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Activities set for Homecoming Week, Nov. 16-21

Homecoming Week kicks off with a student chili feed at 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16 in the Alumni Lounge. ...

Athletics Update

The Newman Jets are busy! Read about how they competed last week as well as what to look for this week. ...

NU Mission Talks

Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC, Ph.D., director of Mission Effectiveness/Archives, will present a Mission Talk entitled: “So Did 19th Century Religious Orders Have Mergers?” on Nov. 11 at noon in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center at Newman. ...

Family Weekend kicks off with a block party

Family Weekend, Oct. 23-25, begins with a block party on Friday, from 4:30-7 p.m. next to Wilkens Field on campus. ...

Cindy Hand wins Chevy Aveo5 at the Party on the Ponderosa

During the Party on the Ponderosa, Sept. 26, Cindy Hand won the drawing for a 2009 Chevy Aveo5 from Joe Self Chevrolet – Cadillac, Inc. ...

Newman holds ‘Newman U. at Dodge Brew’ for conversation about higher education in Dodge City and Western Kansas

Newman University officials will visit Dodge City for “Newman U. at Dodge Brew,” 6-8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Hoover Pavilion, in Wright Park. ...

Author Ron Hansen at Newman for Gerber Institute reading Nov. 5

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies will present Ron Hansen reading from his book Exiles at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public. ...

Newman Athletic’s recap and upcoming events

Take a look at a recap of the Jets last week’s games and the upcoming events for next week. ...

Two Newman grads among Wichita Business Journal’s ’40 Under 40′

Two graduates of Newman University were among the Wichita Business Journal‘s “40 Under 40” Class of 2009. ...

Adorers of the Blood of Christ seek “Christmas Angels” for children in Tanzania

The ASC sisters operate the Village of Hope orphanage for children impacted by HIV/AIDs in Tanzania. They also operate a clinic and kindergarten for children of that region. ...

Students and families invited to Family Weekend Oct. 23-25

Newman University invites students and their families to enjoy a variety of activities, interact with other Newman students and family members, meet Newman University employees and learn more about the Newman community at Family Weekend, ...

Five Newman students receive early acceptance to medical school

A full 100 percent of the Newman University students who have applied for early admission to medical school this year were accepted. ...

Newman University Web site redesign survey

NU is in the process of gathering information for a redesign of the NU Web site and is looking for feedback from current and future students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and others in the Newman ...

NU student Denver Shipman receives Congressional award

Newman University junior Denver Shipman was among only 267 college students from across the country this year to receive the Congressional Award Gold Medal, the highest award bestowed by the United States Congress to civilian ...

Recent NU athletics highlights and upcoming games

Last weekend was a successful one for the Jets. The women’s soccer team went 1-1, including a 3-2, come-from-behind win at Texas A&M International Sunday in Laredo, Texas. ...

Party on the Ponderosa Pictures

Check out some photos from the Party on the Ponderosa, which was held to raise funds for Newman student scholarships and was the finale to Newman’s year-long 75th Anniversary celebration. ...

Don’t miss the ‘Party on the Ponderosa’ this Saturday

Now is the last chance to get advance tickets for the “Party on the Ponderosa.” Online ticket sales end at noon on Friday, Sept. 25., although tickets will be available for purchase at the gate. ...

Gloriann Liu photography exhibit opens Friday at Steckline Gallery

An opening reception for “Hidden War of Afghanistan,” an exhibition of works by award-winning photographer Gloriann Liu, will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25 in the Steckline Gallery. ...

Alumni activities scheduled at Newman and Kansas City

Women’s and men’s volleyball alumni will return to campus Friday, Oct. 23 for their annual matches at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m., respectively, in Fugate Gymnasium at Newman University. ...

Newman University utilizes social media tools to reach out to future students

The Admissions Department at Newman uses social media as a tool to help inform high school students about scheduled visits to their region. ...

NU conducts survey for new mascot

Newman University officials are gathering updated feedback from the Newman community regarding an official mascot for the Newman University Jets. ...

NU at the Kansas State Fair 2009

Newman University thanks all who stopped by the NU booth at the 2009 Kansas State Fair, which ended Sept. 20. ...

