Month: November 2017

Christmas Party
Campus diversity clubs co-host the ‘Holly Jolly Holiday Party’

Newman University diversity clubs on campus want to help spread Christmas cheer. The clubs have joined forces to throw a family-friendly “Holly Jolly Holiday Party,” sponsored by Student Government Association, that will raise money for ...

NSP Program
Focused on “Dying Well” — A Newman Studies Program

Rabindranath Tagore once said, “Let life be as beautiful as summer flowers and death as beautiful as autumn leaves.” Associate Professor of Nursing and Geriatric nurse Amy Siple has a real passion for caring for ...

360Five | We asked upperclassmen a few Newman trivia questions. They did great…

With finals week right around the corner, the 360Five crew asked upperclassmen a few Newman trivia questions! Good thing this wasn’t a graduation requirement… ...

student-studying
Finals week: tips and resources for reducing stress, attaining success

Finals week can be hectic without proper preparation. Being proactive is key to ensuring less stress and more success. The first step must be to find a quiet place devoid of distractions. Procrastination is born ...

Tara Greiving
Nursing student recognized for incredible dedication to grandmother

Nursing student Tara Greiving was awarded the 2017 Duane Smith Caregiver Award on Nov. 2 at the Alzheimer’s Association conference.  ...

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Where will you go? Travel abroad at Newman

The whole world is out there waiting for you to make your mark. At Newman University we are able to provide students with study abroad experiences, service trip opportunities or even a minor in International ...

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Freshmen hold ‘alternative market’ as fall service project

Newman freshmen in Professor of History Kelly McFall’s Traditions and Transitions (T&T) class chose to hold an “alternative market” as their fall service project. McFall said that several of his past T&T classes have also ...

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Newman Music Department to present Christmas concert Dec. 3

The Newman University Music Department will present its annual Christmas concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, in the performance hall inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. Joining the Newman University Chorale and Troubadours ...

reading
Newman volunteers talk about Read to Succeed experience

Two years ago, the Read to Succeed program was created by United Way affinity group Women United. The goal of the program was to match volunteers with USD 259 third-grade elementary students who were reading ...

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Blankets bring comfort to victims of sexual assault

Each semester, the nursing students at Newman University volunteer an hour of their time to make blankets for victims of sexual assault. The tradition began a few years ago when a Newman student approached Associate ...

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Student Irwin Torres receives ‘Teachers of Promise’ award

To many, Irwin Torres may seem like an average elementary education student on his way to graduation. But his story is anything but ordinary. Torres is currently finishing his last semester in the accelerated elementary ...

financial aid
Higher education and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Financial aid. It’s a big deal for students seeking higher education. ...

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Newman University presents Broadway hit ‘Footloose’

Lights, camera and everybody cut footloose. Newman University music and theater department presents Broadway hit “Footloose” at 8 p.m. Nov. 16-18 and 2 p.m. Nov. 19. Newman’s Director of Music Deanne Zogleman will direct the show; ...

RA's
Resident assistants help keep students involved and connected

Being a resident assistant on a college campus is a job that requires more than just living in the dorms and keeping students in line. Along with other things, resident assistants (RAs) are required to ...

Final Friday
The Big Nasty Press showcases at Steckline Gallery

The Steckline Gallery at Newman University will present “Dirty Laundry and Other Stuff,” a portfolio by The Big Nasty Press featuring works by a dozen different artists. The exhibition will begin with a Final Friday ...

Students, staff and faculty looking forward to Thanksgiving break

Thanksgiving break is a time to gather, eat and enjoy stress-free days off. Newman University offices will be closed and classes will not be held Nov 22-24 in observance of the holiday. Students, faculty and ...

Preview Day
High school students visit Newman for ‘Preview Day’

High school students were recently invited to visit the Newman campus to give them a feel for what a future at the university might be like. The Newman University admissions team hosted a traditional “Preview ...

basketball
Exhibition game between NU and WSU raises money for Red Cross

The Newman University men’s basketball team went head-to-head with Wichita State University on Monday, Nov. 6, in an exhibition game to raise money for hurricane relief. Proceeds from the game went to the American Red Cross ...

