Late Run Sinks Women’s Basketball on the Road

Dec 20, 2014

Stout perimeter defense against one of the country’s premier three-point shooting teams wasn’t enough as the Spartans fell to undefeated North Central (Ill.), 110-93, after a 9-0 Cardinal run broke the game open midway through the second half.

Early Christmas Gift as Spartans Move to 10-1 Overall

Dec 21, 2014

The University of Dubuque men's basketball team captured their tenth win of the 2014-15 season and will finish 2014 with a 10-1 overall record. The Spartans will enjoy Christmas before returning to campus to prepare for the Iowa Conference opener on January 7 when the Spartans host the Central College Dutch at 8:00 p.m.

Kotas Grabs IIAC Athlete of the Week Honor After Big Double-Double

Dec 25, 2014

Senior forward Jenna Kotas posted a pair of season-high marks after scoring 24 points and collecting 14 rebounds in loss to undefeated North Central (Ill.) last Friday to earn her third career Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) Athlete of the Week award.

Live at Heritage Center presents Tonic Sol-fa

Dec 29, 2014

The University of Dubuque will host Emmy-award winning a capella quartet Tonic Sol-fa on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in John and Alice Butler Hall in Heritage Center. One of the nation’s most celebrated a cappella vocal ensembles, this program will feature the group’s modern vocal arrangements, with a special guest appearance from the Adrian Honor Choir.

Women’s Basketball Wins Third Straight Against WIAC

Dec 29, 2014

Head Coach Mark Noll challenged the Spartans from the get-go after scheduling the most difficult non-conference slate of his seven-year tenure that included a flurry of games from one of the best conferences in the country, the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC). The University of Dubuque women’s basketball team answered the call after defeating the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 65-57, in their third straight win over a WIAC opponent.

Spartans Hampered by Chilly Shooting in Loss

Dec 30, 2014

As an artic chill swept the Midwest on Tuesday, the University of Dubuque women's basketball struggled to warm-up and finished the afternoon making just 14 shots in the 51-61 loss to UW-La Crosse, a team the Spartans beat 77-60 at home on November, 19.

Women's Soccer Named Team Ethic and Sportsmanship Award Winner

Dec 30, 2014

The 2014 IIAC Champion University of Dubuque women's team received the Bronze Award of the 2014 College Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award, which recognizes teams who exhibit fair play, sporting behavior and adherence to the laws of the game, as reflected by the number of yellow caution cards or red ejection cards they are shown by referees throughout the season. The special recognition was awarded to 35 teams, who received no reds and a maximum of 10 yellows cards throughout the season.

Spartans Cruise Past Saints in Final Non-Conference Skirmish

Jan 2, 2015

In their final non-conference game, the University of Dubuque women’s basketball team took advantage of a balanced attack, made quick work out of St. Scholastica and never trailed in a 87-73 triumph.

Spartans Wrestlers Open 2015 at University of Chicago Duals

Jan 3, 2015

The University of Dubuque wrestling team returned to action in 2015 by competing in the competitive University of Chicago Duals on Saturday. The Spartans lost the opening dual to St. John's 21-30, beat Harper in the second round 27-15, and capped off the busy afternoon with a narrow defeat to #2-ranked Wabash 15-24. Senior captain Nic Rivera at 133 lbs. completed the afternoon with a perfect 3-0 record as freshman teammate Dominic Sterr finished 2-0 at 197 lbs.

Rivera Pins Down IIAC Award After Dominant Weekend

Jan 6, 2015

Spartan senior and team captain, Nicholas Rivera, finished a perfect 3-0 by the combined score of 32-8 at the University of Chicago Duals last Saturday to earn the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) Wrestler of the Week award.

2nd Annual Dubuque High Schools Juried Art Show at the University of Dubuque

Jan 6, 2015

The University of Dubuque’s Bisignano Art Gallery located within Heritage Center, will open its next exhibition, Dubuque High Schools Juried Art Show, on Thursday, January 8 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. The exhibition highlights works juried by high school art teachers from Dubuque Senior High School, Hempstead High School, and Wahlert High School. The 14 works in the show are in various media including ceramics, painting, photography, pen and ink, multimedia, and weaving.

Department of Fine and Performing Arts presents Dinner à la Morte: Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Jan 8, 2015

University of Dubuque theatre students will present Dinner à la Morte, a murder mystery dinner theatre production, Saturday, January 31, 2015 and Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the University’s Babka Black Box Theatre, located in Heritage Center. The production will be directed by adjunct professor Molly Hoefflin of Die Laughing Players, Dubuque’s interactive theatre expert.

