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Wesleyan Crowns Homecoming Royalty

Nebraska Wesleyan University crowned Caitlin Bennett of Omaha and Jeff Baumann of North Platte as its 2010 homecoming queen and king. The college seniors were recognized during ceremonies held at the university’s annual homecoming weekend, October 21-24.

 

NWU History Professor Named "Exemplary Teacher"

A Nebraska Wesleyan University history professor has been named the 2010-2011 Exemplary Teacher by the United Methodist Church Division of Higher Education.

 

Music Professor Maxine Fawcett-Yeske Says Goodbye; Shares 11 Years of Memories

For 11 years, Maxine Fawcett-Yeske has taught Nebraska Wesleyan University students to appreciate music.

 

In Memory: NWU Professor Composes Musical Piece for Long-Time Friend and Alum

NWU music professor Jean Henderson knew she wanted to write an emotional piece.

 

Eaton Named Assistant Provost for Experiential Learning

Political science professor Kelly Eaton is passionate about experiential learning. So it’s fitting that the new position she’ll begin this summer will focus on transforming Nebraska Wesleyan students.

 

NWU Student Wins Fulbright Scholarship to Czech Republic

Nebraska Wesleyan University Senior Alex Bednar grew up eating Czech food and celebrating his Czech heritage. Starting next fall, he’ll be immersed in the culture he’s so interested in thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship that will send him to the Czech Republic.

 

Forensic Science Professor Plays Key Role in Haiti Recovery Efforts

A Nebraska Wesleyan University forensic science professor has returned home after a two-week mission in Haiti where she helped identify Americans who perished in the January 12 earthquake.

 

National Scholarship Sends Advantage Program Grad to Middle East

Matthew Carlson was on track to earn his bachelor’s degree in business administration through Nebraska Wesleyan’s Advantage Program. The degree would help advance his job as a computer programmer. But along came a communication theory class and suddenly his career plans took an interesting turn.

 

English Professor Kathy Wolfe Named Dean of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Nebraska Wesleyan University professor Kathy Wolfe has been named the new Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

 

Forensic Science Professor Deployed to Haiti to Assist in Morgue

A Nebraska Wesleyan University forensic science professor has been deployed to Haiti where she will spend two weeks working in a mobile morgue.

 

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