Nov 22, 2013
President Jeffrey F. Bullock, today, announced the formation of a partnership between The University of Dubuque and the University of Iowa College of Law in Iowa City. The Iowa Law “3+3” Program would allow UD undergraduates in their junior year of study to apply for admission to Iowa Law’s Juris Doctor (JD) Program.
Apr 23, 2014
The University of Dubuque recently received a $6,600 grant from The Monticello College Foundation (Godfrey, IL) to fund science research experiences for women.
May 6, 2014
The University of Dubuque today announced the calendar of events for its 162nd Commencement for 469 undergraduate, graduate, and seminary students.
May 13, 2014
Sixteen University of Dubuque students have been designated as Joseph and Linda Chlapaty Fellows for 2014. Selected by a faculty committee, the students will carry out their Fellowship projects the summer of 2014.
May 20, 2014
The University of Dubuque inducted two new members into its Faculty Hall of Fame on Thursday, May 8, 2014. Ben Bartels, assistant professor of criminal justice, was recognized with the John Knox Coit Prize, and Dick Smith, associate professor of mathematics, was recognized with the William L. Lomax Award.
May 22, 2014
The University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center, in cooperation with TH Media, presents a special Live at Heritage Center summer music presentation on Sunday, June 29, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. The Iowa Army National Guard’s 34th Army Band makes a special appearance with a patriotic concert in John and Alice Butler Hall. The performance will feature opening music by “The Patriots” Drum and Fife Ensemble followed by the full 36-piece Concert Band.
Jul 10, 2014
The University of Dubuque is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series. The second full season features an increase to 13 events compared to 9 events in 2013-2014.
Jul 25, 2014
Heritage Center, Dubuque’s newest performing arts venue, will host a public open house on Monday, August 4, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The evening will feature live entertainment, building tours, complimentary refreshments, door prize ticket giveaways, and an early opportunity to purchase individual event tickets for UD’s 2014-2015 performing and visual arts activities schedule.
Jul 25, 2014
From August 4-8, 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 26 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. The IPCW passport gives students eligibility for one of the 58 $500 bookstore vouchers being offered, and can be used at Casey’s General Stores for gasoline discount coupons for families making campus visits during the week.
Aug 12, 2014
Heritage Center, the University of Dubuque’s performing arts, worship, and campus center, will host two volunteer usher orientation and training sessions on Monday, August 18 and Thursday, August 21, 2014 – both at 6:00 p.m. in John and Alice Butler Hall.
Aug 19, 2014
Heritage Center, the University of Dubuque’s performing arts, worship, and campus center, kicks off its 2014-15 Performing Arts Series with John Pinero in Vince: The Life and Times of Vince Lombardi on Thursday, September 11 at 7:30 p.m. The spitting image of Vince Lombardi, John Pinero portrays the greatest professional coach in football history in this one-man play depicting the legend’s life, career, and singular coaching style.
Aug 25, 2014
On Saturday, September 13, from 2:00 – 10:00 p.m., UD will present the African-Caribbean-Latino Festival. The festival will highlight the culture of peoples of the African diaspora, as well as Latin America and Mexico. The event will take place on the University Quadrangle.
Sep 9, 2014
The Charles and Elizabeth Bisignano Art Gallery, located in the University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center, begins its 2014-2015 season with a reflective show, Work: Curse or Calling. The show continues through September 26 and is free and open to the public.
Sep 9, 2014
The Department of Natural and Applied Science will host a Fall Seminar Series on the University of Dubuque campus.
Sep 11, 2014
Heritage Center, the University of Dubuque’s performing arts, worship, and campus center, will host leading Paul McCartney tribute band The McCartney Years on Friday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. Led by perfectionist Yuri Pool as Sir Paul, the band will faithfully recreate a mid-1970s Wings over America McCartney concert.
Sep 12, 2014
The University of Dubuque Education Department will host Green Dot Training – a violence prevention training program, for education majors from UD, Clarke, Emmaus, and Loras.
Sep 16, 2014
The University of Dubuque will celebrate Constitution Day on September 17, 2014 - the 227th 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.
