Inside Higher Ed: The Truth about Bias Response Teams is More Complex Than Often Thought

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Inside Higher Ed: The Truth about Bias Response Teams is More Complex Than Often Thought

DALLAS (SMU) – Are bias response teams political correctness police on college campuses? Or are they a quick fix for dealing with prejudice and bias? In an opinion piece in Inside Higher Ed, a team of professors, including Southern Methodist University's S. Kiersten Ferguson, argues that the truth is more complex. They note that bias [...]

2019-06-26T11:31:56-05:00 June 26, 2019|Categories: Learning & Education, SMU In The News, Subfeature|

New Power Generation Technology Using Waste Heat from Geothermal Plants Tested at SMU

The Geothermal Laboratory at Southern Methodist University (SMU) has just completed a research project that aims to use ultra-low-grade heat (150 °F to 250 °F) normally discarded by geothermal facilities to generate additional electricity. A central component of this project was the proprietary bottoming cycle technology of PwrCor, Inc., an advanced technology company that focuses [...]

2019-06-26T09:31:57-05:00 June 18, 2019|Categories: Energy & Matter, Researcher news, SMU In The News, Subfeature|

Long Exposure to Protein Inhibitor May Be the Key to More Effective Chemotherapy for Treatment-Resistant Cancers, SMU Finds

SMU researchers find success in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer cells in the lab DALLAS (SMU) - Researchers at SMU's Center for Drug Discovery, Design and Delivery (CD4) have succeeded in lab testing the use of chemotherapy with a specific protein inhibitor so that the chemotherapeutic medication is better absorbed by drug-resistant cancer cells without harming [...]

2019-06-17T13:08:05-05:00 June 7, 2019|Categories: Health & Medicine, Researcher news, SMU In The News, Subfeature|

DNA From 31,000-Year-Old Human Teeth Reveals New Ethnic Group Living in Siberia During Last Ice Age

An international team of researchers, including SMU anthropologist David Meltzer, discovered a new group of ancient Siberians. The research was published June 5, 2019 as a story in Nature Two children’s milk teeth buried deep in a remote archaeological site in north eastern Siberia have revealed a previously unknown group of people lived there during [...]

2019-06-26T10:53:23-05:00 June 6, 2019|Categories: Feature, Fossils & Ruins, Researcher news, SMU In The News|

Dallas Cowboys’ Legend and Video Gamers Help Fight Cancer

Gamer's play contributes to SMU research The worlds of eSports, professional sports, philanthropy and cancer researching collided on Saturday for an online streaming event to raise funds for children with cancer, their families and Children's Health in Dallas. Three-time Super Bowl winner and NFL Hall of Famer, Michael Irvin, and two-time Madden NFL champion, Drini [...]

2019-05-22T08:15:00-05:00 May 19, 2019|Categories: Researcher news, SMU In The News|

The Dallas Morning News: HMS, Australia team up to solve a global health challenge

Southern Methodist University (SMU) has teamed up with Texas-based HMS, the Digital Health CRC (Cooperative Research Centre) and Stanford University to tackle some of the world's most significant health challenges using 'big data.' Dallas Morning News' business reporter Melissa Repko covered the news on the collaboration, which was announced on Tuesday. There are two key [...]

2019-05-17T09:10:30-05:00 May 15, 2019|Categories: Researcher news, SMU In The News, Subfeature|

KERA News: ‘Teaching Joy’ Is A New Approach In The Battle Against Anhedonia

DALLAS (SMU) – Anhedonia is a symptom of depression that strips people of their ability to feel joy. Alicia Meuret and Thomas Ritz, professors at Southern Methodist University (SMU), talked to KERA News' host of All Things Considered Justin Martin about why this psychological condition can be so devastating for people who have it. Meuret, professor [...]

2019-05-10T10:14:26-05:00 May 10, 2019|Categories: Health & Medicine, SMU In The News|

SB Nation: Can speed save Ben Simmons?

DALLAS (SMU) – As SB Nation's Michael Pina points out, Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons might be the fastest player in the NBA, not to mention the other physical advantages he has.  But Pina asks the question: is any of that enough? For the article, Pina interviewed coaches, players and Southern Methodist University professor Peter Weyand, who [...]

2019-05-10T09:51:07-05:00 May 9, 2019|Categories: SMU In The News|
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