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 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

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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