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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 ...

Resident assistant staff announced for 2015-16 academic year

The Department of Residence Life has announced its 2015 – 2016 Resident Assistant staff.  Nine current Newman students, including three returners and one alternate, were selected for positions. ...

April 7 final ‘Mission Talk’ will focus on Monsignor McNeill’s Life and Legacy

Newman University will present “McNeill’s Life and Legacy: In Retrospect,” the final lecture of the 2014-15 series of “Mission Talks,” from noon to 1 p.m., April 7, in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center, inside the ...

Newman Studies Program change provides more flexibility for students

The Newman University faculty approved a change to the Newman Studies Program (NSP) March 27, 2015 that will allow students to take capstone courses once they have achieved sophomore status. The program culminates in four ...

Highlights from 2015 Family Weekend event

The Newman University Campus Activities Board hosted the 2015 Family Weekend event on March 27 and 28. With more than 150 attendees overall, the weekend events were a wonderful success. Check out photos from the weekend below: ...

2015 Career Fair: A huge success

On Tuesday, March 31, Newman University in partnership with Friends University held the “Career Fair on Highway 54.” The fair was a big success, with 66 companies and organizations set up in The Dugan-Gorges Conference ...

Rush of Fools Rock Newman University
Rush of Fools rocked the campus

Christian rock band, Rush of Fools, rocked the Newman University campus on March 27. The response from attendees was overwhelmingly positive despite the brisk weather. The cold was overcome by dancing and head bobbing as ...

Admissions to host live online chat April 2

On April 2 the Newman University Admissions Department will once again host an online chat for prospective students. The topic for this month’s chat will be campus life. Prospective students and their parents are welcome ...

Estate Planning for Women Session at Newman March 27

Newman University is hosting a free lunch and learn seminar focusing on estate planning strategies. Estate Planning for Women will be held at noon, March 27 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman campus. ...

Looking back at Newman’s first Heritage Month

Newman University’s first Heritage Month came to a close the evening of March 4, with Mass and a Christian concert by Luke Spehar. Heritage Month is the month-long series of events that celebrated Blessed John ...

Midterms are coming; effective tips for better studying

With midterms around the corner, Bo Bonner, director of Newman University’s Academic Resource Center, has compiled a few key tricks and tips to make studying for midterm exams less painful, and more productive. “I’m going ...

Newman University Theatre Department presents William Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ March 5-8

The Newman University Theatre Department will present William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” for three evening performances and one matinee. The show will be performed at 8 p.m. March 5, 6 and 7, and at 2 p.m. on ...

Newman University Theatre presents ‘Hamlet’ March 5-8

The Newman University Theatre Department will present “Hamlet” by William Shakespeare for three evening performances and one matinee. The show will be performed at 8 p.m. March 5, 6 and 7, and at 2 p.m. on Mar. ...

Touring musician Spehar to help close Heritage Month on a joyous note

National touring singer/songwriter Luke Spehar will help bring the first Heritage Month to a close with a free concert, March 4, 2015 at 8 p.m. The concert will be held in St. John’s Chapel in ...

Newman University’s Master of Social Work Program earns re-accreditation

The Master of Social Work (MSW) program at Newman has been successfully re-accredited for an additional eight years. “This has been a rather long and difficult process, so all of us Social Work faculty are ...

Newman’s ‘Fr. Fog’ featured in Our Sunday Visitor magazine

Father John Fogliasso is featured in the Feb. 22, 2015 issue of Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly.  The national online and print publication included the story on Fr. Fog in its edition focusing on campus chaplains. ...

Cardinal Newman Week
Cardinal Newman Week closes with banquet

A successful and tradition filled Cardinal Newman Week draws to a close with the Cardinal Newman Award banquet Saturday Feb. 21 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. Highlighting the night will be Reverend Monsignor Robert Hemberger ...

Newman University to celebrate Cardinal Newman Week with High Tea on Feb. 17

Newman University will host High Tea on Feb. 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. on the Newman University Campus, 3100 W. McCormick, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. A second High Tea for evening classes will be ...

Potter’s 300th victory highlights Hall of Fame weekend

Head men’s basketball Coach Mark Potter achieved a milestone victory as his team rose to the challenge of defeating Heartland Conference co-leader St Mary’s University last Saturday. With an exciting 86-84 victory, Potter recorded his ...

Newman University hosts Fall 2014 Graduate Reception

On Dec. 5 Newman University hosted a special reception to honor Fall 2014 graduates in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman campus. The reception included hors d’oeuvres and beverages and had more than 30 graduates and ...

Newman Fund Phonathon raises thousands for student scholarships

The Newman Fund Fall Phonathon has raised close to $12,000 to date to support student scholarships. The Phonathon, which began Oct. 28 and ran through Nov. 11, raised more than $11,000 in the nine nights ...

Correction: Four students gain early acceptance to medical school

The story “Four Newman students, professor gain early acceptance to medical school” that appeared in the Oct. 16, 2014 Up to the Minute included an error. Andrew Hild of Bel Aire was not included in the ...

Joan Purkey has made education a lifelong career

Associate Professor of Education and Teacher Education Program Coordinator Joan Purkey will retire at the end of this semester after being with Newman University since 1999 – a total of 15 years. ...

Newman University closed on Good Friday

Classes will be suspended and offices will be closed at Newman University Friday, April 18 in observance of Good Friday. Classes and offices will resume normal hours on Monday, April 21. Happy Easter! ...

Newman welcomes Wichita Diocesan priests to luncheon

Several priests from the Wichita Diocese took the opportunity to join Newman University President Noreen Carrocci, Ph.D. for lunch and a brief program on Feb. 27. The event, held on Newman’s campus, provided an opportunity ...

Newman University receives generous gift from Adorers of the Blood of Christ

Newman University officials announced that the university has received a $2.5 million gift from the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC), the founding and sponsoring order of the university. The gift will be used ...

Weather Test

This is a test weather alert. Reapeat… this is only a test. ...

ICT Campus Closed Tuesday Due To Inclement Weather

ICT Campus and classes closed Tuesday Feb. 4. All ICT classes and offices closed due to winter weather. Stay warm and safe! ...

Science, mathematics, nursing, and allied health alums – last call for Heimerman Hall Open House this Saturday, Feb. 8

Reminisce and visit with your favorite former professors, classmates and others who attended Newman when you were here. Meet faculty who taught at Newman in the past and other alumni. The NU Bookstore will be ...

Last chance to apply for Spring 2014 classes

With less than one week before classes begin, now is the time to apply for the Spring 2014 semester. A late fee of $100 will be charged for registration Jan. 21 – 24.  All students, undergraduate, graduate, ...

Danielle Wallace’s Final Black Friday

The Friday after Thanksgiving – the day many of us stand in line for hours in the cold to buy things the ads in the newspaper tell us to – is often called Black Friday. ...