University of Dubuque


News Archives: April, 2014

UD Department of Fine and Performing Arts presents Spring into the Arts Performance Series

Apr 2, 2014
The University of Dubuque Department of Fine and Performing Arts will present a spring performance series entitled Spring into the Arts. The series will include performances from University ensembles such as the UD Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Gospel Choir, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Ensemble Theatre Company, UD Dance Company, and more. Over one hundred UD students are involved in the department and its ensembles and performances, performing everything from instrumental jazz, classical choral pieces, new musical theatre, and comic operas. For more information on the fine and performing arts at UD, visit

Pictures, Literally, at an Exhibition

Apr 2, 2014
From April 12 – 14, students from the University of Dubuque’s computer graphics program will exhibit their visual interpretations of Mussorgsky’s orchestral Pictures at an Exhibition at Heritage Center’s Bisignano Art Gallery. The exhibit, titled Pictures, Literally, at an Exhibition, opens at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 12 in conjunction with the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra’s Mussorgsky performance at 7:30 p.m. in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall.

UD to Participate in Dubuque Family STEM Festival

Apr 3, 2014
On Saturday, April 12, the University of Dubuque will participate in the second annual Dubuque Area Family STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Festival. Students and professors from UD’s aviation, science, education, computer information systems, and mathematics departments will present engaging activities for festival participants.

University of Dubuque Department of Fine and Performing Arts and Drama Club to present Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance

Apr 7, 2014
University of Dubuque music and theatre students will present The Pirates of Penzance, a comic opera written by Gilbert and Sullivan on Thursday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, May 3 at 2:00 p.m. in John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center. The production will be directed by University of Dubuque’s Director of Theatre Arts, Amy Ressler.

UD Social Justice Class to Hold Second Annual Debate

Apr 28, 2014
On Wednesday, May 7, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., the University of Dubuque’s Honors Program will hold the Second Annual Social Justice Debate in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall. The intent of the debate is to provide illumination on two controversial topics. Students will engage in parliamentary-style debating, which involves alternating rounds and audience participation. Doors open at 5:30; the public is encouraged to attend this open event.

UD to Host Second Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

Apr 29, 2014
Tuesday, April 29 through Thursday, May 1, the University of Dubuque will host the second annual Apex: Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity. Events will be held in Heritage Center at various times over the three-day period (see schedule). All events are free and open to the public.

Football Earns 10 NFF Hampshire Honor Society Members

Apr 29, 2014
The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today the members of the 2014 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college career. A total of 838 players from 267 schools qualified for membership in the society's eighth year, setting a new record for the number of members in the history of the program, which began in 2007. The University of Dubuque is proud to lead the Iowa Conference with 10 new members.