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The Story of the Wound that Cries Out: Using Narrative to Inform Healthcare Design in Research and Practice

SMU Department of English​ alumna Kari Nixon pens an op-ed for the British Medical Journal blog related to her research at SMU. Her work in the medical humanities covers disease and identity from the 1720s through today and has been published by Simon and Schuster, SUNY University Press, and in Disability Studies Quarterly, and the Journal for Medical Humanities. […]

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Empowering the future of Dedman College

SMU News 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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Congratulations to Aaron Sanchez

Congratulations to SMU alum, Aaron Sanchez! His book “Homeland: Ethnic Mexican Belonging since 1900” (Oklahoma Univ. Press) has won the 2022 Book Award presented by the Tejano Genealogy Society of Austin!

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First Asian American Woman Crowned as Miss Texas

NBC Texas From North Texas to the Miss America stage, the newly crowned Miss Texas is making history. “My name is Averie Bishop. I am the 85th anniversary Miss Texas and the first Asian American woman to represent our state,” she said. Bishop is also a first-generation SMU graduate and SMU law school graduate. She’s […]

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Hospitals are supposed to make public how much they charge for various procedures. But few do.

A recent JAMA study by former SMU student Eman Haque and other researchers can be found here: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2792987?guestAccessKey=f7b2f574-9f07-4eb9-8c84-ec4e3b434926&utm_source=For_The_Media&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=ftm_links&utm_content=tfl&utm_term=060722  Summary The federal Hospital Price Transparency Final Rule aims to increase health care price transparency and facilitate patient price shopping online. Hospitals are required to disclose 5 types of standard charges for all services in an accessible […]

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SMU graduates Abena Marfo ’22 and Briana Morales ’21 shared with the Dallas Morning News their challenges and successes as first-generation students at SMU

Dallas Morning News What first-generation North Texas students face: Grads share their stories Abena Marfo’s mother was always adamant about education. After moving to Texas from Ghana, her mom wasn’t able to pursue her own college degree as she juggled work in preschools with raising two girls by herself. She encouraged her daughters to earn […]

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Study by former SMU student shows that few hospitals make public how much they charge for various procedures

JAMA Hospitals are supposed to make public how much they charge for various procedures. But few do, shows a study done by former SMU student, Eman Haque and other researchers. Adherence to a Federal Hospital Price Transparency Rule and Associated Financial and Marketplace Factors The federal Hospital Price Transparency Final Rule aims to increase health […]

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What first-generation North Texas students face: Grads share their stories

Dallas Morning News Abena Marfo’s mother was always adamant about education. After moving to Texas from Ghana, her mom wasn’t able to pursue her own college degree as she juggled work in preschools with raising two girls by herself. She encouraged her daughters to earn theirs. In May, Marfo graduated from Southern Methodist University with […]

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Congratulations to SMU alumnus Aaron Sánchez

Congratulations to SMU Ph.D. alumnus Aaron Sánchez! He will join the Texas Tech University History Department as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2022.

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Congrats to Patrick Troester

Congratulations to recent History PhD graduate Patrick Troester for securing a 1-year renewable full-time lecturer position at Clemson University!