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  • Sep 19, 2017
    UD Receives Most Individual Gifts Among North Texas Universities

    After calculating the donations from last week’s North Texas Giving Day (NTGD), the University of Dallas will retain its unofficial title as the most generous university community in North...

  • Sep 18, 2017

    The University of Dallas reinforced its placement as one of the nation's top universities in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges guidebook. Published online Tuesday,...

  • Sep 13, 2017

    On Thursday, Sept. 14, people from across the U.S. (and, for that matter, the world) will come together to support North Texas nonprofits on the ninth annual North Texas Giving Day. Last year’s...

  • Sep 11, 2017
    Former Miss Beaumont California Finds Bigger Stars in Texas

    Huddled backstage in the Hilton Houston Post Oak Ballroom in early August, roughly 50 contestants dressed in formal evening gowns anxiously awaited the judges’ decision in the 2017 Miss Texas...

  • Sep 1, 2017

    Colin Lancaster, BA ’21, didn’t initially consider UD because so many family members — including his parents, Michelle (Seitz) and Michael Lancaster, both BA ’92, many of his mother’s 10...

  • Aug 28, 2017

    The University of Dallas recently received another high mark of distinction from Money Magazine, recognizing the university for its significant merit-based scholarships awarded to students. “The...

  • Aug 25, 2017

    Muriel Bailey, BA ’21, didn’t have a typical high school job. Instead, she worked as an undercover youth agent for the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services,...

  • Aug 23, 2017
    Students Begin Popular Fall Classes

    Summer slumber has come to an end as UD students begin their first day of fall classes today. The Mall is bustling as students and faculty navigate between classes, and the Cap Bar is a more...

  • Aug 23, 2017

    After high school, Maria Zambrana, BA '21, wanted to explore her roots — an exploration that took her to Spain, where her great-grandparents hailed from, and to the Universidad de Navarra,...

  • Aug 22, 2017

    This past summer, senior Nicholas Terranova, BS ’18, spent 11 weeks running and processing magnetic simulations at the National Institute for Standards in Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg,...

  • Aug 18, 2017

    The university's largest freshman class in history, with more than 420 students, moved in Friday, Aug. 18, greeted by orientation leaders, resident assistants, faculty and staff, as well as...

  • Aug 15, 2017

    This fall, UD’s Eugene Constantin Campus just outside of Rome will welcome new faces to the faculty and staff, as well as new roles for returning faces. Affiliate Assistant Professor of...

  • Aug 14, 2017
    7 University Faculty Receive Advancement in Rank

    The University of Dallas is pleased to announce that the following faculty members have received tenure or promotion in rank for the 2017-18 academic year. The Rank and Tenure Committee...

  • Aug 10, 2017
    Exhibition Brings ‘The Saint John’s Bible’ to Dallas

    The University of Dallas Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery proudly announces the opening of “Modern Sacred: The Saint John’s Bible and Selections from the Permanent Collection,” which features...

  • Aug 9, 2017

    Receiving high marks of excellence in both the 2018 edition of The Princeton Review’s popular guidebook “The Best 382 Colleges” and the annual listing of “America’s Top Colleges” by...

  • Aug 3, 2017

    Respectively earning one of the nation’s most competitive scholarships awarded in academia and research, Phillip Wozniak, BA ’15, and Emily Files Collins, BA ’17, now join nearly four dozen...

  • Aug 2, 2017

    As the university celebrates another milestone of 50 years of graduate education, we are reminded of those who helped found our institution and their stories that helped cast the molding....

  • Aug 1, 2017
    Professor Continues UD Printmaking Legacy

    At the end of the spring semester, the Dallas Museum of Art asked Assistant Professor of Printmaking Steven Foutch to craft a printmaking display to include in the museum’s international...

  • Jul 28, 2017
    Three Advertising Awards in Higher Education Showcase Excellence

    The University of Dallas recently received several marketing and journalism awards from the 32nd Educational Advertising Awards — the largest, oldest and most respected competition for...

  • Jul 26, 2017

    “Liberal education has the potential to touch souls, to form character, to deepen understanding, as well as to develop the intellectual skills required by the world today,” wrote Robert...

