Curtain Rises on Heritage Center May 11, 2013 Megan Gloss, TH Writer
was a black tie affair -- complete with tuxes, tails and evening gowns
-- Saturday night as the University of Dubuque welcomed patrons to
experience opening night at Heritage Center, the university's new fine
and performing arts, worship and campus center.
800 people filled the 1,000-seat John and Alice Butler Hall to delight
in the combined efforts of the Dubuque and the Columbus, Ohio,
The University of Dubuque held its 161st Commencement for 450 undergraduate, graduate, and seminary students.
University of Dubuque conferred degrees on 344 undergraduate and 85
graduate students during its 161st College Commencement Ceremony on
Saturday, May 18. Dr. Barbara Reid, assistant professor of nursing and
assistant department head delivered the commencement address, titled Now
University's Seminary conferred degrees on 36 students - 31 residential
and distance master of divinity, 2 master of missional Christianity,
and 3 doctor of ministry - during the Seminary Commencement Ceremony on
Saturday, May 18 at 9:30 a.m. in Heritage Center's John and Alice Butler
2013-14 Live at Heritage Center Inaugural Performance Season
Mark your calendars. Join us for the debut of this new series and
stay turned for ticket sales information. Full 2013-2014 brochures will
be available in early July. Subscription series tickets will be
available prior to single tickets. To join our mailing list, please
email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Farber Box Office at 563.585.SHOW. Click link below to see the mainstage performances.
UD for Kids is celebrating its 22nd year serving the gifted and
talented tri-state area students! Coordinator Cheryl Werner and
Assistant Rhonda Dyer are overseeing another record-setting year!
Currently, 816 UD Kids are enrolled in classes during June 17-21, June
24-28, and July 8-12 sessions.
New courses for this summer feature the Lasansky Collection in the
Heritage Center and drama classes on stage with Amy Ressler! Chef Andy
is again cooking up a storm with courses called Sweet Thing, Cookie
Crazy, and Build a Better Burger! Dr. Hoffman and a team of his UD
students doing summer research projects will lead a class called Science
Scholars! The latest aviation course at the airport is called Master
of Aviation! This is just a sampling of the courses available at UD
Be sure to take a peek on campus during UD for Kids!
Chlapaty Fellows . . . Take Two . . . And Action! Adam Hoffman, Ph.D. Dorothy Taylor Chair in Chemistry Associate Professor of Environmental Chemistry Department of Natural and Applied Sciences
18th saw the Goldthorp Science Center awash in a flurry of scholarly
activity (even more so than usual), as the first annual APEX celebration
for undergraduate scholarship was taking place. An amazing amount of
hard work from students of all majors was on display and a jovial time
was had by all. However on that day the brightest flash bulbs, the
reddest carpets, the most A-list academic celebrity cameos, and the
wittiest speeches took were saved for the announcement of the 2013
Chlapaty Fellowship recipients.