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 [...]

2018-04-05T09:48:18-05:00 February 15th, 2017|Anthropology, Student Stories|Comments Off on From Dallas To Rio: Anthropology Research Around the Globe

Introducing the Ph.D. in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

We are excited to introduce a brand-new Ph.D. program at Southern Methodist University!  The Ph.D. in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry (TCC), offered through our Department of Chemistry, is the first program to offer a dedicated TCC doctoral curriculum.  Utilizing SMU's High Performance Computing Center ("ManeFrame"), the TCC program will allow students to participate in a [...]

2018-04-05T09:48:59-05:00 January 23rd, 2017|Admissions, Chemistry|Comments Off on Introducing the Ph.D. in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

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 [...]

2018-04-05T09:49:44-05:00 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 [...]

2018-04-05T09:50:23-05:00 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. […]

2018-04-05T09:51:00-05:00 December 20th, 2016|Alumni Stories, History|Comments Off on Spotlight on: Ph.D. Alumnus Matthew Babcock