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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.

Building Resilience: NWU Grad Reflects on her Role in Treating Ebola Patients

Last September the country’s attention turned to Omaha, Nebraska, when the University of Nebraska Medical Center was asked to care for an American doctor who tested positive for the Ebola virus. It was one of a handful of medical facilities in the country designated to treat Ebola patients.

Biological Inquiry Class Turns to Campus Squirrels for Help With Research

They’re playing in the trees. They’re staring at students who walk right by them on the sidewalks. They’re chasing each other around Old Main. Squirrels have been a campus fixture for years.

New Social Entrepreneurship Class Gives Students the Opportunity to Pitch to Angel Investors

On March 6, six Nebraska Wesleyan University students and two professors boarded a plane en route to a classroom in Estonia.

Former Utah Poet Laureate to Share Reading at Kloefkorn Writers Series

David Lee, Utah’s first poet laureate, will deliver the second annual lecture of the William C. Kloefkorn Nebraska Writers Series.

The lecture will be held Monday, March 9 at 7 p.m. in Callen Conference Center, located in the lower level of the Smith-Curtis Administration Building.

NWU History Professor Steve Wills to Present "Tokyo's Burning"

Steve Wills, assistant professor of history, will deliver the Faculty Scholarship Presentation, “Tokyo’s Burning: Fires, Firefighters, and Fighting About Fire in the Shogun's Capitol.”

NWU to Host United States Army Field Band & Soldiers' Chorus Performance

The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus will perform a free concert at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Tuesday, March 10.

President Ohles Named to NAICU Board

Nebraska Wesleyan University President Fred Ohles has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU).

Running For Pie (Pi): Math Club to Host Fun Run

How does the NWU Math Club celebrate their favorite number: 3.14159 (Pi)?

 

Festival to Screen Six International Films

Nebraska Wesleyan University will host its annual International Film Festival February 26-March 1.

Communication Scholar to Address Social Media's Connection to Athletes and Fans

Adam Earnheardt, associate professor of communication studies at Youngstown State University, will share his research about social media, athletes and sports fans at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Lambda Pi Eta Honorary lecture.

Backpack to Briefcase Networking Reception to Bring 45 Employers to Campus

The Career & Counseling Center will host its annual Backpack to Briefcase Networking Reception on Wednesday, February 25 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Great Hall.  

Construction Underway on Pioneer Hall

Pioneer Hall — a 58-year-old traditional residence hall for first-year students — is undergoing a $2.3 million facelift.

Academic Honors List Announced for NWU Advantage Program

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Advantage Program academic honors list for the fall semester of the 2014-2015 academic year. 

Academic Honors List Announced

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the fall semester of the 2014-2015 academic year. 

Student Health Services Relocates to Burt Hall

The Pioneer Hall renovation has relocated Student health Services to a new permanent location in Burt Hall, located just west of the Knight Field House.

Alumna Gives Students Experience in National Wildlife Conservation Research

She thought she wanted to be a veterinarian. Then she thought she wanted to be a medical doctor.

Experience at Volunteer Medical Clinic Helps Biology Major Find Her Vocation

“All I knew was I wanted to go to medical school, so everything was planned out for me. I had a path, so I felt I didn’t have to worry about the rest.”

When student Sarah White arrived at Nebraska Wesleyan, she knew she was going to study biology and become a medical doctor. But one class and an eager professor changed her perspective just weeks into her first semester.

Elder Gallery Exhibit Features Private Collections

A collection of art and stories from private collections of artists and administrators will go on display in Elder Gallery’s latest exhibit, “Private Made Public.”

Winter Break Provides Opportunity for Short-Term Study Experiences

Two years ago members of the student organization Global Service Learning traveled to Kansas City over the winter break to take a firsthand look at poverty.

Choir Plans Six State Winter Tour

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s award-winning University Choir has announced a tour schedule that will take it to the southern United States in January.

Senior Travels to Bolivia to Study Food Insecurity

Waste not, want not.

It’s an old expression that senior Lucy Sjulin has long been familiar with. Little did she know that a simple volunteer experience would lead her to completely embrace the phrase.

NWU Launches Full-Tuition Program

Nebraska Wesleyan University has launched a full tuition program to further expand college access for Nebraska students.

NWU President Shares Commitment to College Access at White House Summit

Nebraska Wesleyan University President Fred Ohles was invited by the White House on December 4 to discuss action steps that will help more students prepare for and graduate from college.

Alumna Returns to Direct NWU Theatre Tradition "A Christmas Carol"

Three years ago Leigh Walter was embracing everything about Mrs. Fezziwig, the jolly wife of Mr. Fezziwig in the Charles Dickens story, A Christmas Carol.

Xtreme Rat Challenge Celebrates 40th Year

Over the past four decades, nearly 800 lab rats have walked, climbed and jumped their way to coveted gold medals at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Xtreme Rat Challenge.

Elder Gallery Exhibit Features High School Talent

The artistic talents of high school students will be showcased at Nebraska Wesleyan’s sixth annual juried art exhibition “Bridge.”

Celebrate the Holidays With Elizabethan Feast Tradition

Nebraska Wesleyan will celebrate a 22-year-old holiday tradition when it hosts its annual Elizabethan Christmas feast.

NWU Senior Chases Astronaut Dream All the Way to NASA History Office

Nolan Lott was only a toddler when Ron Howard’s film, Apollo 13, hit the theaters.

A Family Affair: Parents Join Their Students In Pursuing NWU Degree

You’ve heard the phrase, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.

Senior Combines Love of Theatre, Physics for Research in Acoustical Engineering

What do you get when you combine E=MC2 with cue sheets and curtain calls?

Psychology Professor to Discuss Links to Everyday Choices

How does your living room, office, music collection and Facebook profile reflect who you are?

Mark Braverman to Discuss Israel, Palestinian Conflict

Psychologist, author and director for Kairos USA, Mark Braverman, will deliver the Mattingly Visiting Scholar Lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Tuesday, November 4.

Music Professor Named Exemplary Teacher

Energetic. Inventive. Committed. That’s how colleagues and students describe music professor John Spilker.

Time to Get Your Flu Shot

Prevention is the best guard against many viruses, which is why we highly encourage you to get a flu shot.
 

Sixty-Two Chicago-Area Artists Define Abstraction in New Elder Gallery Exhibit

Sixty-two Chicago-area artists were asked to define abstraction, its limitations and how it is informed by our daily lives. Their answers will be found in one of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s largest Elder Gallery exhibits, “Rocket Run.”

 

Campus Mourns Loss of NWU Football Player

Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Maury Lorence died Sunday, October 12 in an early morning accident along Interstate 80 just outside of Lincoln.
 

Erhart, Love Crowned 2014 Homecoming Royalty

Nebraska Wesleyan University crowned Kelsey Erhart of Osceola and Brenden Love of Lincoln as its 2014 homecoming queen and king.

 

NWU Homecoming Court Announced

Eight Nebraska Wesleyan University seniors have been selected by the student body as members of the 2014 Homecoming Court.

Seven Alumni Honored at Annual Legends & Legacies Award Banquet

Each year at homecoming, we recognize outstanding alumni in six categories: Medal of Honor/Distinguished Alumnus Award, Alumni Loyalty Award, Alumni Achievement Award, Young Alumni Loyalty Award, Y

40 Years: Doc Wyman's Career Marked by Many Milestones

He has taught over 1,000 students to make the most of their voices.

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