Braniff Campus Life

Discover a community in pursuit of wisdom.

The Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts, like the university itself, aspires to be a community of learning. We invite all those who wish to continue to cultivate the life of the mind to join us in this pursuit, according to whatever extent your busy life permits. Here, you will find our graduate community and life-long learners engaged in the life of the university outside the classroom through evening lectures, dramatic productions, salon events and art exhibitions.

Additionally, the Braniff Graduate Student Association aims to further the interests of the graduate student body within the University of Dallas community. Sponsoring intellectual events, engaging the graduate community and making available academic conference opportunities are just a few of the activities which stem from its mission.

Join us in the pursuit of wisdom. 

We invite you to explore the links above for further insight about the happenings and resources available to students at the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts.  

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News

University Welcomes Leading Catholic Intellectual to Campus

On Friday, Sept. 13, the university community welcomed George Weigel, distinguished senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the father of two UD alumnae. Celebrated for his two-volume biography of St. John Paul II and many other intellectual contributions, Weigel presented an exploration of the current Catholic situation in light of a new interpretation of the past 250 years of the church's interaction with social, cultural, economic and political modernity.

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Recent DBA Alumnus Begins Tenure-Track Position at UNI

Gabe Dickey, DBA '19, recently successfully defended his dissertation, titled "Exploring the Human Side of Audit Quality: Team Engagement and Partner Leadership Behaviors," for UD's Doctor of Business Administration. Dickey has spent his career in the accounting profession, the vast majority as a certified public accountant working in auditing. He began UD's DBA program three years ago, drawn in by his interest in broader business issues and the program's practitioner-oriented focus.

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Longtime Campus Safety Officer Sworn In to UDPD

Carlos Tijerina came to UD as a Campus Safety officer 23 years ago. He has loved the camaraderie of the CSO, but it has always been his dream to become a police officer. Then, a little over a year ago, UD finally got a police department. On Sept. 10, Tijerina was sworn in by President Thomas Hibbs as an official part of the UDPD team.

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