Congratulations to the 921 undergraduate students who made Honor Roll!

SMU Division of Enrollment Services Originally Posted: Feb. 20, 2020 Out of 6,611 degree seeking undergraduate students, 312 met the Honor Roll with High Distinction criteria, 305 met the Honor Roll with Distinction criteria and 304 met the Honor Roll criteria. The Honor Roll can be viewed on-line and printed from a PDF at http://smu.edu/honorroll

By | 2020-02-20T14:47:39-08:00 February 20th, 2020|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Undergraduate News|Comments Off on Congratulations to the 921 undergraduate students who made Honor Roll!

Religious Studies Professors Honored at HOPE Awards

Congratulations to Jill DeTemple, Bill Barnard, Rick Cogley, and Mark Chancey. The four Religious Studies professors were honored with nominations for SMU’s HOPE award last night. A special congratulations goes to Jill DeTemple was awarded the 2020 HOPE Professor of the Year award.

By | 2020-02-05T11:56:29-08:00 February 5th, 2020|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News, Religious Studies|Comments Off on Religious Studies Professors Honored at HOPE Awards

Supporting Biographies of Nineteenth-Century Publishers and Writers

NEH Originally Posted: July 9, 2019 Throughout Ezra Greenspan’s career, the National Endowment for the Humanities has supported his work on groundbreaking biographies that have brought new perspectives and voices to college and high school classrooms. From his first book on George Palmer Putnam, to his recent biography of William Wells Brown, to his current project, a biography of Frederick Douglass’s family, NEH funding has helped Greenspan illuminate the lives of historical figures and the histories of books and publishing for a broad audience. George Palmer Putnam: Representative American Publisher(2000) explores the life of nineteenth-century America’s most significant publisher, a man whose career and investments gave rise to modern commercial publishing in the United States and fostered the careers of Herman Melville, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and [...]

By | 2019-07-10T06:39:26-07:00 July 11th, 2019|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, English|Comments Off on Supporting Biographies of Nineteenth-Century Publishers and Writers

Dedman College Announces Outstanding Professor, Student, and Caren Prothro Faculty Service Award Winners

Congratulations to the following who received prestigious Dedman College awards on May 9, 2019. Outstanding Dedman Family Professor: Steven Vik  Robert and Nancy Dedman Outstanding Senior Student:  Stejara Dinulescu Caren Prothro Faculty Service Award: Lynne Stokes

By | 2019-06-04T09:20:07-07:00 June 4th, 2019|Biology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events, Faculty News, Psychology, Statistical Science|Comments Off on Dedman College Announces Outstanding Professor, Student, and Caren Prothro Faculty Service Award Winners

SMU economist wins best paper prize in the Journal of Political Economy

Dedman College News Originally Posted: May 6, 2019 SMU Department of Economics professor, Klaus Desmet's paper analyzes how immigration restrictions affect where people live today, and more importantly, how they shape the global economy of the future. READ MORE

By | 2019-05-05T18:34:45-07:00 May 6th, 2019|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Economics, Faculty News|Comments Off on SMU economist wins best paper prize in the Journal of Political Economy

Ph.D. Alumna Elizabeth Wheaton publishes a textbook and receives a teaching prize

Economics at Temple Originally Posted: April 29, 2019 Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) Wheaton, 2006 Ph.D. alumna, currently CEO at Equip the Saints and Economics Senior Lecturer at Southern Methodist University, celebrated two important achievements in this academic year. She had her book Economics of Human Rights published in the Fall and this April she was one of the two recipients of the 2019 SMU ALEC PAT “Pretty Amazing Teacher” Award, which honors professors who encourage their students to get the tutoring and academic training they need, challenges students to become better learners, and works in partnership with the SMU ALEC (Althshuler Learning Enhancement Center). We reached out to her about her textbook and she answered our questions as follows. Q. What is the reason behind creating this book? [...]

By | 2019-05-05T18:30:04-07:00 May 2nd, 2019|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Economics, Faculty News|Comments Off on Ph.D. Alumna Elizabeth Wheaton publishes a textbook and receives a teaching prize

$2.3 million NSF grant awarded for SMU Research Training Group

Dedman College News Originally Posted: March 22, 2019 SMU Department of Mathematics builds expert teams that foster interdisciplinary research and strengthen mathematical career interest. The SMU Department of Mathematics was awarded a $2.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to build the Southern Methodist University Research Training Group (SMU-RTG)—a collection of interdisciplinary teams made up of mathematicians, engineers, chemists, and neuroscientists that collaborate with junior scholars and provide training in modeling and computation. The Department of Mathematics will utilize its core strengths in modeling and scientific computing and its ongoing success in placing graduates in a range of careers as they build SMU-RTG over the next five years. “The SMU-RTG program supports efforts to improve research training by involving undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral associates, [...]

By | 2019-07-09T10:34:38-07:00 May 1st, 2019|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Faculty News, Mathematics|Comments Off on $2.3 million NSF grant awarded for SMU Research Training Group

Congratulations to all the Hilltop Excellence Awards Winners

Dedman College News Originally Posted: April 18, 2019 On Monday, April 15, SMU celebrated students and faculty that have made significant contributions to the University at the Hilltop Excellence Awards. Congratulations to all the award winners! Below is a list of winners, * are Dedman College faculty and students.   The Dr. James E. Caswell Award : Rani Vestal. Emmie V. Baine Legacy Award : *Andrea Salt. A. Kenneth Pye Outstanding Greek Leader Award : *Jackson Hughes, N'dea Fleming, *Melissa Kraft, and *Ashley Mai. The Extra Mile Award : Ira Greenberg, *Ross Sloan, and Megan Murphy. The Sheri Mooney Memorial Recognition : Eliana Yellin, *Smythe Mullikin, and Tejumola Longe. The Outstanding Faculty/Staff Volunteer Award : Kathy Hubbard of the Hart Center for Engineering Leadership. Outstanding Senior Woman [...]

By | 2019-04-18T06:52:04-07:00 April 18th, 2019|Anthropology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Embrey Human Rights Events, Events, Sociology, Sociology (Faculty)|Comments Off on Congratulations to all the Hilltop Excellence Awards Winners

SMU physicist Jodi Cooley will receive the 2019 Klopsteg Award

Eureka Alert Originally Posted: April 17, 2019 SMU physicist Jodi Cooley has been named the 2019 Klopsteg Memorial Lecture Award recipient. The award, given by the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), recognizes educators who have made notable and creative contributions to the teaching of physics. Cooley will be honored in July during the AAPT Summer Meeting in Provo, Utah. Past recipients of the award include well-known physicists such as Michio Kaku, Lisa Randall and Neil deGrasse Tyson. Cooley, who joined Southern Methodist University in 2009, is an associate professor of experimental particle physics in SMU's Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences who opens her research lab to undergraduates. She will organize a campus rock hunt on Dark Matter Day, analyze an action film or [...]

By | 2019-04-17T09:40:45-07:00 April 17th, 2019|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News, Physics|Comments Off on SMU physicist Jodi Cooley will receive the 2019 Klopsteg Award
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