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Teresa Wilkerson Business Booster Series
Teresa Wilkerson kicks off WSU Business Booster Event

On Oct. 7, Teresa Wilkerson, assistant dean of adult and transfer studies at Newman University, kicked off the WSU Center for Entrepreneurship Business Booster Series. This series was created specifically for the self-made business owner, ...

Spring Fling coming April 16

The Newman University Campus Activities Board (CAB) is hosting their annual Spring Fling. The event takes place from 3 to 6 p.m., Saturday, April 16 on Founder’s Plaza on the Newman University campus. The Spring Fling includes ...

Newman happily haunted with Halloweek events

In the past, the Campus Activities Board has hosted events like the Boo Bash Halloween dance, as a way to cap off the week leading up to Halloween. This year, with the help of Campus ...

Newman 360Five
360Five double uploads this week!

Wunderbar! It’s Fevertastic! Newman360Five is back this week with two episodes! Yesterday we released a video explaining contest details for 360Five’s subscription contest. If you interact with the 360Five YouTube Channel (like, comment, or subscribe) ...

Newman Residence Life Office moves to Merlini Hall

For the past few years, Residence Life has housed itself with the rest of the Student Life offices in the Dugan Library. However, over the summer, the program’s leaders decided that it would be beneficial ...

Newman alumna Susan Pool recognized by Wichita Business Journal

Newman alumna Susan Pool was named as one of the 20 honorees in the Wichita Business Journal’s class of 2015 Women in Business on July 21. The Business Journal highlights 20 women in the Wichita community ...

Newman graduate makes headlines

Newman graduate and 2014 Kansas Collegiate Media Journalist of the Year Matt Riedl is definitely living up to his title. On July 19, Riedl wrote a story that was given the Sunday centerpiece spot at ...

Newman University president featured on radio

Newman University President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. was at Entercom Thursday, July 30 to talk about the many things Newman has to offer on the ISSUES 2015 Show with Steve McIntosh. The show will air on ...

Newman Counseling Program hosted Dr. Ronald Federici

The Counseling Program at Newman University hosted clinician, researcher and author Dr. Ronald Federici for a two-day training conference June 28-29 for the treatment of children diagnosed with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD). More than 50 area ...

Theology professor speaks on St. Augustine at ‘Theology on Tap’

Newman University Associate Professor of Theology Joshua Papsdorf, Ph.D. recently spoke at a monthly event organized and sponsored by the Wichita Diocese called “Theology on Tap.” Papsdorf said he spoke July 14 about St. Augustine’s ...

Newman student curates museum exhibit

Many college students experience some sort of internship. However, not all students get the opportunity to curate their own museum exhibit. Senior Emily Simon became the first Newman student to receive this opportunity at the Museum ...

Newman campus closes for Independence Day

Newman University will be closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe holiday and celebrate with help from the Newman University Chorale. Happy 4th! ...

Young students learn about basketball, life at Mark Potter Day Camp

On Monday June 15, 2015, Newman Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mark Potter held the first day of his annual Mark Potter Day Camp. Children from Wichita and surrounding areas came to Fugate Gymnasium at Newman University ...

Blog gives ‘A Closer Look’ into Newman student life

Newman University is excited to announce its new blog on Tumblr. “A Closer Look” is a media-driven student life blog designed to give students an idea of what it’s like to be a Newman student ...

Bowman chosen to participate in leadership academy

Newman University Associate Director of Admissions, Quinn Bowman, has been selected to participate in the 2015-16 Midwestern cohort of the College Board’s Enrollment Leadership Academy (ELA). Bowman was nominated for the selective program by Director ...

Newman University Theatre Department sees first graduate

On May 16, Newman University awarded degrees to more than 400 candidates for bachelors, associates and masters degrees – including its first four-year bachelor of arts in theatre graduate, Rusty Carbaugh. “I am extremely proud ...

Newman University students to present at third annual Scholar’s Day

On May 8 Newman juniors and seniors will perform presentations at the annual Scholar’s Day event on the university campus. The event will feature original research, projects and papers by each student. Scholar’s Day will take place ...

Newman students craft bracelets, raise money for earthquake victims in Nepal

When disaster strikes a faraway place, many immediately look for some way to help. Some may donate to a service organization committed to helping, while others may try to raise public awareness. Two Newman students ...

Honors Program graduating students honored

On Tuesday, April 28, five students were honored at a small reception held by Associate Professor of History and Director of the Honors Program Kelly McFall, Ph.D. The five students will be graduating this May and have ...

Newman students to study and serve in Guatemala, El Salvador

Assistant Professor of Spanish Sonja Bontrager will again guide a group of Newman University students through Guatemala this summer to study the local culture and serve disenfranchised members of the communities. This year, students will also visit ...

