UD ROTC Commissions Cadets

May 7, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Three Army ROTC cadets will be commissioned as Second Lieutenants during a May 11, 2007 ceremony at the University of Dubuque. The ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the Charles and Romona Myers Center Auditorium, and will feature Lieutenant Colonel Todd M. Jacobus as the keynote speaker. The ROTC Eagle Detachment, headquartered at the University of Dubuque, is open to students from all three Dubuque institutions - UD, Loras, and Clarke - as well as the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

University of Dubuque Announces 2007 Commencement Ceremonies

May 7, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque will confer degrees on 200 undergraduate and 40 graduate students during its 155th College Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, May 12, beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Grand River Center in the Port of Dubuque.

John Deere Foundation Awards $100,000 for University Science Center

Apr 12, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The John Deere Foundation recently announced $100,000 in funding support for the newly renovated and expanded University Science Center.

University of Dubuque Celebrates the Arts

Apr 9, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque will host its third annual series of events titled The Character of Art; The Art of Character in a two-week celebration of the arts, April 10-25. This year's theme is "The Artist's Landscape." Artist Gui-Jie Zhang and poet Mary Swander will be on campus as part of this enjoyable and educational week of celebrating the relationship between art and character.

UD Students Explore the Art and Culture of Italy

Apr 9, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Forty-three UD students traveled for 9 days in Italy as part of this year's Art and Culture of Italy study tour. The tour, which took place March 1-9, marks the 20th international studies trip for the University of Dubuque since 2000.

Hansen Receives $40,000 Grant from The Louisville Institute

Mar 20, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Gary Neal Hansen, assistant professor of church history at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS), has received a $40,000 grant from The Louisville Institute's Christian Faith and Life Grant Program. The funding will support a project titled "Doing the Work of God: Historical Models of Christian Prayer."

UD Receives Annual Fund Matching Gift Challenge

Mar 20, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque has received a matching gift challenge from Trustee Jean Donnell Parker. To boost the University of Dubuque Annual Mission & Vision Fund, the Jean Parker Matching Gift Challenge will be used to encourage participation and increase giving to the Annual Mission & Vision Fund.

University of Dubuque Theological Seminary Announces Distance Master of Divinity Degree

Feb 19, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS) has been approved by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) to provide a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree with courses offered primarily via the Internet. Applications are now being accepted for this new program, with classes beginning in August 2007.

WEATHER DELAY: UD is Closed Tuesday, February 13

Feb 12, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Due to inclement winter weather conditions, University of Dubuque campus offices are closed on Tuesday, February 13, 2007. Classes and activities are cancelled.

UD Receives Funding for Women's Environmental Science Research Projects

Jan 18, 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.

UD to Display Don Berry Photographs

Jan 12, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University's Charles C. Myers Library will host an exhibit of photographs taken by the late Don Berry, a prominent Iowa photographer. The exhibit will run from January 16 through February 28, 2007 and is available for viewing during regular library hours*. The exhibit is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

University of Dubuque Recognizes Years of Service

Jan 12, 2007 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Recently, the University of Dubuque awarded twenty-four employees for their years of service to the University. In an annual University-wide recognition program, including a holiday dinner and musical arts and reader's theatre talent from the University family, the following individuals were honored:

UD Receives $22 Million Gift for Recreation and Wellness Center

Oct 27, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Today, President Jeffrey F. Bullock announced a $22 million gift to the University from Joseph (C'68) and Linda Chlapaty. The gift will underwrite the construction of the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center as well as support renovations to Stoltz Sports Center.

University Receives Scholarship Grant from the Bechtel Trust

Oct 25, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

For the second 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.

University of Dubuque Celebrates Homecoming 2006

Oct 16, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque alumni/ae will return to campus for the University's 155th Homecoming celebration, October 25 - 29, 2006. Welcome Home is the theme for this year's gathering of alumni/ae and families.

University of Dubuque Dedicates Charles and Romona Myers Center

Oct 16, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday morning, October 28, the University of Dubuque will officially dedicate the new Charles and Romona Myers Center. The ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. in Steffens Hall of Myers Center. A reception and tours of the building will follow.

Wendt Center for Character Education 2006 Fall Conference Schedule

Oct 13, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

For a complete listing of all conference events, panels, and locations, please click here.

UD Receives Grant for Soybean Research

Aug 22, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque recently received a $3,900 grant from the Iowa Science Foundation (ISF) (under the auspices of the Iowa Academy of Science) to pilot the research project, "Metal Complexation with Soybean Induced Ligands: Scientific Approaches for Potential Application to Metal Contaminated Soil Remediation."

UD Launches Community Partnership Campaign

Aug 22, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque kicked off its Dubuque Community Partnership Campaign on Thursday, August 3 with a reception for volunteers hosted by University President Jeffrey F. Bullock. The annual fundraising campaign is conducted by over 50 community leaders serving as volunteers. The Dubuque Community Partnership Campaign creates opportunities for area businesses and members of the community to become Partners in Education by establishing scholarships in their name. Scholarships received during this campaign will provide much needed funding for University of Dubuque students.

University Receives Matching Funding for $400,000 Biotechnology Research Project

Aug 17, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque recently received notification that a grant proposal titled, "Biotechnology Research for Vaccine Production and the Control of Bacterial Infections," has been funded by the Grow Iowa Values Fund. The total project cost is $400,000 and is a joint venture between the State of Iowa Economic Development Fund, administered by the State Board of Regents, and the University of Dubuque- each of whom will invest $200,000. The Principal Investigator is Dr. Richard E. Cowart, professor of biological sciences and head of the department of natural and applied sciences. Working with Dr. Cowart is Dr. Joseph DeParasis, research scientist and a molecular microbiologist at the University of Dubuque.