David Denny, a Newman alum who graduated in 1984 with a degree in both marketing and business administration, shared how Father Tom Welk and the relationships he made at Newman saved his life.
Week 2: Advent season reflection series
Newman University invites you and your family to spiritually reflect on the second week of the Advent season.
Couple meets pope on honeymoon, finds joy in their theology careers
Not many people can say they met the Pope on their honeymoon. But Newman University alums Deanna (Jones) and Michael Johnston can.
Newman senior works full time with Wichita diocese Office of Hispanic Ministry
Senior Jose Morales, a double major in theology and philosophy, is balancing life as both a full-time student and full-time employee with the Office of Hispanic Ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita.
First-generation alumnus pays it forward through Party on the Plaza
For two-time alumnus David Borho (’01, ’11) and his wife, Glenna, Newman University’s Party on the Plaza is the ultimate opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of students.
Outstanding students honored with 2022 Academic Awards
The 2022 Academic Awards recognized several outstanding students of Newman University April 6 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center.
Newman students participate in Zoom call with Pope Francis
On February 24, Newman was part of a Zoom event called “Building Bridges: A Synodal Encounter Between Pope Francis and Universities.”
A great day for giving: 2022 Giving Day
For 24 hours, community members and supporters from around the globe rallied together to raise money during Newman Giving Day on March 1.
Video: 2022 Interfaith Prayer Breakfast at Newman
Students, faculty and staff gathered for fellowship and prayer during the “Journey of Faith” Interfaith Prayer Breakfast Thursday, February 10.
Interfaith Prayer Breakfast offers celebration through song, prayer, breakfast
All are welcome to attend this year’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast at 7:30 am Thursday, February 10 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center.
Love at Newman: Madeline Alvarez and Cole Schnieders
Senior Madeline (Alvarez) Schnieders and Cole Schnieders were married December 30, 2021, in Saint John’s Chapel.
Filmmakers show ‘Once Was Lost’ Father Kapaun documentary at Newman
More than 140 people watched the live showing of “Once Was Lost,” a Father Kapaun documentary created by Travis Heying and Roy Wenzl.
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.
Two Newman alumnae celebrate 50th jubilee as ASC sisters
Sister Susan Welsby ’73 and Sister Sara Dwyer ’73 celebrated their 50th Jubilees as Adorers of the Blood of Christ on Saturday, Sept. 4.
Four first-year seminarians begin their journey at Newman
Four seminarians from Saint Joseph’s House of Formation enrolled at Newman University this fall: Florence Barles, Richard Olsen, Zach Kelsey and Sam Schmidt.
Father Kapaun: home at last, remembering Newman roots
Father Emil Kapaun — who was ordained as a Catholic priest in Saint John’s Chapel at Newman University and died as a prisoner of war in North Korea 70 years ago — has finally returned home to Kansas.
First-year class welcomed with 2021 Mass of the Holy Spirit and Matriculation Ceremony
First-year students were celebrated and welcomed into the Newman community with the Mass of the Holy Spirit and Matriculation Ceremony Thursday, Aug. 26.
Sister Jenny Sellaro takes perpetual vows as an ASC
Last Saturday, Sister Jenny Sellaro publicly made her perpetual vows as an Adorer of the Blood of Christ (ASC) to “set her face ever more steadily toward the Lord.”
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
John Brungardt, Ph.D., speaks at philosophy colloquium
Newman University Medieval Philosophy Professor John Brungardt, Ph.D., recently spoke at a colloquium held at the IPC-Paris, a small college in downtown Paris. The institution he spoke at was founded… Continue reading John Brungardt, Ph.D., speaks at philosophy colloquium
Theology and mathematics graduate attends Baylor
Amanda Becker, a December 2018 graduate with a degree in theology and mathematics, is headed to Baylor in the fall to pursue her dream of teaching theology. Becker never planned… Continue reading Theology and mathematics graduate attends Baylor
Spring break in the Holy Land
Newman University theology graduate students experienced the Holy Land during spring break.
Dr. Cheryl Golden to study in Greece
Cheryl Golden, Ph.D., Newman University professor of history and director of international studies, has been selected as one of 20 faculty members in the U.S. who will travel to Greece… Continue reading Dr. Cheryl Golden to study in Greece
Newman Theology Faculty on the Air
Two of faculty members will be on KPHN Catholic Radio on May 1st. Please tune in, or, even better, call in and chat with them.
