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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,...

  • May 30, 2019

    As parts of North Texas (and most of the central United States) endured a torrential deluge of rainfall, the UD community gathered on the Braniff Mall the morning of Sunday, May 19, to participate...

  • May 9, 2019
    Integrating Work and Family

    The Spring 2019 Women in Business Leadership Panel and Networking Event featured Dallas/Fort Worth's top female leaders and executives. Leaders in their fields joined University of Dallas students, faculty and alumni for lunch and discussion. They shared...

  • Mar 29, 2019

    On Feb. 25 and 26, seven UD students traveled to Austin with Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Enrollment Michael Probus, BA ’12 MBA ’15, to advocate for continuing and/or increasing...

  • Mar 27, 2019

    Mike Kiegerl’s youngest daughter, Christine, would have graduated from UD in the Class of 1994, but just before her graduation, she had car trouble as she was driving home to Kansas, was struck...

  • Mar 15, 2019

    Strengthening and enriching our communities, both local and global, is an important part of living with a dedication to truth and virtue. We seek to nurture not only our own families but also our...

  • Mar 14, 2019

    As you know if you’ve read even some of our first UD Reads book, All the Light We Cannot See, it’s possible to build a radio from random, scavenged parts, as long as you can find the necessary...

  • Feb 28, 2019

    Brandon Cox, MBA ’18, first heard about UD in 2013 when he was looking for an MBA program. While searching UD’s website he also noticed there was a job opening in the Facilities Department....

  • Feb 26, 2019

    Mariana Zayas, BA ’12, began her UD journey as a psychology major, but realized during her Rome semester that there might be other paths for her besides graduate school, which had been her...

  • Feb 25, 2019

    As an incoming freshman, Abigail Wade, BA ’19, thought she might major in one of the sciences and ultimately become a physical therapist; now she’s an art major, with a focus in painting. Some...

  • Feb 20, 2019
    Printmaker Juergen Strunck Showcases Talents

    Over 90 printmaking artists will be exhibiting their work across six exhibitions in the Haggerty Art Village this March 6 - 9, as part of Texchange, an international printmaking conference held by the

  • Feb 14, 2019

    UD will welcome Assistant to the President and Special Counsel to the President Emmet T. Flood, BA '78, as the 2019 commencement speaker. Flood received his bachelor's in philosophy magna cum...

  • Feb 5, 2019
    Fourth Annual Initiative Recognizes MBA Alumnus for Lasting Global Impact

    UD's Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business is proud to announce that alumnus Irvin Ashford Jr., MBA '00, was among 33 business school graduates recently honored in the 2019 Class of...

  • Feb 5, 2019
    University Names First St. John Paul II Fellow in Social Thought

    UD is pleased to announce the formation of the St. John Paul II Teaching Fellow in Social Thought. Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D., known for his clear and careful writing as well as his poise and...

  • Jan 30, 2019

    UD's Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business is proud to announce the re-accreditation of its business undergraduate, master's and doctoral programs from the Association to Advance Collegiate...

  • Jan 29, 2019
    McDermott Lecture to Host Pulitzer-Winning Author Anthony Doerr

    In collaboration with the Diocese of Dallas and Irving Independent School District, this year marks the start of a new university-wide reading initiative, UD Reads, at the University of Dallas.

  • Jan 28, 2019

    In Martin Luther King Jr.’s own time, not everyone loved him, not even all black people; some thought he wasn’t vocal enough or that nonviolence was not the most effective means of inspiring...

  • Jan 14, 2019
    Executive Business Graduates Commended for Excellence

    The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business is proud to announce its 2019 Hall of Fame inductees.

  • Jan 14, 2019

    As he began his ascent up Observation Peak, the only trail-accessible peak of the Sawtooth Range of the Rocky Mountains, alongside his mom and dad and younger siblings in summer 2017, University...

  • Jan 7, 2019
    UD Business Professionals Honored for Executive Leadership

    "The University of Dallas is positioned to reshape graduate business education," said Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business Dean Brett J. L. Landry. Aside from being the business college's...

  • Dec 14, 2018

    This past summer, Yeabkal Wubshit, BA '20, earned the internship that every computer science major dreams of: a position at Google. A junior computer science major with a concentration in applied...

  • Dec 14, 2018

    “You bring me a letter of acceptance to a Catholic school for your child, and I promise your child will attend Catholic school.” This is the promise Father Mark Hamlet, BA ’68 MBA ’70,...

  • Dec 5, 2018

    The University of Dallas will celebrate the extraordinary achievements of four alumni with its 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Award recipients Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, MTS ’00, Laura Felis...

  • Dec 5, 2018
    Gupta College of Business Graduates Deemed ‘Future Texas Business Legends’

    Two graduate students enrolled in the University of Dallas’ Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business — Luis Almanza, MS ’18, and Susan Horak, MBA MS ’23 — in addition to alumnus...

  • Dec 4, 2018
    New UD Partnership Empowers Women-Led Businesses

    UD's Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business announced a partnership with The Study USA. The new partnership aims to further the Gupta College of Business’ mission to prepare students in a...

  • Nov 29, 2018

    UD is proud to announce that Professor of Philosophy Robert (Bob) Wood, Ph.D., was named the 2018 Aquinas Medalist on behalf of the American Catholic Philosophical Association (ACPA). On Saturday,...

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