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Good Evening. It's Wednesday, April 23, 2014 The time is 09:34 PM

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Charles C. Myers Library
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Apex: The Second Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity


Apex: The Second Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

Apex: The Second Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity, begins next week in Heritage Center. We invite all alumni and UD friends to join us for all events. A schedule of events is listed below.

Participating students span all majors and disciplines and come from both the College and Seminary. The bibliography created for classroom-based work contains over 90 entries. The bibliography for “Apex in the Academy” contains over 45 entries for students whose work has gone beyond the classroom by presenting at state and local conferences, completed Chlapaty Scholars projects, and more.

On Wednesday afternoon, four Chlapaty Scholars will present their research. We are especially honored to have UD alum Dr. Eric Dickman (C ’02), return to campus present to present the Apex Keynote address “The Final Answer Makes the Questions Seem Absurd: How UD Got Me Thinking through Religion, Reading, and Reflexivity.” Dr. Eric Dickman is assistant professor of religious studies and chair of the Religion and Philosophy Department at Young Harris College

Tuesday, April 29: Apex in the Classroom and Community

1:00 & 1:45   World Civilization II Exhibit presentations (Charles C. Myers Library)

2:30-4:30       Posters and presentations (A.Y. McDonald Lobby, Heritage Center)

5:00-6:00       The Edge and Articulate launch (Charles and Elizabeth Bisignano Gallery, Heritage Center)

 

Wednesday, April 30: Apex in the Academy

1:30-2:30       Poster and presentations (A.Y. McDonald Lobby, Heritage Center)

2:30-3:30       Selected 2013 Chlapaty Scholar Presentations (Babka Theater)

Alex Beck, “Investigating Household Discard Behavior Changes from Landfilling to Recycling/Composting.”

Andy Smothers, “Historical Use of Non-Geographic Presbyteries in the Presbyterian Church, USA.”

Lauren Smith, “The Role of TCP Genes in Regulating Plant Architecture and Flower Development of Orchids.”

Tyson Carter, “Defining the Orchid Floral microRNA Profile and Their Role in Floral Development.”

3:30              Keynote Presentation (Babka Theater)

“The Final Answer Makes the Questions Seem Absurd: How UD Got Me Thinking through Religion, Reading, and Reflexivity.”

Dr. Eric Dickman (UD ‘02), assistant professor of religious studies and chair of the Religion and Philosophy Department at Young Harris College

 

Thursday, May 1

9:00             Honors Convocation (John and Alice Butler Hall)

 

 

Charles C. Myers Library
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Charles C. Myers Library hours for pre-finals & finals


Spring Finals Prep Week 2014

May 5 - May 11
Monday-Thursday
7:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Friday
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Saturday
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Sunday
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. 


Spring Finals Week 2014

May 11 – 18 
Sunday
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.  

Monday–Tuesday
7:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Wednesday–Thursday
7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. 

Friday
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  

Sunday
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

www.dbq.edu/library

 

Student Financial Planning
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TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship


As students receive their financial aid packages for next academic year, many families are looking for ways to finance their education. We want to help. Charter One, which is part of RBS Citizens Financial Group (RBSCFG), is once again offering the TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship® program. Now in its fourth year, RBSCFG will award a total of $50,000 to students who demonstrate good citizenship through community volunteerism and leadership.

The application period for the TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship will begin Tuesday, April 15, 2014 and run through Tuesday, May 6, 2014 or until 2,000 applications have been received, whichever occurs first.

A total of 10, $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to U.S. residents who are 16-years of age or older and are attending or accepted to a federally accredited four-year college, university or graduate program and who have been active in community service. The scholarships will be awarded this summer for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Applicants are asked to write an essay of no more than 500 words demonstrating their good citizenship through community volunteerism and leadership. They must also provide two references that are directly connected to their community involvement. For full details, go to www.charterone.com/scholarship 

Fine and Performing Arts
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Chamber Singers Spring Concert


When: Saturday, April 26, 7:00 p.m.


Cost: Free

The University of Dubuque Chamber Singers, directed by Kristen Eby, will present their annual spring concert on Saturday, April 26 at 7:00 pm in Blades Chapel.  The ten-voice a cappella group will sing a variety of styles, including early American folk tunes, sacred ballads, pop songs and spirituals.  Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Kristen Eby at keby@dbq.edu

 

Fine and Performing Arts
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UD Spring Dance Concert


When: Saturday, April 26, 2014 7:30 p.m.

