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  • Aug 19, 2020

    The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Director of Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies Yuval Levin announced the inauguration of a new lecture series, titled "E Pluribus Unum: Sources of our Unity." The series is a program of the Robert P....

  • Aug 3, 2020
    University’s Virtual Lecture Series Fosters Unity

    Nearly all businesses are affected gravely in many circumstances by today's unsettled economic environment. The anxiety is compounded by uncertainty: How long will the crisis last, and what will business look like on the other side of recovery...

  • Jul 20, 2020

    After UD's Irving campus shut down in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Personal Career Development recognized that many current students had either lost summer internships or had not been able to secure internships. They proposed to the university administration that UD launch a program to help those students by funding internships at nonprofit organizations whose missions and values aligned with UD's.

  • Jul 15, 2020

    The University of Dallas has announced a new general counsel, Heather A. Lachenauer, and chief financial officer, Robert Watling. Both of these roles are filling positions left vacant by Lachenauer and Watling's predecessors.

  • Jul 10, 2020

    Chair and Associate Professor of English Debra Romanick Baldwin, Ph.D., and Professor of Physics and recent Interim Dean of Constantin College Sally Hicks, Ph.D., have secured a $299,078 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support writing instruction at UD for the fall 2020 semester.

  • Jul 2, 2020

    From the time he was in fourth grade, Bishop Francis Malone, BA '74 MA '77 MDiv '77, knew he was going to be a priest. As he was serving Mass in his home parish, Malone heard God's call, loud and clear.

  • Jul 2, 2020

    During his Rome semester in 1991, Joseph Meaney, BA '93, with his friends (now Father) Kevin Cook, BA '94, and (now Texas State Representative and UD Trustee) Tan Parker, BA '93, attended a private Mass with Pope St. John Paul II. Several weeks earlier, they had hand-delivered a letter to the Swiss Guards outside St. Peter's requesting the Mass and including their contact information; at last, they'd received the phone call instructing...

  • Jun 26, 2020

    While students mourned the sudden switch to online schooling and the abrupt end of in-person gatherings with classmates and friends, the online portion of the semester also led to surprising creativity.

  • Jun 25, 2020
    Former Mathematics Chairman Champions Student Experience

    University of Dallas President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, announced the appointment of David Andrews, Ph.D., BS '90, former associate dean, longtime assistant professor of mathematics and department chairman, as interim dean of the university's Constantin College of Liberal Arts.

  • Jun 24, 2020

    The University of Dallas announced today a successful close to the 2019-20 fiscal year, which ended May 31. Total cash gifts received in the 2019-20 fiscal year totaled nearly $4.9 million. This figure represents a 24% increase in received revenue as compared to the 2018-19 fiscal year.

  • Jun 17, 2020
    Q&A with Assistant Professor of Education Carmen Newstreet, Ph.D.

    Leaving e-learning support sessions during the extended spring break, I observed many of our most senior and revered full professors making their way to the next one. Faced with a task they surely never considered probable, they willingly did what they...

  • Jun 16, 2020

    Luisa Velasco, BA '22, who became the ninth UD student to receive a prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship this spring, especially enjoys the problem-solving aspect of research.

  • May 4, 2020

    Amandhi Mathews, BS '20, has not been home in two years. Home is Sri Lanka, and it is too far and too expensive to make the trip frequently, so she spent last summer conducting research at Harvard University. Then, a day before she found out she wouldn't be able to return to UD's Irving campus after spring break (which she was spending with a friend's family in Arizona), her country closed its airports.

  • Apr 22, 2020

    At the 2016 Irving’s Got Talent Show in February at the Irving Arts Center, UD parents and alumni celebrated a win: a band of this year’s winners included five children whose parents are...

  • Apr 9, 2020

    "On Thursday, February 6, I arrived in Geneva, worn out from four days of classes, three bus rides, and a rocky EasyJet flight, expecting to have cell service. I didn't have cell service. Luckily, I did have the name of my destination -- CERN, the international European particle physics laboratory -- and a brief note explaining my situation to the French guards," writes John Rabaey, BS '22.

  • Apr 6, 2020

    In the current COVID-19 crisis, the love of Danny Fitzpatrick, BA '13, for Italy, appreciation for his time there, and a creative collaboration with sculptor Tim Schmalz have led to a specific way of rendering aid to the country beloved by so many UD alumni and one-time Romers.

