Category: Science & Health

Space Law 101 presentation to be held on campus

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 free and open to the ...

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Potential Jets visit campus for the weekend

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 might fit in at the ...

KSNA Conference
Nursing students attend legislative conference

Director of Nursing Teresa Vetter accompanied seven nursing students to the 42nd Annual Kansas State Nursing Association (KSNA) Legislative Conference in Topeka this year. ...

Lab Coat Photo
Lab Coat Ceremony recognizes students for their accomplishments

Newman University held its first-ever Lab Coat Ceremony on Jan. 18 with help from a grant provided by Volunteer Kansas. ...

brooke ward
Newman sonography program welcomes new director, Brooke Ward

Brooke Ward is the new Director of Diagnostic Medical Sonography at Newman University. Ward, who is also a Newman alumna, began her career at the university in 2016. She said she loves being a part ...

Tour the new radiologic technology classroom and lab

The Facing Forward campaign made a huge impact on the Newman University campus. It provided the funding to build the state-of-the-art Bishop Gerber Science Center and most recently, the campaign helped to renovate parts of ...

Science
Grant helps Newman create mentorship program for students

Volunteer Kansas has awarded Newman University a $5,000 grant to launch a brand new science and math mentorship program. This funding will also help facilitate Newman’s first White Coat Ceremony  Jan. 18, 2018. The mentorship program, which will be ...

Burton award
Distinguished nursing honor rewards passion for helping others

Senior Anna Burton has had an exciting end to her final semester at Newman. Not only will she graduate in December, she was recently recognized with two major honors — one in the world of ...

Tremendous achievements in the classroom and on the court

Anna Burton has had many academic and athletic accomplishments during her time at Newman University. She excelled in nursing school and performed at a high level throughout her volleyball career. This year, she received First-Team ...

Nursing Pinning
Pinning ceremony recognizes fall 2017 nursing candidates

Newman University recognized 23 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree during the fall 2017 Nursing Pinning Ceremony. ...

Nursing Honor Society
Honor Society of Nursing inducts 12 Newman students

Nursing students from Newman University and surrounding colleges were inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing on Nov. 5. Twelve Newman University students were among the 50 students inducted at the ...

Scholars Day allows seniors to present final projects

Scholars Day is the opportunity for students nearing graduation to show the value of the courses they’ve taken to earn their degree. ...

Tara Greiving
Nursing student recognized for incredible dedication to grandmother

Nursing student Tara Greiving was awarded the 2017 Duane Smith Caregiver Award on Nov. 2 at the Alzheimer’s Association conference.  ...

Science
Sophisticated science at Newman — Part 2

The multimillion-dollar building has been built and students and faculty alike are thrilled with the opportunities that the Bishop Gerber Science Center provides. The devices and tools in the science center give Newman student hands-on ...

A spooky day for a blood drive

On Halloween, the American Red Cross organization drew the blood of 40 Newman community members, exceeding the Red Cross’ goal of 34. Jeffery Vaughn, director of the radiology technology program, has been helping organize American Red ...

Sophisticated science at Newman — Part 1

The new, multimillion-dollar Bishop Gerber Science Center has new equipment and research projects happening behind every door. ...

STEM Education
The Newman Scholars Program is growing

Newman University has offered its Hispanic and Native American Scholars programs for many years, giving high school students the opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in a collegiate setting. Recently, program directors ...

Leading bioethicist gives lecture at Newman University

The Gerber Institute hosted the Rev. Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D., who presented his talk  “New Developments in the Biosciences and Bioethics” on Oct. 17 in the De Mattias Performance Hall at Newman University. Pacholczyk is currently ...

BGSC Ribbon Cutting
Dedication ceremony celebrates the future

Newman University hosted an eagerly awaited dedication ceremony of the new Bishop Gerber Science Center on Sept. 21. ...

Jenifer Leming Biology
From the lab to lesson plans – meet Newman’s new assistant professor of biology

Jenifer Leming has spent many years in a lab researching science, but now you’ll find her at the front of the classroom teaching. Leming started at Newman University this fall as an assistant professor of ...

Bishop Gerber Science Center
Dedication ceremony to be held Sept. 21 for the new Bishop Gerber Science Center

Newman University will host a dedication ceremony of the new Bishop Gerber Science Center at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21. The building opened its doors at the beginning of the fall 2017 semester. ...

