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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 496 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.

U2 Conference, Belfast, Ireland

Research Takes Student, Professor to Ireland for U2 Conference

Three years ago Nebraska Wesleyan University student Georgia Straka selected “The Music and Meaning of U2” as her Archway Seminar, her very first college course.

“I didn’t really know who U2 was prior to the class,” Straka admitted. “But I ended up learning so much and really appreciating the band.”

Josie Jacobson, Iowa Cubs intern

Internship Matches Sports Management Major With Her Love of the Game

Josie Jacobson has fond memories of her days on the softball field: the dirt, the dugouts, the fans, the camaraderie. 

So when the sports management major from Grand Island learned from her professor that the Iowa Cubs was hiring interns, she was quick to apply and return to the familiarity of the ballpark.

Megan Canfield, Gilman Scholarship Winner

Gilman Scholarship Sends Two Abroad for Fall Semester

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University seniors have been selected to receive a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad for the fall semester.

Jennifer Ziegler, Dean of Graduate Programs

Valparaiso University Administrator Named NWU's Inaugural Dean of Graduate Programs

Jennifer Ziegler has been named the inaugural Dean of Graduate Programs at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Pathways Scholarship with Central Community College

CCC Becomes Newest Pathways Scholarship Partner

Central Community College has become Nebraska Wesleyan University’s newest partner in the Pathways Scholarship Program. 

On Thursday, July 26, Nebraska Wesleyan University President Fred Ohles and Central Community College President Matt Gotschall signed the formal agreement.