News

May 9, 2014
Googling God
Religious scholar asks, “How will we make the internet a blessing?”
April 17, 2014
Huffington Post Editor to Discuss Religion and the Internet
Paul Rauschenbush, executive religion editor of the Huffington Post, will present the Mattingly Visiting Scholar Lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Thursday, May 1.
November 15, 2012
Religion Professor Named "Nebraska Professor of the Year"
Last year Rita Lester assigned Manufacturing Religion to students enrolled in her Liberal Arts Seminar titled, “Myth.”
April 16, 2012
Scholar to Discuss Religion's Decline and Awakening
A scholar who says religion is going through a challenging period of change, erosion and decline, will share her research at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture.
October 19, 2011
NWU to Screen Academy Award Nominated Film "Promises"
Ziad Abbas, associate director of Middle East Children's Alliance, will be on campus Monday, October 24 to screen his Academy Award-nomimated film "Promises."
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.
April 20, 2011
Author, Educator to Give NWU Lecture on "Islamophobia"
An author and educator on Muslims in America will deliver his lecture, “Islamophobia: How Muslims Became America’s Enemy” at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Thursday, April 28.
September 9, 2010
Religion Major Wins Prestigious Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship
In her three years as a Nebraska Wesleyan University student Jessica Danson has studied abroad in Mexico, Germany and Estonia.
April 8, 2010
Fulbright Scholarship Winner Will Teach and Research in Vietnam
As a philosophy major, Nebraska Wesleyan University graduate Nicole Spry knows its second nature for her to question and consume information.
March 25, 2010
Leading Public Intellectual to Explore Ethical Questions at NWU Lecture
The president of PEN American Center, the internationally acclaimed literary and human rights association, will explore some of the central ethical questions of our time during his upcoming lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University.