Silas Limes, a first-year student athlete at Newman University, has already built an impressive bowling resume.
2014 alumnus Jordan Barney majored in biology, finished medical school at the KU School of Medicine and is now entering into medical residency.
Karen Cordero, an elementary education major with a Spanish minor, is student teaching at Horace Mann K-8 Dual Language Magnet in Wichita.
In honor of her military service, Senior Administrative Assistant for Academic Affairs Melanie Flanagan is featured on a Kansas Honor Banner.
Student Jayson Palacios attended Newman for a brief period in 2011, but life circumstances brought him back in 2021 to finish what he started.
Theater Adjunct Professor Christy Cunningham Railsback is creating costumes for an upcoming PBS documentary, “Contested Plains,” alongside producer and Newman Director of Theater Mark Mannette.
Rebekah Valentine, a 2013 Newman graduate, is a news reporter at IGN Entertainment — a leading online media company for video games.
The Newman Chorale and Troubadours will host their annual fall concert on Sunday, October 24 at 3 pm in Saint John’s Chapel.
Drew Johnson and his wife, Nicole Ohlde-Johnson, were named coaches of the Newman women’s basketball team.
Newman alumnus Jeff Baker ’83 recently published a short story titled “Solar Pons and the Testament in Ice” in the anthology “The Necronomicon of Solar Pons: Lovecraftian Tales of the Sherlock Holmes of Praed Street.”
After serving as the interim director of residence life since May 2020, Turner Middendorf was named Newman’s new director of residence life.
’21 Newman University graduate Mitch Austin signed with the Sydney Blue Sox, a professional baseball team in the Australia Baseball League.
With three of its runners experiencing recent wins and records, Newman University’s cross country team has an impressive roster this season.
The Newman Theater Department presents “Murder at Café Noir” by David Landau at 7 pm September 30 through October 2 in Jabara Flexible Theatre.
Newman staff member Daniel Murphy, along with students Allison Williams and Matthew Clark and alumnus Lucas Farney, are creating the short film, “Leaves of a Ficus.”
Ann Fox, alumna of Newman University, was awarded the “Leadership Through Action Award” at the 2021 Humanitarian Awards Benefit.
Sierra Fair, a Master of Social Work graduate of 2021, recently landed her dream job as a mental health therapist.
Party on the Plaza is the Newman University event of the year — and many Newman alumni share fond memories from it.
Wichita’s Party on the Plaza: Return to the Renaissance kicks off Saturday, September 18 on the Newman University campus.
Tennis alum Regis Fox gives Newman University a lot of credit for molding him into the leader he is today.
Amanda Stanley, 2008 graduate of Newman University, started her role as city attorney for the City of Topeka on Monday, Aug. 23.
For the Newman University soccer teams, it’s a family affair.
Emma Eck, a May 2021 elementary education graduate, secured a job as a fourth-grade teacher at Andale Elementary in Andale, Kansas’s Renwick Unified School District, where she will begin teaching this fall.
Newman adjunct professor Denise Neil recently published her book, “Classic Restaurants of Wichita,” through Arcadia Publishing.
Matt Riedl, an alumnus of 2015, was recognized as a finalist for the Cardinal John P. Foley Award through the Catholic Media Association.
In recognition of her hard work and talent, pre-vet student Kyndel Randall was recently awarded the Bill House Hereford Foundation Scholarship.
In recognition of 18 years as superintendent, the learning center in Haysville Unified School District 261 was dedicated to Dr. John Burke.
Marcus Lines, a rising junior studying psychology at Newman University, spent his summer as an AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate, working at Children First: CEO Kansas, Inc.
Newman Wrestler Kameron Frame was recently named College Male Athlete of the Year by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission.
Pre-nursing student Laklynn Fulenchek talks about why she made the decision to start a new chapter of her life living in an RV.
After serving on Newman University’s National Alumni Board of Directors since 2016, including as vice president, Cindy Miles was recently named president of the board.
Newman University medical students and graduates put their “degree of difference” to work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Newman alumnus and former wrestler, Dalton Weidl, recently started his new role as head women’s wrestling coach at Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas.
Newman University data analytics students are making their mark on one of the world’s leading multi-industry companies, Textron Aviation.
In May 2020, Newman students, alumni, faculty and staff started a collaborative short story project on Campus Ministry’s online forum, The Virtual Red Couch. The short story was written by nine individuals, each assigned his or her own chapter, and can now be read in a hardcover book format titled, “Into the Inkwell.”
Students Kirsten Adolph and Clare Morgan, both 2021 graduates, were volunteered by their classmates to lead the student address, which included a lighthearted segment, “How You Know You’re a Newman Nursing Student.”
With more than 25 years of experience in higher education, Bob Beumer, Newman University’s new vice president of institutional advancement, brings a wealth of knowledge to the university.
After being put on hold last year due to the pandemic, this year’s Lab Coat ceremony was held as a limited in-person event that was also live-streamed.
Each year, Newman University selects one male and one female recipient for the prestigious Ablah Awards. This year, however, the awards committee decided on two female recipients and one male recipient, all three of whom were announced at the spring commencement ceremony held on Friday, May 7.
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