Newman graduate wins $32k to field gap in health care

Vasilescu holds up his first-place win of $25,000 in the form of a giant check.

At the Shocker New Venture Competition, Newman graduate Nick Vasilescu ’23 took home a first-place win of $25,000 for his product, Testkey.

Allie Johnson awarded KICF Maud Wyatt Recognition Scholarship

Newman University student Allie Johnson was recently recognized as a recipient of the 2024 Maud Wyatt Recognition Scholarship.

Graduate with heart for service wins 2024 Leona J. Ablah Award

Newman University President Kathleen Jagger, Ph.D., MPH, awards Ashley Dinh the 2024 Leona J. Ablah Award.

On one of the biggest days of her life, Newman University graduate Ashley Dinh won the 2024 Leona J. Ablah Award.

A perfect time for a proposal: Newman grads find love

Suffield kneels down during his proposal to Umbarger in St. John's Chapel following the Baccalaureate Mass May 9.

For two recent Newman University graduates, St. John’s Chapel will always play a special role in their college love story.

A captivating commencement speech from Father Tom Welk

Father Tom Welk gives his commencement address to Newman University graduates on May 10.

Father Tom Welk gifted the graduating class of Newman University with valuable advice during his 2024 commencement address May 10.

Making the most of the ‘little while’: Wisdom from Newman’s 2024 Baccalaureate Mass

Newman University’s 2024 Baccalaureate Mass provided inspirational reminders about making a positive impact during our time on Earth.

Once students, now nurses: 2024 pinning ceremony

Newman University nursing class of 2024

Seventeen Newman graduates received their ceremonial nursing pins Thursday, May 9, marking the transition from student to professional nurse.

Newman University embraces innovative partnership to address teacher shortage

Presidents from Newman University, Friends University, Southwestern College, Butler Community College and Cowley College come together to announce "Educate the State", a new partnership to benefit students and help address Kansas teacher shortage

Newman University has joined forces with several other institutions on an innovative solution, the “Educate the State” program.

The Vantage takes home awards: They mean much more.

(From left to right) Victor Dixon and Matthew Fowler stand at a table with stories from The Vantage student newspaper.

The Vantage student newspaper staff members took home the contest’s most coveted prize at the Kansas Collegiate Media Conference.

A ‘last lecture’ to remember with professor Sonja Bontrager

Sonja Bontrager addresses students in the Bishop Gerber Science Center during her fireside chat or "last lecture" series.

The 2024 “last lecture” speaker was Assistant Professor of Spanish Sonja Bontrager, who drew approximately 60 attendees to the fireside chat.

Non-medical skills that could save (or start) your medical career

Jaimie Fager, MD, shares "non-medical skills that could save (or start) your medical career."

Newman alumna Jaimie Fager ’14 presented invaluable advice to students about non-medical skills necessary for a medical career.

Nursing students surprised with scholarships from veterans

Lindsay Espinosa-Pablo and Brandon Welch accept a scholarship check from veteran Fred Howard on behalf of the 40&8 Military Honor Society.

Newman nursing students Lindsay Espinosa-Pablo and Brandon Welch received far more than just a glazed donut during Jet Friday on April 5.

Academic Awards highlight accolades of Newman students

Vice President of Academic Affairs Alden Stout presents student Alexandria Carter with the Robbi and Larry Heck Outstanding Social Science Student Award.

Newman University students were recognized for their exceptional academics and leadership during the annual Academic Awards Convocation April 10.

Newman receives $1.2 million for southwest Kansas partnerships

Kansas Senator Jerry Moran talks with GCCC President Ryan Ruda and Jessica Bird while Alden Stout discusses Newman's SW Kansas partnership with a reporter.

Newman University has been awarded a $1.2 million grant to help fund the launch of its Higher Education Access for Western Kansas Initiative.

Podcast: The value of social work

Yelando Johnson, program director of Newman’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program and the division chair of social work and associate professor

Two leaders within social work at Newman University discussed the value of the field on a recent podcast episode of The Newman Bond.

88 students awarded first-year Newman scholarships

Senior Associate Director of Admissions Georgia Drewes addresses students and families on Scholarship Interview Days at Newman University.

Newman University recently offered 88 of its top scholarships to participants of this year’s Scholarship Interview Days competition.

‘Yes, go to Newman’: Jami Turnquist’s student experience

Jami Turnquist stands in front of the Newman University sign on campus.

After taking pre-dental courses at Newman University, student Jami Turnquist was accepted into dental school in Kansas City.

Heritage Month contest winners announced

Illustration of St. Maria De Mattias comforting a suffering individual, created by Newman University senior John Suffield.

Three winners have been selected for an essay, TikTok and graphic arts contest during Heritage Month at Newman.

On display in March: ‘Looking In: Photographs from the Kansas Border’

A photograph from the Kansas border, captured by artist Cary Conover.

Steckline Gallery will present “Looking In: Photographs from the Kansas Border” by artist Cary Conover starting March 1 at Newman University.

Four students study in England for semester

(From left to right) An illustration of Newman University students Sydney Le, Katie Stewart, Rosaline Martinez and Hayley Stewart in front of a British flag, created by graphic design student Rebekah Strickbine.

Newman students Katie Stewart, Hayley Stewart, Rosaline Martinez and Sydney Le started the spring semester on another continent.