Newman alumna honored with papal knighthood for intellectual disability advocacy
Catherine (Curry) Mardon, 2007 Newman graduate, advocates for those with mental illnesses and disability, and young adults suffering from fetal alcohol syndrome. Mardon said her time at Newman was positive… Continue reading Newman alumna honored with papal knighthood for intellectual disability advocacy
Fr. Gile on Hatteberg’s People
Set your DVRs now for an episode of Hatteberg’s People on KPTS, November 9 at 7:00pm. Our own Fr. Gile is one of the subjects of the episode, filmed several… Continue reading Fr. Gile on Hatteberg’s People
Catholic Perspective on Immigration
Dr. Papsdorf will be speaking Tuesday, 9/26, at 7:00pm in Hutchinson for Theology on Tap Hutch. He will be presenting on a Catholic view of immigration. Please come join us… Continue reading Catholic Perspective on Immigration
Fr. Gile in Hutchinson on May 23rd
If you haven’t heard Fr. Gile’s talk “Is Pope Francis a Liberal?”, you should make a short drive to Hutchinson where he will be speaking in the Theology on Tap series… Continue reading Fr. Gile in Hutchinson on May 23rd
Theology graduate program students to visit the Holy Land
Assistant Professor of Theology Matthew Umbarger will be leading a group of theology graduate students during a trip to the Holy Land, which will take place March 16-27, 2017. This trip… Continue reading Theology graduate program students to visit the Holy Land
Campus Ministry helps Catholic Charities in Chicago during annual winter service trip
Adding a retreat component to an annual winter service trip was something new for Campus Ministry at Newman University. Newman Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry Father John Fogliasso and Campus Ministry… Continue reading Campus Ministry helps Catholic Charities in Chicago during annual winter service trip
Catholic Identity and Academic Freedom
On Tuesday, October 11, at 6:00 p.m. in the Alumni Center, there will be a panel discussion on academic freedom and the Catholic intellectual tradition. Our Provost, Dr. Kim Long,… Continue reading Catholic Identity and Academic Freedom
“Foundations of the Catholic Faith” in Liberal, KS — September 10th
On Saturday, September 10th, Dr. Joshua Papsdorf will be presenting on The Holy Trinity and Salvation History as part of a day of Catholic education at Saint Anthony’s Parish in… Continue reading “Foundations of the Catholic Faith” in Liberal, KS — September 10th
Theology Professor Writes On Parenting and Ferris Bueller
A short essay by Dr. Joshua Papsdorf, Director of the Graduate Program in Theology, recently appeared on the Catholic website Aleteia.org.
Theology Program at Midwest Catholic Family Conference
This will be our second year with a table at the Midwest Catholic Family Conference in Wichita on Friday, August 5th through Sunday, August 7th. If you are planning on… Continue reading Theology Program at Midwest Catholic Family Conference
Fr. Gile to Speak on Pope Francis
Newman Theology Professor and Dean of Graduate Studies, Fr. Joseph Gile, will be speaking at the Spiritual Life Center on July 21st. Fr. Gile will be discussing the question, “Is… Continue reading Fr. Gile to Speak on Pope Francis
Newman Faculty and Alumni at the Catholic Culture Conference
This weekend, April 22-23, 2016, the Spiritual Life Center is hosting their second annual Catholic Culture Conference here in Wichita. Along with keynote speaker, Anthony Esolen, our own Dr. Matthew Umbarger… Continue reading Newman Faculty and Alumni at the Catholic Culture Conference
Theology grad student publishes healthcare Op-Ed
Family medicine specialist Donna Flemming Ewy, Ph.D., recently had her editorial on healthcare and expanding KanCare in Kansas published in the Wichita Eagle. Read Ewy’s editorial >> In her editorial, Ewy… Continue reading Theology grad student publishes healthcare Op-Ed
Dr. Papsdorf at Theology on Tap – July 14th
Associate Professor of Theology, Joshua Papsdorf, will be speaking on “Wrestling with St. Augustine” for Theology on Tap in Wichita, July 14th. The event takes place at the Loft 150… Continue reading Dr. Papsdorf at Theology on Tap – July 14th