George W. Bush Presidential Library – Thomas DiPiero, the Elisabeth Martin Armstrong Dean of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences joins actress Mary Badham to have a conversation on the enduring meaning and importance of the book, To Kill A Mockingbird. Watch: https://www.bushcenter.org/events-and-exhibits/laura-bush-book-club-to-kill-a-mockingbird?fbclid=IwAR3_j_AVpQmo_yrPeb2EdwfRHaugyjJk0kjt6DjDihNE9s1UyGcgR8rhypw
Dedman College Dean Thomas DiPiero, an expert on To Kill A Mockingbird, told KERA that Atticus Finch remains an ideal of truth, justice and fatherly wisdom. After re-reading the novel as adults, however, DiPiero said many may find Atticus more complicated than they remember. Read the full KERA article.
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 […]
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 […]
Originally Posted: July 5, 2017 Scenes from a Paris and London reception for SMU alumni last week. Photos courtesy of Kim Cobb (SMU News).
It is with great sadness that we write to inform you that A. Lee McAlester, former Dean of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences and long-time member of the Department of Earth Sciences and Professor Emeritus, passed away on December 27, 2016 in Tyler, Texas. Arrangements are pending at this time. We send our heartfelt […]
Vol. 2 Features: Dean’s Message The Slope of Success Dedman College Scholars: Building on Success In and Out of the Classroom Part One: Helping Exceptional Students Find Their Way Part Two: A Lasting Impact Part Three: Preparing for the Future Student Feature A Tower Scholar’s Life in Uganda Faculty Features Grappling with Culture and Citizenship: […]
March 18, 2016 Congratulations to the the recipients of this year’s Dean’s Research Council grants. The Dean’s Research Council provides competitively awarded seed funding for faculty research and allows them to compete for larger grants and fellowships outside SMU. Sciences Peng Tao Department of Chemistry Extending the Protein Evolution Paradigm to Combat Antibiotic Drug Resistance Karen Lupo Department of […]
SMU NEWS DALLAS (SMU) — R. Hal Williams was a master teacher who inspired generations of SMU students as a professor and chair of the University’s Department of History. He served as an academic leader as dean of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences and later as dean of research and graduate studies. He died […]