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Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing all of our SMU family and friends a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. SMU will be closed November 24-25. 

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Seeing You Distorts My Memory: People With Attachment Anxiety More Likely to Create False Memories When They Can See the Person Talking

NeuroScience News– Adults who frequently worry about being rejected or abandoned by those closest to them are more prone to having false memories when they can see who is conveying the information, a new study suggests. The authors, SMU’s Nathan Hudson and Michigan State University’s William J. Chopik, found that adults with attachment anxiety tend to remember details incorrectly […]

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Armstrongs commit $5 million to endow dean position

SMU – A $5 million gift from entrepreneurs Elisabeth Martin Armstrong ’82 and William D. Armstrong ’82 will further the academic and research excellence of the SMU Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences by endowing the school’s dean position, renaming it the Elisabeth Martin Armstrong Dean. Through their gift, the Armstrongs will support Dedman College’s future-focused leadership […]

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New Date for Dedman College Mentorship Program Information Session

Join us for an information session on October 3 at 11am in 121 Hyer Room, Dallas Hall.

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Happy first day of fall, Mustangs!

Happy first day of fall, Mustangs! Here’s to cooler temps and beautiful fall color.

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Apply today for the Dedman College Mentorship Program

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3 Reasons To Leave Your ‘People Never Change’ Philosophy Behind

Forbes: There’s so much literature and discourse in our society suggesting that humans are incapable of change. Platitudes like ‘boys will be boys’ and ‘once a cheater, always a cheater’ speak volumes about the way we perceive human personalities, especially problematic ones. Holding such an absolute notion about something as dynamic as human nature can […]

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Happy first day of classes!

Welcome back! We hope that you have a great first day of class!

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Welcome Back Mustangs!

SMU News: SMU has a diverse set of people, opportunities and experiences to help you through the school year. Explore what the Hilltop has to offer.

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Congratulations to Melissa Sitton!

Melissa is a doctoral student in the SMU Clinical Psychology program. Her research poster won an SMU Research Day award and an APS conference award which led to an invitation from the Association for Psychological Science to be highlighted in the Observer feature, Up-and-Coming Voices. https://www.psychologicalscience.org/observer/clinical-talks#adolescents