  • Apr 3, 2020

    Edisson Ramos, BA '20, is one of many students receiving assistance from UD's COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, which has currently raised nearly $90,000; the first of the funds were distributed last week to help students make their April rent, and Director of Financial Aid Taryn Anderson, BA '07, is in the process of distributing a second wave to students with housing or food insecurity or in need of Wi-Fi or other resources...

  • Mar 27, 2020

    In our current condition, with most of the U.S. sheltering in place and/or learning and working from our homes, it's hard to imagine that just 20 days ago, teachers and those aspiring to be teachers gathered together for the fourth annual Excellence in Education conference at the University of Dallas, organized, run and sponsored by UD's Education Department, but so they did, and so we will all do -- gather together, that is -- some day again.

  • Mar 25, 2020

    Many of you have reached out to ask what you can do to help, and I am grateful for your generosity. In response, I have created the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to immediately help UD students in this rapidly evolving situation.

  • Mar 10, 2020

    On Wednesday, Feb. 19, members of the university community gathered to celebrate the endowment of the Father Thomas Matthias Cain, O.P., Memorial Scholarship in Philosophy by Trustee Annmarie (Flynn) Kelly, BA '91, and her husband...

  • Mar 4, 2020

    The University of Dallas' 2020 Eugene McDermott Lecture, "Culture Care in an Age of Divisiveness: Toward a Kintsugi Generation -- Mend to Make New," will feature leading contemporary artist Makoto Fujimura. Fujimura is also recognized as an arts advocate, a writer...

  • Feb 29, 2020

    The University of Dallas has announced the appointment of Richard Huntley, Ed.D., as assistant vice president of human resources. He brings more than 30 years of human resources experience to his...

  • Feb 19, 2020

    "Recitation takes on the lineaments of meditation and activates powers of the soul which otherwise would remain dormant," said University Professor Louise Cowan, Ph.D., in an address given to the newest members of UD's chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts...

  • Feb 19, 2020

    The 2020 Cor Challenge, which ran Feb. 11 - 15, was the most successful Cor Challenge ever in terms of both number of donors and dollars received. With 732 donors (a 3.8% increase over 2019), it raised a total of $200,185 (a 7.4% increase over...

  • Feb 18, 2020

    The annual National March for Life took place in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 24 -- and for the first time, Crusaders for Life -- UD's largest student organization -- represented the university there in an official capacity. Forty students, including 25 freshmen...

  • Jan 29, 2020
    Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery Presents ‘Heri Bert Bartscht: 100 Years’

    The University of Dallas' Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is excited to celebrate the life, work and lasting influence of the late Heri Bert Bartscht, emeritus professor of art and founder of the university's sculpture program in 1961, with the opening...

  • Jan 21, 2020
    UD to Welcome One of Country’s Most Influential Conservative Thinkers

    Noted legal scholar and Princeton University professor Robert P. George will address the Class of 2020 during the 61st annual Spring Commencement Ceremony at the University of Dallas. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 17...

  • Jan 10, 2020

    On Dec. 23, 2019, the university bid farewell to a beloved faculty member and alumnus. Professor of English John Alvis, BA '66 MA '69 PhD '73, passed away at age 75, less than two weeks after the passing of his wife, Sara Kathleen, MA '71, to whom he...

  • Jan 9, 2020

    This is a a speech delivered at the King/Haggar Awards ceremony on Feb. 17, 1989, by Dr. John Alvis the year after he had received the King Award, as was and remains the custom.

  • Dec 23, 2019

    At the University of Dallas, we are called to pursue truth, goodness and virtue, and as Catholics, we are called to preach this same truth by our very lives. This past summer, Associate Professor...

  • Dec 20, 2019

    In September, Branden Williams, MBA ’04, an adjunct instructor for the Satish and Yasmin Gupta College of Business, accomplished a long-held dream: being awarded a patent. Officially listed as...

  • Dec 13, 2019

    On Friday, Dec. 6, members of the university community gathered to celebrate new scholarship endowments created by alumni Kurt Matthew Daniel, BA ’74, and his wife, Debbie (Bundow) Daniel, BA...

  • Dec 12, 2019

    On Thursday, Dec. 5, many members of the university community gathered to celebrate the new endowments established by Trustee Mary Ritter, J.D., BA ’85, for the Dr. Eileen Gregory Scholarship in...

