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JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION PUBLISHES WILHELM'S STUDY




Simmons Assistant Professor Annie Wilhelm publishes her latest article in the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, Volume 45.

She discusses, “Mathematics teachers’ enactment of cognitively demanding tasks: Investigating links to teachers’ knowledge and conceptions,” with Samuel Otten from the University of Missouri in the Math Ed Podcast here.

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STANFORD SOCIAL INNOVATION REVIEW COVERS BUDD CENTER AND CORE'S WORK WITH THE SCHOOL ZONE



A Standford Review article that examines the work of Simmons’ Budd Center and the Center on Research and Evaluation (CORE) looks at how “big data” collection makes an impact on The School Zone. The School Zone is a group of 29 nonprofits and 16 public, charter and private schools in West Dallas that supports academic learning in the Pinskton High School feeder pattern.

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RECOGNIZING III EFFECTS OF SOLITARY CONFINEMENT



Lecturer Betty Gilmore, director of Dispute Resolution in Simmons, was highlighted by The Dallas Morning News columnist Steve Blow in his appeal to end solitary confinement in prisons.

Gilmore, also a clinical psychologist, recently co-wrote with Nanon Williams The Darkest Hour: Shedding Light on the Impact of Isolation and Death Row in Texas Prisons.

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SMU SIMMONS OFFERS DOCTOR OF LIBERAL STUDIES DEGREE



Starting this fall, SMU Simmons will offer a Doctor of Liberal Studies degree for working professionals who wish to pursue more rigorous studies.

Only one of three such programs in the country, the DLS is designed with individualization for students intent on serving  and leading in  communities. Read more.