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Students Return from Building Houses in Guatemala

Two houses in two weeks.

Advantage Program Spring Honors List Announced

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Advantage Program academic honors list for the spring semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.


Spring Academic Honors List Announced

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the spring semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. 


Spanish Major is NWU's Fourth Fulbright Winner

A fourth Nebraska Wesleyan University student has won a Fulbright Scholarship. Megan Meyerson of Lincoln will spend the next year in Brazil where she will teach English.


A Year Worth Celebrating: 2012-2013 Year In Review

In this year of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 125th anniversary, we had much to celebrate.


Fulbright Scholarship Will Send English Professor to Hong Kong

A Nebraska Wesleyan University English professor has won a Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Hong Kong next year.

New Integrative Studies Program Allows Students To Design Own Major

Nebraska Wesleyan University sophomore Cole Gebhardt was raised on a farm near Aurora, Neb., and plans to one day own a self-sustained farm of his own.

Students Help Internationally-Acclaimed Artist Build Stick Sculpture

First-year student Leah Loostrom grew up on a farm near Gothenburg where she has fond childhood memories of playing with sticks.

Greg Fleming

NWU Adds Swimming, Hires Longtime Lincoln East Coach

Longtime Lincoln East High School swimming and diving coach Greg Fleming will lead Nebraska Wesleyan University's new swimming program.


Wesleyan Alert System: Are You Signed Up?

Are you signed up for the Wesleyan Alert System?

Students Use Virtual Robot Competition to Build Math, Computer Skills

This spring when millions were watching their national tournament brackets succeed or fail, a group of Nebraska Wesleyan University students were evaluating their own brackets.


NWU Junior Among 26 in the Country Selected for Yale Summer Art Program

Tim Brawner is spending his summer experiencing something that many up-and-coming artists dream of doing.

Students' Summer Studies Go Abroad

Three years ago a group of Nebraska Wesleyan University students traveled to Guatemala where they helped the organization Constru Casa build a house for an impoverished family.

Biology Student Named Fulbright Summer Participant

A first-year biology student has been selected as a Fulbright summer institute participant.


Nebraska Wesleyan University Awards Degrees

Dr. Fred Ohles, President of Nebraska Wesleyan University, awarded degrees to approximately 500 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 124th annual commencement held Saturday, May 18.


English Professor Honored With NWU Scholar Award

Sarah Kelen, associate professor of English, has been awarded the NWU Scholar Award.


History Professor Honored for Internationalizing Campus

Nebraska Wesleyan University history professor Meghan Winchell has been awarded the White Award for Internationalization.


Biology Professor Wins Faculty Teaching Award

Students in Garry Duncan’s biology classes are expected to come to class with their reading assignments and questions already completed.


Student Uses Her Art to Raise Awareness of Domestic Violence

Three thousand five hundred sixty thumbtacks.


Third NWU Student Wins Fulbright Scholarship

A third Nebraska Wesleyan University student has won a Fulbright Scholarship.


Gilman Scholarship Sends NWU Junior Abroad to Georgia

Two years ago Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Eric Jackson traveled to Estonia with the men’s basketball team.

The Honorable John Gerrard to Deliver NWU Commencement Address

The Honorable John M. Gerrard will deliver the address at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 124th commencement on Saturday, May 18.


Communicating Through Dialogue: Students' Project Brings Campus Together to Talk About Race

Four years ago this month Caty Reed sat at her high school graduation and listened to a speaker tell her and her fellow classmates that they could change the world.

Student's Dream to Study in Japan Comes True Thanks to JET Program Award

Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Paul Snyder has dreamed of living and working in Japan ever since he was an eighth-grader in Scottsbluff.

Exhibit Showcases Talents of Senior Art Students

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


Students Turn Shopping Bags Into Sleeping Mats for Homeless

Former President Bill Clinton launched the Clinton Global Initiative University with the next generation of innovative problem solvers in mind — problem solvers like NWU students Chelsea Johnson, Hannah Smith and Becca Brune.


Scholar to Discuss American Indian Rhetorics at Annual Holder Lecture

Malea Powell, the national chair of the Conference on College Composition & Communication and a professor at Michigan State University, will discuss American Indian rhetorics at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Holder Lecture on April 25.


Fulbright Scholarship Will Send Education Major to Taiwan

A Nebraska Wesleyan University education and special education major has won a Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Taiwan next year.


