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Class is just the beginning of life at UD. From lectures to sporting events, from art to science, the campus overflows with laughter, camaraderie and inspiration at the beginning of this new school year.

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george weigel, distinguished senior fellow of ethics and public policy center & father of two UD alumnae

“The University of Dallas provides the finest undergraduate education of any university in America.

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kate palla, ba '10, director of finance and operations for Cycle Connect, a high-growth asset-finance company based in Uganda

I credit my education for my critical thinking developed from UD’s Core. These components have opened and somehow grounded my thinking to allow me to reason through new problems as I face them. In all jobs, but especially jobs in different cultures and startups, there are so many novel challenges that you face, and it’s my deeper set of reasoning structures that enable me to sift through the details to the deeper question and solve that problem, not just the one in front of me.”

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Coppin Scholarship

Anonymous Donors Endow Math Scholarship

On the afternoon of Sept. 26, several members of the university community gathered to celebrate the endowment of the Dr. Charles Coppin Scholarship in Mathematics, which is named in honor of the longtime department chair and professor of mathematics and will benefit current and future mathematics majors at UD. READ MORE

The Idea of Our University

To found the famous Core curriculum of the University of Dallas, as an education "best for the individual," Donald and Louise Cowan looked to John Henry Newman's The Idea of a University. He unapologetically promotes the Western classics -- precisely because so few know our own culture well enough to appreciate the depth of any other.

To Russia with UD: Faculty to Lead UD's First Tour of Russia

This summer, the University of Dallas invites students, alumni, faculty and staff to join its first-ever tour abroad of Russia, led by Professor of Physics Richard Olenick and Affiliate Instructor of Spanish, French and Italian Irina Rodriguez. From June 8 to June 16, 2020, Olenick and Rodriguez will guide participants through the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, taking them on a cultural and literary tour of the "Russian soul."

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10.10-12.19 | University of Dallas Ministry Conference

The Univeristy of Dallas Ministry Conference offers Catholics an opportunity to receive exceptional faith formation from nationally recognized speakers who will address relevant topics of faith, catechesis, education, theology, prayer and ministry. Participants will truly Walk Together in Faith, by attending these significant keynote addresses and ministry-specific breakout sessions, participating in Mass and prayer services, perusing the exhibitions, admiring the liturgical art display, and listening to Christian musical performances. LEARN MORE

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