Fulbright Legacy

In the University of Dallas' 60-year history, 38 alumni have received Fulbright Awards to study, teach or research abroad.

Fulbrighters are valuable contributors to an exchange of knowledge, skills, ideas, and mutual understanding. The Fulbright Program was established in 1946 under legislation introduced by the late Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas and is sponsored by the United States Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). Students and recent graduates with questions about applying to the Fulbright should email Senior Career Services Advisor Gaby Martin at gmartin@udallas.edu

Catherine Blume '18

Blume CZECH REPUBLIC - Catherine Blume, an English major with a French concentration, is currently teaching English at a Czech Catholic school. 

Emily Collins '17

Collins GERMANY - Emily Collins, a double major in English and Economics with a concentration in German, taught English in a local German seconday school. 

Philip Wozniak '15

WozniakSPAIN - Philip Wozniak, a biology major, conducted medical research in Spain in order to develop new approaches to the use of medical nanotechnology.

Anthony Kersting '15

KerstingGERMANY - A physics major with a German concentration, Kersting taught English in a German school and plans to join a choir. 

Michaela Sobrak-Seaton '12

Sobrak-SeatonGERMANY - Sobrak-Seaton, a philosophy major, taught English to German students and perfected her own grasp of the German language.

Sebastian Scofield '14 

ScofieldENGLAND - Scofield, a biology major, studied bee pollination at the University of East Anglia and earned a master's degree.

Therese Couture '11 

CoutureBELGIUM - Couture, a French and English double major, studied French symbolist poetry at the Universit Libre de Bruxelles.

 

News

Art Alumna's Vintage Dress Design to Debut on Red Carpet

Dallas-area native and Door Number 9 designer Elisa Choffel Low, BA '03, will have her latest dress design showcased on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 22. The silver open-back vintage-style gown includes a striking chainmail jewelry inset created in collaboration with Toronto jewelry designer Kyra Matsui.

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University Welcomes Leading Catholic Intellectual to Campus

On Friday, Sept. 13, the university community welcomed George Weigel, distinguished senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the father of two UD alumnae. Celebrated for his two-volume biography of St. John Paul II and many other intellectual contributions, Weigel presented an exploration of the current Catholic situation in light of a new interpretation of the past 250 years of the church's interaction with social, cultural, economic and political modernity.

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Recent DBA Alumnus Begins Tenure-Track Position at UNI

Gabe Dickey, DBA '19, recently successfully defended his dissertation, titled "Exploring the Human Side of Audit Quality: Team Engagement and Partner Leadership Behaviors," for UD's Doctor of Business Administration. Dickey has spent his career in the accounting profession, the vast majority as a certified public accountant working in auditing. He began UD's DBA program three years ago, drawn in by his interest in broader business issues and the program's practitioner-oriented focus.

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