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SMU Homecoming 2017- Come Boulevard with Dedman College

SMU Homecoming: November 4, 2017 Reconnect with friends and classmates on the Boulevard before the Homecoming football game on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Kickoff is at 6:15 p.m. and the parade on the Boulevard is at 3:15 p.m. Join us at the Dedman College tent immediately following the parade on the corner of Bishop & […]

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Inside Dedman College Newsletter, Fall 2017

Mustangs on the Move A Message from Thomas DiPiero, Dean of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences  In Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, the Red Queen tells Alice that “here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get […]

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SMU alumnus and paleontologist Thomas Adams discovers new prehistoric crocodile

Rivard Report Originally Posted: September 7, 2017 As a paleontologist and the Witte Museum‘s curator of paleontology and geology, Thomas Adams sees his job as being something of an interpreter. “We want to tell the Texas narrative because there’s a story to be told,” Adams said. “It’s already written in rocks. We just need to translate […]

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Myria Perez earns research internship at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History

Congratulations to geology major and Gaffney Family Scholar, Myria Perez. She recently began a ten week research internship at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. under the tutelage of Dr. Anna K. Behrensmeyer, Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology. Myria will be studying the taphonomy (the branch of paleontology that deals with the processes of fossilization) of marine reptiles […]

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Congratulations Dedman College Graduates!

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The Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences welcomed Dr. Fredrick Manthi, Head of Earth Sciences, National Museums of Kenya

The Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences welcomed Dr. Fredrick Manthi, Head of Earth Sciences, National Museums of Kenya. Dr. Manthi’s talk was titled, “The Role of The National Museums of Kenya in Modern Day Ecological Research and Environmental Issues.” He spoke in Bonnie Jacob‘s, Ecology class Friday, May 5 in Dedman Life Sciences.  

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Japan’s largest fossilized dinosaur skeleton unearthed in Hokkaido

Japan Times Originally Posted: May 1, 2017 Yoshi Kobayashi is a former PhD student of Dr. Louis Jacobs (Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences) and is now Associate Professor at Hokkaidō University Museum and a member of the fossil research team. Japanese researchers said Thursday they have unearthed the remains of an 8-meter-long Hadrosaurid, dating from around 72 […]

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Aspects of gorgonopsian paleobiology and evolution: insights from the basicranium, occiput, osseous labyrinth, vasculature, and neuroanatomy

PeerJ Originally Posted: April 13, 2017 SMU Earth Science professors issue new paper on “Aspects of gorgonopsian paleobiology and evolution: insights from the basicranium, occiput, osseous labyrinth, vasculature, and neuroanatomy.”   Araújo R, Fernandez V, Polcyn MJ, Fröbisch J, Martins RMS. (2017) Aspects of gorgonopsian paleobiology and evolution: insights from the basicranium, occiput, osseous labyrinth, vasculature, and […]

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DPS will be held at 7:30pm on January 11th

The January meeting for the DPS will be held at 7:30pm on January 11th at Brookhaven College, Building H, Ellison Miles Geotechnology Institute, 3939 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, TX  75244. Our special speaker is Dr. Louis Jacobs, professor of geology and president of the Institute for the Study of Earth and Man at Southern Methodist University. […]

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