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Support Dedman College TODAY: Mustangs Give Back

On March 8, Mustangs around the world—alumni, students, parents, friends, faculty and staff—will come together for Mustangs Give Back, a 24-hour online fundraising event. Support the schools, programs, and causes that are important to you, help them earn matching funds, and foster achievement in research, scholarship, art and athletics. Learn more: http://blog.smu.edu/mustangsgiveback/. Below is a list […]

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Colleges are key players in cities’ bids to host Amazon’s 2nd headquarters

The Chronicle of Higher Education Originally Posted: January 19, 2018 Since Amazon narrowed its list of potential locations for a second headquarters on Thursday from over 200 qualifying regions to just 20 finalists, colleges in those lucky cities have become more hopeful that they might reap the benefits if the huge company comes to town. […]

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Texan of the Year finalist: Jorge Baldor’s quiet philanthropy helps transform Dallas

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: December 20, 2017 Jorge Baldor is a Dedman College Executive Board Member Think Dallas philanthropist and the image of a well-heeled Texan with gray hair and designer boots comes to mind, the kind of donor who gives enough to see the family name on a building. But you won’t see the name Jorge […]

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SMU celebrates 2017 December Commencement Convocation Saturday, Dec. 16

SMU Forum Originally Posted: December 7, 2017 The SMU community will celebrate 2017 December Commencement Convocation on Saturday, Dec. 16. Kenneth A. Hersh, president and CEO of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, will give the address. Ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m. in Moody Coliseum with a student and faculty procession. Doors to the staging area in Dedman Center for […]

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Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center awards first research grants to shape economic, migration policies

SMU Research Originally Posted: November 8, 2017 Research findings will be presented at the second annual Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center Symposium to be held in Mexico City April 6, 2018. The Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center at SMU has awarded grants to four scholars from both sides of the border who aim to support the Center’s goal of […]

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Dr. Jie Sun, Dedman College staff, publishes his dissertation work in the Journal of College Student Development

Congratulations to Dedman College’s own Academic Research Analyst, Dr. Jie Sun. Dr. Sun recently published one part of his dissertation work into an article titled, Homesickness at college: it’s impact on academic performance and retention. Read the abstract below and follow the link for the full paper. Abstract: For this study we identified factors exerting significant influence on homesickness and explored the impact of the […]