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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.

Homecoming Royalty Crowned

Seniors Katie Krick and Garret Lorenzen have been crowned Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 2016 homecoming queen and king.

They were crowned Thursday, September 22 during the Howl Like Hell pep rally to officially kick off homecoming weekend.

New York Times best-selling author Claudia Rankine will give a free reading at NWU on October 11.

Visiting Writers Series to Include Renowned Poet Claudia Rankine

Renowned poet Claudia Rankine will headline Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Visiting Writers Series.

The award-winning author will give a free reading of her poetry on Tuesday, October 11 at 6:30 p.m. in O’Donnell Auditorium, located at 50th Street and Huntington Ave.

Dr. Jack Plummer, Alumni Medal of Honor

Six Alumni Honored at Annual Legends and Legacies Event

One of the highlights of homecoming at NWU  is the annual Legends and Legacies banquet where NWU pays special tribute to outstanding alumni for life and career accomplishments.

This year's honorees are:

Jack Plummer (’58), Medal of Honor

Kristen Hasty, theatre studies major, Wray, Colo.

Homecoming Court Announced

Eight Nebraska Wesleyan University seniors have been named to the 2016 homecoming court.

The NWU student body will vote on Tuesday and Wednesday, and the homecoming king and queen will be crowned Thursday night during the Howl Like Hell pep rally.

Members of this year’s homecoming court are:

Queen:

Trumpeter Bijon Watson with perform at NWU on September 25.

Trumpeter Extraordinaire Bijon Watson to Perform at NWU

Bijon Watson, the lead trumpet for the Grammy-nominated Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, will perform at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Sunday, September 25.

Watson’s performance is part of the annual homecoming Pops Concert with Nebraska Wesleyan’s Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble. The free concert begins at 5:30 p.m. in O’Donnell Auditorium, 50th Street and Huntington Ave.