"Poetry is civically important for a healthy and happy society," said three-time UD alumnus Matt Mehan, BA '00 MA '09 PhD '14. "In other words, a healthy politics requires a healthy poetics."+ 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...
Kimberly Diwa, BA '22, first heard of the University of Dallas during a Bible study at her church. She decided to visit campus and immediately was struck by UD's friendly character, not to mention its impressive record of preparing pre-med students for medical school.+ Read More
During the course of the 2018-19 academic year, the university will sponsor a series of lectures, art exhibits, panel discussions and other activities centered around All the Light We Cannot See, the first chosen book for this new community reading initiative, culminating in author Anthony Doerr's visit to campus as the 2019 Eugene McDermott lecturer.+ Read More