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2019
thumbnail 2019 August Tech Titans: Tech Titans Inventor Award Winner
thumbnail 2019 August Patent Filed: Image Analysis Using Machine Learning and Human Computation
thumbnail 2019 August Applied Cognitive Load Theory and Difficulty Analysis for Educational Game
Paper Published
thumbnail 2019 August $1.5MM NSF Grant for Teaching Computer Science and Computational Thinking with Minecraft
thumbnail 2019 August KRLD: Locally Made Video Game Helps Adults Read
thumbnail 2019 August Paper Published at IEEE 6th International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH)
thumbnail 2019 August Daily Republic: SMU gaming app aims to teach millions of U.S. adults who can’t read
thumbnail 2019 August Mobile App Daily: SMU gaming app aims to teach millions of U.S. adults who can’t read
thumbnail 2019 August Phys.org: SMU gaming app aims to teach millions of U.S. adults who can’t read
thumbnail 2019 July Dallas Morning News: SMU gaming app aims to teach millions of U.S. adults who can’t read
thumbnail 2019 July Dallas Innovates:Esports Meets Education: UIL Considers Proposal to Sanction Competitive Gaming in Texas High Schools
thumbnail 2019 July Dallas Business Journal: TechTitans Finalist Announced
thumbnail 2019 July Retina Minute: Can Dry Macular Degeneration Be Diagnosed Through Video Games?
thumbnail 2019 June Corey Clark Speaking at Big Data and AI Conference
thumbnail 2019 May SMU: Gamers Help Fight Cancer
thumbnail 2019 May NBC: Playmaker Helps Fight Cancer
thumbnail 2019 April SMU: Hongjin Yu Wins at Research Day
thumbnail 2019 April OU: Collaborate to Cure, 3rd Annual OU-OUHSC Biomedical Engineering Symposium
thumbnail 2019 March KERA: Award-Winning Smartphone Game ‘Codex’ Is Teaching North Texans To Read
thumbnail 2019 Feb CBS: Learning to Read Late in Life: There’s An App For That
thumbnail 2019 Feb Dallas Innovates: Meet the Innovator Corey Clark
thumbnail 2019 Feb Dallas Innovates: SMU-LIFT Game Design Teams Wins 2.5M in Adult Literacy XPRIZE Competition
thumbnail 2019 Feb Corey Clark Featured as a North Texas Innovator
thumbnail 2019 Feb KERA: SMU-LIFT Team Wins Multi-Million Dollar Grand Prize
thumbnail 2019 Feb SMU and LIFT Win Grand Prize for Adult Literacy XPRIZE
2019 Jan Corey Clark Guest Lecturing at UT Southwestern Radiation Oncology Department
2019 Jan Corey Clark is featured in the “26 Innovators Who Are the Future Today” article in Dallas Innovates Magazine’s 2019 edition.
2018
2018 Dec Karl Csaky to present at 6th International OCT Angiography and Advances in OCT Congress
2018 Nov Dallas Business Journal Named Corey Clark 1 of 20 Health Care Innovators You Need to Know
2018 Sept Check out this MMO Games interview of Dr. Corey Clark discussing HEWMEN and the use of games in medical research.
2018 Sept Dr. Corey Clark was part of a feature panel at PAX West!
2018 Aug Dallas Business Journal interviews Corey Clark in their profile of Balanced Media | Technology ahead of the 2018 Tech Titans Awards.
2018 June “It’s a badge of honor for innovation.” Dallas Innovates talks with Corey Clark about becoming one of five finalists in the Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE competition.
2018 June KERA News featured People ForWords when the team became one of the five finalists in the Adult Literacy XPRIZE.
2018 June Check out this feature in SMU News about “Codex: The Lost Words of Atlantis” becoming a finalist for the $7 million Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE.
2018 March KERA News discusses with Corey Clark and John Wise how taking advantage of Minecraft’s large user base can help in the search for better cancer-fighting drugs.
2018 Jan People ForWords was featured on the cover of SMU Magazine’s Spring 2018 edition with an article in the Features section, starting on page 12.
2017
2017 Dec Dallas Innovates helps SMU Guildhall and Balanced Media Technology celebrate the alpha launch of HEWMEN.
2017 Dec SMU Guildhall announced the alpha launch event of HEWMEN, playing Minecraft to do research on cancer-fighting drugs.
2017 Sept Watch the panel discussion featured in SMU Guildhall News and Events on turning Minecraft into a vehicle for cancer research.
2017 July Dallas Innovates featured People ForWords when the team was selected as one of eight semifinalists in the Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE competition.
2017 July Check out the Houston Public Media article on the use of Minecraft’s large user base in the search for better cancer-fighting drugs.
2017 July Launch DFW features People ForWords as one of the eight semi-finalists in the $7 million Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE.
2017 July SMU Guildhall featured People ForWords when the team was selected as one of eight to move to the next round in the $7M Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE competition.
2017 July Watch this interview on local NBC DFW channel 5 about Codex: The Lost Words of Atlantis.
2017 June Check out this Dallas Innovates article about using the collective brain and computer power of 25,000 Minecraft players to find a new cancer-fighting drug.
2017 May Phys Org news discusses the SMU Department of Biological Sciences and SMU Guildhall’s partnership to use Minecraft in the fight against cancer.
2016
2016 Nov Check out the Dallas Innovates article on the beginnings of the development of “Codex: The Lost Words of Atlantis.”
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