Author: Kati Bush

Missionary work, Newman University
Freshman finds passion in missionary work

Freshman and pre-med major Linnea Ristow will travel to Uganda this summer to work for “Empower a Child,” a non-profit ministry organization that helps impoverished families in Uganda and Kenya rebuild their communities and empower ...

Breakfast and Bingo Newman University
Food, fun and prizes: CAB hosts Breakfast and Bingo

Newman University Campus Activities Board (CAB) put on its annual Breakfast and Bingo again this year and many students walked away with prizes. CAB is a student life, student-facilitated organization that hosts events on campus all ...

Cardinal Newman Scholars recognized for accomplishment

Newman University awarded its competitive Cardinal Newman Scholarship to nine successful high school seniors out of the 36 applicants. The individuals were selected by a scholarship committee composed of Newman faculty and staff. Applicants must have ...

Library to host ‘Triumph Over Procrastination’ event April 24

The Dugan Library will collaborate with Newman University faculty, support services staff and student tutors next week to offer academic assistance to students for one night in one place. “Triumph Over Procrastination” will take place ...

Silent Auction
‘Shut Out Human Trafficking Awareness Week’ comes to a close, impacts students

Newman University was selected to participate in “Shut Out Human Trafficking Awareness Week” April 11 through April 16 with a series of events to raise awareness and educate the public about the worldwide epidemic. The ...

Newman science outreach programs moving forward

The Newman University Hispanic Scholar and Native American Scholar programs are quickly coming to a close. The programs began meeting every Wednesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. beginning on Feb. 3 and they will finish ...

SGA announces elections, president-elect shares platform

On Tuesday evening, April 12, student leaders and Student Government Association Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates crowded around a table at Applebee’s and waited for election results to be released at 9 p.m. That evening, ...

Newman University Orientation Leaders announced

The 2016-2017 Newman University Orientation Leaders were announced this week and many of them are already excited for Jet Days. Orientation Leaders assist the Student Life team in not only welcoming new students to Newman ...

Nursing students give back to community

On Monday, Mar. 21, the Newman University Nurses Christian Fellowship (NCF) spent their lunch hour making tie blankets to donate to victims of sexual assault in Wesley hospital emergency rooms. Brittney Huntington, NCF president, said ...

Goat Insurance Fundraiser
You’ve “goat” to be kidding! University drawing to benefit Newman Fund

Have you always wanted to own a goat? Have you always wanted to NOT own a goat? Regardless of where you stand, beginning on April 1, you will have a chance to make either of ...

Amy Emerson’s Jet Life

Freshman Amy Emerson describes herself as a quiet person. However, she certainly does not keep to herself as you can easily find her on campus hanging out with friends in the residence halls, doing improv ...

Newman offers flexible, affordable adult student re-entry program

Newman University offers a wide range of options for students regardless of education level or age. The Newman adult re-entry program allows non-traditional students to continue their education without the financial stress. “Our adult re-entry option ...

JoAnn Mark, ASC, to speak on campus as part of Heritage Month

JoAnn Mark, ASC, Ed.D., will return to Newman University Wednesday, Feb. 24 to present “The UN & 2030 Sustainable Development Goals” at 3:30 p.m. in Eck Hall 125. In May of last year, Mark left Newman University ...

Newman University Theatre Department to present ‘A Man for All Seasons’ March 3 – 6

The Newman University Theatre Department will present for its spring theatrical production “A Man for All Seasons” at 8 p.m. March 3-5 and at 2 p.m. March 6. All shows are in the Performance Hall, ...

Artist discusses ‘Interpersonal’ work in Steckline Gallery

Artist Gregory Folken opened his exhibit “Interpersonal” in the Newman University Steckline Gallery on Jan. 29 and explained his work more in depth at the“Art for Lunch” talk on Tuesday, Feb. 2. Folken, a printmaker, ...

New programs sponsored by SGA for students

The Newman University Student Government Association is sponsoring a couple of new programs on campus to highlight student involvement and leadership. The ‘Jet of the Month’ program will recognize an outstanding student who exemplifies the ...

