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Bardsley Honored With University's Story Award

For the first time in 27 years, a Nebraska Wesleyan University student has been honored with the Roy G. Story Award, an honor that recognizes individuals or groups of faculty, administrators, staff members or volunteers whose accomplishments have significantly enhanced the national stature of the university.

On August 19 Trey Bardsley was recognized with the prestigious award.

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New Academic Year Brings Another Enrollment Record

Nebraska Wesleyan University has set another enrollment record for new students in 2016-2017.

Last year the university celebrated its largest first-year class in 50 years. That enrollment success continues this year with 486 new students — up from 478 last year.

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Elder Gallery Exhibit Features Self Perception Drawing Project

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Elder Gallery will open with “In Progess: Illusions and Delusions” by artist Anne Harris.

Harris, a drawing and painting instructor at The School of the Art Institute in Chicago, has been re-inventing her self-portrait for the last 25 years. The self-perception has become a catalyst for invention. She thinks about mortality, aging, awkwardness, the relationship between subtlety and intensity, and lately, the relationship between visibility and invisibility.

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Two NWU Students Awarded Prestigious Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been selected to receive a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.

Carlin Daharsh, a junior Spanish and political science major from Gothenburg, will spend the fall semester at the Universidad Casa Grande-Guayaquil in Ecuador. Anna Donley, a junior Spanish and psychology major from Lincoln will spend the 2016-2017 academic year at Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla in Mexico.

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Health & Human Performance Professor Named University's Prouty Winner

A Nebraska Wesleyan University Health and Human Performance professor who students say is “a blessing to learn alongside” has been named the 2016 Margaret J. Prouty Teaching Award winner.

Tamra Llewellyn has taught health and human performance at Nebraska Wesleyan since 2013. In nominating Llewellyn, students celebrated her passion they experience everyday in the classroom, and shared their appreciation for her genuine interest in their career goals.

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Students, Alumni Selected for Prestigious Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program

Three Nebraska Wesleyan University students and two alumni have been accepted into the Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program.

Seniors Laura Bruening and Edson deOliveira, both of Omaha, and Ophelia Morreale of San Leandro, Calif., will spend the next year teaching in Japan. They will be joined by Rachel Boellstorff, a 2013 graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan and native of Homer, Neb., and Jordan Klasek of Lincoln, a 2010 graduate.

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Terror From Afar: French Students at NWU Reflect on Paris Attacks

Nebraska Wesleyan University student Marion Prudhomme spent the afternoon of Friday, November 13 shopping at a nearby thrift store. She was excited to show her purchase to fellow French international student and friend Emilie Triboulet.

But the excitement quickly turned to fear and sadness when Triboulet told Prudhomme about the terrorist attacks that had just happened in their home country.

Prudhomme immediately called her boyfriend whose sister works at the Bataclan, a Paris music venue and site of the terrorist attacks.

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No Major, No Problem: New Integrative Studies Major Gives Students Opportunity to Design Own Career Path

It’s not uncommon for some new students to have little idea about what they want to study in college. Others come already knowing their exact career path. And some think they know until a new class or experience piques their interest and turns them down a new academic path.

Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Addison Miller moved to college from Colorado Springs, Colo., with plans to play football and follow in his father’s footsteps by studying psychology and business.

But early in his first year Miller suffered a major injury that ended his football career.

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NWU Fraternity, Sorority Receive National Recognition

Two chapters in Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Greek community have received national recognition.

The Upsilon Chapter of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity has been awarded the Roland Maxwell Outstanding Chapter Award. The honor is bestowed on one chapter from more than 100 Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity chapters across the country. The award recognizes Nebraska Wesleyan’s chapter as the most outstanding in the country. The chapter was celebrated during the fraternity’s national convention in July for its success in learning, leading and serving.

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NWU Theatre Announces Season

Nebraska Wesleyan University Theatre opened its season in mid-August with the longest-running American musical in Broadway history — "Chicago." It was the first of 12 main-stage productions scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

During the spring semester, NWU will mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death with a series of shows written or inspired by the Bard.

2015-2016 Theatre Season

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