Sep 19, 2014
The Poet-in-Residence Reading Series welcomes UD alum and poet George Eklund ('74).
Sep 23, 2014
On Saturday, September 20, the University of Dubuque inducted six into the UD Hall of Fame and UD Hall of Distinction. Inducted into the UD Hall of Distinction were Dr. Judson Ott and Dennis Rima. New members of the UD Spartans Hall of Fame are: Tina Felderman (C’97,02), Keith Graves (C’83), Amanda (Dickson) Jushka (C’97), and Rod Kiolbassa (C’ 78).
Oct 6, 2014
University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center continues its 2nd annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with Curious George,performed by Theatreworks USA, on Sunday, October 19 at 2:00 p.m. This one-hour Family Series presentation of Curious George is based on the booksby Margaret and H.A. Rey.
Oct 6, 2014
University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center continues its 2nd annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with Shakespeare’s The Tempest,performed by the Aquila Theatre of New York, on Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. Believed to be Shakespeare’s final play, The Tempest is imbued with magic, the supernatural, and a heightened sense of theatricality.
Oct 6, 2014
The University of Dubuque Wind Ensemble will open the Department of Fine and Performing Arts season with their fall concert titled Passport on Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m. in John and Alice Butler Hall in Heritage Center. The concert will feature works by composers from all cultures, including Schönberg, Stalder, and Fukushima. In addition, the University’s Jazz Ensemble will perform its fall concert titled The Birds and the Beats on Monday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m., in the same location.
Oct 6, 2014
On Thursday, October 16, at 6:00 p.m., the internationally acclaimed African Children’s Choir will perform in the University of Dubuque Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall. The concert, sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Engagement, is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for admission and may be obtained through the Farber Box Office.
Oct 6, 2014
On Monday, October 13, the University of Dubuque’s Wendt Center for Character Education will host Captain (Ret) Jason Church, U.S. Army Purple Heart recipient, who will deliver the lecture, “The Power of a Positive Attitude and Standing up to Adversity.” The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall on the University of Dubuque Campus. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for admission and may be obtained through the Farber Box Office.
Oct 7, 2014
Command Sergeant Major Rick G. Ernst, United States Army and the Iowa Army National Guard is being awarded the Legion of Merit, second award, at a ceremony in the University of Dubuque Veteran Center on Friday, October 10, at 1:00 p.m.
Oct 8, 2014
The University of Dubuque Chamber Singers and the Julien Chamber Choir, both directed by Kristen Eby, adjunct music faculty, will perform a joint concert on Sunday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Dubuque Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall. The concert, titled A Life in Song, features works by Mozart, Whitacre, and others, including the premiere of a commissioned work by Clarke University senior Adam O’Dell, based on the Dylan Thomas poem, “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night”. Tickets are available through the Farber box Office - $7 for adults, $3 students and children, UD faculty/staff/students are free of charge – but a ticket is required for admission.
Oct 9, 2014
University President Jeffrey F. Bullock today announced that the University of Dubuque has crossed the $100 million dollar mark in the Achieving the Dream campaign, which began on January 1, 2009. The campaign, scheduled to end December 31, 2015, has achieved its goal fifteen months ahead of schedule.
Oct 14, 2014
The University of Dubuque Poet-in-Residence Reading Series welcomes poet Lucia Orth on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
Oct 16, 2014
Heritage Center, the University of Dubuque’s performing arts, worship, and campus center, will host folk singer/songwriter-guitarist Carrie Newcomer on Friday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m. Carrie marks her UD debut with piano accompaniment by Gary Walters, and a special guest appearance by the UD Gospel Choir. The performance is part of a week-long artist residency at UD for the performer, during which she will participate in worship services, hold public workshops, and work with student writers, actors, and musicians.
Oct 21, 2014
On Thursday, November 6, at 6;00 p.m., former NFL football player and motivational speaker, Trent Shelton, will speak in Blades Chapel at the University of Dubuque. The event, sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Engagement and the Black Student Union, is $10 for the general public; free for UD students/faculty/staff. Tickets will be available at the door.
