News

May 9, 2011
Longtime Economics Professor Loretta Fairchild Retires
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s faculty will say goodbye this month to a faculty dynamo and university fixture: retiring Professor Emerita of Economics Loretta Fairchild.
May 9, 2011
Two NWU Students Land Boren Scholarship to Continue Studies Overseas
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students are among only 151 students in the nation to win the prestigious Boren Scholarship.
May 9, 2011
Summer Academic Trips Take Students to Estonia, India, Ireland and Indian Reservations
Spring semester may be over but many students and faculty are packing their bags for summer academic courses that will take them far beyond the classroom walls.
May 3, 2011
Religion Professor Wins Faculty Teaching Award
Students and colleagues of Rita Lester say the religion professor is known for her rigorous courses. And in the same breath, they’re quick to point out that her courses are so intriguing and engaging that students want to come back for more.
May 2, 2011
Choir To Make Concert Stops in Illinois and Wisconsin
The Emmy-nominated Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir will perform a concert of classic choral literature during its upcoming tour that will include concerts in Libertyville, Ill. and Madison, Wis.
April 29, 2011
Food Bank Director to Deliver NWU Commencement Address
The executive director of the Food Bank of Lincoln will deliver the address at Nebraska Wesleyan’s University’s 122nd annual commencement.
April 27, 2011
"A Night For Joan" Fundraiser Planned For Theatre Professor
On Monday, May 2, NWU theatre students will host a fundraiser to help defray medical costs of theatre professor Joan Korte. 
April 27, 2011
Music Student to Study Under America's Leading Opera Soprano
Senior Bria Langer was merely hours away from performing in her final Nebraska Wesleyan opera when she was notified of her next adventure.
April 26, 2011
Phil Bakken, Lindsey Jones will lead 2011-2011 Student Affairs Senate
The NWU student body has elected Phil Bakken of Fremont and Lindsey Jones of Lincoln as the new president and vice president of the 2011-2012 Student Affairs Senate.
April 26, 2011
Biology Students Earn Top Honors at Undergraduate Research Conference
Eight Nebraska Wesleyan University biology students have returned from the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference where two NWU students received top honors.