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Blog Parents

Which Lane Am I In?

“My way or the highway.” You know the parents I am referencing. Some of us called them Mom or Dad! There are still parents that believe a firm stance is a way to earn respect or that shaming children is a way to gain...

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Blog Church, Christian Ministries, Faculty

Managing Conflict in Ministry

How does my ability to handle conflict well impact my ability to live out my calling? In this article, Dr. Megan Brown, Associate Professor of Christian Ministries, discusses tools for handling conflict and...

Monday, February 17, 2020

News Academics, Students, UNW News

New 3D Digital Cadaver Lab Provides Access to Hundreds of Human Specimens at the Touch of a Finger

Students at University of Northwestern now have access to one of the most state-of-the art human anatomy labs in the state of Minnesota. With the touch of a finger, students can digitally dissect and study hundreds of...

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

News Academics, Career Development, Students, UNW News

UNW Junior Steps into a Competitive Internship for the 2020 Minnesota Legislative Session

Junior History major Luke LeBrun secured a competitive internship with the Minnesota State Senate for the 2020 legislative session. This is the second consecutive year a University of Northwestern – St. Paul student has...

Friday, January 31, 2020

Blog Academics, Alumni, Faculty

The Art of Beginning: 5 Ways to Invigorate Your Writing

I love a story from the book Art & Fear by David Bayles and Ted Orland. A ceramics teacher divided pottery students into two groups—one that had to make as many pots as possible and another that had to make the best pot...

Friday, January 31, 2020

Blog Parents

Their World—And Ours

The saying goes, “If you can’t beat them, join them.” As a parent, I hope I am not foolishly trying to act like my twenty-something. However, showing interest in what my student’s world looks like—and how they look at...

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Blog Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Ministry & Missions

Alumni Spotlight: Introducing the McDermotts

Abbie (Nelson) ’19 and Jake ’19 McDermott are new to the Alumni family, graduating from Northwestern just this past December. If graduation wasn’t a busy enough time, the McDermotts planned their wedding for the...

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Blog Communication, Community

Writing for Wonder and Joy

Six years ago today I got my first book deal. I also had my first panic attack. Publishing was very hard for me, almost every single step. So hard, in fact, that I had a long crisis of identity about whether I even...

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Blog Parents

Skirting the New Year

One of the most enlightening conversations over the holidays was about my tree skirt. No, I’m not talking about a skirt with trees on it or a skirt made from trees, although bamboo is big in textiles these days. Imagine...

Monday, January 13, 2020

Blog Students

Around the World in 62 Days

On January 3, 2020, 11 students, two professors, and one additional chaperone are embarking on Northwestern’s Intercultural Internship. They will travel to Cambodia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Japan, finishing with...

Friday, January 3, 2020

News Music

UNW Grad Breathes Life into Local High School Music Program

UNW Academy of Music has been selected for the 2019 Best of St. Paul Award in the Music School category by the St. Paul Award Program.

Friday, December 20, 2019

News Music

UNW Academy of Music Receives 2019 Best of St. Paul Award

UNW Academy of Music has been selected for the 2019 Best of St. Paul Award in the Music School category by the St. Paul Award Program.

Friday, December 20, 2019

Blog Parents

Good Grief

The song written for the timeless TV special, "A Charlie Brown Christmas", goes on to say, "Happiness and cheer, fun for all that children call their favorite time of year.” I beg to differ. Presuming it is a joyous,...

Monday, December 2, 2019

Blog Alumni, Music, The Arts

Q&A: Kendra Sundeen – Center for Global Programs

When UNW students want to study abroad—or are curious about the possibility—Kendra Sundeen is the person they see. Her enthusiasm for the students and the programs available to them is infectious. In this Q&A, Kendra...

Monday, December 2, 2019

Blog Community

Thankful

Each morning, a peaceful quiet lingers before the sun rises over campus—even though a wealth of activity has already begun. In the pre-dawn dark, mops are swishing, hash browns sizzling, dishes clinging, chairs sliding,...

Monday, November 18, 2019

Blog Academics, Communication, Faculty, Students

Q&A: Eric Netterlund

Q&A Session with Dr, Eric Netterlund.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Blog Academics, Communication, Faculty, Students

Pursue Christ. Pursue Craft.

We live in an unprecedented time; a very exciting time. We can communicate across the world in seconds and this offers a great opportunity for us. It is well documented that all electronic media influences American...

Monday, November 18, 2019

Blog Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Ministry & Missions

Alumni Spotlight: Kristina Siemens

This year Northwestern honored Kristina Siemens as the Women’s Athletic Hall of Fame Award winner. Northwestern recognized Kristina on her athletic achievements and the evidence of a continuing commitment to Christ, her...

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Blog Parents

To Tell the Truth

I admit I am wary of actions that put me in physical danger. I am sitting in the urgent care lobby, waiting and writing while my husband is getting stitches on a couple of good-sized gashes. He’s a handy guy with a...

Monday, November 4, 2019

Blog Church, Christian Ministries, Faculty

Who am I?

How does understanding who you are impact your ability to live out your calling? Dr. Megan Brown, associate Professor of Christian Ministries, explores how understanding who we truly are and fixing our identity in...

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

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