Nov 4, 2014
The University of Dubuque Department of Fine and Performing Arts along with the UD Drama Club will present Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses beginning this Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. and will hold performances through Sunday, November 9, 2014. Set in and around a pool of water, Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgeous imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms.
Nov 6, 2014
The University of Dubuque will present the second annual Christmas at Heritage Center onFriday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m. This year’s celebration, titled Wondrous Night, will take place in John and Alice Butler Hall.
Nov 7, 2014
Heritage Center, the University of Dubuque’s performing arts, worship, and campus center, recently announced several updates related to the 2014-2015 Live at Heritage Performing Arts Series.
Nov 7, 2014
A Service of Dedication for the new Veterans Memorial Training Center will be held on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 11:00 am at the new facility. The Veteran’s Day speaker is Colonel Robert Stavnes, Senior Army Advisor, Division West, First United States Army.
Nov 10, 2014
Last year, for the first time in the school’s history, five University of Dubuque band students were selected for membership in the 2013 Iowa College All-State Honor Band. This year, however, UD has doubled that number, and ten students will travel to Ames, IA to represent the University at this year’s event.
Nov 13, 2014
From November 6 - 8, the University of Dubuque Mediation Team competed at the fifteenth annual International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament at Brenau University (Gainesville, GA). The event attracted schools from throughout the United States including: Boston University, Middle Tennessee State University, Lewis University, Western Carolina University, and the University of San Diego.
Nov 14, 2014
Nov 17, 2014
The Charles and Elizabeth Bisignano Art Gallery in the University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center, announces a show of recent work by Jac Tilton. The show will be on display from Monday, November 17 through Friday, January 2, 2015. An an opening reception will be held on Friday, December 5 at 6:00 p.m., prior to the second annual Christmas at Heritage Center event.
Nov 18, 2014
Peter C. Brown, lead author of Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning, will speak in Blades Hall on the University of Dubuque campus on Thursday, December 4. The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be followed by a book signing. Brown’s lecture is sponsored by McGraw Hill Higher Education Group.
Nov 20, 2014
On Thursday, December 4 the men’s basketball game between the University of Dubuque Spartans and the Clarke University Crusaders will benefit the Women Caring for Women and Children (WCWC) group and the Victim Services Shelter in Dubuque. All gate receipts will be donated to WCWC. As well, a 50/50 raffle will be held during the game and silent auction items will be available to benefit the organization. Tip-off is at 7:00 p.m. in Stoltz Sports Center on the University of Dubuque campus.
Nov 25, 2014
The University of Dubuque Jazz Ensemble will present A Swingin’ Christmas on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall. 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.
Dec 1, 2014
University of Dubuque student organization Delta Phi Sigma will host an Ugly Sweater 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, December 13. This non-timed event for fun and charity will benefit Dubuque’s local Toys for Tots Foundation. Participants are invited to don the jingle bells, Santa hats, and ugly sweaters, lace up their running shoes, and join the fun on a scenic Grandview Avenue route. Run, walk, or slide across the finish line, then join us in the beautiful University of Dubuque's Heritage Center for refreshments and some festive tunes.
Dec 10, 2014
University of Dubuque’s Farber Box Office in Heritage Center will waive all online fees on tickets purchased at their website beginning at 10:00 a.m. on December 22 through December 26 as a special Christmas week special. Tickets and gift certificates in any denomination can be purchased at www.dbq.edu/heritagecenter. Additionally, Farber Box Office will be closed beginning December 20 and resume normal hours on January 5.
Dec 10, 2014
The University of Dubuque has been awarded a $4,300 Campus Action Project Grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW), sponsored by Pantene.
Dec 29, 2014
The University of Dubuque will host Emmy-award winning a capella quartet Tonic Sol-fa on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in John and Alice Butler Hall in Heritage Center. One of the nation’s most celebrated a cappella vocal ensembles, this program will feature the group’s modern vocal arrangements, with a special guest appearance from the Adrian Honor Choir.
