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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.

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.

Academic Resources Available

Many academic resources are available to help your student succeed at Nebraska Wesleyan University. 

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.