More than 140 people watched the live showing of “Once Was Lost,” a Father Kapaun documentary created by Travis Heying and Roy Wenzl.
Newman University recently joined the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities cohort in support of a 7-year Laudato Si’ action plan.
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 seminarians from Saint Joseph’s House of Formation enrolled at Newman University this fall: Florence Barles, Richard Olsen, Zach Kelsey and Sam Schmidt.
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 students were celebrated and welcomed into the Newman community with the Mass of the Holy Spirit and Matriculation Ceremony Thursday, Aug. 26.
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.”
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
Newman University has released its 2021 spring Dean’s List.
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
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
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
Newman University theology graduate students experienced the Holy Land during spring break.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A short essay by Dr. Joshua Papsdorf, Director of the Graduate Program in Theology, recently appeared on the Catholic website Aleteia.org.
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
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
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
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
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
On the most recent MA/MTS program Rome trip, MTS student Angela Albright had a memorable experience as presented in the Catholic Advance. Newman grad gets newlywed gift —… Continue reading Theology Student Meets Pope Francis
No you were not mistaken; that was your favorite priest/theology professor on your screen. Fr. Gile was recently interviewed on KSN in conjunction with the AD: The Bible Continues mini-series.
Dr. Joshua Papsdorf of the Theology Department will be speaking on Feb. 27th at noon at the Spiritual Life Center on the ethical issues surrounding vaccines. The talk will be… Continue reading Ethics of Vaccines Discussion
Dr. David Wall, an alum of the MTS program, will be presenting each Thursday in Lent on “Seven Sinners in Search of a Savior.” The talks will focus on Jesus’… Continue reading Spiritual Life Center Lenten Series by Theology Alum
Jean Heimann, a recent alum of the MA in Theology program, had her book Seven Saints for Seven Virtues, published by Servant Books recently. In addition to wonderful reviews on Amazon.com,… Continue reading “Seven Saints for Seven Virtues” by Theology Alum
Several months ago we noted that Dusty Gates, an alum of the MA in Theology program, had an article published in Crisis, the Catholic magazine and website. Since then, Dusty… Continue reading Alum Becomes Regular Crisis Contibutor
Donovan Bailey, an alumnus of the Masters in Theological Studies program, has recently begun serving the Church, along with his family, as a lay missionary. After completing training in Mexico,… Continue reading MTS Alum Begins Work as Missionary
Jackie Arnold, an alumna of the MA in Theology program, will be presenting a talk on “Reviving a Catholic Vision of History” on Saturday, June 21st, at the Spiritual Life… Continue reading Talk on “Catholic Vision of History” by MA in Theology Alum
Dusty Gates, an alumnus of the MA in Theology program, recently had an article published by the pastoral magazine, Homiletic & Pastoral Review. In the article, “The Holy Cross: A… Continue reading “Mockingjay” Article by MA in Theology Alum
John Kennedy, an alum of the first MTS cohort, was recently honored for his years of service in teaching PSR and serving in a variety of other roles at St.… Continue reading Newman MTS Alum Honored