Category Archives: Graduate News

Beyond the Walls – Giving Voice to Life Experiences

Event date: October 18, 2014 Event time: 6:15 p.m. Event Contact: Sherry Aikman, 8-8347 Event Description: Tells the stories, through community murals, of important issues faced by communities in the West Bank, Northern Ireland, Liberia, El Salvador, Argentina, Australia and the Unitied … Continue reading

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Alumnus David Craig Pearson, new seismologist for the Texas Railroad Commission

Houston Chronicle, October 3, 2014 …After high school, he found work with the oil field services firm Halliburton, according to his résumé. He earned a geology degree at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, then enrolled in a … Continue reading

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The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Opens Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter

Program will develop emerging leaders in health through year-long service projects inspired by Nobel Peace Prize recipient and humanitarian-physician Albert Schweitzer  Dallas, TX, September 26, 2014—The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) today announced the launch of a program chapter in the … Continue reading

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Texas Economic Theory Camp 2014

The third Texas Economic Theory Camp will be held at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, on November 1 and 2, 2014. The purpose of the camp is to foster greater interaction among researchers working in pure and applied economic theory in … Continue reading

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2014 Stata Texas Empirical Microeconomics Conference

Event: November 7-8, 2014 The Stata Texas Empirical Microeconomics Conference is an annual gathering of empirical microeconomists from the (great) state of Texas. The primary goal of the camp is to bring together empirical economists of the host institutions and their … Continue reading

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Gartner Lecture Series: NoViolet Bulawayo, Sept. 15

EVENT: Sept. 15. 5pm. Umphrey Lee Center, Mack Ballroom Gartner Lecture Series: NoViolet Bulawayo. SMU alumni and author of this year’s common reading book, We Need New Names, NoViolet Bulawayo (Elizabeth Tshele, M.A. ’07), will discuss her remarkable coming-of-age story … Continue reading

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English Department Announces Fall 2014 Doctoral Lecture Series

The Doctoral Lecture series features presentations by our graduate students who are finishing their dissertations this year. In these 30-minute presentations, the Ph.D. candidate will outline the scope of his or her dissertation project and demonstrate a focused reading of … Continue reading

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Graduate student reception scheduled for September 25

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SMU and 2U partner to deliver master’s degree in data science online

DataScience@SMU is delivered in partnership with 2U, Inc., a leading provider of online education solutions for top-tier nonprofit colleges and universities. DataScience@SMU features an interdisciplinary curriculum that draws from three SMU schools: Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Lyle School … Continue reading

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Graduate Student, Shannon Woodruff Selected as Semifinalist in Chemistry Champions Contest

Shannon Woodruff, graduate student at SMU has been named by The American Chemical Society (ACS) as a semifinalists in its Chemistry Champions contest. The contest aims to find and train promising science communicators—perhaps even find the Carl Sagan of chemistry. Undergraduate, graduate, and … Continue reading

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