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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Graduate Studies

Students from all 50 states and more than 65 countries are pursuing masters and doctoral level studies in the University’s six Graduate Schools. They are drawn to SMU by exceptional opportunities to participate in individually designed research projects, internships, and independent study and to learn from faculty who are committed to both teaching and research.

The faculty of more than 500 includes many nationally and internationally prominent scholars, among them more than 50 holders of endowed chairs. In small classes and outside of the classroom, they offer a personalized approach to education, as part of SMU’s tradition of academic excellence.