Author: Corbin Riley

Rotary Club of Wichita
Rotary Club of Wichita to host fireside social event at Bishop Gerber Science Center

The Rotary Club of Wichita will host its evening fireside social event and new member reception at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 21, in the Bishop Gerber Science Center. Rotarians and guests will mingle in the ...

Newman University
Newman University professors receive promotion

There are three levels of professorship, and ascending to the next level is no easy feat. Receiving a promotion can take years, along with providing proof of not only engaging teaching methods but also a ...

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Kansas Court of Appeals judges meet with students to offer insight and advice

Kansas District Court of Appeals judges recently visited campus April 17 to speak to a group of students. Professor of Sociology and Assistant Undergraduate Dean Larry Heck, Ph.D., arranged for the judges to have lunch with ...

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New SGA representatives speak about their plans and goals for Newman

A total of 195 students voted in the Student Government Association (SGA) 2018-19 election. Some students won reelection and others are new to SGA. Marisa-Nicole Zayat is president with her executive board being Thao Nguyen, ...

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Spring musical “Pure Imagination” will rediscover the child within

The Newman University music department will present its spring musical, “Pure Imagination,” at 7:30 p.m. April 26, 27 and 28 in the Performance Hall of De Mattias Hall. Every year the music department creates an ...

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Newman Jets women’s bowling team head to national tournament

The women’s bowling team finished third at the sectional qualifier, which means the team will attend the Intercollegiate Team Championships tournament for the third year in a row. The national tournament will take place April ...

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Bachelor of Science program in business & strategic intelligence introduced this fall

Newman University is introducing a new Bachelor of Science program in business and strategic intelligence (BSI) to begin in the fall 2018 semester. No other college or university in the state of Kansas is currently ...

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Conference of the Kansas Association of Historians to feature four Newman student presentations

Four Newman history students will make a special appearance at the conference of the Kansas Association of Historians from April 6 to 7 at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. Anthony Hamersky, Dakota Heard, Courtney ...

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Five student-directed spring plays include world premiere by Newman alumna

The Newman University theater department has five student-directed plays lined up for this spring. Each play was chosen by the student directing. The plays will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, and Friday, ...

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Noel Torres first Newman Jet to become NCAA national champion

Senior Noel Torres is the first Newman student to become a national champion in the NCAA Division II. Torres won the 184-pound national championship at the 2018 NCAA Division II Wrestling Championship in Cedar Rapids, ...

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Don Meyer uses abstraction in upcoming Steckline Gallery show, “Microclimate”

The upcoming show, “Microclimate,” by Don Meyer will be on display in the Steckline Gallery from March 30 to April 20. The exhibit will open with a Final Friday showing beginning at 5 p.m. and ending ...

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Newman University publications showcase student and professional work

Coelacanth (see-la-canth) and archaeopteryx (ark-ee-op-tricks) are words not often used in the everyday vocabulary. In fact, the latter of the two is extinct and the former is nearly extinct. A coelacanth is a 400 million-year-old ...

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Newman University Theatre Department presents ‘The Dog in the Manger’

The Newman University Theatre Department is preparing for their next big production — Lope de Vega’s “The Dog in the Manger” (El Perro del Hortelano). The performances will take place at 8 p.m. March 1-3 ...

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Kevin Bryant finds success in the classroom and on the court

Graduate student Kevin Bryant is in his fourth year of basketball at Newman University. Last semester he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management information systems and he is now in his first semester of ...

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Christian philosopher James K.A. Smith to speak on ‘Resident Aliens: The City of God in a Secular Age’

Christian philosopher and speaker James K.A. Smith will be at Newman University from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 23 and 24, in the Jabara Flexible Theater located in the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. ...

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Newman Jets softball team looks forward to solid season

Softball season started last week for the Newman Jets and continues through May. Head Softball Coach Janice Esses is hard at work conditioning her team to build upon the successes of last season. She said the ...

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The intriguing history behind the Feast Day of St. Maria De Mattias

Feb. 4 is the Feast Day of Saint Maria De Mattias — the founder of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC). According to the history of ASC, “Maria De Mattias was proclaimed a ...

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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.” ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

Making a strong impression at National Catholic Youth Conference

The Newman University admissions team works hard to make strong connections with potential Newman students within the community and outside its closer boundaries. Director of Undergraduate Admissions Kristen English and Assistant Director of Admissions Georgia ...

