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Reading ability soars if struggling young readers get help immediately

Research shows that reading skill fails to improve when schools follow current practices that require struggling readers to fail first before they merit tutoring or extra teaching . . . Read more.

Featured News & Experts


Asthma Research
NIH grant to help team from SMU and U-Maryland develop pediatric asthma monitor.

Kerri Brown

Fulbright Fellowship
Anthropology student Kerri Brown has received a prestigious Fulbright-Hays fellowship to do research in Brazil.

SMU Big iDeas

Ideas Competition
Two SMU teams to compete in regional Global Student Entrepreneur Awards competition on Nov. 16.


Fixing Teaching
The Simmons School dean and the Teach for America CEO call for new ways to make teaching attractive.

Get Out the Vote button

Debate Experts
To get insightful perspectives and accurate interpretations of politics, ask the SMU experts, who are watching the polls, parsing the speeches, and analyzing the debates.

Moby Dick by eimj

No Ordinary Game
SMU English professor co-creates a card game based on the literary classic by Herman Melville.

Dallas Hall at SMU

LEED Gold Certified
SMU’s Dallas Hall is only the second 100-year-old building in the United States to achieve LEED gold certification.

Southwest Review

Southwest Review at 100
One of the nation's premier literary journals turns 100 years old.