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).

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 Presents The Art of Dance

Apr 9, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque's Fine and Performing Arts Department will present The Art of Dance on Friday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Blades Hall on the University of Dubuque campus. The event is a part of the University's fourth annual spring arts series of events titled The Character of Art; The Art of Character. Admission is free of charge.

University of Dubuque Celebrates the Arts

Mar 27, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque will host its fourth annual spring arts series of events titled The Character of Art; The Art of Character in a month-long celebration of the arts, March 25 - April 29. This year's theme is "Art Unraveled: The Values of Art". This year's featured artists, poet Eamonn Wall and artist Carl Johnson will be on campus as part of this enjoyable and educational week of celebrating the relationship between art and character.

UD Ranked Third in State for Largest Fundraising Efforts

Feb 25, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The Council for Aid to Education (CAE) announced this week that the University of Dubuque has ranked third among colleges in the State of Iowa for the highest fundraising totals for 2007.

UD Celebrates Black History Month

Feb 5, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

In celebration of Black History Month, the University of Dubuque will host Leon Mosley, Republican Party of Iowa State Co-Chair and Cecilia Lott, Pastor of Kingdom Ministries in Dubuque. Mosley and Lott will speak as a part of the "Delighting in the Achievements of African Americans" celebration on Monday, February 11 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in Blades Auditorium.

U.D. Student & Spoken Word Artist - A'tira Banks showcases at Isabella's

Nov 12, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Dubuque Area Writers Guild incites a revolution of voice and sound on November 14 showcasing Spoken Word Artist A'tira Banks. Over the last five years Banks, a sophomore at The University of Dubuque, has established herself as a Spoken Word Artist competing in midwestern and National Slam Poetry Competitions.

Facilities & Maintenance Building Access route

Nov 12, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Due to construction, the temporary front door to the Maintenance Building is located on the west side of the building.

University of Dubuque Choir and Jazz Ensemble to Tour Eastern Iowa

Nov 8, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Members of the University of Dubuque's Concert Choir and Jazz Ensemble will perform concerts in Anamosa, Maquoketa, DeWitt, and Dyersville on a one-day tour of Eastern Iowa, Tuesday, November 20.

UD Receives Funding for Women's Environmental Science Research Projects

Nov 7, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque recently received a $5,500 grant from The Monticello College Foundation (Godfrey, IL) to fund environmental science research experiences for women.

President's Message Upon the Death of Walter F. Peterson

Oct 23, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

It is with sadness and regret that I share with you that on Monday, October 23, Dr. Walter Fritiof Peterson, passed away at 87 years of age. Dr. Peterson was president of the University of Dubuque from 1970-1990; became the University's first and only Chancellor, 1990-2000, and was granted the titles of President Emeritus and Chancellor Emeritus upon his retirement.

George Will to Keynote Wendt Center for Character Education Fall Conference

Oct 17, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque's Wendt Center for Character Education will hold its third annual fall conference on Wednesday and Thursday, October 24-25, 2007. The theme of the 2007-08 conference is "The Content of our National Character: Ethics in Public Policy Making."

UD to Induct Five into Athletic Hall of Fame

Oct 11, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, October 27, the University of Dubuque will induct five individuals into the Athletic Hall of Fame - Tim Felderman (C'95), Roger Patton (C'57), David Sage (C'64), Edward T. Taber (C'25) (in memoriam), and June (Salow) Wooten (C'87) - as a part of the 2007 Homecoming Celebration. Awards will be presented during the Alumni/ae Dinner at the Grand River Center.