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Your Support Means More on North Texas Giving Day

August 28, 2015
Last year, alumni, parents and friends of UD helped to raise more than $135,000 for our students in just 18 hours. Once again, every donation of $25 or more made through will receive bonus funds from the Communities Foundation of Texas on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 6 a.m. to midnight.

Meet UD's 22 New Faculty Members

August 26, 2015
The university welcomed 22 new faculty members this fall, although many are new only to the role, having previously studied or taught in different roles at UD.

Washington Monthly Ranks UD 15th for Contributions to Public Good

August 25, 2015
The University of Dallas has been recognized by Washington Monthly as 15th among the 673 master's institutions ranked by the publication. The Washington, D.C.,-based political magazine ranks universities based on their contributions to the public good.

Mathematics Department to Offer Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

August 24, 2015
Beginning this fall, the 2015-16 school year, students will be able to earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in computer science, in addition to the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree that has been available since the 2012-13 school year.

Meet the Class of 2019: Catholic Youth Ministry Volunteer Will Study Biology

August 21, 2015
When Nicolas Kwan, incoming member of the UD Class of 2019, was in high school, his youth minister told him about National Evangelization Teams (NET) Ministries. He ended up deferring his enrollment at UD for a year so he could serve with NET.

Record-Breaking Freshman Class Arrives on Campus

August 21, 2015
The university's record-breaking freshman class of approximately 400 students moved in Friday, Aug. 21. Orientation leaders greeted the students with handmade signs and passed out popsicles as the relatively mild (for Dallas in August) summer day heated up. Undergraduate classes for the 2015-16 school year start Wednesday, Aug. 26.

Meet the Class of 2019: Former Teacher Eager to Study Mathematics, Physics

August 19, 2015
Most people don't think of teaching as something to do until after college, but teaching high school is what incoming member of the UD Class of 2019 Ted Morin has been doing for the past two years, ever since graduating from high school himself.

Meet the Class of 2019: Olympic Hopeful Will Study Science, Physical Therapy

August 11, 2015
An aspiring 2020 Olympian and incoming member of the UD Class of 2019, New Hampshire native Abigail Wade has been an archer for seven years now. While she doesn't anticipate qualifying for the Olympics until 2020, Wade will travel to Texas A&M University in College Station the first weekend in September to shoot in the first stage of the 2016 Olympic trials.

Irving Newsmaker Reception Recognizes Business College's Local Contributions

August 07, 2015
The Irving Economic Development Partnership recognized the Center for the Cybersecurity Education and the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business for their contributions to local business on July 30 at the Irving Newsmaker Reception.

In Memoriam: Braniff Alumnus, Ambassador for Democracy Guy Brown

August 06, 2015
Guy Story Brown, PhD '79, a three-time presidential appointee, professor, author and director of prison ministry The Straight Gate, passed away Thursday, July 30, in Lubbock.

Princeton Review Names UD a ‘Best College,’ Rome Program 3rd Most Popular

August 05, 2015
The University of Dallas was again named one of the nation's best colleges in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 380 Colleges." The university's Rome Program was also recognized as being the third most popular study abroad program, an increase from last year's ranking as the eighth most popular study abroad program.

Sustainable Business Network Hosts TI Ethics Talk

July 27, 2015
On July 24, more than 80 risk and compliance officers, human resources professionals and UD alumni gathered on the Texas Instruments campus for the Satish and Yasmin Gupta College of Business Sustainable Business Network summer networking event. Vice President and Director of Ethics David Solomon spoke about challenges and successes in promoting an ethical organizational culture.

New Classics Graduate Program Tailored for Future Doctoral Students, Teachers

July 24, 2015
The University of Dallas Classics Department is now offering two new graduate degrees in Latin and ancient Greek studies--a Master of Arts in Classics and a Master of Classics. Both degrees are tailored toward students who seek to enter a doctoral program in classics or those who teach the classical languages at either the primary or secondary level.

High School Summer Romers Visit Irving Campus en Route to Rome

July 21, 2015
High school summer Rome students made a stop at the Irving campus before becoming "Romers" this summer. Program participants kicked off Shakespeare in Italy and Latin in Rome with a day in Texas touring the campus, meeting faculty, chatting with admission counselors in the Cap Bar and viewing and discussing the movie "Julius Caesar." They flew to Rome Thursday, July 9.

Class of 2015 Enjoys High Employment, Graduate School Acceptance Rates

July 20, 2015
A mere two months after their graduation, 83.3 percent of the Class of 2015 is either employed or continuing their educations in graduate or professional programs. Four programs can boast a 100 percent rate for their graduates having already "landed" in their first destinations: Classics and Classical Philology, Human Sciences in the Contemporary World, Pastoral Ministry and Physics.

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