People ForWords team named semifinalist in national XPrize competition

Corey Clark

People ForWords team named semifinalist in national XPrize competition

SMU's puzzle-solving smartphone app selected as one of eight to move to next round in $7M Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE competition For Corey Clark, deputy director for research in the SMU Guildhall game development program, adult literacy became a personal challenge the moment he learned of its scope. “There are about 600,000 adults [...]

Dallas Innovates: SMU Researchers, Gamers Partner on Cancer Research

Adding the processor power of the network of "Minecraft" gamers could double the amount of computer power devoted to the SMU research project.

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.