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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 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

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 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

Blog Church, Community, Faith, Ministry & Missions

Building an Orphanage on Faith

Chances are good that you’ve had an idea that seems great, if only…something. When Kwasi Twumasi ’16, a University of Northwestern MBA student, got an idea to build an orphanage in his home town of Dormaa, Ghana, he...

Monday, March 28, 2016

Blog Church, Community, Faculty, Faith

Good Grief: Why Holy Week is Important

We are in the midst of a time commonly referred to as Holy Week—the days leading up to the celebration of Easter. In contrast to the joy and triumph of Easter, these days are marked by the remembrance of Jesus'...

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Blog Community, Faculty, Faith

Learning from Sand Castles

Spring weather shifts our thinking: from boots to sandals, sweaters to shorts, and from building snowmen to creating sand castles. Even though sand castles don’t last long, they can make an impression on those around us...

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Blog Community, Faith, Parents

Learning to Love Through the Mess of Adoption

If you listen to Erin (Black) Sibley ’04 for thirty seconds, you’ll know she’s a mom. It’s her quick, witty candor peppered with bits of kid English, e.g. “icky”.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Blog Community, Students

How to Make the Most of Your Spring Break

Contrary to popular belief, spring break can be more than the cliché stereotype that travel and liquor companies promote—you know the one with tropical destination, parties, oversized beach-balls and questionable...

Monday, February 29, 2016

Blog Alumni, Community

Vikings Kicker Blair Walsh Scores Compassion from First Grade Class

Haters gonna hate when it comes to Vikings kicker Blair Walsh missing the mark on Sunday’s final play. But Sarah Myhre, Northwestern alum and first-grade teacher at Northpoint elementary in Blaine thought, “There’s...

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Blog Community, Students

The Future of Textbooks is Here, and They are Free

In the discussion regarding the cost of higher education, few topics are hotter than the price of textbooks. To combat this issue, some educators are turning to a solution that has students cheering—literally in some...

Monday, January 11, 2016

Blog Athletics, Community, Students, UNW News

Drumming up Spirit at Homecoming

As the Eagles football team entered the field for their Homecoming game on October 3 they were greeted by a packed stadium of fans, the UNW cheer squad and the percussive cadences of the Northwestern Drum Line. Whether...

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Blog Alumni, Students

Dao's story: Making an Impact

​Determined, driven and prepared for success, one student incorporates family and personal goals to add meaning to her education. Dao was a full-time working mom in the Master of Organizational Leadership program and...

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Blog Leadership, UNW News

A Reluctant Leader Leaves A Legacy

"'Billy, you are the man to succeed me.... You will be disobeying God if you don’t!" That was a tall order for the 29-year-old evangelist. Billy Graham reluctantly accepted the role of president from the dying Dr....

Saturday, February 28, 2009

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