We recently caught up with Newman alumna Xime Name ’19 on her post-college adventures as an au pair, her experiences learning her third and fourth languages and finally, pursuing her master’s degree.
Blog: Newman student begins study abroad experience in Birmingham, England
Follow along with Pachta’s blog posts on the Newman Today news site as she explores the British university named for St. John Henry Newman, as well as other cities and sites in England and Europe.
Competition and community: 2023 Scholarship Interview Days
Ninety-nine students from near and far interviewed for Newman’s most prestigious scholarships during the 2023 Scholarship Interview Days January 21 and 28.
Contests, events and excitement begins for February Heritage Month
The Newman University community is celebrating Heritage Month with a series of exciting events February 1 through March 4, 2023.
Steckline Gallery presents ‘Second Sight’ by Karen Cox for First Friday Feb. 3
Steckline Gallery will present “Second Sight” by Karen Cox during a First Friday exhibition from 5-8 pm February 3.
Newman soccer athletes visit St. Margaret Mary middle schoolers
In late November, two Newman men’s soccer players Johan Guereca-Torres and Jesus Perez were invited to speak to three classes of middle schoolers at Saint Margaret Mary Catholic School in Wichita.
Catholic speaker Andrew Seeley to present at Newman Jan. 27
All are welcome to attend the free talk, “The Great Tales Never End: The Lord of the Rings as Cultural Epic,” presented by Andrew Seeley, PhD at 7 pm Friday, January 27.
Alumna Jessica Forshee publishes self-help journals
Alumna Jessica Forshee ’10 published two journals and even launched a podcast — all centered around mental health and self help.
“Disney’s The Little Mermaid” takes the Newman stage Feb. 2-5
The Newman University music and theater departments will bring the colorful fan-favorite, “Disney’s The Little Mermaid,” to life on stage February 2-5 in the De Mattias Performance Hall.
Virginia Eubanks to present free talk at Newman University Feb. 1
On February 1, Virginia Eubanks, author and professor of political science will present “Automating Care: Technology, Caregiving, and the Labors of Love” at Newman University.
Students reflect on community impact of capstone projects
When it comes to preparing graduates to transform society, the senior capstone project is one of the elements that sets Newman University apart.
Calling all creatives: Take the 24-hour theater challenge
The 24-hour Theater Project challenges teams to write, direct, rehearse and perform a play from start to finish within 24 hours.
Newman University reveals its fall 2022 graduates
Newman University officials have announced the students who completed the requirements to earn a degree at the close of the 2022 fall semester.
Aliyah Good finishes nursing degree with newborn
Aliyah Good ’22 juggled nursing school, pregnancy and a newborn while attending Newman University.
A care-filled practice: nursing student pursues dream at Newman
Emily Gonzales-Bautista, a fourth-year nursing student at Newman University, hopes to transform society for the better with every patient she serves.
Wesley Williams serves as Texas assistant attorney general
Wesley Williams’ list of career accomplishments is lengthy — and he just graduated from Newman University six years ago.
Newman alumnus Mark Carlson and wife help run local used bookstore
Married Newman couple Emily (Powell) ’18 and Mark Carlson ’17 help run the Wichita-based store, ICTBooks.
Dakota Heard serves as reference librarian at the State Library of Kansas
Dakota Heard’s journey since graduating from Newman University in 2020 has not at all been what he’s expected.
Student Haleigh Pearson’s struggles with dyslexia inspire passion for teaching
Inspired by her own personal struggles with dyslexia, first-year student Haleigh Pearson is earning a degree of difference from Newman University.
Newman University announces fall 2022 Dean’s List
Newman University has released its 2022 fall Dean’s List.
Nursing graduate to begin career as postpartum nurse
Rebecca Hageman, a December 2022 graduate of Newman University, is ready for her next chapter.
Newman alumna Rusty Carbaugh ’15 soars
Alumna Rusty Carbaugh ’15 is soaring to new heights — literally — as a second-in-command pilot.
A year in review: 2022
Here’s a look back on stories of Newman University students, alumni, faculty and staff continuing to shine through adversity in 2022.
From student to nurse: Fall 2022 pinning ceremony
Eighteen nursing graduates, along with their family and close friends, gathered for the spring nursing pinning ceremony December 9, in Newman University’s De Mattias Performance Hall.
‘My relationships at Newman saved my life’: David Denny’s story
David Denny, a Newman alum who graduated in 1984 with a degree in both marketing and business administration, shared how Father Tom Welk and the relationships he made at Newman saved his life.
Meet the visual arts contest winners
Eighteen Newman University students submitted artwork, and three walked away with a cash prize.
Alumna Sara Efinger lives out her teaching passion
Alumna Sara Efinger followed her passion for teaching until she found the perfect fit.
Data Professionals of Wichita’s value extends beyond Newman campus
A network known as the Data Professionals of Wichita, established by Newman University Dean of the School of Business and Technology David Cochran, is making waves in the local workforce.
New dean, new name, expansive vision: School of Business & Technology
A name change isn’t the only aspect that’s different about the newly named School of Business & Technology; Professor David Cochran will step into his new role as dean in January 2023.
Newman now collecting grocery bags for service event
The Newman Laudato Si planning committee will help bring new life to plastic bags with its spring service event Cocoa, Cookies and Quilting on Wednesday, February 1.
Newman’s spirit of service shows during Scholars and Service Day
Scholars Day at Newman University is always an exciting affair, but this year, a campus-wide service element was added to the day’s agenda on December 5.
Video & photos: Newman “Christmas Joy” concert
On December 4, the Newman University chorale and troubadours performed “Christmas Joy” for a sold-out crowd in the De Mattias Performance Hall.
Dugan Library open 24 hours a day during finals week
The Dugan Library at Newman University is extending its hours during finals week and will be open nonstop from 2 pm December 4, to 5 pm December 9.
Video: Be A Hero
Giving Tuesday may have passed, but it isn’t too late to be a hero for a Newman University student.
The life of Newman bowler Dakota Lennen
“Slow your roll” is a common expression many college athletes may hear, but for women’s bowler Dakota Lennen, nothing will slow her down.
Week 2: Advent season reflection series
Newman University invites you and your family to spiritually reflect on the second week of the Advent season.
Newman student has 10-year connection with ASC sisters
This marks junior Alpha Magafu’s tenth year of education from the ASC sisters — first in high school in Tanzania, and now at Newman University in Wichita, Kansas.
Senior Desaray Cruz thanks teachers through capstone project
Deseray Cruz, a soon-to-be first-generation college graduate majoring in elementary education, recently gave back to teachers at Freeman Elementary School for her ASC capstone project.
Couple meets pope on honeymoon, finds joy in their theology careers
Not many people can say they met the Pope on their honeymoon. But Newman University alums Deanna (Jones) and Michael Johnston can.
Newman chorale and troubadours present Christmas concert Dec. 4
In the spirit of the holiday season, the DeMattias Performance Hall will be filled with joyous songs during the music department’s concert, “Christmas Joy” at 3 pm on December 4.