Carlson Named Director of Wendt Center for Character Education

Apr 12, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

President Jeffrey F. Bullock today announced the appointment of Dr. Paula Carlson as director of the Wendt Center for Character Education at the University of Dubuque. The Wendt Center guides all aspects of the Lester G. Wendt and Michael Lester Wendt Character Initiative. Carlson succeeds Dr. Carlyle Haaland, special assistant to the president, who served as interim director of the Wendt Character Initiative during the initial two years of the program.

University of Dubuque Celebrates the Arts

Apr 10, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque will host a series of events titled The Character of Art; The Art of Character in a week-long celebration of the arts, April 21-26. The University will host author Robin Hemley on campus as part of the inspiring and energetic celebration.

University of Dubuque Names New Dean of Student Life

Apr 4, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

President Jeffrey F. Bullock announces the appointment of Peter Gitau Ngatia as Dean of Student Life. Gitau will begin his service at the University in July 2006.

Faith & Arts in Culture Seminar

Mar 24, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuques second Faith & Arts in Culture Seminar (FACS) is scheduled for Wednesday, March 29 at 7:00 p.m. in the Couchman Reading Room, Charles C. Meyers Library. This event will feature artist Lyle Vander Broek who is also a New Testament professor at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS).

UD to Host Discussion on Racial Stereotyping

Mar 24, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Racial stereotyping has become a pressing matter within the Dubuque Community. On Friday, March 31, the University of Dubuque will host a discussion panel regarding this topic - Seeing Through Stereotypes, How Far has the Dream Come. The discussion will be held from from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Hadley Auditorium located in the Jackaline Baldwin Dunlap Technology Center.

University of Dubuque Kicks off Capital Campaign

Jan 31, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

This afternoon, the University of Dubuque will announce the largest capital campaign in its 154 year history -- forever better: Ensuring the Mission. The goal -- to raise $125 million dollars as part of a long-term plan to build a solid financial foundation for the University's future.The announcement will take place at 4:00 p.m. in Blades Hall.

UD Receives Grant from Dubuque Racing Association

Jan 18, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The Dubuque Racing Association awarded $16,172 to the University of Dubuque for the purchase of two custom glass display cases for the Charles C. Myers Library.

University Receives Scholarship Grant from the Bechtel Trust

Jan 3, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque recently received $4,000 from the Harold R. Bechtel Testamentary Charitable Trust (Davenport, Iowa) to establish Harold R. Bechtel Scholarships for entering students from Scott County, Iowa. Funds will be awarded for the 2006-2007 academic year.

UD and American Eagle Establish Bridge Program

Jan 3, 2006 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque and American Eagle, a subsidiary of American Airlines, have established a bridge (preferred hire) program for the University's aviation graduates.

University of Dubuque Receives $700,000 Congressional Earmark for Science Center

Dec 16, 2005 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque has received $700,000 in funding through U.S. Department of Energy funding legislation recently signed by President George W. Bush. The congressional earmark will be used to enhance the University's Science Center, which is currently undergoing expansion and renovation.

Coach Ken Carter to Speak at UD

Nov 9, 2005 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Ken Carter, coach, educator, author and the inspiration for the movie Coach Carter, released by Paramount Pictures last year, will speak at the University of Dubuque on Monday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m. in McCormick Gymnasium.

UD Flight Team Scores Second Place in Regional Competition

Nov 8, 2005 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque 2005 Competitive Flight Team placed second in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association's Region V Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (NIFA SAFECON) held recently at the University of Dubuque.

UD SIFE Team Presents Grant to Dubuque Area Business

Oct 20, 2005 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, October 29, members of the University of Dubuque Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Team will present a check funded by a Financial Literacy Grant to Dubuque business owner Angela Koppes Eck, proprietor of the interior design firm Inspirations. The check will be presented during halftime of the 1:00 p.m. Spartan football game at Chalmers Field.

UD Receives Grant for Mississippi River Research

Oct 18, 2005 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque recently received a $4,000 grant from the Iowa Science Foundation (ISF) (under the auspices of the Iowa Academy of Science) to pilot the research project, "Assessing Trace Metals Contamination in the Upper Mississippi River with a Bioindicator."

Wendt Center for Character Education to Hold Inaugural Fall Conference

Oct 12, 2005 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque's Wendt Center for Character Education will hold its inaugural fall conference to explore character formation and the good life on Thursday and Friday, October 27-28. The theme of the conference is "The Good Life: Reflection on Character Formation and the Christian Tradition."

UD to Induct Three Into Athletic Hall of Fame and One into Athletic Hall of Distinction

Oct 4, 2005 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Saturday, October 8, 2005 the University of Dubuque will induct three individuals into the Athletic Hall of Fame: Timothy Finn (C'82), Robert W. Raleigh III (C'94), and Darrel Rathje (C'62); and Warren Melchert (C'55) into the Athletic Hall of Distinction.

University of Dubuque Honors Alumni/ae

Sep 30, 2005 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Saturday, October 8, 2005 the University of Dubuque will honor five outstanding alumni/ae- Dan C. Frump (C'63), Douglas J. Horstmann (C'75), Dr. Susan H. Senft (C'75), and Dr. Wilfred G. Sawyier (C'45) - as a part of the 2005 Homecoming Celebration.

University of Dubuque Celebrates Homecoming 2005

Sep 30, 2005 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque alumni/ae will return to campus for the University 154th Homecoming celebration, October 7- 9. Moments to Remember is the theme for this year's gathering of alumni/ae and families.

UD to Open New Academic Year, Break Ground for New Facility

Sep 1, 2005 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The 153rd Opening Convocation of the University of Dubuque will begin at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 7, in Westminster Presbyterian Church. Groundbreaking for the Myers Teaching and Administrative Center will be a part of this service, with a procession to the construction site.

University of Dubuque Receives Iowa College Foundation Awards

Aug 31, 2005 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The Iowa College Foundation recently announced the award recipients of faculty and student/faculty research projects. The University of Dubuque received awards through the foundation's Library Challenge Program and Faculty Development Integration Program, as well as awards given in combination with the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust and the R.J. McElroy Trust. The six ICF awards totaled more than $14,000.