On Thursday, Dec. 5, many members of the university community gathered to celebrate
the new endowments established by Trustee Mary Ritter, J.D., BA ’85, for the Dr. Eileen
Gregory Scholarship in English and the Marilyn Walker Endowment for Music, which will
benefit, respectively, English and music students at the University of Dallas. The
Marilyn Walker Endowment for Music will additionally support faculty salaries and
stipends, equipment purchases, or any other expenses related to building and maintaining
the music program at UD. READ MORE
At the University of Dallas, we are called to pursue truth, goodness and virtue, and as Catholics, we are called to preach this same truth by our very lives. This past summer, Associate Professor of Accounting Susan Rhame, Ph.D., exemplified this calling by doing mission work in Uganda through an organization called Engage Hope.
This fall, Branden Williams, MBA '04 and adjunct instructor for the Satish and Yasmin Gupta College of Business, accomplished a long-held dream: being awarded a patent. Officially listed as U.S. Patent No. 10,423,965, "Method and apparatus for establishing and maintaining PCI DSS compliant transaction flows for banking entities leveraging non-EMV tokens," Williams' patent draws from his extensive work in information technology and cybersecurity and comes up with a novel way to process payment systems.
On Friday, Dec. 6, members of the university community gathered to celebrate new scholarship endowments created by alumni Kurt Matthew Daniel, BA '74, and his wife, Debra (Bundow) Daniel, BA '77. The Drs. Helen & Leo Paul de Alvarez Scholarship in Politics and the Dr. Frank Doe Scholarship in Biology will benefit, respectively, politics and biology majors at the University of Dallas.