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  • 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...

  • Sep 16, 2019

    Gabe Dickey, DBA ’19, recently successfully defended his dissertation, titled “Exploring the Human Side of Audit Quality: Team Engagement and Partner Leadership Behaviors,” for UD’s Doctor...

  • Sep 13, 2019

    Carlos Tijerina came to UD as a Campus Safety officer 23 years ago. At the time, he was told that Campus Safety would become a police department within one year; it was his ultimate dream to...

  • Sep 12, 2019

    “I guess I’m a man for all seasons,” said Irving City Councilman Al Zapanta, who was elected to the University of Dallas Board of Trustees on May 31. Zapanta has had, as he explained, three...

  • Sep 11, 2019

    Kate Palla, BA ’10, gets to her office in Gulu, Uganda, by hailing any motorcycle driver who doesn’t already have a passenger. “For 15 cents, they’ll take you anywhere you want to go,”...

  • Sep 10, 2019
    Business Professor to Teach 90 Irving PD Officers About Emotional Intelligence

    As the result of a project initiated by UD Police Chief Russell Greene in May 2018, the Gupta College's Manager of Executive Education Jenn Howard and Associate Professor Rosemary Maellaro won the training bid from the Irving Police Department (IPD) for their annual...

  • Sep 4, 2019

    In the 63 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...

  • Sep 3, 2019

    On the afternoon of Aug. 22, several members of the university community and family gathered to commemorate the life of Suhail “C.C.” Hameed, BA ’94, who passed away in 2011, and to...

  • Aug 26, 2019
    As UD students shine in their academic pursuits, so too does the university’s prestige among the country’s elite academic institutions.

    The University of Dallas earned high marks of excellence recently from leading publications, including the 2020 edition of The Princeton Review's The Best 385 Colleges, the annual listing of "America's Top Colleges" by Forbes, Kiplinger's "Best College...

  • Aug 24, 2019

    Yesterday, the University of Dallas officially broke ground on a $15 million student services and administration building that will become the campus’ new “front door.” The new...

  • Aug 23, 2019

    Today the University of Dallas community welcomed the Class of 2023 during Fall Move-In Day. With the help of student volunteers, faculty and staff, more than 430 new students officially began...

  • Aug 14, 2019

    Aspiring drama (and perhaps also English) major Klemens Raab, BA ’23, has been hanging around UD his whole life, since he only lives about a mile away from the university’s Irving campus, and...

  • Aug 14, 2019
    As our Romers prepare for departure to UD's Eugene Constantin Campus, we’re reminded of our own semesterly Rome travels including the traditional 10-day trip to Greece. The inherent beauty in the “rosy-fingered dawn” of a Greek sunrise — like the ones Homer described in The Odyssey — or the pleasure of eating your first authentic gyro from Athens’ marketplace. Immersed in the history and culture of the western world by visiting more than a dozen cities and historic archaeological sites, UD Romers are indeed forever changed.

    For freshmen or prospective Crusaders who haven’t yet experienced this pilgrimage to the “Cradle of Western Civilization,” here are five captivating Greecian sights (in no particular order)...

  • Jul 30, 2019

    “I ended up at UD by accident,” said Professor of Management Bruce Evans, who has taught at UD for 50 years now. Half a century ago, Evans was on a camping trip with his brother, seeing the...

  • Jul 30, 2019

    Alexandra Koch, BA ’19, initially resisted coming to UD because it was so close to her Plano home, but the more she learned about the university, the less its proximity to where she grew up...

  • Jul 30, 2019

    The University of Dallas Board of Trustees has added another alumna to its ranks: Mary Devlin Capizzi, BA ’88 MBA ’89, a partner at Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP, a national, full-service law...

  • Jul 17, 2019

    The university mourns the passing of Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Jack Towne, Ph.D. (April 23, 1927 - July 8, 2019), who passed away in his Irving home at age 92. He had a long, celebrated career in education, culminating in his roles at UD.

  • Jul 2, 2019

    While many UD couples joke about their “ring-by-spring,” Karen Norris, BA ’88, and Michael Rouse, BS ’87, have a less conventional UD love story. Norris and Rouse first met at New York’s...

  • Jul 2, 2019

    July 1 marked an era of new beginnings at the University of Dallas as Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, stepped into the limelight as the university’s ninth and first alumnus president. And...

  • Jul 2, 2019

    By Chad Engelland, Ph.D. I was always puzzled by the look of UD until one afternoon several years ago. While hiking through the woods above the seminary with my family, I happened upon something...

  • Jun 27, 2019
    Alumna Returns to Serve as Leader of Student Affairs

    UD is pleased to announce that Julia Carrano, J.D., BA '02, will return to her alma mater on July 15 as the university's new dean of students. In this role, she will lead the Office of Student Affairs in its mission "to cultivate an authentic Catholic community that holistically develops...

  • Jun 26, 2019

    The front corner of his desk is buried beneath shells, large quartzes and rocks. On one side of his office tucked away on the third floor of the Haggerty Science Building, a nerf gun rests below a...

  • Jun 24, 2019
    Riverside Center for Imaginative Learning

    School never really clicked for Peter Searby, BA ’01, who grew up in Virginia on the edge of suburbia and the country. He loved riding bikes, playing sports, and immersing himself in nature and...

  • Jun 21, 2019
    UD’s Music Department Hosts Inaugural Chamber Concert

    In an intimate gathering at the Museum of Biblical Art in February, UD celebrated the inaugural Crowley Chamber Trio Concert, “Music in the Museum,” the first of three concerts that took place...

  • Jun 11, 2019

    Former Affiliate Assistant Professor of Spanish Nicole (Hammerschmidt) Lasswell, BA ’03, and her husband, Martin, have two sons, Will and Stevie, both of whom have autism. For World Autism...

  • Jun 11, 2019

    The first time Monica Ashour, MTS '95 MH '04, read St. John Paul II’s Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body was in 2000 with a small, grassroots group of parents and teachers,...

  • May 30, 2019

    As parts of North Texas (and most of the central United States) endured a torrential deluge of rainfall, the UD community gathered on the Braniff Mall the morning of Sunday, May 19, to participate...

  • May 9, 2019
    Integrating Work and Family

    The Spring 2019 Women in Business Leadership Panel and Networking Event featured Dallas/Fort Worth's top female leaders and executives. Leaders in their fields joined University of Dallas students, faculty and alumni for lunch and discussion. They shared...

  • Mar 29, 2019

    On Feb. 25 and 26, seven UD students traveled to Austin with Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Enrollment Michael Probus, BA ’12 MBA ’15, to advocate for continuing and/or increasing...

  • Mar 27, 2019

    Mike Kiegerl’s youngest daughter, Christine, would have graduated from UD in the Class of 1994, but just before her graduation, she had car trouble as she was driving home to Kansas, was struck...

  • Mar 15, 2019

    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...

  • Mar 14, 2019

    As you know if you’ve read even some of our first UD Reads book, All the Light We Cannot See, it’s possible to build a radio from random, scavenged parts, as long as you can find the necessary...

  • Feb 28, 2019

    Brandon Cox, MBA ’18, first heard about UD in 2013 when he was looking for an MBA program. While searching UD’s website he also noticed there was a job opening in the Facilities Department....

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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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