Health and Human Performance Department

As a self-described "big time football fan," senior Brittany Pair knew an internship with the NFL Players Association would give her valuable experiences for a career in sports management.

Internship Takes Sport Management Major Behind the Scenes of the NFL

Brittany Pair grew up in Longmont, Colo. passionately cheering on her Denver Broncos.

So when she learned of a competitive internship opportunity with the NFL’s Player Association (NFLPA), the self-described “big time football fan” and sport management major knew it was an opportunity she couldn’t pass up even if it meant leaving school mid-semester.

Senior Kelsey Bahe is the first Nebraskan to sweep three athletic training scholarships at the state, regional and national level.

NWU Senior Sweeps State, Regional, National Athletic Training Awards

Kelsey Bahe, a senior from Wood River, is the first Nebraskan to sweep three athletic training scholarships at the state, regional and national level. Bahe won the Nebraska State Athletic Training scholarship, the Mid-America Athletic Training Scholarship and the National Athletic Training scholarship.

State Games of America Provide Valuable Internship Experience to NWU Students

On July 28, 14,000 athletes from across the country will arrive in Lincoln to participate in the 2015 State Games of America. For the next five days, Katie Bruns and Shawn Welch will spend hours traveling to area sports venues to ensure everything runs according to plan.

Professor Receives National Honor for Service to Athletic Training

Nebraska Wesleyan University professor Mark Stutz has been selected to receive an Athletic Trainer Service Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).


Students Explore History, Culture and Sport of Australia

Australia isn’t just about koala bears and kangaroos as a group of Nebraska Wesleyan University students learned firsthand this summer.


Get to Know: Mark Stutz, Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance, Director of Athletic Training Program

NWU Alum's Film Selected for 2011 Local Filmmakers Showcase

A Nebraska Wesleyan University alum's film about mental illness has been selected for the 2011 Local Filmmakers Showcase.


Cornhusker State Games Provides Learning Opportunities for NWU Students

Nebraska Wesleyan University students Raven Shirley and Nick Lee are passionate about sports so when two internships to help coordinate the state’s largest amateur sports festival became available, they eagerly jumped at the opportunity.


Panel Will Address Sports-Related Brain Injuries

Three experts on sports-related brain injuries will share the latest research as well as personal stories at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University panel discussion.


NWU Alum's Undergrad Research Getting National Attention

It started out as a way to fill a few remaining credit hours required for her exercise science degree. Now Tamra (Trehearn) Llewellyn’s research project is being discussed by running experts across the country.