Congratulations to the following professors who received emeritus status in 2014-2015. The professors, and their dates of service: Christine Buchanan, Professor Emerita of Biological Sciences, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1977-2015 Bradley Kent Carter, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1970-2015 Anthony Cortese, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1989-2015 Richard Haberman, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1978-2015 James K. Hopkins, Professor Emeritus of History, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1974-2015 John Ubelaker, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1968-2015 Ben Wallace, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1969-2015
Luisa del Rosal, Dedman College student, education ops may further integrate economies of Mexico, U.S.
By ALFREDO CORCHADO email@example.com Mexico Bureau Published: 13 December 2014 11:49 PM Updated: 14 December 2014 12:03 AM Related Mexican professionals bringing ambition, startups to North Texas Educational opportunity is another factor drawing talented Mexicans to North Texas. David Arreaga, from the northern Mexico state of Coahuila, is a Ph.D. candidate and researcher in the materials science department at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he spends most days seeking high-tech solutions for medical problems such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. In 2008, a UTD professor urged Arreaga to consider Dallas as an option. At the time, Arreaga worked for an auto company in Saltillo, Mexico. He was climbing the company ladder, traveling to the United States and Germany for training, but he also saw [...]
Anne Lincoln, Sociology, cited in a story about changing the paradigms regarding women in math/science careers
Science Magazine Originally posted: December 4, 2014 Science, argued physicist and philosopher of science Thomas Kuhn in his seminal 1962 book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, makes fundamental advances when new, unfamiliar intellectual paradigms replace older, accepted ones that can no longer account for important data and observations. But new paradigms, Kuhn added, inevitably face resistance from people committed, whether intellectually or personally, to a former consensus that no longer adequately explains the evidence. It’s likely that we’re witnessing something of the sort right now, in a discussion that has vexed academic science for decades: Why do women constitute a minority of faculty members, especially in math-intensive fields? The conflict between new and old flared into public view in October, when a pair of well-regarded [...]
Phys.org ..."These findings suggest to us that the academy does not merely have a gender problem, but also a child-rearing problem—men who want to have and spend time with their children likely will face challenges in academic science," said Damaske, who worked with Elaine Howard Ecklund, Autrey Professor of Sociology, Rice University; Anne Lincoln, associate professor of sociology, Southern Methodist University and Virginia White, graduate student, University of Chicago. READ MORE