Month: January 2018

Fr-Joe-Tatro
Father Tatro returns to Newman for Gerber Institute ‘Lunch and Learn’

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies welcomes Father Joe Tatro as he presents, “Catholic Anthropology  and The Application to Therapeutic Practice.” ...

high tea
High tea returns for Cardinal Newman week

During Cardinal Newman Week, Newman University will present its annual high tea with two separate events Tuesday, Feb. 20. The first event, a high tea, will take place from 2-4 p.m., and the second, an ...

March for Life
Angela McCoy volunteers as chaperone on March for Life pilgrimage

On Jan. 19, roughly 100,000 people from around the United States gathered for the 45th March for Life event in Washington, D.C. Among these individuals was Angela McCoy, administrative assistant in Academic Affairs at Newman. ...

chelsea smet
Newman alumna makes playwriting waves

Newman alumna Chelsea “C.L.” Smet is no stranger to being honored for her work as a playwright. In 2015, Smet was a senior working on her theatre performance major at Newman University when she had ...

Heimerman Plaza
Completion of Heimerman Plaza adds touching tribute and fresh atmosphere

Heimerman Plaza, the area where the Heimerman science building once stood, is now complete with a walking path in the shape of the original building, benches and a memorial wall that will also double as ...

Newman University’s favorite furry friends

“Animals are such agreeable friends — they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.” — George Eliot Every person who owns a pet knows how special they are. The Newman University campus has plenty of ...

Lab Coat Photo
Lab Coat Ceremony recognizes students for their accomplishments

Newman University held its first-ever Lab Coat Ceremony on Jan. 18 with help from a grant provided by Volunteer Kansas. ...

Scott McIntosh
Business professor presents to downtown audience

Assistant Professor of Strategic Intelligence Scott McIntosh presented a lecture titled “Russia’s Interests from Antiquity to the 19th Century” at the Museum of World Treasures on Jan. 18. The museum hosts “Coffee With a Curator” every ...

Kelly McFall
Podcast allows history professor to reach global audience

Professor of History Kelly McFall, Ph.D., has been a familiar face on the Newman campus for nearly 13 years. ...

Sister Therese
ASC sister to reopen mission in Liberia

Sister Therese Wetta said she received “a call from God” many years ago to reopen the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) mission in Liberia, West Africa. After years of it weighing on her ...

brooke ward
Newman sonography program welcomes new director, Brooke Ward

Brooke Ward is the new Director of Diagnostic Medical Sonography at Newman University. Ward, who is also a Newman alumna, began her career at the university in 2016. She said she loves being a part ...

Newman alumni relations prepares for annual alumni weekend

Alumni Weekend will be held earlier this year beginning April 20. All Newman University alumni will receive invitations in their physical mailbox as well as an email in the coming month. Some noteworthy changes are ...

Students attend service trip
Students travel to Denver for annual service trip

While many students enjoyed their last moments of winter break at home and faculty members returned to campus for the spring semester, Newman University Chaplain Father John Fogliasso accompanied a group of seven students to ...

Jet Open Golfer Goody Bag Contents
Big changes to the Jet Open Golf Tournament

The annual Laurie Bell Memorial Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament is seeing a big change this year. Previously held in recent years at Rolling Hills Country Club, the tournament will now be held at Crestview Country ...

emily simon
Alumna Emily Simon hired as Dugan Library associate

Alumna Emily Simon ’16 didn’t seem to get quite enough of Newman in her four years as an undergraduate student. Now, she is pursuing her master’s degree and is the new associate in the Dugan ...

Art professor enjoys ‘family reunion’ at City Arts

Associate Professor of Art Mary Werner was invited to display two of her paintings at City Arts’ 20th-anniversary exhibit, “20×20.” The show opened Jan. 5 and features 20 well-known local artists who had to meet ...

Thurman
Professional basketball player holds strong ties to Newman

Former Newman basketball player Gavin Thurman has been playing professional basketball since 2016 and is looking forward to continuing for many years to come. He attended Wichita Southeast High School for his freshman through junior ...

Tour the new radiologic technology classroom and lab

The Facing Forward campaign made a huge impact on the Newman University campus. It provided the funding to build the state-of-the-art Bishop Gerber Science Center and most recently, the campaign helped to renovate parts of ...

Bowling
Newman bowlers are going strong mid-season

The men’s and women’s bowling teams at Newman University have been playing hard during the first half of their season. ...

Social Worker Master Graduates
Social Work Salary with Masters on the Rise

Now is a great time to get a Master’s in Social Work (MSW) because the salary of social workers with an MSW is on the rise. In addition, a master’s degree makes you a stronger ...