The University of Dallas has received a $300,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to purchase a scanning electron microscope (SEM), which will support teaching and research for both faculty and students at the nanoscale level.+ Read More
Recognizing that teachers are a vital, and often underappreciated, force in maintaining the strength of our nation, the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts welcomes teachers to enroll in any of its degree programs, but the following programs have been designed especially with teachers in mind:
These programs attempt to schedule many of their course offerings at times when teachers can participate in them, that is, in the later afternoons and evenings and in one of the university's two summer sessions. We also welcome you to join the Educators Cohort, participate in the Summer Institute in Classical Languages or engage with fellow educators in one of our AP Summer Institutes.
Knowing that a graduate education can be cost-prohibitive for many, the University of Dallas wishes to make participation in its degree programs more affordable by enrolling full-time teachers and administrators in our Educators Cohort. As members of this cohort, educators will receive a special tuition rate.
If you would like to become a member of the Educators Cohort, please submit a letter to the Braniff Graduate Office on official school stationary signed by your principal or headmaster that clearly states your current, full-time employment status as a school teacher and the term of employment. A letter is required for every academic year that the student will receive the Educators Cohort rate.
Often the question isn't “Why should I study a classical language?” but “When can I find the time?” Since 1976 the University of Dallas Summer Program has provided the opportunity to study Greek and Latin outside the limits of the regular academic year. Learn more.
Every summer the University of Dallas holds Advanced Placement Summer Institutes for Teachers. There are institutes in a variety of content areas. For more information please contact Janette Boazman, Ph.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org or (972) 265-5714.
For teachers who are interested in pursuing one of these degrees, the University is fortunate to have the support of the Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture. The DIHC is gathering space for teachers, where they can refresh their love of their discipline and share with each other some of the war stories that have been part of their effort to maintain the quality of education offered by their schools. The DIHC hosts a Teachers Institute every summer, which consists of two 6 credit hour courses, each offered in alternate summers, in Epic and in Tragedy and Comedy. These courses may both be used toward a degree in the Humanities program in the Braniff Graduate School.
In an age when differences often lead to divisiveness, Associate Professor of Management Richard Peregoy, D.P.S., uses his research on mindfulness and spirituality to build bridges across cultures, religions and political orientations.+ Read More
At a time when many small liberal arts universities are struggling, the University of Dallas has some good news to offer: The strategic sale of the apartment complex owned by the university for 24 years has increased the endowment by nearly 27 percent, or $16 million, bringing the current value to over $76 million. Further, this increase is predicted to eventually generate an additional $800,000 annually for UD's operations, capital and maintenance budgets.+ Read More