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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.
October 12, 2009
Here are just some of the recent NWU alumni events.
October 8, 2009
A Nebraska Wesleyan University English professor has been named the 2009-2010 Exemplary Teacher by the United Methodist Church Division of Higher Education.
October 8, 2009
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University art professors have been selected to have their work showcased at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.
October 8, 2009
While sitting in her “Readings in Spanish Literature” class last spring, NWU student Lexie Zoucha got an idea.

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