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UD News 2013

CFA Institute Recognizes Finance MS Program for Preparing Graduates

December 19, 2013
The University of Dallas' Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business was welcomed into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program for excellence in preparing students for the investment profession's most rigorous credentialing program, the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.

Biology, Philosophy Majors Receive Phi Beta Kappa Writing Internships

December 18, 2013
Sarah Vukalovic, BA '15, and Ellie Carrano, BA '15, were awarded writing internships with the Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Society's national office in Washington, D.C. During their internships, which run from January to June 2014, both students will write a minimum of six publishable articles for Phi Beta Kappa's new website, The Key Reporter.

Local Experts Discuss How Sustainability Makes Sense for Businesses, at Home

December 17, 2013
Local sustainability experts gathered in Haggar University Center last Friday to share best practices for their businesses with a room full of professionals, students and faculty in what was the first meeting of the Business & Society Network, a joint effort between the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business and sustainability consulting firm EarthPeople.

Fall 2013 Romers Ponder the ‘Life’-‘School’ Divide

December 16, 2013
Freshly recovered from finals and jet lag, the Fall Romers shared a few thoughts on the influence their semester abroad has had over their appreciation of their education, just days after their Dec. 10 return. "Rome has helped me to see the Core in a different light because studying and living are so intimately united on the Rome campus that they can't be wedged apart," said John Stein, a theology and philosophy major.

UD Partners with EarthPeople to Bring Sustainability Awareness to Businesses

December 10, 2013
The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business at the University of Dallas together with EarthPeople, a sustainability communications and consulting firm, has announced a series of speakers and events addressing topics of social consciousness and sustainability in business. The series launches with a panel discussion on ways that global corporations, mid-sized companies and retailers are profiting from sustainability on Friday, Dec. 13.

After Friday Closure, UD Opens, Resumes Normal Schedule Monday, Dec. 9

December 06, 2013
The University of Dallas opened and resumed a normal schedule, Monday, Dec. 9.

Senior Studios Represent Year-Long Effort From Graduating Drama Majors

December 05, 2013
A journey that began more than a year ago will come to an end this weekend for four senior drama majors as they present their directorial debuts, the senior studios.

UPDATE: School of Ministry Reunion and Landregan Lecture Cancelled

December 05, 2013
The School of Ministry's Reunion and 15th Annual Landregan Lecture, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7, have been cancelled.

‘Don't Be Afraid: ’ Advice on Discerning Vocations

December 04, 2013
UD men who are discerning a vocation to the diocesan priesthood will have a chance to learn more about that vocation at the Saint Andrew Dinner on Jan. 5. Dallas Diocese Bishop Kevin Farrell will be on hand, as well as Dallas priests and seminarians, to speak about their own journeys toward the priesthood.

Rome Program Study Abroad Participation Ranked Among Nation’s Highest

November 26, 2013
In the "2013 Open Doors" report released by the Institute of International Education (IIE), UD ranks fifth nationally among master's institutions—and first in Texas—for the percentage of undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs for academic credit. More than 89 percent of UD undergraduates study abroad, according to the study.

Pope Francis Names Holy Trinity Rector Michael Olson Bishop of Fort Worth

November 19, 2013
Pope Francis has named Holy Trinity Seminary Rector Msgr. Michael Olson the fourth bishop of the Diocese of Fort Worth.

Papal Advisor's Keynote Draws Thousands to 7th Annual UD Ministry Conference

November 08, 2013
The UD Ministry Conference set a new record for attendance during its seventh annual conference last October with more than 5,200 people attending. Conference organizers credit the high attendance to keynote speaker Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, and recently-appointed chair of the eight advising cardinals to Pope Francis.

UD Celebrates Sr. Clo's 100th Birthday with Student Scholarship Support

November 06, 2013
2013 marks the 100th birthday of longtime UD Biology Professor and Chair Sr. Clodovia Lockett, SSMN (Sr. Clo), who passed away in 1994.

Drama Department to Perform Shakespeare's 'All's Well That Ends Well'

November 05, 2013
A cast of 15 UD students will cut their teeth on one of William Shakespeare's so-called "problem plays"--plays difficult to categorize as either tragedy or comedy--during the upcoming Drama Department mainstage production "All's Well That Ends Well."

Undergraduates to Explore Culture, Learn Italian During Summer Rome Program

November 05, 2013
Undergraduate students from all over the country will study in the Eternal City during UD's intensive five-week Undergraduate Summer in Rome program in June 2014.

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