RoseMary Johnson, B.A. 2011

RoseMary Johnson, B.A. English, 2011

RoseMary Johnson went to work right after graduating in May 2011 for Catholic Heritage Curricula, a publisher of educational texts for Catholic homeschooling families. Her first book, an eighth-grade literature course called The Secret Code of Poetry, was published in August, 2011, and her senior thesis, "Human Tragedy, Divine Comedy: The Painfulness of Conversion in Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited," was published in Winter 2012 by the journal Renascence.

RoseMary Johnson

RoseMary's second book, a sixth-grade science textbook called Behold and See 6, was published in May, 2012. "The great thing about being an English major," she comments, "is that I can use my writing skills to explore all the interests I couldn't major in at UD." RoseMary is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Literature at the University of Dallas and is working at the Center for Thomas More Studies.

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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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Longtime Campus Safety Officer Sworn In to UDPD

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