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Scholars of Excellence Weekend

University of Dallas Scholars of Excellence Weekend

Class Assignments 

Philosophy: What Wise Guys Do

Room: Gorman A

No assigned readings. 

Theology: Genesis 1-2:4

Room: Gorman C

Reading: Genesis 1-2

Physics: The Color Blue

History: Winston Churchill, Nations and Christian Civilization

Room: Gorman E

No assigned readings. 

Politics: Marbury v. Madison and Judicial Review

Business: Finding Your Fit: The Key to Meaningful Work

Room: Gorman B

No assigned readings.

 

The competition will include a timed writing component. If you are eligible for ADA/504 accommodations please email the proper documentation to ojhernandez@udallas.edu. And if you have any questions about disability services or disability accommodations at UD, please feel free to contact Dr. Skinner through email ada@udallas.edu or by phone at (972) 721-5056.

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University Announces New Director of Civil Rights

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Donors Endow Philosophy Scholarship in St. John Henry Newman’s Name

“This is the first time we’ve had a scholarship in honor of a great Catholic intellectual — and now, within the last year, saint,” said President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA ’82 MA ’83, by way of introducing the St. John Henry Newman Scholarship in Philosophy recently endowed by alumnus Matthew Hejduk, MA '98 PhD '06, and his wife, Julia Hejduk, Ph.D. Julia was a colleague of Hibbs during his time at Baylor University, where she teaches in the Classics Department.

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