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How SMU's Center for Drug Discovery, Design, and Delivery is Changing the Future of Health

June 14, 2018

Imagine – biologists and chemists, coming together with computer designers and video gamers to develop a drug that can help save the lives of cancer patients. This cutting edge technology and multidisciplinary approach ...

How to Talk About Your Graduate Research to a Wide Audience

June 7, 2018

Graduate school helps you become an expert in a small niche in your field. Becoming THE person who can talk about the use of personal versus impersonal pronouns in fourteenth century Italian dialects is pretty ...

6 Major Figures in the History of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

June 1, 2018

Chemistry, the science that studies all matter, has its roots in antiquity. However, rapid advances in technology in the 20th century have created entirely new ways of exploring physical reality. Massive increases in ...

Celebrating the Accomplishments of SMU Graduate Students

May 24, 2018

This Saturday, SMU was thrilled to welcome 42 new Ph.D.s in 18 different fields into the world.

Deciding If You Should Study Chemistry in Grad School? Here's Seth Yannacone's Story

May 17, 2018

A Day in the Life of an SMU Ph.D. Student

May 10, 2018

Thanks to Megan Brown, Ph.D. student in SMU’s anthropology program, with a concentration in medical anthropology, for this glimpse into the life of a Ph.D. student.

Has Computational Chemistry Answered One of Science's Oldest Questions?

May 3, 2018

What do Aristotle, Sir Francis Bacon, René Descartes, and Dr. Dieter Cremer, founder of SMU’s Computational and Theoretical Chemistry Group, all have in common? They were all fascinated by the same mysterious natural ...