Seniors Win Fulbright Scholarships to Teach in Taiwan

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University seniors have been awarded Fulbright scholarships to teach in Taiwan next year.


12,500 Hour Service Challenge: Goal Reached

Eight months. That’s all it took for Nebraska Wesleyan students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the university to give 12,500 hours of service to communities across the world.


Georgetown Professor to Discuss How Past Labor Disputes Haunt Today's Workforce

A Georgetown University history professor who says the country’s most momentous labor dispute has altered the course of American labor relations will speak at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Tuesday, April 23.


Earth Day Activities to Include Outdoor Activities, Tree Planting, Keynote by Citizen Engagement Specialist

Nebraska's Wesleyan's Environmental Action student organization is planning a day full of activities in celebration of Earth Day.


New Documentary on Ioway Tribe Features Retired NWU History Professor Ron Naugle; Screening on April 24

Nebraska Wesleyan University will host a screening on Wednesday, April 24 of the new critically-acclaimed documentaries Lost Nation: The Ioway 2 & 3.

Students Hope Weekend's Relay for Life Exceeds $40,000 Goal

The new academic year began with a goal: $40,000.


Students Immerse in New York City Clean-up Efforts, Cultural Experiences

It wasn’t your typical spring break trip. No flip-flops, sunglasses, and sunscreen were packed in these students’ bags. Instead, they opted for facemasks, safety glasses, and heavy-duty gloves to protect them from the mold, mildew, and debris left behind from Superstorm Sandy.


Communication Scholar Addresses Creative, Sustainable Approach to Decision Making; Watch Lecture

An organizational communication expert delivered this year’s Lambda Pi Eta Communication Lecture on April 11.


Biggs to Lead NWU Education Department

Nebraska Wesleyan University has hired Dr. Nancy Biggs, Associate Superintendent for Human Resources at Lincoln Public Schools, to lead its Education Department, beginning August 1.


Behind Bars: Students Take Criminal Justice Lessons to State Penitentiary

Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Morgan Shea and four of her classmates spent part of their spring semester going to prison. 


Friend's Death Inspires NWU Student to Help Save Lives

Nebraska Wesleyan junior Hannah Husmann has been on a mission to save lives since her freshman year of high school, when a classmate died of cancer.


Students' Musical Talents Featured in New Tornado Documentary

The musical talents of two Nebraska Wesleyan University students are featured in a new NET Television documentary, "Devil Clouds: Tornadoes Strike Nebraska."

Jazz Choir Excited for Opportunity to Regionally Premiere "Mass In Blue"

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Touch of Class Jazz Choir spent its spring break performing concerts in Iowa and Missouri.


Accounting Major Lands D.C. Internship With Executive Office of the President

Hilary Krantz spent much of the past year researching and applying for internships to help satisfy the requirements for her accounting degree.


Spring Break Takes Students on Learning, Service Trips

From Broadway to Chinatown to Harlem and the nation’s capital, Nebraska Wesleyan students and faculty are foregoing rest and relaxation for special opportunities to learn and serve during spring break.


After Tragedy, NWU Parents Commit to Spreading Kindness

After NWU parents Paul and Shelley Freeman lost their son, Cameron Freeman, to a drunk driver in November 2010, they felt all of the pain and emotions you’d expect.

NWU Junior Wins Critical Language Scholarship to Study in China

A Nebraska Wesleyan University junior will spend his summer in China studying Mandarin thanks to the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship.


NWU Alumna's Best Practices Drop Hospital UTI Rates by 70 Percent

Many hospitals have what you might call a dirty little secret. An estimated 1.7 million of their patients acquire infections while in their care each year. Those infections are connected to nearly 100,000 annual deaths. And a large portion of those health care-associated infections, or HAIs, can be prevented.


Goldwater Scholarship Opens Door to Senior's Graduate School Opportunities

Two years ago Lindsey Jones received a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship to help enhance her knowledge and experience in science.


NWU Students Experience the Journey From Juarez

Last year’s graduating class included two students from Juarez, Mexico, a city plagued by drug-related violence that borders El Paso, Texas.


NWU Makes Entrepreneurship Its Business

Cody Eiler — a business administration major and Academic All-American in football — spent some time recently perfecting his pitch.


Photography Exhibit Shares Childhood Experiences, Realities

A new Elder Gallery photography exhibit displays the innocence, experiences, and curiosities of childhood.