2001 News Releases

December

Meadows School Of The Arts Student Wins First Prize At Pilar Bayona International Piano Competition (12/21/01)

SMU Receives Federal Funds to Establish Institute For Engineering Education (12/21/01)

SMU Passes New Safety Policy Regarding Skateboards (12/18/01)

SMU’s Meadows Museum To Present Goya’s Mastery In Prints: “La Tauromaquia” And “Los Disparates,” Jan. 27-Apr. 1, 2002 (12/18/01)

2001 Doak Walker Award Presentation Banquet Date Changed (12/14/01)

Japanese Scholar Joins SMU Political Science Faculty (12/13/01)

New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani To Speak At SMU In April (12/12/01)

SMU To Award 548 Degrees In December Graduation (12/12/01)

Chris Peck Named New Journalism Chair At SMU (12/12/01)

Student, Staff Member To Carry Olympic Torch; Motorcade To Make Short Stop On Campus (12/11/01)

$6.3 Million Committed For James Collins Executive Education Center At SMU (12/10/01)

SMU International Students To Lead Christmas Caroling (12/10/01)

Psychology Professor To Research Spirituality And Aging (12/10/01)

SMU Dedicates New Dedman Life Sciences Building (12/6/01)

Perkins School Of Theology To Host Laity Week March 7-10, 2002 (12/5/01)

Master’s Of Church Ministries Degree Program To Prepare Future Ordained Deacons (12/5/01)

Perkins School To Offer Two New Graduate Certificate Programs (12/5/01)

Phil Bennett Named Head Football Coach at SMU (12/5/01)

Meadows Museum Presents Holiday “Family Day” Event (12/5/01)

November

Law Students To Donate Toys To Children Of Inmates (11/30/01)

Student Wins UPS Foundation Scholarship (11/30/01)

Local Student Receives Foreign Service Internship (11/30/01)

SMU Sponsors Christmas Tea With A British Flair (11/29/01)

SMU Libraries Host Holiday Luncheon Dec. 4 (11/26/01)

SMU Latin Classes Create Internet Advent Calendar (11/21/01)

Youth Ministry Conference Jan. 11-18 To Feature Tex Sample (11/21/01)

SMU Ministers Week To Focus On Urbanization Of Society Feb. 4-6 (11/21/01)

SMU Meadows Symphony Orchestra To Perform Nov. 30 & Dec. 2 (11/21/01)

SMU Grads To Discuss Perspectives On The Medical Profession (11/16/01)

Symposium On Mechanisms Of Aging To Be Held At SMU Dec. 7 (11/14/01)

SMU’s Hart eCenter Sponsors Luncheon And Panel Discussion On Online Privacy And Security Nov. 30 (11/14/01)

Muslim Students To Host Islam Awareness Week (11/13/01)

SMU Libraries To Show Films On Women Of The Middle East (11/12/01)

Masters Of Sacred Music Graduates Gather For Reunion Feb. 7-8 (11/12/01)

SMU Literary Festival To Feature Robert Pinsky Nov. 13 (11/8/01)

Lecture To Explore Civil War From Woman’s Perspective (11/8/01)

Perkins To Host 2001-2002 Congregational Studies Institute (11/8/01)

SMU To Host ‘Service Of Lessons And Carols’ Dec. 6 (11/8/01)

SMU Statistics Professor Helps Judges Interpret Evidence In Complicated Legal Cases (11/8/01)

SMU School Of Engineering To Offer Short Courses In Electrical Engineering And Telecommunications (11/7/01)

SMU To Host Mock Trial On Hate Crimes (11/5/01)

Social Science History Association To Meet In Chicago Nov. 15-18 (11/1/01)

October

Advanced Computer Education Centers Establish Training Partnership With Gateway (10/29/01)

Infinity Project Receives Award For Community Service (10/26/01)

SMU Engineering And Chemistry Professors Receive Grants Of Nearly $1.3 Million For Technology Research (10/26/01)

SMU Libraries Digitize WWII Government Documents (10/25/01)

SMU Students, Faculty To Discuss Terrorism And Future (10/25/01)

Professors To Discuss Role Of University In Times Of Crisis (10/25/01)

Japanese Theologian To Speak At Asian Studies Lecture Series (10/25/01)

SMU School Of Engineering To Hold Networking Event Nov. 4 (10/24/01)

SMU To Host Symposium On Stanley Kubrick Films (10/23/01)

Airline Executives And Pilots Gather At SMU To Discuss The Future Of Aviation (10/23/01)

SMU Literary Festival To Feature David Searcy Oct. 25 (10/23/01)

