NWU News

March 30, 2015
Award-winning commentator, journalist and novelist Leonard Pitts will visit Nebraska Wesleyan University on Monday, April 13 to discuss race and poverty.
March 30, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Theatre Department will perform “Tick, Tick…Boom!,” a musical written by American composer Jonathan Larson, who won a Pulitzer and three Tony...
March 26, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University professor Sarah Berkely, a former web designer turned art professor, shares her varied professional experiences in the new Elder Gallery Exhibit, “I Just Work...
March 23, 2015
Ten students and Nebraska Wesleyan’s university minister are in Puerto Rico this week where they are tutoring in immigrant communities.
March 16, 2015
The Action Council on Diversity and Inclusion invites you to submit nominations of qualified students, faculty, and staff for the 2015 Leadership Awards reception.
March 16, 2015
The Student Affairs Senate Academic Affairs Committee has established a new faculty award, Faculty Advisor of the Year.
March 13, 2015
Last September the country’s attention turned to Omaha, Nebraska, when the University of Nebraska Medical Center was asked to care for an American doctor who tested positive for the Ebola...
March 10, 2015
They’re playing in the trees. They’re staring at students who walk right by them on the sidewalks. They’re chasing each other around Old Main. Squirrels have been a campus fixture...
March 9, 2015
On March 6, six Nebraska Wesleyan University students and two professors boarded a plane en route to a classroom in Estonia.
March 1, 2015
Mark your calendars and plan to join us for Homecoming 2015, which will be held September 17-20. Event information will be available this summer.
February 25, 2015
David Lee, Utah’s first poet laureate, will deliver the second annual lecture of the William C. Kloefkorn Nebraska Writers Series.
February 21, 2015
Steve Wills, assistant professor of history, will deliver the Faculty Scholarship Presentation, “Tokyo’s Burning: Fires, Firefighters, and Fighting About Fire in the Shogun's...
February 20, 2015
The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus will perform a free concert at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Tuesday, March 10.
February 16, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University President Fred Ohles has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU).
February 16, 2015
How does the NWU Math Club celebrate their favorite number: 3.14159 (Pi)?  
February 11, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University will host its annual International Film Festival February 26-March 1.
February 10, 2015
The Career & Counseling Center will host its annual Backpack to Briefcase Networking Reception on Wednesday, February 25 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Great Hall.  
February 10, 2015
Adam Earnheardt, associate professor of communication studies at Youngstown State University, will share his research about social media, athletes and sports fans at Nebraska Wesleyan University...
January 28, 2015
Pioneer Hall — a 58-year-old traditional residence hall for first-year students — is undergoing a $2.3 million facelift.
January 27, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the fall semester of the 2014-2015 academic year. 
January 27, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Advantage Program academic honors list for the fall semester of the 2014-2015 academic year. 
January 20, 2015
The Pioneer Hall renovation has relocated Student health Services to a new permanent location in Burt Hall, located just west of the Knight Field House.
January 20, 2015
Commencement Day is Saturday, May 16.
January 16, 2015
She thought she wanted to be a veterinarian. Then she thought she wanted to be a medical doctor.
January 13, 2015
“All I knew was I wanted to go to medical school, so everything was planned out for me. I had a path, so I felt I didn’t have to worry about the rest.”
January 12, 2015
A collection of art and stories from private collections of artists and administrators will go on display in Elder Gallery’s latest exhibit, “Private Made Public.”
December 19, 2014
Two years ago members of the student organization Global Service Learning traveled to Kansas City over the winter break to take a firsthand look at poverty.
December 17, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s award-winning University Choir has announced a tour schedule that will take it to the southern United States in January.
December 11, 2014
Waste not, want not.
December 3, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University has launched a full tuition program to further expand college access for Nebraska students.
December 3, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University President Fred Ohles was invited by the White House on December 4 to discuss action steps that will help more students prepare for and graduate from college.
November 25, 2014
Over the past four decades, nearly 800 lab rats have walked, climbed and jumped their way to coveted gold medals at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Xtreme Rat Challenge.
November 25, 2014
For the past 21 years, a Thanksgiving tradition has warmed the hearts of Nebraska Wesleyan University faculty, staff and students, and warmed the kitchens of needy families.  
November 25, 2014
Three years ago Leigh Walter was embracing everything about Mrs. Fezziwig, the jolly wife of Mr. Fezziwig in the Charles Dickens story, A Christmas Carol.
November 18, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan will celebrate a 22-year-old holiday tradition when it hosts its annual Elizabethan Christmas feast.
November 18, 2014
The artistic talents of high school students will be showcased at Nebraska Wesleyan’s sixth annual juried art exhibition “Bridge.”
November 14, 2014
The cold temperatures are a sure indicator that winter is here.  
November 14, 2014
Nolan Lott was only a toddler when Ron Howard’s film, Apollo 13, hit the theaters.
November 10, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual opera scenes will combine popular opera selections with behind the scenes antics from singers who will mimic stereotypes of reality television stars.
November 7, 2014
You’ve heard the phrase, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.
November 3, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University will conclude its annual fall Visiting Writers Series with fiction writer Christine Sneed.  
October 31, 2014
What do you get when you combine E=MC2 with cue sheets and curtain calls?
October 26, 2014
How does your living room, office, music collection and Facebook profile reflect who you are?
October 22, 2014
Energetic. Inventive. Committed. That’s how colleagues and students describe music professor John Spilker.
October 22, 2014
Psychologist, author and director for Kairos USA, Mark Braverman, will deliver the Mattingly Visiting Scholar Lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Tuesday, November 4.
October 20, 2014
Prevention is the best guard against many viruses, which is why we highly encourage you to get a flu shot.  
October 17, 2014
Sixty-two Chicago-area artists were asked to define abstraction, its limitations and how it is informed by our daily lives. Their answers will be found in one of Nebraska Wesleyan University’...
October 16, 2014
Campus Recreation hours will change hours for fall break. The following hours will be in effect: Thursday, 10/16 | Closing at 6:00 p.m. Friday, 10/17 | Open 11:00 - 1:00 & 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
October 16, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Student Affairs Senate will host a U.S. Senate Candidate Forum on Tuesday, October 28.
October 13, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Maury Lorence died Sunday, October 12 in an early morning accident along Interstate 80 just outside of Lincoln.