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Physics major, Bryson DeChambeau, wins the 2015 NCAA men’s golf individual championship

Congratulations to Dedman College undergraduate, Bryson DeChambeau for winning the 2015 NCAA Men’s Golf Individual Championship! READ MORE

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Mustang Minute: Physics Circus 2015

Local elementary and middle school students got a physics lesson in a fun atmosphere at SMU’s Physics Circus, presented by faculty in SMU’s Department of Physics.

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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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Professors receive tenure, promotions effective in 2015-16

  Congratulations to the Dedman College faculty members who are newly tenured as associate professors or have been promoted to full professorships to begin the 2015-16 academic year. The following individuals received tenure or promotion effective Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Recommended for tenure and promotion to Associate Professor: Angela Ards, English Greg Brownderville, English Justin […]

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Steve Sekula, Physics, high-tech cancer treatment comes to North Texas

ABC DFW Originally Posted: May 14, 2015 It’s one of the most high-tech advancements in the fight against cancer, but if you want to get the treatment in Texas, your only option is driving to Houston. That’s all about to change. Inside a new three-story facility in Irving, a team of physicists, engineers and medical doctors […]

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1st proton collisions at the world’s largest science experiment expected to start the first or second week of June

Originally Posted: April 28, 2015 “No significant signs of new physics with the present data yet but it takes only one significant deviation in the data to change everything.” — Albert De Roeck, CERN First collisions of protons at the world’s largest science experiment are expected to start the first or second week of June, […]

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Physics Department hosts more than 300 of the world’s leading experts on particle physics

Originally Posted: April 24, 2014 Global physics talks at SMU star the tiny proton: a key to unlocking cosmic mysteries & cancer’s enemy Why does physics matter? World’s scientists convene for ‘State of the Proton’ Starting Monday, the SMU Physics Department hosts more than 300 of the world’s leading experts on particle physics. The scientists […]

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Brian Stump, Earth Sciences, key speaker at the 18th Honors Convocation

Outstanding achievement honored at SMU’s 2014-15 Awards Extravaganza, Honors Convocation. Dedman College faculty, staff and students were recognized with teaching awards, service honors and the University’s highest commendation, the “M” Award, at the 2015 Awards Extravaganza Monday, April 13. > Read the list of award winners from Honors Convocation 2015 On the same day, the University […]

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Physicists tune Large Hadron Collider to find ‘sweet spot’ in high-energy proton smasher

Phys.org Posted: April 15, 2015 Start up of the world’s largest science experiment is underway—with protons traveling in opposite directions at almost the speed of light in the deep underground tunnel called the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva. As protons collide, physicists will peer into the resulting particle showers for new discoveries about the universe, […]

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Jodi Cooley, Physics, Understanding Dark Matter

Science Friday® Originally Posted: March 31, 2015 Associate Physics Professor Jodi Cooley, an award-winning scientist who studies the nature of dark matter, was interviewed March 27, 2015, on Public Radio International’s Science Friday® by host Ira Flatow. LISTEN Also on the segment — titled “Understanding the Dark Side of Physics” — were Nobel Prize winner […]