Announcements

Dr. Pezzia Wins Award

Congratulations to Carla Pezzia, Assistant Professor of Human Sciences, for being selected as a recipient of an American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Publication grant for the 2018-2019 cycle.

This prestigious award provides support to scholars to prepare research manuscripts for publication. Founded in 1881, AAUW is one of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, due to the generosity and legacy of generations of AAUW members. 

Dr. Pezzia will use the grant funds to develop her dissertation into a book manuscript, which will highlight the multifaceted approaches employed in highland Guatemala to achieve and maintain sobriety from alcoholism.

  

News

Parents Support University in Late Daughter's Memory

Mike Kiegerl's youngest daughter, Christine, would have graduated from UD in the Class of 1994, but just before her graduation, she was struck by an impaired truck driver and died instantly. Kiegerl and his wife, Peggy, established the Christine S. Kiegerl Memorial Scholarship in their girl's memory in 1997.

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UD in Service: Ph.D. Students Share 'Confessions' in South Irving

UD students not only read St. Augustine's "Confessions" in Rome, traveling to Ostia to marvel at the place in which, according to Book IX, St. Augustine and his mother, St. Monica, had a joint mystical vision of God — they also travel 4.4 miles from the Irving campus to read the text with residents of South Irving.

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