University Scholar Journal

University Scholar

The University Scholar is a journal of undergraduate writing, comprising essays, short stories, poems, and scientific abstracts, sponsored by the University's chapter of the national Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts honor society and by the English Department.

The most recent editions may be viewed below. If you would like to make a submission for the next volume, please prepare your document according to the guidelines in either the Creative or Scholarly Style Guides linked below and send your submission electronically to universityscholar@udallas.edu.

 In addition to scholarly and creative writing, we also accept artwork for consideration.

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Creative Style Guide

Scholarly Style Guide

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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