Earlier this month, the University of Dallas announced a partnership with the Institute of World Politics (IWP). UD will be the ninth institution of higher learning to partner with IWP.+ Read More
Nearly $192,000 of an $880,000 federal research grant awarded to the University of Kentucky will make its way to UD as part of a U.S. Department of Energy initiative. Sally Hicks, professor of physics, represents UD in a consortium of three universities and a national laboratory that has been formed to provide the necessary breadth for the three-year project focused on fuel cycle research and development.
This vast project, titled the "Elastic/Inelastic Measurement Project", requires many investigators, which is why there is a consortium of universities and a national laboratory, according to Hicks.
"The project will provide funding for UD undergraduate physics majors to participate in nuclear physics research during the next three years in collaboration with myself and scientists from the University of Kentucky and the United States Naval Academy."
Though the experimental work and the data analyses are shared, UD's role in the project is extensive because of the quality of the students participating in the project, she added.
"The neutron scattering data will provide important information for evaluators, theorists and engineers to provide safer, more energy efficient sources to help meet the future needs of our country."
Growing up in a half-Irish Catholic family in Cincinnati, the seven Teller children knew a household full of music. Lucy, Brother Jonah and Brother Simon Teller have used the love of music instilled during childhood by their family to become musicians and produce music of their own.+ Read More
A few years back, the University of Dallas began to form a relationship with the Dallas Zoo, when Assistant Professor of Biology Deanna Soper, Ph.D., and her colleague, Professor of Psychology Scott Churchill, P.h.D., began taking class trips to the zoo. And in the spirit of further collaboration, the world's leading cheetah expert and conservationist, Laurie Marker, Ph.D., founder and executive director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) sponsored by the Dallas Zoo, will join the UD community on Thursday, Oct. 25, to give a lecture about her work rescuing the world's fastest land mammal from extinction.+ Read More