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  • Aug 8, 2018

    The University of Dallas Board of Trustees is pleased to share several updates regarding the search for a new university president. Richard Husseini, BS ’88, current vice chair of the board and...

  • Aug 8, 2018

    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...

  • Aug 2, 2018

    Catherine Blume, BA ’18, first became fascinated by Czech fairy tales as a child listening to the stories of her art teacher, a close family friend who had immigrated from the Czech Republic....

  • Aug 1, 2018

    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...

  • Jul 26, 2018

    This spring, the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine awarded the Ann and Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry a $24,050 grant to support the CCD’s goals of promoting Catholic biblical literacy....

  • Jul 23, 2018

    The University of Dallas was recently named, once again, a national College of Distinction among nearly 400 of America’s best liberal arts institutions. Adding to the university’s list of...

  • Jul 19, 2018

    The University of Dallas has received a $300,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to purchase a scanning electron microscope (SEM), which will support teaching and research for both faculty and...

  • Jul 17, 2018

    In an age when differences often lead to divisiveness, Associate Professor of Management Richard Peregoy, D.P.S., uses his research on mindfulness and spirituality to build bridges across...

  • Jul 11, 2018

    At a time when many small liberal arts universities are struggling, the University of Dallas has some good news to offer: The strategic sale of the apartment complex owned by the university for 24...

  • Jun 11, 2018

    In the 62 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 and its surrounding...

  • Jun 7, 2018

    Valor Public Schools founder David Williams, who pursued graduate coursework at UD from 2006-7, and superintendent Steve Gordon, BA ’97 MA ’01, believe that a school should be an environment...

  • Jun 5, 2018

    Bringing Truth Into the Light “Graduates of this university are academically well-prepared to dialogue with our pluralistic world,” said Cardinal Kevin Farrell at the ribbon-cutting and...

  • May 21, 2018

    Outdoor chairs filled up quickly as droves of graduates, professors, families and friends arrived on the Braniff Mall the morning of Sunday, May 12, to participate in the 59th annual Spring...

  • May 14, 2018

    The University of Dallas Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Executive Vice President John G. Plotts, Ed.D., as interim president of the university. Plotts joined the university in...

  • May 10, 2018

    The Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation named the University of Dallas’ own Eileen Gregory, Ph.D., professor of English, as one of this year’s Piper Professors. The award, which honors 10...

  • May 9, 2018

    For UD’s Class of 2018, the end of the spring semester also signifies the beginning of a new journey. Much like the university witnessed the successes of UD’s first graduating class with the...

  • May 4, 2018

    Margaret Milam McDermott, a graduate of Highland Park High School and one-time society editor of the Dallas Morning News, passed away on Thursday, May 3, at the age of 106. Born in Dallas in 1912...

  • Apr 26, 2018
    UD Honors Prominent Business Alumni for 'Life and Service' to 'Principles of Leadership'

    The University of Dallas is pleased to welcome two notable alumni, Tom Nealon, MBA '88, and Miriem Bensalah-Chaqroun, MBA '86, who will address the Class of 2018 during the university's annual...

  • Apr 13, 2018

    University of Dallas Board of Trustees Chairman Thomas M. Zellers, M.D., announced today that President Thomas W. Keefe, J.D., will be completing his tenure at the university at the end of this...

  • Apr 9, 2018

    A self-proclaimed Irish-Catholic Yankee and an altar boy starting in second grade, Russell Greene first learned of the University of Dallas upon moving to North Texas in 1994. “I grew up always...

  • Mar 20, 2018

    As we age, most of us ask ourselves, where has the time gone? Borrowing text from UD’s Core curriculum, this spring semester’s Galbraith Lecture will explore the difference between our own...

  • Mar 19, 2018
    Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery Features Dallas/Fort Worth ‘Dwelling’ Artists

    The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition featuring two Dallas/Fort Worth area artists, Peter Ligon and Layla Luna, who articulate the architectural styling of...