  • Jul 25, 2017

    “My original idea was to create a cookbook for our hungry students, a ‘food for thoughts’ manual, if you will,” said Silvia De Simone, Eugene Constantin Campus business office manager, of her

  • Jul 24, 2017
    UD Adds ‘Best Value’ and ‘Best Colleges’ Rankings for 2017

    Forbes and MONEY magazine have included the University of Dallas, once again, in their annual rankings of America’s most valuable and affordable colleges and universities. Both rankings reward...

  • Jul 17, 2017
    Philosophy Professor Chad Engelland Publishes ‘Heidegger’s Shadow’

    The urgent task of philosophy in our day, according to the renowned German philosopher Martin Heidegger, is to relearn the art of seeing what is before us, argues Chad Engelland, director of the...

  • Jul 13, 2017

    Former university trustee Robert “Bob” J. Finegan, passed away last week on July 7, 2017, at the age of 79, surrounded by his loved ones. He will be dearly missed and remembered as a...

  • Jul 12, 2017
    Recognized as ‘One of the Best’ for 10th Consecutive Year

    The University of Dallas has been included, once again, in the 2018 edition of the “Fiske Guide to Colleges,” remaining the only Catholic college or university in the southwestern United...

  • Jun 28, 2017
    ‘Tastemaker of the Century’ Remembered for Culinary Influence and Excellence

    Helen Corbitt instilled 40 years’ worth of recipes and dishes into the Texas culinary landscape with her gourmet cuisine, served as director of food services for Neiman Marcus for 14 years and...

  • Jun 7, 2017
    Galecke Open Golf Tourney Raises More Than $221,000

    Dozens of players traveled from across North Texas to the Las Colinas Country Club to support the University of Dallas and its students by participating in the university’s 17-year-old annual...

  • Jun 2, 2017
    Doctoral Candidates Awarded Prestigious Weaver Fellowship

    Two University of Dallas doctoral candidates in the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts Institute of Philosophic Studies (IPS), Leta Sundet, MA ’16, and Pavlos Papadopoulos, MA ’14, were...

  • Jun 1, 2017

    According to Assistant Professor of History Kelly Gibson, early medieval writers gave lessons on how one should feel by describing the good emotions of good people and the bad emotions of bad...

  • May 19, 2017
    Former Mathematics Department Chairman Becomes Champion of Student Experience

    Today, the University of Dallas officially announced that David Andrews, assistant professor of statistics and former chairman of the Mathematics Department, has been appointed associate dean of...

  • May 18, 2017

    The University of Dallas National Alumni Board honored its 2017 Distinguished Alumni — the highest honor the university can bestow upon its alumni — during a reception and dinner on Saturday,...

  • May 12, 2017

    Associate Professor of Biology Frank Doe admits to missing Lynch Auditorium and the 8 a.m. General Biology I class he used to teach there. “No one else misses that 8 a.m. class,” he said....

  • May 10, 2017

    David Gordon, Ph.D., 78, a University of Dallas professor for 40 years from 1968 to 2008, passed away on April 30, 2017. Gordon taught operations management and directed the industrial management...

  • May 10, 2017
    Juried Graduate Art Exhibit Features 13 Students from 6 Universities

    The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery at the University of Dallas will host the inaugural ONWARD FORWARD: Graduate Art Exhibition, May 12 through July 8. The juried student art show features the works...

  • May 4, 2017

    His all-time favorite film is Federico Fellini’s Amarcord, which won an Oscar in 1974 and portrays nostalgic teen days, created in the studio rather than filming on location at the beach so that...

  • May 1, 2017

    “The brothers of the Society of St. Joseph and I have worked tirelessly over the last few months to complete the Holy Family on campus,” said John-Paul Bremar, BA ’17, one of the founding...

  • Apr 28, 2017

    Two years ago, the University of Dallas lost a dear friend and alumnus, who was beloved by professors and peers alike. On Saturday, April 29, friends and family gathered outside the Haggar...

  • Apr 27, 2017

    A beloved member of the University of Dallas community, Robert (Rob) Yale, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing and director of the business practicum program, passed away on April 25, 2017,...

  • Apr 26, 2017
    UD to Welcome One of Catholic Church’s Most Unifying Figures

    The Most Rev. Wilton D. Gregory, archbishop of Atlanta and the first African-American to preside over the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), will address the University of...

