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Fulbright Commission Selects Two NWU Students for UK Summer Institute

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been selected for the Fulbright Summer Institute. They are among approximately 60 undergraduates from the United States and UK to be selected for the prestigious program.

Students Spend Month in Rwanda to Witness Post-Conflict Reconstruction

Two years ago Gerise Herndon led a group of Nebraska Wesleyan students to Rwanda for the university’s first faculty-led trip to Africa.

New Student Registration Parent Schedule

New Student Registration is an important opportunity for parents of new students.

While your student is learning about academic success, student involvement and finalizing their class schedule, parents will attend a variety of presentations about residential education, student health, career and counseling services, financial information, student involvement and academic resiliency.

Archway Cafe Summer Hours

The Archway Cafe is open this summer!

NWU Awards Degrees

President Fred Ohles awarded degrees to approximately 500 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 127th annual commencement held Saturday, May 14.

Students to Aid Forest Restoration in Thailand

Classes are done for the 2016-2017 academic year but seven Nebraska Wesleyan students are reading and researching all they can about Thailand. The group leaves May 19 for a 13-day service trip. It marks the first time a Nebraska Wesleyan student organization has traveled to Thailand.

Forward Your Summer Mail

To ensure you receive your mail during the summer and beyond if you are graduating, please do the following:

Students, Alumni Selected for Prestigious Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program

Three Nebraska Wesleyan University students and two alumni have been accepted into the Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program.

Kloefkorn Writers Series to Feature Nebraska Poet

Nebraska poet Marjorie Saiser will deliver the William C. Kloefkorn Nebraska Writers Series lecture on Thursday, April 28 at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

NWU Marks Shakespeare Anniversary With Renaissance Expert, Rare Collection, Theatre Productions

To honor the 400th anniversary of playwright William Shakespeare's death, Stephen Buhler, an expert in renaissance literature, will deliver the lecture, "Eloquence in Action: Rhetorics of Response in Shakespeare" at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Students Reflect on Flood Cleanup Efforts in South Carolina

The flooding lasted just days in Columbia, South Carolina, last October. But the recovery is far from over.

Puccini's Opera "La Rondine" Comes to O'Donnell Stage

What happens when love and desire pull in opposite directions?

Fulbright Scholarship Sends NWU Alumna to Spain

Lucy Sjulin listened closely to Spanish professor Rita Ricaurte talk about a faculty-led summer trip to Alicante, Spain. It was Sjulin’s first year at Nebraska Wesleyan and the opportunity to travel seemed appealing.

Theatre Comedy Explores Who Really Wrote Shakespeare's Plays

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Theatre Department continues its celebration of playwright William Shakespeare with the latest production, “Mrs. Shakespeare.”

Communication Scholar to Address Hate and Hate Speech In America

The co-author of the recently published book, The Communication of Hate, will discuss "Hate and Hate Speech in American Life" at a Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture on Wednesday, April 6.

Severe Weather Protocol

​Spring weather often brings severe weather.

Having Problems Connecting to NWU's Wifi?

Having problems connecting to NWU's wifi?

Save The Date: Homecoming 2016

Mark your calendars for September 22-25 for Homecoming 2016.

NWU Theater Retells Classic Shakespeare Comedy Through Musical "Illyria"

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Theatre Department continues its salute to William Shakespeare with the musical comedy, “Illyria.”

NWU Senior Finds Calling From Indian Reservation Experience

Passions can be inexplicable.

"Newton's Football" Co-Author to Discuss Bold Innovators

A science evangelist whose passion is helping make science fun will deliver Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Fetzer Science Lecture on Wednesday, March 23.

Last Assignment: Senior Finishes NWU Career by Composing Music for University Choir

Aaron Miller was only six-years-old when music started to play an important role in his life. He sang in his family church choir. He sang in high school.

Joint Mathematics Meeting

NWU Students Share Research at World's Largest Mathematics Conference

Three Nebraska Wesleyan University students had the opportunity to participate in the world’s largest math meeting.

Students Use Spring Break to Assist Flood Relief, Share in Civil Rights Conversations

Nearly nine months ago tragedy struck in Charleston, S.C. when nine individuals were gunned down at Emmanuel African Methodist Church.

Several months later floods broke out across Columbia, destroying homes and wiping out communities. To the rest of the nation, these events—though devastating—are in the past, but South Carolina residents are still recovering from the tragedies.

An Incredible Gift: NWU Receives Norman Luboff Singers Collection

“Four hundred years of music all encapsulated in compositions and arrangements.”

