Category: Science & Health

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 ...

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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 ...

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Nursing and allied health programs receive new additions

The Newman University nursing and allied health programs have received new equipment as part of the renovations to Eck Hall. The equipment will help those already in the programs and those coming in for the first time this ...

Investigative Summer Science Program
Investigative Summer Science Program a favorite among students

Every year at Newman University, the Investigative Summer Science Program provides two weeks of education, lab time, keynote speakers, field trips, and fun for high school students around Kansas and beyond. This year’s camp brought 25 students, 11 ...

Newman University Nursing Program
Nursing program continues to stay at the top of its game

The spring nursing Class of 2016 has something big to cheer about—100 percent of the students have passed their national licensing exams on the first try. This is a huge achievement and very well deserved ...

Newman DNA Mural
Heimerman Science Center – Newman is in its DNA

Students of Newman University have voiced that the Heimerman Science Center is in great need of a replacement. On Friday, June 10, 2016, those voices were answered with the historic groundbreaking of the new Bishop Gerber Science Center, a ...

Bishop Gerber Science Center Newman University
Devlin Family gifts $500,000 to Newman University Facing Forward campaign

The Tom and Myra Devlin Family has made a gift of $500,000 to Newman University in support of the upcoming Bishop Gerber Science Center. The gift is designated specifically for the Bishop Gerber Science Center, ...

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Newman University graduate looks forward to future in social work

Jessica Martinez graduated Cum Laude as a counseling program student in December, 2015. She will soon be on her way to Los Angeles, Calif., to study at the University of Southern California, where she has ...

Newman University Occupational Therapy Assistants receive pins

Students in the Newman University Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program were recognized at a pinning ceremony May 14 on the Newman campus. The ceremony honors the completion of coursework and the beginning of two professional ...

Newman University honors Spring 2016 nursing degree graduates

Newman University recognized 21 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the annual Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held May 13 on the Newman campus. The event is a tradition in the nursing discipline ...

Gates Scholarship winner to attend Newman University
Gates Scholarship recipient pursuing his dreams at Newman University

Wichita North High School senior Rogelio Martinez was one of the recipients of the Gates Scholarship, and is looking forward to attending Newman University on his journey to become a neurosurgeon. The Gates Millennium Scholarship, established ...

Medical Alumni Gathering
Alumni medical professionals host special event for medical students

Six Newman University alumni who are now medical professionals joined forces on Monday, May 2 in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center to host a gathering for medical students on campus. The alumni – Brad Dart, orthopedics surgery; ...

American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Megan Rucker elected to position with national radiologic technologist association

Director of Radiological Technologies at Newman University, Megan Rucker, has recently been elected to be an alternate delegate for the American Society of Radiologic Technologists’ education chapter. Rucker has a Master of Science degree in ...

Newman University Nursing Program
Upcoming National Nurses Week celebrates students, faculty and staff

Friday, May 6 officially marks the beginning of National Nurses Week. This weeklong celebration ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, who is celebrated as the founder of modern nursing. The American Nurses Association ...

Liz Peuchen
How Newman University prepared Liz Peuchen for Notre Dame

Newman University graduate Liz Peuchen received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in the spring of 2014. Now, Peuchen is working on her Ph.D. at Notre Dame and in the process of doing cutting edge ...

Jody Werner
Retired OTA professor J.K. Werner retakes the wheel

On Wednesday, Apr. 6, J.K. “Jody” Werner, MA, OTR, a retired Newman University OTA professor, made a quick stop at the Wichita Newman University location to act as a guest lecturer for a pediatric class ...

Social Workshops
Social Work workshops set for April

In the month of April, students attending the Master of Social Work program will be organizing and hosting four workshops which are designed for social workers and other human service professionals, although everyone is welcome ...

Defying all odds: A journey to nursing school

The Newman University Nursing Program has earned a reputation for itself over the years, and that’s not a bad thing. With first-time licensure exam pass rates consistently above 90 percent, a direct admit option for high ...

medical mission trip
Students, alum return from Jamaica medical mission trip

Students Megan Hemel and McKenna Seiler traveled to Jamaica Feb. 8 for a medical mission trip with 23 other volunteers, including physicians, nurses, a physical therapist and those in training to join the medical field, led by ...

Newman University announces $8.2M in anonymous gifts

Newman University has announced three anonymous gifts which provide a major segment of funds raised thus far for a capital campaign to upgrade existing health science facilities and to build the Bishop Gerber Science Center. ...

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Newman Sonography Program has ties to Galichia, sets student on new path

Joseph Galichia, M.D., president and founder of Galichia Medical Group, is known throughout Wichita as a pioneer in the field of interventional cardiology. What many people don’t know however, is that Galichia also had a ...

Dr. Surendra Singh named Ingram’s ‘Icon of Education’

In a teaching career spanning more than four decades, Professor Emeritus of Biology Surendra Singh, Ph.D., has worked with colleagues to establish the highly respected Department of Biology at Newman University. This year, Singh has ...

Bishop Gerber Science Center
Building Newman University’s bright future in science and health sciences

Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies and Professor of Chemistry David Shubert, Ph.D. believes that, in the future, Newman University can double the number of students in science and health sciences with improved facilities ...

Melissa Grelinger
Alumna shares Newman University compelling story

Newman alumna Melissa Grelinger ’82 shared her memories as a student at Kansas Newman College, now Newman University, at the Facing Forward announcement event Saturday, Feb. 6. Grelinger, who with her husband Bart Grelinger, M.D. ’83 serves ...

NewmanFF.com and #NUFacingForward promote campaign for Bishop Gerber Science Center

A new website and hashtag for Newman University launched on Saturday, Feb. 6 to support and promote its Facing Forward campaign: NewmanFF.com and #NUFacingForward. Social media is playing a large role in helping boost the campaign to ...

Bishop Gerber honored at Facing Forward announcement event

Newman University honored the Most Rev. Eugene J. Gerber, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Wichita, at its ‘Facing Forward‘ announcement event Saturday, Feb. 6. ...

Newman University announces $30 million Facing Forward campaign

Newman University officials have announced a public fundraising campaign to upgrade existing health science education facilities and to build a new science education center to be named the Bishop Gerber Science Center, honoring The Most ...

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Newman University ranked No. 10 for online nursing program

Newman University was recently ranked tenth in the nation for its online nursing program by Affordable Colleges Online, adding another recognition to the university’s already touted nursing programs. “We made sure to highlight schools across the ...