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Centers

韦德1946 Centers & Institutes

The University of Dallas is associated with a number of centers and projects that are devoted to a deeper exploration of topics closely connected with the University's mission.

Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff Institute for Ministry & Evangelization

The Neuhoff Institute for Ministry & Evangelization offers a wide range of continuing education programs for adults interested in in-depth exploration of their faith as well as deacon formation programs in both English and Spanish. The Neuhoff Institute also hosts the annual Dallas Ministry Conference, an event attended by thousands of ordained and lay people from around the world.

Donald and Louise Cowan Center

The Donald and Louise Cowan Archive houses, contextualizes and presents texts and information pertaining to the writings, thought and teachings of Donald A. and Louise Cowan.

St. Ambrose Center

The St. Ambrose Center for Catholic Liberal Education and Culture exists to extend the University of Dallas’ core mission—that the pursuit of wisdom, of truth, and of virtue are the proper and primary ends of education—to the world at large.

Studies in Catholic Faith and Culture

The Studies in Catholic Faith and Culture Program seeks to enrich the lives of Catholics by providing an intellectual formation that encompasses the breadth and depth of human culture. It explores the history, traditions, and works that have shaped the Catholic inheritance, resulting in a deeply Christian portrait of the human person.

Institute for Homiletics

The Institute for Homiletics will offer an array of preaching improvement opportunities and resources for Catholic clergy.


Partner Centers and Institutions

Association for Core Texts and Courses

ACTC is an international, professional, liberal arts organization dedicated to fostering the use of core texts (world classics and other texts of major cultural significance), in undergraduate education and the development of required or widely taken core programs steeped in such texts.

Center for Christianity and the Common Good 

A forum for serious and informed discussion of the common good which brings to bear upon this discussion the insight and wisdom of the Christian intellectual tradition.

Center for Thomas More Studies

To promote the study of Thomas More, especially his understanding of liberty,  statesmanship, and the need for educated and virtuous citizens.

Dallas Forum on Law, Politics, and Culture

Their mission is to promote natural law public philosophy rooted in the principles of the American Founding – one that pursues freedom and prosperity, grounded on the moral integrity of the culture and of our social and political institutions.

Dallas Medieval Texts and Translations

An ambitious long-term project to build a library of medieval Latin texts, with English translations, from the period roughly between 500 and 1500, which will represent the whole breadth and variety of medieval civilization.

Dallas Goethe Center

The Dallas Goethe Center was founded in 1965 to foster an appreciation of German art, drama, music, language, literature, history, and current affairs, and cultivate the mutual understanding between the people of German speaking countries and those of the United States of America.

Leo XIII Center for Philosophy and Social Issues

A nonprofit corporation dedicated to fostering an understanding of contemporary social-political issues informed by the perennial wisdom of Western philosophy and the intellectual heritage of Christian social teaching.

North Texas Heidegger Symposium

Professor Richard Owsley founded the North Texas Heidegger Symposium in 1980, and hosted it for over twenty years.

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