Grand Opening Scheduled for UD’s New Heritage Center

Apr 29, 2013

The Grand Opening of Heritage Center – the University of Dubuque’s new fine, performing arts, worship and campus center – will take place Saturday, May 11, and will feature a pioneering joint performance by musicians from the Columbus Symphony Orchestra from Columbus, Ohio, and the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra featuring internationally renowned violinist, Gil Shaham. Marian Hoffman, Twin Cities vocal artist and University aluma, Class of 1955, will open the program with Irving Berlin’s classic, God Bless America.

Danna Sets Records in Split with Loras

Apr 30, 2013

The University of Dubuque Baseball team split the doubleheader against Loras College on Tuesday afternoon and wrapped up its four game series with an even 2-2 record. The Spartans and Duhawks also split on April 16th. UD won the opener 1-0 before falling in the second game, 8-5. Dubuque is now 10-22 overall and 8-16 in the Iowa Conference. The Spartans are one game out of the sixth and final spot in the upcoming IIAC Tournament.

UD Social Justice Class to Hold Debate

May 2, 2013

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., the University of Dubuque Social Justice honors class will hold a debate in Blades Chapel. The intent of the debate is to provide illumination on two controversial topics. Students will engage in parliamentary style debating which involves alternating rounds and audience participation. The pubic is encouraged to attend this open event.

UD Softball Ranked in NCAA Regional Poll

May 3, 2013

The University of Dubuque Softball team made school history by making its first ever appearance in the NCAA Division III Midwest Regional Softball Rankings. The Spartans are #8 in the May 2nd Midwest Region Rankings. UD is 15-17 overall, 12-13 in region and 7-7 in the Iowa Conference.

Alumni Makes $10 Million Gift to University of Dubuque

May 9, 2013

President Jeffrey F. Bullock today announced a $10 million gift to the University of Dubuque. The multi-million dollar estate gift, designated for student scholarships and the endowment of Heritage Center was made by a university alumni couple who prefer to remain anonymous.

2013 Chlapaty Fellows Selected

May 9, 2013

Fourteen University of Dubuque students have been designated as Joseph and Linda Chlapaty Fellows for 2013. Selected by a faculty committee, the students will carry out their Fellowship projects the summer of 2013.

Opening Night at Heritage Center ~ Live Streaming Concert Link

May 11, 2013

Follow the link below to watch Opening Night at Heritage Center Symphony Concert via live video streaming: The concert begins at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, April 11.

University of Dubuque Inducts Two Members to Faculty Hall of Fame

May 29, 2013

The University of Dubuque inducted two new members into its Faculty Hall of Fame on Thursday, May 9, 2013. Paul Jensen, associate professor of philosophy and religion, was recognized with the John Knox Coit Prize, and Leicester Longden, associate professor of evangelism and discipleship, was recognized with the William L. Lomax Award.