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At UD, a new year means a new semester with fresh opportunities for growth and enlightenment, from chemistry to computer science, from lively class discussions to putting pen to paper with vigorous, thought-provoking essays.

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dominican brother jonah (micah) teller, ba '11

UD was a huge part of my life, of forming me — in both my intellectual and cultural formation.

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professor of english eileen gregory, ph.d., ba '68

The teacher is like [a] juggler: and her work is contra naturam, resisting the force of gravity. That’s what our teaching, and all our talk about the reflective life, boils down to — efforts to keep brilliance in our hearts, to remember the lightness that is native to our spirit.” 

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MLK Lecture

Alumnus Discusses MLK's Legacy of Ideas

On Thursday, Jan. 24, WFAA anchor John McCaa, Ph.D., MA '02, explored Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy during UD's fourth annual MLK Day Symposium, titled "Politics, Faith, and the Media: An Interview with Dr. John McCaa." READ MORE

Emmet Flood to Speak at 2019 Commencement

UD welcomes Emmet T. Flood, Assistant to the President and Special Counsel to the President, as the 2019 commencement speaker. Emmet T. Flood received his B.A. magna cum laude from the University of Dallas in 1978.

UD Awards First-Ever Sturgeon Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship

As UD's first-ever recipient of the George S. Sturgeon Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship, business graduate student Dominique West will receive a $3,000 scholarship to apply toward her final semester at UD. West is graduating with her M.S. in Cybersecurity in May.

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McDermott 2019


UD is pleased to welcome Anthony Doerr as its 2019 Eugene McDermott lecturer. Doerr’s latest novel, the runaway New York Times bestseller "All the Light We Cannot See," won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and was a finalist for the National Book Award. LEARN MORE
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