Dust Bowl Presentation to Focus on Warren G. Grimes

Apr. 1st, 2015

Urbana’s industry leader in aviation lighting, Warren G. Grimes and the Grimes Manufacturing Company, will be the subject of a brown bag presentation on Monday, April 6 at 12 noon in the Urbana University Swedenborg Memorial Library, 579 College Way, Urbana. The event and parking are free. Read More

Giampetro to Present “The Greatest Generation” at Urbana University

Mar. 26th, 2015

The Dust Bowl of the 1930s occurred during the early years of historical events survived by the Greatest Generation. Frank Giampetro will discuss “The Greatest Generation” at a lecture on Monday, March 30 beginning at 6 pm in the Urbana University Swedenborg Memorial Library Read More

Dust Bowl Panel Discussion at UU on April 1

Mar. 26th, 2015

The impact of the New Deal program called the Living Newspaper and the effect of the political and agricultural policies revealed in the Living Newspaper script, Triple-A Plowed Under will be the topic of a panel discussion on Wednesday, April 1 at 12 noon in the Urbana University Swedenborg Memorial Library. Read More

McCoy Named to Board of Trustees at Urbana University

Mar. 25th, 2015

Chairman Dr. David R. Decker announced the addition of alumnus Richard “Dick” McCoy, of Cambridge, Ohio as the newest member of the Urbana University Board of Trustees. Read More

Urbana University to Perform Triple – A Plowed Under

Mar. 25th, 2015

Urbana University will produce an original Living Newspaper script, Triple – A Plowed Under, about the plight of farmers during the Great Depression to complement the American Library Association traveling exhibit, “Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry” currently on display at Urbana University’s Library. Read More

UU Student and Professor to Present on Dust Bowl

Mar. 24th, 2015

The Dust Bowl and life in the 1930s programming continues with two presentations on Tuesday, March 24. A brown bag presentation about political cartoons of the 1930s will take place at 12 noon followed at 4 pm by a presentation about The Federal Theater Project. Read More

UU to Celebrate Women’s History Month with Speaker

Mar. 24th, 2015

Dr. Heidi R. Ries, Dean for Research and Professor of Physics AFIT/ENR at the Air Force Institute of Technology - Wright Patterson AFB will present “Katharine Wright: Her Life and Lessons for Women of Today,” on Wednesday, March 25 from noon-1pm in the Student Center at Urbana University. Read More

Urbana University to Host Motivational Speaker Bob Mortimer

Feb. 9th, 2015

Urbana University is hosting speaker Bob Mortimer, author of Hope and Courage Across America, and President of Bob Mortimer Motivational Ministries, on Wednesday, February 11, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Student Center Moore Conference Room. Read More

Urbana University’s Joseph Honored with Statewide Innovation Award

Jan. 29th, 2015

Mitch Joseph, Associate Dean of Students for Campus Life & Student Engagement, is honored by the Ohio College Personnel Association (OCPA) with their annual Innovation Award. Read More

Urbana University hosts Basketball Alumni Reunion on February 7

Jan. 26th, 2015

The University will host the Round Ball Reunion, inviting former Urbana University basketball players, cheerleaders, coaches, athletic directors, faculty, staff, and friends to return to campus to relive their memories and renew relationships. Read More

Interim President Named at Urbana University

Dec. 22nd, 2014

Dr. David R. Decker has announced that Dr. Alex Capdeville will serve as Interim President of Urbana University. Read More

Urbana University Selected to Host a New Traveling Exhibition About Dust Bowl

Nov. 21st, 2014

Urbana University’s Swedenborg Memorial Library is pleased to announce that the traveling exhibit, “Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry” will arrive on campus in March 2015. Read More

Local Students Receive First-Ever Kessler Scholarship at Urbana University

Nov. 7th, 2014

Urbana University is pleased to announce the first-ever recipients of the Donna and Kenneth Kessler Scholarships. Read More

Magno Relojo Exhibit at Urbana University’s Miller Center

Nov. 3th, 2014

Urbana University’s Miller Center for Visual Arts opens a new exhibit by artist Magno Relojo “Influence of Light” with a public reception on Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 5 to 7:30 p.m Read More

Urbana University Presents Six Characters in Search of An Author

Nov. 3th, 2014

The performance is in the University’s Black Box Theatre on campus in the Hub. Performances run from Thursday through Saturday, November 13, 14 and 15 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 16 at 3:00 p.m. Read More

Urbana University Unveils Banners

Oct. 24th, 2014

Several large-scale spirit banners featuring UU athletes are unveiled on campus. Read More

UU and Champaign Family YMCA Partner for Student Memberships

Aug. 26th, 2014

Urbana University and the Champaign Family YMCA are partnering to offer semester-long Y memberships to full-time students. Effective immediately, all students that reside on campus will enjoy a membership that will enable them to access increased fitness facilities and organized intramural sports. Commuter students will have the option to purchase a membership as well. Read More


Registration for Fall Term
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Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry: The Dust Bowl
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No Classes - Good Friday
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Final Day for Course Withdrawl
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Grimes Manufacturing: Light in Urbana’s Skies in the 1930s
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Events Calendar


Urbana University: Last chance to catch UU Theatre's Triple-A Plowed Under tonight at The Hub, Box Office opens at 7:30.