Category: Events

education
Max Frazier, Ph.D., celebrates education through two significant events

Interim Director of the School of Education and Associate Professor Max Frazier was invited to two significant events in the month of February — the Jardine Film Festival and the Kansas Exemplary Educators Network (KEEN) conference ...

KSNA Conference
Nursing students attend legislative conference

Director of Nursing Teresa Vetter accompanied seven nursing students to the 42nd Annual Kansas State Nursing Association (KSNA) Legislative Conference in Topeka this year. ...

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Time For tea

High tea at Newman University is a long loved tradition by many. The tea is lovely and the finger foods are delightful, but those two components are not what keeps the tradition of high tea ...

Cardinal Newman Mass
Homily celebrates Newman namesake

Below is the Cardinal Newman Mass homily as delivered by Father John Fogliasso, university chaplain, Feb. 21, 2018. Welcome to the annual Cardinal Newman Mass. It is great to see so many students, staff, faculty ...

‘Difference Makers for Wichita’ to honor 10 service-minded individuals

Ten local individuals and businesses will be honored for their service to the community at the “Difference Makers for Wichita” awards banquet to be held Feb. 24 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman ...

James K A Smith
Christian philosopher James K.A. Smith to speak on ‘Resident Aliens: The City of God in a Secular Age’

Christian philosopher and speaker James K.A. Smith will be at Newman University from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 23 and 24, in the Jabara Flexible Theater located in the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. ...

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Steckline presents art by Kevin P. Kelly at Final Friday exhibit

The Steckline Gallery at Newman University will present “Taco Bell Interior” featuring art by Kevin P. Kelly. The exhibition will begin with a Final Friday reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 23 and will ...

‘It’s not you, it’s them’ – micro aggression and unconscious bias panel

The Diversity program will host a panel about facing microaggression and unconscious bias on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 5-8 p.m. in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. A microaggression is a statement, action or incident regarded as ...

Wichita's Littlest Heroes
Little heroes with lots of heart

Newman University partnered with Wichita’s Littlest Heroes (WLH) Saturday, Feb. 10, to provide a fun day for children who are battling a life-threatening medical condition. The athletic department hosted a free breakfast and free basketball and ...

Homecoming
Homecoming Week at Newman University

Newman University celebrated Homecoming Week from Feb. 5 -10 with a week’s worth of fun, entertainment and Jet spirit. Each year in February, Jet pride is felt all around campus as students celebrate together. Newman’s ...

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The intriguing history behind the Feast Day of St. Maria De Mattias

Feb. 4 is the Feast Day of Saint Maria De Mattias — the founder of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC). According to the history of ASC, “Maria De Mattias was proclaimed a ...

High-Tea-2018
A day of tradition and tea

High tea is a cherished tradition that has become a part of the year that Newman University staff, student, and faculty look forward to each year. It has been a highlight of Cardinal Newman Week ...

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Heritage Month — history and tradition

Rich history and timeless tradition are important traits of Newman University. The two come together throughout Heritage Month, celebrated each year in February. The celebration honors the university’s namesake, John Henry Cardinal Newman, and its founders, ...

Intramurals
Intramural Sports coming back to life at Newman

Director of Student Activities Morgan Calvert — with the help of student employees Quincy Barnard and Vincent Couto — is working on bringing fun competitions back to the Newman University community through a revamped intramural sports ...

Holocaust Awareness Night

The International Student Association (ISA) hosted a Holocaust Awareness Night event Jan. 25 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. Professor Larry Justice presented on the book, “Until We Meet Again: A True Story of Love and ...

Wrestling team making a name for themselves

The Newman wrestling team has had great success on the mat this season — but it’s not over yet. The team recently turned out four champions and two runner-ups at the 9th Annual Kansas Cup hosted ...

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Father Tatro returns to Newman for Gerber Institute ‘Lunch and Learn’

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies welcomes Father Joe Tatro as he presents, “Catholic Anthropology  and The Application to Therapeutic Practice.” ...

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High tea returns for Cardinal Newman week

During Cardinal Newman Week, Newman University will present its annual high tea with two separate events Tuesday, Feb. 20. The first event, a high tea, will take place from 2-4 p.m., and the second, an ...

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Lab Coat Ceremony recognizes students for their accomplishments

Newman University held its first-ever Lab Coat Ceremony on Jan. 18 with help from a grant provided by Volunteer Kansas. ...

Newman alumni relations prepares for annual alumni weekend

Alumni Weekend will be held earlier this year beginning April 20. All Newman University alumni will receive invitations in their physical mailbox as well as an email in the coming month. Some noteworthy changes are ...

