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Artist's impression of eclipsing binary
2014-08-23 03:00:07

Southern Methodist University Treasures of the night sky: Pairs of stars orbit around each other so closely their outer atmospheres touch, so they dim and brighten. Two Dallas high school students discovered five stars as members of an SMU summer physics research program that enabled them to analyze data gleaned from a high-powered telescope in the New Mexico desert. All five stars are eclipsing contact binary stars, pairs of stars that orbit around each other so closely that their...

2014-08-06 16:34:28

Revenue up 32% over second quarter of 2013 LANDOVER, Md., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for leading nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver their high-quality degree programs online, today reported financial and operating results for the three months ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter Results -- Revenue was $24.7 million, an increase of 32% percent from $18.7 million in the second...

2014-07-31 08:41:15

DataScience@SMU will address the growing need for data scientists by preparing professionals who can work across a range of industries. DALLAS (SMU) and LANDOVER, Md., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Methodist University (SMU) will offer a Master of Science in Data Science program designed to meet the growing demand for data scientists across many industries. DataScience@SMU is delivered in partnership with 2U, Inc., a leading provider of online education solutions for...

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...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.