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Statistician Nate Silver discusses big data at Tate Lecture

May 5, 2015 at 10:18 pm 0 comments

Nate Silver discussed big data at the Jones Day Lecture of the Tate Lecture Series in McFarlin Auditorium Tuesday night. Silver is a pioneer in the new field of data journalism. He is the founder and editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight.com. Silver is most famous for his accurate of the […]

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‘The Daily Campus’ announces format, frequency changes for its 100th year

‘The Daily Campus’ announces format, frequency changes for its 100th year

May 5, 2015 at 7:32 pm 0 comments

The Daily Campus, the independent voice of Southern Methodist University since 1915, will be celebrating its 100th year in print this fall.

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SMU senior biology major accepted to Harvard Medical School

SMU senior biology major accepted to Harvard Medical School

May 5, 2015 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

Senior Janice Kim has been accepted to Harvard Medical School and will start graduate school in the coming fall semester. S

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WATCH: The Daily Update, Monday, May 4, 2015

WATCH: The Daily Update, Monday, May 4, 2015

May 4, 2015 at 11:52 am 0 comments

Two men are dead after opening fire at an event in Garland last night, new measures are being taken to prevent sexual assault on the SMU campus, and we’ve got the latest in weather and sports. All of this and more on your Daily Update.

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SMU graduates choose to Teach For America

SMU graduates choose to Teach For America

May 3, 2015 at 4:14 pm 0 comments

In September of her senior year, Morgan Riklin agreed to meet a Teach For America recruiter with one of her friends. But when that friend couldn’t show up, Riklin attended the meeting alone. Almost two years later, she is now teaching kindergarten in a low-income school district in Oklahoma.

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Why does SMU’s tuition cost as much as an Ivy League’s?

May 3, 2015 at 3:09 pm 0 comments

Princeton University is ranked the number one university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. SMU is ranked 58. Princeton, with an acceptance rate of 7.41 percent, is more difficult to get into than SMU, with an acceptance rate of 50.7 percent.

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Bringing aid home: SMU student veteran returns to Nepal

April 30, 2015 at 7:49 pm 0 comments

“Namita Namita wake up, there’s been an earthquake,” Namita’s sister said. Namita stumbled into the living room April 25 and quickly turned on the news. The headline read, “7.9 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal.”

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Members of the School of Music at SMU pose for the 1961 Rotunda Yearbook. Alfred Mouledous is the first person on the left in the bottom row Courtesy of SMU

Longest teaching professor leads 60-year legacy

April 30, 2015 at 3:15 pm 0 comments

How much longer does Mouledous plan to teach? “Well another sixty years, I expect,” said the professor.

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WATCH Campus Confidential: Big iDeas’ CUBE Friday, tips on branding, social media

WATCH Campus Confidential: Big iDeas’ CUBE Friday, tips on branding, social media

April 29, 2015 at 8:27 pm 0 comments

On this week’s edition of Campus Confidential, Caroline Hicks and Brooke Moore talk about Big iDeas’ most recent CUBE Friday which featured Social Media for Entrepreneurs professor and CEO of Digital Space Consulting James Loomstein.

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Students encouraged to begin saving, investing while in college

Students encouraged to begin saving, investing while in college

April 28, 2015 at 8:38 pm 0 comments

The world of investing may seem like a foreign place to many college students. Television analysts and reporters rattle off statistics quickly and use terms that are not everyday English. But once you understand the language and what goes on, you will find the stock market is a fascinating place to make money

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