UD to Host Streamlines Conference

Oct 21, 2013

On Saturday, November 9, The University of Dubuque will host the sixth annual Streamlines: An Undergraduate Conference Celebrating Language, Literature, and Writing. The event will be held in the new Heritage Center on the University of Dubuque campus. Iowa’s Poet Laureate, Mary Swander, will deliver this year’s keynote address, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Butler Hall. The keynote address will be free and open to the public for the first time in Streamlines history.

UD DNAS Department to Present Seminar

Oct 22, 2013

UD DNAS Department Seminar Series Presents: “A Tale of Cold Blood: Changes in the Clotting Properties of Blood in Hibernating Amphibians and Reptiles”


UD DNAS Department to Present Seminar

Oct 22, 2013

UD DNAS Department Seminar Series Presents: “A Tale of Cold Blood: Changes in the Clotting Properties of Blood in Hibernating Amphibians and Reptiles”


Spartans Shutout Carthage

Oct 22, 2013

The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team came out on top in a match-up of regionally ranked teams on Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans 1-0 win against Carthage College set a school record for home wins in a single season with eight victories. UD finished with a 22-14 advantage in shots.

Spartans Win at Home

Oct 22, 2013

The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team bounced back after a tough loss on Saturday against #14 Wartburg with a 2-1 victory over North Central College (6-6-3). The Spartans victory against NCC came as a result of two second half goals and numerous spectacular stops by the Dubuque defense.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Executive, William Testa, to Speak at UD

Oct 22, 2013

On Wednesday, November 6, the University of Dubuque will host Dr. William Testa of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for a public lecture titled The Midwest Economy: Past and Future. Testa’s presentation will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Charles and Romona Myers Center Auditorium (Room 146), and is free and open to the public.

UD Wrestling Ranked 25th in NWCA Coaches Poll

Oct 24, 2013

The University of Dubuque Wrestling team is ranked 25th in the NWCA Preseason D-III Poll. The Spartans are coming off a 2012-13 season in which they finished with a 10-8 overall record and tied for third place in the IIAC at 4-3. UD returns three National Qualifiers and four All-Iowa Conference honorees.

Spartans Score Six Goals on Senior Day

Oct 26, 2013

The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team left little doubt that they would be celebrating a victory on Senior Day. The Spartans came away with a 6-0 victory over Buena Vista on Saturday afternoon at Oyen Field. UD held a 33-3 advantage in shots for the game including a 19-1 lead in the first period.

Spartans Suffer First IIAC Loss 15-22

Oct 26, 2013

The University of Dubuque Spartans were looking to remain unbeaten in Iowa Conference play on Saturday, but the visiting Wartburg College Knights scored on a 17 yard pass play with :35 seconds left of the game to take the lead and the victory by a 22-15 score.

Winkler with Hat Trick in Senior Day Win

Oct 26, 2013

The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team continued its strong finish to the 2013 regular season with a 4-0 victory against Buena Vista. The Spartans have won four of their last five games while outscoring their opponents 10-4 in those games. Senior Cory Winkler scored three goals on Senior Day.

Graefen Named Iowa Conference Performer of the Week

Oct 29, 2013

University of Dubuque junior Kelsey Graefen (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield Central) was named IIAC Women’s Soccer (Defensive) Performer of the Week. Graefen scored the game winning goal on a header against Carthage. The Spartans did not allow a goal last week.

Spartans Finish Regular Season at 14-4

Oct 29, 2013

The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team wrapped up the regular season with a 1-0 win against Simpson on Tuesday afternoon. The victory was the fourth straight for the Spartans. Alexandra Watkins game winning goal was the 12th of her career, tying a school record. Dubuque finished the regular season with a 14-4-0 record and tied for second place in the Iowa Conference at 5-2.

Spartans Ready for IIAC Tournament

Oct 29, 2013

The University of Dubuque Men’s Soccer team will be forced to make a return trip to Simpson after losing 3-0 on Tuesday night. The loss makes the Spartans the five seed in the upcoming Iowa Conference Tournament and will face the fourth seeded Storm. UD finished the regular season with a 6-10-1 overall record and 3-4 in the Iowa Conference.

Spartans Earn #5 Seed in IIAC Tourney

Oct 30, 2013

The University of Dubuque volleyball team overcame a pressure situation on Wednesday night. The Spartans captured set one 25-19 before losing the following two matches (21-25, 22-25). Facing a near end of their conference season, the Spartans responded by taking the fourth set 25-21 and carrying the momentum into the fifth set where they captured the match and the set with a 15-13 score.

