Geraldine Tyrell has joined the Newman University faculty as dean of the School of Nursing and Allied Health.
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Newman recognizes retirement of three longtime professors
On November 14, staff, faculty and alumni celebrated the work of Dr. Larry Heck, Dr. Jane Weilert and Joan Melzer.
Student Daniel Knolla earns early admission to medical school
Daniel Knolla — a senior biochemistry major and member of the Sloppy Joes — was recently accepted into the University of Kansas School of Medicine (KU).
Alumnus Jordan Barney steps into medical residency
2014 alumnus Jordan Barney majored in biology, finished medical school at the KU School of Medicine and is now entering into medical residency.
Newman to begin 7-year plan as Laudato Si’ university
Newman University recently joined the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities cohort in support of a 7-year Laudato Si’ action plan.
Student Jayson Palacios’ path back to Newman
Student Jayson Palacios attended Newman for a brief period in 2011, but life circumstances brought him back in 2021 to finish what he started.
John Vogt celebrates 35 years with Newman
John Vogt, associate professor and chair of the Division of Science and Mathematics, recently celebrated his 35th year with Newman.
Chemistry club to host National Nanometer Day events Oct. 13
The Newman Chemistry Club will celebrate National Nanometer Day from 11 am to 1 pm on October 13 outside of the Bishop Gerber Science Center.
Respiratory care program recognized by national organization
For the second straight year Newman University’s respiratory care program has received an award from a national healthcare association. The Associate of Science in Health Science – Respiratory Care degree… Continue reading Respiratory care program recognized by national organization
Newman medical students put skills to test during COVID
Newman University medical students and graduates put their “degree of difference” to work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
High school students participate in 2021 Newman STEM camp
For five days, students can perform hands-on research with Newman faculty, experience living on campus in the residence halls and even earn a college credit.
Nursing graduates share “How You Know You’re a Newman Nursing Student”
Students Kirsten Adolph and Clare Morgan, both 2021 graduates, were volunteered by their classmates to lead the student address, which included a lighthearted segment, “How You Know You’re a Newman Nursing Student.”
Newman University announces its new Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice program
Newman University officials have announced its transition to a new Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) program. Applications are being accepted for its DNAP program offered through its School of… Continue reading Newman University announces its new Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice program
Lab Coat ceremony honors science students
After being put on hold last year due to the pandemic, this year’s Lab Coat ceremony was held as a limited in-person event that was also live-streamed.
Newman University announces spring 2021 graduates
On Friday, May 7, a total of 268 graduates were recognized in the Newman University spring 2021 commencement ceremonies at the Hartman Arena in Wichita. Undergraduate and graduate program degrees… Continue reading Newman University announces spring 2021 graduates
2021 spring Dean’s List released
Newman University has released its 2021 spring Dean’s List.
Five 2021 graduates share their Newman University experiences
From classes and clinicals to research papers and capstone projects, earning a college degree may seem like an endless series of daunting tasks to check off on the to-do list. … Continue reading Five 2021 graduates share their Newman University experiences
A token of achievement: 2021 Nurse Pinning Ceremony
Upon completing their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, 24 Newman University graduates participated in the 2021 ceremonial Nursing Pinning May 6 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.… Continue reading A token of achievement: 2021 Nurse Pinning Ceremony
Non-traditional sonography student finds career fit
When Marjorie Subero moved with her family to Wichita five years ago for her husband’s job, she sought her own career change. She has a background in medicine and was… Continue reading Non-traditional sonography student finds career fit
Newman University hosts vaccination clinic, nursing students play role in historic battle
Newman partnered with the Sedgwick County Health Department and the Guadalupe Clinic to provide students the Pfizer vaccine.
Thinking about a degree in radiologic technology?
There’s more to a career in radiology than just X-raying bones. Radiologic technologists are highly skilled medical professionals who assist the radiologist in the diagnosis of diseases using ionizing radiation.… Continue reading Thinking about a degree in radiologic technology?
