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UD Community Welcomes Class of 2021 to Campus

The university's largest freshman class in history, with more than 420 students, moved in Friday, Aug. 18, greeted by orientation leaders, resident assistants, faculty and staff.

UD Announces Faculty Tenure and Promotions

The University of Dallas is pleased to announce that the following faculty members have received tenure or promotion in rank for the 2017-18 academic year. The Rank and Tenure Committee recommended these faculty during the end of the spring 2017 semester for their continued support and enhancement of academic excellence and student success.

University of Dallas Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery Presents 'Modern Sacred'

The University of Dallas Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery proudly announces the opening of “Modern Sacred: The Saint John’s Bible and Selections from the Permanent Collection,” which features the Heritage Edition, a limited reproduction of the “Gospels and Acts” volume of The Saint John’s Bible — the first handwritten and illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine monastery since the invention of the printing press in the 15th century.

University of Dallas Named 'One of America's Best'

Receiving high marks of excellence in both the 2018 edition of The Princeton Review's popular guidebook "The Best 382 Colleges" and the annual listing of "America's Top Colleges" by Forbes magazine, the University of Dallas has earned its placement, once again, among the country's best academic institutions.

Two UD Alumni Receive Prestigious Fulbright Posts Abroad

Respectively earning one of the nation’s most competitive scholarships awarded in academia and research, Phillip Wozniak, BA ’15, and Emily Files Collins, BA ’17, now join nearly four dozen University of Dallas alumni to receive the highly sought-after Fulbright, including UD’s first student-winner in 1962, Professor of English Robert Scott Dupree.

Memories from UD's Campus Oracles

As the university celebrates another milestone of 50 years of graduate education, we are reminded of those who helped found our institution and their stories that helped cast the molding.

Professor Continues UD Printmaking Legacy

At the end of the spring semester, the Dallas Museum of Art asked Assistant Professor of Printmaking Steven Foutch to craft a printmaking display to include in the museum's international exhibition, "Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints from the National Gallery of Art," featuring more than 150 prints by more than 100 different artists such as Paul Revere, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg and Andy Warhol.

An Unlikely Ally

Fast-forward to 2027. In a world where cars drive themselves and robots write code, liberal arts majors, far from being obsolete, will compete for the top jobs. While today skilled workers dominate industries such as technology and finance, advances in artificial intelligence will soon birth a more automated workforce. Employers will need workers who can think more critically and creatively in the face of the coming robot era.

University of Dallas Clinches Top-Shelf Awards

The University of Dallas recently received several marketing and journalism awards from the 32nd Educational Advertising Awards -- the largest, oldest and most respected competition for advertising in higher education -- and the Catholic Press Association.

University Community Remembers Former Long-Time President

The university community mourns the passing and remains forever grateful for the dedication and contributions of Robert Francis “Bob” Sasseen, university president from 1981 to 1995, who is credited with stabilizing the university during his tenure. He passed away on June 14 in Salem, Oregon, at age 85.

Due Santi Cookbook Celebrates Italy, Supports Rome Expansion

"My original idea was to create a cookbook for our hungry students, a 'food for thoughts' manual, if you will," said Silvia De Simone, Eugene Constantin Campus business office manager, of her Due Santi Cookbook: A Taste of UD Rome. "Time spent on the Rome campus does not only involve studying; it involves getting to know a new culture and widening your horizons."

UD Adds 'Best Value' and 'Best Colleges' Rankings for 2017

Forbes and MONEY magazine have included the University of Dallas, once again, in their annual rankings of America's most valuable and affordable colleges and universities. Dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence, both rankings reward UD for being one of the nation's top higher education institutions.

Rekindling 'The Truth of Human Experience'

The urgent task of philosophy in our day, according to the renowned German philosopher Martin Heidegger, is to relearn the art of seeing what is before us, argues Chad Engelland, director of the philosophy master's program, in his recently published book, "Heidegger's Shadow: Kant, Husserl, and the Transcendental Turn."

In Memoriam: Robert "Bob" J. Finegan

Former university trustee Robert "Bob" J. Finegan, passed away last week on July 7, 2017, at the age of 79, surrounded by his loved ones. He will be dearly missed and remembered as a courageous and kind spirit.