INTRODUCING OUR NEW PRESIDENT

Noted Catholic educator, scholar and public intellectual Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA ’82 MA ’83, will be the first alumnus-president to lead the university.

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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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professor of psychology Robert Kugelmann, ph.d.

Those of you who envision many years to come here, cherish what has been but do not hoard the treasure. ... Be heroic. Renew the treasure by imagining the life of the mind and of the persons who walk these hills in forms beyond our present forms.” 

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Tom Hibbs

Thomas S. Hibbs Appointed UD President 

The University of Dallas Board of Trustees announced today that it has selected Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA ’82 MA ’83, to serve as the university’s ninth president. The first alumnus of UD to be president, Hibbs has served as dean of the Honors College and distinguished professor of ethics and culture at Baylor University since 2003. READ MORE

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.

How to Build a Shortwave Radio

As you know if you’ve read even some of our first UD Reads book, "All the Light We Cannot See," it’s possible to build a radio from random, scavenged parts, as long as you can find the necessary random, scavenged parts, as Werner does in the book. This is also essentially what Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Physics Jacob Moldenhauer did as well: He scavenged parts from the Physics Department, and built a radio.

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 FIFTH ANNUAL SCHERER LECTURE

03.28.19 | FIFTH ANNUAL SCHERER LECTURE

Featuring Helen Alvaré, professor of law at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, will give UD's Fifth Annual Scherer Lecture, titled “The Sexual Revolution is Unsustainable: Marriage, Parenting and a New Communitarianism.” 
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