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Life in a Research-Oriented Chemistry Ph.D. Program: Reflections and Advice from the Inside

March 15, 2018

 Are you interested in a graduate degree in Chemistry, but unsure what to expect? It can be difficult to tell what a program is like when you are first looking around, and a website description can only give you so much ...

Diary of a Chemistry Ph.D. Student: Stephen Budy

August 21, 2017

As the first day of school starts at Southern Methodist University (SMU) for the Fall 2017, I am still excited about another school year and all the new things to come. I started as a PhD graduate student in the ...

Digging Through the Past in Dallas

May 3, 2017

As part of the Ph.D. program in Archaeology here at SMU, I have had the opportunity to work as the Collections Management Research Assistant in the Archaeology Repository of Collections (ARC) for several semesters.

The Mathematics of Outer Space

April 19, 2017

Thanks to the hit movie Hidden Figures, the women of NASA have been in the news lately, receiving some well-deserved accolades for their amazing work. One SMU alumna, Alyssa Manis, is continuing the tradition now in her ...

Searching for Answers: Virus-Induced Cancers

March 22, 2017

SMU graduate student Tetiana Hutchinson is currently in the Biological Sciences Ph.D. program, researching the development of virus-induced cancers.   Seven years ago, I came from Ukraine to the United States to pursue ...

Spotlight on Distinguished Alumnus Alicia Dewey

March 8, 2017

Alicia Dewey is an alumnus of several SMU programs. Having been a bankruptcy lawyer in Dallas (graduating from SMU’s Dedman School of Law) before deciding to become a historian and college professor. Returning to SMU, ...

From Dallas To Rio: Anthropology Research Around the Globe

February 15, 2017

The research of SMU Anthropology Ph.D. student (and Fulbright-Hays Fellow) Kerri Brown is taking her all over the world. Learn more about her fieldwork in Brazil and how she is making new discoveries as she becomes part ...