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jan (weber) and Brian farrington, both ba '73, early rome program alumni and parents of rome program alumnae  

The program operated sort of on a wing and a prayer in those days. We got a 21-day spring break because the Italians were threatening a general strike — as they do — and Father Cain didn’t want us stranded somewhere.

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human sciences major hank walter, ba '16


I wanted an education that would teach me how to think – to learn an underlying thought process that would enable me to succeed in any aspect of life. The University of Dallas – with the Rome Program, the Core curriculum and the mission intertwined into all of the classes – really stood out.”

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Chad Engelland

Rekindling 'The Truth of Human Experience'

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 philosophy master’s program, in his recently published book, “Heidegger’s Shadow: Kant, Husserl, and the Transcendental Turn.” READ MORE

In Memoriam: Robert "Bob" J. Finegan

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 courageous and kind spirit.

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