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Spartans of UD: Marissa Joers

Sep 20, 2017

Spartans of UD is a new feature that highlights what makes University of Dubuque special – the people who live, work, and study on campus. Marissa Joers, a junior business administration major, is president of the Student Government Association, editor-in-chief of The Belltower, and a member of Phi Theta Psi.

UD Alum Tony Danza to Perform at Heritage Center

Sep 20, 2017

University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center continues its fifth annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with a one-man variety show presented by Tony Danza (C’72, HON’04). The performance, Tony Danza: Standards & Stories, will be held Friday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Butler Hall in conjunction with Homecoming.

Constitution Day 2017

Sep 17, 2017 | Dubuque, Iowa

The University of Dubuque will celebrate Constitution Day on September 17, 2017 - the 230th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution, one the most important documents in U.S. history. Often referred to as the cornerstone of American government, the U.S. Constitution was signed September 17, 1787 in Philadelphia, and has been the basis of other democracies around the world.

Wendt Scholars Raise Money for Relief Efforts

Sep 14, 2017

University of Dubuque Wendt Character Scholars collected over $200 Wednesday to provide hope and comfort to those impacted by hurricanes in Texas and Florida. It was one of numerous activities held across the globe in honor of the fourth annual Character Day.

3 Worldviews Reception to be Held

Sep 14, 2017

University of Dubuque’s Bisignano Art Gallery will host a reception for its latest exhibit, 3 Worldviews, on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the art gallery, Heritage Center. The reception is free and open to the public.

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Athletic Events

Sep

26

Men's Golf

Sep 26, 2017 | 8:00 AM — 6:00 PM | Elmhurst College Fall Invite

Elmhurst College Fall Invite Oak Brook Golf Club Oak Brook, Ill.

Sep

26

Volleyball

Sep 26, 2017 | 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM | Cedar Rapids, Iowa

at Coe College

Sep

27

Women's Golf

Sep 27, 2017 | 8:00 AM — 4:00 PM | Indianola Country Club Indianola, Iowa

Simpson Fall Invite

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Academic Events

Oct

7

Athletic Hall of Fame

Oct 7, 2017 | 10:00 AM | Straatmeyer Rehearsal Room - Heritage Center

The University of Dubuque Alumni Association established the Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame in 1989 as a permanent place to honor those individuals who have promoted and served the University through its athletic programs.

Oct

10

Honors Lecture -Ms. Jacqueline Hunter

Oct 10, 2017 | 6:00 PM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center - Room 146 (lower level)

The Scholar-Leader Honors Program and the Office of Multicultural Student Engagement are co-sponsoring our fall guest speaker, Jacqueline Hunter. Ms. Hunter will be sharing her passion about outdoor education and engagement and how that intersects with African American history. As a passionate advocate for disadvantaged families and young people, she is always looking for opportunities to inspire others to explore, discover and contribute to the communities around them. We welcome the public to attend!

Oct

11

NIFA Competition 2017

Oct 11, 2017 | 9:00 AM — 6:00 PM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center – Lower Level, room 130 and 146

The University of Dubuque Center for Aviation Studies hosts NIFA’s SAFECON 2017, a flight competition that brings the regional top collegiate pilots to the University to participate in flight and ground events that encourage aviation safety, as well as superior knowledge, skill, and professionalism. NIFA stands for National Intercollegiate Flying Association. SAFECON stands for Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference.

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Art Events

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Other UD Events

Sep

27

DAYLC Youth Salute Honors Convocation

Sep 27, 2017 | 6:30 PM | John and Alice Bulter Hall - Heritage Center

The Dubuque Area Youth Leadership Council was established in 1990 as the tri-state chapter of the National Council on Youth Leadership. DAYLC's vision is to make tomorrow’s world better by developing leaders today. We believe that investments of time, energy and resources in our local youth will pay enormous dividends in the future.

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Live at Heritage Center

Oct

5

Cirque Zuma Zuma

Oct 5, 2017 | 7:30 PM — 3:20 PM | Heritage Center - John and Alice Butler Hall

America’s Got Talent finalist Cirque Zuma Zuma (CZZ) is known as the “ultimate African circus,” filled with non-stop action and African culture, including dance, acrobatics, tumbling, and music.

