The emergence of the ‘Somer’

“Somers” — a working name for the growing population of summer Romers at the University of Dallas — have much to look forward to this upcoming summer. It will be the first...

The University of Dallas prepares for potential application for Hispanic-Serving Institution status

Although the decision for the University of Dallas to apply for Hispanic-Serving Institution status has not been made yet, several offices and departments are collaborating to prepare the university in the event...

Charity Week: Recapping the tradition

The University of Dallas recently finished the time-honored tradition of Charity Week — a time to have fun, goof off, get jailed and of course, raise money for charity. This year’s charities...

Charity Week ’22 in photos

Dr. Davis, Dr. Roper and Dr. Hanssen taking part in the Charity Week fun. Photos by Emma Powers.

Ron Scrogham takes over as interim dean of the library as search for permanent...

On Oct. 1, Ron Scrogham became the interim dean of the Cowan-Blakely Memorial Library at the University of Dallas. Scrogham received his undergraduate degree from St. John’s College, a Great Books school...

First annual mustache competition attended by local firefighters

On Nov. 1, Chief Russell Greene’s first annual Mustache Competition was held as part of the 2022 Charity Week events. 14 students participated in the competition, and multiple firefighters from Engine 8...

Campus ministry supports men struggling with chastity

The campus ministry at the University of Dallas has recently developed a support group called Fight Club which is headed by Dcn. Ryan Sales, retreats minister. Fight Club is focused on assisting...

Office of Personal Career Development awarded grant

The Office of Personal Career Development was awarded a grant this past summer from the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education. The grant allows the office to start its proposed program: UD...

Plans post pool

Plans are in the works for the area adjacent to the Maher Athletic Center formerly occupied by the pool. According to Dr. John Plotts, executive vice-president, the decision to...

UD hosts climate debate sponsored by The Steamboat Institute

On Oct. 26, the University of Dallas hosted a debate on climate science sponsored by The Steamboat Institute.  Jennifer Schubert Akin, CEO and cofounder of The Steamboat Institute, introduced...

The return of the Braniff fountain

After many long semesters of being boarded up, the fountain at the center of the first floor of the Braniff Graduate Building is working again. It is a remarkable piece of artwork...

Second season of “The Quest” airing

“The Quest” is a documentary-style miniseries produced by the University of Dallas and distributed by EWTN. After the premiere of its first season last year, its second season is currently in production....

UD gives back with professional education

This fall, the University of Dallas welcomes a second cohort of a new kind of student: participants in the Practical Business Training program. The PBT began accepting students in...

SG Gavel

Molly Zepeda,SG President Thanks to the leadership of Senior Senator Max Lange, a new Campus Safety Committee has formed in response to the recent car thefts on and around...

UD experiences power outage just before midterms

The University of Dallas recently experienced power outages the week of Oct. 9, just before midterms week. The outages were caused by a squirrel and resulted in a four-day weekend for faculty...