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Student Programming at UD

Student Programming at UD


 SPUD [spudde, spudd. Of obscure origin]- organization

SPUD, or Student Programming @ UD, hosts the majority of student-led events on and off campus. These events include TGIT, Groundhog, Mallapalooza, Battle of the Bands, Spring Formal, Music on the Mall, Quiz Bowl, and Oktoberfest!

SPUD is one branch of Student Government and helps fulfill the goal of promoting the general welfare of the University and the Student Body by sponsoring programs and services which enhance campus life.

 

Meet The Board! 

SPUD Board 2015-2016

 

News

Scherer Lecturer Poses American Economy's 'Big Questions'

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 the American Economy," in which he addresses the state of current natural law reflected on economics.

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Rome Essay Winner Focuses on Greater Appreciation for Beauty

A new insight and awareness of beauty became the subject of the essay, titled "Learning to See," that won Aspen Daniels, BA '19, first place in the fall 2016 University of Dallas Rome Program Essay Contest, which engages students studying abroad through the university's Rome Program in describing a place they visited or an encounter they had during their study abroad semester, exploring how some part of the Rome Program curriculum better enabled them to comprehend that experience.

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Learning to See

I was shocked by the beauty I saw when I stepped inside the door, and I wondered how I could have missed this before. The church wasn't large, but it didn't need to be because a dome soared upwards above our heads, giving an impression of grandeur. Bea pointed out that the dome was topped by a "lantern," one of our key terms; as we looked around at the marble and gold, naming the different architectural decorations, we realized how much skill it had taken to craft every detail.

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