I want to write. Am I doomed to be a barista?

04/25/17
8:12 AM




As an instructor in the professional writing program at UNW, I see lots of talented students. But these students sometimes don’t know how to push this writing life forward as a vocation. With some... Read more »

3,000 year old pithos uncovered by Dr. Boyd Seevers

04/17/17
8:28 AM




This past summer, Dr. Boyd Seevers uncovered an artifact that illustrates life in Israel at the time of Judges and helps to confirm the historicity of the book of Joshua. Read more »

When Easter week is your busiest time of year

04/13/17
9:23 PM




For the professional minister, Easter is a busy season full of service schedules, volunteer coordination, and palm branches. Prof. of Christian Ministries Susan Payne talks about remembering the... Read more »

Inexperienced Yet Equipped - Alaska Mission Trip 2017

04/04/17
8:02 PM




  By Tristan Sagastume '18 This past spring break I had the privilege of co-leading a mission trip to Alaska through UNW’s global outreach. The trip included working at a Boys and Girls... Read more »

How UNW alum and parenting coach Jim Jackson found his calling

03/28/17
1:18 PM




It was the kind of day that chills your bones. Driving home from his house painting job in St. Paul that cold, rainy rush hour in fall 1989, Jim Jackson (’83) pulled up to a stop light at 69th... Read more »

UMAC Feature: Northwestern's Dr. Cureton shines in NCAA leadership role

03/23/17
8:44 PM




For the last five years, University of Northwestern President Dr. Alan S. Cureton has served as a member of the Division III Presidents Council spending the last two as the chair of the Division’s... Read more »

Approaching business leadership from a biblical perspective

03/22/17
1:53 PM




Most business books are written for corporate employees, but Philip Struble wanted to equip small business owners to operate successfully by using biblical principles. Read more »

Don’t be afraid of creative degrees

03/14/17
5:00 AM




by Jackie Lea Sommers ‘03   When I studied creative writing at Northwestern, well-meaning friends and family often joked about my future “career” as a starving artist. Ha. Ha ha ha …... Read more »

At 42, back to school and back on the mound

03/07/17
8:35 PM




His palms were sweaty. He could feel the blood pumping in his temples. He clutched his leather mitt and waited to be called to the mound. From inside the bullpen at U.S. Bank Stadium he could hear... Read more »

Use strategic conflict to drive success

03/02/17
6:39 PM




You never know how Philip Vierling, UNW’s assistant dean of the School of Business, will shake things up. Vierling wears an easy grin, his trademark boots, and Jerry Garcia ties – each tie chosen... Read more »

How to pivot towards your ideal career

02/24/17
10:41 PM




How do you know when to leave your job or change your career? While a job or career change could be an option, there are also things you can do at your current workplace to utilize your skill-set... Read more »

How PSEO worked for our family

02/20/17
7:16 PM




By April and Harold Emahiser We have been blessed as a family to have our two children take PSEO on campus at Northwestern during their senior years of high school.  Both our kids... Read more »

Plan your career change in 6 steps

02/15/17
6:31 PM




By April Stensgard and Ali O’Reilly, Center for Calling and Career What comes to mind when you think of making a career change? Are you flooded with fear, excitement, apprehension, adventure,... Read more »

In the Wait: How God's timing led to fellowship, calling, and ministry

02/01/17
10:05 PM




Sometimes God uses our "ordinary" circumstances to prepares us for unforeseen opportunities. For the authors of "In the Wait", what began as an Instagram friendship grew into an opportunity to... Read more »

5 tips for a great start to the semester!

01/24/17
6:26 PM




Whether you are building on the strength of your previous semester or looking to "turn it around", it is never too late to pick up new strategies for college success. Here are five simple ideas to... Read more »

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 »