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Thirty-Eight Inducted into New Huge Society

Thirty-eight Nebraska Wesleyan University students and alumni were inducted into the Huge Society on October 25.

No Major, No Problem: New Integrative Studies Major Gives Students Opportunity to Design Own Career Path

It’s not uncommon for some new students to have little idea about what they want to study in college. Others come already knowing their exact career path. And some think they know until a new class or experience piques their interest and turns them down a new academic path.

Sociology Professor Named Exemplary Teacher

Sue Wortmann’s students often leave her classroom grappling with the information they just learned. Not just because they need to know it for an upcoming exam, but more often because of Wortmann’s ability to connect her material with students’ lives.

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Two NWU Arts Students Receive National Honors

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University art students received top honors at the Nebraska National Undergraduate Juried Art Exhibition held this fall.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Provides Collaboration Opportunity for Music Student, Professor

When Kaitlin Beck arrived at Nebraska Wesleyan University, she worried about her classes, her grades, and getting enough sleep.

Biology Major Discovers Her Passion in the Deep, Blue Ocean

Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Annie Nyffeler fell in love with the ocean by way of Nebraska.

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NWU Adds Women's Bowling to Athletics Program

Nebraska Wesleyan University announced October 7 that women's bowling will be added as a sport beginning in the 2016-17 school year.
 

Psychologist to Examine Personal Connections to Environment

Susan Clayton, a social psychologist whose work examines how people think about and make personal connections to the environment, will deliver this year’s Clifford Fawl Psychology Lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Save the Date: Homecoming 2016

Thanks to all who joined us for homecoming 2015! Be sure to mark your calendars for next year's festivities scheduled for September 22-25, 2016.

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.

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