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U.S. News Names NWU a Top Regional University

U.S. News & World Report has named Nebraska Wesleyan University a top regional university. 

NWU is ranked among the top 10 percent of the colleges and universities named to the Regional Universities — Midwest category in the annual college rankings, which were released September 10. 

Nebraska Wesleyan ranked 17th on the list of 175 schools. NWU joins Valparaiso University, Drake University, Butler University, and Creighton University among the top of the list.

Largest incoming class

NWU Welcomes Largest Class in University History

When Nebraska Wesleyan University begins classes on Monday, August 20, it will welcome its largest incoming class in school history.

The incoming class includes 490 first-year students from 19 states, and more than 60 transfer students. Total enrollment for the 2018-2019 academic year will near 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students.

John Quinones, ABC News Veteran, Visions and Ventures Symposium

Visions and Ventures Symposium to Address Grit and Exploration

An ABC news veteran, an actress, and an accomplished oceanographer will headline Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Visions & Ventures Symposium on September 25-26.

Roy G. Story Award Winner: Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Team Lifts NWU's Story Award

The accolades keep coming for Nebraska Wesleyan University’s NCAA III national champion men’s basketball team. On August 17, Coach Dale Wellmanand team co-captain Deion Wells-Ross (’18) accepted Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Roy G. Story Award on behalf of the entire men’s basketball program.

U2 Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Research Takes Student, Professor to Northern Ireland for U2 Conference

Three years ago Nebraska Wesleyan University student Georgia Straka selected “The Music and Meaning of U2” as her Archway Seminar, her very first college course.

“I didn’t really know who U2 was prior to the class,” Straka admitted. “But I ended up learning so much and really appreciating the band.”

Josie Jacobson, Iowa Cubs intern

Internship Matches Sports Management Major With Her Love of the Game

Josie Jacobson has fond memories of her days on the softball field: the dirt, the dugouts, the fans, the camaraderie. 

So when the sports management major from Grand Island learned from her professor that the Iowa Cubs was hiring interns, she was quick to apply and return to the familiarity of the ballpark.