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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.


Math Circle Event Provides Opportunity for Prospective Students, NWU Students to Collaborate

Students from high schools in Lincoln gathered at Nebraska Wesleyan University to participate in a “math circle.”


Ukrainian Student Watches Turmoil From Afar

Uliana Furiv follows the turmoil in Ukraine from afar.


NWU Senior Among Four American College Students Selected for U.N. Conference

Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Alex Langley is one of four college students in the country who will spend 12 days in New York participating in the international policymaking process.


Presidential Communication Expert to Deliver NWU Lecture

Kathleen Hall Jamieson will visit Nebraska Wesleyan University to present the Lambda Pi Eta Honorary Lecture. Her lecture is titled, “Communicating Science in a Polarized Political Environment.”


Jazz Choir to Perform in Blair, Fremont, Columbus

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Touch of Class Jazz Choir will make three performance stops on its spring tour.


Campus Rec Hours over Spring Break

The Weary Center will be offering some limited hours over Spring Break (March 18-22). Those hours will be: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Friday:

Business Summit Provides Students the Opportunity to Pitch Ideas, Learn From Executives

Trey Closter and Clint Baldwin dream of opening a supplement business someday.


Professor Receives National Honor for Service to Athletic Training

Nebraska Wesleyan University professor Mark Stutz has been selected to receive an Athletic Trainer Service Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).


Weekend Cabaret Will Feature Music From Children's Stories

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Theatre Department will present a weekend cabaret with the theme, “Once Upon a Time: Music, Magic and Mystery.”


Stay Healthy

It is not unusual to see a rise in illness on campus this time of year.  Help yourself and others stay healthy!


Communication Studies Professor to Talk Power of Myth in Pop Culture

Nebraska Wesleyan University communication studies professor David Whitt has been selected to present the inaugural Faculty Scholarship Lecture.

Students Spend Winter Break Learning History, Culture of Australia

While temperatures in Nebraska reached record-breaking lows in early January, 14 Nebraska Wesleyan University students experienced a different kind of extreme.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Discuss Challenges to U.S. Foreign Policy

A former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Sri Lanka, and for Counter-Terrorism will deliver Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Curtis Lecture on Public Leadership on Thursday, February 27.


Senior's Playwriting Talents Considered for Kennedy Center Theatre Festival

Playwriting has always been a passion for senior theatre major Megan Ghorashy. Her talents were recognized at the Region V Festival where she was awarded first place for her one-act play, “Final Moments.”

Students Travel to Arizona to Help Refugees Adapt to New Communities

Twelve Nebraska Wesleyan students involved in the student organization, Global Service Learning (GSL), spent their semester break in January at the Iskashitaa Refugee Network in Tucson, Ariz.


Rwandan Genocide Survivor to Share Story of Faith, Forgiveness - Postponed

Immaculée Ilibagiza's lecture scheduled for Tuesday, February 18 has been postponed due to her canceled flight. The lecture has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m in Olin B Lecture Hall.


Fall Academic Honors List Announced

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


Elder Gallery Exhibit "Real Made Real" Will Feature Casual Objects

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s next Elder Gallery exhibit highlights the work of three multi-media artists whose work focuses on common objects.


NWU Launches New MBA, MSN/MBA Degree Programs

Nebraska Wesleyan University is growing its graduate degree programs. Beginning this fall, NWU will offer a Master of Business Administration program and a Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration joint degree.


NWU Students, Elementary Students Learn From Each Other at Math Night

NWU students made beaded bracelets and played cashier with first-graders at Elliot Elementary to help them learn math.


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.