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After the Dallas Cowboys played their last game of the Texas Stadium era in 2008, many contemplated Irving's future and its ability to attract more residents, visitors and development. Now, nearly a decade since America's Team left town, the area, like the University of Dallas, is undergoing a transformation of its own on a scale not seen in Las Colinas since its formative years decades ago.
Kelsey Reese has loved fashion her whole life and always wanted to make clothes; she's also always had a heart for others. During her time as a missionary in the Philippines, she realized that she could create a clothing line to empower women and combat human trafficking.
University of Dallas Board of Trustees Chairman Joseph C. Murphy was recently selected by a panel of independent judges from the National Association of Corporate Directors as one of 10 North Texas leaders for the Dallas Business Journal's 2016 Outstanding Directors Awards.
According to the U.S. Department of Education, the University of Dallas has the state's second-lowest federal loan default rate - 1.5 percent - of any private institution offering both undergraduate and graduate programs.
"The Core helped me tremendously in graduate school," said Kathryn Kloepper, BS '03. "I could speak and write well, and I knew I could tackle any new concept in the chemical literature -- after all, I (sort of) made it through the writings of Heidegger, Plotinus and Thucydides."
The University of Dallas National Alumni Board has announced its annual list of distinguished alumni -- the highest honor the university can bestow upon its alumni. The 2017 honorees include university trustee Chris Bright, BA '78; former university trustee Joanne H. Stroud, MA '72 PhD '75 MA '80; Ray Khirallah, BA '72 MBA '76; and Barbara, MPM '03, and Steve T. Landregan, MA '73.
Survivor and witness to the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, Dale Long, and Royalyn Reid, entrepreneur and 2016 Dallas Business Journal Minority Business Leader Award recipient, will speak at this year's MLK Day Symposium on "The Role and Influence of Civil Rights Across Generations" on Monday, Jan. 16.
Alice Nicholson, MA '95, began checking books out of UD's library right around the time the university opened in 1956 -- which coincided with her family's relocation to the Dallas area. In the late '60s, she began taking classes.
He once worked as a carpenter and enjoys cooking (particularly French cuisine), but Associate Professor of English Brett Bourbon's greatest passions seem to be found in fatherhood and in storytelling in all of its forms.