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The Washington Post
Sarah Tran, RIP
I was very sad to learn that Southern Methodist University law professor Sarah Tran passed away recently at the too-young age of 34, after a long and courageous battle with leukemia.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Dallas Morning News
North Texans cautiously optimistic about SAT changes
Michael Meng, a senior at Greenhill School, was selected by the College Board this school year for a national student advisory panel to provide input on how to change the SAT for the better.
College-entrance SAT exam set for major overhaul in 2016
An obligatory essay, arcane vocabulary words and penalties for wrong answers will be gone from the widely used SAT exam as of 2016 as administrators try to make the standardized test more reflective of a student's readiness for college.
The Wilson County News
SMU recognizes fall honor students
Post a comment Kristin Acker, a resident of Poth and a junior at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, has been named to the honor roll with high distinction.
Sumner County school achievements
To be listed on the SMU honor roll with distinction, students must be in the top 10 percent of their school of record.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Dallas Chamber Symphony Hosts Second Annual International Piano Competition March 12-15, 2014
Competition for young professional and pre-professional pianists will be adjudicated by all-star jury panel, solo concert engagement with the DCS, thousands in cash prizes.
Algebra II still a college requirement, despite new law
Though a new law removes algebra II as a core requirement for a high school diploma, many Texas universities say they will not change their admissions standards to drop the advanced math course anytime soon.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Why controlling feral cat colonies with TNR works better than extermination
Officials in Escambia County, Florida, are having trouble deciding if trap-neuter-return is better for handling their feral cat population than flat-out extermination.
The Trials Of Entrepreneurship: TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie On Starting Up Again...And Again
For Blake Mycoskie, the success of TOMS has been a long time coming. He started his first company, a laundry business, as an 18-year-old at Southern Methodist University.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Former SMU student sentenced to federal prison for dangerous asbestos removal project
A former Southern Methodist University student who exposed workers to asbestos was sentenced Thursday to a year in federal prison for violating the Clean Air Act .
How the Bakken can better benefit Houston
Plenty of Houston-based energy companies are involved in oil and gas production in North Dakota's active Bakken formation.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Guest view: Creating 'Massively Better Classrooms' could make Flint an education destination
Last month, Flint's higher education Quad-POD Consortium - Baker College of Flint, Kettering University, Mott Community College and University of Michigan-Flint - brought in a nationally known speaker to educate instructors about new teaching techniques and to inspire them to teach naked.
SMU Opens Domestic Violence, Sex Trafficking Legal Clinic
The Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law is launching a center for victims of domestic violence, financed by a $5 million donation from university alumni Ray and Nancy Ann Hunt.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Star Online
Wild, wild west fashion of Chanel
Chanel did a two-step into Dallas for a fabulous Texan romp for their Metiers d'Art 2013/2014 presentation.
George W. Bush artwork to go on display at presidential library
The artwork of the 43rd president will go on display at a special exhibit this spring at his presidential library in Texas.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Family Badge
The Evolution of Journalism and Government Communications
Brent Brown / Public Agenda / a digital tool that maps the voting agenda of the Dallas City Council by neighborhoods Moderator: Tony Pederson - Professor and Belo Distinguished Chair in Journalism Southern Methodist University Second panel and Q and A: How government response has changed, and what have the effects been on communications with media ... (more)
KQXT-FM San Antonio
Republican Candidates Rushing to Tout 'Christian' Values
Cal Jillson, a political analyst at Southern Methodist University, says it shows how conservative and how evangelical the Texas GOP has gotten in the last six years, and what candidates have to do to attract the activist Republican and Tea Party voters who cast ballots in off year primaries.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Jindal is on the road
U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., is the captain of the Mystick Krewe of Louisianians , who holds a dinner dance on Friday night.
Uptown San Diego Examiner
Daily Business Report-Feb. 21, 2014
Robert Heath Dennard, who invented one of the most significant advances in computer technology - Dynamic Random Access Memory - will be honored as the Kyoto Prize Laureate in advanced technology at this year's Kyoto Prize Symposium March 18 at San Diego State University.