Fast Facts about PSEO

01/18/17
10:30 PM




For Minnesota residents, PSEO (Postsecondary Education Options) makes a great bridge from high school to college. Students in 11th and 12th grade can take courses from a college or university,... Read more »

Students interview with The New York Times regarding friendship and opposing political views

01/12/17
9:10 PM




St. Paul, Minn., January 11, 2017 —Cole Birkeland, a history major and leader of Northwestern's College Democrats group and Nick Solheim, a political science and public relations major and leader... Read more »

First you listen

12/27/16
7:00 AM




As she sets out along the well-worn path of pain and suffering, fear sets in—the fear of being misunderstood, of judgment and of hopelessness. But many students before her have traveled this path,... Read more »

Ask the Professor: The birth of Jesus

12/22/16
9:51 PM




The birth of Christ to a virgin mother was miraculous. But why wasn’t it talked about more in the gospels? According to professor Mark Muska, the authors of the gospels were very... Read more »

The impact of life-long generosity

12/21/16
9:27 PM




As a sophomore piano performance major, Curtis Baum spends a lot of time practicing, but sometimes that’s hard to do considering his other studies and the four jobs he holds to help pay for... Read more »

Beverly & John Lord Knight Performance Hall unveiled

12/12/16
6:14 PM




Northwestern recently unveiled the newly renovated lobby and performance hall in the Totino Fine Arts Center. The space previously known as Maranatha Hall, has been renamed to the Beverly &... Read more »

Seeking more than a major

12/09/16
2:32 PM




The most frequently asked question for high school graduates or college students has to be “what is your major?” This isn’t always easy to answer since, according to the Department of Education,... Read more »

From PSEO student to nursing graduate by age 19

11/30/16
11:32 PM




Growing up, Sarah Norberg was no stranger to the University of Northwestern, having taken piano lessons from music department students since she was six years old. She grew up visiting the... Read more »

The power of gratitude

11/21/16
11:03 PM




Have you ever stepped into the presence of someone who exudes joy?  How did you feel?  Did you leave wondering what you’re missing in your own spiritual journey and why that joy eludes... Read more »

UNW Football earns first-ever NCAA playoff spot

11/18/16
4:19 PM




This fall has been truly remarkable for the UNW Eagles.  The University of Northwestern football team made team history on November 5, as they captured the Upper Midwest Athletic... Read more »

UNW Volleyball ends season with first-ever Final Four appearance

11/18/16
3:29 AM




It’s been a history-making week for UNW's Volleyball team.   The 18th-ranked University of Northwestern and 13th-ranked Eastern University battled hard during their five-set... Read more »

Free college courses while still in high school!

11/14/16
8:49 PM




What is Dual Enrollment? Dual enrollment programs allow high school students to take college courses that count for both high school and college credit at little to no cost. This allows... Read more »

Swiss student, Rebecca Honegger, breaks down barriers

11/07/16
10:12 PM




Growing up outside of Zurich, Switzerland, Rebecca Honegger dreamed of someday becoming a doctor. Her mom, a medical assistant, and her pastor father, encouraged her but were concerned about her... Read more »

Thinking about the 2016 election

10/25/16
6:25 PM




By Jonathan Den Hartog, Ph.D. In the past few months, I’ve received many inquiries about how Christians might think about the upcoming election. I’m grateful for the chance to share some... Read more »

Going Deeper Into the Woods

10/14/16
7:16 PM




Follow a twisty tale through the woods, with a stop at Grandmother’s house, an escape in Cinderella’s slippers, and a climb up to Rapunzel’s tower. Northwestern’s theater production of Into the... Read more »

Music in Motion

10/04/16
9:18 PM




Have you ever listened to music playing behind movie or television scenes and wondered what goes through a composer’s mind as he/she looks at a scene and determines what music should be used to... Read more »

Opposing political leaders on campus share room and friendship

09/26/16
1:14 PM




As political tension is ratcheting up between republicans and democrats, two Northwestern students stand as a shining example of respect and cooperation, despite being on two ends of the... Read more »

The Socio-economic Contribution of Religion to American Society

09/15/16
10:23 PM




  See more from “The Socio-economic Contribution of Religion to American Society: An Empirical Analysis,” a 2016 study by Brian J. Grim (Georgetown University) and Melissa E. Grim... Read more »

Freshman Survival Guide

09/13/16
8:28 PM




Now that classes are in full swing, here are a few secrets to finding your groove and enjoying life in college. Psst… upperclassmen might be surprised by some of these too.      ... Read more »

Introducing UNW's First Z-Degree: Zero-Textbook-Cost Degree

06/07/16
10:12 PM




University of Northwestern—St. Paul is offering the first zero-textbook-cost degree or “Z-degree” in Minnesota and one of the first bachelor Z-degrees in the nation, with the online Bachelor of... Read more »