Graduating seniors showcase art in ‘Idiosyncrasy’ at Newman University

The artwork of graduating seniors Austin Solis, Gloria Esparza and Lisa Pleskan has been on display in the DeMattias Hallway since their senior show, “Idiosyncrasy,” debuted April 24. The students express their varying views and perspectives through paintings, graphic design, photography, ...

Newman Psychology students excel at conference

This year Newman University had five students take their psychology research projects to the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) conference. This was the first time Newman had research presented at this conference. ...

Newman students to travel, study through Europe

Every other year, Associate Professor of History Kelly McFall, PhD. makes use of railcars, subway systems, and other forms of public transportation to guide a group of Newman students through Europe. The trip provides an ...

Final Friday April 24 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Two-Headed Beast’ with paintings, digital prints, other media

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Two-Headed Beast” by Dustin Parker and Greg Turner as the eighth and final show of its 2014-2015 season. The exhibit will begin with a Final Friday reception from ...

Newman University presents “Fair Departure” April 16-19

Newman University will present student C.L. Smet’s nationally recognized, award-winning play “Fair Departure” for four evening performances. The show will be performed at 8 p.m. on April 16, 17, and 18, and at  7 p.m. ...

100% of Newman OTA students pass examination yet again

For the second year in a row, 100 percent of Newman Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) students passed the Certification Examination for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy ...

April 13 marks Tuition Stop Day at Newman

Monday, April 13 marks the official Tuition Stop Day at Newman University – the day when tuition paid by students stops covering the cost of their education, and the remainder of the financial quarter is ...

Newman professor to attend NEH Summer Institute

Assistant Professor of English Susan Crane-Laracuente, Ph.D., has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to attend a  three-week NEH Summer Institute entitled “What is Gained in Translation: Learning How to Read Translated Texts.” The institute ...

Newman University presents 16th Annual Literary Festival April 9-11

Newman University will present the 16th Annual Literary Festival April 9, 10, and 11 at various locations on the University campus. The theme for this year’s event is “Science and Literature.” The special guest speaker ...

2015 Career Fair: A huge success

On Tuesday, March 31, Newman University in partnership with Friends University held the “Career Fair on Highway 54.” The fair was a big success, with 66 companies and organizations set up in The Dugan-Gorges Conference ...

Classes cancelled for Good Friday April 3

On Friday, April 3 the Newman University campus will be closed in recognition of Good Friday. Offices will reopen on Monday, April 6 but no classes will be held until 6 p.m. ...

Newman University and Friends University to host 2015 Career Fair March 31

Newman University and Friends University will be hosting the Spring 2015 Career Fair on Highway 54. The event will take place from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on March 31, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman ...

Newman graduate named ‘Teacher of the Year’

Marlene Clayton, lead teacher at St. Joseph Catholic School in Ellinwood, Kan., and Newman University graduate, has been named “Teacher of the Year” for the Diocese of Dodge City. Clayton received the award at the ...

The curtain falls on ‘Hamlet’

Six weeks and five performances later “Hamlet” is finally laid to rest. Newman University Director of Theater Mark Mannette spent the last six weeks directing students in the Shakespeare play “Hamlet.” After all five performances ...

Newman Fund Spring Phonathon raises nearly $10,000 for student scholarships

To date, the Newman Fund Spring Phonathon has raised close to $10,000 to support student scholarships. The Phonathon, which began Feb. 22 and wrapped up on March 5, raised more than $9,500 in the 12 days it ran. ...

Looking back at Newman’s first Heritage Month

Newman University’s first Heritage Month came to a close the evening of March 4, with Mass and a Christian concert by Luke Spehar. Heritage Month is the month-long series of events that celebrated Blessed John ...

Midterms are coming; effective tips for better studying

With midterms around the corner, Bo Bonner, director of Newman University’s Academic Resource Center, has compiled a few key tricks and tips to make studying for midterm exams less painful, and more productive. “I’m going ...

HealthPulse Lecture: Jeanie Harris on “Children with ADHD: The Battle within the Mind” on March 10

Jeanie Harris, APRN, MSN, PNP-C, will present the March 10 HealthPulse Lecture. The lecture is open to the public and will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 10, on the Newman University ...

Newman “Jets Through Time” during Homecoming Week

The Newman University Campus Activities Board (CAB) hosts the university’s annual Homecoming Week. This year’s homecoming theme is “Jet Through Time,” which highlights a decade of the past during each day of Homecoming Week. ...

Newman University to celebrate Cardinal Newman Week with High Tea on Feb. 17

Newman University will host High Tea on Feb. 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. on the Newman University Campus, 3100 W. McCormick, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. A second High Tea for evening classes will be ...