Touch of Class Jazz Choir to Perform Spring Tour in Iowa

Nebraska Wesleyan University's Touch of Class Jazz Choir will make three performance stops during its spring tour to Iowa.

Senior Finds Passion for Environmental Law Through White House Internship

Rachel Bauer loves politics.

From Backstage to Main Stage: Theater Student Returns From Prestigious Moscow Art Theatre Training Program

Drew Valaika was just 14-years-old when he auditioned for a role in his high school’s production of “Romeo & Juliet.”

10th Annual International Film Festival to Screen Six Films

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 10th annual International Film Festival is February 18-24 and will feature six films from Spain, Japan, Singapore, France, Germany, and Estonia.

Feature Writer, Poet, Novelist Highlight Spring Visiting Writers Series

A feature writer, poet and novelist will highlight Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Spring Visiting Writers Series.

Academic Honors List Announced

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its academic honors list for students enrolled in the adult program for the fall semester of the 2014-2015 academic year.

Fall Academic Honors List Announced

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the fall semester of the 2015-2016 academic year.

Spring Theater Season Marks Shakespeare's Death

Nebraska Wesleyan University is marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death with six shows by and inspired by the Bard. The spring season begins with “Othello” and a new take on same play called “Desdemona.”

Revived: Biology student and his professor among first to document salamander’s regenerative forearm

Biology professor Gary Gerald was not planning to conduct research on the salamander he purchased for the university's zoology lab; he simply wanted to display a variety of organisms for students.

The Story and Struggle Continue: NWU Alumna Leads Efforts at National Civil Right Museum

Nebraska Wesleyan University was closed for Martin Luther King Day. But January 18 was most certainly a workday for one NWU alumna. In fact, it’s her biggest workday of the year.

Physics Professor Discusses Work With New Horizons Mission to Pluto

Nebraska Wesleyan University physics professor Nathaniel Cunningham was elated as he watched the New Horizons spacecraft make its close fly-by of Pluto last summer. The successful fly-by also meant he had more work ahead.

Elder Gallery Exhibit Looks Through the Lens of Motherhood

Nebraska Wesleyan's Elder Gallery features a photography exhibit that explores children’s lives through their mothers’ camera lenses.

Students Assist With Hurricane Katrina Cleanup Efforts

It’s been 10 years since the water receded from Hurricane Katrina’s wrath in New Orleans.

Program Supports Students for Success in STEM

Five years ago Nebraska Wesleyan University was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to help increase its efforts in recruiting and matriculating minority students in the science, technology, engineering and math fields.

University Choir Plans Three-State Winter Tour

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s award-winning University Choir has announced a tour schedule that will take the ensemble to Colorado, New Mexico and across Nebraska in January.

Beyond Four Walls: Professors Find Creative Ways to Take Class Beyond the Classroom

Classes aren’t confined to four campus walls.

Seniors Gain Teaching Experience in Ireland Classrooms

Four Nebraska Wesleyan University education majors are wrapping up a two-month teaching experience that will leave them with a lifetime of memories.

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Marolf Named Inaugural Recipient of Hsu Biology Faculty Teaching Award

Cindy Marolf’s advanced anatomy and physiology class was anything but typical on December 9.

Full Potential: NWU Theatre Student Returns From Prestigious NYC Training

Three years ago Alexander MacAlpine wouldn’t have envisioned himself on a large theater stage, entertaining a packed auditorium in a lead role.

NWU Theatre to Celebrate the Holidays With Christmas Cabaret

Nebraska Wesleyan University musical theatre students will present a holiday-themed cabaret weekend December 11-13.

NWU Experience: Student Reflects on Internship at Syrian Refugee Camp

Luke Wenz was just seven-years-old when he saw the World Trade Center’s twin towers collapse on September 11, 2001.

NWU Makes Holiday Possible for Nearby Huntington Elementary School Families

For the past 22 years, a Thanksgiving tradition has warmed the hearts of Nebraska Wesleyan University faculty, staff and students, and warmed the kitchens of needy families.

Terror From Afar: French Students at NWU Reflect on Paris Attacks

Nebraska Wesleyan University student Marion Prudhomme spent the afternoon of Friday, November 13 shopping at a nearby thrift store. She was excited to show her purchase to fellow French international student and friend Emilie Triboulet.

Experience Space Exploration: Senior Spends Semester Interning at NASA History Office

Betsy Reimer’s internship is literally getting her “off the ground.”

Academic Calendar Changes to Begin in 2016-2017

For the past few years the Administrative Council has had many conversations with faculty, staff and students regarding the academic calendar.

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