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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.
February 7, 2014
Twelve Nebraska Wesleyan students involved in the student organization, Global Service Learning (GSL), spent their semester break in January at the Iskashitaa Refugee Network in Tucson, Ariz.
February 7, 2014
Playwriting has always been a passion for senior theatre major Megan Ghorashy. Her talents were recognized at the Region V Festival where she was awarded first place for her one-act play, “Final...
February 5, 2014
Immaculée Ilibagiza's lecture scheduled for Tuesday, February 18 has been postponed due to her canceled flight. The lecture has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m in Olin B...
January 30, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the fall semester of the 2013-2014 academic year.
January 29, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University is growing its graduate degree programs. Beginning this fall, NWU will offer a Master of Business Administration program and a Master of Science in Nursing/Master of...
January 29, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s next Elder Gallery exhibit highlights the work of three multi-media artists whose work focuses on common objects.
January 27, 2014
When Professor Meghan Winchell’s African American History class switched from three credit hours to four, she didn’t add more reading assignments.
January 27, 2014
NWU students made beaded bracelets and played cashier with first-graders at Elliot Elementary to help them learn math.
January 17, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University President Fred Ohles joined approximately 100 college presidents on Thursday, January 16 in committing to new and expanded efforts in enrolling and graduating more low-...
January 13, 2014
The artistic talents of high school students will be showcased at Nebraska Wesleyan’s fifth annual juried art exhibition “Bridge.”  
January 9, 2014
Nebraska Wesleyan University student Sean Tomes always knew he wanted to study abroad. But like many science majors, Tomes’ schedule didn’t leave much room for a semester away.
December 18, 2013
It’s hard to believe the fall semester is nearly done.  It seems like just yesterday when you moved your student to campus.  Now, the winds of winter are upon us and your child is returning...
December 16, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s award-winning University Choir has announced a tour schedule that will take it across the Midwest in January.  
December 16, 2013
A group of Nebraska Wesleyan University students will start the new year serving those who are starting a new life.
December 11, 2013
Eric Jackson is very comfortable on the basketball court.
December 9, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University students in the Capitol Hill Internship Program are finishing their Washington D.C experiences this week.
November 25, 2013
 Cao Nguyen has taken a lot of exams during his four years at Nebraska Wesleyan University.
November 22, 2013
Sodexo will offer a scholarship opportunity for students to receive a semester’s worth of Gold Plan dining at no charge for the spring semester.  
November 15, 2013
The artistic talents of Nebraska Wesleyan University students are now on display in Elder Gallery.
November 13, 2013
It’s not uncommon to see a few college students wrinkle their noses at cafeteria food.  
November 11, 2013
Leaders at Nebraska Wesleyan University and Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center say a new corporate partnership will help advance nursing education and ultimately improve health care in Lincoln.
November 11, 2013
When Leron West learned about Botswana and its culture in an anthropology class, it piqued his interest enough that he decided to study abroad there. And like most students who study abroad, he...
November 6, 2013
While on sabbatical in Vienna, Austria, communication studies professor Karla Jensen continued her own study of German while immersing herself in a new culture.  
November 5, 2013
Gender Studies professors who have published books in the past year will read briefly and entertain informal conversation over food and drinks on Friday, November 15 from 4 to 5 p.m.
November 5, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Alexandra Langley is watching U.S. political history unfold right before her very eyes.
November 1, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University is one of the top producers of Fulbright Scholarship winners among bachelor’s degree institutions in the country.
October 30, 2013
Thrill seekers enjoy retelling famous ghost stories especially one of Nebraska’s most popular ghost stories: the ghost of Clara Mills.
October 22, 2013
Cathy Nelson, associate professor of Spanish, has been selected to serve on the National Screening Committee (NSC) for Fulbright Scholarship applications.
October 22, 2013
Senior art student Tim Brawner of Omaha was selected for the Nebraska National Collegiate Juried Art Exhibition, which featured the work of the best undergraduate student artists from across the...
October 22, 2013
If the Physics Department had a family tree framed on its wall, it would have just four branches.
October 21, 2013
Communication professor Karla Jensen spent the past year attending classes, reading books, participating in workshops, and watching documentaries about yoga. Four hundred hours later, Jensen became...
October 15, 2013
With over 40,000 costumes in stock and an inventory that is ever increasing, we're sure we can help you find the perfect Halloween costume.
October 9, 2013
Theatre professor Dan Hays’ favorite movie is Amadeus.
October 7, 2013
When a group of Nebraska Wesleyan University students traveled to Washington, D.C. this fall to live and work in the nation’s capitol, little did they know the kind of political and historical lesson...
October 4, 2013
Gone are the days of sitting in a traditional first-year introductory biology class. 
September 30, 2013
Former colleagues of Harvey Potthoff will reflect on the life of the long-time Distinguished Visiting Professor of Religion and celebrate the release of the new book, "Harvey Potthoff: A Life in...
September 27, 2013
Ben Gotschall, energy director for Bold Nebraska will discuss Nebraska’s role in the Keystone XL Pipeline debate at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum lecture.
September 27, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan’s Elder Gallery will showcase an exhibition of drawings by former firefighter Marlene Mueller.
September 27, 2013
Mia Keady fell in love with biology after taking a botany class at Nebraska Wesleyan University.  
September 27, 2013
Small-town girl Laynee Woodward has spent the past three years filling the O’Donnell Auditorium stage with her big soprano voice.
September 25, 2013
TADA Productions, Inc. and the Lincoln Choral Artists are collaborating once again to bring one of the most beloved musical theatre productions to stage, "South Pacific."
September 25, 2013
One year ago Nebraska Wesleyan University students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the university committed to serve 12,500 volunteer hours.
September 23, 2013
Dr. Scott J. Jones, Bishop of the United Methodist Church in Nebraska and Kansas, will visit campus on Monday, September 30 to kick off a new monthly faith dialogue series.
September 19, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University crowned Kelsey Arends of Lincoln and Ross Mumford of Elmwood as its 2013 homecoming queen and king.
September 13, 2013
The 2013 homecoming king and queen candidates have been announced. The king and queen will be crowned at Howl Like Hell on Thursday, September 19.  
September 13, 2013
Two Nebraska Wesleyan University music alumni will be honored Friday, September 20 for their accomplishments.  
September 13, 2013
More than 40 people from 17 countries will take their Oath of Allegiance and become naturalized United States citizens when Nebraska Wesleyan University hosts a naturalization ceremony on Tuesday,...
September 6, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University will celebrate homecoming September 19-22, which also happens to coincide with the closing of our 125th anniversary.
September 6, 2013
We hope your sons and daughters have already shared with you some of their favorite experiences from New Student Orientation and their first week of classes. The campus is indeed filled with a new...

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