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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 ...

Outdoor Eucharistic Adoration event at Newman University Sept. 13

Newman University will host a citywide evening of Eucharistic Adoration service and street dance on Sunday, Sept. 13. Several hundred people are expected to attend the event, which is sponsored by Newman University Campus Ministries and Wichita ...

Internship helped Newman student develop a passion for Radiologic Technology

Katie Little is no stranger to lead vests. But she’s not headed into a gunfight any time soon. She’s got her own superhuman skills she hopes will render her future career plans bulletproof. X-ray vision ...

Newman community coping with loss of student athlete Reece Wright-Conklin

Newman students, staff, faculty and friends alike are still reeling from the loss of senior student-athlete Reece Wright-Conklin, who passed away in a motorcycle accident early Thursday morning, Sept. 3. According to police, Wright-Conklin was ...

Newman Criminal Justice helps real superheroes

So you want to fight crime, but brightly colored spandex costumes and unnecessary exposure to radioactive spiders aren’t really your thing? No worries. At Newman University, we know superheroes are everywhere, even if being Batman ...

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 ...

Newman University medical technology alumni gather June 13

The first ever Newman University medical technology alumni gathering was held in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center June 13. Director of Development for Sciences and Health Sciences Therese Wetta, ASC, welcomed the group to ...

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, ...

75th anniversary of Fr. Kapaun’s ordination at Newman University

Newman University holds a distinctive connection with the man who may someday be numbered among the saints of the Catholic Church. Father Emil Kapaun was ordained a priest in St. John’s Chapel at Newman University on June ...

Newman Campus Activity Board Breakfast and Bingo draws big crowd

The Campus Activity Board Breakfast and Bingo is one of Newman University’s traditional student events. The CAB gathering on the eve of finals was a huge hit this past Sunday night, drawing a large crowd for ...

Newman University Western Kansas Center helping address education challenges

An internet search for the term “teacher shortage” brings tens of thousands of results. Over the past six months hundreds of articles have been published regarding states and communities challenged by a lack of qualified ...

Newman University Speakers Bureau, Wilkerson popular on local speaking circuit

Newman University students know their professors and instructors are skilled educators. Now, thanks to the Newman University Speakers Bureau, members of the community get to share in the experience. Director of Adult and Continuing Studies and Instructor ...

HealthPulse focuses on Type 2 diabetes for May 12 lecture

Newman University and the KU School of Medicine-Wichita are teaming up to host HealthPulse, a community lecture series designed to educate the public on health matters. On Tuesday, May 12, Justin Moore, M.D., will present “Eye ...

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. ...

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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 ...