For the spring semester, sophomore Emily Pachta of Wichita studied abroad at Newman University’s sister school in Birmingham, England, and nears the end of her adventure in blog # 7.
Vantage earns first overall award at journalism conference
The Vantage, Newman’s student newspaper, won the coveted All-Kansas award at the annual Kansas Collegiate Media conference April 16-17.
Cheer and dance soar to new heights in first competition
Newman’s cheer and dance teams competed in their first-ever MIAA event last month, and they came home with two trophies.
Newman University prepares for 2023 All-Alumni Reunion Weekend
Newman University is preparing to host an All-Alumni Reunion to take place on the weekend of June 23-25 on campus.
Environmental initiatives help Newman community soar
Read on for Kansas Leadership Center volunteer Carmaine Ternes’ reflection on Newman community members’ earthly efforts.
Video: Black History Month with Jainaba Sillah
In partnership with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) student subcommittee at Newman, we celebrate Black History Month with first-year student Jainaba Sillah, as part of our student heritage series.
Blog: Newman student begins study abroad experience in Birmingham, England
Follow along with Pachta’s blog posts on the Newman Today news site as she explores the British university named for St. John Henry Newman, as well as other cities and sites in England and Europe.
Father Welk shares ‘Sister Dolores Strunk: For Whom the Bell Tolls’
Father Tom Welk, chaplain of the ASC Wichita Center, shares a humorous story involving Sister Dolores Strunk (1931- 2008) in the 100-year-old Sacred Heart Hall building.
Newman Europe by Rails trip returns after COVID hiatus
This summer, Newman University students have the opportunity to travel to Europe via a class called, “Europe by Rails.”
Cordova and Roberts earn GAC player of the week honors
The Great American Conference has announced their men’s players of the week for the 7th week of the 2022 season, and the Jets occupy two of the three spots.
Fare thee well, Newman: A tribute to my professors
Senior Madeline Schnieders, managing editor for The Vantage student newspaper, reflects on her years as a student at Newman University.
Newman senior Tejay Cleland joins KWCH TV
Senior Tejay Cleland, editor-in-chief of The Vantage, has recently been hired full-time by KWCH, Channel 12, to train as an on-air reporter.
Making candles, music and art
Alumnus Jim Macias ’81, shares about the hobbies he’s racked up during retirement, including candle making, music and art.
Alumni Award nominations now open for 2022
Newman University is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards to be presented in April 2022.
Doing the best you can: teaching through adversity
Megan Dunaway Holding talks about overcoming adversity while teaching, especially through a pandemic.
Spence departs, search for new women’s basketball coach begins
Newman Athletics Director Joanna Pryor has announced the resignation of Head Women’s Basketball Coach Darin Spence. A national search will begin immediately to fill the open position. “We would like… Continue reading Spence departs, search for new women’s basketball coach begins
Newman student writer turned jeweler
From The Vantage student newspaper – by Marie O’Neal Junior Matthew Clark doesn’t exactly remember how he started making jewelry, but he knows he is drawn towards what is beautiful,… Continue reading Newman student writer turned jeweler
President Jagger appointing new student cabinet
From The Vantage student newspaper – by Ty Wilson Newman President Kathleen Jagger is hoping to meet for the first time later this month with a newly appointed student cabinet,… Continue reading President Jagger appointing new student cabinet
Newman to host 2024 NCAA Division II wrestling championship
by Collin Loutensock Newman University and Hartman Arena have been selected to host the 2024 NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships. Director of Athletics Joanna Pryor said, “Newman University is excited… Continue reading Newman to host 2024 NCAA Division II wrestling championship
Newman Alumni Rodney Tafoya continues to rewrite baseball history
Written by Sports Information Director Collin Loutensock and Graduate Assistant Alex Mead Rodney Tafoya, who graduated from Newman in 1989, continues to dominate on the diamond. At the age of… Continue reading Newman Alumni Rodney Tafoya continues to rewrite baseball history
Newman alumna named NCAA Woman Of The Year Top 30 Honoree
by David Rung Months after her graduation from Newman, alumna Delaney Hiegert continues to showcase just how much she exemplifies the term student-athlete. On Thursday, Hiegert was named as one of the… Continue reading Newman alumna named NCAA Woman Of The Year Top 30 Honoree
Student-athletes honored at annual ‘Jetspys’
by David Rung The Newman athletics department celebrated its student-athletes at the 4th Annual Jetspy Awards May 1, to cap the 2017-18 sports season. The yearly awards gala featured 26… Continue reading Student-athletes honored at annual ‘Jetspys’
Homily celebrates Newman namesake
Below is the Cardinal Newman Mass homily as delivered by Father John Fogliasso, university chaplain, Feb. 21, 2018. Welcome to the annual Cardinal Newman Mass. It is great to see… Continue reading Homily celebrates Newman namesake
Change is on the horizon for Newman Athletics
By David Rung Shifting membership in the Heartland Conference has put the Newman athletics program in a position to seek an NCAA Division II conference affiliation with member schools that… Continue reading Change is on the horizon for Newman Athletics
