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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 And if you have any questions about disability services or disability accommodations at UD, please feel free to contact Dr. Skinner through email or by phone at (972) 721-5056.


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