Join us for the upcoming Landregan Lecture!

Join us for the upcoming Landregan Lecture!

Please join us for the 15th Annual Landregan Lecture featuring Dr. Miguel H. Diaz, Former Ambassador to the Holy See. Dr. Diaz will be speaking on the topic: "Hearer of the World: The Search for God, Diplomacy, and the Common Good." The event, which will be held Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 7:30 pm in Lynch Auditorium, is open to the public and is free of charge.

Miguel Humberto Daz is an American theologian, university professor, diplomat and commentator who served as United States Ambassador to the Holy See from 8/2009 - 11/2012. He received his B.A. from St. Thomas University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Diaz is currently the University Professor of Faith and Culture, at the University of Dayton, Ohio.

The Landregan Lecture brings to the University of Dallas campus nationally prominent figures, whose area of expertise reflects the many interests that have animated University of Dallas alumnus Steven T. Landregan throughout his long, distinguished, and continuing career of service to the Catholic Church in North Texas.

At the beginning of the lecture, the University of Dallas School of Ministry will honor their 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award winners for their exemplary service to the local church in general, the work of faith formation in particular, and the larger community, especially the poor and needy.

Find out more about the lecture at: udallas.edu/landregan.

News

Professor Applies Lessons Learned from Autistic Sons to All Life

Former Affiliate Assistant Professor of Spanish Nicole (Hammerschmidt) Lasswell, BA '03, and her husband, Martin, have two sons, Will and Stevie, both of whom have autism. For World Autism Awareness Day, the family was interviewed on Telemundo; because the boys are thriving, it seemed particularly important to the Lasswells to share their story and their hope with others.

+ Read More

Alumnae Unpack Dense Theological Concepts, Aim to Impact Culture

The first time Monica Ashour, MTS '95 MH '04, read St. John Paul II's "Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body" was in 2000 with a small, grassroots group of parents and teachers, including DeAnn (Barta) Stuart, Ph.D., BA '98 MH '04, and Annie (Duffin) Vining, MTh '03. This group went on to found The Theology of the Body Evangelization Team Inc. (TOBET) on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8, 2001.

+ Read More

University of Dallas Names New Vice President for Advancement

UD is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Wu Trujillo as its new vice president for university advancement. Trujillo currently serves as chief development officer and director of the Honor the Future campaign at the University of Virginia (UVA) Law School Foundation, which conducts alumni relations, external affairs, fundraising and endowment management for the benefit of the UVA School of Law. He begins his new role at the end of June.

+ Read More