"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
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The proceeds from this raffle will benefit the Dr. Vern Francis Student Assistance Fund at the University of Dallas. Dr. Francis is a former professor in the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business at the university. Several years ago, he was injured while riding his bicycle, and today, he is a quadriplegic. Inspired by his courage and determination in the wake of his disability, the Dr. Vern Francis Student Assistance Fund was created to provide scholarships to students at the university with disabilities.
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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