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Meet Next Year's Freshmen: Future Biology Major Joins Class of 2018, Plans to Golf

April 17, 2014
Undeterred by UD's lack of a women's golf team, Julia Shinkle will be golfing for the Crusaders next year as a member of the University of Dallas Class of 2018.

Top 5 Reasons for Admitted Students to Join the Class of 2018 Without Delay

April 15, 2014
The National Candidates Reply Date is May 1, 2014: the date by which high school seniors must notify all colleges and universities where they've been admitted whether or not they plan to enroll. That date is fast approaching, but why wait even that long when there are so many good reasons to enroll right now?

‘Challenge to Faith’ to be Topic of Rabbi Sacks' 2014 McDermott Lecture

April 14, 2014
The 2014 McDermott Lecturer is Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, emeritus chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth. His May 1 public lecture is titled "To Heal a Fractured World: The Challenge to Faith in the 21st Century."

"Cor" Story: Double Major Overcomes Odds, Pursues Dream of Teaching

April 03, 2014
Camille Salazar, BA '14, grew up singing with her family. When she was 11, they moved from the Philippines to the Dallas area, where her father had been hired as a choir director.

Acclaimed Singer Rachelle Fleming to Visit UD, Teach Music Master Class

April 02, 2014
Singer and actress Rachelle Fleming, who has recorded and performed with Grammy-nominated ensemble Tiempo Libre, multiple Grammy-winning opera singer Renée Fleming and international jazz pianist and composer Fred Hersch, will lead a vocal master class for UD music students on April 12-13.

George Weigel, John Allen to Visit UD, Lecture on Second Vatican Council

March 28, 2014
In advance of the canonization of Blessed John Paul II in Rome this April, Catholic thinkers John Allen and George Weigel will both visit UD to share their observations on the Second Vatican Council in the pontificates of John Paul II and Benedict XVI.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks to Give McDermott Lecture on Challenge to Faith

March 27, 2014
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks - emeritus chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth - will deliver the 2014 Eugene McDermott Lecture on the topic "To Heal a Fractured World: The Challenge to Faith in the 21st Century."

"Cor" Story: Psychology Major Hopes to Help Veterans Reacclimate to Civilian Life

March 26, 2014
For the past two summers, Laura Talbot, BA '14, has interned at military hospitals near her home in Virginia. As a psychology major with concentrations in industrial/organizational psychology and in business, she hopes to help soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) transition from military hospitals back into civilian life and employment.

Drama Students Produce New Adaptation of Anton Chekhov's ‘Three Sisters’

March 24, 2014
The Drama Department will produce Anton Chekhov's "Three Sisters" as adapted by MacArthur Fellow and Obie Award winner Sarah Ruhl. The play will run April 3-13 at the Margaret Jonsson Theater.

Students Turn $10 into $300 with Entrepreneurship Class Challenge

March 21, 2014
Students in Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business Assistant Professor Greg Bell's Global Entrepreneurship class don't typically expect to be challenged to actually do entrepreneurship, according to Bell, but the result fits the school's mission to provide experiential education.

Biology Major Becomes 38th UD Student to Earn Fulbright

March 20, 2014
For five years before coming to UD to study biology, Sebastian Scofield, '14, kept three beehives. He sold the honey, but mostly, according to Scofield, he just liked them. Now, Scofield has become UD's 38th student to receive a Fulbright Award. His award will make it possible for him to continue working with bees--this time in England.

Business & Society Network to Host Panel on Profiting from Sustainability

March 13, 2014
The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business will host a panel discussion Friday, April 11, covering the ways that companies are profiting by measuring sustainability performance. EarthPeople, a sustainability communications and consulting firm, is the presentation partner for the event.

Chemistry Major, Aspiring Patent Lawyer Finds Perfect Fusion of Interests

March 11, 2014
When asked if he has lawyers in his family, Alex Lemke, BA '14, laughed a little. "No -- it's just something I've always really wanted to do," he said. Practicing law has been his ambition from a young age. For his undergraduate studies, however, Lemke knew he wanted to major in chemistry while receiving a solid general education.

Blessed John Paul II Biographer George Weigel to Address UD Class of 2014

March 07, 2014
Just three weeks after Blessed John Paul II's April 27 canonization, the Polish Holy Father's biographer George Weigel will address graduates during UD's annual commencement ceremony for the undergraduate Constantin College of Liberal Arts, undergraduate College of Business, Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts and School of Ministry on Sunday, May 18.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks to Deliver 2014 Eugene McDermott Lecture

March 07, 2014
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks to Deliver 2014 Eugene McDermott Lecture

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