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December 11, 2012
Students in Angeles Cossio’s “Basic Design” class have created art you can literally walk all over.  
December 11, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan University students interested in Estonia learned about the northern European country firsthand during the fall semester.  
December 5, 2012
Four Nebraska Wesleyan University students have won the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which will send them overseas for the spring semester.  
December 4, 2012
Last spring Sheryl Rinkol boarded the Azamara Journey, a memorial ship that traveled from New York City to the site of the Titanic’s sinking in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the...
November 20, 2012
What can you do with an English degree?  
November 15, 2012
Last year Rita Lester assigned Manufacturing Religion to students enrolled in her Liberal Arts Seminar titled, “Myth.”  
November 15, 2012
Clay Johnson, best known as the co-founder of the firm that built and managed Barack Obama’s online campaign for presidency in 2008, will speak at Nebraska Wesleyan University.  
November 14, 2012
A Nebraska Wesleyan social work student has been awarded a national scholarship honoring her service, scholarship and leadership in her academic field.  
November 6, 2012
First year students in Rachel Droogsma’s Liberal Arts Seminar, “The Hunger Games,” are not taking just any introductory college course.  
November 2, 2012
For the past five years, dozens of new Nebraska Wesleyan students have begun their collegiate careers by climbing in a university van and driving 700 miles to northeastern Minnesota.  
November 1, 2012
Former Nebraska Wesleyan University psychology professor Ken Keith returned to campus on November 8 to deliver the annual Clifford Fawl Lecture Series.  
October 29, 2012
Dr. Linda Hardy has been named the new Director of Nursing at Nebraska Wesleyan University.  
October 29, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan’s Communication Studies Department likes to refer to its students and faculty as “Communication Superheroes.” Dave Whitt, Associate Professor of Communication,...
October 29, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan University has named Elizabeth MacLeod Walls as the new Dean of University College.  
October 29, 2012
Generations of Johnson Hall residents — along with friends, family, current students and NWU employees — gathered in front of the 66-year-old all-female residence hall on October 20 to...
October 24, 2012
Cody Arenz, Associate Professor of Biology, is on sabbatical for a year in Devon, England.  
October 23, 2012
America’s longest running touring company, National Players, will make a stop at Nebraska Wesleyan University to perform “Animal Farm.”  
October 18, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Bravo! Bosendorfer Piano Series will feature pianist Norman Lee of Hong Kong.  
October 17, 2012
Pulitzer-Prize winning author Douglas A. Blackmon spoke at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Thursday, October 25 in a lecture titled, “Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black...
October 17, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan University has crowned Kelsey Reynoldson of Eagle and Joe Menousek of Gretna as its 2012 homecoming queen and king.  
October 15, 2012
The talents of NWU art alumni are on display in Kepler Gallery.  
October 10, 2012
Ezra Klein, a Washington Post blogger who recently was named one of the “50 Most Powerful People in Washington,” delivered the lecture “The Unpersuaded: Who Listens to the...
October 9, 2012
A Nebraska Wesleyan University math professor has been awarded the “Exemplary Teaching Award.”  
October 8, 2012
Eight seniors have been selected to the 2012 Homecoming Royalty Court.  
October 4, 2012
The artistic talents of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Art Department are now on display at the Lux Center for the Arts.  
October 3, 2012
An ordained minister from Michigan who works with LGBTQIA-identified college students will deliver Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Mattingly Visiting Distinguished Scholar Series lecture...
October 1, 2012
Global Service Learning is growing on campus – literally.  
September 16, 2012
Fourteen Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been selected as 125th Anniversary Ambassadors.  
September 10, 2012
All who share in the pride and commitment to Nebraska Wesleyan University have a wonderful opportunity this year to reconnect with friends, faculty, and staff as the University celebrates its 125th...
September 4, 2012
Global Service Learning has been recognized with the University's Roy G. Story Award for their work as true global ambassadors for Nebraska Wesleyan.  
September 4, 2012
A local “Cameron Effect - Seven Acts of Kindness” movement will kickoff Tuesday, September 11 with a presentation that honors the memory of a former NWU student killed by a drunk driver...
August 23, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Elder Gallery will open with a five-week exhibition featuring the people and places of Africa as seen through the lens of photographer Betty Press.  
August 16, 2012
Missy Franklin. Gabby Douglas. Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings. Sonya Richards Ross. The U.S. women’s basketball team, soccer team, and water polo team.  
August 13, 2012
One hundred new students moved into the cool new rooms of Johnson Hall, when the doors opened on August 22.  
August 8, 2012
Move-in day for new Nebraska Wesleyan University students is typically hot and humid.  
August 1, 2012
You can now follow the Weary Center on Facebook and Twitter!
July 24, 2012
Studies indicate coffee is good for cognitive abilities. So is green tea, dark chocolate, and red wine.  
July 24, 2012
A Nebraska Wesleyan University choir director has been recognized by the Nebraska Choral Directors Association for his commitment to singers and choirs in the state.  
July 13, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan University's Theta Chi Fraternity chapter has been recognized as one of the top chapters in the country.  
July 10, 2012
Australia isn’t just about koala bears and kangaroos as a group of Nebraska Wesleyan University students learned firsthand this summer.  
July 9, 2012
Shelley McHugh has been hired as the Director of Alumni Relations at Nebraska Wesleyan University.
June 25, 2012
Just a few weeks ago, Nebraska Wesleyan University student James Hamrick was rehearsing lines for the rock musical “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.”  
June 20, 2012
Hard work, meaningful lessons, life-changing cultural experiences and new friendships. That’s how members of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Global Service Learning (GSL) student...
June 19, 2012
Five Nebraska Wesleyan University students have each been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The award will send each student overseas during the 2012-2013 academic year...
June 11, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan University is expanding its programs in Omaha and into western Iowa.  
June 6, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Symphonic Band took a history lesson like no other they’ve taken.  
June 4, 2012
Barbara Cornelius, Head of Library Technology and Associate Professor of Library Science, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to conduct research in Nepal and Bangladesh.  
June 4, 2012
The spring semester may be over but the academic honors continue for NWU students and faculty.  
May 30, 2012
It was 2:20 a.m. — well beyond Sheryl Rinkol’s bedtime. Sleep wasn’t an option as she listened to ocean waves slap the side of her cruise ship while it floated 2 ½ miles...
May 22, 2012
First-year students in Gerise Herndon’s English 1 classes likely had some preconceived ideas as to what their lessons would entail.