Category: Science & Health

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. ...

greenhouse
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 ...

Newman University Radiology Technology
Newman School of Nursing and Allied Health receives eight year reaccreditation for Radiologic Technology program

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology has awarded the Newman University School of Nursing and Allied Health a reaccreditation of eight years — the maximum amount of time given to a program. ...

Heimerman Science Center
Feb. 15 Mission Talk will focus on the life of Marciana Heimerman, ASC

Director of Mission Effectiveness Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC will present her next Mission Talk at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center. This talk will focus on learning more about the namesake of the Heimerman ...

Newman University honors Fall 2016 nursing degree candidates

Newman University recognized 19 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the Fall 2016 Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held Dec. 9 on the Newman campus. The event is a tradition in the nursing ...

Kansas Law and Mental Health Forensics
Newman University holds Kansas law and mental health forensics conference

The School of Social Work will hold a Kansas Law and Mental Health Forensics workshop from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. It is co-sponsored by the Newman School of ...

Medical Professions Club Alumni Gathering
Newman University Medical Professions Club invites alumni to talk with students

A group of students that help make up the Newman University Medical Professionals Club participated in a casual gathering of Newman medical professional alumni on Monday, Oct. 25 in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center. ...

Josh Papsdorf
‘Research and Refreshments’ features Associate Professor of Theology Joshua Papsdorf Ph.D.

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 Theology Joshua Papsdorf, Ph.D. as ...

Health Care Professions Day at Newman University
Health Care Professions Day

Saturday, Oct. 8, Newman University Health Care programs and Student Admissions joined together and held a Health Care Professions Day. This is the second year Health Care Professions Day (HCPD) has been offered to deciding ...

Eck Hall Open House
Newman University hosts open house for clinical partners

Newman University Advancement along with the School of Nursing and Allied Health hosted a special VIP open house Sept. 30. Staff, faculty and students within the nursing and health sciences programs were excited to unveil the new and ...

nursing
Newman University students have an opportunity to get a free flu shot

Have you gotten your flu shot yet? The Newman University Student Government Association (SGA) has purchased 100 doses of the Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine and will be administering the vaccination to students on Oct. 3 in the Eck ...

Board of Trustees tour Eck Hall and view new renovations for students.
Nursing & Allied Health students participate in Board of Trustees dinner

Last Thursday marked the quarterly Board of Trustees dinner held at Newman University. Each meeting showcased a different department. For the month of Sept., students of Nursing and Allied Health were featured. It kicked off with a ...

Health Care Heroes
Wichita Business Journal honors Newman Health Care Heroes

Last Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Wichita, Kan., an event was held by the Wichita Business Journal honoring “Health Care Heroes” in the Wichita community. This event honored individuals who have ...

Newman alumnus Cody Kelly
Newman alumnus Cody Kelly finds success after hardship

Cody Kelly started his education at Newman University in 2009, only to be thrown a curveball within the first few weeks. He’d already been dealing with the loss of his father when he decided to ...

Newman University Chalkboard
Summer symposium aids professors in establishing new courses

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 undergraduate must complete to earn ...