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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.

Business Major's Study Abroad Experience Leads to Inaugural Master's Degree Program

When Alex White first arrived at Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2010, he had lukewarm feelings about studying abroad. It’s not that he didn’t appreciate other cultures. But he knew his plan to pursue a business degree in four years would leave little time to study in another country.


JET Program Will Send Recent Biology Grad to Japan

Andrew Reuss first became interested in Japan as a middle school student.


U.S. News & World Report Names NWU a Top National Liberal Arts College

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


Zumba Class at the Weary Center

Want to experience what has been described as “pretty much the best workout ever?” Then come take advantage of Wesleyan’s FREE Zumba class on Monday nights at 8:00 pm in the Weary Center!

Elder Gallery Photography Exhibit Highlights Work of Retired NWU Professor

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Elder Gallery opens with an exhibit spanning 34 years of photography by long-time retired art professor Susan Horn.


What's New At NWU?

New bachelor’s and master’s degrees, a new forward-thinking general education curriculum, a new sport, new facility updates, new faces.

An Early Start: New Students Perform in First Theatre Production

It’s not unlikely that the students performing in the theatre season opener, “The Wedding Singer,” had a few butterflies on opening night.

Experience in Rwanda Helps Students Learn About Genocide and Reconciliation

Ten Nebraska Wesleyan University students closed their textbooks in May but their lessons were far from done.

Weight Room and Swimming Pool Improvements

The Weary Center is going to see a couple areas get facelifts in the upcoming weeks!

Senior Concludes Study Abroad Experience With U.S.-China Summit

Beijing China is more than 6,300 miles from Grant Nordby’s hometown of Stanton, Neb.


NWU Students Return From Service in Fiji

Members of the student organization Global Service Learning (GSL) had planned for months to travel to Ukraine for an international service trip. Their plans changed in early 2014 when political unrest forced the group to explore other service options.


Advantage Program Academic Honors List Announced

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Advantage Program academic honors list for the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic year.


Spring Semester Academic Honors List Announced

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic year.


New Omaha Location Accommodates Growing Programs, Opportunities

Students enrolled in Nebraska Wesleyan University’s adult and graduate programs in Omaha are learning in new classrooms after the university moved to its new location off 140th and Dodge near Boys Town.


A Year in Review: Highlights From the 2013-2014 Academic Year

The 2013-2014 academic year was a year of exceeding goals and trying something new. We exceeded our expectations with our 12,500 Hour Service Challenge, our Senior Class Gift, and our Relay for Life fundraiser.


Motzer Named New Vice President for Enrollment Management

Bill Motzer has been named the Vice President for Enrollment Management at Nebraska Wesleyan University.


All In The Family: NWU Degrees Become Reynoldson Tradition

A Nebraska Wesleyan University flag flies proudly at the Reynoldson residence in Eagle. They have a lot to be proud of, after all.


National Biology Experiment Connects NWU Students to World’s Science Experts

When Ziomara Jurado and Nick Johnson stepped into their very first college biology class last August, they likely didn’t picture themselves presenting their research to the world’s top science professors just 10 months later.


Twins Selected for Fulbright Summer Institute

Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Matt Schmitt spent part of last summer digging in the dirt.


Incoming First-Year Students CAN use the Weary Center...

Incoming First-Year students have the option of using the Weary Center during the summer term. To use the Weary Center, the incoming student must: 1. Go through NSR

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Art Professor David Gracie Honored With University's Teaching Award

Students describe David Gracie as proactive, compassionate, dedicated.


Disability Doesn't Stop Senior From Taking Advantage of Many NWU Experiences

Walking across campus seems so simple.


NWU Honors Five Retiring Professors’ 144 Years of Service

Nebraska Wesleyan University said farewell to five retiring professors at commencement ceremonies on May 17. Combined, the five professors’ tenures reach back further than the university’s history.