Jan 6, 2015
The University of Dubuque’s Bisignano Art Gallery located within Heritage Center, will open its next exhibition, Dubuque High Schools Juried Art Show, on Thursday, January 8 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. The exhibition highlights works juried by high school art teachers from Dubuque Senior High School, Hempstead High School, and Wahlert High School. The 14 works in the show are in various media including ceramics, painting, photography, pen and ink, multimedia, and weaving.
Jan 8, 2015
University of Dubuque theatre students will present Dinner à la Morte, a murder mystery dinner theatre production, Saturday, January 31, 2015 and Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the University’s Babka Black Box Theatre, located in Heritage Center. The production will be directed by adjunct professor Molly Hoefflin of Die Laughing Players, Dubuque’s interactive theatre expert.
Jan 12, 2015
The University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center continues its Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with The Great Gatsby on Friday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. Adapted for the stage by Simon Levy, the Montana Repertory Theatre brings the famous novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald to life, following the illustrious and persistent Jay Gatsby in the brilliance and magic of the roaring twenties.
Jan 14, 2015
Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. Recently named one of “25 Visionaries Who are Changing Your World,” by Utne Reader, Wise has spoken in all 50 states, on over 800 college and high school campuses, and to community groups across the nation. He has also lectured internationally in Canada and Bermuda on issues of comparative racism, race and education, racism and religion, and racism in the labor market.
Jan 15, 2015
On Tuesday, February 3, the University of Dubuque welcomes attorney C.L. Lindsay III who will speak on the topic of Social Media and The Law. The event will be held at 7:00 p.m. in Blades Chapel, and is free and open to the public.
Jan 16, 2015
President Jeffrey F. Bullock announced today the development of a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Dubuque. Preparation for entry into accreditation by the Physician Assistant accrediting body, ARC-PA is now in progress. An informational session for interested students will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015 beginning at 9:00 a.m. in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall.
Jan 19, 2015
February 9-13, 2015 will mark the third annual African Heritage Week at the University of Dubuque. The week-long cultural experience, sponsored by the University's Office of Multicultural Student Engagement, will showcase the history, experiences, and culture throughout the African diaspora. This year’s theme will focus on dissecting the concept of “whiteness” and its effect on blacks throughout the diaspora historically and presently. Week-night events are free and open to the public.
Jan 20, 2015
The University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center continues its 2nd annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with the Dallas Brass “American Musical Journey”, on Saturday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m. The Dallas Brass repertoire includes classical, Dixieland, swing, Broadway, Hollywood, and patriotic music. The UD Wind Ensemble will be featured as special guest under the direction of Professor Nicholas Bratcher.
Feb 3, 2015
The University of Dubuque is pleased to welcome Dr. Marva Williams, economic development director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, who will speak on Wednesday, February18, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center. Her remarks are titled Is this Heaven? The Reality of African-American Interstate Migration. The event is free and open to the public.
Feb 6, 2015
On Thursday, February 26, at 7:30 p.m., comedian Pete Lee will appear in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall on the University of Dubuque campus. The event, sponsored by the University Program Council (UPC), is free (tickets required) for UD students, $5.00 for UD alumni/non-UD students, and $10 for the general public.
Feb 6, 2015
University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center continues its second annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with The Lightning Thief,performed by New York’s Theatreworks USA, on Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m. This one-hour Family Series presentation is based on the first installment of “Percy Jackson and The Olympians” book series by Rick Riordan.
Feb 12, 2015
Dr. Bradley Longfield, dean of the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS), announced the appointment of Christopher James as instructor of evangelism and missional Christianity and the promotions of Susan Forshey to assistant professor of discipleship and spiritual formation and Matthew Schlimm to associate professor of Old Testament.
Feb 12, 2015
In a year of firsts for the instrumental music program at the University of Dubuque, the wind band music component has achieved another significant accomplishment. In March of 2015, two students from UD will travel to Nashville, TN to participate in the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) National Small College Intercollegiate Band.
Feb 17, 2015
Brian Farrell, president of the Innocence Project of Iowa, will discuss the issue of wrongful convictions in the American criminal justice system, in a lecture on Monday, March 2, at 6:00 p.m. in Blades Chapel on the University of Dubuque campus. Farrell’s lecture is sponsored by the University of Dubuque’s Wendt Center for Character Education.