 

Where: Babka Theatre, Heritage Center 

Cost: Free

The UD Dance Company will present their annual spring dance concert on Saturday, April 26 at 7:30 pm in Heritage Center’s Babka Theatre. Students will perform a variety of styles including hip-hop, lyric and ballet. The concert will feature soloists and small groups, as well as larger groups UD Spartanettes and UD Dance Crew. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Rachael Hagen at rjhagen@dbq.edu

 

University Relations
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Kennedy School Blood Drive


Kennedy Elementary School, our Partner in Education, is sponsoring a blood drive on Monday, April 28.  Please consider donating!

Time:  1:30 - 5:15 p.m.

Where:  The Dubuque Donor Center (4867 Asbury Rd., across from Hardees)

How can you help?  By donating!  Did you know that 38% of the U.S. population is eligible to give blood, but less than 10% actually donate?  It's easy to sign-up!  You can contact the Kennedy School Office (552-3900), the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (800-747-5401), or online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org (enter Kennedy group code: 1629).  

We appreciate all you do for Kennedy and our community!

 

Student Financial Planning
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MassMutual Scholars


MassMutual Scholars is a national scholarship program for high achieving college students interested in pursuing careers in the insurance and financial services industry.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

 

·         Open to students of all majors

·         Will be entering sophomore, junior, senior or 5th-year senior year in pursuit of an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university.

·         Plan to attend a degree-seeking program, full-time at a U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam during the 2014-2015 academic year.

·         Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

·         Preference will be given to students who demonstrate:

o   An interest in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry.

o   Leadership and participation in extracurricular activities.

·         Must complete and submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

·         Must show proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired).

·         A total of $150,000 in scholarships will be awarded for the 2014-15 school year.

·         Selected students attending accredited 2 year and 4 year colleges/universities will be awarded $2,500 or $5,000 respectively.

 

Application DEADLINE:  May 2, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. (Central Time)

 

Access application at:  http://massmutual.scholarsapply.org

Student Financial Planning
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B. Davis Scholarship - May Deadline


The deadline is approaching for the 2014 B. Davis Scholarship.

Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to provide your students with an opportunity to apply for our scholarship.

Applications must be received by May 26, 2014

Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at awards@studentawardsearch.com

 

Student Financial Planning
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Seminary Barber Scholarship Applications


The Barber Education Trust was established in 1975 in memory of Edwin J. Barber for the purpose of assisting with the cost of tuition and fees for those persons seeking to become full-time workers in Christ’s church. We have a minimum grant amount of $500 to any recipient.

In the 39 years, the fund has made 123 scholarship grants totaling nearly $46,550 that have been awarded to those pursuing Christian service through full-time work in the church. Full-time work includes those pursuing ordained ministry, Christian Education, Youth Ministry, or other specialized ministries within the church. The fund is designed to give preference to those persons who are from the Iroquois West School District, or who were raised in the boundaries of the Iroquois River District, of the Illinois Great Rivers Annual Conference, of the United Methodist Church. Applicants may or may not be United Methodist, although some preference will be given to those who are United Methodist.

Applications may be received by contacting the Barber Scholarship Committee at the Onarga United Methodist Church either by fax, US Mail or e-mail at methodistof@att.net. Please submit requests with a complete mailing address as we send the applications by postal mail.  Applications are due by May 31, 2014. We will award scholarships by July 15, 2014. 

 

 

What's Cookin' in the Cafeteria-Wednesday

Breakfast

Sausage Patties
French Toast - V
Tri Taters
Eggs to Order

Waffles

Fruit/Yogurt/Cottage Cheese

Lunch

GW - California Burger
Black Bean Burger - V
French Fries
Bread
Chicken Noodle Soup
SW/HW - Stuff your own pita pocket bar - V

Kung Pao Chicken
Jasmine Rice
Tofu w/Broccoli - V
Asian Vegetables - V

Salad/Deli Bar
Dessert Bar

Dinner

GW - Grilled Ham & Turkey
Fries
BBQ Pork
Corn Muffins
Chicken Noodle Soup
HW - Baked Italian Chicken

Mashed Potatoes
Gravy
Beans w/Squash & Corn
Broild Tomatoes - V

Salad/Deli Bar
Dessert Bar

What's Cookin' at the Cyber Cafe

WELCOME TO THE HERITAGE CENTER CYBER CAFE!

Here are the WINNERS of our 1st Anniversary drawing:

7" Personal Pizza - Khalil McCarthy, Aubrey Gluba, Paul Lemley, Ben DeLange, Molly Zogas  and Mark Preston.

