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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
Eight Nebraska Wesleyan University biology students have returned from the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference where two NWU students received top honors.  
April 26, 2011
A Nebraska Wesleyan senior biology student has been awarded the University of Nebraska Medical Center's (UNMC) highest honor for undergraduate research presentations at the Nebraska Academy of...
April 26, 2011
After serving 13 years at Nebraska Wesleyan University, Inger Bull, Director of International Education, has said goodbye.  
April 26, 2011
The NWU student body has elected Phil Bakken of Fremont and Lindsey Jones of Lincoln as the new president and vice president of the 2011-2012 Student Affairs Senate.  
April 22, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s President Emeritus John W. White, Jr., died Monday, April 18, 2011.  
April 18, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University professor Kristie Pfabe is this year’s recipient of the Kenneth R. Holder Fellowship for Instructional Improvement.  
April 15, 2011
A Nebraska Wesleyan University history professor has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship that will take her to Estonia next year.  
April 14, 2011
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University seniors have been awarded Fulbright scholarships that will take them to Germany next year.  
April 11, 2011
Theresa Wadkins was chosen as the 2011 commencement speaker to represent graduating University College students.
April 11, 2011
Ever since she was 8-years-old, Lindsey Jones wanted to be a doctor.  
April 11, 2011
An upcoming fundraiser will help assist an NWU staff accompanist and her family who are dealing with multiple health problems.  
April 4, 2011
Twelve Nebraska Wesleyan University students have returned from San Diego, Calif., where they joined 1,200 of their peers to discuss solutions to pressing global issues.  
April 1, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University student Ginny Koch came to school with hopes of one day becoming a physician’s assistant.  
March 31, 2011
The Weary Center is offering a voluntary bike checkout program for the NWU community to recreate outside of the Weary Center.
March 29, 2011
An award-winning filmmaker will speak at Nebraska Wesleyan University to discuss his following of survivors and perpetrators of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.  
March 21, 2011
Students entering Nebraska Wesleyan University next fall will select from an updated slate of Liberal Arts Seminars — the first-semester courses that introduce college-level research, writing...
March 18, 2011
Some students use their spring break to soak in the sun. Several Nebraska Wesleyan University students, however, are using the week-long break as another learning and service opportunity....
March 16, 2011
On Thursday, March 3, Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Alex Munger flew home to Lincoln from Japan for a short semester break.  
March 16, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan will hold a candlelight vigil and brief prayer service tonight on campus for victims of last week's earthquake and tsunami in Japan.  
March 11, 2011
 Nebraska Wesleyan University students who struggle with time management, organization, and other study skills can now take a class aimed at helping them achieve academic success.  
March 4, 2011
In January, Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Historical Studies Program expanded to Omaha. That expansion also brought Iain Anderson to NWU as the program’s new associate director....
March 3, 2011
Actress Pippa White will perform the one-act play "L.B. 4:15," a story about one woman's battle with breast cancer.  
March 2, 2011
A communication studies professor who has spent a significant amount of her scholarship researching intercultural conflict and health care will present a lecture Thursday, March 10 at Nebraska...
March 2, 2011
Elder Gallery’s current exhibition features the talents of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s art faculty.  
February 24, 2011
A local professor who is part of a team of scientists performing experiments at the Large Hadron Collider will discuss his work at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture.  
February 23, 2011
T.J. Miller — named one of Entertainment Weekly’s “next big things in comedy” will perform at Nebraska Wesleyan’s Big Event on Friday, March 4.  
February 18, 2011
The governing body of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Greek sororities has been nationally recognized for academic achievement.  
February 17, 2011
Three experts on sports-related brain injuries will share the latest research as well as personal stories at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University panel discussion.  
February 16, 2011
T.J. Miller — named one of Entertainment Weekly’s “next big things in comedy” will perform at Nebraska Wesleyan’s Big Event on Friday, March 4.  
February 15, 2011
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s current Elder Gallery exhibit features the artistic talents of the school’s student body.  
February 14, 2011
Last month 37 Omaha Public School teachers enrolled in Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Master of Arts in Historical Studies Program.  
February 14, 2011
Beginning Saturday (Feb. 26) everyone in the 402 area code will be required to use 10-digit dialing.  
February 11, 2011
Kent Payne typically watches the Super Bowl much the same way as most football fans: lounging on the living room couch, eating pizza.
February 10, 2011
The Progressive Student Coalition will host an immigration forum February 21-22.
February 9, 2011
A documentary that sheds light on how dialogues successfully lead to peacemaking even amongst the most conflicting groups will be shown at Nebraska Wesleyan University.
February 7, 2011
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February 7, 2011
John B. Greving of St. Paul, Minnesota, will join Nebraska Wesleyan University as Vice President for Advancement on March 1.  
January 31, 2011
Eighteen students interested in refugee and immigration issues have returned from a service trip to Arizona.  
January 27, 2011
Friday, January 28 marks a somber day in American history: the 25th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger disaster.
January 27, 2011
Dr. Rita McGuire has been named the new Director of Nursing at Nebraska Wesleyan University.
January 26, 2011
Seventy-five teenage girls from Columbus, Nebraska, will go to prom this year thanks to a recent dress collection organized by a group of Nebraska Wesleyan University students.