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
Last year, alumni, parents and friends of UD helped to raise more than $125,000 for the university in 17 hours.
Once again, every donation of $25 or more made through NorthTexasGivingDay.org will receive bonus funds from the Communities Foundation of Texas on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 6 a.m. to midnight.
"Last North Texas Giving Day, we raised 10 percent of our yearly Cor Fund goal in 17 hours. We were able to maintain that momentum throughout the year, leading to one of the best fundraising years yet for the university," said President Thomas W. Keefe. "I invite all friends of UD to join us again this year on Sept. 18."
Alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends of the university can show their support for UD students during North Texas Giving Day by:
1. visiting NorthTexasGivingDay.org any time from 6 a.m.-midnight on September 18;
2. searching for the "University of Dallas";
3. clicking "Donate Now" (log-in and password are not required);
4. giving $25 or more safely and securely;
5. and, waiting for your email confirmation/tax receipt from the "Communities Foundation of Texas."
In 2013, the University received a total of $129,000 from 334 donors--a 54 percent increase in total gifts and a 158 percent increase in dollars donated over 2012.
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