Avant Guard

The Avant Guard

The Avant Guard is the University of Dallas' student literary publication. Now in its second year, the journal is a collection of poetry, essays and creative works from UD's student body. 

A Rome edition of Avant Guard is planned for the future. 

Feel free to read along with our copies below. 

Volume 4, Issue1

Groundhog Edition, Volume 2, Issue 3

 

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Volume 2, Issue 2

 

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Volume 2, Issue 1

 

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News

When Foresight Is 20/20: Endowment Gains 27 Percent in One Stroke Thanks to $10 Investment 24 Years Ago

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.

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UD in the Community: Gospel of Life Dwellings Affirm Lives

Although she can no longer see, Tia does her best, like the mother she still is, to ensure the comfort of those around her from her perch on the edge of her bed. She is one of three elderly residents of St. Adelaide in Grand Prairie, one of Gospel of Life Dwellings' two locations. First conceived by Joe Flaherty, M.D., BA '86, a geriatrician, the idea for these homes was embraced and implemented -- and is continuously sustained -- by numerous UD alumni.

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