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  • 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...

  • Apr 6, 2017
    Aspiring World Traveler Came to UD through La Buena Vida Scholarship

    Fredy Gonzalez, BA ’18, started out as a chemistry major, a transfer student who had taken some classes at North Lake College prior to arriving at UD in 2015. He then moved on to philosophy and...

  • Apr 5, 2017

    Even the late University Professor Louise Cowan once remarked upon the exceptional closeness of the Class of 1970 (of which her own son, Bainard Cowan, was a member). Ann (Lang) Ellis can...

  • Apr 5, 2017

    Jan (Weber) and Brian Farrington, both BA ’73, like to say that theirs was the last class that came to the University of Dallas as freshmen not knowing they were going to Rome. They were part of...

  • Mar 22, 2017

    By Aspen Daniels, Romer and Essay Contest Winner Fall '16, BA '19 On a free afternoon, my friend Bea and I had walked the few kilometers that separated our campus at Due Santi from the small...

  • Mar 22, 2017

    In a conversation with her mom during her Rome semester in fall 2016, Aspen Daniels, BA ’19, talked about the first time she’d visited a small church in Castel Gandolfo. She hadn’t been very...

  • Mar 22, 2017
    UD Welcomes Nationally Renowned Natural Law Scholar

    Father Joseph W. Koterski, associate professor of philosophy at Fordham University, will deliver the keynote for this week’s University of Dallas Scherer Lecture, “A Practical Moral Vision for...

  • Mar 20, 2017
    Clare Boothe Luce Lecturer Studies Earthquakes to Better Understand Appalachian Formation

    The eastern United States continental margin has undergone two full supercontinental cycles over the last billion years. Mapping out this hugely under-studied terrain, Maggie Benoit, associate...

  • Mar 17, 2017

    Steady enrollment growth, record-breaking freshman classes in three of the last five years and the largest university gift in the past half century — $12 million for the construction of its...

  • Mar 15, 2017
    Renowned Polish Filmmaker Reflects on Culture, Crisis and Our Times

    Krzysztof Zanussi, internationally-renowned Polish film director, scriptwriter and producer, will present the annual Eugene McDermott Lecture hosted by the University of Dallas Braniff Graduate...

  • Mar 13, 2017

    A native of Jakarta, Indonesia, the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library’s cataloguing librarian Lely White met her husband, Kenneth, through his tennis mate. Kenneth, a geophysicist, took her around...

  • Mar 13, 2017
    Retrospective Celebrates 50 Years of Graduate Studies with Exhibit of Alumni Art

    In celebration of 50 years of graduate studies at the University of Dallas, the Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery presents “View from the Art Village: 50-Year Retrospective,” an exhibition that...

  • Mar 8, 2017

    A beloved member of the UD community, Mark Patrick “Pat” Daly, BA ’76 MBA ’82, associate vice president of administration, passed away on March 6, 2017, after a brief illness. His...

  • Mar 7, 2017

    Throughout life we all experience our own mortality, oftentimes through the suffering of others. How exactly ought we to respond to suffering, pain and death? How should we handle end-of-life...

  • Mar 7, 2017

    Born on Nov. 28, 1930, Professor Emerita of Education Cherie Clodfelter passed away on March 4, 2017. She will be deeply missed by the UD community. The following story was originally published on...

  • Feb 23, 2017

    For the 12th consecutive year, the University of Dallas is listed as one of the country’s top study abroad schools, according to the 2016 Open Doors Report, an annual report on international...

  • Feb 22, 2017

    Community Outreach Assistant Professor of Psychology Stephanie Swales, along with Associate Professor of Economics Tammy Leonard, Assistant Professor of Mathematics David Andrews and Assistant...

  • Feb 14, 2017

    Producing medieval works never before translated into English, the series Dallas Medieval Texts and Translations, sponsored by the University of Dallas, recently published its two latest volumes....

  • Feb 10, 2017
    Winning Artists to be Announced Monday

    This Monday, Feb. 13, winners of the University of Dallas 2017 Regional Juried Ceramic Competition will be announced from among 45 featured artists that were selected by guest juror Virginia...

  • Feb 9, 2017

    Even if you clean toilets for a living, you can find spiritual satisfaction in your job, according to Associate Professor of Business Richard Peregoy. Everyone has talents and things they’re...

  • Feb 9, 2017

    “Thomas Keefe has a unique charge for a leader: Achieve growth, but without sacrificing the benefits of being a small college. In the past five years, the private Catholic school he runs has...

  • Feb 3, 2017
    Lifelong Teacher, Founding UD Faculty Member Passes Away

    Founding University of Dallas English faculty member Sister Cecile Faget of the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur — the order of nuns who was the impetus for the University of Dallas — was...

  • Feb 1, 2017

    Whether or not the wood-chucking mighty marmot finds his shadow this Groundhog Day, first-time UD Groundhog-ers will be forever changed — for better or worse — having tread through the mud,...

  • Jan 31, 2017

    All families struggle, and the approximately 35 families featured in the upcoming Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) series “Praying as a Family” are no different. Some have experienced...

  • Jan 26, 2017
    Braniff Graduate School Unites Liberal Arts, Business Education for Aspiring Leaders

    With education’s ever-increasing focus on science and technology, organizations, schools and businesses are beginning to experience a “soft-skills” deficit at a time when interpersonal...

  • Jan 25, 2017
    Frank, Jewell Named King, Haggar Fellows during Annual Ceremony

    “The light that shines from the University of Dallas is also found in the commitment of the University of Dallas faculty to the intellectual and moral virtues — a commitment often not found in...

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Jun 20, 2022

As it begins a new fiscal year, the University of Dallas is pleased to announce organizational changes designed to strengthen relationships with the broad range of university stakeholders, and the addition of a new leadership position for the 52-year-old Rome Program.

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We teachers dream of reaching our students, of sharing our passion for what we have learned with eager, intelligent, receptive students. Alas! how rarely most of us seem to...

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The University of Dallas is pleased to announce that of the five UD students who submitted applications for the State Department-sponsored Benjamin Gilman International...

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