SMU Perkins School Of Theology Seeks Laity Award Nominations (10/23/01)

SMU’s Dedman School Of Law Raises Nearly $11,000 To Aid The Victims Of The Terrorist Attacks (10/19/01)

SMU English Professor To Participate In KERA Radio Show (10/19/01)

SMU Establishes Temerlin Advertising Institute With Gifts Of More Than $6 Million (10/18/01)

SMU’S Hart eCenter Sponsors Dick Brown Lecture Nov. 5 (10/18/01)

SMU Homecoming Parade To Take New Route Oct. 27 (10/18/01)

SMU Computer Science And Engineering Department Sponsors Lecture On Knowledge Management Oct. 30 (10/17/01)

SMU Hosts Book Signing For Five Dallas Novelists Oct. 26 (10/16/01)

Texas Instruments Foundation Gives $1.5 Million To SMU To Fund Faculty Chair-Director Of New Institute For Reading Research (10/15/01)

Renowned Dancer And Choreographer Judith Jamison To Receive 2001 Algur H. Meadows Award For Excellence In The Arts (10/12/01)

SMU’s Perkins School Of Theology To Offer Classes In San Antonio (10/12/01)

SMU Trustees Approve Creation Of New Degrees In Civil And Environmental Engineering (10/12/01)

Brian Stump Named To Albritton Chair In Geology At SMU (10/10/01)

SMU School Of Engineering Announces New Executive Board (10/8/01)

Author And Explorer Tim Severin To Speak At Dinner Honoring 2001 Hedberg Award Winner Robert Weimer (10/5/01)

Jeanne And Berry Cox Pledge $1 Million To Establish SMU Chair Honoring John Tower (10/2/01)

SMU’s Dedman School Of Law To Hold 9th Annual Corporate Council Symposium Oct. 26 (10/2/01)

Author To Discuss The Creation Of Modern Southwest Archaeology At SMU Lecture Oct. 25 (10/2/01)

SMU Announces 2001 Homecoming Activities (10/2/01)

SMU’s Tower Center Announces New Director And Board Members (10/2/01)

SMU Conference To Look At Military Ethics (10/1/01)

September

SMU Clements Center Announces Four New Scholars In Residence (9/27/01)

SMU Recognizes Distinguished Service By Alumni (9/26/01)

SMU School Of Engineering To Hold Networking Event Sept. 30 (9/25/01)

Medical Anthropologist To Speak At SMU Nov. 1 (9/25/01)

Godbey Lecture At Meadows Museum On Terrorism (9/24/01)

SMU Dedman School Of Law Unveils 21st-Century Classroom (9/21/01)

SMU Press Republishes Book About Christians And War (9/21/01)

SMU To Honor America During Saturday Football Pregame Ceremony, Fans Encouraged To Arrive Early Due To Increased Security (9/19/01)

SMU Clements Center For Southwest Studies Announces Its Fall Lineup Of Speakers And Events (9/18/01)

SMU Student Wins Award From Montana Historical Society (9/18/01)

Daniel Schorr To Give The 2001 Sammons Media Ethics Lecture At SMU Oct. 11 (9/17/01)

SMU Available To Speak On Attack On America (9/14/01)

SMU To Pray And Remember On Sept. 14 (9/13/01)

SMU Engineers Helping NASA Build New Device To Gather Information On The Earth’s Atmosphere (9/10/01)

SMU Students To Hold Food Drive Sept. 22-23 For Charity (9/10/01)

SMU To Host Crain Leadership Conference Sept. 15 (9/10/01)

SMU Environmental Science Program Announces Fall 2001 Lecture Series (9/7/01)

Six Million Ancient Nile Valley Artifacts Collected By SMU Anthropology Professor Going To The British Museum (9/6/01)

SMU Bookstore Plans Grand Opening Sept. 13-22 (9/5/01)

The Art And Power Of Spain To Come Alive With Lecture At Meadows Museum (9/5/01)

August

SMU Scholars To Present Their Research At The Annual Meeting Of The American Political Science Association (8/31/01)

SMU To Host Nonprofit Career And Volunteer Fair (8/31/01)

Four SMU Faculty Members Receive Awards (8/31/01)

Perkins School Of Theology Names New Faculty For 2001-2002 (8/31/01)

SMU Dedman School Of Law Welcomes Students To Its International Law Program Now In Its 49th Year (8/29/01)

SMU Students To Escape "Burning" Sept. 13 (8/29/01)

Jennifer Jones Named Interim Director Of Multicultural Student Affairs At SMU (8/28/01)

Spotlight Shines on Students and Schools at Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs (8/24/01)

SMU Chemists Receive Grants Totaling More Than $600,000 (8/24/01)

