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History Class Uses Service Experience to Enhance Lessons

When Professor Meghan Winchell’s African American History class switched from three credit hours to four, she didn’t add more reading assignments.

 

NWU Joins National Commitment to Expand College Access to Low-Income Students

Nebraska Wesleyan University President Fred Ohles joined approximately 100 college presidents on Thursday, January 16 in committing to new and expanded efforts in enrolling and graduating more low-income minority students.

 

Art Exhibit Features Talents of Nebraska High School Students

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

 

Chemistry Major Gains Medical Experience Through Project Vietnam

Nebraska Wesleyan University student Sean Tomes always knew he wanted to study abroad. But like many science majors, Tomes’ schedule didn’t leave much room for a semester away.

 

Tips For Your Student's Return Home for Semester Break

It’s hard to believe the fall semester is nearly done.  It seems like just yesterday when you moved your student to campus.  Now, the winds of winter are upon us and your child is returning home.

 

University Choir Plans Winter Tour Through Midwest

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s award-winning University Choir has announced a tour schedule that will take it across the Midwest in January.

 

Students to Spend Semester Break in Arizona Helping Refugees Adapt to New Communities

A group of Nebraska Wesleyan University students will start the new year serving those who are starting a new life.

 

NWU Guard Spends Off-Season Interning in Tbilisi

Eric Jackson is very comfortable on the basketball court.

 

NWU Students Studying in Washington, D.C. Make Up for Time Lost to Shutdown

Nebraska Wesleyan University students in the Capitol Hill Internship Program are finishing their Washington D.C experiences this week.

 

Thankful: NWU's Newest Citizens Reflect on Becoming American

 Cao Nguyen has taken a lot of exams during his four years at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

 

Sodexo Offering Dining Scholarship

Sodexo will offer a scholarship opportunity for students to receive a semester’s worth of Gold Plan dining at no charge for the spring semester.  

Elder Gallery Exhibit Features Students' Artistic Talents

The artistic talents of Nebraska Wesleyan University students are now on display in Elder Gallery.

 

After a Childhood of Poverty, NWU Junior Now Channels Her Passion Into Food Drive

It’s not uncommon to see a few college students wrinkle their noses at cafeteria food.

 

Senior Uses Documentary to Share His Journey in Botswana.

When Leron West learned about Botswana and its culture in an anthropology class, it piqued his interest enough that he decided to study abroad there. And like most students who study abroad, he assumed the opportunity to learn a new culture would only benefit his personal growth.

 

Nebraska Wesleyan Partners With Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center on Nurse Education

Leaders at Nebraska Wesleyan University and Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center say a new corporate partnership will help advance nursing education and ultimately improve health care in Lincoln.

 

Communication Professor Honored as Exemplary Teacher

While on sabbatical in Vienna, Austria, communication studies professor Karla Jensen continued her own study of German while immersing herself in a new culture.

 

Despite Scrutiny, Student Says Internship Surrounding Affordable Healthcare Act is Rewarding

Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Alexandra Langley is watching U.S. political history unfold right before her very eyes.

 

Gender Studies Professors to Discuss Their New Books

Gender Studies professors who have published books in the past year will read briefly and entertain informal conversation over food and drinks on Friday, November 15 from 4 to 5 p.m.

NWU Among Top National Producers of Fulbright Scholarships

Nebraska Wesleyan University is one of the top producers of Fulbright Scholarship winners among bachelor’s degree institutions in the country.

 

Ghost Story: The Ghost of Clara Mills

Thrill seekers enjoy retelling famous ghost stories especially one of Nebraska’s most popular ghost stories: the ghost of Clara Mills.

 

Art Student's Work Featured in National Exhibit

Senior art student Tim Brawner of Omaha was selected for the Nebraska National Collegiate Juried Art Exhibition, which featured the work of the best undergraduate student artists from across the country.

 

Spanish Professor Selected for National Fulbright Scholarship Screening Committee

Cathy Nelson, associate professor of Spanish, has been selected to serve on the National Screening Committee (NSC) for Fulbright Scholarship applications.

 

University Celebrates Retired Physics Professor With Endowed Scholarship

If the Physics Department had a family tree framed on its wall, it would have just four branches.

 

Students Learn the Liberal Arts of Yoga

Communication professor Karla Jensen spent the past year attending classes, reading books, participating in workshops, and watching documentaries about yoga. Four hundred hours later, Jensen became certified by the National Yoga Alliance.

 

Thousands of Halloween Options Available at NWU Costume Library

With over 40,000 costumes in stock and an inventory that is ever increasing, we're sure we can help you find the perfect Halloween costume.

 

NWU Students Losing Internship Experience During Government Shutdown

When a group of Nebraska Wesleyan University students traveled to Washington, D.C. this fall to live and work in the nation’s capitol, little did they know the kind of political and historical lesson they would get.

