National Science Foundation Awards NWU Nearly $650K For Scholarships, Academic Success

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Nebraska Wesleyan University a $649,863 grant that will provide scholarships and academic support to academically-talented science students with financial need.

Novelist Cate Dicharry's work has been featured in Electric Literature, Literary Hub, The Nervous Breakdown, Role/Reboot, and other publications. Her debut novel was published by Unnamed Press in April 2015. She received her political science degree from Lewis & Clark College and her MFA in creative writing at UC Riverside's low-residency program. Dicharry taught English at Dalian Nationalities University in Dalian, China, and now works as Youth Programs Coordinator at the University of Iowa International Writing Program. 

The international film series continues with the comedy/drama, "Instructions Not Included."

This 2013 Mexican film tells the story of Valentin, Acapulco’s resident playboy whose former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and takes off without a trace. As Valentin raises Maggie, she forces him to grow up. This unique and offbeat family is threatened when Maggie’s birth mom shows up out of the blue, and Valentin realizes he’s in danger of losing his daughter and best friend

The international film series continues with the Academy Award-nominated film, "Ernest & Celestine."

This 2012 French film tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine. This animated comedy/crime is rated PG.

The international film series is free and open to the public. Each film will be shown with English subtitles. Olin B Lecture Hall is located in the Olin Hall of Science, located near 50th Street and St. Paul Ave.

The international film series will screen four foreign films in February and March, starting with the 2014 German film, "Who Am I? No System Safe."

Benjamin, a young German computer whiz, is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world's stage. This crime/drama is not rated.

The international film series is free and open to the public. Each film will be shown with English subtitles. Olin B Lecture Hall is located in the Olin Hall of Science, located near 50th Street and St. Paul Ave.

Professors Kelly Clancy (left) and John Spilker (right) and student Flor de Maria Garcia-Garza (not pictured) were honors with this year's Advocate For Diversity Award.

Professors, Student Recognized for Diversity Advocacy

Two Nebraska Wesleyan professors and a student have been honored with the university’s Advocate for Diversity Award.

Through formal presentations, students will educate their peers on their recent internship experiences. Each presentation will include a brief overview of the sponsoring organization and the intern's role, key highlights about their internship experience, insight about how relevant coursework applied to the internship experience, and helpful advice for future interns.

Presentations will be held throughout the evening in Smith-Curtis classrooms.

 

 

NWU students will share their achievements during the annual Student Symposium.

An exclusive experience for students accepted to NWU.

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 6:00am

 

 

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