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Duane W. Acklie Hall of Science

Doors Open to New Acklie Hall of Science

Students were welcomed to a new semester on Monday, January 14 with a fresh blanket of snow and a much anticipated new science building.

Duane W. Acklie Hall of Science is the university’s first new academic building in 36 years. The three-story facility of approximately 80,000 square feet includes classrooms, laboratories, student study spaces, faculty offices and a greenhouse. The $29 million project was paid entirely through gifts from generous alumni, friends, corporations and foundations. 

U.S. News Names NWU a Top Regional University

U.S. News & World Report has named Nebraska Wesleyan University a top regional university. 

NWU is ranked among the top 10 percent of the colleges and universities named to the Regional Universities — Midwest category in the annual college rankings, which were released September 10. 

Senior Natalia Spengler plays the lead role of Hamlet.

Meet Hamlet: NWU's Prince of Denmark is a Woman of Infinite Zest

Natalia Spengler isn’t interested in likely stories. Give her a tale that twists. Make it vast. Have it kink and kick and contradict. That’s when you know you have something. 

You have a story that lands—like Spengler’s own 2,800-mile journey—in an unexpected place. A story that slides, neatly, into the unlikeliest of roles. 


Revolution 1968: Class Examines Turbulence of Past and Present

The year 1968 was one of turbulence, protests, and revolutions. 

Fifty years later, Assistant Professor of Political Science Kelly Clancy asked, “how can events of that year help us understand the turbulence experienced today?” The issue became Clancy’s topic for her fall Archway Seminar for first-year students. 

Dave Whitt, 2018-2019 Exemplary Teacher

Communication Studies Professor Named Exemplary Teacher

He’s known for his love of mythology and comic books, but his passion for teaching and supporting students is no illusion.

University Choir Winter Tour

University Choir to Perform Songs of Joy on Annual Winter Tour

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s award-winning University Choir will head south in January for its annual winter tour that will take them to four states and eight cities.