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Archways Magazine Archives
A new home for NWU baseball and softball is coming into view.
Can a colorful conservationist bring America’s butterfly back from the brink?
Major renovations at Elder Theatre Center enter Act II.
As Ukraine fights for independence, Prof. Viktor Khanzhyn analyzes the impact of economic firepower.
You might not want to know how bad it hurts to run an elite 800 meters. But there’s plenty to learn from Reagan Janzen’s (’22) record-breaking burn.
The NCAA transfer portal is bringing new attention to student-athletes on the move. But NWU has a long history of Hall of Fame-caliber transfer student-athletes.
The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska makes a moral case for a better handling of American history.
As a hospital administrator, a nurse and a parent, Jenny (Lum) Stachura (BSN ’08, MSN ’13) has one question: How do we make this better?
NWU’s Kayla Hepler (’24) swims for her country at the FINA World Championships.
A homegrown mural project brings world artists to University Place.
A combat-wounded alumnus leaves a fascinating liberal-arts legacy in medicine, archeology and music.
When the effects of time shifted NWU’s historic archways, the university shifted into action.
On Nebraska Wesleyan’s commencement day, tradition carries a sound. And that sound is carried by Graeme Dodworth (’01).
Fact, fiction and the news crisscross in the work of an FBI agent and a communication professor.
A special library exhibition explores Americans’ perspectives of the Holocaust. What did we know? How did we respond?
Kanoa Greene (’01) is modeling a more welcoming way forward for the outdoor industry—and inspiring thousands to get onboard.
Prof. David Mickey (’39) authored the first three volumes of NWU’s history. Filling his shoes for volume four is Prof. Jim Schaffer.
Dr. Michael (Black) Geci (’83) put a black-market drug under a pharmaceutical microscope. Then things got a little weird.
As statues fall, art preservationist Stephen Grunnet (’96) sifts through America’s complicated rubble.
A horticulturist and historian, Ryan Dostal (’13) tends to the strange fruit of American enslavement.
Hospice nurse Erin (Benham) Pommeranz (’05) turns to poetry to process death in the time of COVID-19.
Students spark a transformation in school spirit.
NWU’s artists and performers show us what it means to adapt to new circumstances.
A tornado flung Lynda Leopold (’71) into a lifetime of physical rehab. Her gung-ho grit spun her into a masters athlete.
What do we see when we examine the pandemic through an interdisciplinary lens?
Nate Schimonitz (’20) started his senior year stovetop-hot. Then he turned up the gas.
One alumnus sets out to engineer happier hospitals.
Nebraska Wesleyan University has a new president. And he’s excited to meet you.
What’s it like to defend an NCAA III national championship? Two coaches speak from experience.
Artist Micheal Two Bulls painted Nebraska’s flood before it happened.
Lincoln’s new police chief calls on the city to rally together.
Art and science throw strange sparks when a surgeon in training turns to poetry.
An alumnus who grew up halfway between the towns of Champion and Last Chance won’t back away from the NFL’s win-now expectations.
Decorated Air Force colonel shifts from analyzing military intelligence to teaching business savvy.
When the class of 1970 refused to dress up, they got dressed down. And a beloved professor donned the role of protector.
Meet NWU’s very first MSN/MBA graduate.
The future is brightest for those unafraid of the dark.
What happens when the light of education leads to a dark place?
Actor Emily Kinney (’06) turns from TV to pop, and comes out swinging.
NWU’s philosophy professor was notoriously quiet about what he experienced in 1918. But before his death, he opened up to a student and close friend—giving us a rare glimpse of a WWI veteran of tremendous courage.
What does it take to recover from a traumatic brain injury? For one alumna, the answer is a strong mother and a contractual obligation to do your therapy.
College football’s only player with cystic fibrosis stayed on the field so his parents could have a much-needed timeout.
An administrator with a knack for turnarounds turns his eye to Oakland.
The alumna leading the National Endowment of the Arts is equally comfortable in studios and boardrooms.
Meet the man behind the mask of NWU’s new costume.
His NWU teaching career went up in flames. Then A. W. Woods rebuilt himself as Lincoln’s most versatile architect.
A behind-the-scenes lineman steps forward as the Bucs’ new GM.
NWU student shines darkly beside Witherspoon and Firth.
Patrick Dougherty’s art is difficult to categorize. Imagine Dr. Suess, Henry David Thoreau and Frank Gehry in a single, soft-spoken human being. See what happens when he teams up with 11 NWU art majors.
A steeper MCAT exam might be good news for NWU’s aspiring physicians.
NWU pursues a new pool of student-athletes.