Norris Leads Spartans in IIAC Season Opener

Jan 8, 2015

The University of Dubuque conference season opener started a bit slow for the Spartans as the visiting Central College Dutch jumped out to a 12 point lead in the opening five minutes of action. The Spartans would rally back to capture a halftime 35-32 lead. The Spartans stretched out their lead to 16 points as time wound down for the 79-63 victory on Jon Davison Court in Stoltz Sports Center.

Spartans Overcome Turnovers to Survive Pesky Dutch

Jan 8, 2015

A slew of late turnovers nearly gave Central their first win over the Spartans in Head Coach Mark Noll’s tenure, but four clutch free throws by Kayla Springer sealed the 58-55 win for the University of Dubuque women’s basketball team on Wednesday in their Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) opener.

Wrestling Mat Mayhem NWCA National Duals

Jan 9, 2015

Eighty-six teams from five different collegiate divisions will take to the mats at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana for the NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals presented by Hibiclens and the United States Marine Corps in honor of Cliff Keen on January 9-10.

2014 Loras College Wrestling Flash Flanagan Open

Jan 10, 2015

Joseph Shue led the Spartans at the Flanagan Open with a sixth place finish at 184 lbs. as 149 competitors battled in the open. Schools competing included University of Dubuque, Loras College, UW-Oshkosh, Northwestern University, Purdue University, Northern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Upper Iowa University, UW-Platteville, University of Northern Iowa, University of Iowa and Triton.

Men's Basketball Stunned at Home

Jan 10, 2015

The University of Dubuque men's basketball team lost just their second game of the season on Saturday. In front of a large crowd in Stoltz Sports Center, the Spartans dropped the conference match-up to the Wartburg College Knights 63-74.

Spartans Rout Knights Thanks to Second Half Barrage

Jan 10, 2015

A strong second half by the University of Dubuque women’s basketball team that featured 20 points combined from seniors Brittany Collier and Kayla Springer, seven made three-pointers, and 56% shooting fueled an 80-54 rout of Wartburg on Saturday afternoon.

Live at Heritage Center presents The Great Gatsby, performed by Montana Repertory Theatre

Jan 12, 2015

The University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center continues its Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with The Great Gatsby on Friday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. Adapted for the stage by Simon Levy, the Montana Repertory Theatre brings the famous novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald to life, following the illustrious and persistent Jay Gatsby in the brilliance and magic of the roaring twenties.

Prominent Anti-Racist Writer and Educator Tim Wise to Speak on Campus

Jan 14, 2015

Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. Recently named one of “25 Visionaries Who are Changing Your World,” by Utne Reader, Wise has spoken in all 50 states, on over 800 college and high school campuses, and to community groups across the nation. He has also lectured internationally in Canada and Bermuda on issues of comparative racism, race and education, racism and religion, and racism in the labor market.

Men's Basketball Capture Game at Free Throw Line

Jan 14, 2015

The University of Dubuque men's basketball team sank 5-6 free throws in the final 33 seconds to capture a hard fought Iowa Conference road victory over the Luther College Norse 68-65. Andre Norris became the 23rd Spartan to eclipse the 1000-point career mark (1,025 points) after he led the Spartans with a game high 31 points and 11 rebounds. It was the second time Norris has scored over 30 points in 2014-15.

Women’s Basketball Comes Up Short After Entertaining Affair

Jan 14, 2015

In a game that featured 16 lead changes and 12 ties, it was a decisive 8-0 run late in the game that handed the women’s basketball team their first Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) defeat at No. 25 Luther, 80-70.

Attorney C.L. Lindsay III to Discuss Social Media and The Law

Jan 15, 2015

On Tuesday, February 3, the University of Dubuque welcomes attorney C.L. Lindsay III who will speak on the topic of Social Media and The Law. The event will be held at 7:00 p.m. in Blades Chapel, and is free and open to the public.

University of Dubuque to Develop Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Jan 16, 2015

President Jeffrey F. Bullock announced today the development of a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Dubuque. Preparation for entry into accreditation by the Physician Assistant accrediting body, ARC-PA is now in progress. An informational session for interested students will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015 beginning at 9:00 a.m. in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall.

Spartans Track and Field Host Annual Solomon W. Butler Classic

Jan 16, 2015

The University of Dubuque will host the annual Solomon W. Butler Classic Track and Field Meet on January 17 on A.Y. McDonald Indoor Track in the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center. Teams scheduled to compete are: the University of Dubuque, Augustana College, Carroll University, Clarke University, Coe College, Cornell College, Loras College, Monmouth College, North Iowa Area Community College, Southwestern Community College, and William Penn University.