IIAC Tourney Champions, Spartans Make NCAA Tournament Field

Feb 23, 2013

The University of Dubuque men's basketball captured it's first Iowa Conference Tournament Championship on Sunday, Feb. 24 in front of the largest crowd the Spartans have played in front of in Stoltz Sports Center since it's renovation. UD trailed by six points to the Wartburg College Knights in the opening half 27-33. The Spartans turned the scoring on and out scored the Knights in the second half 46-27 to capture the contest 73-60.

Whiting Sets Scoring Mark in Championship Game Loss

Feb 24, 2013

The University of Dubuque Women’s Basketball teams run towards an Iowa Conference Tournament Championship came to an end on Sunday night with a 79-68 loss at #12 Simpson College (25-2). Senior Mollie Whiting set school records for points in a season (667) and points in a career (1737). As a team, UD also set a new school record with 340 steals. UD finishes the 2012-13 season with a 20-8 record.

Spartans Headed to UW-Whitewater for NCAA DIII Championships

Feb 27, 2013

The University of Dubuque Men’s Basketball team is headed to UW-Whitewater for a first round match-up with the defending NCAA Division III Champion Warhawks on Saturday, March 2nd. Game time is 3:00 pm. The Spartans earned a spot in the NCAA Championships by winning the Iowa Conference Tournament.

Trio of Spartans Named All-Iowa Conference

Feb 27, 2013

The Spartans landed three student-athletes on the 2013 All-Iowa Conference teams. Chris Frazier was named First Team while Mitch Michaelis and Andre Norris made the Second Team.

Whiting Named First Team All-IIAC

Feb 27, 2013

University of Dubuque senior Mollie Whiting was named First Team All-Iowa Conference. Meggie Schmidt was recognized as Honorable Mention.

Spartans Qualify Five for DIII Championships

Mar 2, 2013

The University of Dubuque Wrestling team will be well represented at the NCAA Division III National Championships with five Spartans qualifying with top three finishes at the Central Region Championships. UD placed third overall with 110.5 team points. The NCAA DIII Championships will take place March 15-16 in Cedar Rapids at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena.

Spartans Season Ends in NCAA Tournament

Mar 2, 2013

The University of Dubuque men's basketball season came to an abrupt end on Saturday against the returning NCAA Division III Champions of UW-Whitewater. Despite the 58-42 loss, the Spartans finish the season with a school record 22 wins!

Honors Continue for Whiting

Mar 15, 2013

University of Dubuque Women’s Basketball student-athlete Mollie Whiting earned First Team D3hoops.com All-West Region. In addition, Whiting was named Honorable Mention All-American by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association and D3hoops.com. Whiting leads Division III with 262 field goals made and 667 points scored.

NWCA Division III Scholar All-Americans

Mar 18, 2013

The NCAA Division III National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) is pleased to announce their 2012-13 Scholar All-American Team. The Spartans earned two Scholar All-Americans who have earned the prestigious honor: Derek Mizaur (Jr., Sherrad, Ill./Sherrard HS) and teammate Chris Sokol (Sr., Lodi, Wis./Lodi HS).

Almost Free: African Americans in Dubuque 1830-1900

Mar 22, 2013

On Thursday, April 4, the University of Dubuque welcomes Dr. David Brodnax, Sr., who will deliver a lecture titled Almost Free: African Americans in Dubuque, 1830-1900. The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Charles and Romona Myers Center Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

Renowned Speaker on Human Trafficking to Present at the University of Dubuque

Mar 22, 2013

On Thursday, April 4, Jesse Bach, executive director of The Imagine Foundation, will speak on the topic of human rights violations, and how this modern-day slavery can be stopped. His lecture will begin at 6:00 p.m. in Blades Chapel on the University of Dubuque campus.

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

Mar 22, 2013

The University of Dubuque has been named to the 2013 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.

Spartans Host Duhawks in Strike Out Cancer Game

Mar 27, 2013

The University of Dubuque and Loras College Softball teams will join the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) and the American Cancer Society in the effort to StrikeOut Cancer on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Chlapaty Outdoor Sports Complex on the campus of the University of Dubuque. Game time is 3:00 pm.

Spartans Sweep Duhawks

Apr 3, 2013

The University of Dubuque softball team accomplished what hasn't been done since 1998, a sweep of across town rival the Loras Duhawks. The Spartans won Game 1, 6-3 and took Game 2 in 5-Innings by the score of 11-2.

UD to Host First Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

Apr 16, 2013

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

Apr 16, 2013

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 16, 2013

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.

UD Slates Inaugural Exhibit for Heritage Center's Bisignano Art Gallery

Apr 16, 2013

With the opening of the University of Dubuque's new Heritage Center comes the campus' first dedicated gallery space, the Charles and Elizabeth Bisignano Art Gallery. The gallery's inaugural exhibit, opening April 15, 2013, will feature Mauricio Lasansky's Great Thinker Series.

UD Fine and Performing Arts Department to Present A Midsummer Night's Dream

Apr 16, 2013

The University of Dubuque Fine and Performing Arts Department and the UD Drama Club proudly present William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The show begins each evening April 25, 26, and 27 at 7:30 p.m., with matinee performances April 27 and 28 at 2:00 p.m. in the Babka Theatre in the University's new Heritage Center.

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

Apr 16, 2013

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.

In Memory of Richard H. Drummond

Apr 22, 2013

Track and Field Headed to Drake Relays

Apr 23, 2013

The University of Dubuque Track & Field program will be represented at the 2013 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee. On the women’s side, the 4x100 and 4x200 Relay teams will be completing. The Men’s 4x200 team will also be taking part in the 104th edition of America’s Athletic Classic. Nearly 8,000 track and field athletes will be competing in 111 events over the course of six days.

UD Bestows Honors

Apr 23, 2013

Today, the University of Dubuque bestowed high student, faculty, and staff honors upon four individuals and one student organization at the 2013 Honors Convocation at Heritage Center. The University Leadership Award, Student of the Year Award, Senior Academic Athletic Award, Student Organization of the Year Award, Faculty of the Year Award, and Staff of the Year Award, were announced at the conclusion of the ceremony.

University of Dubuque Theological Seminary Faculty Publish Five Books This Spring

Apr 25, 2013

Bradley Longfield, dean of the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS), recently announced the publication of five books this spring by members of the seminary faculty.

University of Dubuque Announces 2013 Commencement Ceremonies

Apr 29, 2013

The University of Dubuque today announced the calendar of events for its 161th Commencement for 450 undergraduate, graduate, and seminary students.