Braniff Salon

Braniff Salon: A Tradition of Conviviality 

The Braniff Salons have become popular events, bringing alumni, faculty, students and visitors together, usually on a Friday afternoon or evening. Members of our faculty are invited to make remarks and lead a panel discussion on a pre-arranged topic. The occasion is leavened by wine and food, with discussion lasting as long as wine and social energy avail.

Save the Date for the Upcoming Braniff Salon: March 23, 2018

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Dignifying Humanity

Standing on the edge of border America, Diocese of El Paso Bishop Mark J. Seitz, BA '76, serves a role of vital importance as the pastor of a community divided by the United States-Mexico border. "Recently we have witnessed indefensible, hateful words toward our neighbors in Mexico, the demonization of migrants, and destructive language about our border," Seitz wrote in his July pastoral letter titled "Sorrow and Mourning Flee Away," earning him national attention amid significant upheaval of immigration rights.

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The Rome Experience: Tracing Western Civilization

During this semester's trip to Greece, UD's Romers toured the ruins of one of history's most famous military engagements -- the Battle of Marathon -- dating back to 490 B.C. The trip marked the first visit to Marathon in decades for the Rome Program. "Our visit there was long overdue," said Peter Hatlie, vice president, dean, director, and professor of classics on the Rome campus.

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