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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. 

Nebraska Wesleyan ranked 17th on the list of 175 schools. NWU joins Valparaiso University, Drake University, Butler University, and Creighton University among the top of the list.

Largest incoming class

NWU Welcomes Largest Class in University History

When Nebraska Wesleyan University begins classes on Monday, August 20, it will welcome its largest incoming class in school history.

The incoming class includes 490 first-year students from 19 states, and more than 60 transfer students. Total enrollment for the 2018-2019 academic year will near 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students.

Nine NWU students and alumni have been accepted to UNMC's College of Medicine early decision program — nearly 20 percent of the medical center's early acceptance pool.

NWU Students, Alumni Make Up 20 Percent of Med School's Early Acceptance Program

Nine Nebraska Wesleyan University students and alumni have been accepted to the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Medicine through the early decision program. 

This year’s early admission pool at UNMC accepted 50 students from across the country with NWU current students and recent graduates making up 20 percent of the pool.

Senior Morgan Zabel's research at UNMC.

Senior's Research on Genetic Disease Affirms her Calling to Medicine

Morgan Zabel spent her summer contributing to medicine.  

She didn’t cure any diseases. But a summer research experience gives her hope not only for a future career, but for the advances in medicine happening every day. 

Senior Quentin Timblin spent his summer interning at a pharmacy in Madrid, Spain.

Biochemistry, Modern Languages Major Gains Pharmacy Experience in Madrid

When Quentin Timblin first came to Nebraska Wesleyan University, he had his heart set on studying chemistry. 

Fast forward four years and he’s studying abroad in Argentina and thinking about medical school.

The senior biochemistry and modern language studies double major said impactful courses and conversations led him down a new path.

2018 Homecoming Royalty

NWU Crowns Homecoming Royalty

Evan Marshall, Claire Beshaler, and Michaela Wells have been crowned the 2018 Homecoming king and queens.

Marshall, an accounting major from Seward, Neb., Beshaler, a communication studies major from Arnold, Neb., and Wells, a social work major from Lincoln, Neb., were crowned on Friday, October 5 and will reign over weekend homecoming activities.