  • Apr 13, 2017

    Born through a brotherhood that has garnered affection and popularity among the entire student body since its inception more than three decades ago, the University of Dallas Football Rugby Club...

  • Apr 11, 2017

    “The study of liberal arts here at the University of Dallas, in particular the Core curriculum, helps reveal to us the dark corners of our own ignorance,” explained Associate Professor of...

  • Apr 6, 2017
    Aspiring World Traveler Came to UD through La Buena Vida Scholarship

    Fredy Gonzalez, BA ’18, started out as a chemistry major, a transfer student who had taken some classes at North Lake College prior to arriving at UD in 2015. He then moved on to philosophy and...

  • Apr 5, 2017

    Even the late University Professor Louise Cowan once remarked upon the exceptional closeness of the Class of 1970 (of which her own son, Bainard Cowan, was a member). Ann (Lang) Ellis can...

  • Apr 5, 2017

    Jan (Weber) and Brian Farrington, both BA ’73, like to say that theirs was the last class that came to the University of Dallas as freshmen not knowing they were going to Rome. They were part of...

  • Mar 22, 2017

    By Aspen Daniels, Romer and Essay Contest Winner Fall '16, BA '19 On a free afternoon, my friend Bea and I had walked the few kilometers that separated our campus at Due Santi from the small...

  • Mar 22, 2017

    In a conversation with her mom during her Rome semester in fall 2016, Aspen Daniels, BA ’19, talked about the first time she’d visited a small church in Castel Gandolfo. She hadn’t been very...

  • Mar 22, 2017
    UD Welcomes Nationally Renowned Natural Law Scholar

    Father Joseph W. Koterski, associate professor of philosophy at Fordham University, will deliver the keynote for this week’s University of Dallas Scherer Lecture, “A Practical Moral Vision for...

  • Mar 20, 2017
    Clare Boothe Luce Lecturer Studies Earthquakes to Better Understand Appalachian Formation

    The eastern United States continental margin has undergone two full supercontinental cycles over the last billion years. Mapping out this hugely under-studied terrain, Maggie Benoit, associate...

  • Mar 17, 2017

    Steady enrollment growth, record-breaking freshman classes in three of the last five years and the largest university gift in the past half century — $12 million for the construction of its...

  • Mar 15, 2017
    Renowned Polish Filmmaker Reflects on Culture, Crisis and Our Times

    Krzysztof Zanussi, internationally-renowned Polish film director, scriptwriter and producer, will present the annual Eugene McDermott Lecture hosted by the University of Dallas Braniff Graduate...

  • Mar 13, 2017

    A native of Jakarta, Indonesia, the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library’s cataloguing librarian Lely White met her husband, Kenneth, through his tennis mate. Kenneth, a geophysicist, took her around...

  • Mar 13, 2017
    Retrospective Celebrates 50 Years of Graduate Studies with Exhibit of Alumni Art

    In celebration of 50 years of graduate studies at the University of Dallas, the Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery presents “View from the Art Village: 50-Year Retrospective,” an exhibition that...

  • Mar 8, 2017

    A beloved member of the UD community, Mark Patrick “Pat” Daly, BA ’76 MBA ’82, associate vice president of administration, passed away on March 6, 2017, after a brief illness. His...

  • Mar 7, 2017

    Throughout life we all experience our own mortality, oftentimes through the suffering of others. How exactly ought we to respond to suffering, pain and death? How should we handle end-of-life...

  • Mar 7, 2017

    Born on Nov. 28, 1930, Professor Emerita of Education Cherie Clodfelter passed away on March 4, 2017. She will be deeply missed by the UD community. The following story was originally published on...

  • Feb 23, 2017

    For the 12th consecutive year, the University of Dallas is listed as one of the country’s top study abroad schools, according to the 2016 Open Doors Report, an annual report on international...

  • Feb 22, 2017

    Community Outreach Assistant Professor of Psychology Stephanie Swales, along with Associate Professor of Economics Tammy Leonard, Assistant Professor of Mathematics David Andrews and Assistant...

  • Feb 14, 2017

    Producing medieval works never before translated into English, the series Dallas Medieval Texts and Translations, sponsored by the University of Dallas, recently published its two latest volumes....

