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March 6, 2013
Many hospitals have what you might call a dirty little secret. An estimated 1.7 million of their patients acquire infections while in their care each year. Those infections are connected to nearly...
March 6, 2013
A Nebraska Wesleyan University junior will spend his summer in China studying Mandarin thanks to the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship.  
March 6, 2013
After NWU parents Paul and Shelley Freeman lost their son, Cameron Freeman, to a drunk driver in November 2010, they felt all of the pain and emotions you’d expect.
March 5, 2013
Last year’s graduating class included two students from Juarez, Mexico, a city plagued by drug-related violence that borders El Paso, Texas.  
March 5, 2013
Two years ago Lindsey Jones received a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship to help enhance her knowledge and experience in science.  
March 4, 2013
Cody Eiler — a business administration major and Academic All-American in football — spent some time recently perfecting his pitch.  
March 1, 2013
A new Elder Gallery photography exhibit displays the innocence, experiences, and curiosities of childhood.
February 27, 2013
A surgeon and musician who researches the way musical creativity works in the brain will deliver a lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Thursday, March 7.  
February 27, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s fifth annual Bowls for Backpacks was another success, raising over $9,000 for the Food Bank of Lincoln.  
February 22, 2013
10,087: That’s how many hours Nebraska Wesleyan University students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends have collectively given in community service since August.  
February 21, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Advantage Program academic honors list for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.  
February 21, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.  
February 21, 2013
A college student whose testimony before the Iowa House Judiciary Committee regarding gay marriage went viral will share a message about family at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture...
February 20, 2013
Robert Zubrin, a world-renowned engineer, best-selling author, and a leading space exploration authority will discuss the case for Mars at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture....
February 14, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Panhellenic Council has been recognized nationally for its highest level of excellence in programming and council management.  
February 12, 2013
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Mattingly Distinguished Scholars Program will bring two speakers to Lincoln — one who will discuss American Exceptionalism as it relates to Steven...
February 11, 2013
Students are invited to join NWU faculty and staff as we kick off Nebraska Wesleyan University's storytelling project.
January 30, 2013
A writer, filmmaker, and activist known as an “uncompromising fighter for racial equity and social justice” delivered a message on diversity and misunderstandings at a recent Nebraska...
January 17, 2013
Ninety-eight percent of the inmates currently incarcerated in Nebraska’s 10 prisons will be released and returned to our communities and neighborhoods.  
January 17, 2013
The artistic talents of high school students will be showcased at Nebraska Wesleyan’s fourth annual juried art exhibition “Bridge.”
January 15, 2013
Kyle Rohrich admits his senior year at Nebraska Wesleyan University was a little hectic.  
January 14, 2013
Chances are good the names “Edgar Sheffield Brightman” and “L. Harold DeWolf” mean very little to you.  
January 7, 2013
About 98 percent of the inmates currently incarcerated in Nebraska's 10 prisons will be released and will return to our communities and neighborhoods.
December 21, 2012
The nearly 2,000 hours that students enrolled in the Communication Research Methods class spent on their semester project not only saved their grade, but may potentially save lives too.
December 21, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan has hired Richard and Jan Potter as faculty and co-coordinators of the university’s new Omaha social work program for adults.
December 20, 2012
Members of Global Service Learning won’t just be traveling to grandma’s house over the holiday.
December 11, 2012
Students in Angeles Cossio’s “Basic Design” class have created art you can literally walk all over.  
December 11, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan University students interested in Estonia learned about the northern European country firsthand during the fall semester.  
December 5, 2012
Four Nebraska Wesleyan University students have won the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which will send them overseas for the spring semester.
December 4, 2012
Last spring Sheryl Rinkol boarded the Azamara Journey, a memorial ship that traveled from New York City to the site of the Titanic’s sinking in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the marine...
November 20, 2012
What can you do with an English degree?
November 15, 2012
Last year Rita Lester assigned Manufacturing Religion to students enrolled in her Liberal Arts Seminar titled, “Myth.”  
November 15, 2012
Clay Johnson, best known as the co-founder of the firm that built and managed Barack Obama’s online campaign for presidency in 2008, will speak at Nebraska Wesleyan University.
November 14, 2012
A Nebraska Wesleyan social work student has been awarded a national scholarship honoring her service, scholarship and leadership in her academic field.
November 6, 2012
First year students in Rachel Droogsma’s Liberal Arts Seminar, “The Hunger Games,” are not taking just any introductory college course.
November 2, 2012
For the past five years, dozens of new Nebraska Wesleyan students have begun their collegiate careers by climbing in a university van and driving 700 miles to northeastern Minnesota.  
November 1, 2012
Former Nebraska Wesleyan University psychology professor Ken Keith returned to campus on November 8 to deliver the annual Clifford Fawl Lecture Series.  
October 29, 2012
Generations of Johnson Hall residents — along with friends, family, current students and NWU employees — gathered in front of the 66-year-old all-female residence hall on October 20 to reflect on the...
October 29, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan University has named Elizabeth MacLeod Walls as the new Dean of University College.
October 29, 2012
Dr. Linda Hardy has been named the new Director of Nursing at Nebraska Wesleyan University.
October 29, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan’s Communication Studies Department likes to refer to its students and faculty as “Communication Superheroes.” Dave Whitt, Associate Professor of Communication,...
October 24, 2012
Cody Arenz, Associate Professor of Biology, is on sabbatical for a year in Devon, England.
October 23, 2012
America’s longest running touring company, National Players, will make a stop at Nebraska Wesleyan University to perform “Animal Farm.”
October 18, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Bravo! Bosendorfer Piano Series will feature pianist Norman Lee of Hong Kong.
October 17, 2012
Pulitzer-Prize winning author Douglas A. Blackmon spoke at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Thursday, October 25 in a lecture titled, “Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans...
October 17, 2012
Nebraska Wesleyan University has crowned Kelsey Reynoldson of Eagle and Joe Menousek of Gretna as its 2012 homecoming queen and king.
October 15, 2012
The talents of NWU art alumni are on display in Kepler Gallery.
October 10, 2012
Ezra Klein, a Washington Post blogger who recently was named one of the “50 Most Powerful People in Washington,” delivered the lecture “The Unpersuaded: Who Listens to the...
October 9, 2012
A Nebraska Wesleyan University math professor has been awarded the “Exemplary Teaching Award.”  
October 8, 2012
Eight seniors have been selected to the 2012 Homecoming Royalty Court.