Education Department

Gilman Scholarships Send Two Abroad for Fall Semester

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University seniors have each been a

From a Civil War in Myanmar to Lincoln, NWU Student Now Helps Immigrants Explore Education Opportunities

Khu Say was just an infant when he, his parents, and older brother were forced from their home in Burma — now known as Myanmar — and into the jungle to flee the civil war between the Burmese and Karen people.

Three Passions - Three Majors: Sophomore Says Support Helps Him Balance

Nebraska Wesleyan University sophomore Eric Kimberly discovered his love for theatre in high school. So it was no surprise when he decided to major in theatre in college.

Beyond Four Walls: Professors Find Creative Ways to Take Class Beyond the Classroom

Classes aren’t confined to four campus walls. First-year biology classes, for example, use a “flipped classroom” that puts more emphasis on lab and less on traditional lectures.

Seniors Gain Teaching Experience in Ireland Classrooms

Seniors Hannah Bell of Lincoln, Halie Brandt of Lincoln, Nicki Classen of Alvo and Shauna Owens of Omaha have spent part of the fall semester doing their student teaching in Ireland.

Annual Holder Lecture to Address iPad Influence on Reading and Writing

Joan Hughes, associate professor of learning technologies at the University of Texas-Austin, will discuss iPad-supported reading and writing practices when she delivers the annual Holder Lecture on Thursday, April 23.

NWU Senior Chases Astronaut Dream All the Way to NASA History Office

Nolan Lott was only a toddler when Ron Howard’s film, Apollo 13, hit the theaters.

Biggs to Lead NWU Education Department

Nebraska Wesleyan University has hired Dr. Nancy Biggs, Associate Superintendent for Human Resources at Lincoln Public Schools, to lead its Education Department, beginning August 1.

Two NWU Education Majors Honored With Scholarships

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University seniors have each been awarded a scholarship from the Nebraska State Education Association's  (NSEA) Retired Board

NWU Student Wins NSEA Retired Teachers Scholarship

A Nebraska Wesleyan University junior elementary education major is the 2011 recipient of the Nebraska Student Education Association Retired Teachers Scholarship.