  • Dec 6, 2019
    Gupta College of Business to Offer Educational Opportunities for BL Employees

    The University of Dallas' Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business is proud to announce a new partnership with Bishop Lynch High School. The partnership aims to further the Gupta College of...

  • Dec 4, 2019
    Anonymous Donor Endows Classics Scholarship

    On Tuesday, Nov. 19, several members of the university community, including former students and colleagues of the late Classics Department founder Father Placid L. Csizmazia, O. Cist., gathered to...

  • Nov 19, 2019
    On Nov. 1, 2019, the Solemnity of All Saints, the University of Dallas inaugurated its ninth and first alumnus president, Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA ’82 MA ’83.

    On Nov. 1, 2019, the Solemnity of All Saints, the University of Dallas inaugurated its ninth and first alumnus president, Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83.

  • Nov 15, 2019

    Last month, the fall 2019 Women in Business Leadership Panel and Networking Event featured three UD alumnae, and for the very first time a current UD student. Experienced in their fields, each brought a high level of perspective on "Elevating Entrepreneurship" as the...

  • Nov 13, 2019

    On Oct. 10-12, 2019, over 3,000 Dallas/Fort Worth area Catholics came together at the Irving Convention Center for the 13th Annual University of Dallas Ministry Conference. The weekend included...

  • Oct 23, 2019

    “Our department has two fundamental guiding principles: the study of political philosophy and the study of American founding principles,” said Richard Dougherty, MA ’89 PhD ’93, associate...

  • Oct 10, 2019
    A Commentary on John Henry Newman and the University of Dallas on the Occasion of His Canonization

    By Bernadette Waterman Ward, Ph.D. To found the famous Core curriculum of the University of Dallas, as an education "best for the individual," Donald and Louise Cowan looked to John Henry Newman's...

  • Oct 4, 2019

    This summer, the University of Dallas invites students, alumni, faculty and staff to join its first-ever tour abroad of Russia, led by Professor of Physics Richard Olenick and Affiliate Instructor...

  • Oct 3, 2019

    No longer relegated to the damp lower level, the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library’s Rare Books Room has for the past two years occupied a prime spot on the second floor, where there used to be...

  • Oct 2, 2019

    To the ceremony celebrating the scholarship endowed and named in this honor, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Charles Coppin, Ph.D., brought with him a “learning aid”: the plaque the...

  • Oct 1, 2019

    Trustee Thomas (Tom) Zellers, M.D., BA ’79, began making medical mission trips to Honduras approximately 12 years ago after two colleagues mentioned Project Little Hearts and suggested that...

  • Sep 30, 2019
    Haggerty Gallery Features ‘Costa Rica to Lubbock — Drawings by Tom Spleth’

    UD's Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of "Costa Rica to Lubbock -- Drawings by Tom Spleth," a solo exhibition of recent work by nationally renowned North Carolina-based ceramic artist Tom Spleth. A recent trip to Costa Rica as well...

  • Sep 26, 2019
    ACTA Commends UD for Academic Programs

    The University of Dallas is one of only 22 institutions nationwide, and one of only four Catholic institutions, to receive an "A" grade from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) in its 2019-2020 What Will They Learn? report, an annual assessment of over 1,100...

  • Sep 26, 2019
    Annual Accolades Advance, Praise UD Among America’s Best Colleges

    As other colleges and universities struggle to advance institutional rankings, the University of Dallas climbed seven spots over last year's placement in the 2020 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges, reinforcing its placement among the nation's top universities.

  • Sep 24, 2019

    The Confraternity of Christian Doctrine recently awarded Associate Professor of Theology Andrew Glicksman, Ph.D., BA ’02, a $25,000 fellowship for his work to help promote Catholic biblical...

  • Sep 20, 2019

    Dallas-area native and Door Number 9 designer Elisa Choffel Low, BA ’03, will have her latest dress design showcased on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 22. The...

  • Sep 18, 2019
    George Weigel Shares Ironies of Modern Catholic History with UD

    On Friday, Sept. 13, the university community welcomed George Weigel, distinguished senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the father of two UD alumnae. Celebrated for his two-volume biography of St. John Paul II and many other intellectual...

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Oct 17, 2022

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...

Oct 6, 2022

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.

Sep 19, 2022

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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Oct 17, 2022

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...

Oct 6, 2022

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.

Sep 19, 2022

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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