Guatemala Study and Serve program is focus of Mission Talk

As part of Heritage Month, Sonja Bontrager, associate professor of Spanish at Newman University, presented a Mission Talk on “The ASC’s Mission and the Guatemala Study and Serve” Wednesday, Feb. 17. She… Continue reading Guatemala Study and Serve program is focus of Mission Talk

Theatre Department helps Wichita schools special needs kids with service project

Mark Mannette, associate professor and Director of Theatre, teaching.

Three years ago Associate Professor and Director of Theatre Mark Mannette conceived the idea to form a project that would help bring joy to the Circle of Friends, a group… Continue reading Theatre Department helps Wichita schools special needs kids with service project

Journalism student Delaney Hiegert’s article goes international

Newman University journalism student and softball player Delaney Hiegert recently completed an internship with the Wichita Eagle. An article she wrote about “social pets” was recently picked up by the… Continue reading Journalism student Delaney Hiegert’s article goes international

Newman Sonography Program has ties to Galichia, sets student on new path

Joseph Galichia, M.D., president and founder of Galichia Medical Group, is known throughout Wichita as a pioneer in the field of interventional cardiology. What many people don’t know however, is… Continue reading Newman Sonography Program has ties to Galichia, sets student on new path

24-Hour Theatre Project a ‘high-adrenaline theatrical experience’

Newman University will host the 24-Hour Theatre Project Feb. 19-20 as part of its Heritage Month celebration. According to Mark Mannette, associate professor of theatre and director of the Theatre… Continue reading 24-Hour Theatre Project a ‘high-adrenaline theatrical experience’

Dr. Surendra Singh named Ingram’s ‘Icon of Education’

In a teaching career spanning more than four decades, Professor Emeritus of Biology Surendra Singh, Ph.D., has worked with colleagues to establish the highly respected Department of Biology at Newman… Continue reading Dr. Surendra Singh named Ingram’s ‘Icon of Education’

Newman University Facing Forward Campaign event draws rave reviews and excitement

Eugene J. Gerber, Bishop Emeritus of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, addresses the crowd after the building name is unveiled.

More than 260 people gathered in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman University campus Saturday, Feb. 6 for what was billed as a “transformational” event. The evening did not disappoint,… Continue reading Newman University Facing Forward Campaign event draws rave reviews and excitement

Building Newman University’s bright future in science and health sciences

Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies and Professor of Chemistry David Shubert, Ph.D. believes that, in the future, Newman University can double the number of students in science and… Continue reading Building Newman University’s bright future in science and health sciences

Alumna shares Newman University compelling story

Newman alumna Melissa Grelinger ’82 shared her memories as a student at Kansas Newman College, now Newman University, at the Facing Forward announcement event Saturday, Feb. 6. Grelinger, who with her husband… Continue reading Alumna shares Newman University compelling story

NewmanFF.com and #NUFacingForward promote campaign for Bishop Gerber Science Center

A new website and hashtag for Newman University launched on Saturday, Feb. 6 to support and promote its Facing Forward campaign: NewmanFF.com and #NUFacingForward. Social media is playing a large role in… Continue reading NewmanFF.com and #NUFacingForward promote campaign for Bishop Gerber Science Center

Newman University announces $30 million Facing Forward campaign

Newman University officials have announced a public fundraising campaign to upgrade existing health science education facilities and to build a new science education center to be named the Bishop Gerber… Continue reading Newman University announces $30 million Facing Forward campaign

Theology program introduces partnership, new courses

In the spring 2016 semester, The Newman University graduate program in Theology will begin a new partnership with the Office of Faith Formation for the Catholic Diocese of Wichita. According to Joshua… Continue reading Theology program introduces partnership, new courses

Good show! Bryan Dietrich poem to be featured on the BBC

Newman University Professor of English Bryan Dietrich, Ph.D. was recently contacted about using his poem “Gotham Wanes” on the BBC Radio 4 program “Something Understood.” The show, which explores spiritual and… Continue reading Good show! Bryan Dietrich poem to be featured on the BBC

Newman receives Kansas Health Foundation grant for science outreach programs

Newman University received a grant from the Kansas Health Foundation, Wichita, Kan., to support Newman science outreach programs in the upcoming 2016 year. According to Director of Grants Bill Meitl, this… Continue reading Newman receives Kansas Health Foundation grant for science outreach programs

Newman nursing students say small class size is key to success, community

The Newman University nursing program recently had 24 of 25 graduates pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) on their first attempt, with one student retaking the exam and passing… Continue reading Newman nursing students say small class size is key to success, community

Five Newman seniors, two juniors gain early acceptance to medical school programs

All five Newman University pre-med students who interviewed with the University of Kansas School of Medicine for early admittance this semester were recently notified that they had been accepted. Starla Dugan,… Continue reading Five Newman seniors, two juniors gain early acceptance to medical school programs

Theology Department, Gerber Institute bring speakers to Newman campus

In an effort to help the university community prepare for October’s Ordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family, the Newman University Department of Theology and the Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies are bringing two… Continue reading Theology Department, Gerber Institute bring speakers to Newman campus

Business expertise, ethics will be focus of new School of Business at Newman University

Newman University will create a new School of Business that focuses not only on knowledge and expertise in business, but also ethics, entrepreneurship and socially conscious practices in business. The… Continue reading Business expertise, ethics will be focus of new School of Business at Newman University

Pastoral ministry program in Oklahoma celebrates 30 year anniversary

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley celebrated the Eucharist at the 30th anniversary event.

Aug. 8, 2015 was a special day for many in the Oklahoma City area, as members of the Newman University pastoral ministry program celebrated the 30th anniversary of the program’s… Continue reading Pastoral ministry program in Oklahoma celebrates 30 year anniversary

Newman University theology trip highlighted by visit with Pope Francis

Associate Professor of Theology and Coordinator of the Graduate Theology Program Father Joe Gile recently took a group of Newman University theology graduate students to Rome for an annual program trip. During… Continue reading Newman University theology trip highlighted by visit with Pope Francis

Fr. Gile on KSN

No you were not mistaken; that was your favorite priest/theology professor on your screen. Fr. Gile was recently interviewed on KSN in conjunction with the AD: The Bible Continues mini-series.

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… Continue reading Graduating seniors showcase art in ‘Idiosyncrasy’ at Newman University

Newman student’s design selected for Catholic Charities Christmas Appeal

NU student Gloria Esparza created this cover for the Catholic Charities 2014 Christmas Appeal.

Newman University senior Graphic Design student Gloria Esparza had her designs selected for this year’s Catholic Charities annual Christmas Appeal. Esparza’s designs and name, along with Newman’s name and logo,… Continue reading Newman student’s design selected for Catholic Charities Christmas Appeal