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Dean's List
Spring 2018 Dean’s List recognizes student achievement

Newman University officials have released the 2018 spring semester Dean’s List. ...

Wichita
Wichita Sports Hall of Fame inducts two of Newman’s finest

Director of Athletics Victor “Vic” Trilli and Volunteer Assistant Men’s Baseball Coach Mike Pelfrey will each be inducted into the Wichita Sports Hall of Fame. ...

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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Student Kevin Clack receives internship opportunity with KSN

Junior Kevin Clack recently began an internship with KSN-TV — a local news station in Wichita. Clack, who hails from Seguin, Texas, is a communication major with minors in Spanish and journalism. He is currently ...

Tour the new radiologic technology classroom and lab

The Facing Forward campaign made a huge impact on the Newman University campus. It provided the funding to build the state-of-the-art Bishop Gerber Science Center and most recently, the campaign helped to renovate parts of ...

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 ...

Tara Greiving
Nursing student recognized for incredible dedication to grandmother

Nursing student Tara Greiving was awarded the 2017 Duane Smith Caregiver Award on Nov. 2 at the Alzheimer’s Association conference.  ...

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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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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 ...

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Men’s basketball signs 11-year-old Julian Randle

On Friday evening, the Newman University men’s basketball team signed their youngest recruit ever. ...

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Dedication ceremony celebrates the future

Newman University hosted an eagerly awaited dedication ceremony of the new Bishop Gerber Science Center on Sept. 21. ...

Kickstart the academic year at Newman
Bulletproof resources to kickstart academic success

The academic year has begun and you’ve bought planners, folders and books. You’ve taken notes and are attending all of your classes so far. But what else can you do to prepare for success? We ...

Change is on the horizon for Newman Athletics

By David Rung Shifting membership in the Heartland Conference has put the Newman athletics program in a position to seek an NCAA Division II conference affiliation with member schools that more closely align with its ...

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Take a look inside the Newman residence halls

Whether you commute, have lived in the same residence hall all four years or are just downright curious, chances are good that you have wondered what the inside of the residence halls at Newman look ...

Reacting to the Past
Newman hosts educational game development conference

For some, learning is easier when the subject is brought to life — and Reacting to the Past does just that, taking learning to a highly interactive level. Beginning in the late 1990s, Mark C. ...

Linnea and Annie
Students experience internship with Partnership for Global Justice

While some may be sleeping in, lounging by the pool or flipping through the pages of a favorite novel, students Annie Dang and Linnea Ristow started an internship together with the Partnership for Global Justice. ...

Heimerman Demolition
Newman community says ‘goodbye’ to Heimerman Science Center

Friday, June 16 was not just another day on the Newman University campus. ...

alumni weekend
Alumni and families invited to participate in Newman Alumni Weekend June 23-25

Newman University invites alumni and their families to participate in entertainment, learning events, family fun and an opportunity to reconnect with fellow alumni at theNewman Alumni Weekend. The weekend of festivities kicks off Friday, June ...

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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 ...

2017 Spring Commencement
Spring 2017 Commencement ceremonies honor Newman University graduates

Hundreds gathered at Central Community Church in Wichita, Kan. on Saturday, May 13 during two separate ceremonies to honor the 2017 spring graduates during this year’s commencement ceremonies. ...

Diocese opens doors to a seminarian formation program

Editor’s Note: The following story by Christopher Riggs appeared in the April 21 edition of The Catholic Advance. Published here by permission. St. Joseph Parish to host seminarians who will study at Newman Diocesan seminarians will ...

Literary Festival
18th annual Literary Festival to take place April 20-22

The Newman University 18th annual Literary Festival is set to kick off on Thursday, April 20, 2017, with an opening keynote address by Dr. Tiffany Stern. Stern is the Chair of Shakespeare and Early Modern ...

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David Burkus is first to speak at the Business Speaker Series

The Newman University School of Business launched its Distinguished Speaker Series on Tuesday, March 28 with a keynote presented by David Burkus. ...

