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  • Oct 14, 2020
    Michelle Cortez-Gonzales, MFA ’20, was a Fort Worth ISD high school teacher with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting from the University of Texas at Arlington when she decided to go back to school to get her master’s. At the recommendation of a friend, she visited UD, and knew immediately from the wooded area around the Art Village, the architecture of the buildings, and the faculty members she met that UD was the place for her.

    The faculty have remained an important part of Gonzales’ journey at UD. In fact, for Gonzales, the best part of UD’s Master of Fine Arts program is the faculty. “The faculty are deeply...

  • Oct 12, 2020
    “From our conversations with the Clarks, who have shared many wonderful memories, Stacey and I feel like we knew Zach,” said President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA ’82 MA ’83, as he thanked Trustee J. Barry Clark and his wife, Kathy, at the ceremony honoring their most recent gift to the university in memory of their son Zach. Zach Clark was a member of UD’s Class of 2016 who died tragically in a car accident the summer before his senior year.

    The Clarks have endowed the Father Robert E. Maguire, O. Cist., Faculty Excellence Fund for English, to support faculty excellence in the English Department and honor English professor Father...

  • Oct 9, 2020
    Sister Mary Brian Bole, SSND, BA '67, passed away on Oct. 2, 2020. Sister Bole dedicated her life to Catholic education, serving in administrative roles at UD and a variety of area Catholic schools.

    Sister Mary Brian Bole, SSND, BA '67, passed away on Oct. 2, 2020. Sister Bole dedicated her life to Catholic education, serving in administrative roles at UD...

  • Oct 6, 2020
    Andrea (Jauregui) De La Torre, BA ’14, never expected to become a baby sleep consultant; in fact, until she became a mother to a baby who wouldn’t sleep, she didn’t even know such a career existed. An English and education major at UD, she had always wanted to be a teacher. After graduating, she taught kindergarten for one year and second grade for another. She met her then-future husband, Joe De La Torre, BA ’11, during her interview for these teaching positions at Uplift Education, where he taught third grade.

    When the couple’s first baby was born, De La Torre opted to become a stay-at-home mom. She felt called to this vocation, but she also missed the mental stimulation that teaching had provided....

  • Oct 2, 2020
    The University of Dallas is proud to announce a new partnership with the Cristo Rey Network (CRN), a national network of Catholic college-preparatory high schools. As a Cristo Rey University Partner, UD will actively share Cristo Rey’s goal of supporting outstanding postsecondary outcomes for highly motivated, well-prepared Cristo Rey alumni, and helping to advance the Cristo Rey mission of “transforming urban America one student at a time.”

    IRVING, Texas (10/02/2020) — The University of Dallas is proud to announce a new partnership with the Cristo Rey Network (CRN), a national network of Catholic college-preparatory high schools....

  • Oct 1, 2020
    Less than a week after President Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, commentators on both the right and the left agree on three facts: She’s a committed Catholic; a devoted wife and working mother of seven; and an accomplished jurist cut from the cloth of her former boss and mentor, the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

    Less than a week since President Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, commentators on both the right and the left agree...

  • Sep 25, 2020
    Trustee Megan Smith, D.O., BA ’02 MBA ’18, was thinking primarily of future generations of Romers when she decided to create an endowed scholarship for current UD students who need financial assistance to participate in the Rome Program. Smith did so with a blended gift — a cash commitment now and a generous deferred gift included in her estate plans.

    Trustee Megan Smith, D.O., BA ’02 MBA ’18, was thinking primarily of future generations of Romers when she decided to create an endowed scholarship for current UD students who need financial...

  • Sep 23, 2020
    UWindsor's OSB is the first Canadian university to partner with the University of Dallas’ Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business, designated a national center of academic excellence in cyber defence education by the National Security Agency (NSA), and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

    A new partnership with the University of Dallas will provide MBA and Master of Management graduates of the Odette School of Business (OSB) at the University of Windsor an opportunity to gain...

