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May 6, 2013
A third Nebraska Wesleyan University student has won a Fulbright Scholarship.  
May 3, 2013
The Honorable John M. Gerrard will deliver the address at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 124th commencement on Saturday, May 18.  
May 3, 2013
Two years ago Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Eric Jackson traveled to Estonia with the men’s basketball team.
April 29, 2013
Four years ago this month Caty Reed sat at her high school graduation and listened to a speaker tell her and her fellow classmates that they could change the world.  
April 28, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Paul Snyder has dreamed of living and working in Japan ever since he was an eighth-grader in Scottsbluff.
April 23, 2013
The artistic talents of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s senior art majors will be on display for the Senior Art Exhibition.  
April 19, 2013
Former President Bill Clinton launched the Clinton Global Initiative University with the next generation of innovative problem solvers in mind — problem solvers like NWU students Chelsea...
April 18, 2013
Eight months. That’s all it took for Nebraska Wesleyan students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the university to give 12,500 hours of service to communities across the world....
April 18, 2013
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University seniors have been awarded Fulbright scholarships to teach in Taiwan next year.  
April 18, 2013
A Nebraska Wesleyan University education and special education major has won a Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Taiwan next year.  
April 18, 2013
Malea Powell, the national chair of the Conference on College Composition & Communication and a professor at Michigan State University, will discuss American Indian rhetorics at Nebraska...
April 16, 2013
A Georgetown University history professor who says the country’s most momentous labor dispute has altered the course of American labor relations will speak at Nebraska Wesleyan University on...
April 15, 2013
Nebraska's Wesleyan's Environmental Action student organization is planning a day full of activities in celebration of Earth Day.  
April 10, 2013
The new academic year began with a goal: $40,000.  
April 10, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University will host a screening on Wednesday, April 24 of the new critically-acclaimed documentaries Lost Nation: The Ioway 2 & 3.
April 5, 2013
It wasn’t your typical spring break trip. No flip-flops, sunglasses, and sunscreen were packed in these students’ bags. Instead, they opted for facemasks, safety glasses, and heavy-duty...
April 2, 2013
An organizational communication expert delivered this year’s Lambda Pi Eta Communication Lecture on April 11.  
April 1, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University has hired Dr. Nancy Biggs, Associate Superintendent for Human Resources at Lincoln Public Schools, to lead its Education Department, beginning August 1.  
March 28, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Morgan Shea and four of her classmates spent part of their spring semester going to prison.   
March 27, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan junior Hannah Husmann has been on a mission to save lives since her freshman year of high school, when a classmate died of cancer.  
March 19, 2013
The musical talents of two Nebraska Wesleyan University students are featured in a new NET Television documentary, "Devil Clouds: Tornadoes Strike Nebraska."
March 15, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Touch of Class Jazz Choir spent its spring break performing concerts in Iowa and Missouri.  
March 13, 2013
Hilary Krantz spent much of the past year researching and applying for internships to help satisfy the requirements for her accounting degree.  
March 11, 2013
From Broadway to Chinatown to Harlem and the nation’s capital, Nebraska Wesleyan students and faculty are foregoing rest and relaxation for special opportunities to learn and serve during...
March 6, 2013
Many hospitals have what you might call a dirty little secret. An estimated 1.7 million of their patients acquire infections while in their care each year. Those infections are connected to nearly...
March 6, 2013
A Nebraska Wesleyan University junior will spend his summer in China studying Mandarin thanks to the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship.  
March 6, 2013
After NWU parents Paul and Shelley Freeman lost their son, Cameron Freeman, to a drunk driver in November 2010, they felt all of the pain and emotions you’d expect.
March 5, 2013
Last year’s graduating class included two students from Juarez, Mexico, a city plagued by drug-related violence that borders El Paso, Texas.  
March 5, 2013
Two years ago Lindsey Jones received a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship to help enhance her knowledge and experience in science.  
March 4, 2013
Cody Eiler — a business administration major and Academic All-American in football — spent some time recently perfecting his pitch.  
March 1, 2013
A new Elder Gallery photography exhibit displays the innocence, experiences, and curiosities of childhood.  
February 27, 2013
A surgeon and musician who researches the way musical creativity works in the brain will deliver a lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Thursday, March 7.  
February 27, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s fifth annual Bowls for Backpacks was another success, raising over $9,000 for the Food Bank of Lincoln.  
February 22, 2013
10,087: That’s how many hours Nebraska Wesleyan University students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends have collectively given in community service since August.  
February 21, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Advantage Program academic honors list for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.  
February 21, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.  
February 21, 2013
A college student whose testimony before the Iowa House Judiciary Committee regarding gay marriage went viral will share a message about family at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture...
February 20, 2013
Robert Zubrin, a world-renowned engineer, best-selling author, and a leading space exploration authority will discuss the case for Mars at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture....
February 14, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Panhellenic Council has been recognized nationally for its highest level of excellence in programming and council management.  
February 12, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Mattingly Distinguished Scholars Program will bring two speakers to Lincoln — one who will discuss American Exceptionalism as it relates to Steven...
February 11, 2013
Students are invited to join NWU faculty and staff as we kick off Nebraska Wesleyan University's storytelling project.
January 30, 2013
A writer, filmmaker, and activist known as an “uncompromising fighter for racial equity and social justice” delivered a message on diversity and misunderstandings at a recent Nebraska...
January 17, 2013
Ninety-eight percent of the inmates currently incarcerated in Nebraska’s 10 prisons will be released and returned to our communities and neighborhoods.  
January 17, 2013
The artistic talents of high school students will be showcased at Nebraska Wesleyan’s fourth annual juried art exhibition “Bridge.”  
January 15, 2013
Kyle Rohrich admits his senior year at Nebraska Wesleyan University was a little hectic.  
January 14, 2013
Chances are good the names “Edgar Sheffield Brightman” and “L. Harold DeWolf” mean very little to you.  
January 7, 2013
About 98 percent of the inmates currently incarcerated in Nebraska's 10 prisons will be released and will return to our communities and neighborhoods.  
December 21, 2012
The nearly 2,000 hours that students enrolled in the Communication Research Methods class spent on their semester project not only saved their grade, but may potentially save lives too.  
December 21, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan has hired Richard and Jan Potter as faculty and co-coordinators of the university’s new Omaha social work program for adults.  
December 20, 2012
Members of Global Service Learning won’t just be traveling to grandma’s house over the holiday.