CHANGING MINDS

As a catalyst for transformation and change, the Simmons School provides real solutions to issues challenging our community and the world.

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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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XPrize: $7M for Adult Literacy

The SMU and Literacy instruction for Texas (LIFT) team won a grand prize in the $7 million Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE. Read more.

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SMU Simmons by the Numbers 2018-2019

29

Degree and Certificate Programs

56%

Graduate Students who Received Scholarships

78

Faculty

146

Book and Article Publications by Faculty and Grad Students

179

Conference Presentations by Faculty and Grad Students