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Preview Day
High school students visit Newman for ‘Preview Day’

High school students were recently invited to visit the Newman campus to give them a feel for what a future at the university might be like. The Newman University admissions team hosted a traditional “Preview ...

John Clevenger
Board member John Clevenger leaves a legacy of generosity

The Newman community was extremely saddened to hear of the passing of board member John Clevenger on July 22, 2017. Clevenger joined the Newman University Board of Trustees in September 2013. As an executive committee member, he was ...

Theology Program Potluck with Dr. Matthew Levering

Students, alumni and friends of the Theology program are invited to join us for a potluck on Tuesday, August 9th, at 6:00pm here on campus. We will be meeting in the Alumni Lounge of Dugan ...

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Newman Theology Faculty and Alumnus at Summer Symposium

July 14-16 Newman Theology Professor John McCormick and MA/MTS alumnus Dusty Gates will both be presenting as part of the Spiritual Life Center’s Summer Symposium. Dr. McCormick will be speaking on “Green Discipleship” and Dusty ...

Virtual Tutoring closes the gap between distance

Newman University has always offered tutoring for its students, even at a distance, but newly discovered video telecommunicating technology allows the university to take that one step further. Virtual Tutoring began in a pilot phase ...

Newman 360Five
Newman360Five bids a tasty adieu!

Hey Newman360Five fans! Justin Ralph here, one of the regular correspondents and head editor of Newman360Five, and I would like to thank you all personally for watching and supporting this little web series! Originally the ...

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 will be speaking on Saturday, ...

Newman science outreach programs moving forward

The Newman University Hispanic Scholar and Native American Scholar programs are quickly coming to a close. The programs began meeting every Wednesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. beginning on Feb. 3 and they will finish ...

Newman University Orientation Leaders announced

The 2016-2017 Newman University Orientation Leaders were announced this week and many of them are already excited for Jet Days. Orientation Leaders assist the Student Life team in not only welcoming new students to Newman ...

Amy Emerson’s Jet Life

Freshman Amy Emerson describes herself as a quiet person. However, she certainly does not keep to herself as you can easily find her on campus hanging out with friends in the residence halls, doing improv ...

German Holocaust expert Waitman Beorn is the Fall History Speaker Nov. 2

Newman University will present Waitman Beorn, Ph.D., director of the Virginia Holocaust Museum in Richmond, Va., as the Fall History Speaker. Born will speak at 7 p.m., Nov. 2 in the Newman University Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. His talk ...

Jet Days service project: 50K meals for poor in Tanzania

While most universities and colleges around the country have orientation sessions for new students, few include a service project as part of the agenda. During the Saturday morning Jet Days ’15 schedule, time was set ...

Passing the torch: Totus Tuus ignites student faith

Editor’s Note: The following story appeared in the summer 2015 edition of Inside Newman Magazine. What if I told you that the most important part of your college career might happen in the summer? Believe ...

Newman Residence Life Office moves to Merlini Hall

For the past few years, Residence Life has housed itself with the rest of the Student Life offices in the Dugan Library. However, over the summer, the program’s leaders decided that it would be beneficial ...

Stuck in the mud

Having fun on campus can get a little messy! This past year, intramural sports were all the rage, and with so many options, what’s not to love? Student Life Coordinator Mic Brunner made sure Newman ...

Newman learning communities

Nervous about being a college student? Newman University offers Learning Communities for first year students to help you instantly connect with other new Jets allowing you to quickly build relationships with fellow students and faculty. ...

NSP: Newman Studies Program

The Newman Studies Program (NSP) is our unique and nationally recognized academic core curriculum designed to prepare Newman graduates for success in the job market and beyond. NSP is designed to arm our graduates with ...

What you need to know about Newman University

Scholarships Quality Education Made Affordable Newman offers students a variety of scholarships, grants and need-based aid to help make Newman affordable. For a complete list of scholarships, plus requirements and application information, please visit www.newmanu.edu/scholarships. ...

Button up for the Wichita River Festival

Ask anyone in Wichita what they do in the summer, and chances are you’ll get the same answer – Riverfest. The 10 day, city-wide festival encompasses carnival food, amusement park rides, concerts, jet ski races ...

The art of understanding

The Newman University Bachelor of Science in Counseling program is more than a major; for many students, it’s a calling. It takes a special type of person with a special set of carefully honed skills ...