  • Feb 10, 2017
    Winning Artists to be Announced Monday

    This Monday, Feb. 13, winners of the University of Dallas 2017 Regional Juried Ceramic Competition will be announced from among 45 featured artists that were selected by guest juror Virginia...

  • Feb 9, 2017

    Even if you clean toilets for a living, you can find spiritual satisfaction in your job, according to Associate Professor of Business Richard Peregoy. Everyone has talents and things they’re...

  • Feb 9, 2017

    “Thomas Keefe has a unique charge for a leader: Achieve growth, but without sacrificing the benefits of being a small college. In the past five years, the private Catholic school he runs has...

  • Feb 3, 2017
    Lifelong Teacher, Founding UD Faculty Member Passes Away

    Founding University of Dallas English faculty member Sister Cecile Faget of the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur — the order of nuns who was the impetus for the University of Dallas — was...

  • Feb 1, 2017

    Whether or not the wood-chucking mighty marmot finds his shadow this Groundhog Day, first-time UD Groundhog-ers will be forever changed — for better or worse — having tread through the mud,...

  • Jan 31, 2017

    All families struggle, and the approximately 35 families featured in the upcoming Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) series “Praying as a Family” are no different. Some have experienced...

  • Jan 26, 2017
    Braniff Graduate School Unites Liberal Arts, Business Education for Aspiring Leaders

    With education’s ever-increasing focus on science and technology, organizations, schools and businesses are beginning to experience a “soft-skills” deficit at a time when interpersonal...

  • Jan 25, 2017
    Frank, Jewell Named King, Haggar Fellows during Annual Ceremony

    “The light that shines from the University of Dallas is also found in the commitment of the University of Dallas faculty to the intellectual and moral virtues — a commitment often not found in...

  • Jan 25, 2017

    Celina Muire Farrell, BA ’11, initially planned to take her politics degree and pursue a career in the same, moving to Austin with that purpose in mind. However, it didn’t take long for the...

  • Jan 19, 2017

    After consulting with members of the University of Dallas Board of Trustees and Faculty Senate, as well as academic deans and administrators, President Thomas W. Keefe began the search process to...

  • Jan 16, 2017

    After the Dallas Cowboys played their last game of the Texas Stadium era in 2008, many contemplated Irving’s future and its ability to attract more residents, visitors and development. Now,...

  • Jan 13, 2017

    When Kelsey Reese graduated from high school, she didn’t follow the traditional path of going directly to college. Instead, she went to the Philippines for a year with Mission Youth. There, she...

  • Jan 12, 2017

    University of Dallas Board of Trustees Chairman Joseph C. Murphy was recently selected by a panel of independent judges from the National Association of Corporate Directors as one of 10 North...

  • Jan 11, 2017

    According to the U.S. Department of Education, the University of Dallas has the state’s second-lowest federal loan default rate – 1.5 percent – of any private institution offering both...

  • Jan 10, 2017

    In October, we published this story about science and mathematics as liberal arts and as part of our Core curriculum. Then, we asked some alumni what they thought about this concept. Here’s one...

  • Jan 9, 2017

    Survivor and witness to the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, Dale Long, and Royalyn Reid, entrepreneur and 2016 Dallas Business Journal Minority Business Leader Award...

  • Jan 9, 2017

    The University of Dallas National Alumni Board has announced its annual list of distinguished alumni — the highest honor the university can bestow upon its alumni. The 2017 honorees include...

  • Jan 5, 2017

    Alice Nicholson, MA ’95, began checking books out of UD’s library right around the time the university opened in 1956 — which coincided with her family’s relocation to the Dallas area. In...

  • Jan 4, 2017

    He once worked as a carpenter and enjoys cooking (particularly French cuisine), but Associate Professor of English Brett Bourbon’s greatest passions seem to be found in fatherhood and in...

  • Jan 3, 2017

    Last semester, nearly 100 UD students, faculty and staff embarked on a 12-mile trek, starting from the Eugene Constantin Campus, along the Appian Way, to Rome. The "Refugee Walk to Rome" lasted...

  • Dec 22, 2016

    In its dedication to both the Western heritage of liberal arts and the Christian intellectual tradition, the University of Dallas has much to celebrate with the advent of the Christmas season....

