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  • Jul 31, 2020

    Associate Professor of English Greg Roper, Ph.D., BA '84, and Associate Professor of English Andrew Moran, BA '91 PhD '04, have co-edited a book to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Rome Program and the 25th anniversary of the Eugene...

  • 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 22, 2020

    For the first time, the complete edited works of Thomas More are available in contemporary English through one book and one website. Between the recently published book "The Essential Works of Thomas More," co-edited by Professor of English Gerard B. Wegemer and Stephen Smith, Ph.D. '01, and essentialmore.org, the project comprises the most complete collection of the works written by the English man of letters Thomas...

  • 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 6, 2020
    Statement of President Thomas S. Hibbs on Fall 2020 Semester

    We are prepared to adapt instructional and residential models to protect the safety and health of our entire community. I look forward to seeing UD students on campus in a few short months.

  • 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 19, 2020

    Earlier today, I was informed that a University of Dallas faculty member has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

  • 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 20, 2020

    Assistant Professor of Human and Social Sciences Carla Pezzia, Ph.D., and Associate Professor and Chair of Economics Tammy Leonard, Ph.D., have received a federal grant for $250,000 to support their research on food insecurity among the senior...

  • Mar 16, 2020

    This spring, 22 University of Dallas psychology students were accepted to present at the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) Conference. Hosted by the University of Texas at Arlington, the conference was originally scheduled...

  • Mar 13, 2020

    First, and most importantly, there are no suspected cases of the virus on campus. We are continuing to be vigilant. Any student who feels ill should contact our staff physician, Dr. Lora Rodriguez, at the Student Health Clinic at 972-721-5322...

  • Mar 12, 2020

    Assistant Professor of Physics Will Flanagan, Ph.D., was recently awarded a $450,000 contract from the Air Force for his work in developing the world's smallest neutron detector. Of this grant, $135,000 will go to UD to support Flanagan's work with...

  • Mar 11, 2020

    No doubt, you are aware that many universities have had to make the difficult choice to move their courses to a distance learning model for a portion of the rest of the semester, or in some cases for the rest of the semester.

  • 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...

  • Mar 2, 2020
    Update on Eugene Constantin Campus in Rome

    In light of these new warnings from both the CDC and the State Department, Dr. Hatlie and Ihave decided to bring our UD students back to the United States. We are confident our students remain safe on our Rome campus due to its remoteness from affected areas...

  • 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 26, 2020

    The University of Dallas has been closely monitoring developments regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) due to the rapid increase of cases appearing in Northern Italy.

  • Feb 21, 2020
    Officially listed as U.S. Patent No. 20,190,251,052, “USB Baiting Method and Design,” Guneydas’ patent is a method for training personnel that provides a lure device, including a unique lure device identifier; provides a data-gathering application to read files and registry entries from a first network-attached computer; recognizes a plug-in event when the lure device is connected to the first network-attached computer; and associates a user with the first network-attached computer.

    Ismail Guneydas, an adjunct instructor in the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business Cybersecurity program, has recently been awarded a U.S. patent -- the second U.S. patent received by a Cybersecurity faculty member in UD's Cybersecurity...

  • Feb 20, 2020

    Last fall, Crossroads Community Services received the BUILD Health Challenge award to advance affordable nutrition and health services in low-income communities. Along with several Dallas-area health care services, the University of Dallas has...

  • 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...

  • Feb 13, 2020

    "I stand before you today with the hope that I share something that will reinforce all of the bishops and the work of MLK ... as they call us to be the change in the area of racism," said Tasha Coble Ginn, principal of Cristo Rey Fort Worth High School...

  • Feb 11, 2020

    "The UD mission and Core Curriculum are sometimes described in terms of the twin pillars of Western civilization, Athens and Jerusalem," said 2019 King Fellow and Associate Professor of Theology Mark Goodwin, Ph.D., giving the traditional King...

  • Feb 6, 2020

    UD's MBA and Master of Science programs culminate in the Capstone Experience, which has provided business solutions and strategy to hundreds of corporate and community organizations. This past fall, MBA students worked with clients...

  • 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 29, 2020
    Executive Business Alumni Commended for Excellence

    UD’s Satish and Yasmin Gupta College of Business honored and celebrated its recipients of the 2020 Hall of Fame during the annual award ceremony on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Inductees included Gail Warrior Suchy, MBA ’99, CEO of CASPR Group....

  • Jan 28, 2020
    University Offers Classical Education Model to Top Private Catholic School in Diocese of Austin

    The University of Dallas is proud to announce the launch of a new long-term, wide-ranging partnership with Bishop Louis Reicher Catholic School in Waco, Texas, in which the university will provide a unified, dynamic and traditional Catholic K-12...

  • Jan 23, 2020
    UD is proud to offer Dallas grocery shoppers a free wine tasting of Due Santi Wines at Central Market on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, featuring the second market release of the 2016 Due Santi Rosso vintage.

    UD is proud to offer Dallas grocery shoppers a free wine tasting of Due Sant Wines at Central Market on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, featuring the second market release of the 2016 Due Santi Rosso vintage.

  • 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.

  • Jan 7, 2020

    The University of Dallas is pleased to announce the appointment of Kris Muñoz Vetter as assistant vice president for development. In this role, she will report to Jason Wu Trujillo, vice president for university advancement, and be responsible...

  • 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...

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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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