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SGA and nursing department provide free flu shots

The Newman University Student Government Association (SGA) along with the nursing department co-sponsored an event Oct. 7 to provide free flu shots for Newman students. The shots were in high demand as they ran out ...

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Social work professor gives community talks about marriage

Associate Professor of Social Work Mike Duxler is recommitting himself to marriage by giving talks to the Wichita community. Duxler, who has been speaking on the topic of marriage throughout the year, said the talks ...

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Newman pre-law students attend MINK Law Day

Newman University is laying down the law. Through the pre-law program, four students joined advisor Larry Heck, professor of sociology and assistant undergraduate dean of the division of social sciences, for MINK Law Day. Held ...

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Three Vietnam exchange students find home at Newman

As high school exchange students from Vietnam, Minh Vo Pham, Minh Nguyen, and Hy “Emily” Hua found a home in Wichita. Now they have found a home at Newman University as they continue to live ...

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Baseball coach implements new philosophy

Head Baseball Coach Drew Maus is throwing a curveball at the baseball program. Maus has become popular for what many students have pegged as interesting rules and methods. During the first week of school, various ...

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Cultural Extravaganza will showcase talent at Newman

The Cultural Extravaganza, which has become a staple event not only for the Multicultural Leadership Organization (MCLO) but also for the Wichita community, is coming back for its third year. The event will begin with ...

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New baseball grad assistant is son of program’s founder

It’s hard to forget the way Newman baseball program founder Paul Sanagorski built the baseball program from the bottom up — and now his son, Taylor, is stepping up to the plate as the newest ...

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Keeper of the Plans Matt Riedl ’15 relocates to Virginia

Known to his Wichita Eagle readers as Keeper of the Plans, Matt Riedl is making new plans for himself with his recent move to Arlington, Virginia. Riedl, a 2015 Newman graduate, said goodbye Aug. 2 ...

Six tips for parents to help their student transition to college

A high school graduate’s transition to college can be tough — but having a solid support system can help ease the stress of the move. It can be difficult for the parent or guardian of ...

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Former Newman wrestler finds new path

Former Newman wrestler Miles Johns signed an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contract and is now jumping into the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).  Johns said he grew from his time at Newman and because ...

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ASC Community Leader Scholarship program celebrates 20th year

In the fall of 2019, the ASC Community Leader Scholars program will accept its 20th class into the program.  Rosemary Niedens, program director and associate vice president for Academic Affairs, said the origins of the ...

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Wichita Police Academy is next step for Newman alumna

After joining the Wichita Police Academy this month, Newman alumna Andrea Wickstrum is on her way to transforming society. Wickstrum, who graduated in spring 2019, said she did not know what to expect with criminal ...

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Newman alumna scores contract with professional soccer team

Newman alumna Amy Strath is making her goals a reality by joining the professional soccer team FC Fylkir, which is apart of the Pepsi Max Women’s League in Iceland. Strath said the opportunity came about ...

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ASC launches ‘Habits’ podcast

The Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) are joining the podcast world with their new show “Habits: The Good, The Bad and the Holy.” The ASC sisters released their first episode of the “Habits ...

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Dugan Library an expansive resource for students

Writing college papers, working on a major class project and carrying out heavy duty research are just a few big tasks college students deal with on a weekly basis. Newman University’s Dugan Library offers a ...

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Women’s basketball holds summer camps for athletes

The Newman University women’s basketball team took a shot on local athletes by holding three camps — Shooting, Middle School Elite, and High School Elite — between June 25 and 28. The team will hold ...

Gabrielle Altenor weighs a heavy schedule with powerlifting

Sophomore Gabrielle Altenor is raising the bar on extracurricular activities with powerlifting.  Altenor said even though her high school, Kapaun Mount Carmel (KMC), did not have a powerlifting team until her senior year, she had ...

Newman alumnus knocks data internship out of the park

Many people think that athletics and academics are completely different fields, but alumnus Quinton Bonnell is bringing together baseball and data through his data analysis internship with Lion Graph. “When I started learning about data, ...

Fr. John Fogliasso reassigned to St. Jude Catholic Church

Father John Fogliasso will serve his last day as Newman University Chaplain on June 17, 2019, beginning a new chapter in his career as pastor at St. Jude Catholic Church. ...

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Student Support Services creates the Runway Learning Center

The Hangar in Sacred Heart Hall will be flying into the fall semester with a new look and a new name--The Runway Learning Center. Student Support Services will be restructured as well. ...

Newman graduate Madison McCollum second to take on the Disney College Internship Program

Alumna Madison McCollum will be attending the Disney College Internship Program. ...