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Students' Organizational Identity Project Draws Accolades From Company Officials

When Nebraska Wesleyan University students Lauren Jablonski, Katie Paloucek and Rachel Andersen received their semester assignment for their Organizational Communication class, they envisioned many late nights at the library.

 

Student’s Internship Includes Research On Chile’s Earthquake

Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Kaycie Rupp spent nearly a month researching and writing a report about Chile’s upcoming leadership change.

 

NWU Professor’s Science Fiction Interest Results in Two Books

Nebraska Wesleyan University communication professor Dave Whitt can talk Harry Potter, Star Wars and Lord of the Rings with the best of them.

 

English Professor Kathy Wolfe Named Dean of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Nebraska Wesleyan University professor Kathy Wolfe has been named the new Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

 

Forensic Science Professor Deployed to Haiti to Assist in Morgue

A Nebraska Wesleyan University forensic science professor has been deployed to Haiti where she will spend two weeks working in a mobile morgue.

 

Religion Professor's Classroom Enhanced by Recent Middle East Experience

In the 10 years that religion professor Rita Lester has taught at Nebraska Wesleyan University, she has seen an increasing demand for courses on Islam.

 

NWU Professor Honored as a Social Worker of the Year

Lisa Borchardt beams whenever she gets a phone call from a service agency asking for a Wesleyan student volunteer.

Cross-Cultural Psychology Class Takes Students to Costa Rica

A Nebraska Wesleyan psychology professor and three students recently experienced a cultural adventure among the “happiest people on earth.”

 

Service Trip to Indian Reservation Results in Life Lessons

Fifteen student members of Nebraska Wesleyan’s Global Service Learning organization traveled to Rosebud Indian Reservation during their recent winter break hoping to help its residents clean, sort, and organize a thrift store.

Helping Haiti: Health Kit Assembly, Supply Drive Planned

Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Jamie Krahn had a seven-hour ride home from a recent university service trip that gave her plenty of time to think about an issue weighing heavy on her mind: how can NWU help Haiti’s earthquake victims?

 

Wesleyan Named Among Country's Top Fulbright Scholarship Producers

For the fifth year, Nebraska Wesleyan has been recognized as one of the top producers of the prestigious Fulbright scholarship.

Firsthand Research: Tropical Biology Class Takes Students to Costa Rica

Nebraska Wesleyan students interested in tropical biology are easily intrigued by their textbook readings and classroom instruction on the topic. But relocating the class to Costa Rica for three weeks often solidifies their interest.

NWU Social Work Student Selected for White House Internship

Last year’s presidential election was the first time NWU senior Laurel Johnson could vote. In January she will head to Washington, D.C. to work in the house occupied by the man she voted for.

Religion Professor One of 12 in Nation Selected for Middle East Seminar

Studying religion is like studying foreign language: its good to know more than one, says religion professor Rita Lester.

Forensic Science Student Helps Solve Crime On Internship

When forensic science graduate student Kimberly Van Den Akker scheduled her internship with the Kansas City Kansas Police Department (KCKPD) last summer, she hoped to gain more hands-on experience in crime scene investigation techniques.

Nebraska Wesleyan Announces Homecoming Royalty

Nebraska Wesleyan University crowned Jessica States of North Platte and Malcolm Wade of Lincoln as its 2009 homecoming queen and king.

Alumni Events Retrospective

Here are just some of the recent NWU alumni events.

Student, Professor Take Research to Chile to Study Country's Psychological Impact From Conflict

While sitting in her “Readings in Spanish Literature” class last spring, NWU student Lexie Zoucha got an idea.

Two NWU Professors Selected For Smithsonian Exhibit

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University art professors have been selected to have their work showcased at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

English Professor Named Exemplary Teacher

A Nebraska Wesleyan University English professor has been named the 2009-2010 Exemplary Teacher by the United Methodist Church Division of Higher Education.

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