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Newman to host Catholic High Schools Spring Sports Day May 4

Newman University will host the fifth annual Spring Sports Day between Wichita’s Kapaun Mt. Carmel and Bishop Carroll Catholic High Schools on Saturday, May 4. The annual event allows outstanding student-athletes from the two schools ...

Newman student Matthew Riedl receives top academic award

Newman University student Matthew Riedl is the 2013 recipient of the prestigious St. Catherine Medal, which is awarded annually to a sophomore or junior who has demonstrated outstanding service to the university, and has established ...

Learn more about Newman online RN – BSN nursing program at Open House April 25

Newman University will hold an Open House for people interested in the Newman online RN to BSN program from 5 to 9 p.m., April 25 in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center, on the 2nd ...

National Alumni Association accepting nominations for new board of director members

The Newman University National Alumni Association is accepting nominations to elect four new members to its Board of Directors for 2013-2014. The alumni association brings together alumni through a variety of events and activities. ...

Fr. Kapaun receives Medal of Honor

Father Emil Kapaun, the priest from Pilsen, Kan., who died in 1951 as a prisoner of war in North Korea, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor today by President Barack Obama at a ceremony ...

Newman University alumni ‘Happy Hour’ set for April 25

Wichita area alums are invited to Newman University’s “Happy Hour” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 25 at Oeno Wine Bar in Old Town. Catch up with fellow alums and enjoy free appetizers and drink specials at this alumni ...

Former death row exoneree to share story of wrongful conviction and surviving death row

Newman University will present “A Matter of Innocence” by Kirk Bloodsworth at 7 p.m. on April 16 in the Performance Hall of the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. Bloodsworth was the first man ever exonerated from ...

Shakespeare-inspired artwork show and sale April 4-6

In conjunction with the Literary Festival “Teach the Torches to Burn Bright: Acting and Reacting to Shakespeare Today,” Newman University art students will stage an exhibition and sale of Shakespeare-inspired artwork, beginning at 7 p.m. ...

Final Friday April 26 at Steckline Gallery features American debut of Italian artist Mario Bernardinello

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Astratto Caldo” by Mario Bernardinello, an internationally renowned artist from Milan, Italy, as the final show of its 2012-2013 season. The exhibit of abstract paintings, which marks Bernardinello’s ...

Newman University Music Department to present ‘A Night at the Royale’ spring musical production April 25-27

The Newman University Music Department will present an original musical, “A Night at the Royale,” as this year’s annual spring production. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m., April 25 through 27 in the Performance ...

Newman University to present William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure April 11-14

The Newman University Theatre Department will present its second full production of the year featuring the work of William Shakespeare. The production, Measure for Measure, will be staged at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 11 through ...

NU closed for Good Friday March 29

Classes will be suspended and offices will be closed at Newman University Friday, March 29 in observance of Good Friday. Classes and offices will resume normal hours on Monday, April 1. ...

Final Mission Talk concludes yearlong remembrance of ASC Martyrs in Liberia: Cancelled

For those following the ASC Martyrs in Liberia Mission Talk Series: Please note that the Apr. 8 and 9 presentations have been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. ...

Final Mission Talk concludes yearlong remembrance of ASC Martyrs in Liberia

Newman University will present the final Mission Talk of the 2012-13 series on April 10 at 7 p.m. in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman campus. This year’s Mission Talk series has been dedicated ...

Newman University ‘Checklist’ app designed for prospective students

Newman University has joined the fast-growing world of mobile technology by creating a new app designed to help prospective students. The free “NU Checklist” app offers a quick and simple way for interested students, as ...

Newman University to present ‘Mindfulness 101’ mind-calming workshop April 4

Students in the Newman University Master of Social Work program will present a workshop designed to help participants better focus their minds called Mindfulness 101. The event will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ...

Newman University students work to collect 22,000 toothbrushes for Guatemalan children by April 7

Students in the Newman University “Guatemala Study & Serve” program have again launched a campaign to collect new toothbrushes for Guatemalan children. The campaign, called Project SONRISA (Sonrisa means “smile” in Spanish), was created by ...

Newman University students named to Fall 2012 Dean’s List

Newman University officials have announced the students on the Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2012. To qualify for this achievement, a student must complete 12 credit hours and have attained a grade point ...

