King/Haggar Scholars 2017

2017 King/Haggar Scholars Projects

Name Project
Daniel Burns To prepare a graduate seminar for fall 2017 called “Contemporary Political Theory”.
Jonathan Culp To redesign the course “Modernity and Postmodernity,” which he has taught three times before.
David Davies To support completion of a sequel to his previous book, “Milton’s Socratic Rationalism”.
Jacob Eidt, Ph.D. To support participitation in a conference in Regensburg, Germany, on Rainer Maria Rilke.
Chad Engelland To support the project surrounding the naming of extinct species, such as dinosaurs, and the role of the embodied mind in the activity of science.
William Frank To support production of an introduction and notes to the prologue of John Duns Scotus’s Ordinatio.
Erin Freeman To support study of the individual differences in the experience of emotion. She plans to attend and participate in the annual convention for the Association of Psychological Science.
Kelly Gibson To support travel to the United Kingdom to present her research at the International medieval Congress at the University of Leeds.
Marti Jewell To support who will analyzation of emerging models of pastoral leadership to better understand the use of collaboration; 
Christopher Malloy To finish his book, “Aquinas on Beatific Charity and the Problem of Love”.
Aida Ramos To research at the University of Notre Dame and/or Marsh’s Library and the Royal Dublin Society archives in Ireland, so she may write a conference paper and article on the Dublin Society for Improvement
Stephanie Swales To finish her book project on empathy.



Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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Transfer Students (Re)discover Home at UD

Once friends at John Paul II High School in Plano, Texas, Stephanie Lobo, BA ’18, and Rebecca Luna, BA ’19, can both remember the moments they set their horizons on transferring to the University of Dallas. Though their paths diverged briefly following high school, their friendship is now reunited on our university’s Irving campus.

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