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SMU names new dean of Dedman College, its largest school

Dallas Morning News: Thomas DiPiero is Southern Methodist University’s new dean of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, university officials announced Tuesday. READ MORE HERE

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Congratulations to the 2014 Dedman College Engaged Learning Fellows

This past spring, 69 Engaged Learning projects were approved. Below are the 40 Engaged Learning Fellows with Dedman majors and the 26 Dedman faculty and staff are serving as mentors. READ MORE HERE

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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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Tenure, promotion for 11 Dedman College professors effective for 2014-15 academic year

Eleven Dedman College faculty members will begin the 2014-15 academic year with promotions after receiving tenure as associate professors or being named to full professorships. The following individuals received tenure or promotion effective Monday, Sept. 1, 2014: Recommended for tenure and promotion to Associate Professor: Austin Baldwin, Psychology Bo Chen, Economics Jodi Cooley-Sekula, Physics Sunday Eiselt, […]

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Satellite view of volcanoes finds the link between ground deformation and eruption

Using satellite imagery to monitor which volcanoes are deforming provides statistical evidence of their eruption potential, according to a new study in Nature Communications. READ MORE HERE

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

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Congratulations to the 2014 Research Day Award Winners

SMU graduate and undergraduate students are invited and encouraged to present results of ongoing and completed SMU-based research. The goal of this event is to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give students the opportunity to present their work in a professional setting, and share the outstanding research being conducted at SMU with their […]

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AP-NBC 5 DFW: Reasearch Conducted to Determine the Cause for Texas Earthquakes

The Associated Press covered the research of SMU seismologist Heather R. DeShon. DeShon is leading the effort to trace the source of a recent sequence of small earthquakes in North Texas and any relationship they may have to the injection of waste water by energy companies using shale gas production to recover gas. READ MORE HERE

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KERA: What’s Causing Quakes? SMU Scientists Aim To Finish Seismic Study In Two Years

Researchers from Southern Methodist University say folks shouldn’t rush to conclusions about what’s been causing the swarm of more than 30 earthquakes northwest of Fort Worth since November.  READ MORE HERE

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First dinosaur bones in Saudi Arabia discovered

Louis Jacobs, a vertebrate palaeontologist and professor at Southern Methodist University, explains that the discovery could also help find much sought-after answers about the history of the Earth and its land formations. READ HERE