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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.

 

NWU Awards Degrees

Dr. Fred Ohles, President of Nebraska Wesleyan University, awarded degrees to approximately 575 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 125th annual commencement held Saturday, May 17.

 

University Choir Returns to Carnegie Hall to Perform Holocaust Piece

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice.

 

Faculty to Lead Students on Six Summer Study Abroad Programs

Most know little more about Rwanda than the 1994 genocide that devastated the country. But Gerise Herndon, professor of English and director of Nebraska Wesleyan’s Gender Studies Program, hopes the students she leads to Africa in June will discover that Rwanda is now a changed nation.

 

Gilman Scholarship Will Send NWU Education Major to Rwanda

A Nebraska Wesleyan University senior has won a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship that will take her to Rwanda this summer.

 

Communication Major Selected to Give CLAS Remarks at Commencement

Following his graduation on Saturday, May 17, Nebraska Wesleyan University student Austin Edwards will head to South Africa to work in an orphanage.

 

Googling God

Religious scholar asks, “How will we make the internet a blessing?”

Class of 2014: Seniors Set New Fundraising Record With Class Gift

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Class of 2014 has set a 20-year fundraising record with its Senior Class Gift. Nearly 170 seniors donated and pledged, surpassing all classes since 1991.

 

U.S. Ambassador to Address NWU Graduates

Ambassador Cameron Munter will deliver the address at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 125th commencement on Saturday, May 17.

 

History Major Selected for Prestigious Summer Fulbright Institute

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been selected for one of the most prestigious selective summer scholarship programs in the world.

Biology Major Selected for Prestigious Summer Fulbright Program

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been selected for one of the most prestigious selective summer scholarship programs in the world.

Two NWU Students Selected for Summer Fulbright Program

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been selected for one of the most prestigious selective summer scholarship programs in the world.

Political Science Majors Among Prestigious Boren Scholarship Winners

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

Mathematics Major Among Prestigious Boren Scholarship Winners

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

 

Criminal Justice Program Has First Boren Scholar

Amirah Ali-Dinar has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship that will send her to Jordan next year to study Arabic. She is the first University College student enrolled in the new criminal justice program to receive the honor.

 

Three NWU Students Win Boren Scholarships to Study Critical Languages

Three 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 Student Stars in Major Motion Picture "Devil's Knot"

James Hamrick could be walking the red carpet on May 3, but he’s opted for the McDonald Theatre stage instead where he plays Marius in the musical sensation, “Lés Miserables.”

 

Students Travel to Nicaragua to Study Maternal Health

The end of Kelsey Arends’ semester abroad in Nicaragua last year was really only the beginning.

 

Three NWU Students Win Fulbright Scholarships

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students and a 2013 NWU graduate have each been awarded Fulbright scholarships to teach internationally next year.

 

Physics major, Brock Taute and HVAC technician Bruce Thummel ('06) research the impact of irrigation on soil.

Turning “Water Down The Drain” into “Money in the Bank”

Bruce Thummel (’06) is the HVAC technician serving Olin Hall. He knows the ins and outs of Olin’s heating and cooling systems better than anyone.

Senior Exhibition Features Work of Graduating Artists

The artistic talents of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s senior art majors will be on display for the Senior Art Exhibition.

UNMC Associate Vice Chancellor, NWU Alum Will Deliver Fetzer Science Lecture

Rodney S. Markin, Associate Vice Chancellor for Business Development and Chief Technology Officer at the University of Nebraska Medical Center will deliver the annual Fetzer science lecture on Tuesday, April 29.

 

High Score: Music composers plan an elevating role in gamers' experiences

—By Katrina Sieler (’15)

English Major Accepted to JET Program to Teach in Japan

Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Jamie Reed wants to be a high school English teacher. It’s likely her future students will learn a little about the Japanese language and culture too.

 

Huffington Post Editor to Discuss Religion and the Internet

Paul Rauschenbush, executive religion editor of the Huffington Post, will present the Mattingly Visiting Scholar Lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Thursday, May 1.

Class of 2014: 97-Year-Old Ruth Cameron Earns Music Degree

About 340 undergraduates are expected to walk across the stage and receive their Nebraska Wesleyan University diplomas on Saturday, May 17.

 

Willard Sorority Celebrates 125th Anniversary; Sorority Pin Tradition Returns

The country’s oldest local sorority is celebrating a milestone.

 

Nurse Nancy Named One of Nebraska's Best Caregivers

Nancy Newman, director of Student Health Services, has been named one of the state's "best nurses."

 

Students' Plan to Empower Middle Schoolers Gains National Recognition

This spring Nebraska Wesleyan University students Alex Langley and Rebecca Brune will begin implementing a new program aimed at empowering middle school girls as they transition to high school.

 

Former Students Establish Scholarship Honoring David Mickey

In just six short weeks, 119 former students of Dr. David Mickey pledged over $26,000 to establish a fund that will provide scholarships to future NWU students.

 

Documentary Screening, Discussion to Share Lives of Rwandan Genocide Orphan Survivors

Nebraska Wesleyan University will screen the documentary "Komora: To Heal." The film follows orphan survivors of the 1994 Tutsi genocide in Rwanda and the people who stepped in to raise them.

 

New State Poet to Deliver Inaugural William Kloefkorn Nebraska Writers Series Lecture

In 1982, Nebraska Wesleyan University English professor William Kloefkorn was appointed Nebraska state poet.

New Dining Options, Improvements Coming Next Fall

Next fall students will be welcomed back with several improvements and changes to our food service program.

Key changes will include:

Students Use Spring Break to Explore Cultural Experiences

A group of Nebraska Wesleyan students will experience the rich diversity within the U.S. during an alternate spring break service trip to the nation’s capital March 22-27.

NWU Students Among 1,000 Putting Plans into Action at Clinton Global Initiative University

Four Nebraska Wesleyan University students with a passion for activism were in Arizona March 21-23 attending the Seventh Annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU).

 

Author, Great-Granddaughter of Titanic Crew Member to Share Family's Story

Nebraska Wesleyan University will mark the upcoming 102nd anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic with a community presentation featuring a journalist, author and descendant of one of the ship’s victims.

 

Elder Gallery Exhibit Features Artist's Take on Western Landscape

Lincoln artist Craig Roper brings his take on growing up in the contemporary west to the next Elder Gallery exhibit, “My Western Landscape.”

 

Alums Honor Retired Business Professor With Endowed Fund

Former students of LaVerne Rudell surprised their beloved professor with an endowed fund in her name during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s sixth annual Business Summit, held March 7.

 

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