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Dedman Graduate Program Applications: What is the Video Essay?

As deadlines approach, students around the country are getting ready to submit their graduate school applications.  SMU’s graduate programs in Dedman College are doing something new this year as part of our application – including a video essay component.  While it might sound intimidating, it’s actually a very informal way of getting to introduce yourself [...]

2017-01-12T10:00:31+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Admissions|Comments Off on Dedman Graduate Program Applications: What is the Video Essay?

Get to Know Ph. D. Student Andrew Mercer

At SMU, learning happens on campus and all around the world!  Andrew Mercer, a Ph.D. student in the Graduate Program in Religious Studies, had an opportunity to work in Massachusetts this summer.  Here is his story: Earlier this year, I applied to serve as a teaching fellow for the summer studies program at the Pappas [...]

2017-01-12T10:11:30+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Religious Studies, Student Stories|Comments Off on Get to Know Ph. D. Student Andrew Mercer

Spotlight on: Ph.D. Alumnus Matthew Babcock

Prof. Matthew Babcock is an Assistant Professor of History at UNT Dallas, where he has worked as a founding faculty member since it became a four-year institution in 2010.  Prof. Babcock is also an SMU alumnus, graduating with his Ph.D. in history in 2008. […]

2017-01-04T17:19:57+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Alumni Stories, History|Comments Off on Spotlight on: Ph.D. Alumnus Matthew Babcock

Spotlight on: Ph.D. Alumnus Charles South

Charles South graduated from SMU in May 2016 with his Ph.D. in Statistical Science.  He is currently working at the Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care at UT Southwestern Medical School, where the vast majority of his work involves analyzing data from clinical trials to help understand how major depressive disorder functions, the kinds [...]

2017-01-04T17:20:13+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Alumni Stories, Statistics|Comments Off on Spotlight on: Ph.D. Alumnus Charles South

Spotlight on: University Ph.D. Fellow Sara Mosher

SMU is proud to award University Ph.D. Fellowships to some of our most outstanding applicants.  Get to know a little more about one of our fantastic Anthropology Ph.D. students, Sara Mosher, currently in her second year at SMU. What is your research area? I'm a migration anthropologist, interested in what happens when people are forced [...]

2017-01-04T13:08:09+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Anthropology, Student Stories|Comments Off on Spotlight on: University Ph.D. Fellow Sara Mosher