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Huge Foundation Honored With University's Story Award

Last summer six Nebraska Wesleyan students traveled to Charleston, S.C. to present business ideas to a group of angel investors.

Nebraska Artists Featured in Elder Gallery "Impact Best" Exhibit

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Elder Gallery opens a new exhibit October 10, “Impact Best: Nebraska Impact Artists.”

Two NWU Faculty to Share Their Happiness With TEDxLincoln

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University communication professors — known for their blissful personalities — are about to share their happiness with Nebraska.

New Skills Lab Provides Realistic Environment for Nursing Students

On the eve before their new academic year, 18 Nebraska Wesleyan University students took a walk down the halls of the Olin Hall of Science basement until they came upon a bright white light.

NWU Crowns Homecoming Royalty

Nebraska Wesleyan University seniors Amy Christensen and Connor Bohlken have been crowned the 2015 homecoming queen and king.

Eight Alumni Honored as Legends and Legacies

One of the highlights of homecoming at NWU is the annual Legends and Legacies banquet. That’s where NWU pays special tribute to outstanding alumni for life and career accomplishments.

Sunday Pops Concert Will Feature Broadway Star

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Symphonic Band will perform its annual Homecoming Pops Concerts on Sunday, September 20 and will be accompanied by Broadway star Ivan Rutherford.

Fall Visiting Writers Series Features Poets, Fiction Writer

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its schedule and featured writers for the fall Visiting Writers Series.

Nebraska Wesleyan Named a Top National Liberal Arts University

U.S. News & World Report has again named Nebraska Wesleyan University a top national liberal arts university.

New Academic Year Brings Renovated Residence Hall, Nursing Lab, First-Year Enrollment Increase

When Nebraska Wesleyan University kicks off the 2015-2016 academic year on Monday, August 24, it will welcome it’s largest first-year class in 50 years.

Elder Gallery Exhibit Demonstrates Impact of Eminent Domain on KC Neighborhood

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Elder Gallery opens September 1 with an exhibit that explores eminent domain and its implemented reality on a Kansas City neighborhood.

NWU Fraternity, Sorority Receive National Recognition

Two chapters in Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Greek community have received national recognition.

Social Inequality Class Turns Service Learning Project into Culture Camp

Susan Wortmann wanted students enrolled in her "Social Inequality" course to gain insight on the social issues that stem from inequality. Students read their textbooks and listened to lectures, but Wortmann, associate professor of sociology, wanted her students to truly understand the issues surrounding social inequality.

Alums Implement Program to Empower Middle School Students

Middle school is a new, exciting time for students, but it also comes with challenges.

NWU Theatre Announces Season

Nebraska Wesleyan University Theatre opened its season in mid-August with the longest-running American musical in Broadway history — "Chicago." It was the first of 12 main-stage productions scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

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State Games of America Provide Valuable Internship Experience to NWU Students

On July 28, 14,000 athletes from across the country will arrive in Lincoln to participate in the 2015 State Games of America. For the next five days, Katie Bruns and Shawn Welch will spend hours traveling to area sports venues to ensure everything runs according to plan.

Professor Turns Wyoming Wilderness into Classroom for Lesson on Disconnecting

The first time biology professor Dale Benham invited psychology professor Frank Ferraro to join him on the annual Archway Seminar trip to the Minnesota Boundary Waters, he had no idea that his decision to go would impact him and his future students.

New Program Gives Students a Try at Social Entrepreneurship

Three campuses. Two countries. One successful product pitch.

NWU Launches New Master of Education Program

Nebraska Wesleyan University is expanding its graduate program offerings.

Students Take Musical Talents to Premier Greek Festival

Four Nebraska Wesleyan University vocalists and their director will spend much of July in Greece to be part of a renouned cultural festival.

NWU to Celebrate New Horizons Mission to Pluto With "Plutopalooza" Event

The New Horizons spacecraft is speeding towards Pluto for its first close look of the dwarf planet. The spacecraft’s closest approach will take place on Tuesday, July 14 and Nebraska Wesleyan will celebrate with a “Plutopalooza” event.

Third NWU Student Wins Fulbright Scholarship

A third Nebraska Wesleyan University student has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.

History Professor Reflects on her Experience in Charleston During Tragic Shootings

On Wednesday, June 17, six Nebraska Wesleyan University faculty, administrators and staff were in Charleston, S.C. — the same day as the tragic Emanuel AME Church shooting, which claimed nine lives.

NWU Named Among College "Hidden Gems"

Collegeraptor.com has named Nebraska Wesleyan University to its list of 50 "hidden gems" among colleges that receive fewer than 5,000 applications per year.

