Academics

reviewed by Eric Wendt

Nebraska Wesleyan University has long offered some pretty unorthodox classes. But when I learned that Associate Professor of History Meghan Winchell was using “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” to teach a...

by Nancy Wehrbein (’75)

Honoring the efforts of workers who need better jobs, not just jobs, was in the mind of Adjunct Professor of History Christine (Hancock) Dempsey (’92) when she taught last fall’s Liberal Arts...

NWU gender studies students recognize that poverty in Lincoln is a gendered issue. Lincoln’s overall poverty rate is roughly 11 percent. But for Lincoln households headed by single women, that...

by Nancy Wehrbein (’75)

From the start, poverty has been a frequent topic among Liberal Arts Seminars (LAS), the first-semester courses designed to introduce college-level research, writing and critical thinking centered...

After graduation, many theatre students struggle to adapt to the hectic work of professional acting. Senior Cristiana Barbatelli of Mequon, Wis., is determined not to be one of them.

Illustrated by Catherine Griesen ('03)

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