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Simmons Research

Simmons researchers design projects to have real-world impact on regional and national education and applied physiology. Read more.

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Simmons School Ranked in Top 25 of Private Schools

A significant rise in rankings places the Simmons School in the top tier of graduate education schools according to the 2021 U.S. News & World Report. Read more.

Professor Weyland demonstrates how fast humans can run

How fast can humans run?

Peter Weyand, Glenn Simmons Endowed Professor, explains why Usain Bolt is the fastest sprinter in the world and how his record holds.  Read more.

West Dallas Stem Focused School

West Dallas STEM-focused school

The Toyota USA Foundation, Simmons School, and Dallas ISD have formed a partnership to develop a K-8th grade STEM-focused school. Read more.

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