Category: Academics

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A passion for helping the less fortunate

Sierra Fair has always felt a need to help others and she decided to obtain her Master of Social Work (MSW) degree to help her do just that. Fair graduated from Southwestern Assemblies of God ...

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Join Campus Ministry on the virtual red couch

As a response to the loneliness of social isolation, Newman University Campus Ministry is increasing its online presence in order to uphold the university’s strong community atmosphere in this time of need.  Recent emails sent ...

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Chemistry major recognized for research at BG Products Inc.

Senior chemistry major Madeleine Dellinger is making a name for herself in automotive research at BG Products Inc. It all started when Associate Professor of Chemistry Ryan Huschka urged Dellinger to apply for an internship ...

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The presidential search continues amid COVID-19 restrictions

The week of March 23 concluded the one-month recruitment stage for presidential candidates at Newman University. Prior to this stage, the presidential search committee had conducted meetings with staff, faculty, students and Newman community members ...

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Newman wrestler reflects on juggling college and type 1 diabetes

Through hard work and determination, senior Thor Balavage has been able to pin down the responsibilities of being a nursing student, a student-athlete as a wrestler and a resident assistant. He juggles all these roles ...

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John Brungardt, Ph.D., speaks at philosophy colloquium

Newman University Medieval Philosophy Professor John Brungardt, Ph.D., recently spoke at a colloquium held at the IPC-Paris, a small college in downtown Paris. The institution he spoke at was founded by students of philosopher and ...

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Wichita Diocese eighth-graders visit campus

For the second year in a row, more than 500 students from the Catholic Diocese of Wichita visited Newman University. Students were on campus both Feb. 19 and March 11. Last year, the Diocese reached ...

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Newman University moves to online teaching for spring semester

Newman University announced Tuesday, March 17, that it will not return to in-person instruction for the remainder of the spring semester. As of March 30, all face-to-face classes will resume in online delivery only. There ...

Kristen Machacek
From Newman student to doctor of pharmacy

Kristen Machacek knew she wanted to pursue a doctor of pharmacy degree before she ever started college. Her curiosity and interest in the health care field was triggered when she was diagnosed with type 1 ...

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Newman spring STEM program celebrates students

Each spring, Newman University hosts its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Exploration Program, sponsored by BNSF Railway. This program is designed to help high school students, freshmen through seniors, engage and learn about multiple ...

Newman spring break extended for face-to-face classes

Newman University will extend its spring break recess for students taking face-to-face classes by one week. ...

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Honors lounge gets new mural

Newman University Honors students are painting the Honors Lounge with a new mural inspired by the program’s values and traditions. The mural, an idea from the Newman Honors Council, was designed by sophomore honors student ...

Newman theatre director adapts ‘Dante’s Inferno’ for the stage

Likely its largest production to date, the Newman Theatre Department is taking on the beast of “Dante’s Inferno,” a verse adaptation of Dante Alighieri’s original story by Director of Theatre Mark Mannette. ...

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The American ASC: Looking back at 150 years in the U.S.A

The Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC), who founded Newman University, will celebrate 150 years of ministry in the U.S. in 2020. The ASC was founded in Italy on March 4, 1834 by St. ...

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KCACTF: an immersion in theater

Written by Matthew Clark, sophomore On Jan. 19, I joined six other students and our theater director on a trip to the snow-covered land of South Dakota for an acting competition and surrounding events. The ...

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OTA class uses 3D printer to create projects

The Occupational Therapy Assistant class (OTA) got creative with the 3D printer on campus. ...

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Ninth annual 24-Hour Theatre project draws near

This is a big semester for the Newman University Theatre Department, as upcoming projects include “Dante’s Inferno,” the Music Department’s spring show and a festival of one-acts directed by some of the Newman theatre students. ...

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Transfer process designed to ease transition

Transferring to Newman University is a fairly easy process thanks to articulation agreements with smaller community colleges and a number of generous scholarships offered to the transfer student demographic. Articulation agreements are documents created between ...

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Steckline Gallery presents ‘She Cast Her Gaze’ by Amanda Pfister & April Pameticky

Steckline Gallery will present “She Cast Her Gaze” by Amanda Pfister and April Pameticky during a First Friday exhibition from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 7, at Newman University. Pfister is a visual artist who earned her ...

Newman alumna becomes Kansas State Trooper

Alumna Regan Casey graduated from the Kansas Highway Patrol Training Academy Dec. 5, 2019. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Newman in May 2019 and began training to become a Kansas ...

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Newman University recognizes fall 2019 graduates

After years of hard work, 108 students have completed the requirements for graduation at the close of the 2019 fall semester. A complete list of their hometowns and degrees may be found here. Though it ...

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What a difference a decade makes

As the year 2019 comes to an end, a new decade begins. We took a look at all that we accomplished during the past ten years. ...

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Newman Honors Program newsletter coming soon

The Newman Honors Program will launch a newsletter in 2020 for program alumni, students and their families. The newsletter is something the program director, Kelly McFall, Ph.D., has been thinking about for some time. He ...

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Lasting skill sets developed through Scholars Day projects

Scholars Day is an important part of every semester at Newman University. It’s held on the first day of finals week and includes PowerPoint and poster presentations from upperclassmen completing a capstone course. Seniors and ...

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Alumnus drawn to service

Newman’s culture of service is something that has stuck with alumnus Sam Evasick since his graduation in 2010. Evasick received his Bachelor of Business Administration Management in 2009 and his Master of Business Administration in ...

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Newman says thank you to education counselors

Approximately 60 counselors from area high schools and community colleges attended a breakfast on Dec. 6 at Newman University. The event was organized and hosted by Newman admissions team members as a way to show ...

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What a year! Check out 2019’s happenings at Newman University

As we welcome in a new year with all its many adventures to come, we look back and celebrate all the great things 2019 brought us. ...

Larry Straub
New business professor brings real-world experience to the classroom

Business professor Larry Straub helped own and operate a successful million-dollar family business for more than 35 years. When it came time to sell the family business, Straub chose to put his expertise to work ...

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Music department brings ‘A Jazzy, Classy Christmas’ to stage

The Newman University Chorale and Troubadours are preparing to celebrate Christmas with an annual concert, which will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 in the De Mattias Performance Hall. The music department will ...

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Newman invites prospective students to fall open house

Newman University will offer an open house from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 for its School of Catholic Studies and the School of Arts and Sciences. The event is free and open to first-time, transfer ...

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The new student experience: Navigator

Newman University will implement a personalized, guided college experience for all undergraduate students starting fall 2020. ...

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Seniors to present projects at fall Scholars Day

Seniors all over campus are breaking out their poster board and PowerPoint presentations and gearing up for Scholars Day 2019, which is Dec. 9. With such a wide variety of majors at Newman comes an ...

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Donors honored at Beata Benefactors Banquet

The annual Beata Benefactors Banquet to thank and honor those who have supported Newman University throughout the year took place Nov. 8 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. The evening began with a social hour and a welcome ...