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Laura Scholl to speak at AIGA Design Week

Laura Scholl, assistant professor of graphic design and digital art at Newman University, will present during Wichita Design Week hosted by AIGA Wichita. According to AIGA Wichita’s website, “Wichita Design Week is a week-long series of events ...

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Travis Prinzi – Harry Potter Literary Festival Speaker

Newman University Literary Festival — Travis Prinzi “Saving Dumbledore: Moral Imagination and Forgiveness in Harry Potter’s Death” Travis Prinzi is an author and speaker on the intersection of fantasy and politics, myth and culture in ...

Archie Macias – Cardinal Newman Medal Recipient – 2018

The Cardinal Newman Medal is considered the university’s highest honor. The 2018 awardee is alumnus and long-time friend, Archie Macias. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Year of Father Kapaun closes with Mass and dinner at Newman University

Newman University will play host to a special Wichita diocesan-wide celebration June 9 marking the closing to the “Year of Father Kapaun” and the 76th anniversary of the ordination of Fr. Kapaun. The event will begin ...

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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 ...

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Newman University Western Kansas Center helping tackle teacher shortage

There is a growing concern about an unsettling teacher shortage trend throughout the state. At the March Kansas Board of Education meeting, Kansas Commissioner of Education Randy Watson announced a Blue Ribbon Task Force would ...

Library to host ‘Triumph Over Procrastination’ event April 24

The Dugan Library will collaborate with Newman University faculty, support services staff and student tutors next week to offer academic assistance to students for one night in one place. “Triumph Over Procrastination” will take place ...

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 ...

Nursing students give back to community

On Monday, Mar. 21, the Newman University Nurses Christian Fellowship (NCF) spent their lunch hour making tie blankets to donate to victims of sexual assault in Wesley hospital emergency rooms. Brittney Huntington, NCF president, said ...

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 ...

Spring Break runs March 14-18

Next week,  Newman University students will take a much deserved break from classes. Spring Break runs March 14-18. Mass, confessions and adoration will not be held in St. John’s Chapel during Spring Break as well, and the university ...

Career Skills 101 to help Newman University students reach career goals

“Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge, wish for more wisdom.” – Jim Rohn, world renowned personal development expert ...

A surprise under the old carpet in St. John’s Chapel

Star Lumber entered St. John’s Chapel on Newman University campus this week to install new carpet. The new carpet is thanks, in part, to a donation from the Student Government Association, which SGA President Brandon Gollhofer is ...

Newman men’s basketball rolls in final non-league home game

Senior Gavin Thurman poured in a season-high 27 points and added eight rebounds, leading four players in double figures as the Newman Men’s Basketball Team led wire-to-wire to dispatch Bethel College, 99-77, on Monday, Dec. ...

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 ...

Newman SGA, School of Nursing and Allied Health team up for flu-shots

The Newman SGA and the School of Nursing and Allied Health will be offering free flu-shots to students Oct. 19. The vaccinations have been funded by SGA and will be administered by Nursing faculty in ...

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Fall Phonathon raising money for Newman Fund

Newman’s Fall Phonathon is underway. The a two and a half week service event that raises money for the Newman Fund kicked off on Oct. 4. The Advancement department holds a phonathon each semester of ...

Father Sam Brand: From Newman University to Priesthood

Some kids want to be doctors. Others want to be teachers. At 9, Wichita native Sam Brand knew he wanted to be a priest. “The life appealed to me,” Brand said. “I loved the prayer ...

High school students visit Newman Health Professions Day to learn about opportunities

The Newman University Admission department teamed up with Nursing and Allied Health faculty to hold a Newman Health Professions Day on Oct. 10. This day was intended to give current high school students who are ...

Junior heads to national championships, makes Newman tennis history

Junior Eduardo Dos Santos is making Newman tennis history, after winning the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s South Central Regional Championship on Sept. 27. Dos Santos will represent the South-Central Region as one of eight players in ...

Newman Chorale show to take audience on voyage “Over the Sea to the Skye”

The Newman University Chorale and Troubadours will present their first vocal music concert of the year at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 25 in historic St. John’s Chapel inside Sacred Heart Hall on the Newman ...

Hunger expert talks with Newman students, community

Rev. David Beckmann, author of Exodus from Hunger and a noted expert on hunger and poverty issues, talked with Newman freshman and also made a presentation to the larger Newman and Wichita communities Oct. 6 ...

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 ...

Campus Activities Board to host Newman University Family Weekend Oct. 9-11

The Campus Activities Board (CAB) will host Newman University Family Weekend Oct. 9-11 to welcome students’ families to campus. CAB will kick off the weekend’s events on Friday, Oct. 9 with a discounted showing of ...

Visit advances new collaboration, expanded opportunities for Newman University students on the horizon

In the not-too-distant future, Newman University students could be taking some coursework to complete their major in the United Kingdom. That possibility along with plenty of “intercontinental bonding” took place this week as Newman welcomed ...

Newman pre-law students take part in 2015 MINK Law Day

On Sept. 10 a group of Newman pre-law students traveled with Professor of Sociology and Pre-Law Advisor Larry Heck, Ph.D. to Overland Park, Kan., to attend MINK Law Day. MINK Law Day is presented by law ...

For Dr. George Smith, Newman has helped him discover his passions

“You are only as good as the things you love.” Those are words to live by according to Dr. George Smith, Associate Professor of Accountancy at Newman and a man with many interesting hobbies. At ...

Newman University Pope Mania

With Pope Francis on American soil there is no shortage of interest being generated for his first U.S. visit, especially on the Newman campus. Newman Campus Ministries hosted a doughnut and coffee watch party in the ...

Newman Resident Life director named to regional post

Director of Residence Life Lucas Mullin was recently appointed as the new NASPA Region IV-West Kansas membership coordinator. Mullin said that during his three-year term he would be responsible for a multitude of tasks, including ...

Newman grad and family travel 5K miles to visit campus

Newman University alum Andrew Danielski made a special 5,219 mile trip back to campus the week of Sept. 14 in order to show his family around his alma mater. Danielski is from Warsaw, Poland, and came ...

Learning Communities: Finding Your Niche at Newman

Imagine walking into your very first college class. You’ve been thinking about this day for years, and you’re excited, but the unknowns race through your head. How many people will there be? Am I dressed ...

Newman Career Services here to help students, alumni

The Newman University Career Services Office provides students and alumni with a variety of resources for career planning and professional development. All students are encouraged to take advantage of the services available through the Student Success ...

Former Newman soccer coach, local legend, honored at women’s game

Former Newman University Women’s Soccer Head Coach Alan Shepherd was honored posthumously during halftime of the Jets home contest Sept. 9. against East Central University. Shepherd died after suffering a heart attack Aug. 21. He ...