Category Archives: Feature Stories

Major Progress Made in Facilities Campaign

In August 2017, the Newman University campus will be transformed by the presence of a new building and another one featuring major updates, thanks to the success of Facing Forward – A Campaign for Newman University.

Eck Hall Renovations Include Simulation Labs, Interactive Mannequins

Students in the Newman University nursing and allied health programs are already enjoying the benefits of the Facing Forward campaign, … Continue reading Eck Hall Renovations Include Simulation Labs, Interactive Mannequins

Science Center Groundbreaking Ceremony Sets Positive Tone

Nearly 300 people gathered on the Newman University campus June 10 for the ceremonial groundbreaking for the Bishop Gerber Science … Continue reading Science Center Groundbreaking Ceremony Sets Positive Tone

Amino Acid Mural in Heimerman Hall Will Be Missed

Following construction of the Bishop Gerber Science Center, the Heimerman Science Center will be demolished. Many at Newman University will … Continue reading Amino Acid Mural in Heimerman Hall Will Be Missed

Images of Change

Artifact: Something characteristic of or resulting from a particular human institution, period, trend, or individual. – Merriam-Webster Dictionary ‘To live … Continue reading Images of Change

Your gift is still needed

Even though renovations to Eck Hall are complete and construction is underway on the Bishop Gerber Science Center, the Facing … Continue reading Your gift is still needed

Celebration, tradition mark Cardinal Newman Week

Cardinal Newman Week is always a wonderful celebration of the life and works of Newman University namesake Blessed John Henry … Continue reading Celebration, tradition mark Cardinal Newman Week

Second annual Heritage Month offers variety of events

The second annual Heritage Month featured a number of speakers, religious observations, presentations and other events, as Newman University celebrated … Continue reading Second annual Heritage Month offers variety of events

Dr. Michael and Carm Ludlow honored with 2016 Cardinal Newman Medal

Dr. Michael and Carm Ludlow received the 2016 Cardinal Newman Medal for their four decades of leadership, financial support and … Continue reading Dr. Michael and Carm Ludlow honored with 2016 Cardinal Newman Medal

Colorado Springs MSW program celebrates 10 years of growth

In 2004, Michael Smith, Ph.D. and Mike Duxler, Ph.D. traveled to Colorado Springs, Colo., several times to meet with directors … Continue reading Colorado Springs MSW program celebrates 10 years of growth

Pastoral ministry program in Oklahoma celebrates 30-year anniversary

The vision of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City is “Go Make Disciples.” On Aug. 8, 2015, the Newman University- accredited … Continue reading Pastoral ministry program in Oklahoma celebrates 30-year anniversary

First four-year theatre major hopes program only gets bigger and better

On May 16, 2015, Newman University awarded degrees to more than 400 candidates for associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. While … Continue reading First four-year theatre major hopes program only gets bigger and better

Europe by rail

Eight Newman University students took a tour of Europe over the 2015 summer led by Associate Professor of History Kelly … Continue reading Europe by rail

Look who’s looking at Newman U

Each year, a major challenge for every college and university in America is to recruit new students. That’s why the … Continue reading Look who’s looking at Newman U

History students research, present findings at Wichita Museum

A group of Newman University history majors got some hands-on experience when they were asked to do original research on … Continue reading History students research, present findings at Wichita Museum

Newman Community creates Strategic Plan 2014-2019

In September 2011, members of the Newman University Board of Trustees were asked to envision the future of Newman University. … Continue reading Newman Community creates Strategic Plan 2014-2019

Monsignor Robert Hemberger receives Cardinal Newman Medal

Reverend Monsignor Robert Hemberger was awarded the Cardinal Newman Medal at the 2015 Cardinal Newman Banquet and Awards Ceremony on … Continue reading Monsignor Robert Hemberger receives Cardinal Newman Medal

Flashback! – Alumni re-create photo from the 1990s

At the 2015 Cardinal Newman Banquet, several alumni from Kansas Newman College gathered to re-create a photo the same group … Continue reading Flashback! – Alumni re-create photo from the 1990s

Newman celebrates first Heritage Month

The month of February is typically a busy time at Newman, as the university celebrates the life and teachings of … Continue reading Newman celebrates first Heritage Month

Rosemary Niedens personal connection with Salvation Army led to board decision

Newman University Associate Vice President of Academic Services and Student Development Rosemary Niedens has been very active with the Salvation … Continue reading Rosemary Niedens personal connection with Salvation Army led to board decision

New biology concentrations designed to provide clearer pathways for students

The Newman University Division of Science and Mathematics recently made some curriculum adjustments to provide a clearer and more organized … Continue reading New biology concentrations designed to provide clearer pathways for students

Newman launches online Computed Tomography program

Newman University has launched an online program to help healthcare professionals become certified in the field of Computed Tomography – … Continue reading Newman launches online Computed Tomography program

Former students remember Sister Margaret

On April 12, 2014, a large group of alumni, current and former faculty and staff and other well-wishers gathered on … Continue reading Former students remember Sister Margaret

Sister Margaret Knoeber devotes life to science and education

By Annette Lough Judging simply by her appearance today – the calm demeanor, soft voice and distinctive necklace identifying her … Continue reading Sister Margaret Knoeber devotes life to science and education

Three Sisters Adorers laid the foundations

The foundations of science education at Newman University were established by three influential and determined women. Aquinas Stieferman, ASC founded … Continue reading Three Sisters Adorers laid the foundations

Newman University celebrates 80th anniversary

From Sacred Heart Junior College to Newman University – Eight decades of ‘wonderful possibilities’ realized By Joyce Suellentrop On Sept. … Continue reading Newman University celebrates 80th anniversary