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
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Published Date: March 04, 2014
President Thomas Keefe will join other Catholic university presidents across the nation in fasting in support of immigration reform on Ash Wednesday, March 5. "Fast for Families" participants will abstain from food for 24 hours as an act of solidarity with those who suffer because of immigration policies.
"As we remember Christ's suffering and temptation in the wilderness, we pray for immigrants who hunger and thirst for justice," said President Keefe.
Catholic university presidents join the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in supporting immigration legislation reform. "Fast for Families" participants are supporting efforts that will offer undocumented persons a path to citizenship and promote family unity.
"With more than 30 percent of Catholics identifying as Hispanic, immigration reform is something that hits very close to home for Catholics," said President Keefe. "We pray that by joining others across the country in this small act of sacrifice the hearts of elected officials will be touched and leaders will be moved to act."
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