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.

Security Officer Bongert to Compete in 2008 USA Olympic Judo Trials

May 21, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque will be watching the 2008 USA Olympic Judo Trials with high hopes on June 13-14. Security officer Andrea Bongert will entertain visions of making the 2008 Olympic Team in Judo when the qualifying tournament begins on June 13 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nev.

UD to Host Grasshorse Animation Studios

Apr 29, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Thursday May 1, the University of Dubuque will host Stephen Jennings of Grasshorse Animation Studios. Jennings will address issues such as employment opportunities in the animation industry, and the industry outlook for Iowa. The seminar will be held at 4:00 p.m. in Room 201 of the Dunlap Technology Center; it is free and open to the public.

University of Dubuque Announces 2008 Commencement Ceremonies

Apr 29, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque will confer degrees on 264 undergraduate and 57graduate students during its 156th College Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, May 10, beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Grand River Center in the Port of Dubuque.

UD Students to Participate in Mississippi River Consortium

Apr 23, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25, 14 University of Dubuque students will participate in the 40th annual meeting of the Mississippi River Research Consortium (MRRC). MRRC is a private, non-profit organization whose members encourage both pure and applied research on the water and land resources of the Mississippi River and its watershed.