SMU Tower Center Names 2001-2002 Fellow (8/22/01)

$1 Million Gift From Kenneth And Linda Morris To Provide New Information Technology Center At SMU (8/22/01)

SMU School Of Engineering To Hold Reception For Current And Prospective Graduate Students (8/15/01)

Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist To Speak At SMU Sept. 16 (8/13/01)

SMU Researchers Receive Grant To Develop "Smart Skin" (8/9/01)

Meadows Museum Special Exhibition: "Bold Strokes: Abstract Art From The Haskell Collection" (8/7/01)

Collegium Da Vinci Lecture Series At SMU Offers The Public An Opportunity To Meet Distinguished Scientists (8/2/01)

July

SMU Learning Therapy Program Lauded By First Lady Bush (7/31/01)

SMU Law Professor Looks At The Psychological Harm Of Prolonged Lawsuits (7/27/01)

Washington Journalist Gwen Ifill To Speak At SMU (7/25/01)

Russell Martin Joins SMU As Director Of DeGolyer Library (7/25/01)

Perkins School Of Theology To Offer Youth Seminar Sept. 8 (7/16/01)

SMU And Women's Museum To Partner, Share Archives (7/16/01)

$2 Million Gift To Support Chinese Scholars Program At SMU's Dedman School Of Law (7/16/01)

Final Fantasy: Technology Meets Hollywood (7/13/01)

Perkins To Present Children's Ministry Workshop August 25 (7/5/01)

Lewisville Student Conducting Research This Summer At UT Southwestern Medical Center (7/5/01)

Denver City Student Named Rockwell Fund Brite Scholar At SMU (7/5/01)

June

Jeffrey Skilling Of Houston's Enron Elected To SMU Board Of Trustees (6/28/01)

Botanical Art From SMU Informal Courses On Display At Hamon Arts Library (6/19/01)

Dee Siscoe Named New Dean Of Student Life At SMU (6/18/01)

SMU Law Professor Elected Officer Of The American Health Lawyers Association (6/16/01)

Educators Stay Busy At SMU This Summer (6/15/01)

Gerald J. Ford Named Chair-Elect Of SMU Board Of Trustees (6/14/01)

SMU School Of Engineering Names Two New Department Chairs (6/13/01)

Juan Elek Elected To SMU Board Of Trustees (6/11/01)

Summer Program At SMU Gives High School Science Teachers Ideas On How To Teach Students About Modern Physics (6/8/01)

Godbey Summer Lectures To Offer Diverse Programs -- Family Crises, Spanish Art, Scripture Truth, Monarchies (6/5/01)

SMU To Offer Educational Summer Programs For Youth (6/1/01)

Gifted Students To Take College Classes This Summer (6/1/01)

Two SMU Psychology Professors Win Research Prizes (6/1/01)

May

San Antonio Student Receives Anthropology Award From SMU (5/30/01)

SMU Political Affairs Expert Available To Comment On Taiwan President's Houston Visit June 2-3 (5/30/01)

Three Departments In Smu's Dedman College Will Have New Leadership This Fall (5/29/01)

SMU Students Selected For Summer Public Service Internships (5/25/01)

Hartmann Named Valedictorian ff SMU's Dedman School 0f Law (5/25/01)

SMU Inter-Community Experience Program To Be Honored (5/21/01)

Psychology Professor Publishes Research On Gratitude (5/21/01)

Judith Jamison To Receive 2001 Algur H. Meadows Award For Excellence In The Arts (5/21/01)

SMU Student Named Outstanding Latina Undergraduate (5/11/01)

Devices Designed By SMU Mechanical Engineering Students Will Make Life Easier For Disabled Mother (5/11/01)

SMU Names Honorary Degree Recipients For 2001 (5/11/01)

Pianist Van Cliburn To Receive Honorary Degree From Southern Methodist University (5/11/01)

Federal Judge William Wayne Justice To Receive Honorary Degree From Southern Methodist University (5/9/01)

Local Residents Attend European Conference On Budget Challenges Facing Industrial Democracies (5/9/01)

SMU School Of Engineering Announces New Executive Master's Degree Programs (5/9/01)

SMU Perkins' School Of Theology Dean Robin Lovin Appointed To University's Maguire Chair In Ethics (5/8/01)

Orsak Named Associate Dean Of SMU School Of Engineering (5/7/01)

SMU Faculty/Staff Honored At Annual Awards Extravaganza (5/4/01)

Two At SMU Are Honored With Maura Award (5/4/01)

SMU Anthropology Professor Elected To National Academy Of Sciences (5/1/01)

