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UD Mediation Team Nationally Ranked

Nov 19, 2015

From November 12 - 14, the University of Dubuque Mediation Team competed at the sixteenth annual International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament at Drake University School of Law (Des Moines, IA). The event attracted schools from throughout the United States including: Boston University, Georgia Southern University, Oral Roberts University, Middle Tennessee State University, Lewis University, University of Texas - Dallas, and the University of San Diego.

Live at Heritage Center presents The Celtic Tenors

Nov 16, 2015

University of Dubuque Heritage Center continues its third annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with The Celtic Tenors, Friday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. The Celtic Tenors have established themselves as one of the most successful classical crossover artists ever to emerge from Ireland.

Tickets Available for University of Dubuque’s Christmas at Heritage Center

Nov 13, 2015

The University of Dubuque will present the third annual Christmas at Heritage Center on Friday, December 4, at 7:30 p.m. This year’s celebration, titled Journey to Bethlehem, will take place in John and Alice Butler Hall.

Two Events Highlight Issues of Poverty and Homelessness

Nov 13, 2015

The week of November 16 will offer a variety of experiential learning opportunities for University of Dubuque criminal justice and Christian ethics students; two events are also free and open to the public.

Football Claims Share of IIAC Crown in 2015

Nov 7, 2015

The University of Dubuque #24-ranked football team secured a share of the 2015 Iowa Conference Championship on Saturday with a 37-21 victory at Coe College to improve to 7-2 overall and 6-0 in the IIAC. This is Head Coach Stan Zweifel's second IIAC title (2011, 2015) for the Spartans in his seven-year tenure.

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Athletic Events



Men's Basketball

Nov 28, 2015 | 5:30 PM — 7:30 PM | Lincoln, Neb.

Nebraska Wesleyan Classic hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan vs. Greenville College (Ill.)



Women's Basketball

Dec 2, 2015 | 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM | La Crosse, Wis.

at UW-La Crosse



Men's Basketball

Dec 2, 2015 | 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM | Dubuque, Iowa (Clarke)

at Clarke University

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Academic Events

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Art Events



Poet-in-Residence Reading Series Dr. Jeannine Pitas

Dec 3, 2015 | 7:30 PM | Couchman Reading Room - Myers Library

UD Assistant professor of Global Literature and Spanish, and poet Dr. Jeannine Pitas will be our second P-i-R reader of the semester. Dr. Pitas will read from her newly released book. Everyone Welcome!



Christmas at Heritage Center

Dec 4, 2015 | 7:30 PM — 10:52 AM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Now in its 3rd incarnation, this UD tradition promises once again to bring renewed spiritual meaning to your Christmas season. UD’s Fine and Performing Arts Department celebrates the birth of Christ though a dynamic concert presentation featuring the Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Wind Ensemble, live narration, and more. The heavenly acoustics of John and Alice Butler Hall provide the perfect backdrop for this festive and celebratory occasion. All seating reserved.



Holiday UD Jazz Pre-Show Concert

Dec 11, 2015 | 6:00 PM — 10:57 AM | Heritage Center - Knapp Stage

The University of Dubuque Jazz Ensemble presents A Swingin’ Christmas. The concert, presented by the University’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts, will be performed by student jazz musicians under the direction of Nicholas Bratcher. The Celtic Tenors will give a performance shortly after in the John and Alice Butler Hall.

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Other UD Events



The Ugly Sweater 5K Run/Walk

Dec 12, 2015 | 10:00 AM | Heritage Center - AY McDonald Lobby

This is a charity event to raise money for the local Dubuque Toys for Tots Foundation. Food and refreshments will be provided. Runners will follow a Grandview Avenue route and return to the Heritage Center. Everyone is welcome to participate!



Pre-show Event: Randy Rodgers

Jan 9, 2016 | 6:00 PM — 7:00 PM | Knapp Stage - Heritage Center

Randy Rodgers plays acoustic rock favorites from the 60's and 70's.



TH Media presents Ana Gasteyer, SNL Alum with Jazz Quintet

Jan 19, 2016 | 9:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Best known from her six years on Saturday Night Live and her Broadway roles in WICKED and THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, Ana Gasteyer is on tour! This concert celebrates the release of her first studio record, I’m Hip – a collection of jazz standards with Ana’s own twist. Ana delivers superstar vocals, humor, and a performance sure to dazzle audiences, complete with her own 5-piece band.

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Live at Heritage Center



Celtic Tenors Concert

Dec 11, 2015 | 7:30 PM — 12:45 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

The only tenor group with a truly global audience and presented in cooperation with Irish Hooley, the Celtic Tenors give you a night to remember. Whether playing a cathedral or major concert venues in New York, Amsterdam, or Dubuque, the tenors genuinely love what they do and you’ll see that shine through.



Jump Rhythm Jazz Project

Feb 13, 2016 | 7:30 PM — 12:46 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Jump Rhythm Jazz Project is a multiple-Emmy®-Award-winning performance company based in Chicago. JRJP celebrates the communal core of jazz performance — dancing, singing, and storytelling in rhythmically syncopated conversations to the beat-driven sounds of the blues, swinging jazz, funk, hip hop, and world music.



Junie B. Jones (Theatreworks USA: Junie B’s Essential Survival Guide to School

Feb 28, 2016 | 2:00 PM — 1:24 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Now that JUNIE B. JONES has been going to school for over a year and a half, who better to write the book on EVERYTHING you need to know? From bus rules to band-aids, carpools to cookies, Junie B. and friends deliver the definitive word on surviving and thriving in style.



Junie B. Jones (Theatreworks USA)

Feb 29, 2016 | 10:00 AM — 10:52 AM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Now that Junie B. Jones has been going to school for over a year and a half, who better to write the book on everything you need to know? From bus rules to band-aids, carpools to cookies, Junie B. and friends deliver the definitive word on surviving and thriving in style. With a jillion tips, tricks and trip-ups, Junie B. shares her hard-won expertise and shows us all how school is sometimes scary, sometimes super-fun, and always something to sing about! An all-new musical based on Barbara Park's popular book.



Alpin Hong “Chasing Chopin”, Pianist and Storyteller

Mar 9, 2016 | 7:30 PM — 10:37 AM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Alpin Hong’s lifelong fascination with the music of Chopin has thrilled, haunted, and sustained him. Chasing Chopin is a theatrical journey into Hong’s extraordinary life. His autobiographical storytelling and dazzling performance dives into personal moments both hilarious and tragic.



“The Music of Michael Jackson…” SFJazz Ensemble

Apr 9, 2016 | 7:30 PM — 10:52 AM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

San Francisco’s all-star international jazz ensemble’s mission is to perform fresh arrangements of works by a modern master and new pieces by each Collective member. Focusing on the music of the undisputed "King of Pop", Michael Jackson, arrangements will include “Want to Be Starting’ Somethin’”, "Working' Day and Night", "Smooth Criminal", and “Thriller.”



Cinderella - Opera Iowa

Apr 15, 2016 | 7:00 PM — 1:42 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Rossini’s version of this classic-fairy tale is a vocal and comedic romp! A wise magician takes the place of the fairy godmother and Don Magnifico, the girl’s father, rants and raves instead of a wicked stepmother, but the nasty stepsisters, Prince Charming and a glass slipper prove, beyond all question, that this is the fairy tale we all know and love. When combined with hilarious characters and situations set to some of Rossini’s finest music, it becomes comic opera at its most exhilarating and often frenzied best!

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