Science
Sophisticated science at Newman — Part 2

The multimillion-dollar building has been built and students and faculty alike are thrilled with the opportunities that the Bishop Gerber Science Center provides. The devices and tools in the science center give Newman student hands-on ...

pi gamma mu
Pi Gamma Mu conference gives students new opportunity

Last weekend, four Newman students traveled to Kansas City along with Board of Trustees president Larry Heck, Ph.D., to attend the triennial convention for Pi Gamma Mu. Pi Gamma Mu is the international honor society ...

Freshman 15
Newman 360Five: The dreaded ‘freshman 15’

We all know how hard freshman year can be. This week, the 360Five crew gives us some helpful steps to losing the infamous “freshman 15!” (If you don’t know what that means…you’re very fortunate.) Check ...

Making a mindful city

A quiet revolution is in the works. When life feels like a blur, turn to mindful living practices to ground yourself, take a breath and slow down. The first of many intended monthly community conversations ...

Newman alumnus a perfect fit for University Advancement

Daniel Bryan is the new director of alumni relations and annual giving coordinator at Newman University. “I’m excited just to be back and get to work on campus again because I loved it when I ...

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NSLS to host career skills talk with business dean Andrews

The National Society of Leadership and Success in conjunction with Career Services and Northwestern Mutual is hosting “Relevant Career Skills” featuring speaker Brett Andrews, Ph.D., dean of the Newman School of Business. The free event ...

Max Frazier, Ph.D., to present at Research and Refreshment

Associate Professor of the School of Education Max Frazier, Ph.D., who is also currently serving as interim director of the School of Education, will present at the faculty-sponsored Research and Refreshment on Nov. 14 in ...

Best Online MBA Program
Best online MBA Program – No GMAT Required

Want to get your MBA but put off by other schools’ GMAT testing requirement? We believe your potential in our online MBA program can’t be communicated with one score. Because of this, the Graduate Management ...

How to become a registered nurse
How to become a registered nurse

Becoming a registered nurse (RN) is a rewarding career path if you are interested in helping others. High earnings, job security and opportunities for advancement also make a nursing career desirable. This guide outlines the ...

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Cool campus gigs

For some students, finding a job with a schedule that is flexible around their study time can be difficult. But Newman University offers plenty of job opportunities that allow students to create their own schedule. ...

360Five
Newman 360Five: Halloween on a budget

On this week’s episode, the crew explores some college budget costumes! Halloween may have already passed, but there is always time to start planning for next year! Check out more videos on our Newman 360Five YouTube ...

Mission-Talk
Mission Talks continue with second chapter in Newman history

Director of Mission Effectiveness Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC, is leading the traditional Mission Talk series at Newman University, with her second talk of the four-part series at noon Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. ...

Orchestra
Newman presents ‘Fall Classics’ orchestral concert

The annual fall orchestral concert will be presented at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, in the performance hall inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. The orchestral group includes woodwinds, brass, strings, percussion and ...

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Newman Early Childhood Education Program partners with USD 259

The Early Childhood Education Program at Newman University is discovering new opportunities after building a recent partnership with Wichita public schools. In October, Assistant Professors of Education Sandy Bequette, Ed.D., and Cindy Louthan, Ph.D., met ...

Fr. Gile on Hatteberg’s People

Set your DVRs now for an episode of Hatteberg’s People on KPTS, November 9 at 7:00pm. Our own Fr. Gile is one of the subjects of the episode, filmed several years ago when Larry Hatteberg ...

A spooky day for a blood drive

On Halloween, the American Red Cross organization drew the blood of 40 Newman community members, exceeding the Red Cross’ goal of 34. Jeffery Vaughn, director of the radiology technology program, has been helping organize American Red ...

Sophisticated science at Newman — Part 1

The new, multimillion-dollar Bishop Gerber Science Center has new equipment and research projects happening behind every door. ...