Global relief starts in community by the motivation of two Newman students

This past summer, Annie Dang and Linnea Ristow traveled to New York City for an internship with the Partnership for Global Justice, headed by Sister JoAnn Mark, ASC, Ed.D. During their time, they learned about ...

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Finals week: tips and resources for reducing stress, attaining success

Finals week can be hectic without proper preparation. Being proactive is key to ensuring less stress and more success. The first step must be to find a quiet place devoid of distractions. Procrastination is born ...

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Newman Music Department to present Christmas concert Dec. 3

The Newman University Music Department will present its annual Christmas concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, in the performance hall inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. Joining the Newman University Chorale and Troubadours ...

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Newman volunteers talk about Read to Succeed experience

Two years ago, the Read to Succeed program was created by United Way affinity group Women United. The goal of the program was to match volunteers with USD 259 third-grade elementary students who were reading ...

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NSLS to host career skills talk with business dean Andrews

The National Society of Leadership and Success in conjunction with Career Services and Northwestern Mutual is hosting “Relevant Career Skills” featuring speaker Brett Andrews, Ph.D., dean of the Newman School of Business. The free event ...

Max Frazier, Ph.D., to present at Research and Refreshment

Associate Professor of the School of Education Max Frazier, Ph.D., who is also currently serving as interim director of the School of Education, will present at the faculty-sponsored Research and Refreshment on Nov. 14 in ...

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Mission Talks continue with second chapter in Newman history

Director of Mission Effectiveness Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC, is leading the traditional Mission Talk series at Newman University, with her second talk of the four-part series at noon Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. ...

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Newman presents ‘Fall Classics’ orchestral concert

The annual fall orchestral concert will be presented at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, in the performance hall inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. The orchestral group includes woodwinds, brass, strings, percussion and ...

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Newman alumnus uses entrepreneurial education to start nonprofit

Newman alumnus Jason Prideaux is the founder of a new nonprofit in Wichita, Kansas — K12 Sports USA. He received a Bachelor of Science in accounting and management from Newman University in 2005. He also holds ...

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‘Table Talks’ gives criminal justice majors opportunity to discuss careers with alumni

Career Services partnered with the criminal justice program to host “Table Talks,” an event during which criminal justice majors could ask questions of alumni who have the same degree and a successful career in the ...

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Career fair brings employers seeking ‘driven’ Newman students

A career/internship fair was held in the Eck Foyer from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 5. The event hosted 14 exhibitors looking to employ Newman students through either full-time, part-time or internship opportunities. The exhibitors ...

Party on the Plaza
2017 Party on the Plaza sets record

Party on the Plaza, Newman University’s largest annual fundraiser, was a major success this year. The event raised $35,000 more than last year for student scholarships. A total of $180,000 was raised this year, compared to $145,000 ...

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A guide for students: How to get involved on campus

A common question heard on college campuses around the country is, “How do I get involved and stay connected?” Whether you are a commuter student, on-campus student or an adult returning to college, Newman University ...

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The double life of an Army Guardsman

Newman University’s MBA students often lead a double life: worker by day, student by night. For some, that might conjure up images of super-heroes. Matthew Ayres, who is completing his MBA in leadership at Newman, ...

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Party on the Plaza helps make student scholarships possible

The annual Party on the Plaza at Newman University will take place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, on Founder’s Plaza. ...

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A Newman student’s journey to taking ASC vows

Jenny Sellaro, a sophomore entering the nursing program next fall, is in the third stage (Novitiate) of formation to become a sister of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC), a process that could ...

Yanni Martin
Yanni Martin follows in family’s footsteps of making music

Yanni Martin, a freshman at Newman University, comes from a rich musical heritage. His father, W.D. Martin Jr., and uncle, Keith Martin, were gospel musicians who have since expanded into other genres. W.D. Martin Jr.’s ...

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Student Annie Dang hopes to ‘upcycle’ plastic bags for community project

Newman student Annie Dang has placed collection boxes for plastic bags throughout several campus buildings in hopes that enough will be collected so that she can turn them into mats for the homeless. Dang initiated the ...

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Newman to host Outdoor Adoration at Marian Grotto

Newman Campus Ministry is hosting an outdoor adoration for the community to attend. The event will take place 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Marian Grotto located near the northwest corner outside of Sacred ...