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dominican brother jonah (micah) teller, ba '11

UD was a huge part of my life, of forming me — in both my intellectual and cultural formation.

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professor of english eileen gregory, ph.d., ba '68

The teacher is like [a] juggler: and her work is contra naturam, resisting the force of gravity. That’s what our teaching, and all our talk about the reflective life, boils down to — efforts to keep brilliance in our hearts, to remember the lightness that is native to our spirit.” 

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MLK Lecture

Alumnus Discusses MLK's Legacy of Ideas

On Thursday, Jan. 24, WFAA anchor John McCaa, Ph.D., MA '02, explored Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy during UD's fourth annual MLK Day Symposium, titled "Politics, Faith, and the Media: An Interview with Dr. John McCaa." READ MORE

Weekly Campus Monitor: Early Testing Success

As in-person classes continue on campus, President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, spent time walking the UD Mall, gathering vital student feedback. He reported a joyful response to initial testing success, “especially among the seniors — how much they hope we can keep this going.” There have been only four positive tested cases out of nearly 1,000 tests performed on campus since June, with no active COVID-19 cases as of Friday, Sept. 4.

Accounting Professor Serves Through Mission Work in Uganda

At the University of Dallas, we are called to pursue truth, goodness and virtue, and as Catholics, we are called to preach this same truth by our very lives. This past summer, Associate Professor of Accounting Susan Rhame, Ph.D., exemplified this calling by doing mission work in Uganda through an organization called Engage Hope.

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McDermott 2019


UD is pleased to welcome Anthony Doerr as its 2019 Eugene McDermott lecturer. Doerr’s latest novel, the runaway New York Times bestseller "All the Light We Cannot See," won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and was a finalist for the National Book Award. LEARN MORE
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