Author: Ken Arnold

Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Just Don’t Get Arrested’ Nov. 26 – Dec. 22

The Steckline Gallery at Newman University presents “Just Don’t Get Arrested” by Thomas Murillo, the fourth exhibit of the gallery’s 2010-2011 season. Murillo’s street art will be on display beginning with an opening reception from ...

Jets fall to Shockers in exhibition game

The Newman University Jets men’s basketball team fell to the Wichita State University Shockers 80-62 in an exhibition game at Charles Koch Arena Wednesday, Nov. 10. ...

Wichita Thunder offers discount tickets for ‘College Fair Night’

The Wichita Thunder invites area high school and college students, faculty and staff to Intrust Bank Arena for “College Fair Night” this Friday, Nov. 12, as the Thunder takes on the Missouri Mavericks. ...

Alumna, former board member Clarissa Tenbrink, ASC passes away

The Newman community mourns the passing of Clarissa Tenbrink, ASC, who passed away Nov. 7 at age 85. ...

Newman University to stage production of Wit Nov. 18 – 20

Newman University will present Wit, a play written by Margaret Edson that offers a poignant and at times amusing look at how end-of-life care is dealt with as seen through the eyes of a renowned English ...

Fall 2010 Challenge magazine released

The most recent issue of Newman’s Challenge Alumni Magazine has been released. The issue features a wealth of articles detailing the new Campus Master Plan, Cardinal Newman Week 2011, faculty members, sports updates, alumni award ...

Gerber Institute to present palliative care lecture by New York Professor Timothy Kirk Nov. 11

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies at Newman University will host Timothy Kirk, Ph.D. speaking on the topic “Palliative Care for Serious Illness: Supporting the Reconciliation of a Fractured Self,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11 ...

Newman University will stage Wit Nov. 18 – 20

Newman University will present Wit at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18-20, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Nov. 20. All shows will be in the Performance Hall inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the Newman campus. ...

Newman Professor Barry Koch receives ‘Hero of Mental Health Award’

Barry Koch, Ph.D., assistant professor and field coordinator of the Newman University Social Work program in Colorado Springs, Colo., has received the “Hero of Mental Health Award” from Aspen Pointe, the central mental heath agency ...

Newman University offers Bachelor of Arts in Sports Communication

Newman University is now offering a Bachelor of Arts program in Sports Communication. The new major, which was introduced in the fall 2010 semester, blends business and communication courses to prepare students for a variety ...

Gerber Institute at Newman University to present Health Care Ethics lecture by New York Professor Timothy Kirk Nov. 11

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies at Newman University will host Timothy Kirk, Ph.D. speaking on the topic of Health Care Ethics at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on ...

Newman University to present Haydn’s Missa Sancti Nicolai Oct. 24

The Newman University Music Department will present Franz Joseph Haydn’s Missa Sancti Nicolai, or Mass of St. Nicholas, at 3 p.m. on Oct. 24 in St. John’s Chapel on the Newman campus. ...

Newman University, Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies host nationally known author and commentator E.J. Dionne Oct. 26

Nationally known columnist, author and political commentator E.J. Dionne, Jr. will visit Newman University to speak on health care reform at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 26. The event will take place in the Performance Hall, with ...

Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Wild Mustang’ photography exhibit Oct. 29 through Nov. 19

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Wild Mustang Relocation – Flint Hills,” by Wichita photographer Ze Bernardinello as the third show of its 2010-2011 season. The exhibit, which begins with a reception from 5 ...

Newman University to present ‘Trial of the Shroud of Turin’ Oct. 27

The Campus Ministry office at Newman University will present “Trial of the Shroud of Turin” at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center inside the Dugan Library on the campus of Newman ...

Newman to host Notre Dame Hesburgh Lecture ‘Reading Great Books with the Homeless’ on Oct. 14

Newman University will host “Beyond Notre Dame’s Walls: Reading Great Books with the Homeless,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman campus. The lecture will be presented by ...

Boston newspaper features Newman University in beatification ‘teaching moment’ story

The Boston Pilot reports on the upcoming beatification of John Henry Cardinal Newman and NU's plans related to the event. Read the full story about how ...

Newman University presents ‘Hipsters and Heroes Sept. 24 – Oct. 22

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Hipsters and Heroes: Kansas and the Beat Experience,” the second exhibition of the 2010-2011 season. The show is a collection of works by different artists presented by curator ...

