Social Work Department

James Perry has been honored for his work with an inmate outreach program that brings together NWU students enrolled in a criminal justice course with inmates at the Nebraska State Penitentiary.

Inmate Outreach Earns Professor "Love of Neighbor" Award

Nine years ago, Associate Professor of Professional Studies James Perry started a book club bringing NWU students together with Nebraska State Penitentiary inmates.

The shared eagerness of their interactions led Perry to expand the club into something more.

The documentary will be screened at NWU on Friday, Feb. 3.

Screening of "Sober Indian, Dangerous Indian" Returns to NWU

Nebraska Wesleyan University will screen the documentary “Sober Indian, Dangerous Indian” on Friday, February 3.

The film follows the lives of three men and their families as they struggle to overcome alcohol addiction on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southwest South Dakota and the conflicting issue of alcohol sales and consumption in nearby Whiteclay, Neb.

Sophomores Michaela Wells and Laurel Withee traveled to Flint, Michigan, to distribute 15,000 bottles of water over two days last summer.

Students Travel to Flint, Michigan to Explore Water Crisis

Sophomores Michaela Wells and Laurel Withee recognized Earth Week last April by attending at lecture about the Flint, Michigan water crisis. Little did they know a 60-minute lecture would lead them to an 11-hour drive.

Senior Kaycee Greenfield and sophomore Jared McGinn were selected as Nebraska's delegates to College Debate 2016 where they had the opportunity to develop questions for the presidential debates.

NWU Students Help Produce Presidential Debate Questions

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students will be watching the presidential debates ever so closely.

Not only because they feel college students should be civically engaged, but the questions asked of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will likely have some familiarity.

NWU Senior Finds Calling From Indian Reservation Experience

Passions can be inexplicable.

Alums Implement Program to Empower Middle School Students

Middle school is a new, exciting time for students, but it also comes with challenges.

NWU Senior Wins National Social Work Scholarship

A Nebraska Wesleyan social work student has been awarded a national scholarship honoring her service, scholarship and leadership in her academic field.