NWU News

August 24, 2015
Over 400 new Nebraska Wesleyan University students joined faculty and staff on August 24 for Lend-A-Hand to Lincoln, a 21-year tradition. Now our alumni will take their turn with Lend-A-Hand Across...
August 24, 2015
Join us on Taylor Commons on Sunday, August 29 for an afternoon of fun in the sun as we celebrate the new academic year.
August 19, 2015
When Nebraska Wesleyan University kicks off the 2015-2016 academic year on Monday, August 24, it will welcome it’s largest first-year class in 50 years.
August 18, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Elder Gallery opens September 1 with an exhibit that explores eminent domain and its implemented reality on a Kansas City neighborhood.
August 14, 2015
Two chapters in Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Greek community have received national recognition.
August 14, 2015
The Institute for Career Advancement Needs (ICAN) in partnership with Nebraska Wesleyan University is hosting the Leadership Exchange: Women and Work on Thursday, September 10.
August 8, 2015
The Center for Student Involvement has scheduled many activities to help make your transition back to school a fun one, starting with hypotist Jim Wand's performance on Sunday, August 23 at 9 p...
August 5, 2015
Middle school is a new, exciting time for students, but it also comes with challenges.
August 3, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University Theatre opened its season in mid-August with the longest-running American musical in Broadway history — "Chicago." It was the first of 12 main-stage...
August 1, 2015
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July 24, 2015
On July 28, 14,000 athletes from across the country will arrive in Lincoln to participate in the 2015 State Games of America. For the next five days, Katie Bruns and Shawn Welch will spend hours...
July 22, 2015
The first time biology professor Dale Benham invited psychology professor Frank Ferraro to join him on the annual Archway Seminar trip to the Minnesota Boundary Waters, he had no idea that his...
July 17, 2015
Three campuses. Two countries. One successful product pitch.
July 14, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University is expanding its graduate program offerings.
July 10, 2015
The New Horizons spacecraft is speeding towards Pluto for its first close look of the dwarf planet. The spacecraft’s closest approach will take place on Tuesday, July 14 and Nebraska Wesleyan...
July 10, 2015
Four Nebraska Wesleyan University vocalists and their director will spend much of July in Greece to be part of a renouned cultural festival.
July 1, 2015
A third Nebraska Wesleyan University student has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.
June 24, 2015
On Wednesday, June 17, six Nebraska Wesleyan University faculty, administrators and staff were in Charleston, S.C. — the same day as the tragic Emanuel AME Church shooting, which claimed nine...
June 12, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University sophomore Gwennan Plouzek is one of 60 college students from the United States and the United Kingdom selected to participate in the prestigious Fulbright Summer...
June 12, 2015
Collegeraptor.com has named Nebraska Wesleyan University to its list of 50 "hidden gems" among colleges that receive fewer than 5,000 applications per year. 
June 5, 2015
Two factors convinced James Rigg to return to college after 20 years: personal growth and his teenage children.
June 4, 2015
Tish Gade-Jones has joined Nebraska Wesleyan University as Vice President for Finance and Administration.
June 2, 2015
When Ashley Bykerk visited Nebraska Wesleyan University as a high school senior, the Political Science Department highlighted the opportunity to move to Washington, D.C. for a semester and...
May 28, 2015
Angie McKinney begins every biology class with a warm hello and a smile.
May 20, 2015
Final exams are done but the academic experiences are not.
May 19, 2015
Fred Ohles, President of Nebraska Wesleyan University, awarded degrees to approximately 565 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 126th annual commencement...
May 8, 2015
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University graduates will teach in Japan next year.
May 8, 2015
During the summer you can request to have your mail forwarded to your home address or an alternative address by going to WebAdvisor and under the heading “Std Life/Mail Info” click on...
May 5, 2015
Brenda Maldonado had never taken a French class before her arrival at Nebraska Wesleyan University four years ago.
April 29, 2015
Audiences attending the season’s last theatre production, The Zimmer Girls, will have a starring role.
April 28, 2015
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have each been awarded the prestigious Boren Scholarship, which will send them abroad for one year to develop language skills.
April 22, 2015
A Fulbright Scholarship will send senior Grant Nordby to Taiwan for the next two years.
April 22, 2015
It started with the basketball team’s first international trip to Estonia.
April 17, 2015
Each week members of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s newest student organization, Model United Nations (MUN), meet to discuss and further understand some of the world’s biggest issues.
April 16, 2015
Joan Hughes, associate professor of learning technologies at the University of Texas-Austin, will discuss iPad-supported reading and writing practices when she delivers the annual Holder Lecture on...
April 8, 2015
Nick Rathod, a former special assistant to President Barack Obama, will deliver Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Curtis Lecture on Public Leadership on Tuesday, April 28.
April 2, 2015
Jackson Katz, one of the key architects of the bystander approach for gender violence prevention, will deliver a lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University.
April 1, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University has been named one of eight colleges and universities in the country to participate in a national initiative to explore signature work for all undergraduate students.
March 31, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Music Department will present a pair of comedic operas, “La Canterina” and “Mavra.”
March 30, 2015
Award-winning commentator, journalist and novelist Leonard Pitts will visit Nebraska Wesleyan University on Monday, April 13 to discuss race and poverty.
March 30, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Theatre Department will perform “Tick, Tick…Boom!,” a musical written by American composer Jonathan Larson, who won a Pulitzer and three Tony...
March 26, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University professor Sarah Berkely, a former web designer turned art professor, shares her varied professional experiences in the new Elder Gallery Exhibit, “I Just Work...
March 23, 2015
Ten students and Nebraska Wesleyan’s university minister are in Puerto Rico this week where they are tutoring in immigrant communities.
March 16, 2015
The Action Council on Diversity and Inclusion invites you to submit nominations of qualified students, faculty, and staff for the 2015 Leadership Awards reception.
March 16, 2015
The Student Affairs Senate Academic Affairs Committee has established a new faculty award, Faculty Advisor of the Year.
March 13, 2015
Last September the country’s attention turned to Omaha, Nebraska, when the University of Nebraska Medical Center was asked to care for an American doctor who tested positive for the Ebola...
March 10, 2015
They’re playing in the trees. They’re staring at students who walk right by them on the sidewalks. They’re chasing each other around Old Main. Squirrels have been a campus fixture...
March 9, 2015
On March 6, six Nebraska Wesleyan University students and two professors boarded a plane en route to a classroom in Estonia.
March 1, 2015
Mark your calendars and plan to join us for Homecoming 2015, which will be held September 17-20. Event information will be available this summer.

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