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Video: Bishop Gerber Science Center time-lapse update

Watch the construction unfold of the Bishop Gerber Science Center from a compilation of still photos from August 2016 through March 2017. ...

Jennifer Gantz
Jennifer Gantz receives 2017 Chief Financial Officer award

Jennifer Gantz, the vice president for finance and administration at Newman University, is a recipient of the Wichita Business Journal 2017 Chief Financial Officer (CFO) award. An awards ceremony hosted by the Business Journal was held on ...

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Director of Athletics Victor Trilli inducted into Sheridan College Hall of Fame

Victor “Vic” Trilli, who is in his ninth year as the director of athletics at Newman University, was inducted into the Sheridan College Athletics Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Trilli was nominated both ...

Sponsel and McGowan
And the winners are…

Homecoming Week at Newman University is filled with exciting events that allow students to celebrate with their collegiate community. One of the most popular events is the homecoming women and men’s basketball games, which includes ...

Homecoming Week
Homecoming week: No tailgating, no problem

The Newman University Homecoming will be celebrated as a part of Heritage Month during the week of Feb. 20-25, as a multitude of campus departments have banded together to organize a week designed to encourage campus ...

History Department hosts speaker Erin Weber, author of ‘Lennon vs. McCartney’

The Newman University History Department presents Erin Weber, author of “Lennon vs. McCartney: How Beatles History was Written and Re-Written,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. The event is free and ...

NU School of Business
New MBA program in Colorado Springs to launch in March

A new MBA program offered by Newman University will launch in Colorado Springs, Colo., for MSW students and alumni on Monday, March 13, 2017. The online program will focus on providing the same high-quality MBA degree ...

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Students give Newman University high marks on national survey

High school juniors and seniors looking for a college where they will be challenged to do their best work, have multiple opportunities to participate in service-learning activities, enjoy positive interactions with faculty and staff, and ...

Campus Ministry Winter Service Trip Group Photo
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 Administrative Assistant Monica Borger accompanied ...

Jan. 14 basketball games canceled

The women’s and men’s basketball games scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 14 against Lubbock Christian have been canceled due to weather. The make-up date for these games will be determined and announced at a later time. ...

Diana Stanley
Newman senior Diana Stanley to present papers at two major conferences

Newman senior and University Archives Lead Student Intern Diana Stanley has been selected to present papers at two separate conferences during the spring semester. ...

Mark Potter to retire after season

The surprising news broke Dec. 9. Longtime Men’s Head Basketball Coach Mark Potter will leave the Newman University sidelines following the completion of the current season. ...

Hibah Ullah
SGA President Hibah Ullah values diversity, family culture

Biochemistry pre-med major Hibah Ullah wants to make a difference on campus during her time as a Newman student. Being president of the Student Government Association (SGA) was important for Ullah. So important, she planned ...

Beata Benefactors Banquet Award Ceremony
Beata Benefactors Banquet shows thanks to those who give

The Newman University Advancement Department organized the annual Beata Benefactors Banquet to thank and honor those who have supported Newman University throughout the year. The event took place on Saturday, Nov. 5 in the Dugan-Gorges ...

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Eck family and auto dealerships pledge $100K to Newman University for new science facility

Newman University officials announced that the university has received a $100,000 pledge from Les and Pam Eck and the four auto dealerships owned by the Ecks in support of the new science and healthcare facility ...

Levi Esses receives award
Levi Esses receives Bethany Athletic Association Award of Merit

Dean of Students Levi Esses was selected to receive the 2016 Bethany Athletic Association Award of Merit. “I was surprised! It was just an honor to receive the Award of Merit and just to be recognized,” said Esses. ...

Difference Makers
New awards to honor community difference makers

With a goal to recognize individuals and organizations for the positive impact they create for our community, Newman University and the Wichita Eagle and Kansas.com announced the establishment of the Difference Makers for Wichita Awards. ...