Jets partner with Rocking M Media
By David Rung Newman Athletics has reached an agreement with Rocking M Media to be the official broadcast partner of the Jets, allowing the university’s brand to be broadcast across… Continue reading Jets partner with Rocking M Media
Students present major projects at Spring 2017 Scholars Day
On May 5, more than 120 Newman University senior students showed the Newman community the best of their research, scholarly and artistic work at the Spring 2017 Scholars Day. Scholars… Continue reading Students present major projects at Spring 2017 Scholars Day
‘Quiet Hero’ brought Coffee with a Cop to Wichita
By Amy Geiszler-Jones Editor’s Note: Newman University is a co-sponsor of the Difference Makers for Wichita Awards program that was launched in October 2016 to celebrate the contributions and positive influences… Continue reading ‘Quiet Hero’ brought Coffee with a Cop to Wichita
2016 Party on the Plaza Rewind
The 2016 Party on the Plaza had to move inside due to rainy weather however the annual scholarship fundraising event was very successful. The Newman University Alumni and Advancement teams… Continue reading 2016 Party on the Plaza Rewind
Newman men’s basketball rolls in final non-league home game
Senior Gavin Thurman poured in a season-high 27 points and added eight rebounds, leading four players in double figures as the Newman Men’s Basketball Team led wire-to-wire to dispatch Bethel… Continue reading Newman men’s basketball rolls in final non-league home game
Math and science 1998 – 2013 alumni invited to Nov. 16 reunion
Newman University alumni who graduated with a degree in math or the sciences between 1998 and 2013 are invited to a reunion Nov. 16. The event will begin at 5:30… Continue reading Math and science 1998 – 2013 alumni invited to Nov. 16 reunion
Gerber Institute at Newman University to present Notre Dame Professor Margaret Pfeil lecture on race and reconciliation Nov. 7
Margaret Pfeil, Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame Department of Theology will present “Restorative Justice and Racial Reconciliation” at Newman University at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7 in the… Continue reading Gerber Institute at Newman University to present Notre Dame Professor Margaret Pfeil lecture on race and reconciliation Nov. 7
Affirmations of the university – Culture of Service
Randy Ware, a graduate admissions counselor at Newman, was recently recognized by the Young Professionals of Wichita as the YPW member with the most volunteer time in the community. Read more on… Continue reading Affirmations of the university – Culture of Service
Singh, former student honored as ‘Health Care Heroes’
Newman University Professor of Biology Surendra Singh, Ph.D. was among several Wichita area health care practitioners, educators and supporters honored as the 2013 “Health Care Heroes” by the Wichita Business… Continue reading Singh, former student honored as ‘Health Care Heroes’
Affirmations of the university – Empowering others
RoseMary Erives, a graduate of the Newman University Garden City M.S.Ed. ESOL program, is a 2013 finalist for the Crystal Apple Teacher award for Finney County, Kansas. The winner of… Continue reading Affirmations of the university – Empowering others
Read the new Newman University Magazine online
The premiere issue of Newman University Magazine is now available online at mag.newmanu.edu. The magazine, which succeeds the former Newman Challenge Alumni Magazine, features a new design and a new… Continue reading Read the new Newman University Magazine online
Professor Lee Ann Fujii to speak on political violence at Newman University Oct. 28
Dr. Lee Ann Fujii, assistant professor of political science at the University of Toronto, will give a speech at 7 p.m., Oct. 28, at Newman University. The presentation, to be… Continue reading Professor Lee Ann Fujii to speak on political violence at Newman University Oct. 28
Newman to host Final Friday Senior Show Oct. 25
On Oct. 25 Newman will host a Senior Show, with graphic design artwork by senior Tori Hostick, in the Hallway Gallery of the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. The exhibition will… Continue reading Newman to host Final Friday Senior Show Oct. 25
Newman to host science and mathematics alumni open house Oct. 19
On Oct. 19 Newman University will host an alumni open house for all NU science and math alums. The event will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. in the… Continue reading Newman to host science and mathematics alumni open house Oct. 19
Final Friday Oct. 25 at Newman University Steckline Gallery features ‘Revolution; Evolution’ by ceramic artist Bruce Van Osdel
Bruce Van Osdel, ceramics artist, will exhibit his art pieces in “Revolution; Evolution” at the Steckline Gallery at Newman University. The exhibit, which begins with a Final Friday reception from… Continue reading Final Friday Oct. 25 at Newman University Steckline Gallery features ‘Revolution; Evolution’ by ceramic artist Bruce Van Osdel
Newman University Music Department to present ‘Choral Grandeur’ in historic St. John’s Chapel Oct. 27
The Newman University Chorale and Troubadours will present their first vocal music concert of the year on Sunday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m. in historic St. John’s Chapel inside Sacred… Continue reading Newman University Music Department to present ‘Choral Grandeur’ in historic St. John’s Chapel Oct. 27