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SMU Hosts Engineering Camp

Greg Needel said that it is his job to inspire students to see the fun side of his favorite subject — especially girls, who notoriously shy away from science and math careers.

07/23/2013

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5th Annual Moon Day Celebrates Lunar Landing Anniversary

Forty-three years after Apollo 11 made the first moon landing, on July 20, 1969, we know more about what’s beyond plant Earth. Yet, there’s still much more to learn.

CBS 11–07/18/2013

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Texas Banker Puts Up $1 Million For Tricky Math Solution

A Texas banker is upping the ante to $1 million for whoever solves a tricky problem that’s been dogging mathematicians since the 1980s.

06/05/2013

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Much Ado About Algebra II

AUSTIN (AP) – The math class of exponents and imaginary numbers – and a potential predictor of a student’s success in college and in life – has become a key point of contention as the […]

03/16/2013

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Texas Tops Nation In Math & Science Scores

Texas students outscored the rest of the country in science and math, but fell behind on literacy tests, according to a new report by the National Center for Education Statistics.

02/21/2013

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Students With Autism Lead Toward STEM Majors

A study has found that students with autism chose majors in science, technology, engineering and math — the so-called STEM majors — at higher rates than students without the condition.

02/05/2013

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Plano Academy Teaching Preschoolers Sign Language

Private Plano academy, TLC School, hopes to better prepare its students for math and reading with sign language.

CBS 11–10/02/2012

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Study Says Obese Kids Likely Worse At Math

Children’s math abilities may have as much to do with their bellies as it does with their brains. A study finds that obese kids are more likely to be worse at math than their skinnier peers.

06/15/2012

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App Scans Faces To Guess Age & Gender

A new app, developed in Austin, arrived on San Francisco’s night scene to scan the faces of patrons at 25 bars, trying to determine their ages and genders.

05/22/2012

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Math & Science Education Needs Highlighted As CEOs Volunteer

A new hands-on education project had dozens of North Texas business executives busy this morning, volunteering at an elementary school in the Dallas Independent School District.

05/15/2012

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Dallas Kindergartners Mastering Math Skills

A new math curriculum designed by SMU professors is helping kindergartners in Dallas develop necessary skills before they start first grade.

05/02/2012

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Texas Education Board Approves New Math Curriculum

The State Board of Education unanimously approved new math curriculum standards with little debate or fanfare on Friday.

04/20/2012

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