Author: Daniel Murphy

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 ...

2016 Spring Newman University Magazine
Spring 2016 Newman University Magazine published

The Spring 2016 issue of the Newman University Magazine has hit doorsteps of homes across the country. The online edition is also available at mag.newmanu.edu. Below are a few of the Feature Articles from this ...

Allyson Glenn: The Human Animal
Last Final Friday exhibit of the season features Allyson Glenn and ‘Human Animal’

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Human Animal” by Allyson Glenn, MFA, as the eighth and final show of its 2015-2016 season. The exhibition of colorful abstract expressionism, which begins with a Final Friday reception from ...

Joyful Jet Day
Joyful Jet / Tuition Stop Day – April 18

On Monday, April 18 pedestrians on campus may spot signs that read “TUITION STOP DAY” – also known as “Joyful Jet Day.” Joyful Jet Day celebrates donors—alumni, parents, friends, faculty, staff, and students – who generously give to Newman University, ...

Jody Werner
Retired OTA professor J.K. Werner retakes the wheel

On Wednesday, Apr. 6, J.K. “Jody” Werner, MA, OTR, a retired Newman University OTA professor, made a quick stop at the Wichita Newman University location to act as a guest lecturer for a pediatric class ...

Chris Fox
Professor relates philosophy with heavy metal

Newman University Associate Professor of Philosophy Chris Fox, Ph.D. can easily be spotted on campus with his signature style: loud shirts, curly long hair, and trendy glasses. Students and friends of Chris would tell you that his ...

Theatre Masks
One-Act Play Festival – Students direct theatre productions

The Newman University Directing II theatre class will host the 2016 Act-One Play Festival “MultiPlaycity II.” The plays will be presented at 7 p.m on April 7 and 8 in the Jabara Flexible Theatre, inside ...

First visible progress for the Bishop Gerber Science Center

Students on the Newman University campus walked around a detour marked with yellow caution tape as a landscape crew removed trees between the Heimerman Science Center and Eck Hall on Wednesday, March 30. The tree ...

Career Fair – Apr. 5

Newman University and Friends University will again join forces for this year’s spring Career Fair on Highway 54. The event will take place from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. on Apr. 5, at the Casado Campus Center ...

Jerry Holt
“Sports and Literature” – 17th annual Lit Fest

Get ready for this year’s Literary Festival themed “Sports and Literature,” featuring special keynote speaker Jerry Holt. Lit Fest kicks off on Thursday, March 31 and runs through Saturday, April 2. Jerry Holt Jerry Holt is a ...

Charles Mommaerts
Brussels attack – alumnus reports on location

Charles Mommaerts, a Newman University alumnus, spoke with Wichita’s news station KWCH about the attack in Brussels. Mommaerts is a recent graduate of Newman University and played on the Newman tennis team. Read the article by KWCH ...

Fr. Fog Talk About Easter
Fr. Fog: The equinox and Easter

Here’s to a wonderful Easter Break to Newman students, faculty, staff, friends and alumni … an Easter message from Fr. John Fogliasso. Have a blessed Easter. ...

Casino Nights
360Five // Casino Nights and Easter

Happy Early-Easter Newman360Five fans! In this installment of our ongoing web series, check a little recap out of CAB’s “Casino Night” event – and learn how to not miss anymore upcoming events from CAB. Then ...

high tea
Fancy hats and lifted pinky fingers displayed at High Tea

Students, staff and faculty gathered in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on Tuesday, Feb. 23, to celebrate a  long-standing and well-known tradition at Newman University – “High Tea.” “This is one of my favorite events at Newman University,” said ...

Feb. 27 Cardinal Newman Banquet honors special Newman alums

Many of the students that once walked the halls of Newman University have made positive transformations in local and global societies. They understand Newman University’s mission and they continue to support the mission in their ...

Read all about it! Newman News website gets a facelift

Unless this is your first time on the Newman University News website, you might have guessed things are a bit different around here. On Friday, Jan. 15 Newman not only released a revamped design, but ...

Get Ready: Heritage Month 2016

Feb. 4, 2016, marks the first day of many events scheduled through March 3 to celebrate the heritage of our founders the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, our namesake John Henry Cardinal Newman, and our ...

Fall Newman University Magazine is here

The Fall 2015 issue of the Newman University Magazine has hit doorsteps of homes across the country. The online edition is also available at mag.newmanu.edu. Below are a few of the Feature Articles from this ...

