Three Newman individuals recently won Mary Jane Teall Awards: Christy Cunningham Railsback, Deanne Zogleman and Lyle Valentine.
Whether she’s presenting at a high school, teaching her students or simply speaking with a colleague, Assistant Art Professor and Director of Steckline Gallery Shannon Johnston makes it clear that art itself is a phenomenal mentor.
In her time at Newman, junior Talia Powers has made impressive strides toward her future medical career and musical opportunities.
The Steckline Gallery will present “Machine-Nature Interface #131 (Shadows)” by Mike Miller during a First Friday exhibition from 5-8 pm, October 1, at Newman University.
The Newman Theater Department presents “Murder at Café Noir” by David Landau at 7 pm September 30 through October 2 in Jabara Flexible Theatre.
Newman staff member Daniel Murphy, along with students Allison Williams and Matthew Clark and alumnus Lucas Farney, are creating the short film, “Leaves of a Ficus.”
Karen Noel — the admin assistant for the Newman School of Social Work — drew the first illustration of a new grasshopper species in Ecuador.
Newman University has prepared an exciting display for September’s First Friday in the Steckline Gallery, “What’s NU: A Faculty Exhibit.”
From identifying her hero to the best advice she’s ever received, this rapid-fire interview will help you learn a little more about 2021 Miss Kansas, Taylor Clark.
Newman University alumna Chelsea Smet (graduate of ’15) recently started the Smet Theatrics theatre company in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.
At 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 11, translator, poet, and writer Mark S. Burrows, Ph.D., will present “An Evening to Discover… Saving Beauty: Cultivating an abundant life in a time of pandemic.” The presentation will be held in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman University campus.
Each year, students of all majors have the opportunity to submit short stories, plays, poetry, art and photography for the chance to be published in the Newman student literary journal, Coelacanth (pronounced see-luh-kanth). This year, due to unique circumstances, the decision was made to host a summer unveiling and reading on June 15 in the Jabara Black Box Theatre.
In May 2020, Newman students, alumni, faculty and staff started a collaborative short story project on Campus Ministry’s online forum, The Virtual Red Couch. The short story was written by nine individuals, each assigned his or her own chapter, and can now be read in a hardcover book format titled, “Into the Inkwell.”
On Friday, May 7, a total of 268 graduates were recognized in the Newman University spring 2021 commencement ceremonies at the Hartman Arena in Wichita. Undergraduate and graduate program degrees… Continue reading Newman University announces spring 2021 graduates
Newman University has released its 2021 spring Dean’s List.
Graduating Newman University art majors Austin Hillhouse, Marissa Kucharek, Yanni Martin and Olivia Robben presented their thesis work last Friday, May 7, for their Senior Showcase.
From classes and clinicals to research papers and capstone projects, earning a college degree may seem like an endless series of daunting tasks to check off on the to-do list. … Continue reading Five 2021 graduates share their Newman University experiences
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program – considered a highly prestigious fellowship – provides grants for individuals to travel abroad to meet, work, live with and learn from people in their… Continue reading Newman student chosen as semi-finalist for prestigious Fulbright program
“Live in Living Color” will have three evening
Kansas Collegiate Media announced its annual award winners April 9 bestowing 14 awards upon the Newman University student newspaper, The Vantage. The paper received the overall publication award — deemed… Continue reading The Vantage wins All-Kansas Award
Some of the artists who participated in Newman’s 10th Annual 24-Hour Theatre Project reflect on their products as well as the process as a whole.
If you did not get an opportunity to attend one of Newman University’s four performances of Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream March 11-14, you now have the chance to watch it… Continue reading Newman Theatre: Midsummer Night’s Dream available online
From The Vantage student newspaper – by Marie O’Neal Junior Matthew Clark doesn’t exactly remember how he started making jewelry, but he knows he is drawn towards what is beautiful,… Continue reading Newman student writer turned jeweler
While many may know her as a professor of English, Marguerite Regan, Ph.D., is also an observant storyteller and published author of the 2010 collaboratively composed novel, “The Journey Home:… Continue reading The story behind ‘The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami’
The annual Newman University Arts and Literary Festival will be held Friday, March 12, 2021. The theme differs each year and in recent years has varied from Harry Potter to… Continue reading Arts and Literary Festival 2021: ‘Alegría: Ode to Joy’
“Why this is very midsummer madness,” exclaims Oliva in act three, scene four of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” Though this quote comes from one of the Bard’s other plays, there couldn’t… Continue reading Newman University Theatre presents Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’
Former theatre student Lucas Farney recently stepped into the role of technical director and is already spearheading the construction of sets.
Newman University will present “Come Alive,” a musical stage production, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12-14, in De Mattias Performance Hall. The show was slated to run in the spring of… Continue reading Newman music department presents ‘Come Alive’
Steckline Gallery will present “React/Reflect/Respond” throughout the fall 2020 semester. The exhibit contains work from more than 20 local artists who used the stay-at-home order and other pandemic-related issues for… Continue reading Steckline Gallery opens with semester-long exhibit
Alumni Sara and Larry Crow have always dreamed of opening a bookstore. Little did they know, the opportunity to act on that dream would happen during a pandemic. Sara and… Continue reading Newman graduates open independent bookstore
Salvador Dali once said, “Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.” And isn’t imitation the best form of flattery? Shannon Johnston, Newman University professor of art and… Continue reading Art professor gets creative with spring assignments
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… Continue reading Newman theatre director adapts ‘Dante’s Inferno’ for the stage
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… Continue reading KCACTF: an immersion in theater
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… Continue reading Ninth annual 24-Hour Theatre project draws near
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… Continue reading Steckline Gallery presents ‘She Cast Her Gaze’ by Amanda Pfister & April Pameticky
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… Continue reading Music department brings ‘A Jazzy, Classy Christmas’ to stage
The Newman University Troubadours have made annual trips to visit Ruma, Illinois, since 2010. While there, they sing to the Sisters of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC)… Continue reading Troubadours are inspired after visiting Sisters in Ruma
Christmastime has come early for the Newman University Music Department. In conjunction with the theater department, performers will take the stage in “Elf the Musical” Nov. 21-24. Director of Music… Continue reading Music department presents ‘Elf the Musical’
Steckline Gallery will present “Sources,” a curated show by Carter Bryant, during a First Friday exhibition from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 1 at Newman University. “Sources” was curated from the concept… Continue reading Steckline Gallery presents ‘Sources’ by Carter Bryant