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June 24, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Alexandra Hartmann says her heart lies in many places around the world.  
June 24, 2010
World leaders and diplomats are gathering in Canada for the G8 and G20 summits to discuss several critical issues including nuclear non-proliferation, vulnerable and fragile states, and...
June 9, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Erik Anderson hopes to become a licensed mental health practitioner someday.  
June 8, 2010
Eight Nebraska Wesleyan University students left for Guatemala in late May expecting to spend 10 days building a house for an impoverished family.  
June 3, 2010
They first planned a service trip to Thailand this summer but political unrest in that country forced members of Nebraska Wesleyan’s Global Service Learning to find another project....
May 27, 2010
When Sandra Mathews-Benham travels to Kazakhstan someday, she’ll be able to introduce herself, order a meal, and ask for directions.  
May 27, 2010
Justin Iverson knows when he’s a minister someday, Sunday school and church service won’t be the same as it was growing up in his South Dakota United Methodist congregation.  
May 21, 2010
A Nebraska Wesleyan University student is among 50 college students in the nation selected to receive a Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant.  
May 18, 2010
Dr. Fred Ohles, president of Nebraska Wesleyan University, awarded degrees to nearly 430 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 121st annual commencement...
May 18, 2010
Students in a Nebraska Wesleyan University Advantage Program class have donated money to purchase mosquito nets that will protect children in Africa.
May 14, 2010
Eight Nebraska Wesleyan University students are headed to Guatemala where they will work alongside families living in extreme poverty and build a new place for them to call home.  
May 13, 2010
This week NWU biology students are practicing their diving skills in the campus swimming pool. Next week they’ll put those skills to the test on the northwest coast of Roatan, Honduras where...
May 10, 2010
Congratulations to the following students who have been elected to the 2010-2011 Student Affairs Senate:
May 10, 2010
Seniors Terrin Wurdeman and Jessica States remember rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty the very first weekend of their college careers.  
May 7, 2010
Over the past year, the psychology department has increasingly been filled with students wearing lab coats and surgical masks. They're busy studying the behavioral traits of mice. They're...
May 7, 2010
Five students from Austria and Germany will study at Nebraska Wesleyan University next fall.  
May 7, 2010
Eight Nebraska Wesleyan University students were honored during the 2009-2010 academic year with national prestigious scholarships.  
May 1, 2010
Two long-time employees of the Physics Department are preparing to say goodbye after a combined 86 years of service to Nebraska Wesleyan University.  
April 28, 2010
Abby Tranel learned of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s study abroad program through her liberal arts seminar taken as a first year student.  
April 27, 2010
 
April 21, 2010
NWU music professor Jean Henderson knew she wanted to write an emotional piece.  
April 19, 2010
Congratulations to Meera Bhardwaj on being the fourth Nebraska Wesleyan University student or alum to win Fulbright award this year.
April 16, 2010
“The greatest way to learn is to teach,” says Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Meera Bhardwaj.  
April 13, 2010
The Nebraska Independent College Foundation and the O’Keefe Elevator Company hosted its annual art show on April 8 and recognized four Nebraska Wesleyan University art students.  
April 9, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University student Jenna Palensky and her music professor Maxine Fawcett-Yeske spent their spring break in Ireland with 150 primary school children from over 20 countries....
April 9, 2010
Congratulations to English Department Alumni Nikki Spry (2009) and Kyle Karthauser (2008) on receiving Fulbright Scholarships for 2010.
April 8, 2010
As a philosophy major, Nebraska Wesleyan University graduate Nicole Spry knows its second nature for her to question and consume information.  
April 6, 2010
Political science professor Kelly Eaton is passionate about experiential learning. So it’s fitting that the new position she’ll begin this summer will focus on transforming Nebraska...
March 31, 2010
A retired French professor and his wife will be recognized for their dedication and support of NWU theatre during the opening weekend of the production Hay Fever.  
March 25, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University Senior Alex Bednar grew up eating Czech food and celebrating his Czech heritage. Starting next fall, he’ll be immersed in the culture he’s so interested in...
March 25, 2010
The president of PEN American Center, the internationally acclaimed literary and human rights association, will explore some of the central ethical questions of our time during his upcoming lecture...
March 16, 2010
A Nebraska Wesleyan University forensic science professor has returned home after a two-week mission in Haiti where she helped identify Americans who perished in the January 12 earthquake....
March 15, 2010
Matthew Carlson was on track to earn his bachelor’s degree in business administration through Nebraska Wesleyan’s Advantage Program. The degree would help advance his job as a computer...
March 11, 2010
National Geographic Magazine wildlife photographer and Nebraska-native Joel Sartore will turn his lens on his audience at a Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture where he will sound a warning bell...
March 8, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University communication professor Dave Whitt can talk Harry Potter, Star Wars and Lord of the Rings with the best of them.  
March 8, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Kaycie Rupp spent nearly a month researching and writing a report about Chile’s upcoming leadership change.  
March 8, 2010
When Nebraska Wesleyan University students Lauren Jablonski, Katie Paloucek and Rachel Andersen received their semester assignment for their Organizational Communication class, they envisioned many...
February 25, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University professor Kathy Wolfe has been named the new Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  
February 24, 2010
A Nebraska Wesleyan University forensic science professor has been deployed to Haiti where she will spend two weeks working in a mobile morgue.  
February 12, 2010
In the 10 years that religion professor Rita Lester has taught at Nebraska Wesleyan University, she has seen an increasing demand for courses on Islam.  
February 4, 2010
Lisa Borchardt beams whenever she gets a phone call from a service agency asking for a Wesleyan student volunteer.
February 3, 2010
A Nebraska Wesleyan psychology professor and three students recently experienced a cultural adventure among the “happiest people on earth.”  
January 26, 2010
Fifteen student members of Nebraska Wesleyan’s Global Service Learning organization traveled to Rosebud Indian Reservation during their recent winter break hoping to help its residents clean, sort,...
January 22, 2010
Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Jamie Krahn had a seven-hour ride home from a recent university service trip that gave her plenty of time to think about an issue weighing heavy on her mind: how...
January 1, 2010
For the fifth year, Nebraska Wesleyan has been recognized as one of the top producers of the prestigious Fulbright scholarship.
December 15, 2009
Nebraska Wesleyan students interested in tropical biology are easily intrigued by their textbook readings and classroom instruction on the topic. But relocating the class to Costa Rica for three...
December 8, 2009
Last year’s presidential election was the first time NWU senior Laurel Johnson could vote. In January she will head to Washington, D.C. to work in the house occupied by the man she voted for.
November 12, 2009
Studying religion is like studying foreign language: its good to know more than one, says religion professor Rita Lester.
November 9, 2009
When forensic science graduate student Kimberly Van Den Akker scheduled her internship with the Kansas City Kansas Police Department (KCKPD) last summer, she hoped to gain more hands-on experience in...
October 31, 2009
Nebraska Wesleyan University crowned Jessica States of North Platte and Malcolm Wade of Lincoln as its 2009 homecoming queen and king.

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