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At UD, a new year means a new semester with fresh opportunities for growth and enlightenment, from chemistry to computer science, from lively class discussions to putting pen to paper with vigorous, thought-provoking essays.

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dominican brother jonah (micah) teller, ba '11

UD was a huge part of my life, of forming me — in both my intellectual and cultural formation.

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professor of english eileen gregory, ph.d., ba '68

The teacher is like [a] juggler: and her work is contra naturam, resisting the force of gravity. That’s what our teaching, and all our talk about the reflective life, boils down to — efforts to keep brilliance in our hearts, to remember the lightness that is native to our spirit.” 

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MLK Lecture

Alumnus Discusses MLK's Legacy of Ideas

On Thursday, Jan. 24, WFAA anchor John McCaa, Ph.D., MA '02, explored Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy during UD's fourth annual MLK Day Symposium, titled "Politics, Faith, and the Media: An Interview with Dr. John McCaa." READ MORE

Cor Story: Senior Art Major Seeks Qualification for 2020 Olympics

As an incoming freshman, Abigail Wade, BA '19, thought she might major in one of the sciences and ultimately become a physical therapist; now she's an art major, with a focus in painting. Some things have not changed, however: She is still aiming to represent the U.S. on the archery team in the 2020 Olympics. Also, her love for UD has only grown in her nearly four years here.

2019 SGCC Comes to UD

Over 90 printmaking artists will be exhibiting their work across six exhibitions in the Haggerty Art Village this March 6 - 9, as part of Texchange, an international printmaking conference held by the Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI) in North Texas.

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McDermott 2019


UD is pleased to welcome Anthony Doerr as its 2019 Eugene McDermott lecturer. Doerr’s latest novel, the runaway New York Times bestseller "All the Light We Cannot See," won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and was a finalist for the National Book Award. LEARN MORE
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