Three Long-Time Members of UD Faculty to Retire

May 11, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

With the close of the 2010 academic year, three long-time members of the University of Dubuque faculty will end the formal teaching portion of their academic careers.

Breitbach Family Graduates Fifth Student from University of Dubuque

May 6, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, May 8, during the University of Dubuque's 158th Commencement Ceremony, Michael Breitbach - the fifth son of Michael and Cindy Breitbach of Balltown, Iowa to attend UD will carry on a family legacy and graduate from the University.

Ward Appointed Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College

May 4, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

President Jeffrey F. Bullock today announced the appointment of Mark Ward, associate provost of Trinity Christian College (TCC), as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College at the University of Dubuque. Ward will begin service at the University mid-summer, 2010; he succeeds John R. Stewart who retires on June 1, 2010.

University to Award Three Posthumous Degrees at 2010 Commencement Ceremony

Apr 29, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque will award baccalaureate degrees posthumously to three students who died during their student years at UD and who would have graduated with the Class of 2010 on May 8.

CGIM Students Develop Educational Gaming Opportunities

Apr 29, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

It's not all fun and games for students in the University of Dubuque's Computer Graphics and Interactive Media Department... or is it? Students enrolled in Serious Game Development are working to develop educational games that will aid children with disabilities.

UD Bestows Honors

Apr 23, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Yesterday, the University of Dubuque bestowed high student, faculty, and staff honors upon four individuals at the 2010 Honors Convocation at Westminster Presbyterian Church. The University Leadership Award , Student of the Year Award , Faculty of the Year Award , andStaff of the Year Award were announced at the conclusion of the ceremony.

University of Dubuque Choir to Tour Midwestern States and Gulf Coast

Apr 23, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Members of the University of Dubuque's Concert Choir will perform concerts in six U.S. states - Iowa, Illinois, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, and Kansas on an 11-day tour, beginning Monday, May 10.

University of Dubuque Students Look to Raise Awareness, Funds

Apr 7, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On April 9, 2010, resident assistants at the University of Dubuque will hold a Box City event on the campus Quad in an effort to raise awareness about homelessness in the City of Dubuque and raise funds for the newest homeless shelter in the city, Josiah House.

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

Apr 1, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque has been named to the 2009 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.

UD to Hold Relationship Abuse Forum

Apr 1, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Thursday, April 29, the University of Dubuque will present Educate. Empower. End It. , an educational forum on relationship abuse. The forum will be held from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the Stoltz Sports Center, and will begin with an informational presentation followed by a professional panel discussion. The forum, sponsored by the Office of Counseling and Life Services, is free and open to the public.

University of Dubuque Celebrates the Arts

Mar 29, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque Arts Celebration Committee is proud to announce the sixth annual spring arts series of events in a month-long celebration of the arts, March 31 - May 5. This year's theme is Life In Art . Featured guests, Michael Perry, humorist and author, and Antonio Sacre, performer, storyteller, and author, will deliver readings and lectures as part of this enjoyable and educational celebration of the art we find in everyday life. This year's events highlight our students and faculty, featuring our actors, artists, writers, singers, musicians.

UD to Host NASA Education Days

Mar 23, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Tuesday, March 30 and Wednesday, March 31, the University of Dubuque Department of Education will host NASA Education Days. The two-day workshop will feature a variety of training sessions by NASA Aerospace Education Specialist John Weis.

UD Alumnus Receives Award

Mar 22, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque alumnus Amery McIntosh (C'05, MBA'07) has been honored with the State of Texas Alternative Certification Association's (TACA) New Teacher of the Year Award. In addition, he has been nominated for the National Association of Alternative Certification new Teacher of the Year award and will represent the State of Texas in the competition. The award honors interns for their passion, communication, and excellence during their first year of teaching.

UD Receives Funding for Women's Science Research Projects

Mar 18, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque recently received a $6,600 grant from The Monticello College Foundation (Godfrey, IL) to fund science research experiences for women.

Parker J. Palmer to Speak at Wendt Center for Character Education Spring Lecture

Mar 18, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Writer, speaker, and activist Parker J. Palmer will serve as the keynote speaker for the University of Dubuque Lester and Michael Lester Wendt Center for Character Education's fifth annual Wendt Lecture on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. in the McCormick Gymnasium. A book signing will follow his remarks.

UD Hosts Panel Discussion on Martin Luther King Jr.

Feb 17, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque's will present a viewing of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech, followed by a panel discussion, on Thursday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m. in Dunlap Technology Center's Hadley Auditorium on the UD campus. The event is free and open to the public.

University of Dubuque Ranks Third in State for Fundraising Results

Feb 15, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The Council for Aid to Education (CAE) announced this week that the University of Dubuque has ranked third among colleges in the State of Iowa for the highest fundraising totals for 2009.