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
Between May 11 and 20, 2017, a delegation of two sisters — one associate and one sojourner — and two women Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) scholars from Newman University… Continue reading Students get the opportunity to travel to Liberia for pilgrimage
Assistant Professor of Theology Matthew Umbarger will be leading a group of theology graduate students during a trip to the Holy Land, which will take place March 16-27, 2017. This trip… Continue reading Theology graduate program students to visit the Holy Land
Newman University Director of Student Activities Lauren Fontarum returned from a weeklong pilgrimage to the Holy Land on Dec. 8. She was one of more than 100 people from the Catholic Diocese… Continue reading Lauren Fontarum joins Catholic Diocese in trip to Holy Land
Newman University Campus Ministry will welcome Catholic singer and songwriter Sarah Kroger at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2 in St. John’s Chapel, where she will perform her new song,… Continue reading Campus Ministry presents Sarah Kroger in concert
The Dugan Library will host “Research and Refreshments” from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26 in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center. This event will feature Associate Professor of… Continue reading ‘Research and Refreshments’ features Associate Professor of Theology Joshua Papsdorf Ph.D.
The Newman University Campus Ministry office held its annual fall retreat at Camp Tawakoni in Wichita on Friday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 16. The purpose of the retreat was to combine service and… Continue reading Ministry retreat offers a time of fellowship and community service
Director of Mission Effectiveness Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC began the academic year’s first Mission Talk on Wednesday, Sept. 14 by informing her audience that she will be doing this season’s talks based on a… Continue reading St. Maria De Mattias Mission Talk educates and enlightens
On Sunday, Sept. 11, the sun set with fireflies glowing, cicadas chirping, and soft piano music playing in the background. The Marian Grotto on the Newman University campus was transformed… Continue reading ‘Outdoor Adoration’ event brings Newman students opportunity for fellowship
Earlier this month, Newman University hosted its sixth-annual Summer Symposium on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition (CIT) and the Newman Studies Program (NSP), the university’s unique approach to the core curriculum every… Continue reading Summer symposium aids professors in establishing new courses
Newman Theology Professor and Dean of Graduate Studies, Fr. Joseph Gile, will be speaking at the Spiritual Life Center on July 21st. Fr. Gile will be discussing the question, “Is… Continue reading Fr. Gile to Speak on Pope Francis
Gabriella Rizzi is passionate about what it means to be a strong, feminine Christian leader and a true disciple of Christ. That is why she was overjoyed to learn she… Continue reading Newman student chosen to attend GIVEN forum in Washington, D.C.
Former Newman University faculty and karaoke divo Bo Bonner returns to discuss the Pope’s Laudato Si in this edition of the Lead Series themed “Care for the Earth” and titled… Continue reading Video: Bo Bonner talks about the Pope, the Earth, and Oklahoma rednecks
Newman University Associate Professor of Philosophy Chris Fox, Ph.D. can easily be spotted on campus with his signature style: loud shirts, curly long hair, and trendy glasses. Students and friends… Continue reading Professor relates philosophy with heavy metal
Here’s to a wonderful Easter Break to Newman students, faculty, staff, friends and alumni … an Easter message from Fr. John Fogliasso. Have a blessed Easter.
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
Family medicine specialist Donna Flemming Ewy, Ph.D., recently had her editorial on healthcare and expanding KanCare in Kansas published in the Wichita Eagle. Read Ewy’s editorial >> In her editorial, Ewy… Continue reading Theology grad student publishes healthcare Op-Ed
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
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
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
Dusty Gates, an alumnus of the MA in Theology program, recently had an article published by the pastoral magazine, Homiletic & Pastoral Review. In the article, “The Holy Cross: A… Continue reading “Mockingjay” Article by MA in Theology Alum
Newman University’s new graduate program in theology is drawing interest from a wide range of people from across the Wichita metropolitan community.