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.

Yearbook Photos 11/6 - 11/7 from 10am to 2pm, MTAC 2nd floor!!

Nov 6, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Are you a student at the University of Dubuque and want your photo in the yearbook? Here's your first opportunity to come get your photo taken in the Myers (MTAC) building on the 2nd floor, between 10am and 2pm, today (11/6) and tomorrow (11/7)!

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.

University of Dubuque Receives $3000 in Scholarship Funds

Oct 20, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque has received three- $1000 American Legion of Iowa Foundation scholarships to support ROTC or veteran students in their junior, or senior year. The grant recognizes veterans or ROTC cadets as American Legion of Iowa Foundation scholarship recipients and provides additional support to cover the costs of higher education not covered by the GI Bill.

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.

Michael Josephson to Keynote Wendt Center for Character Education Fall Conference

Oct 9, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Ethicist, commentator, and author Michael Josephson will serve as the keynote speaker for the University of Dubuque Lester and Michael Lester Wendt Center for Character Education's forth annual fall conference on Thursday, October 16. The theme of the 2008 conference is "Does Character Really Count? Going for the Gold - From Sports and Business to Education and Public Service." The event is free and open to the public.

Department of Natural and Applied Sciences to Host Fall Seminar Series

Sep 25, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The Department of Natural and Applied Science will host a Fall Seminar Series, beginning on Friday, September 26 on the University of Dubuque campus.

University Receives $134,500 Grant from Carver Trust

Aug 21, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque has been awarded $134,500 by the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust. The grant will allow for the acquisition of an Anasazi 90MHz Eft FT-Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) system and an associated dry air source.

UDTS prof sees unrest in South Africa

Aug 21, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

South Africa was supposed to be little more than another tally to add to the number of countries University of Dubuque Professor David Moessner has lectured in over the years -- a pleasant adventure filled with fond memories and diverse company.

UD English Professor to be Featured Poet at Milwaukee's Irish Fest

Aug 12, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque English professor, Tyler Farrell will take his place as "featured poet" at Milwaukee's 2008 Irish Fest. The festival will be held August 14 - 18, at the Henry W. Maier Festival Park.

Archie Lieberman Photograph Display

Jun 24, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Now through July, the Charles C. Myers Library will be displaying a sample of photographs from famed photographer Archie Lieberman. Lieberman is best known for his books Farm Boy and Neighbors. In these two books, Lieberman documents 40 years of farm life as experienced by the people in the town of Schapville, Illinois. He worked extensively for Look magazine from 1952 to 1972 and his photographs have appeared in Life, Time, Fortune, Collier's, Holiday, London Illustrated, Paris-Match and others. Lieberman has been author of, or photographer for, more than twenty books.

UDTS Student Named 2008 Lydia Scholar

Jun 10, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS) Master of Divinity (MDiv) candidate Heidi Smith has been named the 2008 Lydia Scholar by The Network of Presbyterian Women in Leadership (NPWL).

UDTS Distance Learning Staff Spreading the News

May 28, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Two members of the Distance Education Office at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS) have been active in presentations outside the seminary community this year. UDTS makes quality theological education widely available to those who seek to serve the church as pastors through the distance Master of Divinity program and the Commissioned Lay Pastor (CLP) program.

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

May 28, 2008 | 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 disadvantaged youth.