News & Information

News & Information

New Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

Sherry L. Dellinger, who brings with her nearly three decades of higher education experience, has joined the University Dallas as the assistant vice president for student affairs. Having served as both an educator and leader on several campuses, Dellinger has dedicated her career to helping students succeed, a cause she calls her "lifelong God-given blessing."

Education Professor's Legacy Influences Teachers in Perpetuity

"Teachers are the most powerful people on earth," said Professor Emeritus of Education Cherie Clodfelter, who learned from an early age to value teachers. "Even more than mothers, they affect eternity through the children and young people they influence."

Summer Programs

Best College Reviews has included the University of Dallas on its list of the "The 20 Best College Summer Programs for Gifted Students," placing the university's summer high school programs among Ivy League schools such as Harvard University, and other elite institutions like Stanford University.

History Professor Discusses Dallas Police Shootings

"How someone watching the video of what happened in Minnesota, how it affected a little girl in the backseat of a car, could turn around and think this was an appropriate response -- it's horrifying," said Associate Professor of History Susan Hanssen in an interview with Britain's Sky News 18 hours after the shooting of Dallas police officers on Thursday, July 7.

Rome Campus Hosts International Archaeological Conference

Shrines to Mithraism, one of the main pagan religions of the high and late Roman Empire, can be found throughout the Roman world: under the Church of St. Clemente in Rome, in the ancient port city of Ostia, in the Syrian town of Dura-Europos and, as it happens, in the town of Marino near UD's Eugene Constantin Campus.

Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library

The University of Dallas has announced that it will officially rename the 54-year-old William A. Blakley Library to honor long-time University Professor Louise S. Cowan and Professor and University President Donald Cowan.

MONEY Magazine

MONEY magazine has released its list of the "50 Best Private Colleges for Merit Aid," and the University of Dallas is number one. Merit aid is awarded to students based on academic achievements, test scores, overall grades and other factors.

Meet the Class of 2020: Musician Aspires to Medical Profession

Ever since her cousin Bridget left for UD three years ago, Rose Safranek of the incoming Class of 2020 has wanted to do the same. The aspiring biochemistry major and someday physician was attracted by UD's exceptional science program, as well as the fact that her older sister and two cousins are students here.

Class Gifts Enrich Campus, Student Experiences

The mosaic seal in Haggar University Center. The stone sign on Northgate. The marble statue of Mary outside the Church of the Incarnation. These various pieces that enrich and beautify our campus, largely taken for granted by everyone who comes after as things that must always have been here, were actually gifts from graduating classes through the years.

O'Halloran, Weber Join Board of Trustees

The University of Dallas has announced the appointment of two new members to its board of trustees. Terry O'Halloran, MBA '83, and Julie Weber, BA '91, who recently attended their first full meeting in May, are both University of Dallas alumni.

A Successful Student LinkedIn Profile

Statistics show that about 80 percent of today's jobs are landed through networking. But how, exactly, do you go about finding opportunities to network?

UD, Great Hearts Academies Announce Partnership

Today, the university's Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts announced a new partnership with Great Hearts Academies -- a public charter system of academically rigorous, classical, liberal arts K-12 schools with campuses in the Phoenix, San Antonio and Dallas metro areas.

Vatican Swiss Guard Film Makes American Debut on Rome Campus

Renowned Italian filmmaker and director Gianfranco Pannone made an appearance on UD's Eugene Constantin Campus in Rome this April with the first screening to an American audience (and one of the first public screenings) of his film "The World's Smallest Army" ("L'esercita piĆ¹ piccolo del mondo"), which debuted in September 2015 at the Venice Film Festival.