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.

The Fall Visiting Writers Series continues with Carol Guess, poet, fiction writer and essayist.

The English Department will host its annual Fall Visiting Writers Series beginning with poet Cole Swensen, author of 17 poetry collections.

Swensen's most recent work includes On Walking On (Nightboat, 2017), Gave (Omnidawn, 2017), and Landscapes on a Train (Nightboat, 2015), and a volume of critical essays. 

NWU is ranked among the top 10 percent of colleges and universities named to U.S. News & World Report's list of regional universities - midwest category. The annual college rankings were released September 12.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks 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 12.

For the first time, NWU professors John Spilker and Sue Wortmann led students to Cuba as part of a class that explored Cuban youth culture.

Class Gives Students Historic Opportunity to Experience Cuba

Last year Sarah Dyer enrolled in a course called “Cuban Youth Music Culture.”

For the music and gender studies major, the course would provide an exciting opportunity to learn more about contemporary Cuba. The course concluded with a 10-day trip to Cuba to completely immerse herself and connect her classroom lessons in person.

Chance Kennicutt, a junior from Sutherland, Neb., is NWU's 44th Gilman Scholarship winner. He will spend the 2017-2018 academic year in Poland.

Gilman Scholarship Sends Political Science Major to Poland

Chance Kennicutt came to Nebraska Wesleyan to study business.

But a political science class piqued a new interest and led to thoughts about potential careers in national security.

Now Kennicutt, a junior from Sutherland, Neb., is headed to Poland for the 2017-2018 academic year where he will attend the University of Wroclaw and study the country’s political shifts.

NWU junior Natalia Spengler studied abroad at the London Academy of Music and Art where she studied Shakespeare and refined her acting style. She will perform in the fall production of "Comedy of Errors."

Actress Ready to Perform Shakespeare Following London Study Abroad Experience

Long hours. Endless work. Tough criticism — experiences a budding Nebraska Wesleyan University actress from Juneau, Alaska, takes seriously.

"I love the camaraderie of the theatre," said junior Natalia Spengler. "There’s beauty in a group of people—actors and audience—coming together in a space to tell a story. It’s transformation. And there’s nothing else like it."

Each cabaret weekend has a different cast and theme. 

The Studio Theatre is located at 2710 North 48th Street. Free parking is available behind the building.

Admission is $6 for adults, senior citizens and students. Tickets can be purchased at nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre-tickets or reserve them by calling the box office at 402.465.2384.

Repeats every day until Sat Apr 07 2018.

Each cabaret weekend has a different cast and theme. 

The Studio Theatre is located at 2710 North 48th Street. Free parking is available behind the building.

Admission is $6 for adults, senior citizens and students. Tickets can be purchased at nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre-tickets or reserve them by calling the box office at 402.465.2384.

Each cabaret weekend has a different cast and theme. 

The Studio Theatre is located at 2710 North 48th Street. Free parking is available behind the building.

Admission is $6 for adults, senior citizens and students. Tickets can be purchased at nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre-tickets or reserve them by calling the box office at 402.465.2384.

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