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May 20, 2014
Dr. Fred Ohles, President of Nebraska Wesleyan University, awarded degrees to approximately 575 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 125th annual commencement...
May 20, 2014
How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice.
May 16, 2014
Most know little more about Rwanda than the 1994 genocide that devastated the country. But Gerise Herndon, professor of English and director of Nebraska Wesleyan’s Gender Studies Program, hopes the...
May 15, 2014
A Nebraska Wesleyan University senior has won a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship that will take her to Rwanda this summer.
May 9, 2014
Religious scholar asks, “How will we make the internet a blessing?”
May 9, 2014
Following his graduation on Saturday, May 17, Nebraska Wesleyan University student Austin Edwards will head to South Africa to work in an orphanage.  
May 8, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Class of 2014 has set a 20-year fundraising record with its Senior Class Gift. Nearly 170 seniors donated and pledged, surpassing all classes since 1991.
May 7, 2014
Ambassador Cameron Munter will deliver the address at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 125th commencement on Saturday, May 17.
May 6, 2014
Three Nebraska Wesleyan University students have each been awarded the prestigious Boren Scholarship, which will send them abroad for one year to develop language skills.
May 6, 2014
Amirah Ali-Dinar has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship that will send her to Jordan next year to study Arabic. She is the first University College student enrolled in the new criminal...
May 6, 2014
Three Nebraska Wesleyan University students have each been awarded the prestigious Boren Scholarship, which will send them abroad for one year to develop language skills.
May 6, 2014
Three Nebraska Wesleyan University students have each been awarded the prestigious Boren Scholarship, which will send them abroad for one year to develop language skills.
May 6, 2014
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been selected for one of the most prestigious selective summer scholarship programs in the world.
May 6, 2014
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been selected for one of the most prestigious selective summer scholarship programs in the world.
May 6, 2014
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been selected for one of the most prestigious selective summer scholarship programs in the world.
May 2, 2014
The end of Kelsey Arends’ semester abroad in Nicaragua last year was really only the beginning.
May 2, 2014
James Hamrick could be walking the red carpet on May 3, but he’s opted for the McDonald Theatre stage instead where he plays Marius in the musical sensation, “Lés Miserables....
April 29, 2014
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students and a 2013 NWU graduate have each been awarded Fulbright scholarships to teach internationally next year.
April 25, 2014
The artistic talents of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s senior art majors will be on display for the Senior Art Exhibition.
April 25, 2014
Bruce Thummel (’06) is the HVAC technician serving Olin Hall. He knows the ins and outs of Olin’s heating and cooling systems better than anyone.
April 24, 2014
Rodney S. Markin, Associate Vice Chancellor for Business Development and Chief Technology Officer at the University of Nebraska Medical Center will deliver the annual Fetzer science lecture on...
April 21, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Jamie Reed wants to be a high school English teacher. It’s likely her future students will learn a little about the Japanese language and culture too.
April 17, 2014
Paul Rauschenbush, executive religion editor of the Huffington Post, will present the Mattingly Visiting Scholar Lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Thursday, May 1.
April 16, 2014
About 340 undergraduates are expected to walk across the stage and receive their Nebraska Wesleyan University diplomas on Saturday, May 17.
April 15, 2014
The country’s oldest local sorority is celebrating a milestone.
April 14, 2014
Nancy Newman, director of Student Health Services, has been named one of the state's "best nurses."  
April 11, 2014
This spring Nebraska Wesleyan University students Alex Langley and Rebecca Brune will begin implementing a new program aimed at empowering middle school girls as they transition to high school.
April 8, 2014
In just six short weeks, 119 former students of Dr. David Mickey pledged over $26,000 to establish a fund that will provide scholarships to future NWU students.  
March 31, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University will screen the documentary "Komora: To Heal." The film follows orphan survivors of the 1994 Tutsi genocide in Rwanda and the people who stepped in to raise them.
March 27, 2014
In 1982, Nebraska Wesleyan University English professor William Kloefkorn was appointed Nebraska state poet.
March 24, 2014
Next fall students will be welcomed back with several improvements and changes to our food service program. Key changes will include:
March 21, 2014
A group of Nebraska Wesleyan students will experience the rich diversity within the U.S. during an alternate spring break service trip to the nation’s capital March 22-27.
March 21, 2014
Four Nebraska Wesleyan University students with a passion for activism were in Arizona March 21-23 attending the Seventh Annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU).
March 18, 2014
Lincoln artist Craig Roper brings his take on growing up in the contemporary west to the next Elder Gallery exhibit, “My Western Landscape.”
March 18, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University will mark the upcoming 102nd anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic with a community presentation featuring a journalist, author and descendant of one of the ship’s...
March 14, 2014
Former students of LaVerne Rudell surprised their beloved professor with an endowed fund in her name during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s sixth annual Business Summit, held March 7.
March 11, 2014
Students from high schools in Lincoln gathered at Nebraska Wesleyan University to participate in a “math circle.”
March 10, 2014
Uliana Furiv follows the turmoil in Ukraine from afar.
March 7, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Alex Langley is one of four college students in the country who will spend 12 days in New York participating in the international policymaking process.
March 6, 2014
Kathleen Hall Jamieson will visit Nebraska Wesleyan University to present the Lambda Pi Eta Honorary Lecture. Her lecture is titled, “Communicating Science in a Polarized Political Environment.”
March 3, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Touch of Class Jazz Choir will make three performance stops on its spring tour.
March 1, 2014
The Weary Center will be offering some limited hours over Spring Break (March 18-22). Those hours will be: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Friday:
February 28, 2014
Theatre professor Dan Hays and his daughter Caitlin, a senior theatre major, are Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Oscar experts.
February 28, 2014
Trey Closter and Clint Baldwin dream of opening a supplement business someday.  
February 27, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University professor Mark Stutz has been selected to receive an Athletic Trainer Service Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).
February 24, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Theatre Department will present a weekend cabaret with the theme, “Once Upon a Time: Music, Magic and Mystery.”
February 18, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University communication studies professor David Whitt has been selected to present the inaugural Faculty Scholarship Lecture.
February 18, 2014
It is not unusual to see a rise in illness on campus this time of year.  Help yourself and others stay healthy!
February 17, 2014
A former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Sri Lanka, and for Counter-Terrorism will deliver Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Curtis Lecture on Public Leadership on Thursday, February 27.

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