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How to Get the Most Out of Your Graduate School Orientation

September 20, 2018

Welcome to grad school — now get to work! It can feel like being thrown into the deep end when you start a new graduate program, especially if you are new to the university, city, or state where your program is located. ...

Top 5 Reasons to Go to Graduate School in Dallas

September 13, 2018

There are a whole lot of factors to consider when you’re thinking about graduate school. Which program is most tailored to your interests? What professors will you be able to study with? What are career outcomes for ...

Highlighting Statistical Science Research at SMU

September 6, 2018

Because of the explosion of data from devices such as sensors, cell phones, and medical instruments, as well as from business processes, surveys, and social media, there is accelerating demand for specialists who are ...

Understanding the ATLAS Experiment: The World's Largest Research Effort

August 30, 2018

Physics is an exciting field with a wealth of groundbreaking research opportunities. What makes physics so exciting? It’s the study of the universe! It offers opportunities to discover the unknown and redefine the known ...

5 Careers to Pursue With Your Ph.D. in Physics

August 23, 2018

Often the first and sometimes only career that comes to mind when students consider pursuing their Ph.D. in Physics is a job in academia. Teaching at a college or university can be a noble and rewarding career – but ...

Fostering Interdisciplinary Conversations between Graduate Students

August 17, 2018

Note: Asiel Sepúlveda, a Ph.D. Fellow in Art History, and Ángel J. Gallardo, a Religious Studies graduate, contributed this article to our blog. One of the great rewards of graduate school is meeting like-minded ...

Thinking About Graduate Studies in Statistics? Advice from a SMU Statistics Professor

August 9, 2018

Dr. Hon Keung Tony Ng received his B.Sc. (Hon.) and M.Phil. in Statistics from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and his M.Sc. in Statistics and Ph.D. in Mathematics (specialized in Statistics) from McMaster ...