SMU in the News

Highlights from August 22-28, 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.



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


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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


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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


Energy Wire

Bruce Bullock, Cox, on the acquisition of Oncor



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


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


The Guardian

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

and here


H Texas magazine

CUL vintage photo featured in a story about Texas dress codes


John Batchelor Show

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



SMU seismologists mentioned in a story about recent earthquake in Irving



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

and here

and here


Penn State News

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


Religion News Service

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



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


Smithsonian magazine

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


Southern California Public Radio

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



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


University of Texas at Dallas News

SMU mentioned in a story about students with EMT training


Wiscasset Newspaper

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



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



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


SMU alumnus Ken Morris Q&A about his filmmaking career


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


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


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


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


Compiled by Cherri Gann ’15
oordinator, SMU News & Communications | Office of Public Affairs
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