  • Dec 15, 2016

    If you haven’t yet had a chance to stop by the newest exhibit to see Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe or Roy Lichtenstein’s awe-inspiring pop art in the Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery, “Poets,...

  • Dec 9, 2016

    As the fall semester draws to a close, students brace themselves for the flurry of much-anticipated final exams with the hopes and intentions of ending the semester on a high note. But how does...

  • Nov 21, 2016

    Ann and Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry Professor of Applied Ministry Jim McGill, M.A., is looking forward to November’s fourth Thursday. “Thanksgiving is undoubtedly my favorite holiday,”...

  • Nov 18, 2016

    As we prepare to gather around the table this Thanksgiving with friends and family, feasting on mom’s homemade pumpkin roll and some delicious honey-glazed ham, we are reminded of all we have to...

  • Nov 11, 2016

    Whether you’re a visiting high school senior here for Odyssey Days, our two-day campus experience during which students get a taste of life at UD, or just thinking of visiting our Irving campus,...

  • Nov 11, 2016

    “The view of campus from the west side is so different,” said former Executive Vice President and current Senior Adviser to the President Robert M. “Bob” Galecke, motioning downhill toward...

  • Nov 4, 2016

    Being the best Catholic liberal arts school in the country necessitates a campus that fits this description, one that inspires and invigorates all who set foot here. UD’s generous alumni and...

  • Nov 3, 2016

    Alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the University of Dallas, as well as some of Dallas’ biggest civic leaders and educational advocates, gathered for an evening to hear retired U.S....

  • Nov 1, 2016

    Dedicated to helping bring his country out of civil unrest, Bashar Warda, the Chaldean Archbishop of Erbil in northern Iraq, made a recent trip to the United States to receive his 2016 Pope...

  • Oct 28, 2016

    Now, while Halloween is on most everybody’s mind as we await those pesky trick or treaters come Monday, there are several must-see, highly-anticipated UD events this week. A collaborative effort...

  • Oct 27, 2016

    While most of the nation’s colleges and universities deal with ongoing enrollment challenges, the University of Dallas has announced that for the first time in its 60-year history it has...

  • Oct 25, 2016

    As Aramark’s executive chef in the Haggar Cafe kitchen, Brielle Bustamante always strives to keep our students well-nourished while honing her craft and feeding her passion: she’s known she...

  • Oct 21, 2016

    As we’re nearing the end of October the leaves on campus are finally starting to change to red and yellow, but of course the green won’t start to fade until maybe after Thanksgiving. If...

  • Oct 18, 2016

    With midterms this week there are only a handful of events taking place on our Irving campus. Before looking ahead to what events are happening this week, though, we would like to thank our alumni...

  • Oct 18, 2016
    In Defense of Human Dignity

    “I couldn't be at UD for 35 years and not​​ be influenced by the high moral standards and ethical commitments,” said Professor of Psychology Scott D. Churchill. Last summer, a Chicago...

  • Oct 13, 2016

    Affiliate Assistant Professor of Theology Dan Luby, S.T.L., S.T.D., has taught at the University of Dallas since 1980. After 36 years of dedicated instruction and service, Luby reflects on how...

  • Oct 13, 2016

    As our Romers return from their traditional 10-day Greece trip as part of our acclaimed sophomore Rome Program, we’re reminded again of the beauty inherent in the “rosy-fingered dawn” of a...

  • Oct 12, 2016

    The University of Dallas strives to shape students into global citizens through study of the liberal arts grounded in the Core curriculum. Science and mathematics, often overlooked as liberal...

  • Oct 11, 2016

    Some schools have homecoming. We have Alumni & Family Weekend, during which alumni and their families as well as the families of current students flock to campus to revel in a weekend of...

  • Oct 7, 2016

    Charity Week officially ends Saturday with three final Oz-themed events to close off the week-long fundraising campaign: the Race for the Rubies 5k at 9 a.m. on the Mall; the Powderpuff Emerald...

  • Oct 6, 2016
    Iconic New Campus ‘Front Door’ to Honor Former Dallas Bishop Farrell

    The University of Dallas has announced a name for its $15 million student services and administration building, which is expected to open by early 2018. The name — Cardinal Farrell Hall — will...

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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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