SMU Honors Four As University Distinguished Teaching Professors (5/1/01)

Don Carty Of AMR Corporation To Give SMU Commencement Address (5/1/01)

April

Cox School Ranked In Top 10 In The World By The Wall Street Journal (4/30/01)

SMU Advanced Computer Education Center In Plano To Host May 7 Infosession For Students And Parents (4/30/01)

SMU School Of Engineering To Break Ground On New Jerry R. Junkins Engineering Building (4/27/01)

Tate Lecture Series Board Of Directors Provides Funds To 12 SMU Student Organizations (4/27/01)

$1 Million Gift From Gene And Jerry Jones Provides Events Hall In New Meadows Museum At SMU (4/25/01)

Former U.S. Secretary Of State Madeleine K. Albright To Meet With Local High School Students At SMU (4/25/01)

SMU Engineering Students Head To Annual Mini-Baja West Competition (4/25/01)

SMU Recognizes Faculty With Reception, Exhibit (4/25/01)

Infinity Project Announces New Schools For 2001-2002; High School Students In 10 States Will Now Be Offered Innovative Engineering And Technology Curriculum (4/25/01)

U.S. Tourism To Mexico Exhibit Opens At DeGolyer Library (4/25/01)

Daniel Berrigan To Speak At SMU (4/25/01)

SMU Honors Three Professors With Godbey Author Awards (4/25/01)

Construction Begins on Junkins Electrical Engineering Building (4/24/01)

SMU Announces Speakers For 2001-02 Tate Lecture Series (4/18/01)

Former President Bush To Receive The Tower Center Medal Of Freedom From Southern Methodist University (4/16/01)

State Appeals Court To Hear Cases At SMU's Dedman School Of Law (4/12/01)

American Airlines Sponsors Inaugural Tate Academic Summit (4/12/01)

SMU Gospel Choir 'Voices Of Inspiration' To Perform April 20 (4/12/01)

Colorado Archaeologist To Lecture At SMU (4/11/01)

The Elusively Beautiful Plains (4/10/01)

SMU Sophomore Awarded Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship For 2001-2002 (4/10/01)

Waters Family Honors Parents With Named Endowment (4/10/01)

SMU Students Compile Essays On Dallas Immigrant Life (4/06/01)

SMU Ethicist William F. May To Discuss Media Responsibility In His Last Public Lecture At SMU (4/04/01)

Historian To Lecture On The Cultural History Of Jesus In America (4/04/01)

SMU's Dedman School Of Law Offers Continuing Education Credits In Labor And Employment Law (4/04/01)

SMU's Dedman School Of Law To Hold 75th Anniversary Celebration And Millennial Reunion April 6, 7 & 8 (4/02/01)

Free Tickets Available for Smu Community to See Former President Bush Receive the Tower Medal of Freedom (4/02/01)

March

SMU Vice President Wins Award For Professionalism (3/28/01)

SMU Bookstore To Expand With Move To Park Cities Plaza (3/27/01)

SMU Godbey Lecture Series Sponsors Trip To Spain (3/27/01)

Local Student Wins UPS Foundation Scholarship (3/22/01)

SMU's Popular McFarlin Auditorium Celebrates 75 Years (3/20/01)

Dr. Burton Einspruch To Speak At SMU April 4 On Doctors And The Holocaust (3/19/01)

SMU Engineering Professor Invited To Brief Congressional Science And Education Committees (3/19/01)

King Juan Carlos And Queen Sofía Of Spain To Attend Opening Of SMU's Meadows Museum (3/16/01)

Perkins School Of Theology Names Laity Award Recipient (3/15/01)

SMU To Host Jim Wallis Lecture On Overcoming Poverty (3/14/01)

SMU Law Professor Recognized By The Center For Arts And Culture In Washington, D.C. (3/14/01)

Civil War Diary Unlocks Secrets Of Daily Life In Texas (3/13/01)

Papers From Former General Counsel Of The International Monetary Fund Donated To SMU Law Library (3/12/01)

SMU Legal Historian Assembles Rare Book Collection (3/12/01)

SMU Announces Winners In Creative Writing Contest (3/9/01)

SMU Latin Students Develop Online Lenten Labyrinth (3/9/01)

SMU History Symposium To Focus On Southern Plains (3/9/01)

SMU Dedman Law Students Assist Elderly With Tax Returns (3/9/01)

SMU Students Receive Research Fellowships (3/7/01)

SMU To Host Panel Discussion On Cybercrime March 15 (3/6/01)

SMU's 26th Annual Literary Festival Presents Noted Writers (3/6/01)

Juan Elek Nominated To SMU Board Of Trustees (3/6/01)

