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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.

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

A team of SMU law students who spent the past year studying Dallas County’s gun-surrender efforts say the program can be improved and have presented recommendations.

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 — 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 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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