May 21, 2013
For the last eight years, UD philosophy and theology professors have turned to sports to settle an age-old question of disciplinary superiority with the annual Handmaiden Bowl.
May 17, 2013
Aaron French spends his school-year running from classes and chemistry labs to, well, running cross country and track, all while maintaining a 4.0 GPA.
May 16, 2013
A graduate degree program that began when a note in the Church of the Incarnation bulletin about a Sacred Art & Architecture course piqued Jack Carney's interest has bloomed into a love of English literature.
May 13, 2013
Art history major Larisa Chavez '13 will watch her Catholic faith come to life through art history when she spends the summer as an intern for the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museum (Patron's Office). After departing in early June, Chavez will serve as a liaison to museum patrons, going on private tours with them, assisting the curators and helping with office administration.
May 10, 2013
Seniors celebrated four years of hard work and idiosyncrasies during the 2013 Convocation ceremony on Thursday, May 9, in addition to receiving departmental awards and sharing their post-graduation plans.
May 08, 2013
The 72-hour Cor Challenge resulted in 678 total gifts--630 of which were from alumni--to the university and raised the Constantin College alumni participation rate from 13.97 percent to 16.57 percent. During the three days of peer-to-peer social media and online appeals from individual alumni and the Alumni Relations Office, alumni donated $70,303.75 to the Cor Fund.
May 06, 2013
Recent survey results published by the American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) revealed that employers favor hiring graduates who possess abilities best provided by a liberal education similar to UD's--critical thinking, problem solving and communications skills.
May 06, 2013
Approximately 275 students will receive bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees on Sunday, May 19, during the University of Dallas' annual commencement ceremony for the undergraduate Constantin College of Liberal Arts, undergraduate College of Business, Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts and School of Ministry. Ernie Sadau, CEO of Catholic health ministry CHRISTUS Health, will address the graduates.
May 03, 2013
Next fall, Gwenda-lin Grewal, affiliate assistant professor of classics, and John Macready, an adjunct instructor of philosophy and IPS philosophy student, will lead students in an inquiry into the connection between one's outerwear and inner self with a new course: Philosophy and Fashion.
May 01, 2013
The College of Business has received a $100,000 gift from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous to create a Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) program beginning this fall. The fund will be managed by graduate and undergraduate economics and finance students, who will be responsible for all investment research and reporting.
May 01, 2013
Through Braniff Graduate School's Educators Cohort, secondary school teachers and administrators can now pursue a master's degree at UD with support from a community of their professional peers. The Educators Cohort provides members with access to numerous exclusive perks and benefits, including a special tuition rate and no course fees.
April 29, 2013
Amid the end-of-semester bustle, faculty, staff and students will gather to celebrate some of the fruits of academic labor. On Wednesday, May 1, at 5 p.m. in Gorman Faculty Lounge, the Philosophy Department will celebrate this spring's publication of three new volumes in the Dallas Medieval Texts and Translations (DMTT) series and a new translation by Associate Professor Matthew Walz of Anselm's "Proslogion."
April 23, 2013
UD welcomed 94 new graduates to its alumni ranks last Saturday, April 20, during the College of Business Graduate Programs Commencement Ceremony.
April 16, 2013
Biochemistry majors Justin Samorajski '13 and Erin Dinehart '14 and biology majors Christina Andaloro '15 and Joella Butler '15 recently experimented in bioprinting, a new technology that has the medical community hoping to eventually "print" new organs for patients.
April 12, 2013
Next Saturday morning, April 20, a group of students will drag themselves out of bed, don their nerdiest attire and gather behind the New Hall at 8:30 a.m. to participate in the Crusaders for Kids 5K Nerd Run.