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News & Information

Rome Campus Hosts International Archaeological Conference

Shrines to Mithraism, one of the main pagan religions of the high and late Roman Empire, can be found throughout the Roman world: under the Church of St. Clemente in Rome, in the ancient port city of Ostia, in the Syrian town of Dura-Europos and, as it happens, in the town of Marino near UD's Eugene Constantin Campus.

Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library

The University of Dallas has announced that it will officially rename the 54-year-old William A. Blakley Library to honor long-time University Professor Louise S. Cowan and Professor and University President Donald Cowan.

MONEY Magazine

MONEY magazine has released its list of the "50 Best Private Colleges for Merit Aid," and the University of Dallas is number one. Merit aid is awarded to students based on academic achievements, test scores, overall grades and other factors.

Meet the Class of 2020: Musician Aspires to Medical Profession

Ever since her cousin Bridget left for UD three years ago, Rose Safranek of the incoming Class of 2020 has wanted to do the same. The aspiring biochemistry major and someday physician was attracted by UD's exceptional science program, as well as the fact that her older sister and two cousins are students here.

Class Gifts Enrich Campus, Student Experiences

The mosaic seal in Haggar University Center. The stone sign on Northgate. The marble statue of Mary outside the Church of the Incarnation. These various pieces that enrich and beautify our campus, largely taken for granted by everyone who comes after as things that must always have been here, were actually gifts from graduating classes through the years.

O'Halloran, Weber Join Board of Trustees

The University of Dallas has announced the appointment of two new members to its board of trustees. Terry O'Halloran, MBA '83, and Julie Weber, BA '91, who recently attended their first full meeting in May, are both University of Dallas alumni.

A Successful Student LinkedIn Profile

Statistics show that about 80 percent of today's jobs are landed through networking. But how, exactly, do you go about finding opportunities to network?

UD, Great Hearts Academies Announce Partnership

Today, the university's Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts announced a new partnership with Great Hearts Academies -- a public charter system of academically rigorous, classical, liberal arts K-12 schools with campuses in the Phoenix, San Antonio and Dallas metro areas.

Vatican Swiss Guard Film Makes American Debut on Rome Campus

Renowned Italian filmmaker and director Gianfranco Pannone made an appearance on UD's Eugene Constantin Campus in Rome this April with the first screening to an American audience (and one of the first public screenings) of his film "The World's Smallest Army" ("L'esercita piĆ¹ piccolo del mondo"), which debuted in September 2015 at the Venice Film Festival.

Ed Whelan Shares Life and Work of Antonin Scalia

Looking himself like a great judge resting behind his bench, Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC) President Ed Whelan addressed the audience gathered to hear him speak about the late Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Antonin Scalia, his mentor and one-time boss.

Rising Senior Presents at George W. Bush Presidential Library

Rising senior Rachel Parkey, BA '17, never imagined how laborious and tedious a task it would be sifting through presidential archives for her internship with the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. She estimates she spent half her semester inside the presidential library researching for her project.