Newman University group to attend beatification of John Henry Cardinal Newman

Representatives from Newman University and the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) will be among the throngs of people expected to attend the Sept. 19 beatification ceremony in Birmingham, England of John Henry Cardinal Newman, ...

Newman University stages contest to name new mascot

Newman University is in the final phase of completing a new university mascot and has launched a contest to give the mascot a fitting name. The contest, which will award the winner a new IPad, ...

Newman University to stage ‘Party on the Plaza’ to benefit student scholarships

Newman University will bring the sights and sounds of the French Quarter to life for its annual fundraising and social event with the “Party on the Plaza – New Orleans Style.” The event will take ...

Newman University among first in nation to offer military calculator

Online calculator helps military personnel, veterans estimate college costs Newman University was among only seven colleges and universities in the nation to begin offering a new, online financial aid calculator that helps current or former ...

Overflow seating still available for appearance by Rwandan genocide survivor Immaculée Ilibagiza

Tickets for seating in the Performance Hall are sold out for the Sept. 13 lecture by Rwandan genocide survivor and New York Times best selling author Immaculée Ilibagiza, but overflow seating and a live video feed ...

Newman University presents Rwandan genocide survivor and best selling author Immaculée Ilibagiza Sept. 13

Newman University in conjunction with Legatus – Wichita Chapter and The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies will host a lecture by Rwandan genocide survivor and New York Times best selling author Immaculée Ilibagiza, at 7 ...

Newman University will offer ‘Renaissance and Reformation’ class for credit, audit or certification hours

This fall, Newman University will offer a course entitled “Renaissance and Reformation,” which will explore the artistic, political and religious developments and revolutions of the Renaissance period in Europe as well as the Protestant Reformation ...

Fall 2010 semester begins Aug. 21

The 2010-2011 academic year kicks off Saturday, Aug. 21 with the first day of fall 2010 semester classes. Newman University officials are anticipating a large enrollment as they make final preparations for the start of ...

Agreement between Newman University and Butler Community College offers Butler students admission to Newman, potentially large scholarships

Newman University and Butler Community College of El Dorado, Kan., have created an agreement that will offer a new dual-admissions program to students. This agreement will allow many Butler students with a 2.0 GPA or above ...

Dual-admissions agreement with Donnelly College offers students scholarship, ease of transfer to Newman University

Newman University and Donnelly College of Kansas City, Kan., have created an agreement that will offer a new dual-admissions program to students. The agreement allows Donnelly students with a 2.0 GPA or above to transfer ...

Newman University Steckline Gallery opens new season Aug. 27 with ‘Desires are already memories’ by printmaker Monika Meler

Newman University’s Steckline Gallery will open its 2010-2011 season with “Desires are already memories,” by Monika Meler. The exhibit will begin with a Final Friday reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27 ...

Newman featured on German website

A profile of Newman University was recently added to www.noows.de, a popular website in Berlin, Germany, that offers descriptions of colleges and universities as well as news, commentary and information related to family, health, finances, ...

Newman University new website more interactive, dynamic

Newman University has launched a completely new website that is designed to be more interactive, dynamic and user-friendly. The site features a new look based on the university’s current recruitment and advertising theme, as well ...

‘The Miracle of Father Kapaun’ to be presented on stage in August

Newman University and The Vagabond Players will present “The Miracle of Father Kapaun,” on Friday, Aug. 13 and Saturday, Aug. 14 in Performance Hall, inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the Newman campus. ...

Plan now for fall 2010 events

Newman University will present a variety of speakers, celebrations and other activities of interest this fall. Look for more details coming soon on these events. ...

Renee Kirmer, ASC jubilee featured in the Dodge City Globe

An article about Renee Kirmer, ASC celebrating the 5oth anniversary of her first profession as an Adorer of the Blood of Christ appeared in the July 5 Dodge City Daily Globe. Read the story here. ...

Newman employees learn about, support Adorers of the Blood of Christ through Associates program

Five Newman University employees and one alumna recently made a commitment to support the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) through the ASC Associates program. ...

Newman University professor takes top prize in poetry contest

Newman University Professor of English Bryan Dietrich, Ph.D. recently received an award for poetry from Asimov's Science Fiction magazine. ...

Newman University students named to Dean’s List

Newman University officials have announced the students on the Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2010. To qualify for this achievement, a student must complete 12 credit hours and have attained a grade point ...

Newman University honors 2010 spring and summer graduates

The Newman University 2010 Commencement for spring and summer graduates was held Saturday, May 15 at Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple. This year, a total of 315 students graduated, including 28 who earned associate’s ...