Academics

There’s a joke about the ubiquitous squirrels on campus. When asked how many squirrels live here, it’s fun to answer, “There are only two. They’re just really fast.”

Evan Harpster (’12), a biology and German major from Fremont, Neb., has earned a Fulbright scholarship, which will allow him to teach English in Germany.

Political action wasn’t in Chelsea Johnson’s (’13) plans when she arrived at Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2009.

A theatre arts major and an elementary education and music major both earned prestigious awards this spring.

—Reviewed by Eric Wendt (’99)

History professor Sandra Mathews clears away the gun smoke that clouds our ancestors on the Great Plains