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

News

UD Welcomes New Generation of Crusader Alumni

Outdoor chairs filled up quickly as droves of graduates, professors, families and friends arrived on the Braniff Mall the morning of Sunday, May 12, to participate in the 59th annual Spring Commencement Ceremony in honor of UD’s new generation of Crusader alumni.

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Board of Trustees Names John G. Plotts as Interim President

The University of Dallas Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Executive Vice President John G. Plotts, Ed.D., as interim president of the university. Plotts joined the university in December of 2008, initially serving in the roles of associate provost and dean of undergraduate admissions.

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Professor of English Eileen Gregory, PhD, Named 2018 Piper Professor

"That's what our teaching, and all our talk about the reflective life, boils down to -- efforts to keep brilliance in our hearts, to remember the lightness that is native to our spirit," said 2018 Piper Professor Eileen Gregory, Ph.D, professor of English. The Piper Award honors 10 professors annually in Texas colleges and universities for outstanding achievements in their profession and is widely regarded as the most prestigious award of its kind in the state.

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