SMU law research: Dallas County gun-surrender program yields few results, needs improvement

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SMU law research: Dallas County gun-surrender program yields few results, needs improvement

Each year, potentially thousands of domestic abusers in Dallas County should surrender firearms. Only 60 guns have been surrendered in two years. Under Texas and Federal law, individuals convicted of domestic abuse are required to surrender any firearms they possess — but it rarely happens. A team of SMU law students who spent the past [...]

Elira Kuka, SMU economics professor, appointed to prestigious national research organization

The National Bureau of Economic Research, the nation's leading nonprofit economic research organization, has appointed SMU Assistant Professor Elira Kuka a faculty research fellow.

SMU Guildhall and cancer researchers level up to tap human intuition of video gamers in quest to beat cancer

Video gamers have the power to beat cancer, according to cancer researchers and video game developers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas.

Texas Tribune: The Q&A — Stephanie Al Otaiba

Texas Tribune reporter Sanya Monsoon interviewed SMU education expert Stephanie Al Otaiba Professor of Teaching and Learning in the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, for a Q&A about early language acquisition in children.

Texas Tribune: The Q&A — Candace Walkington

Texas Tribune reporter Sanya Monsoor interviewed SMU education expert Candace Walkington, an assistant professor of Teaching and Learning in the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, for a Q&A about teaching math to middle school and high school students.

SMU Anthropologist Caroline Brettell Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Noted SMU anthropologist Caroline Brettell joins actress Carol Burnett, musician John Legend, playwright Lynn Nottage, immunologist James Allison and other renowned leaders in various fields as a newly elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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