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Academics

An education for today’s challenges built on a classical foundation.

The University of Dallas offers 29 undergraduate majors, more than 20 graduate programs and a wide range of graduate and noncredit certificate programs across four main academic divisions in the arts, humanities, sciences, education, business and nursing.

Commencement

While all majors and programs are designed to prepare students to address contemporary challenges within their discipline, our curriculum is based on a core that emphasizes the pursuit of truth and virtue in the classical Western tradition and the importance of academic rigor.

News

Teeing Off for UD

Dozens of players traveled from across North Texas to the Las Colinas Country Club to support the University of Dallas and its students by participating in the university's 17-year-old annual charity golf tournament, the Galecke Open. Proceeds from the tournament, which raised more than $221,000, will go to the University of Dallas' Cor Fund.

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Doctoral Candidates Awarded Prestigious Weaver Fellowship

Two University of Dallas doctoral candidates in the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts Institute of Philosophic Studies (IPS), Leta Sundet, MA '16, and Pavlos Papadopoulos, MA '14, were recently awarded the prestigious Richard M. Weaver Fellowship from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI).

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4 Major Emotions of War and Peace in the Middle Ages

According to Assistant Professor of History Kelly Gibson, early medieval writers gave lessons on how one should feel by describing the good emotions of good people and the bad emotions of bad people. These authors were usually close to their rulers, so their writings reflected current political ideals and could have influenced political practices.

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