Last chance to buy ‘Party on the Ponderosa’ tickets

Time is running out to get tickets for the “Party on the Ponderosa.” The event, the finale of Newman University’s 75th Anniversary, will raise funds for Newman student scholarships. It will be from 5-10 p.m. ...

NU thanks all State Fair booth volunteers

Newman University thanks all the volunteers who have been assisting with the NU booth and making bouncy balls like crazy at the 2009 Kansas State Fair. ...

A Mascot for Newman?

A mascot committee is working to gather updated feedback from the Newman community regarding thoughts on an official mascot for Newman. ...

Award-winning photographer show at Steckline Gallery

The 2008 first-place winner of The Art of Photography Show, and Black & White Magazine‘s 2007 gold medal-winner photographer Gloriann Liu’s exhibit “Hidden War of Afghanistan,” will take place at the Steckline Gallery from Sept. 25-Oct. 23. ...

Newman alum and instructor presents ceramics exhibit at local gallery

Frank Martinez, an NU alum and current adjunct instructor of ceramics will present an exhibit and Final Friday reception at Gallery XII downtown. ...

Newman University president takes flight to honor first female airline pilot

NU President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. was one of several female business and city leaders invited to help McConnell Air Force Base celebrate aviation pioneer Emily Warner, who in 1973 became the first female commercial ...

Newman gears up for 2009 Kansas State Fair

Newman has a booth at the 2009 Kansas State Fair that started Friday, Sept. 11 and runs through Sept. 20 on the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, Kan.  ...

Newman students team up with Buffalo Bob and Cowtown Cowboys to make a Party on the Ponderosa promotional video.

Newman students, Senior Administrative Assistant to the Provost Debbie Edens, the Cowtown Museum, and Buffalo Bob and the Cowtown Cowboys joined up to make a video promoting Newman’s final Party on the Ponderosa. ...

Get your tickets now for the Party on the Ponderosa Sept. 26

Help Newman students and have a great time doing it at the Party on the Ponderosa, Sept. 26 on the ranch of Mid-America Ag Network owner Larry Steckline and his wife Carla Stovall Steckline. ...

History Speaker Series presents Gregg Zachary and Gustav Niebuhr Thursday, Sept. 10

The Newman University History Speaker Series presents Gregg Zachary and Gustav Niebuhr in an interfaith dialogue about multiculturalism at 7 p.m. Thursday Sept. 10, in Performance Hall, De Mattias Fine Arts Center. ...

President Carrocci to visit Kansas City-area alumni Oct. 2 and 3

Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. will visit alumni in northeast Kansas and the Kansas City metro area at two informal receptions. To RSVP and see who’s coming visitwww.newmanalumsinkc.eventbrite.com. ...

Newman University closed Labor Day, Sept. 7

The university will be closed Monday, Sept. 7 for the Labor Day holiday. Regular classes and office hours will resume Tuesday, Sept. 8. ...

Newman ranks among top colleges and programs in US News and World Report

Newman is listed in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges 2010 for Midwest Universities offering master’s degrees. ...

Newman University recently received $4,445 for scholarships from Hockey Jersey Night with the Wichita Thunder

Newman recently received a check for $4,445 to be used for student scholarships from the Newman University Hockey Jersey Night with the Wichita Thunder that took place last March. ...

Kansas Newman alum named vice president of Enrollment Management at Webster University

Paul B. Carney ’72, who received his B.A. in History at Kansas Newman College, has been named vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Webster University, St. Louis, Mo. ...

Volunteers needed at Newman’s state fair booth

The 2009 Kansas State Fair will be held Sept. 11-20 at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, Kan. ...

Newman prepares for H1N1

The Newman community was recently briefed by Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Michael Austin, Ph.D. and Human Resources Director Rhonda Cantrell regarding the steps Newman is taking in response to the H1N1 virus ...

Welcome to the new Up to the Minute format

To kick off the fall semester, Up to the Minute has a new look. The newsletter now features a more user-friendly format which gives readers a quick summary of each story, then allows them to ...