  • Mar 13, 2018

    Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA ’18, works to make voting possible for other people. Liz Magallanes arrived in the U.S. with her family at age 7 and, after...

  • Feb 19, 2018

    The University of Dallas has announced the recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award - the highest honor the university can bestow on its alumni. They include Patrick Daly, BA '76 MBA '82,...

  • Feb 12, 2018

    In the 62 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...

  • Jan 30, 2018
    Textile and Ceramic Exhibition Arrives from North Carolina Mountain Range

    The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery proudly announces the opening of a two-person exhibition, “What Remains,” featuring artists Rachel Meginnes and Assistant Professor of Ceramics Kelly O'Briant....

  • Jan 25, 2018
    UD Welcomes 2017 Aquinas Medalist Linda Zagzebski

    Christian philosophers have always discussed God’s objective attributes and His divine being, though​ these philosophers don’t generally ask about God’s own personal experience: Does He...

  • Jan 23, 2018

    “Mary’s place as the first disciple is an inspiration to all of us who seek to follow her instruction to ‘do whatever He tells you’(Jn 2:5),” said Ann and Joe O. Neuhoff School of...

  • Jan 18, 2018

    For the University of Dallas community, the beginning of the spring semester also means that another significant event is on the near horizon: Groundhog 2018. It’s the 55th Groundhog celebration...

  • Jan 11, 2018

    After spending nearly a decade in the banking industry, Sister Josephine (Toni) Garrett, C.S.F.N., BA ’03, began searching for ways to build upon her Catholic faith, and on Monday, Jan. 15,...

  • Jan 10, 2018
    Annual McDermott Lectureship to Foster Thoughtful Dialogue About Catholic Faith

    The University of Dallas is honored to bring together three of the most prominent voices in Catholic journalism in the United States for the 2018 Eugene McDermott Lectureship titled “The Papacy...

  • Jan 9, 2018

    “The Order of Malta has an emphasis that is very ancient,” said Assistant Professor of Politics Gladden Pappin, who was invested in the order in November as a Knight of Magistral Grace....

  • Jan 8, 2018

    As an opera singer at Dallas’ Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Reagan Miller, BA ’21, had never heard of the University of Dallas prior to receiving an...

  • Jan 8, 2018

    University of Dallas President Thomas W. Keefe announced today that he has appointed Jonathan J. Sanford as university provost. Sanford has served as dean of the university’s undergraduate...

  • Dec 20, 2017

    “Being a twin is one of the best things about life,” said Vi Dang, BA ’21. She and her twin, Lam Dang, BA ’21, both started their college journeys as UD freshmen this fall. Their aunt and...

  • Dec 13, 2017

    After retiring from his career as a computer programmer with IBM, Charles Uhl came to work in UD’s IT Department. He was a lifelong student who audited several classes while working at the...

  • Dec 13, 2017

    The University of Dallas has been recognized in the 2017-18 Colleges of Distinction Guidebook for the eighth consecutive year among nearly 400 of America’s best liberal arts institutions. The...

  • Dec 1, 2017

    They came here so that someday, they can go back with even more to offer. Sana Kandalan, MA ’19, and Anmar Oghanna, MBA ’19, are a wife and husband hailing from Ankawa, Erbil, in Iraq. They...

  • Dec 1, 2017
    Professor Scott Churchill Explores the Souls of Animals

    After happening across the early biophilosopher Jakob von Uexküll as a freshman biology major, Professor of Psychology Scott Churchill began peering into the worlds of animals through what...

  • Dec 1, 2017

    The Sisters of St. Mary of Namur, as you may know, founded UD. The sisters were intermittently part of UD’s faculty and staff until 2001, when Sister St. John Begnaud retired from the English...

  • Dec 1, 2017

    During their freshman year, a mere nine miles from the University of Dallas campus, President John F. Kennedy was shot in Dealey Plaza on Nov. 22, 1963. The children of World War II veterans and...

