NWU News

June 12, 2015
Collegeraptor.com has named Nebraska Wesleyan University to its list of 50 "hidden gems" among colleges that receive fewer than 5,000 applications per year. 
June 5, 2015
Two factors convinced James Rigg to return to college after 20 years: personal growth and his teenage children.
June 4, 2015
Tish Gade-Jones has joined Nebraska Wesleyan University as Vice President for Finance and Administration.
June 2, 2015
When Ashley Bykerk visited Nebraska Wesleyan University as a high school senior, the Political Science Department highlighted the opportunity to move to Washington, D.C. for a semester and...
May 28, 2015
Angie McKinney begins every biology class with a warm hello and a smile.
May 20, 2015
Final exams are done but the academic experiences are not.
May 19, 2015
Fred Ohles, President of Nebraska Wesleyan University, awarded degrees to approximately 565 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 126th annual commencement...
May 8, 2015
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University graduates will teach in Japan next year.
May 8, 2015
During the summer you can request to have your mail forwarded to your home address or an alternative address by going to WebAdvisor and under the heading “Std Life/Mail Info” click on...
May 5, 2015
Brenda Maldonado had never taken a French class before her arrival at Nebraska Wesleyan University four years ago.
April 29, 2015
Audiences attending the season’s last theatre production, The Zimmer Girls, will have a starring role.
April 28, 2015
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have each been awarded the prestigious Boren Scholarship, which will send them abroad for one year to develop language skills.
April 22, 2015
A Fulbright Scholarship will send senior Grant Nordby to Taiwan for the next two years.
April 22, 2015
It started with the basketball team’s first international trip to Estonia.
April 17, 2015
Each week members of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s newest student organization, Model United Nations (MUN), meet to discuss and further understand some of the world’s biggest issues.
April 16, 2015
Joan Hughes, associate professor of learning technologies at the University of Texas-Austin, will discuss iPad-supported reading and writing practices when she delivers the annual Holder Lecture on...
April 8, 2015
Nick Rathod, a former special assistant to President Barack Obama, will deliver Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Curtis Lecture on Public Leadership on Tuesday, April 28.
April 2, 2015
Jackson Katz, one of the key architects of the bystander approach for gender violence prevention, will deliver a lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University.
April 1, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University has been named one of eight colleges and universities in the country to participate in a national initiative to explore signature work for all undergraduate students.
March 31, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Music Department will present a pair of comedic operas, “La Canterina” and “Mavra.”
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 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.
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 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 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.
December 3, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University has launched a full tuition program to further expand college access for Nebraska students.
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 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.