five in […]

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Transforming the U.S. Innovation Economy

A new article by Prof. Keller (with Fred Block) highlights the role that government innovation programs have played in transforming the U.S. innovation system. Whereas the development of new technologies was once dominated by large, vertically integrated firms, since the 1980s an increasingly ‘networked’ innovation environment has emerged in which small firms play a central […]

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Professor Kunovich Recognized

Professor Kunovich was the recipient of two prestigious awards in 2013. She received the Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor Award from SMU’s Center for Teaching Excellence(CTE). The award recognizes faculty members “for their notable commitment to and achievements in fostering student learning. These are teachers whose concerns for higher education go beyond classroom boundaries and often the boundaries of […]

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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