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.

University Scholar Archives

Spring 2018

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Spring 2017

Spring 2015

Fall 2014

Spring 2014

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

Spring 2012

Fall 2011

Spring 2011

Fall 2011

News

UD in Service: Ph.D. Students Share 'Confessions' in South Irving

UD students not only read St. Augustine's Confessions in Rome, traveling to Ostia to marvel at the place in which, according to Book IX, St. Augustine and his mother, St. Monica, had a joint mystical vision of God -- they also travel 4.4 miles from the Irving campus to read the text with residents of South Irving.

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How to Build a Shortwave Radio

As you know if you’ve read even some of our first UD Reads book, "All the Light We Cannot See," it’s possible to build a radio from random, scavenged parts, as long as you can find the necessary random, scavenged parts, as Werner does in the book. This is also essentially what Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Physics Jacob Moldenhauer did as well: He scavenged parts from the Physics Department, and built a radio.

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Thomas S. Hibbs Appointed President of University of Dallas

The University of Dallas Board of Trustees announced today that it has unanimously selected Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, to serve as the university's ninth president. The first alumnus of UD to be president, Hibbs has served as dean of the Honors College and distinguished professor of ethics and culture at Baylor University since 2003.

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