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9/26/2014
Vancouver Archbishop J. Michael Miller, former secretary of the Congregation for Catholic Education, will deliver a keynote address on "Evangelii Gaudium: The Apostolic Exhortation from Pope Francis."
9/23/2014
Colleges recommended in The Newman Guide ranked well in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 edition of Best Colleges. 
9/17/2014
University of Dallas announced that a prominent professor from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family is slated to deliver a lecture "Marriage as a Natural Sacrament."
9/2/2014
The University of Dallas (UD) in Irving, Tex., recently announced that its mathematics department received the top ranking in a new national study.
8/29/2014
Washington Monthly recently released its rankings of four-year colleges and universities across the nation. This year’s 2014 college guide included many colleges and universities recommend in The Newman Guide.
8/26/2014
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Catholic Education is in the process of identifying and inviting Catholic college presidents and bishops to discuss topics of Catholic education in America in a new working group.
8/7/2014
The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, Calif., and University of Dallas in Irving, Tex., were ranked among the top 16 percent of four year colleges in the United States.
8/6/2014
The video is accompanied on the program's website by a Cardinal Newman Society special report published earlier this year, sharing the joys and success stories of several Seton families.
7/31/2014
Four Catholic colleges recommended in The Newman Guide for their strong Catholic identity were recently recognized by Forbes Magazine as 2014 Top Colleges.
7/18/2014
The eighth annual University of Dallas Ministry Conference (UDMC) is scheduled later this year from October 23 - 25, announced the University on its website.
7/10/2014
The recognized colleges have four areas of distinction: "engaged students," "great teaching," "a vibrant campus community," and "successful outcomes."
6/12/2014
“The admissions officers from many Catholic colleges have been meeting regularly via our conference calls for several years, but this is the first time that they were able to meet in person,” said Bob Laird, the director of programs for the Society.
6/6/2014
A rising sophomore at the University of Dallas in Irving, Tex., wants to become a doctor to help people, but he said that he will go “Wherever God calls [him] to be.”
5/21/2014
“If the generation of which this Class of 2014 is a part is going to meet the challenge of giving America, and the West, a new birth of freedom, it will do so because it becomes a generation of saints...”
5/5/2014
The initiative started out as a joke, but turned more serious when the students found out that the Pope would be visiting the United States in the summer of 2015.
4/23/2014
Julia Shinkle reportedly “wasn't sure how she felt about this small school in another part of the country until she visited UD with her father in June 2013 and fell in love.”
4/15/2014
“Ethics cannot be trivialized as the ‘stepchild’ of the business schools,” Dr. Simms told The Cardinal Newman Society. “It must be placed front and center as an anchor for all the other functional departments.”
4/4/2014
"Education goes beyond a degree — it forms your character, who you are as a person... UD has done that for me. I can't even tell you how much I love this school."
3/18/2014
The University of Dallas in Irving, Tex., is offering three academic programs for high school students this summer, including “Shakespeare in Italy,” “Latin in Rome,” and “Arete: An Introduction to the Classics.”
3/10/2014
Weigel, a Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, is especially renowned for his biographies on Blessed Pope John Paul II.
2/27/2014
Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in Merrimack, N.H., and University of Dallas in Irving, Tex., were each chosen as the best four year-liberal arts college in their respective states.
1/20/2014
"I suspect that, over time, the book will be seen to be one of the most important treatments of the history and philosophy of rhetoric that exists," said professor Scott Crider, according to the University.
1/13/2014
Fr. Spitzer will deliver a lecture on the topic of "The Evidence of Creation from Contemporary Big Bang Cosmology: Extending the Legacy of Monsignor Georges Lemaître."  
1/2/2014
University of Dallas reported in a press release this morning that it has been granted a preliminary injunction exempting the University from the HHS mandate.
12/9/2013
A Diocese of Dallas (Texas) event will feature talks about the journey to the priesthood by Dallas Bishop Kevin Farrell and diocesan priests and seminarians.
