UD Nursing Program to Hold Pinning Ceremony

Apr 9, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Friday, May 8, 2009 the University of Dubuque Nursing Program will celebrate the third graduating class of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students since the program's reinstatement in 2004, with a Pinning Ceremony at 11:30 a.m. in Steffens Hall of the Charles and Romona Myers Center.

UD Bestows Honors

Apr 27, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Thursday, April 23, the University of Dubuque bestowed high student, faculty, and staff honors upon four individuals at the 2009 Honors Convocation at Westminster Presbyterian Church. The University Leadership Award , Student of the Year Award , Faculty of the Year Award , and Staff of the Year Award were announced at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Dubuque Area Schools, Video Games, and IEPs

Mar 30, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque is proud to host the first annual Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and Fun and Games Workshop on Saturday, April 4. Speakers, both regional and national, will present on topics such as video games in education, Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and Assistive Technology tools for students. All sessions will be held in the Dunlap Technology Center auditorium on the University of Dubuque campus.

University of Dubuque MBA Students Excel

Mar 25, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque MBA students currently enrolled in the program's capstone course, Business Modeling , are integrating concepts and material from earlier courses to compete with other MBA teams worldwide in a computer-based simulation that emphasizes key issues involved in global competition.

University of Dubuque Celebrates the Arts

Mar 19, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque Arts Celebration Committee, in conjunction with the Wendt Center for Character Education, is proud to announce the fifth annual spring arts series of events titled Art of Character; Character of Art in a month-long celebration of the arts, March 24 - April 28. This year's theme is "Faith in Art". Featured guest, Christopher Merrill - poet, author, and director of the University of Iowa International Writing Program - will deliver a reading and lecture as part of this enjoyable and educational celebration of the relationship between art and character. This year's events highlight our students and faculty, featuring our actors, artists, writers, singers, musicians, and improv. comedians.

UD Receives Funding for Women's Science Research Projects

Feb 16, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque recently received a $6,600 grant from The Monticello College Foundation (Godfrey, IL) to fund science research experiences for women.

University of Dubuque Receives President's Honor Roll Award for Service

Feb 16, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The Corporation for National and Community Service has named the University of Dubuque to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to America's communities.

UD Presents The Amen Corner

Feb 13, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque's Fine and Performing Arts Department, UD Gospel Choir, and the UD Drama Club will present The Amen Corner by James Baldwin on Thursday, February 19 and Friday, February 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, February 21 at 2:00 p.m. in Alumni Hall on the University of Dubuque campus. Admission is free of charge.

Dr. David Anderson to Speak on Diversity

Feb 6, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Dr. David Anderson, founder and president of the BridgeLeader Network (BLN), a diversity consulting firm, will speak on the theme "Unlocking the Door to Healthy Diversity: Myths and Keys" as a part of a three-day visit to the University of Dubuque. Anderson's talk will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 17 in Myers Auditorium (Room 146) of the Charles and Romona Myers Center on the University of Dubuque campus. A book signing will follow his talk. The event is free and open to the public.

Davison Court Dedication

Feb 2, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque will be officially dedicating Jon Davison Court in the Stoltz Sports Center on Saturday, February 7, 2009. The dedication for legendary coach Jon Davison is planned to take place between the women's and men's basketball games versus the Central College Dutch. Tip-off for the games is 2:00 p.m. for the women team and approximately 4:00 p.m. for the men's team. A reception will be held following the men's contest.

Core Ensemble to Perform Music Theatre Piece on Groundbreaking African American Women

Jan 13, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque is excited to welcome the Core Ensemble - Tahirah Whittington, cello; Hugh Hinton, piano; and Michael Parola, percussion; with actress Taylore Mahogany Scott - on Thursday, February 5, as a Woodward Artist-In-Residence for the 2009 spring semester. The Core Ensemble will perform the music theatre work Ain't I a Woman! at Blades Chapel at 7:30 p.m. The work is the latest in a series of multicultural and feminist performance pieces produced by the ensemble over the past ten years.

UD Appoints New Head Football Coach

Jan 13, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque Athletic Director Dan Runkle announced today, Wednesday, December 17, the appointment of Stan Zweifel as Head Football Coach for the University of Dubuque Spartans.

University of Dubuque Caps Capital Campaign

Dec 12, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Today, President Jeffrey F. Bullock will formally announce the end of the University's Capital Campaign - Forever Better: Ensuring the Mission . The largest capital campaign in its 156 year history, the University's $125 million dollar campaign goal was exceeded by $3 million dollars, bringing the total funds raised to more than $128 million. The President's announcement will take place during the annual President's Christmas Gala, this year held in the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center on the University of Dubuque campus.

University Announces New College Academic Calendar

Dec 11, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Today, University President Jeffrey F. Bullock announced a new academic calendar for the University's undergraduate and graduate programs. After more than three years of discussion, consultation, and review by faculty and staff task forces and the President's Cabinet, the decision has been made to begin implementation of a new academic calendar in the fall semester, 2009.

University of Dubuque Choir, Jazz Ensemble, and Bluegrass Band

Nov 19, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Members of the University of Dubuque's Concert Choir, Jazz Ensemble, and Bluegrass Band will perform concerts in Bellevue, West Union, Charles City, and Cedar Falls in Eastern Iowa on Monday, November 24; and Platteville, Mr. Horeb, Clinton, and Waukesha in Southern Wisconsin on Tuesday, November 25 on a two-day fall tour.

UDTS Announces New Faculty

Oct 22, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Dr. Bradley Longfield, dean of the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS), announces the following appointments: Rev. Amanda Benckhuysen, Instructor in Old Testament; Rev. Matthew Schlimm, Instructor in Old Testament; Rev. Annette Bourland Huizenga, Instructor in New Testament; and Rev. Timothy M. Slemmons, Assistant Professor of Preaching and Worship.

Author Thomas Wolf to Visit UD

Oct 22, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Thursday, October 30, author Thomas Wolf will be on campus to read from Midnight Assassin: A Murder in America's Heartland. The reading will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Couchman Reading Room, Charles C. Myers Library, followed by a reception and book signing. The event is free and open to the public.

UD to Induct Four into Athletic Hall of Fame and One into Athletic Hall of Distinction

Oct 16, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, October 18, the University of Dubuque will induct three individuals into the Athletic Hall of Fame: Tod Cox (C'82), Russell Spearman (C'62), and Roger Waialae (C'90), and Lori (Kamp) Wieters (C'83); and Marilyn Zunk (Athletic Staff, 1977-2006) into the Athletic Hall of Distinction. Awards will be presented during the Alumni/ae Dinner at the Midway Hotel as a part of the 2008 Homecoming Celebration.

University of Dubuque Honors Alumni/ae

Oct 14, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, October 18, the University of Dubuque will honor five outstanding alumni/ae - Tony Lehmann (MBA'87), Kent Hatteberg (C'77), Pauline (Tobiason) Antons (C'48), William "Bill" Svrluga (C'66), and Saleem Ghubril (M.Div.'91) - as a part of the 2008 Homecoming Celebration. Awards will be presented during the Alumni/ae Dinner at the Midway Hotel.

University of Dubuque Celebrates Homecoming 2008

Oct 14, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque alumni/ae will return to campus for the University's 155th Homecoming celebration, October 14 - 19, 2008. Spartan Pride Worldwide is the theme for this year's gathering of alumni/ae and families.