The Mathematics of Outer Space

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 work as an Orbital Debris Scientist at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. "There are thousands of active [...]

2017-03-08T14:14:15+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Alumni Stories, Mathematics|Comments Off on The Mathematics of Outer Space

Spotlight on: Ph.D. Alumnus Alicia Dewey

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, Prof. Dewey graduated with her Ph.D. in History in 2007 and is currently an Associate Professor and Chair of the [...]

2017-03-09T09:00:04+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Alumni Stories, History|Comments Off on Spotlight on: Ph.D. Alumnus Alicia Dewey

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