Paige Ware Named Dean Ad Interim by Provost Currall

  Paige Ware, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning, becomes the interim dean of the Simmons School, June 30, 2016. Professor Ware is a highly regarded scholar and teacher who joined the faculty in 2003. Her area of research focuses on the use of multimedia technologies for fostering language and literacy growth […]

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Budd Center’s Work with Taos Schools Is Up and Running

The Budd Center: Involving Communities in Education manages The School Zone, a collective impact partnership in West Dallas that provides children the educational, social and emotional tools they need to break the cycle of poverty.  One of the hallmarks is collecting data to determine how to target resources and programs to areas of greatest student […]

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New Study Says Walking Burns More Calories Than Known

Simmons researcher Lindsay Ludlow and Professor Peter Weyand have determined that leading standards for measuring calories burned during walking are inaccurate, and they have calculated a more precise method of measurement. Their study, Energy expenditure during level human walking: seeking a simple and accurate predictive solution is in the Journal of Applied Physiology, published in […]

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Simmons Conference Examines Conditions for African-American Success in Higher Education

The Simmons School invited faculty, administrators, students, alumni and community leaders to discuss what elements are necessary to ensure academic success for African-Americans in higher education. The conference, which took place April 1 at Harold Simmons Hall, tackled topics on community support for students, transforming the higher education experience, and student perspectives on current campus […]

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DRCM Students Win National Mediation Competition

At the 5th Annual Graduate Mediation Competition hosted by SMU’s Center for Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management, April 1-2, in Plano, Simmons student teams won every award category. They are as follows: First Place Team award: Dana Garnett, Nate Owens, and Yanina Vashchenko. Second Place Team award: Samreen Hooda, Kimberly Wise, and Anjana Vellingiri. First […]

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