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3 Tips for Graduate Students to Consider When Choosing a Faculty Mentor

June 21, 2018

You’ve started studying in a great graduate program and are ready to dive into your research, make your mark in the profession, and become a well-respected faculty member or industry researcher. The only question ...

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 ...

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.

The Grad Experience at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting

March 29, 2018

This post and the photo above are the work of Andrew Klumpp. Andrew Klumpp is a Ph.D. Student in American religious history in the Graduate Department of Religious Studies at Southern Methodist University. Shortly after ...

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 ...