Each spring, Newman University students can nominate a full-time professor for the Faculty Teaching Excellence award. This year, the award was given to Megan Cook, DNAP, MSNA, assistant director, clinical… Continue reading Megan Cook receives Faculty Teaching Excellence award
Newman University recognized 24 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree during the spring 2019 Nursing Pinning Ceremony held May 10 in De Mattias Performance Hall. The traditional… Continue reading Nursing degree candidates attend ceremonial pinning
Students enrolled in the cellular and molecular biology (CMB) lab this semester may have been expecting to work with cells — but instead, they got to work with worms. Assistant… Continue reading Students create experiments from scratch in CMB lab
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 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
The second-grade class from Belle Plaine Elementary in Kansas came to Newman University for hands-on science activities April 15. When Brandi Boese, a Newman alumna and one of the school’s… Continue reading Chemistry club hosts day of science fun for Belle Plaine second-graders
Cadaver labs are a rare find in Kansas. Newman University boasts one of only two in Wichita and one of the only cadaver labs in Kansas’ private schools. The Bishop… Continue reading Cadaver lab is important training tool
Presley Williams of Augusta High School in Augusta, Kansas, was one of five high school seniors recently awarded the Cardinal Newman Scholarship, Newman University’s highest and most prestigious financial award… Continue reading Augusta High School student awarded Cardinal Newman Scholarship
Newman student Jared Smarsh recently joined more than one member of his family as a Newman University nursing program alumni this fall. Smarsh, who began his college education at Fort… Continue reading Graduate Jared Smarsh belongs to a family of Newman nurses
Newman University recognized 15 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree during the fall 2018 Nursing Pinning Ceremony. The ceremony was held Dec. 14 in the De Mattias… Continue reading Fall pinning ceremony recognizes nursing degree candidates
The Newman University diagnostic medical sonography program is unique in many respects. The program offers students a hands-on learning experience on campus and an end result of a bachelor’s degree,… Continue reading Sonography students at Newman are a step ahead
Laura Shine, biology pre-med major, has been accepted into the early admit program at the University of Kansas (KU) School of Medicine. She said she’s looking forward to her spring 2018… Continue reading University of Kansas School of Medicine welcomes another Newman grad
Newman University student Camden Hoover participated in a highly competitive research experience over the past summer at Portland State University (PSU). The research focused on nano-materials and electron microscopy. The research… Continue reading Newman senior completes competitive summer research program
Alumna Joey Egan was at a family breakfast in El Dorado, Kansas, when her 20-day-old nephew stopped breathing. Egan’s sister, Kristen Greene, was holding baby Wilder when she noticed he… Continue reading Alumna Joey Egan flourishes in respiratory care work, saves a life
Rebecca Tyndall, a 2018 graduate, believes her time at Newman put her a step ahead in her career as a forensic scientist and prepared her to transform society. Tyndall double majored… Continue reading Recent graduate entered workforce prepared to transform society
Newman University has its own special connection with Scranton, Pennsylvania. It’s not the students’ love for TV’s hit show “The Office,” but Thor and Ivan Balavage, brothers on the Newman… Continue reading The Balavage brothers: Is wrestling in their DNA?
Amy Siple, associate professor of nursing, has been appointed by Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer to serve as a member of the Alzheimer’s disease Plan Working Group for the state. “Alzheimer’s and… Continue reading Kansas governor invites nursing professor to help with Alzheimer’s group
Newman student Jenny Sellaro recently took her vows to join the congregation of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC), in Wichita, Kansas. According to its website, the ASC… Continue reading Nursing student Jenny Sellaro professes vows as ASC sister
The 2018 Investigative Summer STEM Program (ISSP) ended on a note of celebration Thursday, June 28, wrapping up another successful year of exploring STEM fields with high school sophomores through seniors.… Continue reading Summer STEM program ends with a celebration banquet
As part of the Investigative Summer STEM Program (ISSP), 16 students conducted experiments with scientists from Koch Industries on Thursday, June 21. The experiments ranged from chromatography to using lycopodium… Continue reading Koch visits Newman during annual STEM camp
Newman University is adding a program to its more than 70 degrees — a Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSW).
Incoming freshman Matthew Clark has plans to become a research oncologist, but first, he’s focusing on his other passion — English. He hopes to have his very first book off to… Continue reading Incoming freshman is nearly finished writing his first novel
While Newman students generally vacate campus during the summer, students ranging from kindergarten to college enjoy summer camps of all varieties on campus. Camps for sports, music and academics are… Continue reading Summer camp season is here
School may officially be out for the summer, but Newman University is continuing to provide an educational and enriching experience to young students from around the United States. Beginning June… Continue reading A sneak peak at the 2018 Investigative Summer STEM Program
Newman junior Marilyn Nguyen, a biology major, recently participated in a research study that was presented at two different forums — one at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference… Continue reading Biology student takes part in study that raises patient compliance
Commencement weekend was full of ceremonies, awards and celebrations for the 2018 Newman University graduates.
The spring 2018 Nursing Pinning Ceremony was held Friday, May 11, at Newman University. A total of 26 candidates were recognized for achieving their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). The… Continue reading Newman University honors spring 2018 nursing degree candidates
Newman University celebrated another successful semester of the STEM Scholars Program with 23 high school students and their families on Wednesday afternoon. Through the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)… Continue reading STEM Scholars Program celebrates another successful semester
The Newman Master of Social Work (MSW) program is adopting a curriculum that reflects a new shift in the care that social workers provide. After a critical assessment of the current curriculum by… Continue reading MSW to implement new cutting-edge curriculum
Registration Day is a day full of anticipation and excitement as students take the final step in becoming a Newman Jet.
On a windy Friday afternoon, Heimerman Plaza, the Bishop Emeritus Eugene J. Gerber sculpture and Gerber Family Commons were dedicated on the Newman University campus. On April 20, Vice President for… Continue reading Dedication ceremony celebrates final phase of Facing Forward campaign
For the second year in a row, Ascension Healthcare, Via Christi Health, Wichita State University and the city of Wichita partnered to host Medical Mission at Home — an event… Continue reading Community health care event draws Newman volunteers
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
“Leave things better than you found them,” is a saying that sophomore Samantha Rader takes to heart. Though Newman University has no shortage of highly involved and highly motivated students,… Continue reading Samantha Rader is always looking for the next challenge
Alumna Serina Hertel has been driven to use her talents to help others from a young age.
Nancy Dahlinger, assistant professor and director of the occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program, accompanied six Newman University students to the Kansas Occupational Therapy Association (KOTA) Day on the Hill in Topeka.… Continue reading Occupational therapy students spend a day in the capital
Elsbeth Magilton of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Speakers Bureau will give a presentation titled, “Space Law 101,” at 7 p.m. March 28 in the Bishop Gerber Science Center, room 105. The event is… Continue reading Space Law 101 presentation to be held on campus
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
Director of Nursing Teresa Vetter accompanied seven nursing students to the 42nd Annual Kansas State Nursing Association (KSNA) Legislative Conference in Topeka this year.