NU counselors attend National Catholic Youth Conference

Two Newman University admission counselors, Georgia Drewes ’10, ’13 and Peter Paul Abella ’13, attended the 2015 National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) in Indianapolis, Ind. The NCYC is a powerful, biennial, three-day experience of prayer, ...

Icer Vaughan
Icer Vaughan receives CIO award from WBJ

Newman University Chief Information Officer Icer Vaughan was among those who received a Wichita Business Journal 2015 CIO Award on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at the Hyatt Regency in Wichita. Vaughan was among 17 other Information Technology ...

Paris attacks: French native and NU alum asks ‘Why?’

Newman University alumnus Robin Allard ’14 was just one hour away from being another victim of the recent Paris terrorist attacks. The first location of the Paris attacks occurred at the Stade de France at ...

Bernadine Wessel, ASC speaks about immigrant women in South Korea

Bernadine Wessel, ASC spoke on the subject of Immigrant Women in South Korea during the Nov. 4 Mission Talk at Newman University. Immigrant women become wives to Korean men for a number of reasons. Some ...

American Flag
Newman University celebrates Veteran’s Day with a special Mass

Newman will be holding it’s second annual Veteran’s Day Mass at 12:05 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11 in the St. John’s Chapel on campus. The mass will be held to honor all the men and ...

Winter will be a little less cold thanks to T&T students

Winter is a wonderful time of year for many of us. Playing in the snow, warming up next to a fire, and visiting friends and family are all things that create fond memories of wintertime ...

Newman University staff and faculty get down with Low Tea

Every year, Newman University hosts a High Tea event in the Spring. At this event you can expect to see finely dressed attendees, formal table settings, and gourmet deserts. At Low Tea, you will find ...

Newman 360Five
Three Spooky Five – What creeps in Sacred Heart attic?

Newman University is full of ghost stories and you probably have your own to tell – but it is not likely to top this next story on the new 360FIVE webisode. 360FIVE correspondents Kati Bush ...

Fall Instrumental Concert

Newman University’s Music Department is holding a Fall Classics Concert on Sunday, Nov. 8 at the DeMattias Perfomance Hall. The Fall Classics Concert is an instrumental arrangement including band instruments, stringed instruments, and piano. The ...

High school students to tune in for Newman Preview Day

The Admissions department will host a Newman Preview Day event on Saturday, Nov. 7. Preview Day is open to high school juniors or seniors looking to explore Newman as a college option. Attendees will take a ...

Newman University catches Hay Fever

The Newman University community caught a fever over the weekend. The only cure – more hay. Newman University Theatre presented Hay Fever – a play written by Noel Coward from Oct. 8-11. All performances were ...

John Shuchart
John Shuchart jokes about mental health

John Shuchart found a way to overcome his mental health disorder – by laughing at it. Shuchart spoke to a crowd of 100 at the Newman University DeMattias Fine Arts Center on Oct. 4 to ...

Newman University hosts Health Professions Day

Newman University is recognized around the state of Kansas and across the nation for producing highly qualified graduates from its nursing and allied health programs. Prospective students interested in entering the medical field will have a hands-on opportunity ...

Jets volleyball turns up the heat with 10 straight wins

On Monday, Sept. 28, the Newman University Jets Volleyball Team defeated Bethel College in a 3-1 victory, bringing the number of straight wins to 10. Jets Volleyball is now ranked second in the Heartland Conference, ...

Party on the Plaza
Party on the Plaza sets fundraising record

The Newman University Party on the Plaza scholarship fundraising event has always been successful in the past. Despite a slightly lower number of attendees for the 2015 Party on the Plaza, donors helped set a ...

Pope Francis signed photo to be auctioned at Party on the Plaza

While there are many great live and silent auction items at this year’s Party on the Plaza scholarship fundraiser event, one auction item in particular deserves special attention. Newman University will auction an autographed photo ...

Winning! Newman volleyball team looks to build on six-game streak

The Newman University volleyball team, under first-year coach Destiny Clark, finally gets to spend some time at home. The Jets begin a six-game home stand as they play host to St. Edward’s at 7 p.m. Thursday, ...

Live auction items at Party on the Plaza

The Newman University Party on the Plaza scholarship fundraiser is just a little over a week away – Saturday, Sept. 26. One of the highlights of the evening is the live auction. Every year this ...

For the Love of Beer – Party on the Plaza

The Newman University Party on the Plaza scholarship fundraiser is coming up soon – Saturday, Sept. 26. The event features a silent and live auction, authentic German food, music, and of course – beer. What ...