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Southwest Review featured on Literary Hub

Southwest Review, SMU’s quarterly literary journal, has been featured by Literary Hub. Professor Greg Brownderville is the Editor-in-Chief of the Southwest Review. It is the third-oldest literary quarterly in the United States.

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Faculty projects featured in world-renowned social science podcast

Professor Greg Brownderville’s projects, Fire Bones and Beekeeper Spaceman, are featured in the new episode of Arts & Letters, which is ranked in the top ten social science podcasts in the world by Feedspot. The episode can be accessed at one of the two links below. UALR Public Radio Apple Podcasts

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Dedman College Announces 2023 Faculty Awards

Congratulations to the following: Ryszard Stroynowski Dedman Family Distinguished Professor Elizabeth Russ Caren Prothro Award Robert Gregory and Joe Kobylka Perrine Prize

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Opinion: The Ten Commandments Bill: Thou shalt not play favorites

Austin American Statesman – By Mark Chancey and Marc Zvi Brettler. Chancey is a professor of religious studies at SMU Dallas. Brettler is the Bernice and Morton Lerner Distinguished Professor in Judaic Studies at Duke University The Ten Commandments bill passed through the Texas State Senate last month faster than the Hebrews through the Red […]

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Nature Portfolio highlights research by Earth Sciences professor, Alexander Chase

Nature Portfolio – Chemical Communication Drive Microbial Community Structure Microbial communities are assemblages organized by various ecological and evolutionary processes that contribute to the different types and number of species across environments. At broad biogeographic patterns, certain microbial taxa are largely associated with particular environments (e.g., Cyanobacteria in marine systems) due to conserved phylogenetic traits. […]

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SMU Biosciences professor receives NIH grant for research on epilepsy

Newswise — An estimated 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy, making them 16 times more likely to die suddenly compared to the general population. SMU biology researcher Edward Glasscock has received a 5-year, $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for a study that he hopes will lead to the identification of biomarkers […]

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Congratulations to Heather DeShon, recently elected president of the Seismological Society of America

Dedman College News – Heather DeShon, Department Chair and Professor in Dedman College’s Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences, was elected SSA president and has already assumed duties as president-elect. According to the website, SSA is “committed to advancing seismology and sharing research with the public to help build an earthquake-aware world.” Congratulations!

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Scholars fine-tune their research on Religion and the American West during conference at Eiteljorg Museum

Eiteljorg Museum – On April 20-23, the Eiteljorg welcomed scholars from around the United States to our museum. The scholars participated in a symposium on the theme “Religion and the American West,” co-sponsored by the Clements Center for Southwestern Studies at Southern Methodist University, and the Eiteljorg. Located in Dallas, Texas, the Clements Center holds […]

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Black, Latino and other minoritized youth need better early psychosis care, SMU anthropologist learns

SMU News – While youth and teens struggling with psychosis benefit the most with early intervention care, 20 to 40 percent of them drop out of care programs, if they begin them at all. But a recent study shows that ethnoracially minoritized youth, especially, are less likely to utilize an early intervention program and are […]

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Dedman College Faculty and Staff Community Mixer

Date: April 13, 2023 Time: 4-7 p.m. Location: Lumen Hotel (6101 Hillcrest Ave.) All Dedman College faculty and staff welcome. RSVP by 6pm on Monday, April 10.