Jets season ends in NCAA Tournament

At its first appearance in NU history at the NCAA Tournament, the Jets Men’s Basketball Team ended its season with a loss against Midwestern State University on March 16 in Denver, Colo. The tournament game ...

Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies to host lecture on peace April 2

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies at Newman University will host a presentation by Akiiki Daisy Kabargarama on April 2 on her new book Peace Begins with Me: Simple Lessons to Cultivate Peace in Your ...

World renowned Shakespearean experts to speak at Newman University Literary Festival April 4-6

The 14th annual Newman University Literary Festival will take place Thursday, April 4 through Saturday, April 6 on the campus of Newman University. This year’s festival will focus on the works of William Shakespeare, with ...

Newman University hosts Open House for prospective students April 9

Newman University will host a Spring Open House event, “Under the Big Top at Newman University,” from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday April 9, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. ...

Newman University to host Career Fair April 2

Newman University will host a Career Fair to provide opportunities for individuals to research career fields and available positions with various area businesses and organizations. The Career Fair will take place from 3:30 to 6 ...

Trilli Bowl: Father-son matchup at the NU vs. MSU basketball game Mar. 16

The Newman community was excited to hear basketball making the Division II national tournament for the first time. To add to the excitement, the first game Newman will play is against Midwestern State University, where ...

Newman to host Spring Open House event, ‘Under the Big Top’ April 9

On April 9 Newman University will host a Spring Open House event, “Under the Big Top.” The event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. The event will include ...

Basketball gets first ever berth to Division II NCAA Tournament

Congratulations to Newman University Men’s Basketball Team on receiving their first-ever berth into the NCAA Division II Tournament. The Jets will take on Midwestern State on March 16 at Metro State in Denver. Read more ...

Correction on previous Board of Trustees story

A recent article announcing new members of the Newman University Board of Trustees contained some incorrect information. The correct information can be found in this article. ...

Spring Break begins March 18

Newman University classes will close Monday, March 18 through Friday, March 22 for Spring Break. Campus offices will close at noon on Friday, March 22 for the break. Classes and offices will resume normal operating ...

Newman University named to President’s Community Service Honor Roll for fourth time

Newman University has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary service to America’s communities. This marks the fourth time Newman has been named to the prestigious national ...

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina selected as new pontiff

Newman University celebrates the selection of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as the new pontiff. The pope is taking the name Francis. ...

Newman University to host open houses in Western Kansas communities

Newman University in Dodge City is hosting a series of open houses in western Kansas communities in the coming weeks. The open houses are planned to allow interested students the opportunity to get their questions ...

Annual Literary Festival and Scholar’s Day planned for early April

The annual Newman University Literary Festival and Scholar’s Day is scheduled for April 4-6 and will feature the works of William Shakespeare. Teach the Torches to Burn Bright: Acting and Reacting to Shakespeare Today is ...

Keep your classmates up to date through Newman University Class Notes

Have something to share with your fellow alums? Newman University Class Notes is a great way to stay up to date with classmates as well as share any special events of your own. To update ...

Mark your calendar for Daylight Saving Time March 10

Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday. Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 10. ...

Newman University to host Career Fair April 2

Newman University will host a Career Fair in early April that will provide opportunities for individuals to research career fields and available positions with various area companies. The Career Fair is April 2, from 3:30 ...

Final Friday March 29 at Steckline Gallery features sculptures by Christopher Gulick

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “In the Studio…LIVE” by artist Christopher Gulick as the seventh show of its 2012-2013 season. The exhibit of sculptures, which begins with a Final Friday reception from 5 ...

Evening classes cancelled at the Colorado campus Mar. 4

Due to inclement weather, Newman University Colorado campus evening classes are cancelled for tonight. ...

Gerber Institute welcomes Christopher Long for March 26 lecture

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies at Newman University will present author and Acting Head of Philosophy at The Pennsylvania State University Christopher Long, Ph.D. in late March speaking on technology and liberal arts. Long ...

Newman University President Noreen Carrocci receives five-year contract renewal

The Newman University Board of Trustees awarded a five-year renewal of the contract of university President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. The renewal was made during the Board of Trustees regular meeting Feb. 22. ...

Feb. 22 Steckline Gallery reception postponed to March 1

Due to the heavy snow the Wichita area received last week, the Steckline Gallery opening reception of  “From the Garden” has been changed to March 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit by artists Charles Baughman ...