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  • 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...

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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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