NWU News

August 23, 2016
For the first time in 27 years, a Nebraska Wesleyan University student has been honored with the Roy G. Story Award, an honor that recognizes individuals or groups of faculty, administrators, staff...
August 21, 2016
Nebraska Wesleyan University has set another enrollment record for new students in 2016-2017.
August 12, 2016
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Elder Gallery will open with “In Progess: Illusions and Delusions” by artist Anne Harris.
August 1, 2016
Water: a vital necessity. An available resource. An uncommon luxury?
July 22, 2016
Tami Thompson, assistant professor of business, has been named the new program director for Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program.
July 20, 2016
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been selected to receive a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.
July 8, 2016
Moriah Thompson’s first day on her medical internship in Mexico included counting contractions for a woman in labor.
July 6, 2016
Nebraska Wesleyan University will open its 2016-2017 theatre season with two of the greatest love stories on the same set.
June 28, 2016
The most ferocious competitor in American sports today might also be the kindest person in American sports.
June 28, 2016
Prior to leaving for Thailand in May, members of Global Service Learning (GSL) prepared to roll up their sleeves and get dirty as part of their work with the country’s Forest Research and...
June 27, 2016
Sue Gabriel, a certified sexual assault nurse, certified forensic nurse and nursing professor at Nebraska Wesleyan, will discuss "How Human Trafficking Impacts Nursing" at an...
June 17, 2016
Beginning this fall, Nebraska Wesleyan University will offer discounted tuition to CHI Health employees who enroll in RN to BSN or MSN and MSN/MBA classes.
June 6, 2016
A Nebraska Wesleyan University Health and Human Performance professor who students say is “a blessing to learn alongside” has been named the 2016 Margaret J. Prouty Teaching Award...
June 6, 2016
Sandra Mathews-Benham, professor of history, has been named the 2015-2016 Faculty Advisor of the Year.
May 27, 2016
New Student Registration is an important opportunity for parents of new students.
May 27, 2016
Two years ago Gerise Herndon led a group of Nebraska Wesleyan students to Rwanda for the university’s first faculty-led trip to Africa.
May 27, 2016
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been selected for the Fulbright Summer Institute. They are among approximately 60 undergraduates from the United States and UK to be selected for the...
May 20, 2016
The Archway Cafe is open this summer!
May 19, 2016
President Fred Ohles awarded degrees to approximately 500 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 127th annual commencement held Saturday, May 14.
May 13, 2016
Classes are done for the 2016-2017 academic year but seven Nebraska Wesleyan students are reading and researching all they can about Thailand. The group leaves May 19 for a 13-day service trip. It...
May 6, 2016
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April 28, 2016
Three Nebraska Wesleyan University students and two alumni have been accepted into the Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program.
April 19, 2016
Nebraska poet Marjorie Saiser will deliver the William C. Kloefkorn Nebraska Writers Series lecture on Thursday, April 28 at Nebraska Wesleyan University.
April 15, 2016
To honor the 400th anniversary of playwright William Shakespeare's death, Stephen Buhler, an expert in renaissance literature, will deliver the lecture, "Eloquence in Action: Rhetorics of...
April 13, 2016
The flooding lasted just days in Columbia, South Carolina, last October. But the recovery is far from over.
April 8, 2016
What happens when love and desire pull in opposite directions?
April 5, 2016
Lucy Sjulin listened closely to Spanish professor Rita Ricaurte talk about a faculty-led summer trip to Alicante, Spain. It was Sjulin’s first year at Nebraska Wesleyan and the opportunity to...
April 4, 2016
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Theatre Department continues its celebration of playwright William Shakespeare with the latest production, “Mrs. Shakespeare.”
March 30, 2016
The co-author of the recently published book, The Communication of Hate, will discuss "Hate and Hate Speech in American Life" at a Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture on Wednesday, April...
March 29, 2016
​Spring weather often brings severe weather.
March 23, 2016
Having problems connecting to NWU's wifi?
March 21, 2016
Mark your calendars for September 22-25 for Homecoming 2016.
March 17, 2016
Passions can be inexplicable.
March 17, 2016
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Theatre Department continues its salute to William Shakespeare with the musical comedy, “Illyria.”
March 15, 2016
A science evangelist whose passion is helping make science fun will deliver Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Fetzer Science Lecture on Wednesday, March 23.
March 8, 2016
Aaron Miller was only six-years-old when music started to play an important role in his life. He sang in his family church choir. He sang in high school.
March 7, 2016
Three Nebraska Wesleyan University students had the opportunity to participate in the world’s largest math meeting.
March 4, 2016
“Four hundred years of music all encapsulated in compositions and arrangements.”
March 4, 2016
Nearly nine months ago tragedy struck in Charleston, S.C. when nine individuals were gunned down at Emmanuel African Methodist Church.
February 26, 2016
Nebraska Wesleyan University's Touch of Class Jazz Choir will make three performance stops during its spring tour to Iowa.
February 10, 2016
Drew Valaika was just 14-years-old when he auditioned for a role in his high school’s production of “Romeo & Juliet.”
February 10, 2016
Rachel Bauer loves politics.
February 8, 2016
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 10th annual International Film Festival is February 18-24 and will feature six films from Spain, Japan, Singapore, France, Germany, and Estonia.
February 2, 2016
A feature writer, poet and novelist will highlight Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Spring Visiting Writers Series.
January 29, 2016
Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the fall semester of the 2015-2016 academic year.
January 29, 2016
Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its academic honors list for students enrolled in the adult program for the fall semester of the 2014-2015 academic year.
January 28, 2016
Nebraska Wesleyan University is marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death with six shows by and inspired by the Bard. The spring season begins with “Othello”...
January 21, 2016
Biology professor Gary Gerald was not planning to conduct research on the salamander he purchased for the university's zoology lab; he simply wanted to display a variety of organisms for...
January 15, 2016
Nebraska Wesleyan University was closed for Martin Luther King Day. But January 18 was most certainly a workday for one NWU alumna. In fact, it’s her biggest workday of the year.
January 11, 2016
Nebraska Wesleyan University physics professor Nathaniel Cunningham was elated as he watched the New Horizons spacecraft make its close fly-by of Pluto last summer. The successful fly-by also meant...

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