Dinner for Two at the Cyber Cafe - Jasmine Bethea and Erika Larson

And the GRAND PRIZE, Pizza Party for 20 people - Marina Treto!

 

 

We now offer Special K Cracker Chips as a side. They won't be with the other chips. You will need to request them.

 

Have you heard? 99% of our sauces are made from recipes created by our own cooks! That, of course, includes our pizza sauce, marinara, alfredo, Asian bbq, sweet & sour, teriyaki, General Tsao, Kung Pao, Peanut, Orange Ginger. Our unique sandwich spreads are also homemade - avocado, Cajum, Chipotle, ranch, and others we come up with for our specials. Also, our soups and salads are all made from scratch - the lettuce/spinach salads, and our egg, tuna, chicken and crab.

We hand cut our own pork, chicken, salami, broccoli, peppers, onions and more! We build our pizzas right before your eyes, as well as all sandwiches and your Asian grill favorites. So come and join us! We look forward to making your new favorites!

Hours of operation Monday-Saturday, 7am-midnight;  Sunday, Noon-midnight Breakfast items served from 7am-10am Lunch/Dinner items served from 10am-midnight (Asian Grill closes at 9pm

Prices: Breakfast, $4 - includes entree, side and drink Lunch/Dinner, $6 - includes entree, side and drink Entree only, Breakfast,$2.50 Lunch/Dinner, $3.50 Sides, $1.25  Drinks, $1.50

 The week of April 21st to 25th

Monday:

Southwestern Chicken Bacon Ranch Rice Dish

Bbq. Pizza

Cabbage Soup

Tuesday :

Sloppy Joe's

Sauerkraut/canadian bacon pizza

Vegetable Dumpling Soup

Wednesday:

Meatball Subs

Fruit Pizza

Cream of potato soup

Thursday:

Pork Loin w/ grilled redpotatoes

Chicken Alfredo Pizza

Mexican Fiesta Soup

Friday:

California Broccoli Pasta

Chicken Fajita Pizza

Corn Chower Soup


Apr. 16, 2014

TODAY'S SPECIALS

 

Entree: Beef Stroganoff

Pizza du Jour: Taco Pizza

 

Soup du jour 

 

Menus are subject to change.

 

All meals include: 1 entree, 1 side and 1 beverage for $6.

Create your own individual pizza (2pm - close only), deli sandwich, hot sandwich or Asian grill, as your entree option!

Sparty's Specials

NOW AVAILABLE at Sparty's !!!

 

Energy Drinks!! NOS and NOS Active, Rockstar and Full Throttle

 

 

Mark your calendars Wednesday April 9th Sparty's is celbrating its 1 year anniversary!!

Lots of specials and events More infor to come!

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00 am-12:00 am

Saturday 8:00 am-10:00 pm

 Sunday 12:00 pm-10:00 pm

This a convenient place to grab a snack on the go or pick up a small UD nostalgic item.  We carry Coke, Dr. Pepper, Pepsi, ice cream novelties, Frito-Lay products and the list goes on and on.  Stop in and check it out. 

We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, cash, student account charges starting at $5 or more (must have student ID present) or money loaded on an ID for students or faculty/staff.

Mike and Betty's Ice Cream Parlor

Mike & Betty's Hours: 

Monday-Saturday 10-10   Sunday 12-10

Current Ice Cream Flavors:

Vanilla                                              French Silk Pie

Strawberry                                         No Sugar Added Butter Pecan

Cinnamini Churro                               Monster Cookie                                 

Chocolate                                          Peppermint stick

Strawberry Cheesecake                       Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Java Chunk                                       Peanut Butter Campfire Crunch

Rocky Road                                       Raspberry Sherbet  **** Fat Free****

 

Mike & Betty's Menu:

CAKE CONE                                                       WAFFLE CONE

     1 Scoop $1.50, 2 Scoop $1.75                         1 Scoop $2.00

     Soft Serve $1.50                                            2 Scoop $2.25 

SMALL DISH                                                      LARGE DISH

     Plain $2.00, w/Topping $2.50                    Plain $2.50, w/Topping $3.00

     Soft Serve $2.00                                          Soft Serve $2.50

EXTRA SYRUP 25 Cents                 EXTRA Toppings 50 Cents 

BULLOCKS-- FLAVORS: Butterfinger, Cookie Dough,  M&M, Oreo, Reeses, Snickers, Sprinkles

     Small $2.50, Large $4.00