Constitution Day

Constitution Day 2019

The Politics Department cordially invites you to attend its annual barbecue dinner celebrating Constitution Day on Sunday, September 15th at 6 pm in the Catholic Foundation Board Room in Cardinal Farrell Hall.

After dinner, an address entitled "You Can't Say That!: Freedom of Speech and the American Constitution" will be given by Richard Dougherty, Ph.D., followed by the singing of patriotic American songs.

Tickets:

  • Free for UD students and faculty
  • $15 for adults
  • $10 for children ages 3-10
  • Free for children ages 2 and under

Due to limited space, please secure your reservation by registering online.

Have Additional Questions? Please contact the Politics Department's administrative assistant, Anna Dean (poldept@udallas.edu, 972-721-5023).


News

Art Alumna's Vintage Dress Design to Debut on Red Carpet

Dallas-area native and Door Number 9 designer Elisa Choffel Low, BA '03, will have her latest dress design showcased on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 22. The silver open-back vintage-style gown includes a striking chainmail jewelry inset created in collaboration with Toronto jewelry designer Kyra Matsui.

+ Read More

University Welcomes Leading Catholic Intellectual to Campus

On Friday, Sept. 13, the university community welcomed George Weigel, distinguished senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the father of two UD alumnae. Celebrated for his two-volume biography of St. John Paul II and many other intellectual contributions, Weigel presented an exploration of the current Catholic situation in light of a new interpretation of the past 250 years of the church's interaction with social, cultural, economic and political modernity.

+ Read More

Recent DBA Alumnus Begins Tenure-Track Position at UNI

Gabe Dickey, DBA '19, recently successfully defended his dissertation, titled "Exploring the Human Side of Audit Quality: Team Engagement and Partner Leadership Behaviors," for UD's Doctor of Business Administration. Dickey has spent his career in the accounting profession, the vast majority as a certified public accountant working in auditing. He began UD's DBA program three years ago, drawn in by his interest in broader business issues and the program's practitioner-oriented focus.

+ Read More