Feb 18, 2015
The University of Dubuque Fine and Performing Arts Department’s Ensemble Theatre Company proudly presents Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. The show begins each evening – Thursday, March 5; Friday, March 6; and Saturday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m.; with a matinee performance Saturday, March 7 at 2:00 p.m. in the Babka Black Box Theatre in the University's Heritage Center.
Feb 23, 2015
Four award-winning artists will collaborate with the University of Dubuque Fine and Performing Arts Department to present The Gretel Project, Monday, March 23 and Tuesday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m., in the Babka Black Box Theatre in the University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center. The event is a multimedia immersive experience that invites the audience to reimagine the world through the eyes of Gretel--the heroine of the famous fairy tale Hansel and Gretel by the Brothers Grimm. The Gretel Project is free and open to the public, but tickets are required through the Farber Box Office.
Feb 24, 2015
The University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center continues its 2nd annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with Ensemble Español “Flamenco Passion!” on Thursday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. Chicago's Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater engages crowds with quicksilver choreography steeped in an atmosphere of romance.
Sister Helen Prejean, Author of Dead Man Walking, to Speak as Wendt Center for Character Education Spring Lecturer
Feb 25, 2015
On Monday, March 30, the University of Dubuque’s Wendt Center for Character Education will host Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States, who will deliver the lecture, “Dead Man Walking – The Journey Continues” as part of the Lester G. and Michael Lester Wendt Lecture Series. The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall on the University of Dubuque Campus.
Feb 27, 2015
Mark Ward, vice president for academic affairs at the University of Dubuque, announced today that the University will launch its first entirely online master’s program, the Master of Arts in Christian Leadership, beginning fall semester, 2015.
Mar 9, 2015
The University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center continues its 2nd annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with the Annie Moses Band, Wednesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. Members of Annie Moses Band share family ties and are no strangers to musical innovations, sharing their faith and family legacy along the way.
Phi Theta Psi Hosts St. Baldrick’s Foundation Head-Shaving Event to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research
Mar 11, 2015
On Thursday, March 26, the University of Dubuque chapter of Phi Theta Psi will host a St. Baldrick’s Foundation signature head-shaving event to raise funds and awareness for lifesaving childhood cancer research. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. in McCormick Gymnasium on the University of Dubuque campus.
Mar 18, 2015
University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center continues its 2nd annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with The Berenstain Bears Live! in Family Matters, the Musical, Friday, April 17, at 7:00 p.m. This one-hour Family Series presentation is based on the acclaimed booksby Stan and Jan Berenstain and is performed by New York-based Matt Murphy Productions, LLC.
Mar 18, 2015
The University of Dubuque will host a series of arts and music events throughout the months of March and April 2015.
Mar 20, 2015
A team of University of Dubuque students, faculty, and staff were recently awarded a $4300 grant from American Association of University Women (AAUW), sponsored by Pantene. This grant, focused on supporting student projects to address gender stereotypes and biases on college campuses, will fund an event entitled Melting Gender Roles: Stirring Up Awareness. The event, scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Peters Commons Dining Hall on the UD campus, is being held in conjunction with UD’s Healthy Relationship Week; it is free and open to the public.
Mar 23, 2015
On Wednesday, April 8, the University of Dubuque’s Wendt Center for Character Education will host the Dubuque Area Youth Leadership Council’s (DAYLC) Character Development Day from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. One hundred high school juniors from schools throughout the Dubuque area will attend the event, where they will learn about leadership, values, character development, and making ethical decisions.
Mar 24, 2015
Dr. Michelle Farrell from the University of Liverpool will discuss “Torture in the 21st Century Liberal Democracy” in a lecture on Wednesday, April 8, at 5:00 p.m. in Blades Chapel on the University of Dubuque campus. Farrell’s lecture is sponsored by the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights and the University of Dubuque’s Honors Program.
Mar 25, 2015
On Thursday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m., the band Cover Drive will appear in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall on the University of Dubuque campus. The event, sponsored by the University Program Council (UPC), is free and open to the public (tickets required).