Academics

Hunger Games: Class Takes Firsthand Look at Local Poverty Issues

First year students in Rachel Droogsma’s Liberal Arts Seminar, “The Hunger Games,” are not taking just any introductory college course.

 

Former NWU Professor Returns to Talk "Psychology, Liberal Arts, and the 21st Century"; Watch Lecture

Former Nebraska Wesleyan University psychology professor Ken Keith returned to campus on November 8 to deliver the annual Clifford Fawl Lecture Series.

 

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author Discusses "Slavery By Another Name"; Watch Webcast

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 from the Civil War to World War II.”

 

NWU Math Professor Named "Exemplary Teacher"

A Nebraska Wesleyan University math professor has been awarded the “Exemplary Teaching Award.”

 

Blogger Ezra Klein Discusses the Unpersuaded: Who Listens to the President? Watch Now.

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 President?” Watch a webcast of Klein's take on Washington, D.C.

 

Students Return to Renovated Residence Hall, More Parking, Technology Improvements

One hundred new students moved into the cool new rooms of Johnson Hall, when the doors opened on August 22.

 

Music Professor Honored for Commitment, Inspiration to State's Vocalists

A Nebraska Wesleyan University choir director has been recognized by the Nebraska Choral Directors Association for his commitment to singers and choirs in the state.

 

Grant Helps Student, Professor Study Link Between Red Wine and Aging

Studies indicate coffee is good for cognitive abilities. So is green tea, dark chocolate, and red wine.

 

NWU Students Win Five Gilman International Scholarships

Five Nebraska Wesleyan University students have each been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The award will send each student overseas during the 2012-2013 academic year.

 

National Scholarships, Honors Continue for NWU Students and Faculty

The spring semester may be over but the academic honors continue for NWU students and faculty.

 

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