Our Catholic Faith

Our Catholic Faith

The light of the Catholic faith illuminates every aspect of life at UD, from social activities to clubs and organizations.

Serving the Church

University of Dallas alumni serve the Catholic Church in more than 30 states across the U.S.

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Faith in the Classroom

Courses at UD offer a dialogue of faith and reason combined with Catholic intellectual tradition.

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Serving the Community

The university connects students with opportunities to enrich the lives of others through year-round community service.

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Deepening Your Faith

UD students continue to develop moral virtues while in pursuit of truth and wisdom.

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All are welcome.

While more than 75 percent of our students are Catholic, UD welcomes those of all denominations. We support academic and religious freedom and foster spiritual development – no matter the faith tradition – to prepare students for their calling as men and women of faith in the world.

News

Program Aims to Open UD Ethos to Wider Community

On Thursday, Sept. 26, several members of the university community gathered to celebrate the completion of Course II of the Studies in Catholic Faith and Culture program, the first component of UD's Liberal Learning for Life initiative. The course is titled "The Person: Tradition and History."

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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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