Newman University education student earns Horizon Award for teaching

Newman University student Jed Heath recently received the Horizon Award from the Kansas Department of Education. Each year the Department bestows the Horizon Award to 32 teachers across the state of Kansas. It is given… Continue reading Newman University education student earns Horizon Award for teaching

Good show! Bryan Dietrich poem to be featured on the BBC

Newman University Professor of English Bryan Dietrich, Ph.D. was recently contacted about using his poem “Gotham Wanes” on the BBC Radio 4 program “Something Understood.” The show, which explores spiritual and… Continue reading Good show! Bryan Dietrich poem to be featured on the BBC

MSED assistant professor pens first book

Newman faculty member Angelo Letizia first book Performance Based Funding in Higher Education.

One of Newman University’s newest faculty members has published his first book. Assistant Professor of Graduate Education Angelo J. Letizia, Ph.D., authored Performance Based Funding in Higher Education, The State of Truth… Continue reading MSED assistant professor pens first book

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

Preparation, research, passion guide students’ Scholars Day project

Scholar's Day 2015

Students Ashley Hare, Rikkie Hemmert, Alyssa Keimig and Angela Walker began preparing for Scholars Day at the beginning of the semester. “We started talking about it the first week of school in… Continue reading Preparation, research, passion guide students’ Scholars Day project

Diagnosis Wichita: #FocusForwardICT comes to Newman University

James Chung and the Wichita Community Foundation presents "Focus Forward -- Step One: Diagnosis" at Newman University.

The Wichita Community Foundation engaged Reach Advisors, a New York-based research firm founded by Wichita native James Chung, to determine what Wichita needs to do to reshape the future of… Continue reading Diagnosis Wichita: #FocusForwardICT comes to Newman University

Civil rights activist Richard Lapchick on the power of sports

Richard Lapchick, Ph.D. spoke to Newman University students, faculty, staff and alumni on Nov. 10, 2015.

Richard Lapchick, Ph.D. delivered his lecture “Diversity in Sports” to a group of Newman University students, faculty, staff and alumni on Tuesday, Nov. 10, covering civic and social issues including… Continue reading Civil rights activist Richard Lapchick on the power of sports

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

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

Newman University welcomes Norm Jones as Vice President for Enrollment Management

Vice President for Enrollment Management Norm Jones

Norm Jones has been named Vice President for Enrollment Management at Newman University, effective Aug. 1, 2015. “We are very excited to have Norm join the Newman leadership team,” said… Continue reading Newman University welcomes Norm Jones as Vice President for Enrollment Management

Newman University Music, Theatre Departments present ‘Legally Blonde the Musical’ Nov. 20-23

The Newman University Music and Theatre Departments will present “Legally Blonde the Musical” for three evening performances and one matinee. The show will be performed at 8 p.m. Nov. 20,… Continue reading Newman University Music, Theatre Departments present ‘Legally Blonde the Musical’ Nov. 20-23

Newman University to honor veterans Nov. 11 at special Mass

Newman University Chaplain Fr. John Fogliasso will celebrate a special Mass in honor of veterans at 12:05 p.m. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 in St. John Chapel, inside Sacred Heart… Continue reading Newman University to honor veterans Nov. 11 at special Mass

Friends and Newman have $293 million impact on local economy

Two private educational institutions in Wichita are making a substantial economic impact on the local economy according to a recent economic impact study commissioned by the Kansas Independent Colleges Association… Continue reading Friends and Newman have $293 million impact on local economy

Final Friday Aug. 29 at Newman University Steckline Gallery features ‘Caution at Play’

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Caution at Play” by Beth Golay and Tanya Tandoc as the first show of its 2014-2015 season. The exhibit of mixed media artwork,… Continue reading Final Friday Aug. 29 at Newman University Steckline Gallery features ‘Caution at Play’

Members of the Kansas Legislature praise, pass resolutions commemorating Newman University 80th Anniversary

It isn’t often that members of the Kansas Legislature take time to sing the praises of a private institution of higher education. But that’s just what happened March 13, when… Continue reading Members of the Kansas Legislature praise, pass resolutions commemorating Newman University 80th Anniversary

Newman University students, alums volunteer to help ‘Give Kids a Smile’ at dental clinic

Newman University students and alumni volunteered to help uninsured children receive free dental care at “Give Kids a Smile Day,” a cooperative effort between the Wichita-Sedgwick County Oral Health Coalition… Continue reading Newman University students, alums volunteer to help ‘Give Kids a Smile’ at dental clinic

Newman University student Kristin Martin receives Best-Paper Award for study of eugenics in Kansas

Newman University student Kristin Martin has been awarded the Student Best-Paper Award from the Missouri Valley History Conference at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Martin, a senior, will present her paper… Continue reading Newman University student Kristin Martin receives Best-Paper Award for study of eugenics in Kansas

Affirmations of the University – Newman student part of Wichita Grand Opera production ‘William Tell’

Newman University senior Brittany Jonas will be a member of the chorus in the Wichita Grand Opera production of Gioachino Rossini’s masterpiece “William Tell,” at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 22… Continue reading Affirmations of the University – Newman student part of Wichita Grand Opera production ‘William Tell’