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News Archives: January, 2014

Shaffer Honored As Jerry Petitgoue Coaches Award Honoree

Jan 3, 2014
The University of Dubuque recently honored the 2013-14 recipient of the Jerry Petitgoue Coaches Award to Clay Shaffer. This annual award was recently named in honor of Wisconsin Hall of Fame coach Jerry Petitgoue, long-time boys basketball coach at Cuba City, Wis. Petitgoue is the winningest coach in the state of Wisconsin history with 846 wins.

University of Dubuque Fine and Performing Arts Department to Present Dinner à la Morte: Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Jan 8, 2014
University of Dubuque theatre students will present Dinner à la Morte, a murder mystery dinner theatre production, Saturday, February 1, 2014 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, an expert in interactive theatre in Dubuque.

Dubuque High School Juried Art Show at the University of Dubuque

Jan 9, 2014
Heritage Center’s Bisignano Art Gallery opens its next exhibition Dubuque High School Juried Art Show today, Thursday, January 9 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The exhibition highlights works juried by the high school art teachers themselves at Dubuque Senior High School, Hempstead High School and Wahlert High School. The 16 works in the show are in various media including ceramics, painting, photography, pen and ink, multimedia, and weaving.

University Program Council presents Homefree

Jan 9, 2014
On Thursday, January 30, UD’s University Program Council will present the a capella band Homefree – recent winners of Season 4 of NBC’s The Sing Off. The band will perform at 8:00 p.m. in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall.

University of Dubuque Theological Seminary Announces Online Continuing Education for Clergy

Jan 17, 2014
This spring, the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary will offer two online continuing education courses – Preaching John for Lent and Easter, and Epic of Epics: The Gospel in Classic Rock.

University of Dubuque Theological Seminary Announces 2014 Doctor of Ministry Cohort

Jan 17, 2014
The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS) is pleased to announce that the 2014 Doctor of Ministry (D.Min) Cohort will be led by Dr. Jerry Andrews, senior pastor, First Presbyterian Church of San Diego, CA and Dr. Bradley Longfield, dean and professor of church history at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary.

Live at Heritage Center presents The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites

Jan 21, 2014
Heritage Center, the University of Dubuque’s performing arts, worship, and campus center, will present The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites, performed by the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia, on Sunday, February 16, at 2:00 p.m. This triple-bill performance includes the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly, the fanciful account of Little Cloud’s travels through the sky, and the Mixed-up Chameleon’s discovery of his own unique nature.

University of Dubuque Music Faculty Member, Dr. Charles Barland to present A Celebration of the British Musical Tradition

Jan 21, 2014
University of Dubuque music professor and University Organist, Dr. Charles Barland, will present A Celebration of the British Musical Tradition at Wartburg Theological Seminary on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. The recital will take place in the Seminary’s Loehe Chapel, and will feature organ works of British composers and traditions along with choral works by the University of Dubuque Concert Choir, also under the direction of Dr. Barland.

African Heritage Week 2014

Jan 24, 2014
February 10-14, 2014 will mark 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. Week-night events are free and open to the public; tickets for Friday’s banquet celebration are $7 for non-UD students/community members and $5 for UD students/faculty/staff. Advance banquet reservations can be made by calling 563.589.3129 or emailing mellis@dbq.edu by Wednesday, February 12.

UW-Whitewater Faculty Piano Trio to Perform in University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center

Jan 27, 2014
The University of Dubuque Department of Fine and Performing Arts will host the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Faculty Piano Trio in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall on Thursday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m. Members of the trio include UW-Whitewater faculty members Leanne League (violin), Benjamin Whitcomb (cello), and Myung Hee Chung (piano).

Live at Heritage Center presents Ray Bradbury’s "Fahrenheit 451", performed by Aquila Theatre

Jan 29, 2014
Heritage Center, the University of Dubuque’s performing arts, worship, and campus center, continues its inaugural Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451,performed by the Aquila Theatre of New York, on Tuesday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m. Based on the novel of the same name published in 1953, Fahrenheit 451 follows the story of a young firefighter who burns books for a living – but an encounter with a young, eccentric woman spurs him to question his job and the oppressive society he lives in.