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Blog Academics, Faith, Leadership

Seeking more than a major

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, the number of majors to...

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Blog Academics, College Preparation

From PSEO student to nursing graduate by age 19

Growing up, Sarah Norberg was no stranger to the University of Northwestern. So, when she found out that she could take free college courses on campus, during her last two years of high school, she was beyond excited.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Blog Faculty, Faith, The Arts

The power of gratitude

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 you? 

Sunday, November 20, 2016

News Athletics, Community, UNW News

UNW Football earns first-ever NCAA playoff spot

The University of Northwestern football team made team history on November 5, as they captured the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference title and earned their first-ever NCAA Playoff spot.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

News Athletics, Community, UNW News

UNW Volleyball ends season with first-ever Final Four appearance

UNW, making its debut at the Elite Eight, overcame a four-point deficit in the fifth set to defeat Eastern and advance to Friday's semifinal against Calvin College.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Blog College Preparation

Free College Courses while still in High School

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. 

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Blog Academics, Community, Faith, Students

Swiss Student, Rebecca Honegger, Breaks Down Barriers

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 ability to pursue her...

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Blog Faculty, Faith, Leadership

Thinking about the 2016 Election

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 thoughts with you.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Blog Academics, Community, The Arts

Going Deeper Into the Woods

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 Woods entreats us to go...

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Blog Alumni, The Arts

Music in Motion

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 support the story?

Monday, October 3, 2016

Blog Community, Leadership, Students

Opposing Political Leaders on Campus Share Room and Friendship

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 political spectrum.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Blog Community, Students

Freshman Survival Guide

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. 

Monday, September 12, 2016

News Financial Aid, Students, UNW News

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

Northwestern is offering the first zero-textbook-cost degree or “z-degree” in Minnesota and one of the first bachelor z-degrees in the nation.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Students

Graduates Give Advice to Incoming Freshmen

We asked recent graduates of Northwestern to share their best advice for the incoming freshmen class. This is what some of them shared:

Monday, May 23, 2016

Blog College Preparation, Faculty, Parents, Students

Lighten The Burden

A heavy burden for many students today is the ever-increasing cost of textbooks. U.S. News & World Reports noted that the cost of college textbooks has increased by 82% over the past 10 years, growing at three times the...

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Faith, Students

Alumni Advice for 2016 Graduates

We recently asked Northwestern alumni to share their best post-graduation advice with the class of 2016. This is what they said. 

Sunday, May 15, 2016

News Academics, College Preparation, Community, Students, UNW News

Northwestern partners with Maranatha Christian Academy for Associate of Arts degree

Earning college credits while in high school just became a lot easier for students at Maranatha Christian Academy in Brooklyn Park, Minn.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Blog Faculty, Ministry & Missions, The Arts

View from the Choir Loft: What Liturgy Taught Me about Worship

For the past few months, I have had the privilege of being a professional singer with the Schola Cantorum of the Cathedral of Saint Paul here in Minnesota’s beautiful capital city. More than simply a choir, the Schola...

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Blog Career Development, Students

Tips for Choosing a Major, Career, and Calling

As summer approaches, college and high school seniors hear a lot of the same question: “So what are you going to do with the rest of your life?” It is a big, intimidating question and everyone wants to have a great...

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Blog Faculty, Faith

The intersection of creativity and innovation

There's a verb in the Hebrew language—bara', meaning “to create”—that is only used when speaking of God. It punctuates the books of the Old Testament, persistently and unmistakably revealing an essential attribute of...

Sunday, April 3, 2016

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