On Nov. 1, 2019, the Solemnity of All Saints, the University of Dallas inaugurated its ninth and first alumnus president, Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83.+ Read More
Preparation is the most important part of your job or internship interview. You can maximize your interview success with advance planning, self assessment, and interview practice. Review and complete the following 10 planning activities before your job or internship interview:
Conducting thorough company research is vital to an effective interview. Employers view researching the company as a critical factor in applicant evaluation because it demonstrates the candidate's interest and enthusiasm for their company. Recruiters often comment that students lack company research skills.
Note: Ask for the names (with correct spelling) and job titles of your interviewers prior to the interview. Conduct a little research on their professional backgrounds and contributions, so that you are aware of their professional interests and "hot buttons." You can research through the company website or LinkedIn, but don't request a professional link through LinkedIn, yet!
Bonus: Because you will have the names of your interviews in advance, your post-interview follow-up activity (writing a thank-you note to each interviewer) is already launched...
"Our department has two fundamental guiding principles: the study of political philosophy and the study of American founding principles," said Richard Dougherty, MA '89 PhD '93, associate professor of politics and director of the politics graduate program. It is this emphasis on American political development combined with the quality of faculty and the rigor of the University of Dallas' politics doctoral program that led the U.S. Department of Education to award UD a $250,405 grant for stipend support for politics doctoral students through its Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need program.+ Read More
On Thursday, Sept. 26, several members of the university community gathered to celebrate the completion of Course II of the Studies in Catholic Faith and Culture program, the first component of UD's Liberal Learning for Life initiative. The course is titled "The Person: Tradition and History."+ Read More