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2013-14 Awards & Honors / Student-Athlete of the Month

Jun 9, 2014

University of Dubuque Athletics Awards and Honors for the 2013-14 school year.

Professor Gary Neal Hansen Receives CRT’s “Devotional Book of the Year” Award

Jun 5, 2013

The British organization Christian Resources Together announced that they have honored Kneeling with Giants: Learning to Pray with History’s Best Teachers by Gary Neal Hansen (InterVarsity Press, 2012) with their award for “Devotional Book of the Year.” Hansen is associate professor of church history at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary.

University of Dubuque Announces Live at Heritage Center Inaugural Season

Jul 18, 2013

The University of Dubuque is pleased to announce the launch of its newest performing arts initiative, Live at Heritage Center. This new performing arts series features nine professional guest artist performances selected from today’s international touring circuit. The season debuts with Doc Severinsen, of Tonight Show fame, on Saturday, September 21. The series includes two performances specifically tailored to family audiences with young children, and a bonus event, Christmas at Heritage Center - the University’s newest annual holiday celebration. All 2013-2014 Live at Heritage Center performances occur in Heritage Center’s signature venue, John and Alice Butler Hall, with a seating capacity of 1000 patrons.

UD Expands LIFE Accelerated Adult Degree Program to Cedar Rapids

Jul 18, 2013

The University of Dubuque is pleased to announce the expansion of its accelerated adult degree program – LIFE (Learning Institute for Fulfillment and Engagement) – in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The University’s LIFE program offers accelerated baccalaureate and master’s degree programs for adult learners.

University of Dubuque Heritage Center To Host Public Open House

Jul 25, 2013

Heritage Center, the University of Dubuque’s new performing arts, worship, and campus center, will host a public open house on Wednesday, August 7, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The evening will feature live entertainment, building tours, complimentary refreshments, door prizes, and an early opportunity to purchase individual event tickets. Brochures will also be distributed featuring the University’s inaugural 2013-2014 Live at Heritage Center performing arts season.

2012-13 Awards & Honors

Aug 5, 2013

University of Dubuque Athletics Awards and Honors for the 2012-13 school year.

UD Men’s Tennis Named 2013 ITA All-Academic Team

Aug 8, 2013

The University of Dubuque Men’s Tennis team was named an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team award winner. The Spartans were one of 40 Division III teams to earn the award on the men’s side for the 2012-13 academic year. In addition, five Spartan student-athletes earned the honor of ITA Scholar-Athlete.

Women's Tennis Earns 2013 ITA All-Academic Team Award

Aug 8, 2013

The University of Dubuque Women’s Tennis team earned the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team award. The Spartans were one of 82 teams to earn the award on the women’s side for the 2012-13 academic year. In addition, two Spartan student-athletes earned the honor of ITA Scholar-Athlete. The UD Men's Tennis team joined the women's team to become the only Iowa Conference school to place both teams on the ITA All-Academic team list.

Homecoming 2013: Come Home to the Arts

Aug 15, 2013

University of Dubuque alumni/ae will return to campus for the 160th Homecoming Celebration, October 10th thru 13th. The 2013 celebration centers around the opening of the beautiful Heritage Center, the newest addition to the UD campus. Spartan Nation is encouraged to "Come Home to the Arts."

Spartans Improve to #8 in NSCAA Poll - RV in D3soccer.com Top 25

Sep 10, 2013

The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team moved up two spots to eighth in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire NCAA Division III North Region Poll. UD also received votes (13) in the D3soccer.com Top 25. The Spartans have outscored the opposition 14-4 on their way to a 4-0 record.

Live at Heritage Center presents Preeminent Folk Music Group, Ensemble Galilei

Oct 2, 2013

Heritage Center, the University of Dubuque’s new performing arts, worship, and campus center, continues its inaugural Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with Ensemble Galilei: First Person Seeing America on Sunday, November 3 at 2:00 p.m. Captivating narration by professional actors Lily Knight and Adrian LaTourelle combine with iconic images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the evocative music of Ensemble Galilei to create a powerful performance.

University of Dubuque to Dedicate Heritage Center

Oct 2, 2013

On Sunday morning, October 13, the University of Dubuque will officially dedicate the new Heritage Center. The Festival Worship Service and Dedication of Heritage Center will begin at 11:00 a.m. in John and Alice Butler Hall of Heritage Center.

