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Campus Ministry at Trunk or Treat
Newman University gets spooky for Trunk or Treat

Newman University is getting spooky with this year’s Trunk or Treat. Grab your costume and pumpkin basket and monster mash your way to a night filled with tricks and treats. Trunk or Treat will take place ...

Laura Shine
University of Kansas School of Medicine welcomes another Newman grad

Laura Shine, biology pre-med major, has been accepted into the early admit program at the University of Kansas (KU) School of Medicine. She said she’s looking forward to her spring 2018 graduation after many long days ...

Mystery Dinner presents Death By Chocolate
Newman presents ‘Death by Chocolate’ murder mystery dinner

The Newman University theater department presents the farce, mystery thriller “Death by Chocolate” by Paul Freed, accompanied by a luxurious four-course dinner served by Great Western Dining Oct. 11-13 in the Jabara Flexible Theatre. “Death ...

Tasty Tuesdays: celebrating food and fellowship

Fellowship and good food are some key ingredients to a happy life — and both just happen to be on the menu for “Tasty Tuesday” at Newman University. Tasty Tuesday is a monthly event held ...

Marilyn Nguyen
The history of Newman University’s mascot

From different names to a changing campus landscape, Newman University has had many changes in its history — including that of the university mascot. Before Johnny Jet, Newman University’s mascot was the Jet Bird beginning ...

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Dr. Cheryl Golden to study in Greece

Cheryl Golden, Ph.D., Newman University professor of history and director of international studies, has been selected as one of 20 faculty members in the U.S. who will travel to Greece to participate in the Council ...

Commencement
Newman prepares for baccalaureate and commencement

The academic year is drawing to a close as graduating students begin studying for finals and preparing themselves to transform society. Senior Jets will be celebrating their baccalaureate Mass at 6 p.m. Friday, May 11, at ...

KSDE
Alumnus Curtis Nightingale works to change classrooms for a better future

Alumnus Curtis Nightingale is in his second year as principal at Bennington Junior/Senior High School in Bennington, Kansas, about 15 minutes north of Salina, and his school has been chosen by the Kansas State Department ...

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Changes coming to Newman bookstore fall 2018

Changes are coming for the Newman University Bookstore. Come fall semester 2018, course books will not be physically available on the shelves of the store. Books will continue to be available to purchase from the ...

Litfest
19th annual Literary Festival is a celebration of Harry Potter

Newman University is presenting its 19th Annual Literary Festival (Litfest), this year with a Harry Potter theme. “Magic Happens: A Celebration of Harry Potter,” takes place April 12 and 13, with all Litfest events taking place ...

Delany Hiegert receives prestigious Rice scholarship to Kansas University Law school
Delaney Hiegert receives prestigious Rice Scholarship to KU School of Law

Senior Delaney Hiegert was recently accepted into the University of Kansas School of Law to continue her education and has been granted the highly prestigious Rice Scholarship, which brings Kansas residents with outstanding academic records and ...

Alumna Karen Lemon: Vicar of faith

The Rev. Karen Lemon, an alumna of Newman University, received an unexpected calling from the Holy Spirit 24 years ago. Alone in her home church, All Saints Episcopal Church in Pratt, Kansas, Lemon was discerning the Holy Spirit ...

Catherine Mardon
Newman alumna honored with papal knighthood for intellectual disability advocacy

Catherine (Curry) Mardon, 2007 Newman graduate, advocates for those with mental illnesses and disability, and young adults suffering from fetal alcohol syndrome. Mardon said her time at Newman was positive and “the professors were top ...

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Sloppy Joe Improv — it takes hard work to be this funny

As the old saying goes, “The more you laugh, the longer you live.” Well, thanks to the Newman University Sloppy Joe Improv group, life can be extended by several years. Based on the popular improv ...

education
Max Frazier, Ph.D., celebrates education through two significant events

Interim Director of the School of Education and Associate Professor Max Frazier was invited to two significant events in the month of February — the Jardine Film Festival and the Kansas Exemplary Educators Network (KEEN) conference ...

‘It’s not you, it’s them’ – micro aggression and unconscious bias panel

The Diversity program will host a panel about facing microaggression and unconscious bias on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 5-8 p.m. in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. A microaggression is a statement, action or incident regarded as ...

High-Tea-2018
A day of tradition and tea

High tea is a cherished tradition that has become a part of the year that Newman University staff, student, and faculty look forward to each year. It has been a highlight of Cardinal Newman Week ...

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Heritage Month — history and tradition

Rich history and timeless tradition are important traits of Newman University. The two come together throughout Heritage Month, celebrated each year in February. The celebration honors the university’s namesake, John Henry Cardinal Newman, and its founders, ...

Intramurals
Intramural Sports coming back to life at Newman

Director of Student Activities Morgan Calvert — with the help of student employees Quincy Barnard and Vincent Couto — is working on bringing fun competitions back to the Newman University community through a revamped intramural sports ...