Oct

9

The Kite Runner: Performed by Literature to Life

Oct 9, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – Babka Black Box

This Literature to Life award winner features 50 minutes of verbatim performance from the first half of the best-selling contemporary novel, The Kite Runner.

Oct

10

The Kite Runner

Oct 10, 2017 | 3:30 PM | Heritage Center – Babka Black Box

This Literature to Life award winner features 50 minutes of verbatim performance from the first half of the best-selling contemporary novel, The Kite Runner.

Oct

20

Tony Danza Standards & Stories

Oct 20, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Beloved alumnus Tony Danza (C’72) makes his debut appearance on the Heritage stage. *Free Cybercafé Knapp Stage Pre-Show Concert 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Nov

1

JEFF DANIELS and the Ben Daniels Band

Nov 1, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

In 1976, Jeff Daniels bought a Guild D-40 from Herb David’s Guitar Studio in Ann Arbor, Michigan, threw it in the back of his old Buick, and moved to New York City. That guitar led to a creative outlet, became a solace, and was a road into the artist that he didn’t know existed. *Free Cybercafé Knapp Stage Pre-Show Concert 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Nov

10

THE ACCIDENTAL HERO: A WWII STORY WITH PATRICK DEWANE

Nov 10, 2017 | 3:30 PM | Heritage Center – Babka Black Box

The Accidental Hero is a multi-media one-man show about a WWII American officer who miraculously liberates the Czech villages of his grandparents. It’s a true story, written and performed by his grandson, Patrick Dewane.

Nov

10

The Accidental Hero: A WWII Story

Nov 10, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – Babka Black Box

The Accidental Hero is a multi-media one-man show about a WWII American officer who miraculously liberates the Czech villages of his grandparents. It’s a true story, written and performed by his grandson, Patrick Dewane.

Nov

11

SOFI & THE BALADIS - Presented in cooperation with the Dubuque Arts Council

Nov 11, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Sofi and the Baladis, a five-member ensemble led by singer Sofi Tsedaka, features soulful and richly textured performances of an array of musical traditions that lie at the heart of Israel’s diverse and historic cultures. *Free 30-minute special lecture precedes performance at 6:30 p.m. in Babka Theatre.

Nov

12

DR. SEUSS’S THE CAT IN THE HAT

Nov 12, 2017 | 2:00 PM | Black Box Theater - Heritage Center

A musical adventure! From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met.

Dec

1

Christmas at Heritage Center: A Little Child, God Before Time

Dec 1, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Celebrating its fifth year, this UD tradition once again promises to bring renewed spiritual meaning to your Christmas season.

Jan

12

Sons of Serendi: 50 Years of Stevie Wonder

Jan 12, 2018 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

SONS OF SERENDIP - Songs in the Key of Wonder: 50 Years of Stevie Wonder

Jan

20

Treasure Island

Jan 20, 2018 | 2:00 PM | Black Box Theater - Heritage Center

Missoula Children’s Theatre takes pride in presenting an original adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s epic novel featuring a cast of local youth.

Feb

3

Jim Brickman Pure Piano - The Greatest Hits

Feb 3, 2018 | 7:30 PM | John and Alice Butler Hall - Heritage Center

Jim Brickman, award-winning songwriter and pianist presents his most entertaining and romantic concert of the year, Pure Piano: The Greatest Hits.

Feb

13

Amazing Grace: A New Broadway Musical

Feb 13, 2018 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Fresh off its Broadway run, Amazing Grace: A New Broadway Musical is a new original musical based on the awe-inspiring true story behind the world’s most beloved song. *Free 30-minute special lecture precedes performance at 6:30 p.m. in Babka Theatre.

Feb

17

ONDEKOZA TAIKO DRUMMING SPECTACLE: Presented in cooperation with the Dubuque Arts Council

Feb 17, 2018 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Ondekoza was originally created on the Japanese island of Sado, where a group of young men and women gathered to follow the principle of “Sogakuron”- that “running and drumming are one, and a reflection of the drama and energy of life.”

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