Bishop Gerber Science Center open for learning

The Bishop Gerber Science Center is officially open for business. Students, faculty and staff are expressing their excitement for the new state-of-the-art science building, which is complete with brand new laboratories and classroom equipment for ...

Nancy Dahlinger named new occupational therapy assistant director

Nancy Dahlinger has been named director of the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program at Newman University. Dahlinger graduated from Kansas University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy (OT). She went on to earn ...

Bishop Gerber Science Center
Faculty moves into new Bishop Gerber Science Center

Faculty and staff are in the final stages of moving into the new Bishop Gerber Science Center, which will open when fall classes begin on Aug. 28. Movers began the process of transporting furniture, office ...

ISSP
Investigative Summer Science Program wraps up another successful session

A total of 21 students from Kansas, Arkansas, Georgia, Missouri and Nebraska recently experienced the Investigative Summer Science Program (ISSP) at Newman University. ...

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Campus greenhouse to be built by fall semester

There is one more addition to the Newman campus that students can look forward to this fall — a campus greenhouse. Mike Rodee, a booster of the Newman Athletics Department, is one of the many ...

Jeffery Vaughn
Jeffery Vaughn fills position of program director for radiology technology

The school of Nursing and Allied Health, along with the rest of Newman University, welcomes Jeffery Vaughn into his new position as Director of the Radiology Technology Program. Vaughn has worked with Newman for two ...

Heimerman Demolition
Newman community says ‘goodbye’ to Heimerman Science Center

Friday, June 16 was not just another day on the Newman University campus. ...

Health Care Heroes
Teresa Lovelady and Janie Ward honored as Health Care Heroes

Teresa Lovelady and Janie Ward are two of 39 individuals and organizations in nine categories to be honored with the Wichita Business Journal 2017 Health Care Hero Award. According to their website, the Wichita Business ...

Newman to host five different summer camps on campus

Newman University is the happy host of five different camps, from wrestling to science to theatre, for students of all ages this summer. ENVISION CAMP: The Level Up Middle School Assistive Technology Camp, sponsored by Envision, is ...

BGSC Outside Entrance
Jennifer Gantz gives inside scoop on new Bishop Gerber Science Center

Although specifics of the new building’s design are being kept on the down low, it is no secret that students, faculty and staff at Newman have much to look forward to as they take their first ...

OTA Pinning Ceremony
Newman presents Occupational Therapy Assistant pinning ceremony

The annual Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) pinning ceremony commenced on Saturday, May 13 in the DeMattias Performance Hall, followed by a reception in the Gorges Atrium. The ceremony honored the completion of coursework and the ...

Class of Spring 2017 Nurses' Pinning
Traditional ceremony recognizes 2017 spring nursing degree graduates

Newman University honored 18 nursing degree graduates during a long-standing traditional Nurses’ Pinning ceremony on Friday, May 12. Today, the pins received by graduating nursing students represent the school where the professional received their education. ...

Annual banquet honors Hispanic and Native American Scholars Program students

Newman University honored 29 students at a celebration banquet on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center to recognize the students from around Wichita who participated in the Hispanic Scholars Program (NHSP) and ...

Senior Amanda Krook pursues passion in diagnostic medical sonography

Graduating senior Amanda Krook is using her leadership skills and personal experiences to pursue the path she is most passionate for — diagnostic medical sonography. Krook kicked off her college career at Cowley Community College ...

Newman University Seal
Newman University to hold Spring 2017 graduation activities May 12-13

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 on Saturday, May 13 will ...

Mary Cracraft with Grandmother
Student Mary Cracraft saves grandmother’s life using skills learned in nursing program

Mary Cracraft is a third-semester nursing student at Newman University. During the 2016 Christmas break, she traveled to Blythdale, Mo., to spend time with her family. One night Cracraft felt a strong gut feeling to check ...

Students get the opportunity to travel to Liberia for pilgrimage

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 will go on a pilgrimage trip ...

David Baalmann
Newman student David Baalmann presents research at conference in New Orleans

Senior Newman student David Baalmann recently traveled with Assistant Professor of Chemistry John Leveritt, Ph.D. to attend and present research at the 61st Biophysical Society Meeting which took place Feb. 11-15 in New Orleans, La. The international conference ...

Daniel Boring, Newman nursing student
Daniel Boring is not your typical nursing student

Daniel Boring is a Newman student, husband, father of three, and currently lives in Tulsa, Okla. However, the distance from Wichita to Tulsa doesn’t stop him from trying to reach his goal of becoming a ...