UD's Casanova Earn Capital One Academic All-District® Baseball Honors

May 12, 2015

The 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District® Baseball and Softball Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released to recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. The University of Dubuque's Daniel Casanova (So., OF, Lake Tapps, Wash./Auburn Riverside HS) earned the award in baseball.

Baseball Turns Two as Garst and Casanova Secure All-IIAC First Team Accolades

May 13, 2015

The University of Dubuque baseball team saw two sophomores named to the All-Iowa Conference First Team for the first time since 2007 as Dalton Garst captured his first honor and Daniel Casanova earned his second.

Women's Tennis' LoCasto Named to Capital One All-District At-Large Team

May 14, 2015

The University of Dubuque Spartan Academic Female Athlete Excellence Award winner and women's tennis record holder, senior Stephanie LoCasto, added to her growing list of accomplishments after being chosen to the Capital One All-District At-Large team on May 14.

Track and Field Hope to Secure National Qualifiers

May 16, 2015

The University of Dubuque track and field's pole vaulting duo of Rick Valcin and Amanda Sinkler both set new personal bests and new school records at the Augustana Twilight Meet and helped to punch their ticket to the men's and women's NCAA Division III National Championships next weekend in Canton, New York. Also competing at Augustana and tentatively earning a spot at Nationals was DuVaun Goodlow and Tanasha Atwater.

Four Spartans Qualify for NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

May 17, 2015

The NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Committee announced on Sunday the participants in the 2015 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The University of Dubuque qualified four individuals into the championships.

Spartans Tied for 5th Overall in IIAC All-Sports in 2014-15

May 21, 2015

IIAC has announced the recipients of the league’s All-Sports Championship Awards, indicative of the league’s top men’s and women’s programs as well as the top overall program.

Track and Field's Higgins Leads Four Spartans at Nationals

May 23, 2015

Alexis Higgins proudly represented the University of Dubuque women's track and field team and placed 10th in the women's high jump to lead three other Spartan qualifiers at the NCAA Division III National Championships on Saturday afternoon, the final day of competition.

UD's Mena and 1997 Hawkeyes to be Inducted in Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame

May 27, 2015

The members of the 2015 Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame class have been announced and the University of Dubuque's assistant wrestling coach Mike Mena will be part of the 1997 University of Iowa Wrestling team to be honored. He and his team is joined by four other individuals: Rich Binek, Mike Mann, Rick Caldwell, and Fred Cooper. The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum will induct the new members on Saturday, May 30 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Cedar Falls.

Men's Soccer Hosting Advanced Players Camp in August

Jun 2, 2015

The University of Dubuque men's soccer team is set to host their summer Advanced Players Camp for elite high school players from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on August 7, 2015. Cost is $60, includes a camp t-shirt and lunch.

UD to Host Dubuque Area Youth Leadership Council’s Character Development Day

Mar 23, 2015

On Wednesday, April 8, the University of Dubuque’s Wendt Center for Character Education will host the Dubuque Area Youth Leadership Council’s (DAYLC) Character Development Day from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. One hundred high school juniors from schools throughout the Dubuque area will attend the event, where they will learn about leadership, values, character development, and making ethical decisions.

Human Rights Expert to Discuss Torture in the 21st Century

Mar 24, 2015

Dr. Michelle Farrell from the University of Liverpool will discuss “Torture in the 21st Century Liberal Democracy” in a lecture on Wednesday, April 8, at 5:00 p.m. in Blades Chapel on the University of Dubuque campus. Farrell’s lecture is sponsored by the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights and the University of Dubuque’s Honors Program.

UD to Host Third Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

Apr 21, 2015

The University of Dubuque will host the third annual Apex: Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity, from April 28 through 30. Events will be held in Heritage Center at various times over the three-day period (see schedule). All events are free and open to the public.

The University of Dubuque Department of Fine and Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club Proudly present: Pippin

Apr 21, 2015

PIPPIN, written by Roger O. Hirson and with a score by Stephen Schwartz, is about a young prince on a quest for fulfillment in his life. Will Pippin choose a happy and simple life? Or will he compromise everything for a single moment of fame? With an infectiously unforgettable score from the four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner, and musical theatre giant Stephen Schwartz, Pippin’s message is universal and will connect with audiences across the age spectrum. The production will be directed by University of Dubuque’s director of theatre arts, Amy Ressler.

UD Social Justice Class to Hold Third Annual Debate

Apr 22, 2015

On Thursday, May 7, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., the University of Dubuque’s Honors Program will hold the third annual Social Justice Debate in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall. The intent of the debate is to illuminate two controversial topics. Students will engage in parliamentary-style debating, which involves alternating rounds and audience participation. Doors open at 5:30; the public is encouraged to attend this open event.

UD Bestows Honors

May 4, 2015

Thursday, April 30, the University of Dubuque bestowed high student, faculty, and staff honors upon six individuals and one student organization at the 2015 Honors Convocation at Heritage Center. The Student of the Year Award, University Leadership Award, Senior Academic Athletic Award, Student Organization of the Year Award, Student Organization Advisor 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 Announces 2015 Commencement Ceremonies

May 14, 2015

The University of Dubuque today announced the calendar of events for its 163rd Commencement for 554 undergraduate, graduate, and seminary students.

University of Dubuque Choir to Tour Indiana, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida

May 14, 2015

Members of the University of Dubuque’s Concert Choir will perform concerts in four U.S. states – Indiana, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida, – on an 8-day tour, beginning Monday, May 18.