12/4/2013
University of Dallas and The Catholic University of America were recently recognized for high undergraduate participation in study abroad programs.
11/21/2013
This week Pope Francis named Msgr. Michael Olson as the new bishop of the Diocese of Fort Worth, according to Vatican Information Service.
10/28/2013
The University of Dallas recently announced a $12 million gift--the largest in its history--from entrepreneurs and alumni Satish and Yasmin Gupta to the College of Business.
10/28/2013
“Catholic families want nothing less than the best value in Catholic education. The institutions we recommend give parents and students their money’s worth and more!” 
8/26/2013
The “Arete” program consisted of lectures, seminars and activities, such as the students’ own version of the Greek Olympics.
8/7/2013
Thomas Aquinas College, the University of Dallas, and The Catholic University of America are in the top 15% of the country in terms of offering the best undergraduate education, according to the Princeton Review. 
8/7/2013
Many other Christian colleges were also named on the list,making it evident that anything less than promotion of the LGBT lifestyle is seen as “unfriendly.”
6/11/2013
Catholic college students from across the country are participating in the Undergraduate Summer Rome Program run by the University of Dallas at its Rome campus this month, the University announced.
4/12/2013
The semester in Rome program run by the University of Dallas is "widely respected as one of the best in higher education," according to our recommendation of UD at TheNewmanGuide.com.
3/4/2013
Students from the University of Dallas Italy campus are hoping to be present in St. Peter's Square when the new pope is elected some time this month, the University reports.
11/1/2012
Many Catholic colleges and universities are taking part in the “Year of Faith” proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI, with spiritual and academic activities aimed at strengthening faith on campus, according to a new report published by The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS).
10/23/2012
The Cardinal Newman Society today released the 2012-2013 edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College with significant new features, as well as a new companion magazine for Catholic high school students and their parents titled My Future, My Faith.
10/16/2012
Three colleges that appear in The Newman Guide for their fidelity to Catholic teaching were recently honored by the American Council of College Trustees and Alumni for the strength of their curriculum. Many others received high marks as well.
9/20/2012
Just days after he was named the new Bishop of Lincoln, Nebraska, Bishop James Conley urged students at Harvard University to heed Blessed John Henry Newman’s warnings about the dangers of moral relativism, according to EWTN.
9/14/2012
The criteria used in most college rankings, like the ones newly released by U.S. News & World Report, don’t include some of the most important factors for Catholic families choosing a college.  These include quality of the core curriculum, study in authentic Catholic theology and philosophy, interdisciplinary study, ethical formation, morality of campus life, and more.
8/17/2012
How should Catholic families evaluate colleges? Forbes Magazine lists many Catholic colleges high in its annual U.S. college and university rankings, but beware: like most college rankings, Forbes tends to mistake “big” and “popular” for “best.” Six Catholic schools made it into the top 100 out of the 650 schools listed this year including The University of Notre Dame (No. 12), Boston College (No 26), Georgetown University (No. 38), College of the Holy Cross (No. 41), University of Santa Clara (No. 72), and Villanova University (No. 83).
4/23/2012
The University of Dallas recently brought Fr. Matthew Lamb, a theologian lauded for integrity, intelligence and orthodoxy, to campus for the Sixth Annual John Paul II Lecture.
4/2/2012
A group of students and campus ministers from University of Dallas gave up their spring breaks last month to help Joplin, Mo., recover from the tornado that devastated it last year.  The Dallas crew spent a week working to clean and paint the local offices of Catholic Charities.
12/3/2008
Edited commentary challenging Christian beliefs against homosexual activity
8/5/2008
University of Notre Dame students came in second . . .
5/10/2007
The new University of Dallas School of Ministry, successor to the university’s acclaimed Institute for Religious and Pastoral Studies, expects to double its enrollment to more than 1,600 in the next four years.

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