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.

University of Dubuque Students Receive Aviation Scholarships

Mar 25, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque aviation students Amber Sulzner (Senior, Mechanicsville, IA) and Megan Bohn (sophomore, Port Edwards, WI) were named the recipients of two aviation scholarships during the 2010 Women in Aviation, International (WAI) Conference in Orlando, FL.

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.

University of Dubuque Student Receives Irish American Scholarship

Mar 18, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque sophomore Jasmyn Steele (Glendale Heights IL) has been awarded the Irish American Scholarship for 2010-2011 to study for one year at the University of Ulster's Magee campus in Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

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.

UD to Hold Annual Christmas on the Quad Celebration

Nov 30, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque will hold its annual Christmas on the Quad celebration on Wednesday, December 9, from 4:00 - 5:15 p.m. An encore celebration will be held on Friday, December 11, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Jazz Vocalist Kathy Kosins to Perform at UD

Oct 29, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque is excited to welcome Kathy Kosins, a critically acclaimed Jazz vocalist, as the Woodward Artist-In-Residence for the 2009 fall semester. She will perform a concert on Tuesday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Blades Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

University of Dubuque Science Program Receives $5000 Grant

Oct 29, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque's Department of Natural and Applied Sciences (DNAS) has received a $5000 grant from the Alliant Energy Foundation to support students' field research and transportation expenses.

Loras College and the University of Dubuque Donate Funds to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dubuque

Oct 19, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Building on a new tradition, the University of Dubuque and Loras College will donate the proceeds from gate receipts of their annual inner-city rivalry football game, which took place on Saturday, October 10, 2009.

UD Flight Team Hosts Region V Flight Competition

Oct 14, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque Aviation Department will host the National Intercollegiate Flying Association's Region V Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (NIFA SAFECON) from Thursday, October 15 through Saturday, October 17 at the Dubuque Regional Airport, with some of the ground events being held on campus.

UD Receives Grant from Dubuque Racing Association

Oct 13, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque has received a $10,000 grant from the Dubuque Racing Association to purchase a 2001 Chevy Tahoe for the Department of Natural and Applied Sciences (DNAS).

Architect Selection Narrowed for UD Fine and Performing Arts, Worship, and Campus Center

Oct 7, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Since the University's announcement in May 2009 of its plans to take the next steps in the development of a Fine and Performing Arts, Worship, and Campus Center, an architect selection process has been underway. The $40 million project ($30 million for construction and $10 million in endowment for programming and operations), will strengthen academic programs in Fine and Performing Arts, create a place in which students and faculty can gather as a community, and serve as a regional cultural center, becoming the heart of University life.

UD to Induct Two Individuals and Two Teams into Athletic Hall of Fame

Oct 1, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, October 18, 2009 the University of Dubuque will induct two individuals and two teams into the Athletic Hall of Fame: Scott Harris (C'84), Greta Pemsl (C'02), and the football teams from 1948 and 1979. Awards will be presented during the Alumni/ae Dinner at the Chlapaty Recreation & Wellness Center as a part of the 2009 Homecoming Celebration.