Texas Tribune: The Q&A — Dr. Jill Allor, Simmons School

Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education & Human Development

Does symmetry matter for speed? Study finds Usain Bolt may have asymmetrical running gait

SMU study suggests the right and left legs of world champion sprinter Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, may perform differently, defying current scientific assumptions about running speed.

Dallas Innovates: Mobile Makerspace Once Known as SparkTruck Rolls Into Town

A big, boxy California truck is being adopted by Southern Methodist University and will be retooled for Texas to help teachers fuel the creative spark in students.

Texas Tribune: The Q&A — Dr. Stephanie Al Otaiba, Simmons School

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 Research Day 2017 visitors query SMU students on the details of their research

The best in SMU undergraduate and graduate research work was on full display at Research Day in the Hughes Trigg Student Center.

New York Times: Blade Runner Tests Limits of Prosthetics, Years After Oscar Pistorius

The New York Times reporter Filip Bondy interviewed SMU biomechanics expert Peter Weyand of the SMU Locomotor Laboratory, for a story about Hunter Woodhall, an 18-year-old athlete with prosthetic limbs competing against top scholastic stars in the United States.

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