From quarantine to campus, the class of 2024 is here to stay

Hailing from 238 cities, 41 states and several continents, theirs is the class of canceled high school graduations, virtual proms and changed summer plans. Yet they all chose– virtually or in the...

UD prepares for the incoming class of ‘26

As the academic year comes to a close, the University of Dallas will watch its seniors graduate while preparing to welcome the class of 2026.  Currently, there are approximately...

More to recycle, but still no recycling at UD

In efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, the University of Dallas has opted for disposable alternatives to many reusable items. But as trash cans around campus fill up with recyclables, students...

Dr. Hatlie publishes a travel guide to Rome

Soon “Rome-sick” students will have an outlet for their nostalgia, as the University of Dallas faculty adds to their repertoire of publications with “People and Places of the Roman Past: The Educated Traveller's Guide.”...

Gregory retires after 45 years at UD

Sitting in front of her ceiling-high bookshelves on one of the chairs drawn up for visitors in her Augustine Hall office, 72-year-old English professor Dr. Eileen Gregory remembered her time at UD...

UD to consecrate campus to Our Lady of Guadalupe

On Friday, May 6, Rev. Bishop Edward J. Burns of the Diocese of Dallas will celebrate Mass and lead a Eucharistic procession to honor the consecration of the University of Dallas’ campus to...

Keefe speaks out about his departure

For the first time since his unexplained and sudden departure last April, former University of Dallas President Thomas Keefe is speaking out about the reasons behind his resignation. In an interview with The University News,...

Outgoing UD President Thomas Keefe: “Eight years of me would get on anybody’s nerves”

Just days after the official announcement that he will soon be out of a job, University of Dallas President Thomas Keefe’s hands shook as he alternately tightened and relaxed his grip on a wooden...

Administrators affirm UD’s Catholic fidelity, commitment to civil rights after dueling petitions over Upham...

After controversy erupted over Politics professor Dr. David Upham’s online comments regarding a transgender nominee to the Biden administration, University administrators have sought to both affirm the University of Dallas’ fidelity to...

Dallas priests accused of assault include graduates of Holy Trinity Seminary

Last Thursday, a cluster of nine microphones mounted to a podium waited to catch the words of Rev. Edward J. Burns, bishop of Dallas, who read his opening statement to those assembled in the...

Hibbs resigns; Sanford to be 10th President of UD

After his two-year tenure as the University of Dallas President, President Thomas Hibbs and the UD Board of Trustees announced his resignation on Jan. 11, 2021. Hibbs, who was inaugurated on Nov....

SG deliberates on Student Leaders for Racial Justice club approval

On Nov. 9, the University of Dallas’ Student Government (SG) moved to table for the second time their approval of the club formerly known as Student Leaders for Racial Progress which has...

Little Known Facts: finding Little Albert

In 1918, American psychologist John B. Watson and research collaborator Rosalie Rayner conducted an ethically questionable study of classical conditioning in humans. Watson and Rayner sought to instill a rat phobia in...

Strong 2021-2022 enrollment numbers: UD is here to stay

As the fateful national college deposit deadline approaches, the University of Dallas stands out for its highest enrollment since the fall of 2017.  According to The Chronicle of Higher...

Updates to UD COVID-19 policies

With the end of the 2020-2021 school year approaching, the University of Dallas has made and anticipates further adjustments to COVID-19 protocols both at the Irving and Rome campuses. While reduced distancing...