  • Nov 29, 2017

    University of Dallas alumni develop a lifelong love of Italy after their time spent there during the Rome semester. Some alumni are drawn further into Italian culture through experiences...

  • Nov 29, 2017
    Collaborative Exhibition Glows with Midnight Sun of Iceland

    The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery proudly announces a new collaborative exhibition, “site_midnight_sun>>orangegreengrey,” featuring the dynamic “Drone Beuys” Nick Bontrager and Adam Fung....

  • Nov 27, 2017
    UD’s First Recipient of the Trjitzinsky Memorial Award

    Sophomore Mary Kate Tomassi, BA ’20, “embodies the diligent student who loves learning mathematics,” explained Assistant Professor of Mathematics John Osoinach, as faculty and students...

  • Nov 22, 2017

    Father Thomas More Barba, O.P., BA ’09 ’10, who began serving as UD’s newest campus chaplain in August, shared with us the following reflection of family and friends on the occasion of...

  • Nov 21, 2017
    Testifying Against the ‘Demonization of Migrants’

    This article originally published in the 2018 winter edition of Tower magazine. Standing on the edge of border America, Diocese of El Paso Bishop Mark J. Seitz, BA ’76, serves a role of vital...

  • Nov 20, 2017

    During this semester’s trip to Greece, UD’s Romers toured the ruins of one of history’s most famous military engagements — the Battle of Marathon — dating back to 490 B.C. The trip...

  • Nov 14, 2017

    In the modern economy, too often our financial system fails drastically, moving from one devastation to another. As part of recent efforts to promote Catholic Social Teaching, the University of Dallas

  • Oct 18, 2017

    The 11th annual Dallas Ministry Conference (DMC) was held Oct. 19 - Oct. 21, 2017, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas. The event featured two keynote addresses, one in English...

  • Oct 17, 2017

    In the spirit of the season, Father Thomas More Barba, O.P., BA ’09 ’10, who began serving as UD’s newest campus chaplain in August, shared with us the following Christmas reflection....

  • Oct 17, 2017
    UD Announces Annual Gupta College of Business Tower Awards

    The University of Dallas Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business announced the four recipients of the annual Gupta College of Business Tower Awards. This year’s honorees include Chris Blue,...

  • Oct 16, 2017
    UD Community Rallies for Charity Week

    On Friday, Oct. 13, Catholics around the world gathered to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima, and as the UD community rallies for another Charity Week, we are reminded of our...

  • Oct 6, 2017

    As F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote in his short story “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”: “It's a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same, feels the same, even...

  • Oct 3, 2017
    Solo Exhibition Inspires Meditation and Prayer

    The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery proudly announces the opening of “Moments,” featuring the Vietnamese Catholic priest Rev. Martin Lam Nguyen, C.S.C., who will transform the gallery into a...

  • Oct 2, 2017
    University Launches Virtual Alumni Advisory Panel

    The Office of Personal Career Development (OPCD) has launched the university’s first Virtual Alumni Panel, amassing a network of 34 notable UD alumni from all four colleges — including two...

  • Sep 29, 2017
    Father Daniel Utrecht Receives Top Catholic Book Awards

    Shortly after Adolf Hitler seized power and the Nazi Party turned Germany into a totalitarian state in 1933, Blessed Cardinal Clemens August von Galen began openly speaking out against the...

  • Sep 26, 2017
    University Community Contributes to Hurricane Harvey Recovery

    As Houston and other Texas coastal areas endured catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, the University of Dallas community rallied in support of the victims. Not only did those in...

  • Sep 21, 2017
    ‘The Art of Success’ Unites Intellectual Traditions of the West and the East

    Leadership may very soon become mankind's most valuable asset. Whether designing a new military campaign strategy or navigating the battlefield of a Fortune 500 company, there’s still a lot we...

  • Sep 19, 2017

    None of his four older siblings went to college, and Daniel Bishop, BA ’21, has been working in the ticket office at the Perot Museum for the past couple of years since graduating from high...

  • 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...

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