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Howard Hughes Medical Institute awards NWU $529,500 grant to increase STEM inclusivity

Nebraska Wesleyan University was recently awarded a $529,500 grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The grant supports the development of inclusive STEM curriculum...

Three NWU Students Accepted into JET Program

Felicia Phares, Kate Richerson and Grant Jackman, all of Lincoln, have each been accepted to the Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program.

NWU’s Lab Manager Recognized for Flawless Building Move

It took a few weeks to move every item belonging to the biology and chemistry departments from the Olin Hall of Science to the new Duane W. Acklie Hall of Science.

Doors Open to New Acklie Hall of Science

Students were welcomed to a new semester on Monday, January 14 with a fresh blanket of snow and a much anticipated new science building.

Senior's Research on Genetic Disease Affirms her Calling to Medicine

The biochemistry and molecular biology student from Omaha took lessons learned in her Nebraska Wesleyan classrooms to the labs of the University of Nebraska Medical Center where she was one of five NWU students accepted into the medical school’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP).

Recent NWU Grad Selected for Prestigious Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

Carly Wahlmeier, of Grand Island, has been selected to receive a Phi Kappa Phi fellowship. Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective multidisciplinary collegiate honor society.

NWU Breaks Ground on Duane W. Acklie Hall of Science

Nebraska Wesleyan University broke ground Tuesday, April 4 on a new science center named after a cherished member of the Lincoln community who was known for his service, entrepreneurship and philanthropy.

National Science Foundation Awards NWU Nearly $650K For Scholarships, Academic Success

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Nebraska Wesleyan University a $649,863 grant that will provide scholarships and academic support to academically-talented science students with financial need.

“Newton’s Football” Co-Author to Discuss Bold Innovators

A science evangelist whose passion is helping make science fun will deliver Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Fetzer Science Lecture on Wednesday, March 23.

UNMC Associate Vice Chancellor, NWU Alum Will Deliver Fetzer Science Lecture

Rodney S. Markin, Associate Vice Chancellor for Business Development and Chief Technology Officer at the University of Nebraska Medical Center will deliver the annual Fetzer science lecture on Tuesday, April 29.