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SMU AT&T Center for Virtualization to conduct R&D for Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific - 02/02/2021

SMU, on behalf of the University’s AT&T Center for Virtualization, has executed a Navy Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC Pacific). The research facility in San Diego provides the U.S Navy and military with essential capabilities in the areas of command and control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, cyber and space.

 

The Gerald J. Ford Hall for Research and Innovation ignites the future of research and education at SMU - 12/04/2020

SMU dedicated the Gerald J. Ford Hall for Research and Innovation on December 4, 2020, a new 50,000-square-foot interdisciplinary research hub that will equip faculty, students and industry partners with tools and resources to collaborate, solve complex problems and power new enterprises in the digital world of today and tomorrow.

 

Dr. Glenn Tolentino from Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC Pacific) Joins Industry Advisory Board - 07/20/2020

We are excited to welcome Dr. Glenn Tolentino to the Industry Advisory Board of the SMU AT&T Center for Virtualization.  Dr. Tolentino is a senior scientist and senior systems engineer at the Command & Control and Enterprise Engineering Department of the Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC Pacific), located in San Diego.

 

Renowned Geologist James Quick Named Inaugural Dean of SMU Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies - 02/13/2020

Distinguished geoscientist James Quick will open the doors to a new era of research and interdisciplinary collaboration as Inaugural Dean of SMU’s newly created Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies.

 

SMU names new provost and vice president for academic affairs - 12/09/2019

Elizabeth Loboa will join SMU as provost and vice president for academic affairs on July 6, 2020. As chief academic officer for the University, she will be responsible for the overall quality of teaching, scholarship and research and all aspects of academic life, ranging from admissions and faculty development to supervision of SMU’s eight schools, library system, and international programs.

 

Landmark $100 million gift to SMU from Moody Foundation to create separate graduate school, fuel significant research - 11/12/2019

SMU will take a major step forward in serving the talent and research needs of a challenging world, thanks to a landmark $100 million commitment from the Moody Foundation that will fund the University’s eighth degree-granting school – the Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies.

 

SMU Research With Impact

SMU’s data-empowered faculty and students deploy research as a force for good in a relentless quest for solutions with lasting impact. Read how SMU is breaking ground on a new home for digital explorers with the new Gerald J. Ford Hall for Research and Innovation.

 

Breaking ground on SMU’s new home for digital explorers - 02/22/2019

SMU takes a giant leap forward in the rapidly shifting digital frontier with today’s groundbreaking of the Gerald J. Ford Hall for Research and Innovation. The new 50,000-square-foot interdisciplinary research hub will equip faculty, students and industry partners with tools and resources to collaborate, solve complex problems and power new enterprises.

 

SMU, Lift Literacy App Tied for Grand Prize in $7 Million XPrize Competition - 02/08/2019

The SMU-LIFT team, PeopleforWords, won $1.5 million as a grand prize winner and $1 million in a tie for most effective app to help adult English language learners and native English learners learn to read in the competition presented by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.

 

SMU History Professor Paves a Digital Path to the Past - 01/17/2019

SMU history professor Jo Guldi’s book, The History Manifesto (Cambridge University Press, 2014), recently was named one of the most influential books of the past 20 years by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Writing with Harvard’s David Armitage, she argues that historians need to shed their enthusiasm for micro-history and return to examining history’s big picture to better influence the future.

 

Statement from SMU President R. Gerald Turner on the death of President George H.W. Bush - 12/01/2018

The SMU community joins the nation in grieving the loss of President George H.W. Bush - a servant leader who lived his entire life as a steadfast example of patriotism and the strongest American ideals.

 

Could blockchain be the food chain's answer to romaine lettuce E. coli and other outbreaks? - dallasnews.com 12/01/2018

 

Supercomputing conference draws 13,000 brainy people to Dallas to discuss how megamachines can help the world - dallasnews.com 12/01/2018

 

AT&T's $2.5 million endowment helps SMU launch center for virtualization - dallasnews.com 12/18/2016
In a presentation Thursday at the Communities Foundation of Texas, NPR science correspondent and Hidden Brain podcaster Shankar Vedantam discussed the ugly truth: studies clearly show that pretty much everyone has unconscious biases without realizing it, including against our own kinds.

 

Why You Need to Know Suku Nair - D CEO 03/2017
The director of the new AT&T Center for Virtualization at SMU will drive crucial technical research and help create a knowledgeable North Texas employee base.