NWU News

October 7, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University announced October 7 that women's bowling will be added as a sport beginning in the 2016-17 school year.  
October 6, 2015
Susan Clayton, a social psychologist whose work examines how people think about and make personal connections to the environment, will deliver this year’s Clifford Fawl Psychology Lecture at...
October 2, 2015
Thanks to all who joined us for homecoming 2015! Be sure to mark your calendars for next year's festivities scheduled for September 22-25, 2016.
October 1, 2015
Last summer six Nebraska Wesleyan students traveled to Charleston, S.C. to present business ideas to a group of angel investors.
September 30, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Elder Gallery opens a new exhibit October 10, “Impact Best: Nebraska Impact Artists.”
September 30, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University's annual Bravo! Bosendorfer Piano Series will feature pianist Jane Solose.
September 24, 2015
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University communication professors — known for their blissful personalities — are about to share their happiness with Nebraska.
September 23, 2015
On the eve before their new academic year, 18 Nebraska Wesleyan University students took a walk down the halls of the Olin Hall of Science basement until they came upon a bright white light.
September 18, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University seniors Amy Christensen and Connor Bohlken have been crowned the 2015 homecoming queen and king.
September 17, 2015
One of the highlights of homecoming at NWU is the annual Legends and Legacies banquet. That’s where NWU pays special tribute to outstanding alumni for life and career accomplishments.
September 14, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its schedule and featured writers for the fall Visiting Writers Series.
September 14, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Symphonic Band will perform its annual Homecoming Pops Concerts on Sunday, September 20 and will be accompanied by Broadway star Ivan Rutherford.
September 9, 2015
U.S. News & World Report has again named Nebraska Wesleyan University a top national liberal arts university.
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 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
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 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 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.