Groundhog Alumni Events

Official Irving Party

All Alumni are invited to attend the Groundhog party at the Madonna Basketball Courts on campus! Join us on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 at the Party in the Park. Ticket sales will be announced during the fall 2017 semester. 

Regional Events

Want to host Groundhog at your home or a venue of your choosing? Do it! You select the date and location, and UD Alumni Relations will help you to publicize the event to alumni in your area. Regional Groundhog events will be "dutch," meaning that attendees should pay for their own expenses.

To see a listing of all current regional parties, click here.

To have your Groundhog event promoted, please contact us at


2018 Galbraith Lecture Explores 'Dante and Liturgical Time'

As we age, most of us ask ourselves, where has the time gone? Borrowing text from UD's Core curriculum, this spring semester's Galbraith Lecture will explore the difference between our own perception of time, and how the philosopher-poet Dante Alighieri viewed mankind's immortal clock, steeped in Scripture and in life.

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UD Presents: 'Dwelling: Paintings by Peter Ligon and Layla Luna'

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition featuring two Dallas/Fort Worth area artists, Peter Ligon and Layla Luna, who articulate the architectural styling of dwelling spaces in their paintings. Both artists will give presentations at an opening reception on Friday, March 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Haggar Art History Auditorium located in the Haggerty Art Village on the University of Dallas’ Irving campus.

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Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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