Success Stories

Success Stories

Computer Science Programming Competition

UD Computer Programming Team Competes at Annual Programming Competition

UD Computer Programming Team (Joseph Andrews, Katherine Beine, Claire Joyce, Joseph Malone, Brian McCutchon and Paul Seitz) and the faculty advisor Rob Hochberg recently competed at the Annual Programming Competition for the South Central region, which covers all of Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. This year the competition was held at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas.  The University of Dallas had our best showing yet, placing 18 out of 62 teams. Here is our three-year summary:

2014: 18th out of 62 teams
2013: 33rd out of 59 teams
2012: 40th out of 58 teams (tied)
 
Out of schools without graduate CS programs:
2014: 5th out of 23 teams
2013: 8th out of 19 teams
2012: 14th out of 22 teams (tied)

 

UD Computer Science major, Joseph Malone, wins first place scholarship in Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union essay competition!
SLFCU 2014 Scholarship Winners Receive More Than $8,000    

Computer Science major reinstated at UD.....

"Cor" Story: Pioneering Computer Science Major Heads for Programming Career

 

News

$250,000 Federal Grant to Support Politics Doctoral Students

"Our department has two fundamental guiding principles: the study of political philosophy and the study of American founding principles," said Richard Dougherty, MA '89 PhD '93, associate professor of politics and director of the politics graduate program. It is this emphasis on American political development combined with the quality of faculty and the rigor of the University of Dallas' politics doctoral program that led the U.S. Department of Education to award UD a $250,405 grant for stipend support for politics doctoral students through its Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need program.

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Program Aims to Open UD Ethos to Wider Community

On Thursday, Sept. 26, several members of the university community gathered to celebrate the completion of Course II of the Studies in Catholic Faith and Culture program, the first component of UD's Liberal Learning for Life initiative. The course is titled "The Person: Tradition and History."

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