Author: Daniel Murphy

Andrew Regoli at his premier of Tuition Hike
Alumnus premieres feature film at Newman

After six years in the making, Newman alumnus Andrew Regoli ’17 premiered his first feature film, “Tuition Hike,” July 14 in the De Mattias Performance Hall at Newman University. Living in a small apartment, two ...

Spring 2018 Newman University Magazine
Spring 2018 Newman University Magazine now available online

While the Spring 2018 edition of the Newman University Magazine continues to hit mailboxes this week, articles featured in the issue are now available online at https://mag.newmanu.edu. The theme of the Spring 2018 edition is ...

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Travis Prinzi – Harry Potter Literary Festival Speaker

Newman University Literary Festival — Travis Prinzi “Saving Dumbledore: Moral Imagination and Forgiveness in Harry Potter’s Death” Travis Prinzi is an author and speaker on the intersection of fantasy and politics, myth and culture in ...

Archie Macias – Cardinal Newman Medal Recipient – 2018

The Cardinal Newman Medal is considered the university’s highest honor. The 2018 awardee is alumnus and long-time friend, Archie Macias. ...

Social Worker Master Graduates
Social Work Salary with Masters on the Rise

Now is a great time to get a Master’s in Social Work (MSW) because the salary of social workers with an MSW is on the rise. In addition, a master’s degree makes you a stronger ...

Best Online MBA Program
Best online MBA Program – No GMAT Required

Want to get your MBA but put off by other schools’ GMAT testing requirement? We believe your potential in our online MBA program can’t be communicated with one score. Because of this, the Graduate Management ...

How to become a registered nurse
How to become a registered nurse

Becoming a registered nurse (RN) is a rewarding career path if you are interested in helping others. High earnings, job security and opportunities for advancement also make a nursing career desirable. This guide outlines the ...

Mag Design 2017
Reading the online NU Magazine is kind of like time travel

The Spring 2017 Newman University Magazine covers several topics in regard to the university’s recent rebranding. To the University Relations Department, it seemed like an appropriate time to coordinate a redesign of the online version of ...

Winners announced: Spring Break photo contest

Before the Spring Break, Newman University announced a photo contest to encourage students to get away from school and work craziness by sharing what they did during the break, using the hashtag #NUJetLife. All the photos were awesome, ...

ASC Vocations calls ‘Collect the Deck’ game a success

Freshman Regan Casey came out as the winner of the ASC Collect the Deck game. Casey collected 33 unique cards out of a 52 card deck. ASC Vocations Director Lori Benge presented Casey with a ...

Joyful-Jets
Joyful Jet Day prepares for takeoff

On Monday April 3, Newman Jets are cleared for takeoff for the 2017 Joyful Jet Day. Joyful Jet Day celebrates donors — alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends of the university — who generously give to Newman University, making ...

Job Fair
Top five reasons to attend the spring Career Fair

Dust off your best business attire and sharpen your resume with a razor blade. It’s time to prepare for the first chapter of your professional career. Newman University will host its annual Career Fair on ...

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Video: Bishop Gerber Science Center time-lapse update

Watch the construction unfold of the Bishop Gerber Science Center from a compilation of still photos from August 2016 through March 2017. ...

Spring Break photo contest

Planning on taking a road trip with friends over Spring Break? Heading to the lake? Catching some sun from the back patio? Newman University wants to know what you are doing over the break by hosting ...

Heimerman time capsule contents revealed!

On Thursday, Jan. 5, construction workers began to remove the dedication plaque from the Heimerman Science Center, which will be replaced by the Bishop Gerber Science Center. A cylindrical object appeared behind the plaque and was believed ...

Bright futures lie ahead for communication majors

A Jan. 2017 national survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) projects significant increases in starting salaries for 2017 social sciences and communication graduates. NACE predicts that employers will now pay a national average of $51,925 ...

Daniel and Matthew Green - KAKE News
KAKE News covers story: Newman Jet Basketball brothers reunite

Updated – 3:28 p.m. (CST) Two Newman University basketball players were featured in a live video broadcast on KAKE News on Thursday, Jan. 12. Here is a summary from that broadcast:  Brothers Daniel (senior) and Matthew (freshman) Green ...

Topping Off Ceremony
Newman University celebrates successful Facing Forward campaign with ‘Topping-Off’ ceremony

A large crowd consisting of the Newman University community along with local news media gathered inside Eck Hall Jan. 9, 2017 as Vice President for University Advancement J.V. Johnston took the stage. Johnston announced to the ...

Heimerman Time Capsule
Mysterious cylinder discovered in Heimerman Science Center

A construction crew began removing a dedication plaque from the exterior wall of the Heimerman Science Center on Thursday, Jan. 5. As they chiseled around the perimeter of the stone, a cylindrical object appeared behind the plaque. It ...

From the darkest corners of Sacred Heart: Administrative Computing

Just about every movie that depicts an IT department seems to follow the same stereotype: basement dwellers, clusters of CAT-5 cable strewn out like spaghetti, and dark creaky hallways. In the case of Newman University Academic Computing, ...

