2017 Archives

SMU in the News

August 22-28, 2017

August 22, 2017

Following are highlights of stories about SMU or stories that relied on the expertise of SMU faculty and others. The links are not maintained by SMU but were working when they posted here.

News

ABS-DBN News

Hiroki Takeuchi, Dedman, U.S.-Japan alliance 'significant' in pressuring N. Korea

 

 

Associated Press

Edward Countryman, Dedman, Civil War lessons often depend on where the classroom is

 

Christian Science Monitor

Cal Jillson, Dedman, Trump widens rift with key Republican leaders

 

 

Dallas Business Journal

SMU CAPE classes help bridge the gap for app developers in North Texas

 

 

Dallas Morning News

SMU Reads hosted Evicted author Matthew Desmond for a community forum

 

and here

 

 

Edward Countryman, Dedman, cited in an essay about American Indians depiction in movies about the Revolution

 

 

Heather DeShon, Lyle School, 3.1 magnitude earthquake occurred last week in Irving

 

 

Bernard Weinstein, Cox, Harvey won’t destroy Texas economy

 

and here

 

and here

 

and here

 

and here

 

 

Chad Morris hosts first-years at his home

 

 

Tim Jankovich evaluates MBB team during summer Canada trip

 

 

Dallas Observer

Meadows Museum exhibit Picasso/Rivera: Still Life and the Precedence of Form nicely reviewed

 

 

E&E News

James Coleman, Dedman Law, ruling against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission affects climate law

https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060059077

 

Energy Wire

Bruce Bullock, Cox, on the acquisition of Oncor

https://www.eenews.net/energywire/stories/1060059185

 

Forbes

George Finney, staff, commentary, create purpose-driven cybersecurity in the workplace

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2017/08/23/creating-purpose-driven-cybersecurity-in-your-workplace/#780ba1e61824

 

SMU ranks No. 98 on list of top colleges, No. 78 among private colleges

https://www.forbes.com/colleges/southern-methodist-university/

 

The Guardian

Mike Davis, Cox, food service labor shortages affect Dallas-area businesses (picked up from DMN)

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/aug/20/dallas-texas-labor-shortages-restaurants-business

and here

http://www.aldiadallas.com/2017/08/24/dallas-hay-nuevos-restaurantes-pero-cuesta-encontrar-empleados/

 

H Texas magazine

CUL vintage photo featured in a story about Texas dress codes

http://htexas.com/blogs/hot-button-lynn-ashby/texas-gets-dressed-down

 

John Batchelor Show

Bernard Weinstein, Cox, Trump and the energy industry so far

https://audioboom.com/posts/6234927-trump-and-energy-so-far-bud-weinstein-smu

 

NBC DFW

SMU seismologists mentioned in a story about recent earthquake in Irving

http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Magnitude-Earthquake-Reported-in-Irving-USGS-441720403.html

 

Newsweek

Chris Jenks, Dedman Law, commentary, removing Confederate monuments is complicated

http://www.newsweek.com/think-about-you-tear-down-robert-e-lee-statue-655965

and here

https://www.justsecurity.org/44479/tangled-history-confederate-generals-west-point-army-robert-e-lee/

and here

https://www.yahoo.com/news/think-tear-down-robert-e-172044984.html

 

Penn State News

Stephanie Knight, Simmons, unique way of teaching science benefits future science teachers

http://news.psu.edu/story/478650/2017/08/22/academics/unique-way-teaching-science-benefits-future-science-teachers

 

Religion News Service

William Lawrence, Perkins, sexuality is a big deal for the church

http://religionnews.com/2017/08/22/why-is-sexuality-such-a-big-deal-for-the-church/

 

Sapiens

Carolyn Smith-Morris, Dedman, can medical anthropology solve the diabetes dilemma?

https://www.sapiens.org/body/diabetes-medical-anthropology/

 

Smithsonian magazine

SMU mentioned in a story about a Kent State University lab replicating Stone Age weapons

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/lab-replicates-weapons-early-feats-north-american-engineering-180964077/

 

Southern California Public Radio

Cal Jillson, Dedman, Obama coming back to politics, pros and cons

http://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/2017/08/23/58735/treading-lightly-the-benefits-and-pitfalls-of-obam/

 

Star-Telegram

Cal Jillson, Dedman, recent federal ruling calls for redrawing nine Texas House districts, creating uncertainty for districts and candidates

http://www.star-telegram.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article169375317.html

 

University of Texas at Dallas News

SMU mentioned in a story about students with EMT training

http://www.utdallas.edu/news/2017/8/24-32659_Students-Form-Volunteer-Emergency-Response-Team-on_story-wide.html?WT.mc_id=NewsHomePage

 

Wiscasset Newspaper

Paul Kreuger, Lyle School, scientists research the movement of squids at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center

http://www.wiscassetnewspaper.com/article/scientists-research-movement-squids-darling-marine-center/90904

 

Students

SMU student entrepreneur opens another business, Bar Stellar in Dallas’ Knox-Henderson neighborhood

http://www.papercitymag.com/restaurants/bar-stellar-dallas-reopens-la-cocktail-den-instagram-hotspot/

 

Alums

SMU alumna/Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe extending Bumble premise to career opportunities

https://www.fastcompany.com/40456526/bumbles-ceo-takes-aim-at-linkedin?partner=rss&utm_content=buffer4098d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

SMU alumnus Ken Morris Q&A about his filmmaking career

http://starlocalmedia.com/mckinneycouriergazette/news/deep-focus-mckinney-native-making-dreams-come-true/article_aad1555e-8c0f-11e7-9a96-23d35e8328cd.html

 

SMU alumna Susan Ganter named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Embrey-Riddle Aeronautical University

http://news.erau.edu/headlines/dr-susan-l-ganter-joins-worldwide-campus-as-dean-of-college-of-arts-and-sciences/

 

Mustang alums - Zach Line, Thomas Morstead, Sterling Moore, Josh LeRibeus and Chris Banjo - now playing for New Orleans Saints take a reunion photo

https://sportsday.dallasnews.com/college-sports/smumustangs/2017/08/24/five-former-smu-players-new-orleans-saints-got-together-fun-group-photo

 

SMU alumnus Bryan Sheffield, mentioned in a story about Fort Worth energy firm returning to production

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/energy/2017/08/24/making-billions-texas-tech-friends-return-permian-basin-fort-worth-firm

 

SMU alumna Emy Mack nicely profiled for her shoe and handbag designs, Emy Mack Collective

http://whirlmagazine.com/a-dream-to-design-emy-mack-collective/

 

Compiled by Cherri Gann ’15
C
oordinator, SMU News & Communications | Office of Public Affairs
214-768-7657 | cgann@smu.edu
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