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The weeks of vacations, internships, summer jobs and research are drawing to a close, and we’ll soon welcome the students back to campus. Their genuine excitement and joy in learning bring fresh life to the final dog days of a Texas August.

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matthew spring, PhD '15, academic success director and affiliate assistant professor of english

The more we attend to the arts of grammar, logic and rhetoric, the more present we can become to our colleagues, classmates, friends and family members.

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catherine blume, BA '18, Class of 2018 valedictorian and ud's 43rd fulbright scholar 

“An education that ceases to affect your life once the formal part of it ends would be of little worth. Thankfully, our education at the University of Dallas has been designed in such a way that we couldn't leave it behind even if we wanted to. 

Read More of Blume's Thoughts on Her UD Education 



Bernadette Waterman Ward

UD in Service: Students Aid English Literacy

When Associate Professor of English Bernadette Waterman Ward was a graduate student in California, she tutored non-English-speakers through the Reagan Amnesty Program. Her children remembered this, and in 2013, one of them pointed out that there was a similar program at St. Luke's right here in Irving: Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT). READ MORE

Fall Move-In Day: UD Welcomes Crusading Class of 2022

More than 100 volunteers arrived on campus this morning to welcome the Class of 2022, helping unload vehicles and move boxes. "As of now I have moved 16 fridges, and the record I hear is 19," said orientation leader Joe Griesbauer, BA '19.

Faculty, Staff Nurture Partnership, Build Relationships in Avila

This past 2017-18 school year, the University of Dallas began an exchange program with the Catholic University of Avila (Universidad Católica de Ávila, or UCAV) in Spain, sponsored by the European Union's Erasmus program. In August 2017, UD hosted a faculty and a staff member from UCAV here in Irving; in May and July 2018, faculty and staff from UD visited Avila, a medieval fortress city with numerous churches and historical associations with St. Theresa.

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Crusader Days

08.17-08.21.18 | Crusader Days

The university's new student orientation program, Crusader Days, is designed to equip students with the knowledge and support they need to have a successful transition to life at UD.  LEARN MORE

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