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glenn arbery, phd '82

That gift came through the great minds whose presence had been bestowed on us, but it came from Margaret McDermott. Aristotle knew what she would be like when he wrote in his Ethics about the virtue he calls ‘magnificence.’ He wrote that ‘the magnificent … can see what is fitting, and can spend grandly in good taste.’ Just so. Let me register my gratitude — and the gratitude of everyone who ever benefited from such lecturers as Marshall McLuhan, Leon Kass, Rene Girard, Erich Heller or Maya Lin — for the gift of the McDermott Lectureship.

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MARY KATE TOMASSI, BA ’20, UD’s first recipient of the Waldemar J. Trjitzinsky Memorial Award

I truly enjoy studying mathematics, because it gives you an opportunity to further explore philosophical thought in a more tangible sense. Learning about the process of mathematics has helped me form better methods of decision making and critical thinking, which benefit not only my studies at UD but my day-to-day life. 

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Board of Trustees Names John Plotts Interim President

The University of Dallas Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Executive Vice President John G. Plotts, Ed.D., as interim president of the university. Plotts joined the university in December of 2008, initially serving in the roles of associate provost and dean of undergraduate admissions. READ MORE


This year's spring commencement ceremony had some new graduates in attendance: six doctor of business administration (DBA) students from the Gupta College of Business.

Spring 2018 Final Group Trip and Retreats

As the spring Rome semester winds to a close the Romers took their last class trip to Northern Italy to see the sites of Venice and Florence and also got to participate in several silent religious retreats to enhance the spiritual journey of their Rome experience.

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