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SMU Students Commemorate LGBTQ+ History and Community with Exhibit, Film, and Pride Visibility Day

A new student-led, interdisciplinary research project at SMU titled the PRIDE Project is using an exhibit and film to explore the history and stories of SMU LGBTQ+ students and their search for equality and recognition. Managed by a diverse group of LGBTQ+ students and allies, the PRIDE Project combines archival, oral, and institutional history to […]

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Research Residence Life Residential Commons

Laura Bell wins NASPA NOW Award for Inquiry

Graduate student and RLSH staff member Laura Bell recently received the 2022 NASPA NOW Award for Inquiry. NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators), a professional organization that focuses on supporting Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, and hosts a professional conference annually. Laura attended this year’s conference, March 19-23rd, in Baltimore, Maryland where she […]

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RLSH research showcased at SMU Research and Innovation Week

Each spring, The Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies hosts SMU Research and Innovation Week, a showcase and celebration of graduate and undergraduate student research at SMU, in collaboration with the Office of Engaged Learning. The goal of this event is to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give students the opportunity to present […]

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Researcher Insights: Publications with a Purpose

Ryan Leibowitz is an SMU graduate student studying Applied Statistics and Data Analytics and serves as the graduate research assistant within the RLSH’s Office of Academic Initiatives. He began researching with the Academic Initiatives program during his undergraduate career at SMU.  “What drew me to this team was the ability to use my data analysis […]

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RLSH publishes first annual research review

The Residence Life & Student Housing interdisciplinary research team published their first annual RLSH Research Review. The review is a collection of research projects conducted within SMU’s residential communities from the 2020 – 2021 academic year. Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of RLSH, Melinda Carlson shared, “In [RLSH] we strongly believe that […]