UD Fall Theatre Production Focuses on Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Nov 1, 2013

The University of Dubuque Department of Fine & Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club will present The Forgiving and The Forgetting written by UD Theatre Professor Amy Ressler with Jade Angelica, founder and director of Healing Moments Alzheimer’s Ministry. With original music and lyrics by songwriter Karen Buechele, this original drama tells the story of two siblings whose mother has Alzheimer’s Disease. An especially relevant work for caregivers of persons with dementia, the play will be a featured part of the November 7 Alzheimer’s Association conference on the University of Dubuque campus. There will also be post-show discussions with the actors and the writers after each evening performance.

Wendt Character Scholars Promote a Gratitude Week at UD

Nov 1, 2013

During the week of November 11, the University of Dubuque Wendt Character Scholars will celebrate Gratitude Week. The week will focus on how simply giving thanks can be a humbling experience, and can make a huge difference in a person’s life.

Spartans Fall 85-66 to UNI

Nov 1, 2013

The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team looks to be among the best in Division III in 2013-14. On Friday night, they played one of the top Mid-Majors in Division I in the University of Northern Iowa (UNI). The Spartans lost to UNI 85-66 in the Exhibition Game at the McLeod Center in front of 3,278 fans. Chris Frazier and Lucas Ware led UD in scoring with 15 points each.

Spartans Sweep on Senior Night

Nov 1, 2013

The University of Dubuque volleyball team swept past the Aurora University Spartans on Senior Night on Friday by a 3-0 match score. The Spartans set scores were 25-23, 25-18, 25-21.

Spartans Travel to Drake

Nov 1, 2013

The University of Dubuque Women's Basketball team faced a tough challenege on Friday night on the road at Division I Drake University. The Spartans were unable to slow the Bulldog offense in the 98-59 defeat. Jessica Goetz and Jenna Kotas led Dubuque on offense with 15 points each. UD is coming off a 2012-13 season in which they won a school record 20 games and advanced to the finals of the Iowa Conference Tournament.

Men's Cross Country at IIAC Championships

Nov 2, 2013

The University of Dubuque Men's Cross Country team finished in eighth place at the Iowa Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday morning. The 8,000 meter race at the Central College Cross Country Course proved to be a difficulty course for the group. Payton Nevills led UD with a time of 26:56.0 in 26th place.

Pair of PK's End Spartans Season

Nov 2, 2013

The University of Dubuque Men's Soccer team had its 2013 season come to an end in the 1st Round of the Iowa Conference Tournament. The fifth seeded Spartans loss to fourth seeded Simpson 2-1 with both Storm goals coming on Penalty Kicks. Daniel Morris scored in the 85th minute as UD attempted a late comeback. Dubuque ends the season with a 6-11-1 overall record.

Spartans Advance to IIAC Tournament Semifinals

Nov 2, 2013

The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team advanced to the Iowa Conference Tournament Semifinals with a 3-0 victory over Simpson College. Senior Alexandra Watkins had a hand in all three UD goals with a goal and two assists. The Spartans will play at Luther on Wednesday, November 5th at 7:00 pm in the IIAC Tourney Semifinals.

Spartans Lose High Scoring, Record Breaking Day

Nov 2, 2013

The University of Dubuque football began the afternoon looking to hold on to a tie for the conference lead, but for the second week in a row, UD lost the lead in the final seconds. UD led 46-43 with 1:31 left in the contest with the ball on the Simpson 35 yard line. The Storm scored on a touchdown to the corner of the endzone capping off a six play 65 yard drive in just :58 seconds. UD moved the ball ball inside the Storm 48 yard line with just :02 left on the clock. As time ran out the Spartans last pass attempt to the endzone was knocked away by a Storm defender.

Spartans Seventh at IIAC Championships

Nov 2, 2013

The University of Dubuque Women's Cross Country team finished in seventh place at the 2013 IIAC Cross Country Championships, hosted by Central. The Spartans top finisher on the 6,000 meter course was Fabiola Ortiz in 30th place overall at 24:43.2. A total of 120 runners competed on Saturday morning at the Central College Cross Country Course. UD will now begin preparing for the NCAA DIII Central Regional at St. Olaf College on November 16th.

Iowa Conference Performer of the Week Honors for Graefen and Watkins

Nov 4, 2013

University of Dubuque junior Kelsey Graefen repeated as the IIAC Women’s Soccer (Defensive) Performer of the Week and senior Alexandra Watkins was named IIAC Women's Soccer (Offensive) Performer of the Week for the second time this season. The Spartans went 2-0 on the week with a 1-0 win at Simpson in the regular season finale and a 3-0 win over Simpson at Oyen Field in the 1st Round of the Iowa Conference Tournament.