UD Seminary Receives $100,000 Grant for Native American Lay Pastors Program

Jan 18, 2005 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary has recently received a four-year grant of $100,000 from The Henry Luce Foundation to start a pilot program for Native American commissioned lay pastors (CLP).

University of Dubuque Receives Three Grants for Upcoming Humanities and Arts Events

Jan 14, 2005 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque has recently received three grants totaling $7,000 from the Iowa College Foundation, Iowa Arts Council, and Humanities Iowa to fund humanities and arts events to take place April 3-8, 2005. The Carnegie-Stout Public Library will co-host some of these events.

University to Build a Teaching and Administrative Center

Dec 9, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

President Jeffrey F. Bullock announced today a gift of $8 million from Charles and Romona Myers. The gift will be used for the construction of a Teaching and Administrative Center - a 40,000 square foot facility. Construction is scheduled to begin in June 2005, with an expected completion date of July 2006.

Goldthorp Science Hall Renovation and Addition to Begin in May 2005

Dec 1, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

President Jeffrey F. Bullock announced today plans for the renovation of and the construction of an addition to Goldthorp Hall, the University's science center. New construction will begin in May 2005, with a projected completion date of May 2006, at which time renovation of the existing building will begin with an expected completion date of December 2006. Estimated cost of the project is $15 million.

UD Names South Campus Facilities

Oct 12, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, October 9, the University of Dubuque dedicated its South Campus. The ceremony took place at 10:00 a.m. on the football practice field overlooking University Park Village, as a part of the University's 2004 Homecoming activities.

Dubuque Native to Present Alaska, Everest, and Beyond

Oct 7, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Thursday, October 21, Dubuque native, Troy Henkels, will showcase his experiences in living life to the extreme from Alaska, to Everest, and beyond. The lecture and slide presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Hadley Auditorium, Dunlap Technology Center on the University of Dubuque campus.

UD to Host Author of May I Kiss You?

Oct 1, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque will host author and speaker Mike Domitrz on Monday, October 11. The event is a part of the UD Wellness Program for students, faculty and staff. The event is funded by a NCAA grant designed to help campuses bring in speakers to educate students in handling difficult issues. The program will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, beginning at 7:00 p.m., and is free and open to the public.

UD Dedicates South Campus

Oct 1, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, October 9, the University of Dubuque will dedicate its South Campus. The ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. on the football practice field overlooking University Park Village, as a part of the University's 2004 Homecoming activities.

UD Rocks the Vote with MTV and Syrus

Oct 1, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Tuesday, October 19, 2004 the University of Dubuque's Student Government Association will host MTV's Rock the Vote - a non-profit, non-partisan organization that engages youth in the political process by incorporating the entertainment community and young adult culture into its activities. The event will take place in the McCormick Gymnasium on campus. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the event begins at 7:00 p.m. Voter registration will be held before and after the event.

University of Dubuque Honors Alumni/ae

Sep 30, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Saturday, October 9, 2004 the University of Dubuque will honor five outstanding alumni/ae- Aaron Williams (C'99), Mary Usui Toma (C'49), Robert Van Iten (C'59), Bill Peck (C'60), and Alvin Straatmeyer (C'54)- as a part of the 2004 Homecoming Celebration.

University of Dubuque Celebrates Homecoming 2004

Sep 29, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque alumni will return to campus for the University 153rd Homecoming celebration, October 7 - 9. Remember When... is the theme for this year's gathering of alumni/ae and families. Highlights of the weekend's activities include:

University of Dubuque's Charles C. Myers Library Featured in the 2004 American School & University Educational Interiors Showcase

Sep 17, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque announces American School & University magazine's publication of the 2004 Educational Interiors Showcase. An annual issue honoring educational interior design excellence, University of Dubuque, Charles C. Myers Library, Dubuque, IA is among 99 projects profiled in this August, 2004 edition of AS&U. UD's entry was submitted by Straka Johnson Architects of Dubuque, Iowa.

UD Achieves Record Enrollment

Sep 16, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

As students converged on campus for New Student Orientation, August 19-22, it became clear - without even looking at the official numbers - that enrollment was at an all-time high. During those four days, a record number of students moved into their residence halls, registered for classes, and participated in the many co-curricular and curricular activities designed to make their transition to college life a bit easier.

UD to Open New Academic Year

Sep 16, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The 153rd Opening Convocation of the University of Dubuque will begin at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 21, in Westminster Presbyterian Church. Dr. Calvin DeWitt, professor of environmental studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and director of the Au Sable Institute, will deliver the address.

University of Dubuque Theological Seminary Professor's Book Receives Award

Sep 3, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque Theological Seminary professor, Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner has had her book The Spirit of Adoption: At Home in God's Family(Westminster/John Knox Press, 2003), selected by The Academy of Parish Clergy as one of the top ten books for parish ministry published in 2003.

UD Professor Selected for National Study

Sep 3, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Paul Jeffries, associate professor of philosophy and religion, is one of fifty college-level instructors across the country selected to participate in a national study conducted by the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion and the University of Notre Dame in the 2004-2005 academic year.

University of Dubuque Receives Three Grants

Aug 18, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque has received three grants totaling $6,000 to support important University endeavors.

University Receives Valparaiso Grant

Aug 12, 2004 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque recently received a $10,000 grant from the Valparaiso Project on the Education and Formation of People in Faith for a proposal developed by Paul Jeffries, associate professor of philosophy and religion. This "Practicing our Faith" grant will focus on UD students enrolled in the 3/3 Program (for non-traditional, second-career students pursuing their undergraduate studies as well as master of divinity degree in a six-year time frame.)