News and Stories

News and Stories

May 23, 2017
Three new scholarships will be awarded to Midland University students in 2017 thanks to the generous gifts recently made by Midland alumni. The Bixby Family Scholarship was established by J.J. and Jennifer Bixby. Both are Midland alumni - J.J. graduated in 1995 and Jennifer graduated in 1997. This...Read more
April 26, 2017
Midland University has announced that alumnus Allen Beermann, a former Nebraska Secretary of State, will be the honorary speaker for the 2017 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 13. “It is always an honor to welcome home one of our own, especially on such an important day for the university and...Read more
April 24, 2017
The 92nd Annual Luncheon of the Immanuel-Midland Nursing Alumni Association was held Saturday, April 22, 2017, in the Midland University Presidential Dining Room. View the photos from this year's event.Read more
April 10, 2017
Cale Bracker, Matthew Hegstrom, Andrew Sodawasser and Devon Webben comprise the cast of “Forever Plaid.” Performances are planned for May 4-6 and will begin at 7 p.m. Set in 1964, the show involves four singers who are part of a popular group called “Forever Plaid.” The men are headed to their...Read more
March 8, 2017
Midland University officially opened its newest location today in the heart of Omaha. With more than 10,000 square feet, the new facility in the Old Mill business district will be the home of the university’s expanding slate of graduate and adult learning programs. Designed with flexibility in mind...Read more
March 1, 2017
Liz Murray has been called a “bootstrapper” – people who pull themselves out of a desperate situation. The term seems to fit. She grew up in a home with drug-addicted parents and became homeless as a teenager and stopped going to school. A life-changing experience drew her back to school and...Read more
February 21, 2017
James Parrott, a former Midland University basketball player and 2012-13 NAIA All-American, has joined the Harlem Globetrotters as "Torch." Parrott, now 26, has embraced his role on his new team and plans to make one more run at playing professionally at the conclusion of the Globetrotters season...Read more
February 21, 2017
Midland alumnus Mark Snow has been named Director of the School of Human Performance, effective March 1st. Mark will oversee the graduate and undergraduate programs in the School of Human Performance. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Midland in 1996 and Master of Arts in Kinesiology from...Read more
January 30, 2017
Midland Univerity students BaeLeigh Leech and Michaela Millikan will be heading to the Super Bowl this weekend to help with Lady Gaga's halftime show. "It's definitely because of Midland that we get this opportunity," Leech said. Read more in the story by Harold Reutter of the Grand Island...Read more
January 12, 2017
Midland alumna Erin McCarthy, who was selected to Team USA in 2015, won this year's United States Bowling Congress Team USA Trials. She and men’s winner Jakob Butturff of Tempe, Arizona, will represent the U.S. at the QubicaAMF World Cup in Hermosillo, Mexico, in November. Read more about McCarthy...Read more

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