Fulbright Legacy

In the University of Dallas' 60-year history, 38 alumni have received Fulbright Awards to study, teach or research abroad.

Fulbrighters are valuable contributors to an exchange of knowledge, skills, ideas, and mutual understanding. The Fulbright Program was established in 1946 under legislation introduced by the late Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas and is sponsored by the United States Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). Students and recent graduates with questions about applying to the Fulbright should email Senior Career Services Advisor Gaby Martin at gmartin@udallas.edu

Catherine Blume '18

Blume CZECH REPUBLIC - Catherine Blume, an English major with a French concentration, is currently teaching English at a Czech Catholic school. 

Emily Collins '17

Collins GERMANY - Emily Collins, a double major in English and Economics with a concentration in German, taught English in a local German seconday school. 

Philip Wozniak '15

WozniakSPAIN - Philip Wozniak, a biology major, conducted medical research in Spain in order to develop new approaches to the use of medical nanotechnology.

Anthony Kersting '15

KerstingGERMANY - A physics major with a German concentration, Kersting taught English in a German school and plans to join a choir. 

Michaela Sobrak-Seaton '12

Sobrak-SeatonGERMANY - Sobrak-Seaton, a philosophy major, taught English to German students and perfected her own grasp of the German language.

Sebastian Scofield '14 

ScofieldENGLAND - Scofield, a biology major, studied bee pollination at the University of East Anglia and earned a master's degree.

Therese Couture '11 

CoutureBELGIUM - Couture, a French and English double major, studied French symbolist poetry at the Universit Libre de Bruxelles.

 

News

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.

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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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Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library Showcases Rare Books Room

No longer relegated to the damp lower level, the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library's Rare Books Room has for the past two years occupied a prime spot on the second floor, where there used to be study carrels. The room, made of glass walls, is normally locked and only opened by appointment, but on Sept. 26, the library hosted an open house for faculty and staff to come and examine these treasures.

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