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Athletic Awards 2015-16

Jul 30, 2015

Athletic Awards and Honors for 2015-16

UD to Host 17th Annual Senior All-Star Spotlight Track and Field Meet

Jun 4, 2015

The University of Dubuque and will be the host site to the 17th Annual Senior All-Star Spotlight Track and Field Meet. The Senior Spotlight meet, also known as the Senior "All-Star" meet, brings together the top high school senior track and field student-athletes from Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin to compete head to head. This two-day event has been promoting great competition and camaraderie to the high school student-athletes in a college atmosphere since 1999.

Spartans Place 28 on Spring All-Academic IIAC Team

Jun 10, 2015

The University of Dubuque's six spring athletic programs placed a total of 28 student-athletes on the 2015 Spring Iowa Conference All-Academic team.

Spartan Women's Soccer Set to Host Camp on July 31

Jun 10, 2015

The University of Dubuque women's soccer team is set to host their University of Dubuque ID Camp for all female high school players from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on July 31, 2015.

University of Dubuque Inducts Two Members to Faculty Hall of Fame

Jun 15, 2015

The University of Dubuque inducted two new members into its Faculty Hall of Fame on Thursday, April 30, 2015. Rasika Mudalige-Jayawickrama, associate professor of natural and applied sciences, was recognized with the John Knox Coit Prize, and Annette Bourland Huizenga, assistant professor of New Testament, was recognized with the William L. Lomax Award.

UD for KIDS – Summer 2015

Jun 24, 2015

The summer 2015 UD for KIDS program is in full swing – bringing young students from first through seventh grade to the University Campus. Grades 1-2 were on campus last week for the program’s first week – June 15-19; grades 3-4 are on campus this week of June 22–26; and grades 5-7 will attend classes July 6-10. Classes are held daily from 12:30-4:00 p.m. at various campus locations.

Spartans Athletics 2014-15 Year in Review ... in 140 Characters or Less!

Jul 1, 2015

The Spartans captured four Iowa Conference titles and featured a number of standout performances both individually and collectively over the course of the 2014-15 season. Every sport is summed up in 140 characters or less and includes one statistic that tells story of season.

UD Spartans Women’s Basketball Attendance Among Nation’s Best in 2014-15

Jul 6, 2015

The University of Dubuque and reigning Iowa Conference Champions, led the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) and finished ranked third nationally among all NCAA Division III institutions.

Spartans Men's Basketball Rank in Nations Top-10 in Attendance

Jul 6, 2015

The University of Dubuque men's basketball program ended the 2014-15 season ranked #10 in NCAA Division III home attendance with an average of 1,070 for the Spartans 10 home games.

Spartans Earn Pre-Season Football All-American Honors in 2015

Jul 9, 2015

The 26th Annual USA College Football NCAA Division III All-American Teams were announced this week representing just four percent of the outstanding players out of a pool of more than 25,000 student-athletes from over 248 colleges as voted on by selected members of sports information directors, head coaches, football writers and other regional and national committtees.

2015 Chlapaty Fellows Selected

Jul 9, 2015

Seventeen University of Dubuque students have been designated as Joseph and Linda Chlapaty Fellows for 2015. Selected by a faculty committee, the students are carrying out their Fellowship projects over the summer of 2015.

University of Dubuque Presents 2015-2016 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series

Jul 13, 2015

The University of Dubuque is pleased to present the 2015-2016 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series. The season boasts 14 professional guest artist performances selected from today’s national touring circuit, plus the University’s signature Christmas at Heritage Center presentation.

Women's Basketball Finish Third Nationally in GPA

Jul 14, 2015

For the first time in school history, the University of Dubuque women's basketball team cracked the WBCA (Women's Basketball Coaches Association) Top-25 in team GPA and finished third overall with a 3.605.

