Students face many important decisions in their first few years out of the home—especially related to college. The right "coaching" can make all the difference in helping them navigate this exciting time.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Blog Alumni, Business, College Preparation
Management Information Systems graduate Zack Swore used the social and technical skills he learned at UNW to get a job at Medtronic.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Blog Faculty, The Arts
In explaining his writing process, a poet once told my writing students, “I never think about the audience.” I think about audience constantly but that poet taught me something important.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Blog College Preparation, Leadership, Parents
Parents hope their young adults have already learned major lessons in academic integrity, managing temptation, and setting priorities in the right order. The fact is they are no less human than when they were in middle...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Blog Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Leadership, Ministry & Missions
Northwest Alumnus, Steve Sheldon tells of his fifty years of mission field experience translating the Bible in Brazil for Wycliffe Bible Translators USA.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Blog Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Business
Jodi Richert ’92 is currently a Lead Program Manager at Target, a member of the UNW Alumni Council and President’s Advisory Council, and an actively engaged alumna.
Friday, April 27, 2018
Blog Career Development
Ok, it's all good. You've answered the heavy questions during your job interview for what you believe may be your dream job. You've got this job in the bag. But then, a sudden pause. Your next moments are crucial.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Blog Academics, Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Leadership
You will find Northwestern alumni in many different places and professions. We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Steve Gibbs, the principal of Stewartville High School and Middle School and a 2004 graduate...
Friday, January 5, 2018
Blog Academics, Leadership, Students
With a trajectory towards clinical pharmacy and a love of music, junior Elizabeth Donaldson shares about science, sound, and seeking opportunities.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Blog Church, Faith, Ministry & Missions, Students
Fly more than 2,000 miles to another country with student leaders, faculty, and staff to learn about global peacemaking through the lens of immigration.
Friday, November 17, 2017
Blog Academics, Faculty
Carrie Francis, Ph.D. (Engineering) teaches her students that God and science are not mutually exclusive. Learn how her love for God and her interest in science intertwined.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Blog Alumni, Leadership, The Arts
When Angi Putney started earning her degree in Music Performance at Northwestern in 2013, she wasn’t sure she’d see graduation day... One day during her second semester, coordinator of vocal studies professor Carol...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Blog Business, Parents, Students
As Christians, we often avoid conflict. Philip Vierling, MBA, teaches his students that "strategic conflict'' can actually inspire creativity and lead to success.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Blog Leadership, Ministry & Missions
A college degree in my hand and a burning passion in my heart, I set out to start my career. But the Lord's timing is not my timing. I remain grateful for that blessing every day. I don't want to forget it. Storytelling...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Blog Career Development, Students
Northwestern's Career Development office has put together a list of 20 tips to help you make a great first impression and land the interview.
Monday, October 2, 2017
Blog Leadership, Ministry & Missions
I joined a dozen faith-based nonprofit leaders from across the country for a unique learning experience... we were asked to come with our response to one simple question: What is the most significant obstacle you are...
Monday, September 18, 2017
Blog Alumni, Church, Faith, Leadership, Ministry & Missions
Jo Saxton, a featured speaker at the 2017 Fuel Leadership Conference, shares thoughts on calling and capacity in the lives of early church leaders.
Monday, September 11, 2017
Blog Community, The Arts, UNW News
In just the first year for what will be an annual event, the Northwestern Christian Writers Conference sold out, and it became the largest Christian writers conference in the nation.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
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