From the Curriculum: Some Higher-Ed News and Notes from SMU and UT-Dallas
|SMU will host a conversation with the director of the Academy Award-winning doc The Times of Harvey Milk next week at the Angelika|
Speaking of: The University of Texas at Dallas's Pre-Law Society is joining ranks with the Innocence Project of Texas, following a Watkins on-campus appearance last year that inspired students to start reviewing claims of innocence. SMU, UT-Arlington and the University of North Texas are already among the schools participating with the Innocence Project, and UT-Dallas will also offer a course come fall during which 20 students will investigate cases ...
And back to SMU for a second: I somehow missed Prehistoric Dallas when it debuted on the Discovery Channel earlier this month -- a little too vintage, perhaps, for my tastes, though the 6-year-old who lives in my house will dig it. Featuring commentary from SMU paleontologists Michael Polcyn and Louis Jacobs, it's on the to-watch list -- right after we get through Life sometime in the late fall.