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.

UD Sociology Class Presents: UD's Hapa Project

Apr 23, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Professor Alice Oleson and students from the University's Sociology 311: Inequalities of Race, Class, and Gender will host an Art Opening and Reception for UD's Hapa Project on Wednesday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the Couchman Reading Room, Charles C. Myers Library, on the University campus. The exhibit will remain on display through May 11.

University of Dubuque Choir to Perform Spring Concerts

Apr 23, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Members of the University of Dubuque's Concert Choir will perform their spring concert at three venues - Blades Chapel, University of Dubuque on April 25 at 7:00 p.m.; Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1755 Delhi Street, Dubuque, on April 27 at 3:00 p.m.; and Monticello Berndes Center, 766 N. Maple, Monticello on May 4 at 7:00 p.m.

UD Presents Spanish Tinge

Apr 9, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque's Fine and Performing Arts Department will present Spanish Tinge - Jazz Standards Performed in Latin Styles featuring guest artist Eduardo "Lucho" Rey and the University of Dubuque Jazz Ensemble on Sunday, April 20 at 3:00 p.m. on Sylvia's Common Ground Patio, Myers Library* (on Grace Street between Algona and McCormick). 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.

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.

Valerian Three Irons to Speak

Mar 27, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque Education Department and Wendt Center for Character Education are pleased to sponsor speaker Valerian Three Irons on Tuesday, April 1, 2008 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in Hadley Auditorium in the Jackaline Baldwin Dunlap Technology Center.

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.

Severe Weather Presentation

Mar 27, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque will sponsor a Severe Weather awareness program, "Severe Weather and You... at Home, Work, and Play" on Tuesday, April 8, at 7:00 p.m. The program will be held in the Charles and Romona Myers Center (Auditorium, Room146) on the University campus.

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.

University Receives Scholarship Grant from the Bechtel Trust

Jan 16, 2008 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

For the third consecutive year, the University of Dubuque has received a $4,000 gift from the Bechtel Trusts & Foundation (Davenport, Iowa) to establish Harold R. Bechtel Scholarships for entering students from Scott County, Iowa. Funds will be awarded for the 2007-2008 academic year.

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.