Summer Research Symposium

Event Date: Thursdays, June 13-August 8 Location: Fondren Science 123 Time: 12:00-1:00pm The Office of Engaged Learning is hosting a Summer Research Symposium, on Thursdays at Noon in Fondren Science 123. The Symposium features brief lectures and free food! Link for more information: https://www.smu.edu/Provost/EngagedLearning/Undergraduate-Research    

By | 2019-06-13T08:35:01-07:00 June 11th, 2019|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Undergraduate News|Comments Off on Summer Research Symposium

Dallas Cowboys’ Legend and Video Gamers Help Fight Cancer

SMU Research Originally Posted: May 23, 2019 Gamer’s play contributes to SMU research The worlds of eSports, professional sports, philanthropy and cancer researching collided on Saturday for an online streaming event to raise funds for children with cancer, their families and Children’s Health in Dallas. Three-time Super Bowl winner and NFL Hall of Famer, Michael Irvin, and two-time Madden NFL champion, Drini Gjoka, joined to compete in a gaming tournament alongside patients and patient families at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. The tournament consisted of a live Madden NFL 19 streaming game via Twitch and ExtraLife. Stream viewers were asked to make contributions to Children’s Health in support of its Dallas emergency room renovation. At the same time, technology created by BALANCED Media | Technology helped Southern Methodist University (SMU) [...]

By | 2019-05-23T06:54:32-07:00 May 31st, 2019|Biology, Chemistry, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News|Comments Off on Dallas Cowboys’ Legend and Video Gamers Help Fight Cancer

Immigration Policy in an Era of Globalization and Crisis

SMU NEWS Originally Posted: May 20, 2019 SMU scholars will join other academics from various institutions in Paris, France June 23-25, to discuss "Immigration Policy in an Era of Globalization and Crisis," and the effects said policy has on nations around the globe. The event will be a multi-day affair (June 23 - June 25) held at the Collège de France in Paris, co-sponsored by the Tower Center for Political Studies and the Institut Convergences MIGRATIONS. READ MORE

By | 2019-05-20T08:34:52-07:00 May 24th, 2019|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Faculty News, Tower Center, Undergraduate News|Comments Off on Immigration Policy in an Era of Globalization and Crisis

SMU’s 104th Commencement Weekend

SMU's 104th Commencement Weekend is May 17 and 18, 2019. The activities that make up Commencement Weekend showcase some of the University's best traditions and are designed to recognize the pride we all feel in our students' accomplishments. See the event schedule here Watch both ceremonies live @ www.smu.edu/live Baccalaureate Service 8:00 p.m. Friday, May 17th Commencement 9:00 a.m. Saturday, May 18th Congratulations to all the graduates!

By | 2019-05-13T10:48:38-07:00 May 17th, 2019|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events|Comments Off on SMU’s 104th Commencement Weekend

Doug Parker Featured Speaker at SMU’s May Commencement

SMU News Originally Posted: May 1, 2019 Doug Parker, chairman and chief executive officer of American Airlines Group Inc. and its subsidiary, American Airlines, will be the featured speaker during SMU’s May Commencement Convocation at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 18, in Moody Coliseum. “We talk about entrepreneurial spirit quite a bit here on the Hilltop, and Doug Parker lives it,” said SMU President R. Gerald Turner. “He is a world changer, and I know his remarks will provide our graduating students with information that will serve them well after SMU.” SMU’s commencement ceremony, including Parker’s remarks, will be live-streamed at https://www.smu.edu/live. Parker is a strong supporter of the people who make up the airline industry, and is invested in creating a culture that empowers his team [...]

By | 2019-05-13T11:11:45-07:00 May 16th, 2019|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events|Comments Off on Doug Parker Featured Speaker at SMU’s May Commencement

New DCII on Machine Learning lead by Math Faculty

SMU Interdisciplinary Institute Cluster on Machine Learning and Control Theory Event Date: April 19 Time: 3:30pm Organizers: Minh-Binh Tran, Alejandro Aceves, Chul Moon Brief Description: Multilayer neural networks have been shown to be the most powerful models in machine learning. However, the fundamental reasons for this success remains not well understood and for that it will require mathematical tools and expertise. One of the most important mathematical tools that can be used to study neural networks is Control/Mean Field theory that deals with the behavior of dynamical systems with inputs, and how their behavior is modified by feedback. By this cluster, we would like to create a forum for faculties and researchers at regional universities and companies working on this important topic. READ MORE

By | 2019-04-22T19:17:50-07:00 April 19th, 2019|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Faculty News, Mathematics|Comments Off on New DCII on Machine Learning lead by Math Faculty

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

Tonight’s Stanton Sharp Lecture: Borderlands: A Global History of the Mexican Second Empire is cancelled due to severe weather

EVENT CANCELLED: April 17, 2019 Tonight’s Stanton Sharp Lecture: Borderlands: A Global History of the Mexican Second Empire is cancelled due to severe weather.

By | 2019-04-17T13:37:31-07:00 April 17th, 2019|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, History|Comments Off on Tonight’s Stanton Sharp Lecture: Borderlands: A Global History of the Mexican Second Empire is cancelled due to severe weather

Founder’s Day Weekend

SMU News Originally Posted: April 12, 2019 Wednesday, April 10 — Sunday, April 14, 2019 Alumni, parents and friends: Founders’ Day Weekend 2019. Events include Golden Mustangs Day on April 11 and the spring football practice and SMU Ring Ceremony on April 13. More details will be coming soon. Full Schedule Here

By | 2019-04-12T10:55:24-07:00 April 12th, 2019|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events|Comments Off on Founder’s Day Weekend
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