For 2023 graduate Matthew Nguyen, his college journey has been a winding road.
Religion & Philosophy
Students win $100 each for Heritage Month contest
During Heritage Month, an essay, TikTok (short video) and visual arts contest was held for students Feb. 2 through Feb. 17.
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.
‘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.
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 senior works full time with Wichita diocese Office of Hispanic Ministry
Senior Jose Morales, a double major in theology and philosophy, is balancing life as both a full-time student and full-time employee with the Office of Hispanic Ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita.
Seminarians experience immersive summer Spanish program
Over the course of the summer, seminarians from the House of Formation came to the Newman campus to experience a weekly, immersive Spanish program.
Fr. Adam Grelinger returns from Spain’s Camino de Santiago
Recently Newman Chaplain Father Adam Grelinger returned from Spain with his parents to walk half the iconic Camino de Santiago.
Students share college reflections at Baccalaureate Mass
Students Kayla Garvert and Marcus Anthony Gonzales were selected to share their reflections following the Baccalaureate Mass Thursday, May 5.
Graduates honored with first on-campus Baccalaureate Mass in 7 years
For the first time in seven years, the annual Baccalaureate Mass celebrating graduates was held in Saint John’s Chapel Thursday, May 5.
Outstanding students honored with 2022 Academic Awards
The 2022 Academic Awards recognized several outstanding students of Newman University April 6 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center.
Newman students participate in Zoom call with Pope Francis
On February 24, Newman was part of a Zoom event called “Building Bridges: A Synodal Encounter Between Pope Francis and Universities.”
A great day for giving: 2022 Giving Day
For 24 hours, community members and supporters from around the globe rallied together to raise money during Newman Giving Day on March 1.
Students travel to lakeside cabins for Campus Ministry spiritual retreat
Twenty-one Newman students took advantage of Campus Ministry’s three-day spiritual retreat, Cor ad Cor.
Filmmakers show ‘Once Was Lost’ Father Kapaun documentary at Newman
More than 140 people watched the live showing of “Once Was Lost,” a Father Kapaun documentary created by Travis Heying and Roy Wenzl.
Father Kapaun: home at last, remembering Newman roots
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.
Adjunct professor shares passion for philosophy
Ruel Mannette, Newman’s newest adjunct professor, put his philosophy background to work by teaching an online ethics course this summer.
Newman University announces spring 2021 graduates
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
2021 spring Dean’s List released
Newman University has released its 2021 spring Dean’s List.
Marie O’Neal lands teaching opportunity in Madrid
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.
Father Emil Kapaun coming home
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
School of Catholic Studies introduces ‘great books’ into coursework
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
Join Campus Ministry on the virtual red couch
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 American ASC: Looking back at 150 years in the U.S.A
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
Students welcomed to Newman with Mass and Matriculation Ceremony
Teaching Academy scholarship awarded to Bishop Carroll graduate
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
ASC Community Leader Scholarship program celebrates 20th year
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
Theology and mathematics graduate attends Baylor
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
Fr. John Fogliasso reassigned to St. Jude Catholic Church
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.
Father Kapaun: A legacy of love and sacrifice
Hard work pays off at Scholars Day
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
A great partnership: Newman and Archdiocese of Oklahoma City for diaconate program
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
Students, staff and faculty celebrated at Honors and Academic Awards Banquet
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
Spring break in the Holy Land
Newman University theology graduate students experienced the Holy Land during spring break.
Campus Ministry Women take a day to reflect
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
House of Formation in Little Rock, Arkansas partners with Newman
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
A peek inside the life of a seminarian
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
Wearing multiple hats — dad, cop, deacon and student
“Student” is just one of many hats Fernando “Freddy” Hernandez wears.
Newman student called to priesthood
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 assigned as Bishop Carroll chaplain
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