Students attend service trip
Students travel to Denver for annual service trip

While many students enjoyed their last moments of winter break at home and faculty members returned to campus for the spring semester, Newman University Chaplain Father John Fogliasso accompanied a group of seven students to ...

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Big changes to the Jet Open Golf Tournament

The annual Laurie Bell Memorial Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament is seeing a big change this year. Previously held in recent years at Rolling Hills Country Club, the tournament will now be held at Crestview Country ...

Art professor enjoys ‘family reunion’ at City Arts

Associate Professor of Art Mary Werner was invited to display two of her paintings at City Arts’ 20th-anniversary exhibit, “20×20.” The show opened Jan. 5 and features 20 well-known local artists who had to meet ...

2017 in review
2017 Year in Review

Newman University has experienced many new beginnings and celebrated numerous achievements with staff, faculty, students and alumni. Take a look back at our Year in Review with the most popular stories from student stories, athletics, alumni and ...

Nursing Pinning
Pinning ceremony recognizes fall 2017 nursing candidates

Newman University recognized 23 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree during the fall 2017 Nursing Pinning Ceremony. ...

Nursing Honor Society
Honor Society of Nursing inducts 12 Newman students

Nursing students from Newman University and surrounding colleges were inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing on Nov. 5. Twelve Newman University students were among the 50 students inducted at the ...

Bingo Night
De-stressing with ‘Breakfast and Bingo’

Newman University students gathered in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center for some delicious breakfast food, games and prizes as a way to kick back and relax before finals week. The semiannual “Breakfast and Bingo,” which is ...

Christmas break
Newman community prepares for Christmas break

  Trees and decorations are popping up everywhere at Newman University! Students, staff and faculty are looking forward to the upcoming Christmas break to spend valuable time with friends and loved ones. University offices will be closed ...

Scholars Day allows seniors to present final projects

Scholars Day is the opportunity for students nearing graduation to show the value of the courses they’ve taken to earn their degree. ...

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Salvation Army and Newman University continue a tradition together

For nearly 30 years, the Newman community has partnered with the Salvation Army in Wichita, Kansas, to purchase gifts for the Salvation Army Angel Tree program and volunteer at the annual distribution day. More than ...

Christmas Party
Campus diversity clubs co-host the ‘Holly Jolly Holiday Party’

Newman University diversity clubs on campus want to help spread Christmas cheer. The clubs have joined forces to throw a family-friendly “Holly Jolly Holiday Party,” sponsored by Student Government Association, that will raise money for ...

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Freshmen hold ‘alternative market’ as fall service project

Newman freshmen in Professor of History Kelly McFall’s Traditions and Transitions (T&T) class chose to hold an “alternative market” as their fall service project. McFall said that several of his past T&T classes have also ...

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Newman Music Department to present Christmas concert Dec. 3

The Newman University Music Department will present its annual Christmas concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, in the performance hall inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. Joining the Newman University Chorale and Troubadours ...

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Blankets bring comfort to victims of sexual assault

Each semester, the nursing students at Newman University volunteer an hour of their time to make blankets for victims of sexual assault. The tradition began a few years ago when a Newman student approached Associate ...

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Newman University presents Broadway hit ‘Footloose’

Lights, camera and everybody cut footloose. Newman University music and theater department presents Broadway hit “Footloose” at 8 p.m. Nov. 16-18 and 2 p.m. Nov. 19. Newman’s Director of Music Deanne Zogleman will direct the show; ...

RA's
Resident assistants help keep students involved and connected

Being a resident assistant on a college campus is a job that requires more than just living in the dorms and keeping students in line. Along with other things, resident assistants (RAs) are required to ...

Final Friday
The Big Nasty Press showcases at Steckline Gallery

The Steckline Gallery at Newman University will present “Dirty Laundry and Other Stuff,” a portfolio by The Big Nasty Press featuring works by a dozen different artists. The exhibition will begin with a Final Friday ...

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Exhibition game between NU and WSU raises money for Red Cross

The Newman University men’s basketball team went head-to-head with Wichita State University on Monday, Nov. 6, in an exhibition game to raise money for hurricane relief. Proceeds from the game went to the American Red Cross ...

Making a mindful city

A quiet revolution is in the works. When life feels like a blur, turn to mindful living practices to ground yourself, take a breath and slow down. The first of many intended monthly community conversations ...

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NSLS to host career skills talk with business dean Andrews

The National Society of Leadership and Success in conjunction with Career Services and Northwestern Mutual is hosting “Relevant Career Skills” featuring speaker Brett Andrews, Ph.D., dean of the Newman School of Business. The free event ...