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Nebraska Wesleyan has launched "Bold Designs," a $62 million campaign to raise funds for premier learning spaces, scholarships, recruitment of faculty, and life-changing student experiences.

NWU Launches $62 Million "Bold Designs" Campaign

Every day, NWU professors teach their students to be bold. To imagine possibilities. To build and create.

That boldness stands at the heart of Nebraska Wesleyan’s mission. One hundred thirty years ago, a group of visionaries saw potential in an empty field of sunflowers. They did more than imagine. They laid the foundation of a great university. Today, we work to live by the lessons of our founders and our faculty. To do more than imagine. To be bold in the things we build and create.

The Duane W. Acklie Hall of Science is the university's first academic building to be constructed on campus in decades. The facility will house the biology, chemistry and psychology programs and is scheduled to open in early 2019.

Momentum Marks the Start of NWU's New Academic Year


That’s how Nebraska Wesleyan University President Fred Ohles describes the new academic year.

“We have lots to celebrate,” said Ohles. “There’s no better time than now to ensure that our current momentum is sustained.”

Members of the Acklie family are the first to sign a beam to the Duane W. Acklie Hall of Science.

NWU Breaks Ground on Duane W. Acklie Hall of Science

Nebraska Wesleyan University broke ground Tuesday, April 4 on a new science center named after a cherished member of the Lincoln community who was known for his service, entrepreneurship and philanthropy.

In 2007, NWU agreed to a bilateral exchange with the University of Tartu in Estonia. In addition to study abroad opportunities, the exchange paved the way for additional cultural experiences for the men's and women's basketball teams, the University Choir

Senior Reflects on Estonia Experience as Country Celebrates 100 Years of Independence

Alexis Rodriguez-Garcia grew up traveling the globe — Mexico, Spain and France just to name a few.

So when it came time to meet the study abroad requirement for his global studies major, he wanted to study somewhere unfamiliar.

“Estonia was that place,” said Rodriguez.

Barbara Oakley, professor of engineering at Oakland University, will deliver this year's Fetzer Science Lecture, which will provide participants with powerful mental tools to assist learning no matter your age or stage of life.

Engineering Professor, New York Times Best-Selling Author to Discuss Powerful Tools for Learning How to Learn

Barbara Oakley didn’t begin learning remedial high school algebra until age 26. Now she’s a professor of engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich., a New York Times best-selling author, and instructor of the world’s largest massive open online course, with over two million registered students.

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NWU Announces Adult Program Fall Academic Honors List

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its academic honors list for students enrolled in the adult undergraduate program for the fall semester of the 2017-2018 academic year. Nebraska Wesleyan’s adult undergraduate program provides nontraditional students the opportunity to earn a college degree while pursuing a career. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.75 on a