Special Events

Special Events

 

Excellence in Education Forum Lecture

Through a generous benefactor, the Department established in 1986 a yearly forum honoring the profession of teaching. The Forum has featured such renowned educators as Madeline Hunter, David Elkind, William Glasser, Louise Cowan, and William Farmer. The Forum is a gift from the Department to the community. The Excellence in Education Forum usually occurs in the spring semester.

Authors, Illustrators, Readers (A.I.R.) Program

The A.I.R. Program (Authors, Illustrators, and Readers) was established in 1975. In conjunction with the Irving Independent School District and the Irving Public Library, the University of Dallas Department of Education brings noted authors and/or illustrators of child and young adult books to the University campus to speak and work with students preparing to teach.

News

You Can Do What with a (Spanish) Degree?

His first step was to enroll in physician’s assistant school at Baylor’s College of Medicine, a career trajectory to which he had aspired since his early childhood. Nowadays, Jonathan Cunningham, BA ’17, is dedicated to the vocational pursuit of comfort and healing at MD Anderson in Houston, among the largest cancer treatment centers in the U.S., where he was once a chemotherapy patient himself.

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History Alumnus Heads National Catholic Bioethics Center

During his Rome semester in 1991, Joseph Meaney, BA '93, with his friends (now Father) Kevin Cook, BA '94, and (now Texas State Representative and UD Trustee) Tan Parker, BA '93, attended a private Mass with Pope St. John Paul II. Several weeks earlier, they had hand-delivered a letter to the Swiss Guards outside St. Peter's requesting the Mass and including their contact information; at last, they'd received the phone call instructing them to be at the Bronze Gates at 5 a.m.

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