Sophomore lands internship at the Wichita Eagle

Sophomore Delaney Hiegert came to Newman University as an undecided major, a recipient of the Cardinal Newman Scholarship. Over the course of her freshman year, Hiegert found many things: new friends, clubs and a place ...

March for Life trip a success, despite Winter Storm ‘Jonas’

Newman University students and staff members from Campus Ministry and Alumni Relations met with the unexpected, when Winter Storm Jonas hit the area on its trip to the March for Life at Washington D.C., extending ...

Newman students join in February medical service trip to Jamaica

Newman University seniors Megan Hemel and McKenna Seiler will travel to Jamaica in February to assist Newman alumnus Dr. Robert Martin during a medical service trip. Hemel and Seiler will assist at Martin’s clinic in various ways, ...

Students ‘transform society’ on Winter Service Trip

Newman University student Wesley Williams joined Campus Ministry on a Winter Service Trip to Santa Fe, N.M., where a group of 19 students with Father John Fogliasso and Campus Ministry Administrative Assistant Monica Borger volunteered ...

Newman University closes Dec. 23 – Jan. 4

Newman University will be closed Dec. 23, 2015–Jan. 3, 2016 for the holidays. The university will reopen Monday, Jan. 4. Classes resume Tuesday, Jan. 19. Merry Christmas! We’ll see you next year! ...

Newman receives Kansas Health Foundation grant for science outreach programs

Newman University received a grant from the Kansas Health Foundation, Wichita, Kan., to support Newman science outreach programs in the upcoming 2016 year. According to Director of Grants Bill Meitl, this is the first year Newman ...

Newman senior fulfills dream role in ‘Damn Yankees’

Beginning tonight, Thursday Nov. 19, and continuing through the weekend, the Newman Theatre and Music Departments will present the classic musical, “Damn Yankees.” The show tells the story of Old Joe Boyd who sells his ...

Newman Music and Theatre Departments to present ‘Damn Yankees’

The Newman University Music and Theatre Departments are gearing up for the fall musical “Damn Yankees,” which will open Thursday, Nov. 19. The show will be presented Nov. 19 – 22 at 8 p.m. and Nov. ...

Newman nursing students showcase cultural research projects

Newman University nursing students presented their cultural research projects on Tuesday, Oct. 20 to show what they had learned to become more culturally aware. Assistant Professor of Nursing Dana Rose, M.S.N.E. said the department requires ...

Game ball helps Newman soccer player pop the question

Newman University senior and soccer player Kevin Crafton found a unique way to propose to his girlfriend Rachael Schoonover on Saturday, Oct. 17 before the men’s game against Texas-Permian Basin. Crafton set up a fake ...

Newman University to offer full schedule of summer Continuing Education workshops

Newman University will offer over 30 Continuing Education workshops this summer for educators needing CE credits for re-licensure and those who simply have a desire for ongoing learning. The courses will be offered at a ...

Newman University to host Numana event on campus

Newman University is partnering with Numana, Inc. in an event to help save the starving. Newman will host a State-Wide Packaging Event (SWIPE) from 7:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m., Saturday, March 29. Volunteers will watch an ...

Newman University Theatre Department to present MultiPLAYcity

The Newman University Theatre Department will present “MultiPLAYcity:” a festival of student-directed one act plays April 10 – April 12 in the Jabara Flexible Theatre, located inside of the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. ...

Faculty sponsor blogging about Crownpoint service trip

Associate Professor of Nursing Jane Weilert has been sharing what students have been doing while on the Crownpoint, N.M. service trip this week through her blog on the Newman University website. ...

Criminal Justice Club requesting items for USD 259

The Newman University Criminal Justice Club, also known as The Justice League, is collecting items for underprivileged students and families in the USD 259 school district. The club will be taking donations through March 14. ...

Adorers of the Blood of Christ to celebrate 180th anniversary

The Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) will celebrate its 180th anniversary Wednesday, March 4. Newman University will host a Mass at noon Wednesday in St. John’s Chapel, located inside of Sacred Heart Hall, ...

Newman University Phonathon to run until March 11

Since Feb. 23 the 2014 Newman University Phonathon has been underway and will run through March 11.  Each night from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m, students will call alumni, donors and friends of the university to ...