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UD for KIDS Record Enrollment Year

Jun 28, 2012
The summer 2012 <strong>UD for KIDS</strong> program is now in full swing - bringing young students from first through seventh grade to the University Campus.&nbsp; &nbsp;Grades 1-2 were present for the program's first week - June 18-22; grades 3-4 are on campus this week - June 25-29; and grades 5-7 will attend classes July 9-13.&nbsp; Classes are held daily from 12:30-4:00 p.m. at various campus locations.&nbsp; For the first time ever, <strong>UD for KIDS</strong> closed enrollment in March and April due to an overwhelming response.&nbsp; Classes filled extremely quickly - with a current enrollment of 802 students.

UD Hosts Career Professionals of Iowa Conference

Jul 3, 2012
The University of Dubuque's Career &amp; Life Service Office will host the 2012 Career Professionals of Iowa Conference, to be held on Thursday, July 12 and Friday, July 13 at the Grand River Center in the Port of Dubuque.&nbsp;

State Economic Development Board Accepts Bullock Appointment

Jul 23, 2012
The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board (Des Moines, IA) has accepted the appointment of Jeffrey F. Bullock, president of the University of Dubuque, as an ex-officio member of the board.&nbsp; The Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (IAICU) appoints a representative from one of the state's private institutions to serve on the IEDA board.

University of Dubuque Theological Seminary Student Receives Apollos Scholarship

Aug 17, 2012
<p>The Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation has recently announced the recipients of the Apollos Scholarship Program. Apollos scholarship awards continue the tradition of the Presbyterian Theological Seminary at Omaha, which opened in the fall of 1891. </p>

University of Dubuque Welcomes Students for 2012-2013 Academic Year

Aug 22, 2012
With the 2012-20013 academic year set to begin with the start of classes on Thursday, August 30, the University of Dubuque campus is alive with activity as students and faculty return to the campus.

UD Opening Convocation Marks 160th Year

Sep 11, 2012
The 160th Opening Convocation of the University of Dubuque will begin at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 18, 2012 in Westminster Presbyterian Church.&nbsp;&nbsp;

University of Dubuque Celebrates Homecoming 2012

Oct 1, 2012
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Almost Free: African Americans in Dubuque 1830-1900

Mar 22, 2013
On Thursday, April 4, the University of Dubuque welcomes Dr. David Brodnax, Sr., who will deliver a lecture titled Almost Free: African Americans in Dubuque, 1830-1900. The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Charles and Romona Myers Center Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

McGovern Named National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III President Elect

Mar 11, 2014
The National Wrestling Coaches Association announced University of Dubuque head wrestling coach Jon McGovern as Division III president elect replacing position vacated by Roger Crebs of Lycoming. He will assume the vacated position immediately.

Spartans Sweep, Wipperfurth All-time Career Wins Leader

Apr 2, 2014
The University of Dubuque softball team captured another sweep on the road by collecting a pair of wins against the UW-Platteville Pioneers on Wednesday afternoon. UD trailed 0-1 entering the seventh inning in game one and battled back for a 2-1 victory. In game two, the Spartans jumped out to an early lead and cruised to an 8-2 win. The two wins earned head coach Wendi Wipperfurth the all-time UD career wins record with her 65th victory in just her fourth season. Previous mark was held by Ted Rebholz (1984-1992) with a career record of 64-212 overall.