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Dr. Pezzia Wins Award

Congratulations to Carla Pezzia, Assistant Professor of Human Sciences, for being selected as a recipient of an American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Publication grant for the 2018-2019 cycle.

This prestigious award provides support to scholars to prepare research manuscripts for publication. Founded in 1881, AAUW is one of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, due to the generosity and legacy of generations of AAUW members. 

Dr. Pezzia will use the grant funds to develop her dissertation into a book manuscript, which will highlight the multifaceted approaches employed in highland Guatemala to achieve and maintain sobriety from alcoholism.

  

News

Pursuing Her Vocation, Ministry Alumna Found UD

Debra Ricard, MPM ’20, already had a master’s degree when she decided to enter the master’s program at UD. With a B.A. in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s in architecture from the Catholic University of America, Ricard still did not feel she had found her vocation.

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University Community Remembers Joyful Sister, Alumna

Sister Mary Brian Bole, BA ’67, was joyful. Her joy and enthusiasm permeated everything she did, from teaching and administrating at numerous Catholic schools (including Bishop Dunne, the Highlands School and Nolan Catholic in the Dallas/Fort Worth area as well as schools in Louisiana and Mississippi), to working in the Office of Undergraduate Admission at UD, to delivering a paper at a political science convention in Hungary just a few years ago.

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