Newman University’s favorite furry friends

“Animals are such agreeable friends — they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.” — George Eliot Every person who owns a pet knows how special they are. The Newman University campus has plenty of ...

Debbie Edens
Staff member travels back in time

Debbie Edens, senior administrative assistant to provost, and her husband, Randy, share a fun and creative hobby as historic reenactors. “My husband has more than 35 years under his belt and I have almost 20,” ...

NSP Program
Focused on “Dying Well” — A Newman Studies Program

Rabindranath Tagore once said, “Let life be as beautiful as summer flowers and death as beautiful as autumn leaves.” Associate Professor of Nursing and Geriatric nurse Amy Siple has a real passion for caring for ...

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Newman University presents Broadway hit ‘Footloose’

Lights, camera and everybody cut footloose. Newman University music and theater department presents Broadway hit “Footloose” at 8 p.m. Nov. 16-18 and 2 p.m. Nov. 19. Newman’s Director of Music Deanne Zogleman will direct the show; ...

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Cool campus gigs

For some students, finding a job with a schedule that is flexible around their study time can be difficult. But Newman University offers plenty of job opportunities that allow students to create their own schedule. ...

NU School of Business
The School of Business gains a new faculty member

The Newman University School of Business recently welcomed new Assistant Professor of Strategic Intelligence Scott McIntosh. Strategic intelligence, according to McIntosh, is “the capability to take a significant amount of information and then to be ...

phone-a-thon
Newman University wraps up fall phone-a-thon

The fall phone-a-thon at Newman University is wrapping up after two weeks of raising money for the Newman Fund. Newman holds a traditional phone-a-thon each semester, during which students have an opportunity to work and earn ...

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Family fun to be had at the Trunk or Treat Carnival

Ghosts, goblins, and jack-o-lanterns — oh, my! Newman University is inviting the public once again to its annual Trunk or Treat Carnival. The event will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, ...

Karen Do
Freshman Karen Do receives Cultural Appreciation Scholarship from Miss Vietnam 2017

Newman University freshman Karen Do was chosen to receive the Cultural Appreciation Scholarship from Wichita’s Miss Vietnam, Amy Vuong. ...

2017 Fall retreat
Campus Ministry Fall Retreat: Drawing closer to God

Campus Ministry will be hosting the annual Fall Service Retreat this weekend at Camp Tawakoni, just outside of Andover. The retreat will begin on Friday, Sept. 29 and will last until Sunday in the afternoon. ...

Know Your Worth
Communications professor Hane to present at women leadership conference

Newman University Professor of Communications Audrey Hane, Ph.D., will present at Know Your Worth — a Kansas Leadership Center conference — on Sept. 29. The purpose of the conference is to create a culture of empowerment ...

Accounting class
Accounting class: And so the adventure begins

Assistant Professor of Accounting Patrick Nance wanted his students to see what the real world of accounting might entail, so he recently took the opportunity to introduce his class to local businesses who could potentially ...

October MBA cohort registration ends soon

Interested in a master’s degree in business but worried that you don’t have the time? The School of Business at Newman University offers a full-time online Master of Business Administration and part-time online MBA program ...

Eck Renovation
Final renovation project of Facing Forward begins

The final renovation project of the Facing Forward campaign is underway. The campaign was designed to raise $24.5 million, which was used to build the now-erected Bishop Gerber Science Center and is now being used for ...

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Swim, Bike, Run — Meet the Triathlon Jets

Swim! Bike! Run! Newman University is excited to welcome 12 new members to its triathlon team. The first team put together in 2016-2017 had four students. Now, incoming freshmen are looking at Newman University to ...

Welcome Back Bash
Join in the fun at the Welcome Back Bash

Newman University is once again welcoming students onto campus for another fun and exciting academic year. The Welcome Back Bash is sponsored by the Campus Activities Board (CAB) and will take place on Sunday, Aug. ...

A Degree of Difference
Newman Annual Fund exceeds fundraising goal

Newman University strives to ensure a high degree of congruence between its mission and that of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC). “Empowering graduates to transform society” is an important part of the ...

Jet Open 2017
Jet Open: auction, prizes, golf and more

Newman University Athletics is preparing for its 33rd Annual Laurie Bell Memorial Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament. “The Jet Open is an annual golf tournament in its 33rd year to raise money for NU athletic scholarships and ...

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Kelly McFall joins Reacting to the Past Consortium Board

Newman University Professor of History and Chair of the Division of Humanities Kelly McFall is now a member of the Reacting to the Past Consortium Board. The board oversees all aspects of Reacting to the ...

summer time
Classes start in one month — make it count

Summer 2017 is coming to an end. That means days on a sandy beach, fire pits accompanied by cold drinks and friends, random nature adventures and road trips are soon going to be moments deposited into ...

Federal Loans
Newman University offers loans that will help students achieve their educational goals

One of the best qualities of Newman University is the upstanding education provided, but having a great education can be expensive no matter what University you attend. For this reason, Newman participates in the Title ...