 

National Experiment Gives First-Year Students Opportunity to be Scientists

Gone are the days of sitting in a traditional first-year introductory biology class. 

Event to Honor Former NWU Religion Professor Harvey Potthoff

Former colleagues of Harvey Potthoff will reflect on the life of the long-time Distinguished Visiting Professor of Religion and celebrate the release of the new book, "Harvey Potthoff: A Life in Process."

 

Senior Performs Lead Role in One of Country's Most Notable Opera Programs

Small-town girl Laynee Woodward has spent the past three years filling the O’Donnell Auditorium stage with her big soprano voice.

 

Internship at Calaveras Big Trees State Park Helps Biology Major Find Her Passion

Mia Keady fell in love with biology after taking a botany class at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

 

Elder Gallery Exhibit Features Artist Inspired by Her Firefighter Experiences

Nebraska Wesleyan’s Elder Gallery will showcase an exhibition of drawings by former firefighter Marlene Mueller.

 

Lecture to Address Nebraska's Role in Pipeline Debate

Ben Gotschall, energy director for Bold Nebraska will discuss Nebraska’s role in the Keystone XL Pipeline debate at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum lecture.

 

NWU Community Exceeds Service Challenge Goal With Over 17,000 Hours

One year ago Nebraska Wesleyan University students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the university committed to serve 12,500 volunteer hours.

 

TADA Productions, Lincoln Choral Artists to Bring "South Pacific" to O'Donnell Stage

TADA Productions, Inc. and the Lincoln Choral Artists are collaborating once again to bring one of the most beloved musical theatre productions to stage, "South Pacific."

 

Bishop to Kick Off University Ministries Monthly Faith Dialogues

Dr. Scott J. Jones, Bishop of the United Methodist Church in Nebraska and Kansas, will visit campus on Monday, September 30 to kick off a new monthly faith dialogue series.

 

Kelsey Arends, Ross Mumford Crowned 2013 Homecoming Queen, King

Nebraska Wesleyan University crowned Kelsey Arends of Lincoln and Ross Mumford of Elmwood as its 2013 homecoming queen and king.

NWU to Host Naturalization Ceremony

More than 40 people from 17 countries will take their Oath of Allegiance and become naturalized United States citizens when Nebraska Wesleyan University hosts a naturalization ceremony on Tuesday, September 17.

 

Music Department to Celebrate Accomplishments of Two Music Alums

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University music alumni will be honored Friday, September 20 for their accomplishments.

 

Homecoming King and Queen Candidates Announced

The 2013 homecoming king and queen candidates have been announced. The king and queen will be crowned at Howl Like Hell on Thursday, September 19.

 

NWU Student Returns From Prestigious Dig Experience at Thomas Jefferson Plantation

Kaitlin Zardetto-Smith spent her summer playing in the dirt.

 

Helping Your Student Transition to College Life

We hope your sons and daughters have already shared with you some of their favorite experiences from New Student Orientation and their first week of classes. The campus is indeed filled with a new level of energy and excitement.

 

University College Students, Families Invited to Celebrate Homecoming

Nebraska Wesleyan University will celebrate homecoming September 19-22, which also happens to coincide with the closing of our 125th anniversary.

 

Nebraska Court of Appeals to Convene at NWU

The Nebraska Court of Appeals will be in session at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Thursday, September 12.

Perfect Match: NWU Employee Donates Kidney to Co-Worker's Wife

The Nebraska Wesleyan University maintenance staff is some of the earliest to arrive on campus every day.

 

Gilman Scholarships Send Students to Switzerland, Estonia

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students are traveling abroad for the first time this semester thanks to the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

 

Internships Solidify Senior's Passion for Marine Biology

Kellsie Sedlak has always had a passion for marine biology even though she lives in a land-locked state.

 

Early Experiences Give Students a Preview to New Academic Year

The fall semester at Nebraska Wesleyan University officially began Monday, August 26. But first year students in Karla Jensen’s liberal arts seminar, “The Liberal Arts of Yoga,” started their academic year early learning the historical, psychological, economical, and political aspects of yoga.

 

NWU Launches New Degree in Criminal Justice for Adults

Some of the fastest growing careers are in the criminal justice field, says the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

NWU Academics, Experiences Prepare Recent Grads for Harvard

In August recent Nebraska Wesleyan University graduate Jordan Klimek will move from Burwell, Neb., to Cambridge, Mass. where he will attend Harvard Law School.

 

Student, Professor Travel to Belfast to Collaborate on Titanic Research

When Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Ross Mumford agreed to be a student co-instructor in Sheryl Rinkol’s Liberal Arts Seminar, he had a lot of enthusiasm for teaching, but only average knowledge of the course matter: Boarding the Ship of Dreams: Sailing Across 100 Years of Titanic.

 

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