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Save the date: March 1, Lab Hopping

Tuesday, March 1 from 4-6pm Visit labs all over campus and find out how to get involved! Map of participating labs : https://bit.do/labhopping Event contact: asneal@smu.edu

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Dedman Faculty Win Prestigious Teaching Awards

Dedman College News Congratulations to the following Dedman College faculty: Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor Award Hervé Tchumkam, Associate Professor of French, Department of World Languages and Literatures President’s Associate Award Alex Lippert, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry   Golden Mustang Award Gianna Englert, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

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Nobel Prize Panel, Jan. 26

SMU Faculty Club Originally Posted: December 7. 2021 Date/Time: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Location: EY Gallery, Fincher Building, Dallas, TX 75205 Looking for a quick and painless way to understand this year’s Nobel Prizes? We’ve asked for SMU professors to give us 10-minute lessons on the new laureates – […]

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SMU research aims to better understand how molecules interact and bond

SMU News Originally Posted: Nov. 17, 2021 Researchers and students in the Computational and Theoretical Chemistry Group (CATCO) at Southern Methodist University (SMU) are using vibrational spectroscopy to gain new insights into molecules with the help of SMU’s powerful high performance computer. CATCO is led by Elfi Kraka, the Dedman Family Distinguished Professor and chair […]

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Titan-in-a-Test-Tube: Earthbound Chemists Search for Alien Life

Discover Magazine Originally Posted November 22, 2021 If all the worlds in our solar system entered an Earth impersonation contest, Titan would steal the show. Sure, human visitors to Saturn’s largest moon would die instantly without supplemental oxygen and protection against the cold — a frigid -290 degrees Fahrenheit — but the similarities shouldn’t be […]

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Titan’s Strange Chemical World Gets Simulated in Tiny Tubes

Wired Originally Posted: August 27, 2021 A research chemist mixed nitrogen, methane, and other molecules to re-create the conditions that might harbor life on one of Saturn’s moons. THE LANDSCAPE OF Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, is both familiar and strange. Like Earth, Titan has rivers, lakes, clouds, and falling raindrops, as well as mountains of […]

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Team Building Spirit

Diversity in Action Magazine Originally Posted: May/June 2021 issue  

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Five Dedman College faculty members receive 2021 Sam Taylor Fellowship awards

Dedman College News Originally Posted: Feb. 12, 2021 Each year, the United Methodist Church’s Division of Higher Education and Ministry grants Sam Taylor Fellowship Awards to support faculty research that advances the intellectual and social life of our global society. Following a highly competitive selection process, the Sam Taylor Fellowship review committee is pleased to […]

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Why do birds migrate at night?

Mother Nature Network Originally Posted: September 30, 2019 While plenty of birds — such as swallows, hawks and hummingbirds — migrate during the day, the majority of land birds travel at night. Although it would seem more difficult to fly when it’s dark, there are good reason for the nighttime maneuvers. “Migration at night has […]

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In Memoriam – Edward R. Biehl, Ph.D.

Edward R. Biehl, Ph.D. passed away yesterday, October 14, 2019.  Professor Biehl’s career in the Chemistry Department, including department chair, spanned from 1962 until he retired as Professor Emeritus in 2017. He was the recipient of many teaching, research and professional awards and authored many publications.  Arrangements are pending. We send our heartfelt condolences to […]