English Department

Fulbright Scholarship Will Send English Professor to Hong Kong

A Nebraska Wesleyan University English professor has won a Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Hong Kong next year.

English Professor Honored With NWU Scholar Award

Sarah Kelen, associate professor of English, has been awarded the NWU Scholar Award.


Scholar to Discuss American Indian Rhetorics at Annual Holder Lecture

Malea Powell, the national chair of the Conference on College Composition & Communication and a professor at Michigan State University, will discuss American Indian rhetorics at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Holder Lecture on April 25.


New Workshop Helps Young Writers Enhance Skills

What can you do with an English degree?


Students Share Writing Skills With Local Detention Center Residents

First-year students in Gerise Herndon’s English 1 classes likely had some preconceived ideas as to what their lessons would entail.


Annual Holder Lecture to Feature Asian/Asian American Rhetoric Scholar

An English professor and director of the Asian/Asian American Studies Program at Miami University will discuss comparative rhetoric at this year’s Holder Lecture.


Fulbright Grant Will Send English Professor to India

A Nebraska Wesleyan University English professor has been awarded a Fulbright Specialists Grant to teach in India next fall.


Recording Preserves Voice of Nebraska State Poet William Kloefkorn

William Kloefkorn died on May 19, 2011. Kloefkorn taught English at Nebraska Wesleyan University for 40 years and served as Nebraska state poet for 29.

English Students Honored With Department Awards

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s English Department has recognized its students with department awards.


NWU Remembers Professor Emeritus & State Poet Bill Kloefkorn

Former professor and Nebraska State Poet William "Bill" Kloefkorn died May 19, 2011 at his home in Lincoln. He was 78.