Category: Science & Health

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 ...

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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; ...