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Capella CFO talks women in finance, health care and when to 'lean in'

But even as discussion flourishes and more and more women enter leadership positions in notable Nashville businesses , challenges remain.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chain Store Age

SRS Real Estate Partners hires new associate

SRS Real Estate Partners has hired Daniel Poku as an associate in the Dallas/Fort Worth office.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Journal

Creator of Rick's Chophouse opening McKinney farm-to-table restaurant

Rick Wells plans to open Harvest, a seasonal kitchen concept of Wells Hospitality Group/DFA, in downtown McKinney in late September.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Life, Chefs, Tom Colicchio

Religion News Service

As more schools ban paddling, others defend it

The use of corporal punishment on disobedient students - commonly known as paddling - will be banned this coming school year in three counties in Florida and two in North Carolina.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Carolyn McCarthy, Democrat, Education Etc.

Business Journal

SMU rated among the best universities at producing CEOs

You can count Southern Methodist University among the best schools in the nation for producing CEOs, according to a list from Times Higher Education.


Related Topix: Harvard University, Stanford University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

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"'Holy cow' was our reaction," said Royal Furgeson, a retired U.S. district judge and founding dean of the new law campus.


Related Topix: University of North Texas, Texas Tech, Standardized Testing, Education


AFS Screening Preview: Lars Nilsen on 'The Sepia Screen'

Southern Methodist University in Dallas owns an archive of 1930s and 1940s-era films -- shorts, newsreels and features -- made specifically for black audiences of the time.


Related Topix: Tyler, TX, Austin, TX

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Agathos' new headmaster named

The Board of Trustees of Agathos Classical School is pleased to announce that Ted Trainor will serve as Headmaster for the 2014-15 school year and that Mrs. Jennifer Burns will be the Vice-Principal of Academic Affairs.


Related Topix: Effingham County, GA, Rincon, GA, The Citadel, Covenant Theological Seminary

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Advocate

Le Cercle de Bacchus to introduce debs

Le Cercle de Bacchus has announced the names of the 15 young women to be presented Jan. 3, 2015, at its 57th Annual Presentation Ball at the Baton Rouge River Center.


Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Robert, LA, Scott, LA, Eunice, LA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Prayer does have mental, physical benefits

"Modern consciousness research reveals that our psyches have no real or absolute boundaries; on the contrary, we are part of an infinite field of consciousness that encompasses all there is -- beyond space-time and into realities we have yet to explore."


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Art Daily

'Paper, Pencil & Ink: Prints & Other Works on Paper' opens at Ruiz-Healy Art

The Summer exhibit at Ruiz-Healy Art , Paper, Pencil & Ink: Prints & Other Works on Paper, melds the gallery's focus of Latin American and Texas-connected artists with the art of printmaking, another important aspect of the gallery program.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX


$20 for a guy's homeless sign in St. Paul? This artist pays it

Willie Baronet, left, a Dallas artist and advertising professor at Southern Methodist University, talks with "signer" George Blanchard about the meaning of home, at the corner of I-94 and Lexington Avenue in St. Paul on Tuesday July 15, 2014.


Related Topix: St. Paul, MN

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Texas artist in Milwaukee on nationwide homeless sign buying tour

"We are in the midst of a 31 day, 24 city, cross-country homeless sign buying trip, which is part of a larger art project that's been going on for many years, " explained Willie Baronet, who's also a professor at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI


Texas United Methodist Minister Burns Himself to Death to Protest Homophobia

A retired United Methodist minister from Texas burned himself to death last month to protest discrimination, sexism, racism and homophobia, Dallas News reports.


Related Topix: Grand Saline, TX, Gay/Lesbian

CBS News

George W. Bush undergoes second knee surgery

APRIL 24: Former President George W. Bush participates in a signing ceremony inside the Freedom Hall for the joint use agreement between the National Archive and the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the campus of Southern Methodist University on April 24, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.


Related Topix: George Bush, Dallas, TX, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays

Business Journal

Dallas' investment sector beckons, LCM Group responds

The investment team at LCM Group - including founder and chief investment officer D. Scott Luttrell - is leaving Tampa for Dallas.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL

Mon Jul 14, 2014


Top high school basketball recruit spurns SMU, to play overseas instead

One of the nation's top ranked players, Emmanuel Mudiay, has decided to forgo his college eligibility and will go play professional basketball overseas.


Sat Jul 12, 2014


Austin College Hosts Asia Week Speaker

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Related Topix: Austin College, Sherman, TX, Ma Ying-jeou, University of Oklahoma

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sean Walsh joins attorneys at Braun Kendrick

Walsh has more than 20 years of law experience, focusing on commercial litigation, insolvency and bankruptcy.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, University of Toledo

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

People You Should Know

Stacey Clark, vice president of Valley State Bank, has been named a distinguished graduate of the 2014 Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University, Dallas.


Related Topix: Prairie View, KS, Sedgwick County, KS, Wichita State University, Health