Fall 2020 pinning ceremony celebrates BSN candidates
Nurse anesthesia program awarded $50,000 grant
The Kansas Health Foundation awarded the Newman University nurse anesthesia program a $50,000 grant to help further the program’s curriculum. Program Director Megan Cook said, “I am extremely grateful to… Continue reading Nurse anesthesia program awarded $50,000 grant
Newman student professes perpetual vows as IHM sister
Overcoming adversity to achieve college dream
Adversity comes in many forms. Logan Kemp ‘20 said he learned a very important lesson during his time at Newman University: “The best way to do things is the right… Continue reading Overcoming adversity to achieve college dream
Respiratory Care Program receives Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award
The Respiratory Care Program has been acknowledged by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care for meeting their efforts.
Melissa Smith appointed to Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
Melissa Smith, occupational therapy assistant (OTA) instructor and academic fieldwork coordinator, was appointed to the Kansas Occupational Therapist Council of the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts (KSBHA). In her… Continue reading Melissa Smith appointed to Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
Donors help student realize dream of higher education
TaTy’Terria “TaTy” Gary is more than thankful for her Newman University education and the donors who have made her educational journey possible. Attending college had been a dream for Gary… Continue reading Donors help student realize dream of higher education
Nursing student prepares to transform society
Newman students have a special, innate desire to transform society. Jose Rojas-Montero ’20 was inspired to do just that while at Newman University. He graduated in May with a nursing… Continue reading Nursing student prepares to transform society
Newman University celebrates 2020 spring nursing graduates
The spring 2020 nursing pinning ceremony at Newman University looked much different due to a national pandemic that resulted in gathering restrictions for cities across the United States. In the… Continue reading Newman University celebrates 2020 spring nursing graduates
The pre-medicine journey at Newman University
One-on-one instruction, small class sizes, multiple ways to get involved, personalized academic attention, local internship opportunities, tight-knit community and skill-building at its best. These and more are all common descriptors… Continue reading The pre-medicine journey at Newman University
Alumni thankful for Newman experience; earns doctorate from Notre Dame
Francisco “Pancho” Fields cherishes the memories and skills he gained at Newman University, all of which aided in his journey toward obtaining his doctorate in Biological Sciences at Notre Dame.… Continue reading Alumni thankful for Newman experience; earns doctorate from Notre Dame
Preparing students for a career in diagnostic medical sonography
Newman University is known for its popular science and allied health programs. In fact, nearly half of Newman’s programs are focused on mental and physical health. One of those programs is diagnostic… Continue reading Preparing students for a career in diagnostic medical sonography
Adventure awaits for alumnus and medical school graduate
Medical school dreams are what led Gabe Stewart to Newman University. When he graduated, he had many fond memories of his alma mater along with an acceptance into the University… Continue reading Adventure awaits for alumnus and medical school graduate
Newman alumnus aiding in COVID-19 research
Respiratory care program prepares graduates for high demand jobs
Chemistry major recognized for research at BG Products Inc.
Senior chemistry major Madeleine Dellinger is making a name for herself in automotive research at BG Products Inc. It all started when Associate Professor of Chemistry Ryan Huschka urged Dellinger… Continue reading Chemistry major recognized for research at BG Products Inc.
Newman wrestler reflects on juggling college and type 1 diabetes
Through hard work and determination, senior Thor Balavage has been able to pin down the responsibilities of being a nursing student, a student-athlete as a wrestler and a resident assistant.… Continue reading Newman wrestler reflects on juggling college and type 1 diabetes
From Newman student to doctor of pharmacy
Kristen Machacek knew she wanted to pursue a doctor of pharmacy degree before she ever started college. Her curiosity and interest in the health care field was triggered when she… Continue reading From Newman student to doctor of pharmacy
Newman spring STEM program celebrates students
Each spring, Newman University hosts its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Exploration Program, sponsored by BNSF Railway. This program is designed to help high school students, freshmen through seniors,… Continue reading Newman spring STEM program celebrates students