UD Students to Benefit from 16% Increase in Iowa Tuition Grants

Jul 14, 2015

Iowa-native students at the University of Dubuque, as well as other Iowa private colleges, will get a significant boost this upcoming academic year in a key financial aid program, the Iowa Tuition Grant (ITG). The ITG maximum grant has been increased to $5,300, an increase of 16% over last year.

University of Dubuque Selected to Participate in New Consortium on Digital Resources for Teaching and Research

Jul 20, 2015

The University of Dubuque has been chosen as one of a select group of 42 institutions nationwide – the only institution in Iowa – by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in a Consortium on Digital Resources for Teaching and Research. The Consortium intends to improve teaching and learning, enhance faculty and student/faculty research, and streamline administrative capabilities through a uniform digital system of cataloging important research material collections.

USTFCCCA Announce Scholar Teams and Athletes for 2014-15

Jul 23, 2015

The University of Dubuque men's and women's track and field teams have been honored as a Scholar Team and had four individuals named to the All-Academic Team for the 2014-15 NCAA Division III Track & Field season as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

UD Receives TRIO / Student Support Services Grant

Jul 21, 2015

The University of Dubuque has once again been selected to receive funding for the U.S. Department of Education TRIO / Student Support Services Program (SSS). This highly competitive grant will provide our University and students with $1.1 million in funding over the next five years. The SSS program provides academic and other support services to low-income, first-generation, and / or students with a disability.

The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is Expanding in 2016-17

Jul 23, 2015

The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) will expand to nine member institutions as league officials announced Monday (July 20) Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Neb., has accepted an invitation to join the conference beginning with the 2016-17 academic year.

University of Dubuque Heritage Center Seeks Volunteer Ushers

Jul 27, 2015

Heritage Center, the University of Dubuque’s performing arts, worship, and campus center, will host two volunteer usher orientation and training sessions on Tuesday, August 18 and Thursday, August 20, 2015 – both at 6:00 p.m. in John and Alice Butler Hall.

UD Fishing Club Finishes Top 10 at Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship

Jul 27, 2015

Formed in 2011, the University of Dubuque Fishing Club has steadily been “releasing more line” in the world of college fishing. Recently, two members of the club, Austin Brimeyer (Senior beginning in the fall, Dubuque, IA) and Anthony Riesberg (Graduated May 2015, Dyersville, IA), competed in the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship.

UD Welcomes Students and Families During Iowa Private College Week

Jul 28, 2015

From August 3-7, Iowa Private College Week (IPCW) – sponsored by the Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (IAICU) – provides prospective students and their families a coordinated week-long opportunity to visit 25 non-profit, private college campuses. The annual event, offers campus tours and informational meetings specifically designed to assist students in evaluating their needs and goals for their higher education experience.

Volleyball Named to AVCA Team Academic Award

Jul 31, 2015

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced 755 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2014-2015 season. This number once again breaks the previous year's total of 687 and sets a new all-time high for this award. The University of Dubuque earned the award for the sixth consecutive season.

University of Dubuque Receives $2000 in Scholarship Funds

Aug 3, 2015

The University of Dubuque has received two $1000 American Legion of Iowa Foundation scholarships to support veterans and their family members working to complete their education. The grant recognizes veterans and their family members as American Legion of Iowa Foundation scholarship recipients and provides additional support to cover the costs of higher education not covered by the GI Bill.

Gundlach Named Head Cross Country Coach

Aug 12, 2015

After serving as the assistant cross country coach over the past three seasons for the University of Dubuque, Geoff Gundlach has been promoted to head cross country coach for the Spartans.

UD’s Dodge Veterans Center to Host Navy Seal Swimming to Honor Goldstar Families

Aug 12, 2015

During the week of August 10, 2015, Chris Ring, a Navy veteran, will be swimming his way down the Mississippi River. Ring started his swim on the anniversary of D-Day, June 6, and anticipates completing the swim in November. For three days, the University of Dubuque and the Sergeant Jeffrey B. Dodge Veterans Center will host the team.