Braniff Salon Archives

The Distinctiveness of Disciplines & The Quest for Truth: Academic Disciplines in the Braniff Graduate School
Participants: Daniel Burns, Teresa Danze, William A. Frank, Gilbert Garza, Dan Hammett, Andrew Moran, Ronnie Rombs, Amie E. Sarker; Moderator: Joshua Parens
Date: March 3, 2017

Personal Responsibility & The Common Good: Our Liberal Arts Education and the Social Teaching of the Church
Participants: Aida Ramos, Irene Alexander, Jonathan J. Sanford, Gregory Roper, Richard Dougherty
Date: Nov. 4, 2016

Celebrating the Legacy of Louise Cowan: Lyric Poetry & The Soul
Participants: Mary K. Mumbach, Kathleen Kelly Marks, Gregory Borse, Kathryn Smith, Robert Dupree
Date: April 30, 2016

Piero della Francesca's Flagellation of Christ
Participants:
David Andrews, Catherine Caesar, John Norris, Andrew Osborn, Kim Owens, Robert Wood, Lyle Novinski
Date:
September 18, 2015 

The Oresteia of Aeschylus
Participants:
Louise Cowan, Matthew Walz, David Sweet, Stefan Novinski, Bainard Cowan
Date: 
April 24, 2015

Reason, Justice and Love in The Merchant of Venice
Participants:
Bainard Cowan, David Davies, Richard Dougherty, Joshua Parens, David Sweet, Aaron  Thurow, and Martin Yaffe
Date:
April 28, 2012

The Liberal Arts and the City
Participants: Louise S. Cowan and Robert E. Wood
Date: April 29, 2011

The Legacy of Willmoore Kendall
Participants: Leo Paul de Alvarez, John Alvis, and Louise S. Cowan
Date: October 30, 2010

Wisdom and the Disciplines
Participants: Leo Paul de Alvarez, John Alvis, Louise S. Cowan, and Robert E. Wood
Date: March 26, 2010

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UD students not only read St. Augustine's Confessions in Rome, traveling to Ostia to marvel at the place in which, according to Book IX, St. Augustine and his mother, St. Monica, had a joint mystical vision of God -- they also travel 4.4 miles from the Irving campus to read the text with residents of South Irving.

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How to Build a Shortwave Radio

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Thomas S. Hibbs Appointed President of University of Dallas

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