Posts Tagged ‘Southern Methodist University’

Discovery: Global Warming Link, Enlarged Aortas in Ex-NFL Players & Texas “Wild Places”

Posted by Lance Murray

SMU RESEARCHERS CONFIRM ANCIENT GLOBAL WARMING LINK

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchResearchers at Southern Methodist University in Dallas examined fossil leaves from Ethiopia to determine that a link between carbon dioxide and global warming existed 22 million years ago.

The research will help scientists …

SMU Prof, Local Agencies to Fight South Dallas’ Food Desert With New Seedling Farm

Posted by Jewels Clark

A Southern Methodist University professor and collection of community partners are stepping up to combat South Dallas’ food insecurity issues with a new seedling farm at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center’s Freedom Garden.

The farm, which will celebrate …

Power, Purpose & Profit: bigBANG! Focuses on Putting Money to Work for Good

Posted by Heather Noel

An investment can change the world.

Beyond making a financial return, people are putting their dollars to work on social good as well. 

“We want environmental and social impact to become the norm rather than the exception when we are

Discovery: PTSD Treatment, Ancient Humans, Breast Cancer & $12M for Pediatric Research

Posted by Lance Murray

ANCIENT HUNTER GATHERERS CREATED NETWORKS TO MINIMIZE INBREEDING

At least 34,000 years ago, human hunter-gatherer groups minimized inbreeding by developing sophisticated social and mating networks.

David Meltzer

That’s according to a new study conducted by an international team of academics …

Iraq War Vet Starts Company to Help Other Vets Secure Jobs

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

A senior at Southern Methodist University’s Lyle School of Engineering has started an independent claims adjusting firm that provides on-the-job training to military veterans — training that helps them become small business owners who contribute to their local economies.

As …

Discovery: UTA Researcher Gets $900K Grant; SMU Predicts Soldier Energy Levels

Posted by Lance Murray

ARMY LAB GIVES UTA RESEARCHER $900K GRANT FOR COMPOSITES WORK 

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchUT Arlington aerospace researcher Andrew Makeev continues to get support for his projects related to finding better ways to recognize flaws and structural damage of composites.

The university announced that …

SMU MakerTruck Ready to Show Off its Hands-On Learning Tools

Posted by Lance Murray

The MakerTruck is ready to hit the road representing Southern Methodist University in an outreach program for K-12 teachers.

The truck is designed as help teachers learn about how to inject the hands-on learning tools at the heart of the

SMU Announces Winners of ‘Big iDeas’ Competition

Posted by Jewels Clark

Southern Methodist University has awarded a select group of students with seed and startup funding for coming up with “Big iDeas.”

Big iDeas is a two-part competition hosted by SMU that gives undergraduate students a chance to pitch their …

iMasons Comes to Dallas to Engage Professionals in Future of Digital Infrastructure

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Masons aren’t just bricklayers. As technology advances, each generation presents a new challenge for the infrastructure masons.

A century ago, it was building the world’s first electrical grid.

In the 1950s, it was building a vast interstate highway network.

Today, …

Discovery: Facial Recognition, Big Leaves, Journalism & Tech

Posted by Lance Murray

UTA SCIENTIST HELPS BUSINESS IMPROVE FACIAL RECOGNITION TECH

Facial recognition is becoming omnipresent in our society, particularly in security and law enforcement, and the tech sector is looking for more ways to capitalize on and improve the technology.

Vassilis Athitsos,