Father Emil Kapaun — who was ordained as a Catholic priest in Saint John’s Chapel at Newman University and died as a prisoner of war in North Korea 70 years ago — has finally returned home to Kansas.
Ruel Mannette, Newman’s newest adjunct professor, put his philosophy background to work by teaching an online ethics course this summer.
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.
In August, Newman graduate Marie O’Neal will head to Madrid, Spain, where she landed an overseas opportunity as an English Teaching Assistant with Meddeas.
The remains of Father Emil Kapaun, who was ordained into priesthood in 1940 in St. John’s Chapel at what is now Newman University, were recently identified by a United States… Continue reading Father Emil Kapaun coming home
The Newman University School of Catholic Studies has introduced a new series of courses based on the “great books” of Catholic and religious history. Joshua Papsdorf, director of the graduate… Continue reading School of Catholic Studies introduces ‘great books’ into coursework
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… Continue reading Join Campus Ministry on the virtual red couch
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… Continue reading The American ASC: Looking back at 150 years in the U.S.A
The Newman University School of Education chose Tara Thomas to receive the Sister Thomasine Stoecklein Teaching Academy Scholarship. The scholarship is named for Stoecklein, who was born in 1923 and… Continue reading Teaching Academy scholarship awarded to Bishop Carroll graduate
In the fall of 2019, the ASC Community Leader Scholars program will accept its 20th class into the program. Rosemary Niedens, program director and associate vice president for Academic Affairs,… Continue reading ASC Community Leader Scholarship program celebrates 20th year
Amanda Becker, a December 2018 graduate with a degree in theology and mathematics, is headed to Baylor in the fall to pursue her dream of teaching theology. Becker never planned… Continue reading Theology and mathematics graduate attends Baylor
Father John Fogliasso will serve his last day as Newman University Chaplain on June 17, 2019, beginning a new chapter in his career as pastor at St. Jude Catholic Church.
At the end of each semester as part of Scholars Day, upperclassmen can present original research as a capstone project for their degree either in the form of a slideshow… Continue reading Hard work pays off at Scholars Day
The Newman School of Catholic Studies is now home to the Bachelor of Arts in Theology program for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City. Father Joseph Gile, S.T.D., associate professor of… Continue reading A great partnership: Newman and Archdiocese of Oklahoma City for diaconate program
The Honors and Academic Awards Banquet was held on Wednesday, April 17. More than 50 students, faculty and staff were recognized for their academic achievements and involvement throughout the year.… Continue reading Students, staff and faculty celebrated at Honors and Academic Awards Banquet
Newman University theology graduate students experienced the Holy Land during spring break.
As students go through the last semester of the year, stresses begin to accumulate and personal reflection time becomes rare. The Newman University campus ministry office put together a special… Continue reading Campus Ministry Women take a day to reflect
Newman University partnered with the St. Joseph House of Formation in 2017 in order for seminarians to earn college credit during their first two years of their journey to priesthood.… Continue reading House of Formation in Little Rock, Arkansas partners with Newman
The St. Joseph House of Formation is a fairly new addition to Wichita and Newman University. The number of seminarians in the program is growing each year and so is… Continue reading A peek inside the life of a seminarian
“Student” is just one of many hats Fernando “Freddy” Hernandez wears.
Father Nicholaus “Nic” Jurgensmeyer attended Newman University for two years — years, he said, which were life-changing. He said the initial draw to Newman was sport and religion. “Newman had the… Continue reading Newman student called to priesthood
Alumnus Father Ed Herzog ’10, ’11, will fill the position of associate chaplain at Bishop Carroll Catholic High School (BCCHS) and parochial vicar at Christ the King Parish in Wichita,… Continue reading Alumnus assigned as Bishop Carroll chaplain
Cheryl Golden, Ph.D., Newman University professor of history and director of international studies, has been selected as one of 20 faculty members in the U.S. who will travel to Greece… Continue reading Dr. Cheryl Golden to study in Greece
Commencement weekend was full of ceremonies, awards and celebrations for the 2018 Newman University graduates.
The success of the St. Joseph House of Formation in its first year has led to a decision to extend the program from two years to three. The young men in the… Continue reading St. Joseph House of Formation program extended
Registration Day is a day full of anticipation and excitement as students take the final step in becoming a Newman Jet.
The annual Scholarship Luncheon was held April 16 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. The luncheon is a unique opportunity for students to meet the specific donors providing them with their… Continue reading Students meet their donors at annual Scholarship Luncheon
Graduate students in the theology program recently returned from a pilgrimage to Rome.
The Rev. Karen Lemon, an alumna of Newman University, received an unexpected calling from the Holy Spirit 24 years ago. Alone in her home church, All Saints Episcopal Church in Pratt, Kansas, Lemon… Continue reading Alumna Karen Lemon: Vicar of faith
During Newman University’s recent annual Accepted Student Day, students accepted to Newman had the opportunity to speak to faculty and students, tour campus and get a glimpse into how they… Continue reading Potential Jets visit campus for the weekend
The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies “Lunch and Learn” series brings the Newman students, faculty, staff and community together for the sake of learning and good fellowship with one another.… Continue reading Gerber Institute hosts ‘Lunch and Learn’ featuring Guadalupe Clinic nursing director
Christian philosopher and speaker James K.A. Smith will be at Newman University from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 23 and 24, in the Jabara Flexible Theater located in the… Continue reading Christian philosopher James K.A. Smith to speak on ‘Resident Aliens: The City of God in a Secular Age’
Scholars Day is the opportunity for students nearing graduation to show the value of the courses they’ve taken to earn their degree.
The whole world is out there waiting for you to make your mark. At Newman University we are able to provide students with study abroad experiences, service trip opportunities or… Continue reading Where will you go? Travel abroad at Newman
Campus Ministry currently offers five Bible study sessions for the fall semester — three for women and two for men. The Bible studies are led by student ministers Nathan… Continue reading Campus Ministry offers Bible studies for students
Newman University will stage a number of events May 12 and 13 to celebrate Fall 2016, Spring 2017, and Summer 2017 Graduates. Both the undergraduate and graduate ceremonies taking place… Continue reading Newman University to hold Spring 2017 graduation activities May 12-13
Editor’s Note: The following story by Christopher Riggs appeared in the April 21 edition of The Catholic Advance. Published here by permission. St. Joseph Parish to host seminarians who will study… Continue reading Diocese opens doors to a seminarian formation program