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Research Areas at the University of Dallas Biology Department

At the University of Dallas we encourage research experience for undergraduate students and there are several areas of research that students can choose from.  They include:

  • Animal Behavior
  • Cell physiology
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Disease Ecology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Genomics and DNA Sequencing technologies 
  • Human Performance
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Neuroscience

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Sisters Serving UD: Sister Mary Angelica: A Thousandfold Back

It is no surprise that the University of Dallas, chartered by religious women, has had over 50 alumnae who have said “yes” to the call to religious life. In 1952, The Superior of the Western Province of the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur, Mother Theresa Weber, declared, "We need a Catholic co-educational college in this area!" On May 25, 1955, the Sisters officially received the charter for the University of Dallas. UD's first trustees were all religious women: Mother Theresa Weber, Sister Mildred Manning, Sister Mary Frances Connaughton, Sister Mary Byron, Sister Myrtl Owens and Sister Elizabeth Johnston.

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