"Poetry is civically important for a healthy and happy society," said three-time UD alumnus Matt Mehan, BA '00 MA '09 PhD '14. "In other words, a healthy politics requires a healthy poetics."+ Read More
Do you owe book fines in the library? Would you like to clear those fines and do a good deed -- all at the same time? Well, now's your chance!
The Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library, along with Campus Ministry are sponsoring the 12th annual Food for Fines drive. From April 3rd-13th, patrons of the Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library are invited to help the community and themselves by donating non-perishable food items in lieu of paying library fines. Donated items will benefit Catholic Charities.
For each non-perishable food donation you make, we'll reduce your fines by $1, to a maximum of $50. Just bring your donations to the Circulation Desk at any time during regular hours.
Soup, canned meats, canned vegetables and fruits, cereals, dried fruits, canned juices, paper and cleaning products, personal hygiene products (soaps, toothpaste, etc.) evaporated and powdered milk, peanut butter, macaroni & cheese, baking mixes, pasta, and rice are particularly needed.
Don't have any overdue fines? Be a Fine Angel! This year you may request your donations be applied to a friend's overdue fines. No fines? We will still accept any items on our list by anyone.
Items that are expired, damaged, or perishable will not be accepted.
Food for fines only works on overdue fines. Lost book charges, damaged item fees, TexShare fines, or other fees associated with your library account are not eligible.
For more information, please contact Charlotte Vandervoort, Access Services Librarian, at 972-721-5282 or via email.
Kimberly Diwa, BA '22, first heard of the University of Dallas during a Bible study at her church. She decided to visit campus and immediately was struck by UD's friendly character, not to mention its impressive record of preparing pre-med students for medical school.+ Read More
During the course of the 2018-19 academic year, the university will sponsor a series of lectures, art exhibits, panel discussions and other activities centered around All the Light We Cannot See, the first chosen book for this new community reading initiative, culminating in author Anthony Doerr's visit to campus as the 2019 Eugene McDermott lecturer.+ Read More