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Braniff Salon Discussion of della Francesca's 'Flagellation of Christ': A Follow-up

October 02, 2015
The Western intellectual tradition was birthed in dialogue, the consideration of a topic or problem from all angles and the exhaustive discussion among interested parties of every facet of every angle. In the spirit of this tradition, the Braniff Salons were created.

Award-Winning Catholic Journalist John Allen to Give Ministry Conference Keynote

September 30, 2015
John Allen, associate editor at the Boston Globe and CNN's senior Vatican analyst, will give the keynote address at the ninth annual University of Dallas Ministry Conference (UDMC). The annual event will be held Oct. 22-24 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas.

Rabbi, Bishop to Address Jewish-Catholic Relations

September 21, 2015
In celebration of five decades of friendship, Dallas' Jewish and Catholic communities will join with the University of Dallas to present "Nostra Aetate - 50 Years Later: Commemorating Jewish-Catholic Relations," a joint address by Rabbi David Rosen and Bishop Brian Farrell on Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.

Faculty Panel to Discuss della Francesca's 'Flagellation of Christ' at Braniff Salon

September 16, 2015
The fall 2015 Braniff Salon will be held Sept. 18 in the Art History Auditorium, with a reception at 6:30 p.m. and a roundtable discussion at 7 p.m.

US News Ranks UD a Best Value Among Texas Catholic Universities

September 10, 2015
U.S. News & World Report's 2015 rankings of the nation's best colleges are out and the University of Dallas is the highest ranked Catholic Best Value School in Texas. The Best Value ranking takes into account both the academic quality of the institution and the average amount of need-based aid provided to students.

Professor's New Book Offers Biblical Perspective on Organizational Practices

September 04, 2015
A new book from J. Lee Whittington, professor of management at the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business at the University of Dallas, offers a look at organizational practices from a biblical perspective.

New Adult Formation Course to Focus on 2nd Thousand Years of Christianity

September 04, 2015
The University of Dallas School of Ministry will offer a new continuing education course titled "Christianity in the Second Thousand Years: The Development of the Thought and Practice of Our Faith" beginning this fall. This noncredit course will be offered at three sites: the University of Dallas campus in Irving, All Saints Catholic Community in Dallas and St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church in Lewisville, with the class at each site meeting once a week for two hours.

Meet the Class of 2019: Boy Scout, Future Seminarian Will Study Philosophy

September 04, 2015
New member of the UD Class of 2019 and aspiring philosophy major Thomas Hogan is, in true UD fashion, considering a concentration in either classics or mathematics. He visited UD during Odyssey Days last year and approved of his discovery that the Classics Department focuses on classical languages rather than classical literature -- because the entire undergraduate curriculum revolves around studying the literature.

North Texas Giving Day Champs Once Again

August 28, 2015
At the end of North Texas Giving Day on Sept. 17, UD was in the lead for largest number of donors of any local college or university. Nearly 400 alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends of the university came out in support of UD, donating an initial total of $106,956 before bonus funds.

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.

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