Biology

Biology

Interview with Emilie Johannes

Emilie Johannes, a University of Dallas (UD) alumna, recently returned to campus to share her scientific interests through a talk entitled  The Wicked Problem of Arctic Oil and Gas Development . Prior to the event, Johannes shared her journey from UD to the Arctic with editors of the University of Dallas Journal of Science (UDJS). 

Why Research? Phil Wozniak's Experience as an Undergraduate Pre-Med Student

My mother is graced with a talent for explaining medical complexities in simple terms; her explanations affirmed my natural curiosity and fostered my ever-growing fascination with medicine. From elementary school through high school, I watched my mother go through residency and establish a practice.

The "Black Reef" Phenomenon

August 01, 2014
Increased iron input to normally oligotrophic coral environments results in a well-observed phenomenon known as black reef, in which coral reefs degrade and drastically change in composition.

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The Idea of Our University

To found the famous Core curriculum of the University of Dallas, as an education "best for the individual," Donald and Louise Cowan looked to John Henry Newman's The Idea of a University. He unapologetically promotes the Western classics -- precisely because so few know our own culture well enough to appreciate the depth of any other.

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To Russia with UD: Faculty to Lead UD's First Tour of Russia

This summer, the University of Dallas invites students, alumni, faculty and staff to join its first-ever tour abroad of Russia, led by Professor of Physics Richard Olenick and Affiliate Instructor of Spanish, French and Italian Irina Rodriguez. From June 8 to June 16, 2020, Olenick and Rodriguez will guide participants through the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, taking them on a cultural and literary tour of the "Russian soul."

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Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library Showcases Rare Books Room

No longer relegated to the damp lower level, the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library's Rare Books Room has for the past two years occupied a prime spot on the second floor, where there used to be study carrels. The room, made of glass walls, is normally locked and only opened by appointment, but on Sept. 26, the library hosted an open house for faculty and staff to come and examine these treasures.

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