Sieverding Chosen for Iowa High School Athletics Hall of Fame

Oct 2, 2013

University of Dubuque Men’s Basketball Head Coach Robbie Sieverding was announced as one of the newest members of the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Basketball Hall of Fame. Sieverding prepped at Bellevue Marquette High School before staring at the University of Northern Iowa. Induction ceremonies will be held on March 15th during the state tournament.

Ripley Smith to Speak at Wendt Center for Character Education Fall Lecture

Oct 2, 2013

On Monday, October 14, the University of Dubuque’s Wendt Center for Character Education’s will host a lecture by professor and activist, L. Ripley Smith (C’97). The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. in John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center. The event is free and open to the public.

2013 Athletics Hall of Fame Class

Oct 11, 2013

The University of Dubuque will induct the 2013 Athletics Hall of Fame Class on October 12, 2013. This year's honorees are: Greg Ortberg (Class of 2000) and the the 1959 Cross Country Team. Jerry Petitgoue (Class of 1963) will be inducted into the Hall of Distinction.

Spartan Men's Golf Among the Best in the Division III

Oct 14, 2013

The University of Dubuque Spartans men’s golf team has been working toward a moment like this fall for the past three years.

University of Dubuque Heritage Center Announces SchoolBus Performance Series

Oct 17, 2013

The University of Dubuque is pleased to announce the launch of its newest performing arts initiative, Live at Heritage Center SchoolBus Performance Series. Beginning Winter 2014, this annual series will provide learning opportunities for K-8 students throughout the entire tri-state area.

Spartan Men's Golf Among Nation's Best

Oct 17, 2013

UD to Host Streamlines Conference

Oct 21, 2013

On Saturday, November 9, The University of Dubuque will host the sixth annual Streamlines: An Undergraduate Conference Celebrating Language, Literature, and Writing. The event will be held in the new Heritage Center on the University of Dubuque campus. Iowa’s Poet Laureate, Mary Swander, will deliver this year’s keynote address, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Butler Hall. The keynote address will be free and open to the public for the first time in Streamlines history.

UD DNAS Department to Present Seminar

Oct 22, 2013

UD DNAS Department Seminar Series Presents: “A Tale of Cold Blood: Changes in the Clotting Properties of Blood in Hibernating Amphibians and Reptiles”


UD DNAS Department to Present Seminar

Oct 22, 2013

UD DNAS Department Seminar Series Presents: “A Tale of Cold Blood: Changes in the Clotting Properties of Blood in Hibernating Amphibians and Reptiles”


Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Executive, William Testa, to Speak at UD

Oct 22, 2013

On Wednesday, November 6, the University of Dubuque will host Dr. William Testa of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for a public lecture titled The Midwest Economy: Past and Future. Testa’s presentation will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Charles and Romona Myers Center Auditorium (Room 146), and is free and open to the public.

UD Fall Theatre Production Focuses on Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Nov 1, 2013

The University of Dubuque Department of Fine & Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club will present The Forgiving and The Forgetting written by UD Theatre Professor Amy Ressler with Jade Angelica, founder and director of Healing Moments Alzheimer’s Ministry. With original music and lyrics by songwriter Karen Buechele, this original drama tells the story of two siblings whose mother has Alzheimer’s Disease. An especially relevant work for caregivers of persons with dementia, the play will be a featured part of the November 7 Alzheimer’s Association conference on the University of Dubuque campus. There will also be post-show discussions with the actors and the writers after each evening performance.

Wendt Character Scholars Promote a Gratitude Week at UD

Nov 1, 2013

During the week of November 11, the University of Dubuque Wendt Character Scholars will celebrate Gratitude Week. The week will focus on how simply giving thanks can be a humbling experience, and can make a huge difference in a person’s life.

Spartans Fall 85-66 to UNI

Nov 1, 2013

The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team looks to be among the best in Division III in 2013-14. On Friday night, they played one of the top Mid-Majors in Division I in the University of Northern Iowa (UNI). The Spartans lost to UNI 85-66 in the Exhibition Game at the McLeod Center in front of 3,278 fans. Chris Frazier and Lucas Ware led UD in scoring with 15 points each.