NWU News

September 19, 2011
Dan Hays may be the new assistant professor of theatre at Nebraska Wesleyan, but he is definitely no stranger to the theatre department.  
September 12, 2011
Sophomore Eric Jackson admits he didn’t understand the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. But he was only a fourth-grader.  
September 12, 2011
With experience in many languages and a love for all things culture, its no wonder Sarah Barr was destined to be Nebraska Wesleyan University’s new Director of Global Engagement.  
September 11, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University will celebrate Constitution Day and Citizenship Day when it hosts a naturalization ceremony on Friday, September 16 for 129 new citizens from 38 countries.  
September 2, 2011
Michelle Zhang wrote a traditional research paper for her “Politics of China” class. Little did she know that assignment would eventually lead to a collaborative research project with...
August 30, 2011
A campus memorial service will be held Thursday, September 8 for recent NWU graduate Nick Lee.  
August 19, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Elder Gallery will open for the new academic year with the exhibit “2+1.”  
August 18, 2011
A memorial service for Paul Laursen will be held Saturday, August 20 at 11 a.m. at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Lincoln.  
August 15, 2011
As NWU starts classes, five forenisc science graduates and students start a new job at American Systems in Virginia as latent fingerprint technicians.
August 9, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Laura Booton has loved math ever since she was old enough to count.  
August 8, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s fall semester begins Monday, August 22. Faculty and students will return to find some enhancements to programs and facilities and will also find a few new faces...
August 5, 2011
A Nebraska Wesleyan University alum's film about mental illness has been selected for the 2011 Local Filmmakers Showcase.  
August 4, 2011
The Nebraska Wesleyan University men’s basketball team will embark on its first international tour.
August 2, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University's Cooper Center for Academic Achievement has received a $51,600 grant that will provide for extended hours, additional staffing, and new instruction.  
July 28, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University students Raven Shirley and Nick Lee are passionate about sports so when two internships to help coordinate the state’s largest amateur sports festival became...
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
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.  
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.  
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
After serving 13 years at Nebraska Wesleyan University, Inger Bull, Director of International Education, has said goodbye.