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SMU Students Earn Prestigious Fulbright, Boren Awards

SMU News: Eight SMU students have accepted Fulbright and Boren awards for international study, research and teaching in Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Kazakhstan, Taiwan, Singapore and South Korea. Five will be headed across the world as Fulbright finalists to conduct research and teach abroad for the 2022-2023 academic year, while three will travel as Boren fellows […]

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New Mexico’s Megafires Mark a Turning Point

Tom’s Dispatch Bill deBuys, is a former William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies fellow, an environmentalist, conservationist, and writer. For People, Land, and the Forest Service BY WILLIAM DEBUYS Firefighters don’t normally allude to early English epics, but in a briefing on the massive Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon Fire in northern New Mexico, a top field […]

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Hospitals are supposed to make public how much they charge for various procedures. But few do.

A recent JAMA study by former SMU student Eman Haque and other researchers can be found here: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2792987?guestAccessKey=f7b2f574-9f07-4eb9-8c84-ec4e3b434926&utm_source=For_The_Media&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=ftm_links&utm_content=tfl&utm_term=060722  Summary The federal Hospital Price Transparency Final Rule aims to increase health care price transparency and facilitate patient price shopping online. Hospitals are required to disclose 5 types of standard charges for all services in an accessible […]

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Congratulations to Melissa Sitton!

Melissa is a doctoral student in the SMU Clinical Psychology program. Her research poster won an SMU Research Day award and an APS conference award which led to an invitation from the Association for Psychological Science to be highlighted in the Observer feature, Up-and-Coming Voices. https://www.psychologicalscience.org/observer/clinical-talks#adolescents

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Study by former SMU student shows that few hospitals make public how much they charge for various procedures

JAMA Hospitals are supposed to make public how much they charge for various procedures. But few do, shows a study done by former SMU student, Eman Haque and other researchers. Adherence to a Federal Hospital Price Transparency Rule and Associated Financial and Marketplace Factors The federal Hospital Price Transparency Final Rule aims to increase health […]

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Liquid Light, Ayahuasca Spirituality and the Santo Daime Tradition

Congrats to Dr. Barnard on his new book, Liquid Light. Read the full press release below. William Barnard is a professor of religious studies at Southern Methodist University. He is the author of Exploring Unseen Worlds: William James and the Philosophy of Mysticism(1997) and Living Consciousness: The Metaphysical Vision of Henri Bergson(2011), as well as coeditor of Crossing […]

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Tonga volcano eruption was largest ever recorded in over a century, scientists say

Yahoo News The Hunga Tonga volcano eruption on 15 January this year was the largest explosion ever recorded in the atmosphere in over a century, scientists have explained. The explosion of the volcano in the South Pacific was the biggest ever recorded by modern geophysical equipment, said a study published last week in the journal Science. The atmospheric pressure wave […]

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Research shows the role empathy may play in music

SMU News The link could pave the way for future research exploring the benefits of socially engaged, active music listening on social cognition Can people who understand the emotions of others better interpret emotions conveyed through music? A new study by an international team of researchers suggests the abilities are linked. The study’s results provide […]

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Stephen Wegren pens article for Newsroom: “War threatens food security in Russia and beyond”

newsroom. Stephen K. Wegren is Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Political Science, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, USA. His most recent books are The Food Revolution in Russia: The Transformation of the Food System (Routledge, 2021) and Russia’s Role in the Contemporary International Agri-Food Trade System (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022). Wegren declared no conflicts of interest […]

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SMU students honored at Honors Convocation

SMU News Congratulations to all of the SMU students honored at Monday night’s Honors Convocation. The ceremony recognizes new honor society inductees, national fellowships, various distinguished scholarships and internships, school and departmental awards, and graduating University Honors Program students. A list of award recipients can be found here. Watch Ceremony