The University of Dallas has received a $300,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to purchase a scanning electron microscope (SEM), which will support teaching and research for both faculty and students at the nanoscale level.+ Read More
Know What You Want To Accomplish:
Informational Interviewing This is one of the easiest, most effective, and, unfortunately, most underused ways to learn about a career. What is an informational interview? It is asking someone about what they do. Think of it as relationship building. Make sure it is understand by yourself and the professional that this is not a job interview or a request for a job! The knowledge gained from an informational interview can help you determine which courses and qualifications are necessary for specific career paths, the types of job or companies best suited for you, etc. Informational interviewing can also aid your job search.
The primary objectives of informational interviewing are to:
Be Prepared For the Interview:
Before meeting someone for an informational interview, you should:
Use the Information You Obtain:
It is important to keep in mind that you are investigating a career and trying to establish a network at the same time. Therefore, all the protocol of a professional job search, as well as the curiosity of a diligent job seeker, should be followed.
In an age when differences often lead to divisiveness, Associate Professor of Management Richard Peregoy, D.P.S., uses his research on mindfulness and spirituality to build bridges across cultures, religions and political orientations.+ Read More
At a time when many small liberal arts universities are struggling, the University of Dallas has some good news to offer: The strategic sale of the apartment complex owned by the university for 24 years has increased the endowment by nearly 27 percent, or $16 million, bringing the current value to over $76 million. Further, this increase is predicted to eventually generate an additional $800,000 annually for UD's operations, capital and maintenance budgets.+ Read More