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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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Light from huge explosion 12 billion years ago reaches Earth

Known as a gamma-ray burst, the intense light captured in the night sky resulted from one of the biggest and hottest explosions in the universe, occurring shortly after the Big Bang.Intense light from the enormous explosion of a star more than 12 billion years ago—shortly after the Big Bang—recently reached Earth and was visible in […]

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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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SMU Daily Campus: Navigating neutrinos — Professor studies most elusive particle in the universe

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Search for dark matter covers new ground with CDMS experiment in Minnesota

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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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Year of the Faculty- Stephen Sekula

  Stephen Sekula, Assistant Professor of Experimental Particle Physics is featured on Dedman College’s website.  READ MORE

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NOvA experiment glimpses neutrinos, one of nature’s most abundant, and elusive particles

Ghostly particles that constantly bombard us can offer clues to the early moments of our universe Scientists hunting one of nature’s most elusive, yet abundant, elementary particles announced today they’ve succeeded in their first efforts to glimpse neutrinos using a detector in Minnesota. READ MORE

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$15 Million Gift Funds SMU Research Center

The new building will support research facilitated by SMU’shigh-performance computing capabilities, among other projects. It also will be the home of the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute, established in May 2012 through a gift from the Dedman family and Foundation. The building will be located at McFarlin and Airline. READ MORE HERE

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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.