University of Dubuque to Participate in New Study of College and University Policies

Mar 30, 2012 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

In collaboration with the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and the Center for Higher Education Research, Teaching, and Innovation (CHERTI) at Florida State University, the University of Dubuque will participate in a new study titled Linking Institutional Policies to Student Success (LIPSS).

David Kilgour to Speak at Wendt Center for Character Education Spring Lecture

Mar 28, 2012 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Nobel Peace Prize nominee (2010) and human rights activist David Kilgour will serve as the keynote speaker for the University of Dubuque Lester and Michael Lester Wendt Center for Character Education's sixth annual Wendt Lecture on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Stoltz Center.

Justice Advocate Gail Rice to Speak at University of Dubuque

Mar 27, 2012 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Thursday, March 29, the University of Dubuque's Justice League will sponsor lecturer Gail Rice to speak on her stance on restorative justice. The title of her presentation is A Murder Victim Family Member Discovers Restorative Justice. The lecture will take place at 7:00 p.m. in Blades Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

University of Dubuque Receives President's Honor Roll Award for Service

Mar 19, 2012 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque has been named to the 2012 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

2012 Chlapaty Science Fellows Selected

Mar 7, 2012 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Eight University of Dubuque students from the Department of Natural and Applied Science (DNAS) have been designated as Joseph and Linda Chlapaty Science Fellows for 2012. Selected by a DNAS faculty committee, the students will carry out their Fellowship projects the summer of 2012.

UD Professor Named to Fulbright Specialists Roster

Feb 23, 2012 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Alan Garfield, associate professor and head of the Department of Computer Graphics and Interactive Media, has recently been selected as a Fulbright Specialists candidate.

UD Arts Department to Present The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later

Feb 21, 2012 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque Fine and Performing Arts Department and the UD Drama Club will present the Tectonic Theatre Project's The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later as its spring 2012 production. The show begins each evening March 1-3 at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall on the University of Dubuque campus.

Iowa Students Receive Free Assistance with Financial Aid for College

Feb 10, 2012 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, February 25, Iowa students and families will be able to receive free assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the federally required form for students who want financial aid for college. The event, sponsored by the Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) and hosted by the University of Dubuque, will be held in the Charles & Romona Myers Center on the University of Dubuque Campus. UD is one of 31 sites across Iowa to host this financial aid event.

UD Students Experience the World for J-Term

Feb 8, 2012 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

In the second year of the University of Dubuque's January Term (J-Term) calendar, 798 students participated in classes in an intensive three-week study session. Of those, 82 used the opportunity to travel - both domestically and internationally. Courses with a travel component included destinations such as the Bahamas, Belize, China, England, Key West, New York, and Sri Lanka.

UD Receives $5 Million Matching Gift Challenge

Dec 14, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University President Jeffrey F. Bullock announced today that the University of Dubuque has received a $5 million matching gift challenge from University Trustee John and Alice Butler. Matching gifts to the John and Alice Butler Matching Gift Challenge will establish a permanent endowment earmarked to support the programming and operations of the University's Performing Arts and Campus Center. The Center, currently under construction, is slated for completion in 2013. The John and Alice Butler Matching Gift Challenge is intended to encourage wider participation in this significant project and increase financial support for the arts on campus.

UD Mediation Team Nationally Ranked

Nov 21, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

During November 10-12, 2011, the University of Dubuque Mediation Team, coached by Professor Ben Bartels, competed in the National Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament. The team placed 9th in the nation, and three students received individual honors.

University of Dubuque Announces John R. Stewart Faculty Research Award

Nov 4, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque announces the establishment of the John R. Stewart Faculty Research Award. The award, named in honor of the University's former vice president of academic affairs, will encourage scholarship at the college level.

UD Receives Grant from Iowa Arts Council

Nov 4, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque has received a $1000 grant, provided, in part, by the Iowa Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts, to fund the University's Poet-in-Residence Fall Reading Series.

UD Announces $6 Million Investment in Academic Programs

Oct 21, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University President Jeffrey F. Bullock today announced the distribution of a major investment in academic programs by University Board Chair Joseph and Linda Chlapaty. Over $6 million in funding, a gift from the Chlapatys, will be used to support the establishment of endowed academic chairs for the undergraduate college in chemistry, mathematics, economics, and for the seminary in church renewal. A summer research fellowship in science and mathematics has also been created in the undergraduate college.

UD Slates Fall Theatre Production

Oct 21, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque Fine and Performing Arts Department and the UD Drama Club will present Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's Little Shop of Horrors as its fall 2011 production. The show begins each evening October 27-29 at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall on the University of Dubuque campus.

Barland to Present Faculty Recital at St. Luke's United Methodist Church

Oct 14, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Wednesday, October 19, the University of Dubuque will present a faculty recital featuring Charles Barland, organ, and the University of Dubuque Concert Choir. The recital will be held at 8:00 p.m. at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 1199 Main Street, Dubuque. The performance is free and open to the public.

UD to Induct Four into Athletic Hall of Fame

Oct 4, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque is pleased to induct four individuals into the Athletic Hall of Fame: Damon Rogers (C'91), Steve Nash (C'71), David Bacon (C'67), and Dana (Kester) Harrold (C'04). Awards will be presented during the Alumni/ae Dinner on Saturday, October 10, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center as a part of the 2011 Homecoming Celebration.

University of Dubuque Honors Alumni/ae

Oct 4, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, October 8, 2011 the University of Dubuque is privileged to honor four outstanding alumni/ae: Jane Malone-George (C'51), Marian (Sessler) Hoffman (C'55), Javaune Adams-Gaston (C'78), and Richard "Skip" Shaffer (S'88, DMin '01) as a part of the 2011 Homecoming Celebration. Awards will be presented during the Alumni/ae Reception and Banquet beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center.

University of Dubuque Celebrates Homecoming 2011

Oct 3, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque alumni/ae will return to campus for the University's 158th Homecoming Celebration, October 4 - 9, 2011. Spartan Nation is the theme for this year's gathering of alumni/ae and families.

UD Opening Convocation Marks 159th Year

Sep 12, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The 159th Opening Convocation of the University of Dubuque will begin at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 20, in Westminster Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Saleem Ghubril (S'91), executive director of The Pittsburgh Promise and co-pastor of Mosaic Community Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will deliver the convocation address titled "What Am I to You?"