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Students With Low IQ Learn To Read At 1st-grade Level After Persistent, Intensive Instruction
2014-05-22 03:46:36

Watch The Video: Never Give Up! Low IQ Students Learn To Read ] Margaret Allen, Southern Methodist University Study offers hope for all struggling readers after large sample of special education students and students with low IQ significantly improved their reading ability over several academic years The findings of a pioneering four-year educational study offer hope for thousands of children identified with intellectual disability or low IQ who have very little, if any,...

2014-02-28 23:02:13

On Thursday, February 13th, 2014, the Southern Methodist University (SMU) MBA Women in Business Club (WIB), one of 14 student-led Cox School of Business Graduate clubs, hosted 40 women on campus for a networking luncheon and panel discussion with the North Central Texas Region of Network of Executive Women (NEW) in Dallas, Texas. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The MBA Women in Business luncheon began with informal networking in industry specific groups, followed by a panel...

2013-11-15 23:24:57

Founded by the SMU Cox Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship, the Dallas 100tm honors the ingenuity, commitment and perseverance of the fastest growing privately-held entrepreneurial businesses in Dallas. Plano, TX (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 MedSys Group, a national Healthcare Information Technology Consulting firm, received the prestigious Dallas 100™ Entrepreneur Award for its second consecutive year. On November 14th, the company was recognized as one of the fastest growing,...

2013-11-15 23:01:39

SSG Recognized by SMU Cox Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship As a Fastest Growing Company in Dallas Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 The Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship has selected Dallas-based SSG as a winner of the 2013 Dallas 100™ Entrepreneur Awards, which recognize the fastest growing, privately held companies in the Dallas area. “It was an honor to be a part of this prestigious event and unbelievable to see SSG formally recognized as one of the top 100 fastest...

2013-10-03 23:33:14

SSG Receives Dallas 100 Award from SMU Cox Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 The Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship has selected Dallas-based SSG as a winner of the 2013 Dallas 100™ Entrepreneur Awards. SSG was recognized as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the Dallas area. “We’re honored to be part of the Dallas 100,” Steve Steinheimer, CEO and president for SSG, said. “In the last few years we have been...

Fruit Flies Confirm That Organic Food Is Healthier
2013-03-27 13:25:00

WATCH VIDEO: [Is Organic Food Healthier?] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Fruit flies that ate organic food were in better health overall than those that ate conventionally grown food, researchers from Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas claim in a new study. The research, which was conducted in the laboratory of SMU biologist Johannes H. Bauer, was an attempt to determine the potential health benefits of organic food, which is grown without...

Astronomers Discover White Dwarf Supernovae
2013-02-27 20:00:36

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online White dwarf supernovae that occurred millions of years ago have popped up in the Virgo Cluster galaxy and part of the sky labelled as "anonymous." Southern Methodist University (SMU) researchers say they've confirmed two bright stars that showed up in our skies in February and November are supernovae. Supernovae are the result of stars that have reached the end of their life, resulting in a large explosion that can consume...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'