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SMU-RTG fellows stay busy over the summer

Dedman College News: The SMU Department of Mathematics launched an NSF funded Research Training Group program (SMU-RTG) in 2019 which aims to nurture research interaction between faculty, postdoctoral researchers, graduate and undergraduate students. The program has grown significantly over the years and currently supports eleven graduate and postdoctoral fellows. Here are some SMU-RTG fellow summer […]

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History PhD Candidate Ashton Reynolds Wins Research Award

Congratulations to History PhD Candidate Ashton Reynolds for winning a $1,500 research award from the State Historical Society of Iowa. This will result in publication in their journal, “The Annals of Iowa,” of a piece that will look at Iowa as the nexus of intra-Mormon competition and cooperation.

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SMU research cut a wide path in 2021

SMU News From answering pre-launch questions before a NASA mission to one of Saturn’s moons, to identifying hundreds of mostly “hidden” landslides on the U.S. West Coast, SMU professors and students fueled research with impact in 2021. Here are some of the Dedman College highlights. You can find the full list of SMU research accomplishments […]

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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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SMU study shows how a ‘good’ protein can remove a toxic protein related to Alzheimer’s

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: June 29, 2021 While he was in college, James McCormick received bad news: His grandmother had developed Alzheimer’s. “When somebody gets a disease [that] you don’t know much about,” he said, “you want to research it and learn more about it.” He was used to poring through primary research articles, […]

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New publication by the Harrod Lab

SMU News Originally Posted: June 23, 2021 Research reveals inhibiting TIGAR enhances the susceptibility of HPV+ cancer cells to chemotherapy drugs that induce oxidative stress [Yapindi et al. 2021, J Antivirals & Antiretrovirals 13(3), in press]. READ MORE

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Texas’s Best Young Accordionists Carry on a Conjunto Legacy

Texas Monthly Originally Posted: May 2021 Had this been a non-pandemic year, Christopher Ramirez and Ashly Nicole Molina would have been in Austin on a recent Saturday afternoon. As two of the four finalists for the sixteen-and-under conjunto category in the Big Squeeze—the annual competition of Texas’s best young accordion players—they would’ve played live at […]

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Dedman College students to participate in NSF conference on COVID-19 modelling

Dedman College News Originally Posted: January 22, 2021 Four Dedman College students will participate in the upcoming “NSF Student Conference on COVID-19 Modelling” January 28-29, 2021. According to the National Science Foundation (NSF) student conference website, the event “aims to highlight a broad range of interdisciplinary developments on understanding mechanisms behind COVID-19 dynamics.” Key session […]

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Call for Applications for DCII Graduate Student in Residence Program, Spring 2021

The Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute is pleased to announce a call for applications for the inaugural semester of the DCII Graduate Student in Residence (GSiR) Program. The purpose of the DCII GSiR Program is to support advanced Dedman College graduate students as they pursue research on topics of interdisciplinary interest and impact. The program is […]

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Fellows announced for AY 2020-2021

Clements Center Research Fellowships provide senior or junior scholars with an essential element for producing successful books, and that is time. The Center is pleased to announce its fellows for academic year 2020-2021. Link for more information: https://www.smu.edu/Dedman/Research/Institutes-and-Centers/SWCenter/Fellowships/Announce