What's Happening

The Wendt Character Initiative's theme for 2018-2019 is Boundless Compassion.

Fall 2018

  • Wendt Characer Scholars Kickoff Picnic
  • Fall Wendt books: The Beauty of Discomfort by Amanda Lang and The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis
  • September 26: National Character Day
  • October 15: Wendt Character Lecture – Claude Chester (open to the public, no tickets needed)
  • November 12: "Courage for Justice  The Journeys of Militarized Sexual Slavery Survivors," Tiffany Hsiung
  • November 12-16: Gratitude Week: Wendt Character Scholars will be engaged in activities across campus and the community. Other departments/programs are encouraged to find ways to celebrate with their own students.
  • December 1: Wendt Character Scholars program applications open

Spring 2019

  • January 31: Wendt Character Scholars program applications close
  • March 4: The Giver (Open to the public, tickets will be available through University of Dubuque Heritage Center)
  • March 25: Wendt Character Lecture – Sarah Thebarge (open to the public, no tickets needed)
  • Wendt Tea: Faculty Grant reports
  • Sparty Athletic Awards, Wendt Character Athlete of the Year and for each sport