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Lauren Fontarum joins Catholic Diocese in trip to Holy Land

Newman University Director of Student Activities Lauren Fontarum returned from a weeklong pilgrimage to the Holy Land on Dec. 8. She was one of more than 100 people from the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, including Bishop Carl ...

Sloppy Joes perform at Breakfast and Bingo event
Sloppy Joes for Breakfast … and Bingo

The Newman University community gathered on the evening of Dec. 4 for a Sloppy Joes breakfast. While many might argue that Sloppy Joes in the evening is not a breakfast, traditional breakfast items were served, ...

Ice and Fire Basketball
Women’s Basketball – fire and ice in Alaska

The Newman University Women’s Basketball team is still thawing out from a bitter cold Thanksgiving. While the rest of us enjoyed a relatively warm weather during the holiday, the Lady Jets battled -13 degree weather in ...

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Game aims to strengthen student relationships with ASC

After attending a workshop at Holy Cross College in South Indiana, Newman University history major Diana Stanley worked alongside Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) Vocations Director Lori Benge and ASC Communication Assistant Miranda Caulkins ...

Rain, weather could not hold back the 2016 Jet Open

The 32nd Laurie Bell Memorial Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament and Silent Auction took place on Sunday and Monday, Aug. 7, 8, respectively. Sunday night’s Kickoff Party and auction were as successful as ever. Big prizes ...

Jet Days 2016 welcomes Newman students

The hot summer temperature outside easily allows many of us to forget that another year of Jet Life is just around the corner. For others, the first day of college is a magical experience. Moving ...

There’s something for everyone in 2016 fall events

Summer may be almost over but the fun is just beginning. The fall semester is jam packed with many exciting events. From large musical and theatre productions, to academic lectures, to NCAA athletic games, there is ...

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2016 Jet Open to raise money for athletics scholarships

Newman University will host the 32nd Annual Laurie Bell Memorial Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament Aug. 7 and 8. The golf tournament is designed to raise funds for the Athletic Department, and gives Newman supporters ...

Anthony Hamersky
Anthony Hamersky to travel Poland in search of ancestry and to embrace culture

Newman University sophomore Anthony Hamersky is bound for Poland on July 19, 2016. Hamersky, along with a group from the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, will attend the 2016 World Youth Day festivities in Kraków, Poland, which ...

Students to attend Game Development Conference in Michigan

Newman University Associate Professor of History Kelly McFall, Ph.D. is packing his bags for a trip to Michigan along with student Annie Dang and alumna Emily Simon ’16 … to play games. The group will ...

Nathan Siple - Ministry through Music
Senior Nathan Siple on ministry, music and dental school

Ministry through service Student Nathan Siple will enter his senior year at Newman University in the Fall of 2016. As part of his ministry, he has performed in concerts for various events around campus including ...

Newman DNA Mural
Heimerman Science Center – Newman is in its DNA

Students of Newman University have voiced that the Heimerman Science Center is in great need of a replacement. On Friday, June 10, 2016, those voices were answered with the historic groundbreaking of the new Bishop Gerber Science Center, a ...

Eck Hall Renovation
Eck Hall renovation begins

The sound of electric saws and jackhammers are difficult to ignore throughout the offices of Eck Hall where administrators and faculty continue to work while renovation construction begins. Administrative Assistant of Nursing and Allied Health Tina Ast describes ...

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Ahh … the memories: Graduates reflect on good times at Newman

Newman University caught up with graduates after the Undergraduate Commencement ceremony May 14 to talk about their favorite memories. Here’s what they had to say: Anna Nicole Aniel I’m going to cherish a lot of ...

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All-Alumni Reunion attendees to witness ground breaking of BGSC building

During the weekend of June 10-12, alumni and the Newman University community are invited to the All-Alumni Reunion, a weekend filled with special events including what will be a monumental time in the history of ...

Silent Auction
Silent Auction helps provide shelter for displaced youth

On Friday, April 15 the Newman University Staff Assembly hosted the 2016 Silent Auction. The auction was held in connection with the Shut Out Human Trafficking Week events, and a portion of the proceeds are given to ...

Daniella Buedden
‘Joyful Jets’ attend Scholarship Luncheon

Close to 120 donors, guests and students came together in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman University campus Monday, April 18 for the 2016 Scholarship Luncheon. The annual event is designed to give scholarship ...

Ike Ndolo and Band
Ike Ndolo rocks the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center

Most people who attended the March 16 concert had never heard of the name Ike Ndolo before he and his band took the stage in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center at Newman University. The four-man Christian folk/blues group from ...

ICT ArtDOG
ArtDoG revisits Newman University

Once again Newman University is participating in Wichita’s Art Day of Giving (ICT ArtDoG) on the Final Friday of this month, April 29. Wichita ArtDOG is a 24-hour online fundraising event created to rally community ...

Video: Bo Bonner talks about the Pope, the Earth, and Oklahoma rednecks

Former Newman University faculty and karaoke divo Bo Bonner returns to discuss the Pope’s Laudato Si in this edition of the Lead Series themed “Care for the Earth” and titled “Pope Francis’s Laudato Si and ...