University of Dubuque Theological Seminary Announces New/Transformed Degree Programs

Nov 19, 2015 | Kristi Lynch

The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS) is excited to announce new and transformed degree programs designed to meet the new missional challenges and leadership needs of Christianity in North America.

2015 Woods Lectures

Oct 12, 2015 | UD News

November 3-4, 2015 “Learning and Teaching Pastoral Imagination” Dr. Christian Scharen, Auburn Theological Seminary

Excellence in Teaching Award

May 26, 2015 | UD News

Dr. Huizenga was honored with the William L. Lomax Award for Excellence in Teaching and Advising and was inducted into the Faculty Hall of Fame at the Faculty Awards Banquet on April 30, 2015.

Chris James of UDTS on NPR

Apr 10, 2015 | UD News

Chris James, Instructor of Evangelism and Missional Christianity, represents the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary on National Public Radio (NPR) discussing "What's the Future of Religion?"

Spring Renewal 2015

Feb 25, 2015 | UD News

April 7-9, 2015 | Dr. Joseph Small, Dr. Luke Powery, & The Annie Moses Band Concert

UD To Offer New Entirely Online Master’s Program

Feb 26, 2015 | UD News

Mark Ward, vice president for academic affairs at the University of Dubuque, announced today that the University will launch its first entirely online master’s program, the Master of Arts in Christian Leadership, beginning fall semester, 2015. The program – a fully-accredited 30-credit degree, which can be earned in one year – will root students in knowledge of the Christian Scriptures and the Church’s theological tradition, and will equip women and men for missional service and leadership in their chosen vocations. The degree program draws on the strengths of faculty from the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary and the Department of Religion, Philosophy, and History of the undergraduate college.

University of Dubuque Theological Seminary Announces New Faculty Appointment and Promotions

Feb 9, 2015 | UD News

Dr. Bradley Longfield, dean of the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS), announced the appointment of Christopher James as instructor of evangelism and missional Christianity and the promotions of Susan Forshey to assistant professor of discipleship and spiritual formation and Matthew Schlimm to associate professor of Old Testament.

Prayer for Pastors: A Retreat for Spiritual Renewal and Reflection

Jan 12, 2015 | UD News

Cedarkirk Camp and Conference Center - Lithia, FL March 13-15, 2015 | This retreat will be led by Dr. Gary Neal Hansen, associate professor of church history, and Dr. Beth McCaw, pastor to students, at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary. You are invited to a journey of renewal and reflection based on the historic models of Christian prayer featured in Dr. Hansen’s celebrated book Kneeling With Giants: Learning to Pray with History’s Best Teachers.

Seminary distance learning students on campus

Jan 5, 2015 | UD News

Students from all across the country are meeting at the seminary for their two-week intensive as part of their degree-seeking program. Students are braving the bitter cold as they participate in classes and prayer and enjoy being with each other again.

University of Dubuque Achieving the Dream Campaign Surpasses Goal

Oct 9, 2014 | UD News

University President Jeffrey F. Bullock today announced that the University of Dubuque has crossed the $100 million dollar mark in the Achieving the Dream campaign, which began on January 1, 2009. The campaign, scheduled to end December 31, 2015, has achieved its goal fifteen months ahead of schedule.

ATS Accreditation Visit

Nov 3, 2014 | UDTS News

The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary will be undergoing an accreditation review from the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools, November 17-21, 2014. The Commission invites third-party comments in writing to the school and/or to the commission concerning the institution’s qualifications for accreditation.

Folk Singer Carrie Newcomer Takes Center Stage at UD’s Heritage Center

Nov 3, 2014 | UD News

Heritage Center, the University of Dubuque’s performing arts, worship, and campus center, will host folk singer/songwriter-guitarist Carrie Newcomer on Friday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m. Carrie marks her UD debut with piano accompaniment by Gary Walters, and a special guest appearance by the UD Gospel Choir. The performance is part of a week-long artist residency at UD for the performer, during which she will participate in worship services, hold public workshops, and work with student writers, actors, and musicians.

Veterans Memorial Training Center

Nov 10, 2014 | UD News

A Service of Dedication for the new Veterans Memorial Training Center was held on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 11:00 am at the new facility. The Veteran’s Day speaker was Colonel Robert Stavnes, Senior Army Advisor, Division West, First United States Army.

University Worship Service and Tree Lighting

Dec 2, 2014 | UD News

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 4:00PM Blades Hall Chapel, University of Dubuque Questions? Contact Jim Gunn at

Christmas at Heritage Center

Dec 2, 2014 | UD News

Join us on Friday, December 5, 2014 as the University of Dubuque Fine and Performing Arts Department celebrates the birth of Christ through this dynamic concert production featuring choral, instrumental, and dance performances. This artistic gift to the community offers admission for all, and promises to bring renewed spiritual meaning to the Christmas season.

News Tip - St. Baldrick's Event

Apr 11, 2013 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity that raises funds for childhood cancer research. UD faculty and students will participate in this St. Baldrick's event by shaving their heads and donating funds toward this worth cause. The event gives hope to infants, children, teens, and young adults who are fighting childhood cancers.

UD to Host First Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

Apr 9, 2013 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Thursday, April 18, the University of Dubuque will host Apex: The First Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity. The event will be held in the University Science Center's Atrium and Zucker Auditorium, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.

University of Dubuque Fine and Performing Arts Department Announces Spring Choir Concerts

Apr 9, 2013 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque Fine And Performing Arts Department will present three spring concerts by the University's Concert Choir and Chamber Singers over the weekend of April 19, 2013. The Concert Choir will perform on Friday, April 19 and the Chamber Singers on Saturday, April 20 in Blades Chapel on the University of Dubuque Campus; both concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. The Concert Choir will perform an encore concert on Sunday, April 21 at Queen of the Rosary Chapel, 282 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI at 3:00 p.m.

University of Dubuque Music Faculty Member, Dr. Charles Barland, Invited to Perform Organ Recitals in Europe and U.S.

Apr 9, 2013 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque music professor and University Organist, Dr. Charles Barland, is currently engaged in a year of performances that span from California to the United Kingdom. A member of the University of Dubuque's faculty since 2002, Dr. Barland was recently invited to perform solo organ recitals in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Iowa, and California.

Teacher Education Program Receives Continued Accreditation

Apr 3, 2013 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque Teacher Education Program has received formal approval of continued accreditation by the Iowa Board of Education. The board made the approval at their March 28, 2013 meeting in Des Moines.