In response to the severe physician shortage in Kansas, Newman University and Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (KansasCOM) announced an admissions partnership agreement March 20.
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Newman to host ‘Converging Roads’ medical ethics conference April 22
Newman University, in collaboration with The Gerber Institute, will host the conference “Converging Roads: Health Care & Human Dignity” on Saturday, April 22.
Alumnus Todd Martz making waves at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Todd Martz stumbled into the field of chemical oceanography as a graduate student in the University of Montana’s chemistry department, where he studied chemical sensor instrumentation that was being developed… Continue reading Alumnus Todd Martz making waves at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Sonography graduate opens 3D ultrasound business
Arunie Siyavong ’20 opened a 3D/4D and 5D ultrasound studio called Glimpse of Love
Student Lauren Esfeld heading to Oregon for optometry school
After graduation, senior Lauren Esfeld will attend the Pacific University College of Optometry.
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.
Nursing graduate to begin career as postpartum nurse
Rebecca Hageman, a December 2022 graduate of Newman University, is ready for her next chapter.
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.
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.
Celebrating 5 years of education in the Bishop Gerber Science Center
On Nov. 17, Newman University donors, alumni, faculty, staff and current students gathered to celebrate the first five years of the state-of-the-art Bishop Gerber Science Center on campus during an open house event.
Newman senior Alexis Smith crowned Miss Wichita
Not only is Alexis Smith a senior at Newman University, she’s also Miss Wichita 2023.
Video: Native American Heritage Month with Kaelyn Johnson
Watch the video as Kaelyn Johnson shares her Native American heritage and family traditions, favorite foods, the vibrancy of the culture, and what it means to be a student at Newman.
Newman pharmacy students soar into the real world
Newman University’s pre-pharmacy program is designed to help students build a foundation for future success in the world of pharmacy, and these two members of the Newman community exemplify just that.
Alumna pursues NIH infectious diseases fellowship
Newman University alumna Jessica Bass is the first Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine to be selected for an NIH fellowship in infectious disease.
Newman Medical Professionals Club to host blood drive on Halloween
Faculty and students of the Newman University Medical Professionals Club are inviting the community to campus for a Red Cross blood drive Monday, October 31.
Student’s epilepsy experiences fuel passion for pediatric neurology
First-year Newman student Shelby Bussman spent her senior year at Derby High School bringing awareness to a disorder that she has a personal experience with: epilepsy.
Newman offers free STEM Exploration Program for high schoolers
Thanks to a generous grant from Evergy, the 2023 Newman STEM Exploration Program (NSEP) is free to participants who apply and are accepted.
Newman student earns Kansas Independent College Foundation scholarship
A group photo of students at the Mid-Autumn Moonfestival event, co-hosted by Asian Student Association and the Multicultural Leadership Organization at Newman University. (Courtesy photo)
Get to know Newman’s newest science experts
Newman University is known for its top-notch programs in the fields of science and health, and is thrilled to welcome new faculty members to its newly named School of Healthcare Professions.
Newman alumna recognized for military service
CPT Paige Puryear ‘16 was recently recognized during the Armed Forces CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists) Appreciation Month.
Video recap: 2022 Investigative Summer STEM Program (ISSP)
Seventeen high school students dedicated a week of summer to partake in the Newman Investigative Summer STEM Program (ISSP) June 20-24.
Sonography student takes things one day at a time
Stephanie Waltermire, a Newman sonography student, did what not a lot of people can lay claim to: she graduated high school at the age of 16.
Non-academic stoles allow graduates to reflect on time at Newman
The three non-academic Newman stoles for graduates celebrate dedication to athletics, diversity and inclusion as well as student involvement.
Newman senior wins Miss Vietnam Wichita pageant
When senior Michelle Tong competes in the Miss Vietnam Wichita pageant this June, it will be the culmination of an incredible experience.
Spring nursing graduates receive ceremonial pins
Twenty-two nursing graduates, along with their family and close friends, gathered for the spring nursing pinning ceremony Thursday, May 5.
Overcoming tragic obstacles inspires hope for nursing student Teresa Bush
Despite heartbreaking family tragedies, Newman University nursing student Teresa Bush believes that God has placed her in the nursing field for a specific purpose.
OTA student Emily Smith juggles numerous plates
Student Emily Smith shares a student perspective of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program and life on the Newman Cheer and Dance Team.
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.
Veterinary experience comes full circle
2019 Newman alumna Dr. Kara (Simon) Parsons shares her Newman experience and a look at life in the veterinary field.
Applications open for 2022 Investigative Summer STEM Program
Newman University is now accepting applications for the summer 2022 Investigative Summer STEM Program (ISSP).
Alumnus Cliff Kissling enters little-known field of medicine
Newman alumnus Cliff Kissling is completing his residency in a little-known field of medicine — physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R).
Alumnus Donald Bittner, M.D., provides training to health care workers in Ukraine
As the horrific war rages in Ukraine, Newman alumnus Captain Donald Bittner, MD ‘77 is serving as an on-call adviser to more than 70 Ukrainian doctors.
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.
Passion for sonography born from work with submarines
Although Rachelle Teare’s upbringing brought a number of hardships, it also set her on a path to finding the career she loves: sonography.
Nursing student Priscilla Bianchini realizes her call to health care
After changing career paths, Priscilla Bianchini, an international nursing student from Brazil, is following her passion for helping others.
A tough road leads alumna Taylor Spencer on promising career path
After five years of exceptional life challenges, Newman biology alumna Taylor Spencer ‘20 is building a brighter future for herself and her son — starting with medical school on the Caribbean island of Barbados.
Christmas video: The Story of Henry the Elf
The 2021 Newman Christmas video features President Kathleen Jagger who tells the story of a young college elf named Henry.
Fall nursing graduates celebrated with pinning ceremony
Twenty-one nursing graduates, their family members and close friends gathered for the fall nurse pinning ceremony on Friday, December 10 at Newman University.
Couple pursues nursing education together at Newman
Students Edgar Lumbreras and Kaylee Haught will both receive their bachelor’s degree in nursing this December.