Kemper Foundation awards $250,000 to Newman University Facing Forward campaign for renovated and new science facilities

The William T. Kemper Foundation – Commerce Bank, Trustee, of Kansas City, Mo., has awarded a $250,000 grant to Newman University in support of the upcoming Bishop Gerber Science Center… Continue reading Kemper Foundation awards $250,000 to Newman University Facing Forward campaign for renovated and new science facilities

Newman University receives $1 million ‘challenge’ grant from the Mabee Foundation

Newman University has been issued a $1 million challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation of Tulsa, Okla., to support Facing Forward, a capital campaign to renovate existing… Continue reading Newman University receives $1 million ‘challenge’ grant from the Mabee Foundation

Newman University presents Christian recording artist Ike Ndolo in concert April 16

Newman University will present an outdoor concert from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 featuring nationally known Christian folk/praise musician Ike Ndolo and his band. The concert will… Continue reading Newman University presents Christian recording artist Ike Ndolo in concert April 16

Newman University ‘Human Trafficking Awareness Week’ April 11-16 will feature international, local experts

Although exact statistics are difficult to obtain, it is estimated that 21 million people around the world are victims of human trafficking and forced labor. Approximately 5.5 million of those… Continue reading Newman University ‘Human Trafficking Awareness Week’ April 11-16 will feature international, local experts

Final Friday Mar. 25 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Local & State’ by Ann Resnick

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Local & State” by Ann Resnick as the seventh show of its 2015-2016 season. The exhibition of paper/mixed media, which begins with a Final… Continue reading Final Friday Mar. 25 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Local & State’ by Ann Resnick

Provost, Vice President of Academic Affairs leaving NU for Evansville

Michael Austin, Ph.D., provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, has accepted an offer to become the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Evansville in Evansville,… Continue reading Provost, Vice President of Academic Affairs leaving NU for Evansville

Newman University announces $8.2M in anonymous gifts

Newman University has announced three anonymous gifts which provide a major segment of funds raised thus far for a capital campaign to upgrade existing health science facilities and to build the… Continue reading Newman University announces $8.2M in anonymous gifts

Newman University Theatre Department to present ‘A Man for All Seasons’ March 3 – 6

The Newman University Theatre Department will present for its spring theatrical production “A Man for All Seasons” at 8 p.m. March 3-5 and at 2 p.m. March 6. All shows… Continue reading Newman University Theatre Department to present ‘A Man for All Seasons’ March 3 – 6

Final Friday Feb. 26 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Sacred Fibers’ by Susan De Wit Fiber Group

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Sacred Fibers: fibers expressed as holy, venerated, or spiritual” by the Susan De Wit Fiber Group as the sixth show of its 2015-2016… Continue reading Final Friday Feb. 26 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Sacred Fibers’ by Susan De Wit Fiber Group

Newman University announces $30 million Facing Forward campaign

Newman University officials have announced a public fundraising campaign to upgrade existing health science education facilities and to build a new science education center to be named the Bishop Gerber… Continue reading Newman University announces $30 million Facing Forward campaign

Final Friday Jan. 29 at Steckline Gallery presents ‘Interpersonal’ paintings by Gregory Folken

A work by Gregory Folken

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Interpersonal” by Gregory Folken as the fifth show of its 2015-2016 season. The exhibition of paintings, which begins with a Final Friday reception… Continue reading Final Friday Jan. 29 at Steckline Gallery presents ‘Interpersonal’ paintings by Gregory Folken

Two Newman University students receive Forty & Eight nursing scholarships

Newman University nursing students Emily Spexarth of Colwich, Kan., and Clarissa Stuhlsatz of Garden Plain, Kan., each received a $500 scholarship to help cover the costs of their studies from… Continue reading Two Newman University students receive Forty & Eight nursing scholarships

Final Friday Nov. 27 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Shackleton’ screen prints by Kevin Mullins

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Shackleton” by Kevin Mullins as the fourth show of its 2015-2016 season. The exhibition of mixed media and screen printing, which begins with… Continue reading Final Friday Nov. 27 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Shackleton’ screen prints by Kevin Mullins

Final Friday Oct. 30 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘The Box Project,’ paintings by Eric Carbrey

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “The Box Project” by Eric Carbrey as the third show of its 2015-2016 season. The exhibition of paintings, which begins with a Final… Continue reading Final Friday Oct. 30 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘The Box Project,’ paintings by Eric Carbrey

Newman English Professor Susan Crane-Laracuente receives Faculty of Distinction award

Assistant Professor of English Susan Crane-Laracuente received the 2015 Teaching Excellence Award.

Associate Professor of English Susan Crane-Laracuente, Ph.D. is one of 17 college faculty members in Kansas to receive a Faculty of Distinction award from the Kansas Independent College Association (KICA). She… Continue reading Newman English Professor Susan Crane-Laracuente receives Faculty of Distinction award

Five Newman seniors, two juniors gain early acceptance to medical school programs

All five Newman University pre-med students who interviewed with the University of Kansas School of Medicine for early admittance this semester were recently notified that they had been accepted. Starla Dugan,… Continue reading Five Newman seniors, two juniors gain early acceptance to medical school programs

‘Hay Fever’ show to ‘infect’ campus with laughter

The Newman University Theatre Department season opener “Hay Fever” is said to cause symptoms including uncontrollable giggling, light-heartedness, and, in extreme cases, highly infectious laughter in people of all ages. “Hay… Continue reading ‘Hay Fever’ show to ‘infect’ campus with laughter

Renowned expert and author on hunger David Beckmann to speak at Newman University Oct. 6

Rev. David Beckmann, author of Exodus from Hunger and a noted expert on overcoming hunger and poverty, will speak at Newman University at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6 in… Continue reading Renowned expert and author on hunger David Beckmann to speak at Newman University Oct. 6

Newman University students, staff, faculty welcome Pope Francis visit to America

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Although his plans include visiting only three cities, plenty of students, staff and faculty at Newman University say they are affected – and excited – about the visit to the… Continue reading Newman University students, staff, faculty welcome Pope Francis visit to America

Final Friday Sept. 25 at Newman University Steckline Galley presents ‘White, Et Cetera,’ drawings by Gehry Kolher

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “White, Et Cetera” by Gehry Kolher as the second show of its 2015-2016 season. The exhibition of drawings, which begins with a Final… Continue reading Final Friday Sept. 25 at Newman University Steckline Galley presents ‘White, Et Cetera,’ drawings by Gehry Kolher

Business expertise, ethics will be focus of new School of Business at Newman University

Newman University will create a new School of Business that focuses not only on knowledge and expertise in business, but also ethics, entrepreneurship and socially conscious practices in business. The… Continue reading Business expertise, ethics will be focus of new School of Business at Newman University

Final Friday Aug. 28 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Clay with a Capital T’ ceramics by Clay Cartel

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Clay with a Capital T. Tea Pots, Trays, Tureens” by The Clay Cartel as the first show of its 2015-2016 season. The exhibit… Continue reading Final Friday Aug. 28 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Clay with a Capital T’ ceramics by Clay Cartel