Diary of a 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 chemistry department two years ago and remember coming a few weeks earlier [...]

2017-08-22T11:49:31+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Chemistry, Student Stories|Comments Off on Diary of a Ph.D. Student – Stephen Budy

Digging Through the Past in Dallas

Meet Anthropology Ph.D. student Rachel Burger an learn about her archaeology work right here on SMU's campus. 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. For decades, SMU Archaeology [...]

2017-03-24T16:26:08+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Anthropology, Student Stories|Comments Off on Digging Through the Past in Dallas

Searching for Answers: Virus-induced Cancers

SMU graduate student Tetiana Hutchinson is currently in the Biological Sciences Ph.D. program, researching the development of virus-induced cancers.  Learn more about her work and how her research is at the forefront of such cancer experiments worldwide.   Seven years ago, I came from Ukraine to the United States to pursue my dream of becoming [...]

2017-03-08T09:58:24+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Biology, Student Stories|Comments Off on Searching for Answers: Virus-induced Cancers

From Dallas To Rio: Anthropology Research Around the Globe

The research of SMU Anthopology 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 of the local communities there.   I came to Rio de Janeiro one year ago to start ethnographic [...]

2017-02-15T11:27:50+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Anthropology, Student Stories|Comments Off on From Dallas To Rio: Anthropology Research Around the Globe

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