Fulbright Commission Selects NWU Sophomore for Summer Institute to Wales

Nebraska Wesleyan University sophomore Gwennan Plouzek is one of 60 college students from the United States and the United Kingdom selected to participate in the prestigious Fulbright Summer Institute.

Balancing Act: Graduate Reflects on Non-Traditional College Experience

Two factors convinced James Rigg to return to college after 20 years: personal growth and his teenage children.

Gade-Jones Named New NWU Vice President

Tish Gade-Jones has joined Nebraska Wesleyan University as Vice President for Finance and Administration.

NWU Student Returns From White House Internship

When Ashley Bykerk visited Nebraska Wesleyan University as a high school senior, the Political Science Department highlighted the opportunity to move to Washington, D.C. for a semester and participate in the Capitol Hill Internship Program.

Biology Professor Honored With University's Teaching Award

Angie McKinney begins every biology class with a warm hello and a smile.

Students Use Summer for Study Abroad Experiences

Final exams are done but the academic experiences are not.

NWU Awards Degrees

Fred Ohles, President of Nebraska Wesleyan University, awarded degrees to approximately 565 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 126th annual commencement held Saturday, May 16.

Forwarding Your Summer Mail

During the summer you can request to have your mail forwarded to your home address or an alternative address by going to WebAdvisor and under the heading “Std Life/Mail Info” click on “Forward my Mail”.

​Two NWU Grads Accepted to JET Program to Teach in Japan

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University graduates will teach in Japan next year.

Studying Through Real Experiences: Senior Travels to Switzerland to Learn About Education Reform

Brenda Maldonado had never taken a French class before her arrival at Nebraska Wesleyan University four years ago.

World Premiere of Zimmer Girls Provides New Experiences for Theatre Students

Audiences attending the season’s last theatre production, The Zimmer Girls, will have a starring role.

Two Win Boren Scholarships to Study Critical Languages

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have each been awarded the prestigious Boren Scholarship, which will send them abroad for one year to develop language skills.

NWU Grad Wins Fulbright Scholarship to Country of Georgia

It started with the basketball team’s first international trip to Estonia.

Fulbright Scholarship Will Send Global Studies, English Major to Taiwan

A Fulbright Scholarship will send senior Grant Nordby to Taiwan for the next two years.

New Student Organization Gives Insider Look at UN Deliberations

Each week members of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s newest student organization, Model United Nations (MUN), meet to discuss and further understand some of the world’s biggest issues.

Annual Holder Lecture to Address iPad Influence on Reading and Writing

Joan Hughes, associate professor of learning technologies at the University of Texas-Austin, will discuss iPad-supported reading and writing practices when she delivers the annual Holder Lecture on Thursday, April 23.

Former Obama Special Assistant Nick Rathod to Deliver NWU Lecture on Public Leadership

Nick Rathod, a former special assistant to President Barack Obama, will deliver Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Curtis Lecture on Public Leadership on Tuesday, April 28.

Jackson Katz, Nationally-Known Advocate for Prevention of Gender Violence, to Lecture at NWU

Jackson Katz, one of the key architects of the bystander approach for gender violence prevention, will deliver a lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

His lecture, “More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women,” will be held on Friday, April 17 at 2 p.m. in Emerson Recital Hall.

NWU Selected for National Initiative on Signature Student Opportunities

Nebraska Wesleyan University has been named one of eight colleges and universities in the country to participate in a national initiative to explore signature work for all undergraduate students.

NWU Music to Perform Comedic Operas

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Music Department will present a pair of comedic operas, “La Canterina” and “Mavra.”

Award-winning Commentator Leonard Pitts to Give Lecture on Race, Poverty

Award-winning commentator, journalist and novelist Leonard Pitts will visit Nebraska Wesleyan University on Monday, April 13 to discuss race and poverty.

Elder Gallery Exhibit Features Professor's Reflection of Workday

Nebraska Wesleyan University professor Sarah Berkely, a former web designer turned art professor, shares her varied professional experiences in the new Elder Gallery Exhibit, “I Just Work Here.”

Students Use Spring Break to Expand Worldviews

Ten students and Nebraska Wesleyan’s university minister are in Puerto Rico this week where they are tutoring in immigrant communities.

The trip — sponsored by the University Ministries Office — is providing an alternative spring break for students who want to learn and understand more about cultural differences.   

Faculty Advisor of the Year Award

The Student Affairs Senate Academic Affairs Committee has established a new faculty award, Faculty Advisor of the Year.

Nominations Needed for Leadership Awards Reception

The Action Council on Diversity and Inclusion invites you to submit nominations of qualified students, faculty, and staff for the 2015 Leadership Awards reception.

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