Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dedman College Research English

The Story of the Wound that Cries Out: Using Narrative to Inform Healthcare Design in Research and Practice

SMU Department of English​ alumna Kari Nixon pens an op-ed for the British Medical Journal blog related to her research at SMU. Her work in the medical humanities covers disease and identity from the 1720s through today and has been published by Simon and Schuster, SUNY University Press, and in Disability Studies Quarterly, and the Journal for Medical Humanities. […]

Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dedman College Research English Tower Center Undergraduate News

The SteadiSpoon™ story: How a grandmother’s inspiration is driving SMU student entrepreneurs Raleigh Dewan and Mason Morland

SMU News – DALLAS (SMU) – Raleigh Dewan arrived at SMU weighed by personal experience with neurologic disease progression. After his grandmother was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, Dewan had witnessed the debilitating hand tremors that would not allow her to eat without spilling food everywhere, preventing her from enjoying with family the extravagant Southern dinners […]

Categories
Biology Chemistry Dedman College Research Faculty News

SMU biotech research moving into Pegasus Park

SMU News – SMU is expanding its opportunities for collaboration in innovative biotech research by joining Pegasus Park’s growing Biotech+ Hub. SMU will have space in the fully-equipped 37,000-square-foot biotech facility that offers shared and private laboratory and office spaces for early-stage scientific ventures. Within minutes of downtown Dallas and the UT Southwestern Medical District, Pegasus […]

Categories
Biology Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dedman College Research Graduate News

Biology student awarded predoctoral fellowship from American Epilepsy Society

Kelsey Paulhus, a PhD student in the laboratory of Dr. Edward Glasscock who is an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at SMU, has received a predoctoral fellowship award from the American Epilepsy Society (AES) to support her research and professional development activities. These one-year fellowships provide $30,000 in funding to predoctoral students […]

Categories
Anthropology Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dedman College Research Faculty News

Fast fashion and how it’s ‘a bombshell source of pollution in so many ways

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) There’s no denying: we have a fixation for fashion. The average consumer buys 60% more clothing today than 18 years ago, and keeps it half as long. And with fast fashion companies churning out monthly – or weekly – trends, that cycle is repeating at breakneck speed. Hundreds of shoppers lined up […]

Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dedman College Research Faculty News Psychology

3 Reasons To Leave Your ‘People Never Change’ Philosophy Behind

Forbes: There’s so much literature and discourse in our society suggesting that humans are incapable of change. Platitudes like ‘boys will be boys’ and ‘once a cheater, always a cheater’ speak volumes about the way we perceive human personalities, especially problematic ones. Holding such an absolute notion about something as dynamic as human nature can […]

Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dedman College Research Earth Sciences Faculty News

NASA’s Artemis I Is a Go for Historic Launch to the Moon

How Stuff Works: Unfortunately, NASA scrubbed today’s Artemis launch due to engine issues. SMU’s Matt Siegler explains why this mission would have been so historic. https://science.howstuffworks.com/artemis-news.htm

Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences SW Center

Opinion: What the 1836 Project Leaves Out in Its Version of Texas History

Texas Monthly: A popular joke in the Soviet Union went like this: “The future is certain. Only the past is unpredictable.” The quip poked fun at both the Communist party’s confidence that socialism would soon rule the world and the way that its leaders, such as Joseph Stalin, demanded frequent rewrites of history. Onetime allies of Stalin […]

Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dedman College Research English Faculty News

At DMA, Texas Bound will feature Dallas writers, actors this fall

Dallas Morning News: Word came recently about an upcoming literary event that you won’t want to miss. Presented at the Dallas Museum of Art, Texas Bound brings together Texas-connected actors to read works by Texas-connected authors. In the next installment of the series, on Nov. 7, Dallas writers will be well represented. Sanderia Faye, who’s […]

Categories
Anthropology Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dedman College Research Economics Embrey Human Rights Events Graduate News History Philosophy Political Science Statistical Science Undergraduate News World Languages and Literatures

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 […]