SMU Students Named To Honor Society (3/1/01)

March 16 Event To Promote Collaboration Between Metroplex Engineers And Scientists(3/1/01)

February

SMU Women's Symposium Honors Five Dallas-Area Women (2/28/01)

SMU, UT-Arlington Researchers Receive Major Grant To Conduct Study Of Immigrants In Dallas-Fort Worth Area (2/27/01)

Perkins To Host Preaching Workshop March 27 (2/27/01)

SMU History Researcher Studies The Wills Of Spanish-Colonial Women Overlooked By Historians (2/26/01)

SMU Engineering Professors Receive Awards (2/26/01)

$1 Million Gift From Hegi Family To Support Expanded Career Center At SMU (2/23/01)

SMU Receives $5 Million Gift For Journalism Program From The Belo Foundation (2/23/01)

Dallas Mayor To Be Named An Honorary Alumnus Of SMU's Dedman School Of Law Feb. 24 (2/23/01)

IMF General Counsel To Speak At SMU's Dedman School Of Law (2/23/01)

SMU Professors To Speak At The Science Place In Celebration Of 50 Years Of National Engineers Week (2/23/01)

SMU To Host Panel Discussion On Publishing (2/22/01)

SMU Honors Students For Research Projects (2/21/01)

Local High School Students To Attend Leadership Forum (2/20/01)

SMU's Dedman School Of Law To Honor Distinguished Alumni Feb. 24 (2/20/01)

Distinguished Nautical Archaeologist To Speak At SMU (2/19/01)

Cultural Anthropologist David Gilmore To Speak At SMU (2/19/01)

Godbey Home Tour Set For March 29 (2/19/01)

Asian Studies To Present Lecture Series (2/16/01)

SMU Muslim And Black Students Groups To Host Speaker In Honor Of Black History Month (2/16/01)

Ericsson Honors SMU Students For Telecom Research (2/16/01)

SMU Dedman School Of Law To Hold Its 35th Annual Air Law Symposium (2/15/01)

SMU Professor Of History Named Fulbright Scholar (2/15/01)

SMU Law School Renamed In Honor Of Dedman Family (2/14/01)

SMU's Godbey Lecture Series Gives Lessons In Romance (2/13/01)

SMU Professor Directs International Physics Project (2/13/01)

SMU School Of Engineering, TI, Accenture And DISD Present Major Event For National Engineers Week on Feb. 17 (2/9/01)

Director Of Russia Initiative Named Perkins Distinguished Alumnus (2/7/01)

Former Kerrville Resident Photographs First Lady’s Official Inauguration Portrait (2/5/01)

SMU Announces Plans To Reinstate Sociology Department, Offer New Major Focusing On Markets And Cultures (2/5/01)

January

SMU School Of Engineering Holds Infosessions For Graduate Programs (1/31/01)

$1 Million Gift From Bob Smith, M.D. Foundation To Provide Auditorium In New Meadows Museum At SMU (1/30/01)

Dallas Start-Up Company Using Expertise Of SMU Researchers To Develop New Technology For Communications Systems (1/30/01)

Spring Brings Museum Opening and Start of New Engineering Building (1/30/01)

The President Of Southern Methodist University In Dallas, Texas, To Visit Alumni And Parents In Latin America (1/29/01)

SMU Engineering School Starts Year With New Name, Two New Departments (1/24/01)

SMU Students Recognized As Who's Who Among Students In American Universities And Colleges (1/24/01)

Step Show To Coincide With Black Emphasis Month (1/24/01)

SMU Women's Symposium To Focus On Innovative Thinking (1/22/01)

Perkins Scholarship Deadline For Fall 2001 Approaching (1/22/01)

SMU Launches New Academy To Reward Teacher Excellence (1/19/01)

SMU Muslim Organization To Host Speaker On Human Rights (1/19/01)

SMU Students To Attend Presidential Inaugural Events (1/17/01)

Perkins Chapel Recital To Feature Larry Palmer On Both Organs (1/11/01)

SMU Law School To Host Meeting Of Russian And Texas Justices (1/9/01)

SMU Band To Perform At Presidential Inaugural Jan. 20 (1/9/01)

SMU Law Professor Advances Legal Theory Of Language Bias As Proxy For Discrimination (1/9/01)

"Trailing The Herd" SMU Exhibit And Class Explore Western Cattle Drives (1/8/01)

SMU's Perkins School Of Theology To Host Laity Week March 1-4 (1/3/01)

SMU Students To Remember Martin Luther King Jr. (1/3/01)

SMU Economics Professor Predicted Market Turmoil In His 1999 Book (1/3/01)