  • Sep 18, 2020
    After calculating totals from yesterday's North Texas Giving Day (NTGD), the University of Dallas will retain its unofficial title as the most generous university in North Texas. UD ranked first among all colleges and universities, and sixth among nearly 400 schools, for both total funds raised and number of gifts received, thanks to the generosity of our community.

    After calculating totals from yesterday's North Texas Giving Day (NTGD), the University of Dallas will retain its unofficial title as the most generous university in North Texas. UD ranked first...

  • Sep 15, 2020
    U.S. News ‘Best Colleges’ Advanced UD with Marks of Excellence

    The University of Dallas ranked No. 6 — advancing for the second straight year — in the 2021 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Colleges," published September 14. Reinforcing its...

  • Sep 11, 2020

    A scholarship, whether established in your own name or in honor or memory of a loved one, a professor, a saint or someone else who had a deep impact on your life, is always a means of making a...

  • Aug 31, 2020

    As our students begin another academic year both in Irving and in Rome, we are reminded of the generosity of our UD community. During these days of uncertainty, economic hardship and social...

  • Aug 29, 2020

    By Aspen Daniels Smith, BA '19 On a cloudless day during spring break, 18-year-old Eileen Gregory, BA ’68, was out exploring the newly paved Northgate Drive with a friend. The girls biked past...

  • Aug 28, 2020

    The University of Dallas welcomes 15 new faculty members this 2020-21 academic year. Their knowledge and insights will further enrich student learning in many disciplines, including art, biology,...

  • Aug 28, 2020
    A Presidential Conversation with Robert P. George and Yuval Levin

    University of Dallas President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA ’82 MA ’83, has released the fourth interview discussion — titled “E Pluribus Unum: Is American Unity Still Possible? If So,...

  • Aug 27, 2020
    New Constantin Scholars Complete Bridge to First Fall Semester at UD

    “What kind of story have you fallen into?” asked President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA ’82 MA ’83, as he welcomed the university’s first 12-member freshman cohort at the inaugural First...

  • Aug 26, 2020

    Just as final exams were coming to a close for the spring 2020 semester, Eileen Rauh, BA ’21, Alex Ralles Martinez, BA ’21, Maureen Shumay, BA ’21, and Catherine Thelen, BA ’21, began...

  • 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 17, 2020
    Interning in a Pandemic

    Politics major BeLynn Hollers, BA '21, participated in site briefings at the White House, the Department of State, the British Embassy and the Hong Kong Economic Office this summer -- albeit virtually. In her internship with the nonprofit...

  • Aug 14, 2020

    Assistant Professor of Biology Inimary Toby, Ph.D., has spent her summer fighting for the end of COVID-19 by volunteering with the National Scientist Volunteer Database (NSVD) as the Texas State Coordinator and by conducting lab research of the virus...

  • Aug 12, 2020

    In a mountain range in Italy, Sophia Andaloro, BS '19, investigates dark matter. One of the 2019 Cardinal Spellman recipients at UD, Andaloro received both the 2020 NSF Graduate Fellowship and the Department of Energy National...

  • Aug 6, 2020

    According to a team of University of Dallas juniors, there's an optimal water-to-sand ratio, roughly 6%, along with a borrowed methodology that's endured the test of time dating back to the relics of the Old Kingdom. The students' research, titled "The...

  • Aug 5, 2020
    Gupta Hall of Famer Earns Praise for Business Excellence

    Savoy, the leading African American business and lifestyle magazine, recently dubbed University of Dallas alumnus and Gupta College of Business Hall of Fame recipient Irvin Ashford Jr., MBA '00, among its 2020 list of elite Black executives.

  • 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...

  • Aug 3, 2020

    The University of Dallas has announced a new assistant vice president for marketing and communications. Clare Venegas, who has over 20 years of executive management and strategic communications experience in the private, public and...

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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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