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AFW Schedule 2021

Date/Time Event Location

Thursday, October 14

6:00 p.m. Alumnus owned Lamberti's Ristorante & Wine Bar is hosting a "Roman Nights" dinner with tapas and wine.  Make reservations at

Lamberti's Ristorante and Wine Bar
7701 N. MacArthur Blvd. Irving, Texas 75063

7 - 10 p.m. TGIT -  Thank Goodness It's Thursday. Alumni are welcome to join the party! Both beer and non alcoholic drinks served. Family Friendly games will take place on the Mall. The Mall

Friday, October 15

10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Check-in & Registration, Meet with Student Resources, Family Activities open  J.M. Haggar University Center
10 a.m. - sundown Climb the Tower The Mall
10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Bouncehouses- Children 10 and younger The Mall
Noon - 2 p.m. Student Led Walking Tours of Campus (every hour on the hour) Meet at the Visitors Center, inside J.M. Haggar University Center
All Day Open Classes - vary by professors on volunteer basis Various Locations
1 - 2 p.m. History of Religious Orders at UD - hear about how the Cistercians and Dominicans made their way to UD! Serafy Room, SB Hall
3 - 4:30 p.m.

Benedict XVI on Law and Conscience: The Bundestag Speech, Ten Years Later

Join us for a panel presented by the Dallas Forum on Law, Politics, and Culture (formerly the American Public Philosophy Institute) featuring:  Dr. Daniel Burns, Professor of Politics, Dr. Richard Dougherty, Professor of Politics, and Dr. Angela Knobel, Professor of Philosophy.  

Multipurpose Room, SB Hall
3 - 5 p.m. Faculty at the Cap Bar - Reunite with members of the UD Faculty Cap Bar & Patio
4 - 5:30 p.m. Alumni & Student Ice Cream Networking Social RSVP here! Foyer, Braniff Graduate
4 p.m. Coffee with the Dean of Students - Parents! Meet the Dean of Students, Dr. Gregory Roper and learn about student activities on campus Serafy Room, SB Hall
5  - 6 p.m. Mass for the Intention of the Class of 1970 & 1971 The Church of the Incarnation
6 - 8 p.m. Welcome Tailgate Dinner - Outdoor dinner for students, families and alumni. Cash Bar available till 10 p.m. The Mall
6 - 8 p.m. Family Games and Photo Opportunity with the Groundhog The Mall
6 - 9 p.m. Golden Crusaders Dinner - seated dinner celebrating Golden Crusaders 50th Class Reunion - alumni from the class of 1971 and earlier are invited. Registration required. Cardinal Farrell Hall, 2nd Floor, Catholic Foundation Board Room
6 - 9 p.m. Physics Hands On Event - The Physics Department hosts this family friendly event that is sure to teach visitors at any age!  Haggerty Science Center, Rm. 4
7 - 9 p.m.

Art Show, Due Santi Wine Tasting, and Fougerousse Convivium Celebration held in the Beatrice M. Haggerty Art Gallery. 

Two student shows will be available for viewing.
UD Art Graduate Showcase: X
In the East side of the Upper Gallery
Senior Art Student: Senior Synopsis
In the Thompson Loggia 
Haggerty Art Village
7:30 - 9 p.m. Trivia - Gather a team with students, alumni, and faculty for a UD Trivia game. Register here to secure your team's place! Rathskeller
8 - 9:30 p.m. Haggerty Observatory Open: The Physics Department hosts the Astronomy Observatory Open House. Haggerty Science Center
8 - 10 p.m. Live Music The Mall

Saturday, October 16

9 - 10 a.m. Breakfast Honoring the Legacy Society (invite only) Catholic Foundation Boardroom, Cardinal Farrell Hall
10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Check-in & Registration,  Meet with Student Resources, Family Activities open, Climb the Tower J.M. Haggar University Center
10 a.m. EnCore Lecture, Winston Churchill: Nations, Christian Civilization, and Patriotism in World War II, with Associate Professor and Department Chair of History, Susan Hanssen, Ph.D. SB Hall, Serafy
10:30 - 11 a.m. Shakespeare Main Stage Promo Steps of Cardinal Farrell Hall
12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Student Led Walking Tours of Campus (every hour on the hour).  Meet at the Visitors Center, inside J.M. Haggar University Center
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Alumni-Owned Business Festival - Purchase products made by UD Alumni.  

Face Painting and Balloon Animals

Scavenger Hunt

The Mall
11:30 a.m.

Waterballoon Toss Competition

Near the Tower
12:00 p.m.

Alumni vs. Student Lacrosse Game

Lacrosse Field
12:05 p.m. Mass for the Intention of UD Alumni The Church of the Incarnation
1 - 2 p.m.

Debate : This House Considers that Hobbits are Vile Creatures.

Dr. Burns will be arguing the affirmative, Dr. Hanssen the negative featuring Dean Philip Harold as moderator. 

1 - 3 p.m.

Alumni vs. Students Baseball Game

Food served in Clark Pavillion for Lacrosse and Baseball games.

Baseball Field
2 p.m. Swing Club Performance The Mall
2 - 3 p.m. Screening of "The Quest." Join us for a screening of UD's latest initiative with EWTN followed by a Q&A. Art History Auditorium
3 p.m. Alumni vs. Students Rugby Game McNab Rugby Pitch
7 - 11 p.m.

Class Reunions - Additional registration required.

The Mall

Sunday, October 17

9 a.m. Farewell Mass for the intention of UD Families Church of the Incarnation


UD Announces Last Crowley Chamber Trio Concert of the Season

The last Crowley Chamber Trio concert of the season will be on Dec. 6 and Dec. 7 at the Museum of Biblical Art at 7:30 p.m.

The Crowley Chamber Trio is composed of University of Dallas faculty members Kristin Van Cleve, violin; Marie-Thaïs Oliver, cello; and Andrey Ponochevny, piano.

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