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  • Sep 16, 2019

    Gabe Dickey, DBA ’19, recently successfully defended his dissertation, titled “Exploring the Human Side of Audit Quality: Team Engagement and Partner Leadership Behaviors,” for UD’s Doctor...

  • Sep 13, 2019

    Carlos Tijerina came to UD as a Campus Safety officer 23 years ago. At the time, he was told that Campus Safety would become a police department within one year; it was his ultimate dream to...

  • Sep 12, 2019

    “I guess I’m a man for all seasons,” said Irving City Councilman Al Zapanta, who was elected to the University of Dallas Board of Trustees on May 31. Zapanta has had, as he explained, three...

  • Sep 11, 2019

    Kate Palla, BA ’10, gets to her office in Gulu, Uganda, by hailing any motorcycle driver who doesn’t already have a passenger. “For 15 cents, they’ll take you anywhere you want to go,”...

  • Sep 10, 2019
    Business Professor to Teach 90 Irving PD Officers About Emotional Intelligence

    As the result of a project initiated by UD Police Chief Russell Greene in May 2018, the Gupta College's Manager of Executive Education Jenn Howard and Associate Professor Rosemary Maellaro won the training bid from the Irving Police Department (IPD) for their annual...

  • Sep 4, 2019

    In the 63 years since its founding, UD has put down roots and grown into this shifting Irving soil in more ways than current students or far-flung alumni often realize: Irving is increasingly...

  • Sep 3, 2019

    On the afternoon of Aug. 22, several members of the university community and family gathered to commemorate the life of Suhail “C.C.” Hameed, BA ’94, who passed away in 2011, and to...

  • Aug 26, 2019
    As UD students shine in their academic pursuits, so too does the university’s prestige among the country’s elite academic institutions.

    The University of Dallas earned high marks of excellence recently from leading publications, including the 2020 edition of The Princeton Review's The Best 385 Colleges, the annual listing of "America's Top Colleges" by Forbes, Kiplinger's "Best College...

  • Aug 24, 2019

    Yesterday, the University of Dallas officially broke ground on a $15 million student services and administration building that will become the campus’ new “front door.” The new...

  • Aug 23, 2019

    Today the University of Dallas community welcomed the Class of 2023 during Fall Move-In Day. With the help of student volunteers, faculty and staff, more than 430 new students officially began...

  • Aug 14, 2019

    Aspiring drama (and perhaps also English) major Klemens Raab, BA ’23, has been hanging around UD his whole life, since he only lives about a mile away from the university’s Irving campus, and...

  • Aug 14, 2019
    As our Romers prepare for departure to UD's Eugene Constantin Campus, we’re reminded of our own semesterly Rome travels including the traditional 10-day trip to Greece. The inherent beauty in the “rosy-fingered dawn” of a Greek sunrise — like the ones Homer described in The Odyssey — or the pleasure of eating your first authentic gyro from Athens’ marketplace. Immersed in the history and culture of the western world by visiting more than a dozen cities and historic archaeological sites, UD Romers are indeed forever changed.

    For freshmen or prospective Crusaders who haven’t yet experienced this pilgrimage to the “Cradle of Western Civilization,” here are five captivating Greecian sights (in no particular order)...

  • Jul 30, 2019

    “I ended up at UD by accident,” said Professor of Management Bruce Evans, who has taught at UD for 50 years now. Half a century ago, Evans was on a camping trip with his brother, seeing the...

  • Jul 30, 2019

    Alexandra Koch, BA ’19, initially resisted coming to UD because it was so close to her Plano home, but the more she learned about the university, the less its proximity to where she grew up...

  • Jul 30, 2019

    The University of Dallas Board of Trustees has added another alumna to its ranks: Mary Devlin Capizzi, BA ’88 MBA ’89, a partner at Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP, a national, full-service law...

  • Jul 17, 2019

    The university mourns the passing of Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Jack Towne, Ph.D. (April 23, 1927 - July 8, 2019), who passed away in his Irving home at age 92. He had a long, celebrated career in education, culminating in his roles at UD.

  • Jul 2, 2019

    While many UD couples joke about their “ring-by-spring,” Karen Norris, BA ’88, and Michael Rouse, BS ’87, have a less conventional UD love story. Norris and Rouse first met at New York’s...

  • Jul 2, 2019

    July 1 marked an era of new beginnings at the University of Dallas as Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, stepped into the limelight as the university’s ninth and first alumnus president. And...

  • Jul 2, 2019

    By Chad Engelland, Ph.D. I was always puzzled by the look of UD until one afternoon several years ago. While hiking through the woods above the seminary with my family, I happened upon something...

  • Jun 27, 2019
    Alumna Returns to Serve as Leader of Student Affairs

    UD is pleased to announce that Julia Carrano, J.D., BA '02, will return to her alma mater on July 15 as the university's new dean of students. In this role, she will lead the Office of Student Affairs in its mission "to cultivate an authentic Catholic community that holistically develops...

  • Jun 26, 2019

    The front corner of his desk is buried beneath shells, large quartzes and rocks. On one side of his office tucked away on the third floor of the Haggerty Science Building, a nerf gun rests below a...

  • Jun 24, 2019
    Riverside Center for Imaginative Learning

    School never really clicked for Peter Searby, BA ’01, who grew up in Virginia on the edge of suburbia and the country. He loved riding bikes, playing sports, and immersing himself in nature and...

  • Jun 21, 2019
    UD’s Music Department Hosts Inaugural Chamber Concert

    In an intimate gathering at the Museum of Biblical Art in February, UD celebrated the inaugural Crowley Chamber Trio Concert, “Music in the Museum,” the first of three concerts that took place...

  • Jun 11, 2019

    Former Affiliate Assistant Professor of Spanish Nicole (Hammerschmidt) Lasswell, BA ’03, and her husband, Martin, have two sons, Will and Stevie, both of whom have autism. For World Autism...

  • Jun 11, 2019

    The first time Monica Ashour, MTS '95 MH '04, read St. John Paul II’s Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body was in 2000 with a small, grassroots group of parents and teachers,...

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Oct. 14, 2022 (Irving, TX) – The University of Dallas (UD) announced the appointment of reference librarian and adjunct French instructor Ron Scrogham as interim dean of libraries and research...

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Oct. 14, 2022 (Irving, TX) – The University of Dallas (UD) announced the appointment of reference librarian and adjunct French instructor Ron Scrogham as interim dean of libraries and research...

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The University of Dallas will host the 7th annual Catholic Bar Association (CBA) Conference, “Catholic Lawyers: Upholding the Rule of Law,” Oct. 13-15, 2022. "Our members are looking forward to being on the campus of one of our nation’s premier Catholic institutions of higher learning,” said Peter H. Wickersham, CBA president.

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The University of Dallas recently earned high marks of excellence from leading publications – including moving up to the #2 spot for “Best Value” among U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Colleges" in the West, as well as The Princeton Review’s Best 388 Colleges and “America’s Top Colleges” by Forbes.

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