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July 13, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University will kick off its fall lecture series with its annual Visions & Ventures Symposium, which will address the economics, ethics and politics of sports.  
July 13, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University art professor David Gracie currently has a painting included in a Chicago exhibit.  
June 29, 2011
Up until last month, Nebraska Wesleyan University student Sarah Hotovy had never traveled abroad. Now she’s spending her summer in Indonesia as one of only 10 students in the nation selected...
June 27, 2011
Psychology professor Jerry Bockoven admits his “History and Systems” class may sound a little boring to students.  
June 23, 2011
Twelve Nebraska Wesleyan University students have returned from a service trip to China.  
June 22, 2011
Summer camp is a rite of passage for many kids.  
June 15, 2011
William Kloefkorn died on May 19, 2011. Kloefkorn taught English at Nebraska Wesleyan University for 40 years and served as Nebraska state poet for 29.
June 13, 2011
Nine Nebraska Wesleyan University students and a professor were honored during the 2010-2011 academic year with national prestigious scholarships and internships.  
June 9, 2011
Dr. William Wyman and his critically-acclaimed University Choir are used to receiving rave reviews after their performances.  
June 9, 2011
On a recent warm and sunny afternoon, the sounds of singing, cheering and clapping erupted from the backyard of a Nebraska Wesleyan theme house.  
June 7, 2011
A long-time Nebraska Wesleyan University French professor has died. Professor Emeritus Anthony Epp died Monday, June 6. He was 69.  
June 1, 2011
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been recognized by the school’s Mathematics and Computer Science Department.  
June 1, 2011
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been recognized by the university’s Psychology Department.  
June 1, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Chemistry Department has recognized its chemistry students for their academic success.  
June 1, 2011
Brad Gilligan of Fremont has been honored by Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Communication Studies Department.  
June 1, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s English Department has recognized its students with department awards.  
June 1, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Department of Business, Accounting and Economics has honored its students with academic awards.  
May 31, 2011
A new Lincoln Public School will bear the name of former Nebraska Wesleyan University professor and Nebraska State Poet William Kloefkorn.  
May 24, 2011
Jerry Bricker’s idea of a “summer vacation” is probably not one that many can relate to.  
May 23, 2011
Former professor and Nebraska State Poet William "Bill" Kloefkorn died May 19, 2011 at his home in Lincoln. He was 78.  
May 23, 2011
Help Nebraska Wesleyan's opera director win the chance to sing the National Anthem at the 2011 Cornhusker State Games.  
May 18, 2011
A celebration of life for longtime English professor Leon Satterfield have been scheduled for Saturday, June 18 at Nebraska Wesleyan University.  
May 17, 2011
Dr. Fred Ohles, president of Nebraska Wesleyan University, awarded degrees to nearly 450 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 122nd annual commencement...
May 13, 2011
Twelve members of Global Service Learning will travel to China where they will spend two weeks participating in service work that will focus on education and migration.  
May 11, 2011
Final exams aren’t meant to be easy.  
May 9, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University's 11th annual Visions & Ventures Symposium has been scheduled for September 14-15. This year's theme is "More Than A Game: Economics, Ethics &...
May 9, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s faculty will say goodbye this month to a faculty dynamo and university fixture: retiring Professor Emerita of Economics Loretta Fairchild.  
May 9, 2011
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students are among only 151 students in the nation to win the prestigious Boren Scholarship.  
May 9, 2011
Spring semester may be over but many students and faculty are packing their bags for summer academic courses that will take them far beyond the classroom walls.  
May 3, 2011
Students and colleagues of Rita Lester say the religion professor is known for her rigorous courses. And in the same breath, they’re quick to point out that her courses are so intriguing and...
April 29, 2011
The executive director of the Food Bank of Lincoln will deliver the address at Nebraska Wesleyan’s University’s 122nd annual commencement.  
April 28, 2011
A Nebraska Wesleyan University junior elementary education major is the 2011 recipient of the Nebraska Student Education Association Retired Teachers Scholarship.  
April 27, 2011
Senior Bria Langer was merely hours away from performing in her final Nebraska Wesleyan opera when she was notified of her next adventure.  
April 26, 2011
A Nebraska Wesleyan senior biology student has been awarded the University of Nebraska Medical Center's (UNMC) highest honor for undergraduate research presentations at the Nebraska Academy of...
April 26, 2011
After serving 13 years at Nebraska Wesleyan University, Inger Bull, Director of International Education, has said goodbye.  
April 26, 2011
The NWU student body has elected Phil Bakken of Fremont and Lindsey Jones of Lincoln as the new president and vice president of the 2011-2012 Student Affairs Senate.  
April 26, 2011
Eight Nebraska Wesleyan University biology students have returned from the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference where two NWU students received top honors.  
April 22, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s President Emeritus John W. White, Jr., died Monday, April 18, 2011.  
April 18, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University professor Kristie Pfabe is this year’s recipient of the Kenneth R. Holder Fellowship for Instructional Improvement.  
April 15, 2011
A Nebraska Wesleyan University history professor has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship that will take her to Estonia next year.  
April 14, 2011
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University seniors have been awarded Fulbright scholarships that will take them to Germany next year.  
April 11, 2011
Theresa Wadkins was chosen as the 2011 commencement speaker to represent graduating University College students.
April 11, 2011
Ever since she was 8-years-old, Lindsey Jones wanted to be a doctor.  
April 11, 2011
An upcoming fundraiser will help assist an NWU staff accompanist and her family who are dealing with multiple health problems.  
April 4, 2011
Twelve Nebraska Wesleyan University students have returned from San Diego, Calif., where they joined 1,200 of their peers to discuss solutions to pressing global issues.  
April 1, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University student Ginny Koch came to school with hopes of one day becoming a physician’s assistant.  
March 31, 2011
The Weary Center is offering a voluntary bike checkout program for the NWU community to recreate outside of the Weary Center.
March 29, 2011
An award-winning filmmaker will speak at Nebraska Wesleyan University to discuss his following of survivors and perpetrators of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.  
March 21, 2011
Students entering Nebraska Wesleyan University next fall will select from an updated slate of Liberal Arts Seminars — the first-semester courses that introduce college-level research, writing...
March 18, 2011
Some students use their spring break to soak in the sun. Several Nebraska Wesleyan University students, however, are using the week-long break as another learning and service opportunity....