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SMU Experts Examine Proper Response to ISIS

As the United States contemplates a proper response to Islamic militants and the growing threat of ISIS, SMU experts examine the possibilities — and the possible consequences. Read more.

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Immigration Experts
SMU faculty offer expert commentary on the humanitarian, legal and moral issues in play as the immigration debate continues.

Nathan Cortez

Health Issues
Law Prof. Nathan Cortez is one of the world’s leading legal authorities on medical tourism, patient mobility, and cross-border health insurance.

Maria Richards

Natural Energy
Maria Richards is an authority on geothermal energy -- the use of the earth's natural heat to general electrical power.

Tyler Moore

From Bitcoins to the Bogus
Prof. Tyler Moore's is an expert on digital currencies, electronic crime, Internet economic security and digital forensics. .


Earthquake Detectives
An SMU team led by Prof. Heather DeShon is trying to uncover the truth about North Texas earthquakes.

David Chard

How to Teach
Simmons Dean David Chard asks Congress and the country to embrace evidence-based education methods.

Peter Weyand

How Fast ?
Prof. Peter Weyand, a physiologist and biomechanist, is investigating how humans run and how fast can they go.

Delores Etter

Technology Gap
Engineering Prof. Delores Etter's expertise ranges from the U.S. technology gap to the importance of math and science in education

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