Clare Boothe Luce Events

Clare Boothe Luce Speaker Series and Panels for Undecided Students

Dr. Jodi Cooley presents 'Whispers in the Dark'

SMU Associate Professor of Physics was the Spring 2016 Clare Boothe Luce Lecturer. The audience was enthralled by her discussion of search for elusive Dark Matter.

Super Cryogenic Dark Matter Searches at SMU

How many WIMPS pass through your hands each second?

Dr. Cooley discussed the fact that WIMPS are predicted to be abundant and very weakly interacting with millions of them passing through your hand each second.

Meaningful STEM Careers - A Clare Boothe Luce Panel

Successful women from the fields of chemistry, software engineering, physics, and two CBL Scholars joined Dr. John Coogan, a Ph.D. physicists and father of two STEM daughters, to present opportunities to UD students.

Clare Boothe Luce Panel Participants

Dr. Stephanie Wissel presents ' Searching for the highest-energy, cosmic particles at the ends of the Earth'

UD alumna and Assistant Professor of Physics at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo was the Fall 2015 Clare Boothe Luce Lecturer. Dr. Wissel's tales of research in Antarctica introduced students to the challenges of detecting neutrinos.

ANITA Experiment

Dr. Wissel discusses her research with UD student Francis Cavanna

While at UD, Dr. Wissel met with students for lunch, breakfast, and dinner to give them the opportunity to learn about graduate school and physics research.

Dr. Wissel's Homepage

Dr. Nathan Keim and CBL Speaker Stephanie Wissel

UD students got to hear two lectures in the same day as Dr. Nathan Keim spoke on soft condensed matter physics.

Dr. Keim's homepage

As part of our Clare Boothe Luce Program at the University of Dallas, successful female scientists, engineers, and mathematicians are invited to campus to deliver a lecture over their research; the event is open to the UD community.  These women also meet with students to discuss opportunities in their fields and what it is like to be woman in their respective areas of study.

We also offer each year a Clare Boothe Luce Panel of women in academia, engineering, research, and industry to talk to students about the paths they took to get to their current position of success. Clare Boothe Luce Scholars also serve on the panel, as well as men who can contribute to the discussion of how women can be successful in science, engineering, and mathematics.

 

News

The Idea of Our University

To found the famous Core curriculum of the University of Dallas, as an education "best for the individual," Donald and Louise Cowan looked to John Henry Newman's The Idea of a University. He unapologetically promotes the Western classics -- precisely because so few know our own culture well enough to appreciate the depth of any other.

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To Russia with UD: Faculty to Lead UD's First Tour of Russia

This summer, the University of Dallas invites students, alumni, faculty and staff to join its first-ever tour abroad of Russia, led by Professor of Physics Richard Olenick and Affiliate Instructor of Spanish, French and Italian Irina Rodriguez. From June 8 to June 16, 2020, Olenick and Rodriguez will guide participants through the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, taking them on a cultural and literary tour of the "Russian soul."

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Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library Showcases Rare Books Room

No longer relegated to the damp lower level, the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library's Rare Books Room has for the past two years occupied a prime spot on the second floor, where there used to be study carrels. The room, made of glass walls, is normally locked and only opened by appointment, but on Sept. 26, the library hosted an open house for faculty and staff to come and examine these treasures.

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