Passing the torch: totus tuus ignites student faith

What if I told you that the most important part of your college career might happen in the summer? Believe it! Passing midterms and studying for finals are required to reach graduation, but exploring meaningful ...

Keep Calm and Get Into Med School

Whether you’re about to start high school or have recently graduated college, you’ve probably heard how important it is to plan ahead, especially if you’re looking to tack “M.D.” behind your name. Luckily, Newman University ...

Newman’s own award-winning playwright

It has all the makings of a great movie, or more aptly, a great play. A highly-motivated and talented student attends a small college with a new theatre program and receives opportunities she may not ...

Levi Esses is all in

One look at Levi and you would think he’s been a Jet for life, though he just joined the Newman family in January. Rarely seen decked-out in anything other than a Newman-emblazoned stocking cap, a ...

Theology Student Meets Pope Francis

    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 — Angie Albright and her husband, ...

2015 Jetspy Awards kick off new Newman Athletics tradition

Sports fans know all about ESPN’s ESPY Awards, the all-sports cable network’s year-end honors saluting athletic excellence from the professional and collegiate playing fields. Not to be outdone, Newman University held its first-ever Jetspy Awards May ...

Honors Program graduating students honored

On Tuesday, April 28, five students were honored at a small reception held by Associate Professor of History and Director of the Honors Program Kelly McFall, Ph.D. The five students will be graduating this May and have ...

Newman Instrumental Ensemble to perform ‘A Musical Trip Through TV Land’ April 19

On April 19 the Newman University Music Department will present an instrumental ensemble concert, “A Musical Trip Through TV Land.”  The concert will feature music from many classic TV theme songs and will include songs from shows such as ...

Final Friday April 24 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Two-Headed Beast’ with paintings, digital prints, other media

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Two-Headed Beast” by Dustin Parker and Greg Turner as the eighth and final show of its 2014-2015 season. The exhibit will begin with a Final Friday reception from ...

Newman University presents “Fair Departure” April 16-19

Newman University will present student C.L. Smet’s nationally recognized, award-winning play “Fair Departure” for four evening performances. The show will be performed at 8 p.m. on April 16, 17, and 18, and at  7 p.m. ...

Newman University Athletics
Alumni Tailgate Reunion Party

On Saturday, April 18 from 11:15 a.m. to 7 p.m., the Newman University Alumni Association will hold the “Free BBQ, Beer and Ball” Alumni Tailgate Reunion Party in Parking Lot C located near the baseball and ...

16th Annual Literary Festival a blast of nerdy fun

The 16th annual Newman University Literary Festival took place April 9-10 with the theme “Science and Literature.” The festival included multiple events such as a keynote speech and panel discussion on April 9 by internationally acclaimed science ...

100% of Newman OTA students pass examination yet again

For the second year in a row, 100 percent of Newman Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) students passed the Certification Examination for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy ...

Alumni Board seeks nominations for 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Alumni Board of Directors Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for our 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Nominees must be graduates of the academy, junior college or college/university at least five years beyond their graduation year. Nominees ...

Newman journalism students grab state awards

The Newman University Vantage student newspaper won 21 awards at the Kansas Collegiate Media conference April 11 at the Drury Plaza Broadview Hotel in downtown Wichita. The paper won a silver medal for overall publication in ...

That’s the Ticket! Newman SGA elections underway

The 2015-16 Student Government Association elections are underway. Voting for the new SGA president and vice-president began April 16 and runs to April 19. Students will vote online for SGA president/vice president and on an ...

Wichita Circles Network
2015 Silent Auction will be April 17

The Staff Assembly of Newman University is proud to sponsor the 15th annual Silent Auction on Friday, April 17, 2015. Proceeds will benefit Newman University’s Hearts and Hands Fund and the Delano Circles Project – ...

Newman ranked 15th nationally for Small College RN-BSN programs

Newman University is ranked 15th in an article titled “30 Great Small Colleges for an RN-BSN Degree” published this month by Best Master of Science in Nursing. Newman is the only Kansas institution to make the list. ...

Campus events help students thank Newman donors

More than 100 Newman University students, officials and donors gathered at the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center April 13 for the annual Newman Scholarship Luncheon. The luncheon gives scholarship recipients and their respective donors who make the ...

Accepted Student Day draws future students and family to campus

More than 100 guests gathered on the Newman University campus April 11 for Accepted Student Day. “Saturday was a great day. We had 43 families on campus representing six states and 27 high schools,” Director of ...