NWU News

August 9, 2010
The Board of Directors of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation has awarded Nebraska Wesleyan University a grant of $100,000.  
August 9, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University is among the best colleges and universities in the Midwest, according to The Princeton Review.  
August 4, 2010
Students in a seminar on external ballistics sweated through a particularly warm morning on the shooting range at the Izaak Walton shooting facility.
August 4, 2010
Three Nebraska Wesleyan University student leaders traveled to Washington, D.C. this summer for a lesson in student government 101.  
August 3, 2010
Carolyn Collier has spent her summer in remote Montana.  
July 23, 2010
The murder mystery writer, Alex Kava, tours NWU's crime scene house in a video shot to advertise her new mystery novel, Damaged. Students and alumni helped set up a scene and acted in the video...
July 23, 2010
– and it’s a good thing. Second year Master of Forensic Science students finished their year-long crime scene practicum June 12.
July 23, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University Fulbright Scholarship winner Alicia Dallman has three simple words to describe her opportunities in Cantabria, Spain: “I’m so lucky.”  
July 20, 2010
For 11 years, Maxine Fawcett-Yeske has taught Nebraska Wesleyan University students to appreciate music.  
July 16, 2010
Student research investigates relationship between agricultural practices and decomposition. Kristen Collins is burying pigs in her father’s farm fields.
July 15, 2010
The last time Alan Brincks and Faith Fossett were on Nebraska Wesleyan University’s theatre stage, he was proposing to his fellow theatre guru.  
July 13, 2010
When NWU student Collin Shepherd arrived in Estonia early this year, he set a lofty goal. “I wanted to meet the president of Estonia,” said the junior communication major. “...
July 13, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Laura Blasnitz is pretty sure she won’t cure cancer. But she’s hoping her summer research experience will eventually lead to a career where her...
July 2, 2010
Douglas Scott, PhD, and member of the Association of Firearm and Toolmark Examiners, will teach a seminar in external ballistics on July 17.
June 29, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Lesley Dudden already has an impressive resume.  
June 28, 2010
Approximately 3,000 athletes will travel to Lincoln in July to compete in the 2010 National Special Olympics Games.  
June 24, 2010
World leaders and diplomats are gathering in Canada for the G8 and G20 summits to discuss several critical issues including nuclear non-proliferation, vulnerable and fragile states, and...
June 24, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Alexandra Hartmann says her heart lies in many places around the world.  
June 9, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Erik Anderson hopes to become a licensed mental health practitioner someday.  
June 8, 2010
Eight Nebraska Wesleyan University students left for Guatemala in late May expecting to spend 10 days building a house for an impoverished family.  
June 3, 2010
They first planned a service trip to Thailand this summer but political unrest in that country forced members of Nebraska Wesleyan’s Global Service Learning to find another project....
May 27, 2010
When Sandra Mathews-Benham travels to Kazakhstan someday, she’ll be able to introduce herself, order a meal, and ask for directions.  
May 27, 2010
Justin Iverson knows when he’s a minister someday, Sunday school and church service won’t be the same as it was growing up in his South Dakota United Methodist congregation.  
May 21, 2010
A Nebraska Wesleyan University student is among 50 college students in the nation selected to receive a Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant.  
May 18, 2010
Students in a Nebraska Wesleyan University Advantage Program class have donated money to purchase mosquito nets that will protect children in Africa.
May 18, 2010
Dr. Fred Ohles, president of Nebraska Wesleyan University, awarded degrees to nearly 430 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 121st annual commencement...
May 14, 2010
Eight Nebraska Wesleyan University students are headed to Guatemala where they will work alongside families living in extreme poverty and build a new place for them to call home.  
May 13, 2010
This week NWU biology students are practicing their diving skills in the campus swimming pool. Next week they’ll put those skills to the test on the northwest coast of Roatan, Honduras where...
May 10, 2010
Congratulations to the following students who have been elected to the 2010-2011 Student Affairs Senate:
May 10, 2010
Seniors Terrin Wurdeman and Jessica States remember rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty the very first weekend of their college careers.  
May 7, 2010
Over the past year, the psychology department has increasingly been filled with students wearing lab coats and surgical masks. They're busy studying the behavioral traits of mice. They're...
May 7, 2010
Five students from Austria and Germany will study at Nebraska Wesleyan University next fall.  
May 7, 2010
Eight Nebraska Wesleyan University students were honored during the 2009-2010 academic year with national prestigious scholarships.  
May 1, 2010
Two long-time employees of the Physics Department are preparing to say goodbye after a combined 86 years of service to Nebraska Wesleyan University.  
April 28, 2010
Abby Tranel learned of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s study abroad program through her liberal arts seminar taken as a first year student.  
April 27, 2010
April 21, 2010
NWU music professor Jean Henderson knew she wanted to write an emotional piece.  
April 19, 2010
Congratulations to Meera Bhardwaj on being the fourth Nebraska Wesleyan University student or alum to win Fulbright award this year.
April 16, 2010
“The greatest way to learn is to teach,” says Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Meera Bhardwaj.  
April 13, 2010
The Nebraska Independent College Foundation and the O’Keefe Elevator Company hosted its annual art show on April 8 and recognized four Nebraska Wesleyan University art students.  
April 9, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University student Jenna Palensky and her music professor Maxine Fawcett-Yeske spent their spring break in Ireland with 150 primary school children from over 20 countries....
April 9, 2010
Congratulations to English Department Alumni Nikki Spry (2009) and Kyle Karthauser (2008) on receiving Fulbright Scholarships for 2010.
April 8, 2010
As a philosophy major, Nebraska Wesleyan University graduate Nicole Spry knows its second nature for her to question and consume information.  
April 6, 2010
Political science professor Kelly Eaton is passionate about experiential learning. So it’s fitting that the new position she’ll begin this summer will focus on transforming Nebraska...
March 31, 2010
A retired French professor and his wife will be recognized for their dedication and support of NWU theatre during the opening weekend of the production Hay Fever.  
March 25, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University Senior Alex Bednar grew up eating Czech food and celebrating his Czech heritage. Starting next fall, he’ll be immersed in the culture he’s so interested in...
March 25, 2010
The president of PEN American Center, the internationally acclaimed literary and human rights association, will explore some of the central ethical questions of our time during his upcoming lecture...
March 16, 2010
A Nebraska Wesleyan University forensic science professor has returned home after a two-week mission in Haiti where she helped identify Americans who perished in the January 12 earthquake....
March 15, 2010
Matthew Carlson was on track to earn his bachelor’s degree in business administration through Nebraska Wesleyan’s Advantage Program. The degree would help advance his job as a computer...
March 11, 2010
National Geographic Magazine wildlife photographer and Nebraska-native Joel Sartore will turn his lens on his audience at a Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture where he will sound a warning bell...