Interdisciplinary studies student Sophia Cline recently interned for Birch Performance, a personal training business led by Roy Birch.
Geoff Louvar receives award for admissions work
Admissions Digital Marketing Manager Geoff Louvar was recently recognized as a “Rising Star” at a conference in Kansas City, MO.
Newman Music Department brings song and dance to the stage in ‘It’s Time to Play …’
The Newman University Music Department presents “It’s Time to Play” 7:30 pm April 21-23 in the DeMattias Performance Hall.
Students band together at NSEP to create a solution for climate change
As part of the ongoing Newman STEM Exploration Program (NSEP), students are proposing possible solutions for the issue of climate change.
Jazzy Jets come together to make Newman’s campus loud
For the past several months, Newman’s newly formed jazz band — the Jazzy Jets — has been getting together and making some noise.
All are invited to MCLO’s 5th annual Cultural Extravaganza
MCLO will host its 5th annual Cultural Extravaganza 1 to 4 pm Saturday, March 26 outdoors on Founder’s Plaza at Newman University.
Professor Larry Straub publishes book ‘The 6ixth Evolution’
Newman professor Larry Straub, DBA, recently published his book, “The 6ixth Evolution: Managing Lives and Careers Through Convulsive Times.”
Newman Theater Department presents ‘Mary, Queen of Scots’ March 3-6
The Newman Theater Department will bring “Mary, Queen of Scots” to life on stage March 3-6 in the De Mattias Performance Hall.
Nursing student Priscilla Bianchini realizes her call to health care
After changing career paths, Priscilla Bianchini, an international nursing student from Brazil, is following her passion for helping others.
Parker Tippin combines love of math, bowling in cooperative education opportunity
Senior Parker Tippin played off both his love of mathematics and bowling during a cooperative education opportunity last semester.
Steckline Gallery presents Matthew Hilyard’s ‘Ugly Pretty’ for First Friday
ArtisMatthew Hilyard will present his exhibition, “Ugly Pretty,” 5 to 8 pm Feb 4 for First Friday in the Steckline Gallery.
Spiritual Companions program is hit with Newman baseball team
With the first semester of the Spiritual Companions project coming to a close, the men’s baseball team expresses its thanks.
Steckline Gallery presents ‘The Mourning of New Maps’ for First Friday Dec. 3
Artist Micala Gingrich-Gaylord’s exhibit, “The Mourning of New Maps,” will be featured for First Friday from 5 to 8 pm December 3.
Food & fellowship: a student’s thoughts on the ASC Spaghetti Supper
Matthew Clark, a senior English and theater major, recounts his experience at a Spaghetti Supper event with the ASC sisters at Newman.
Newman Music Department to present Christmas Concert Dec. 5
The Chorale and Troubadours will raise their voices with joyful noise for a Christmas Concert 3 pm December 5 in the De Mattias Performance Hall.
Student Daniel Knolla earns early admission to medical school
Daniel Knolla — a senior biochemistry major and member of the Sloppy Joes — was recently accepted into the University of Kansas School of Medicine (KU).
Steckline Gallery to host ‘Natural Anomalies’ for First Friday
Steckline Gallery present “Natural Anomalies,” a group exhibition by Black Rainbow for First Friday on November 5.
John Vogt celebrates 35 years with Newman
John Vogt, associate professor and chair of the Division of Science and Mathematics, recently celebrated his 35th year with Newman.
Lessons from art with professor Shannon Johnston
Whether she’s presenting at a high school, teaching her students or simply speaking with a colleague, Assistant Art Professor and Director of Steckline Gallery Shannon Johnston makes it clear that art itself is a phenomenal mentor.
Chemistry club to host National Nanometer Day events Oct. 13
The Newman Chemistry Club will celebrate National Nanometer Day from 11 am to 1 pm on October 13 outside of the Bishop Gerber Science Center.
Student Trish Lam finds joy in archery
Armed with her bow and arrow, senior pre-med student Trish Lam developed a recent love for the art of archery.
Talia Powers: the power of music
In her time at Newman, junior Talia Powers has made impressive strides toward her future medical career and musical opportunities.
First-year student Abigail Thornton named Admissions’ ‘FlyGal’
Admissions hired “FlyGal” Abigail Thornton to create videos to help guide first-year and prospective students through their college journeys.
Karen Noel drew first illustration of new grasshopper species
Karen Noel — the admin assistant for the Newman School of Social Work — drew the first illustration of a new grasshopper species in Ecuador.
Steckline Gallery to present ‘What’s NU: A Faculty Exhibit’ for First Friday
Newman University has prepared an exciting display for September’s First Friday in the Steckline Gallery, “What’s NU: A Faculty Exhibit.”
Dana Beitey goes from writing stories about alumni to keeping them connected
On March 1st, Dana Beitey officially moved from the position of Content Marketing Coordinator to Director of Alumni Relations. She is looking forward to helping current and future alumni stay connected with their alma mater.
Sr. Therese Wetta, ASC, takes on the position of Director of Mission Effectiveness
The heavy loss of Sr. Charlotte Rohrbach left a hole in the heart of the university, one that cannot be filled but must be healed by the labor and efforts… Continue reading Sr. Therese Wetta, ASC, takes on the position of Director of Mission Effectiveness
“Live in Living Color” sees the Newman stage April 22-24
“Live in Living Color” will have three evening
Spontaneous artists, theater lovers return to Jabara for 10th annual 24-Hour Theatre Project
Some of the artists who participated in Newman’s 10th Annual 24-Hour Theatre Project reflect on their products as well as the process as a whole.
Newman celebrates Sister Charlotte Rohrbach’s life
To honor Sr. Charlotte, Newman will be holding a celebration of her life on April 18th at 2:00 p.m. in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center.
Division of Student Life starts dialogue with ‘One Small Step’
Joseph Shepard and others from the Division of Student Life are working with an initiative called One Small Step to encourage students and everyone on campus to acknowledge our collective humanity in spite of differences.
Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple meets with Newman’s Asian Student Association
In response to the recent acts of prejudice against and the rampant misconceptions of the Asian American community, and the Asian community as a whole, Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple met… Continue reading Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple meets with Newman’s Asian Student Association
The story behind ‘The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami’
While many may know her as a professor of English, Marguerite Regan, Ph.D., is also an observant storyteller and published author of the 2010 collaboratively composed novel, “The Journey Home:… Continue reading The story behind ‘The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami’
Newman University Theatre presents Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’
“Why this is very midsummer madness,” exclaims Oliva in act three, scene four of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” Though this quote comes from one of the Bard’s other plays, there couldn’t… Continue reading Newman University Theatre presents Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’
Celebrating the Lunar New Year with student-led clubs
ASA and MCLO collaborate to help the student body celebrate the Lunar New Year by planning games, putting up a lucky money tree, and having food and other forms of entertainment.
SGA continues work started in fall semester, plans for spring
As the spring semester begins, Student Body President Gabrielle Alténor and Vice President Mac Foley reflect on the progress SGA made last semester, as well as some goals they have for this one.
Scholars Day held via Zoom as students complete their fall semester
Since classes have moved online until the spring semester, this semester’s Scholars Day was carried out through virtual means.
Newman classroom shows value of service via care package project
Dr. Max Frazier’s Traditions & Transitions class planned a care package project to assist the families staying at a Ronald McDonald house.
Students enjoy another successful Lip Sync Battle
As a getaway from the chaos of midterms, the 2020 Annual Lip Sync Battle consisted of four performances and a grand prize of $1000.
Four Jets from cross country team qualify for nationals
Two athletes from the Women’s Cross Country team and two from the Men’s qualified for the Lubbock Christian National Invite.