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Northwestern’s sixth president called home

University of Northwestern regretfully shares the news that Dr. Don Ericksen, the sixth president of University of Northwestern, died on August 6, 2018, surrounded by his family.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Blog Community, Students, UNW News

UNW Students Embark on Immersive Civil Rights Pilgrimage Spanning 12 States

Students from the School of Education learned about the struggles during the civil rights movement firsthand.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Blog Community, Faith, Ministry & Missions, Students

Day of Prayer and Service

The Week of Prayer and Service included special prayer events, times of music and worship, and a day dedicated to serving the community. On that day, the university canceled classes so students and faculty could serve...

Monday, May 7, 2018

Blog Community, Faith, Leadership, The Arts

Seeking Faithful Creativity

Is there a difference between being a Christian artist and a Christian who creates art? We look to Jesus's example as we explore faith's impact on creativity.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Blog Community, Faith, Leadership, Ministry & Missions, Students

​A Little Means a Lot: Reflections of UNW 2018 Appalachian Spring Missions Trip

Nestled in the mountains along the Ohio River, this little Appalachian town was deluged with heavy rains in February causing mudslides and a partial dam break forcing dozens of people out of their homes and into...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Blog Community

Northwestern Remembers Billy Graham

The University of Northwestern – St. Paul and Northwestern Media community remember the Reverend Billy Graham who served as the university’s second president and founded KTIS. We rejoice in knowing that he is now home...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Blog Community, Ministry & Missions

UNW Takes Aim at Sex Trafficking during the Super Bowl

Behind the party scene is another business that has law enforcement, social services agencies, and churches standing at attention, ready for what the mega sports spectacle will bring.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Blog Community, Faith

Northwestern Media: Jenni's Story

She didn't think she wanted to go on living. She was tired, hurting, and bitter. Then, Jenni heard a song on Life 102.5 that saved her life.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Blog College Preparation, Community

The Unofficial Northwestern Packing List

Here are some things that aren’t listed in your average college list, but are essentials for the life of an everyday eagle.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Blog Community, The Arts, UNW News

Northwestern hosts largest Christian writers conference in the country

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

Blog Community, Faculty, Faith

The Power of Prayer

Praying for others is one of the most powerful ways we can come together as the body of Christ. Professor Mark Muska says that as we spend our lives praying for others, we can have full confidence that God will use them...

Monday, July 17, 2017

Blog College Preparation, Community, Students

Best Season of My Life

KTIS radio host Lisa Barry remembers her time as a student at Northwestern.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Blog Faculty, Faith, Leadership

The root of Uber's culture problem

“Company culture” has been a buzzword of choice for forward-thinking business leaders and has taken center stage in the Uber scandal.  And that’s not the only scandal blamed on a harmful culture. You may recall last...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Blog Community

Top 5: The best donuts around campus

Hankering for a donut while you're studying? You don't have to go too far to get one the best the area has to offer.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Blog Community, Students

7 things I loved about junior year

For many students, junior year is the sweet spot of their college careers. Graduating senior Ashley Chiappetta shares what she loved about her junior year.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Faith, Leadership, Students

Change your thoughts, change your life

Steven Daggett gave this address during the 2017 spring commencement ceremony. Daggett graduated in 2017 from the adult undergraduate program with a bachelor's degree in ministry and psychology.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Community, Students

College advice from the class of 2017

Passing the torch--wise words from the graduating class of 2017.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Blog Community, Students

First you listen

For many Northwestern students, counseling services becomes an essential part of their journey through college. Each student's story is unique but has a common core—healing in the midst of difficulty and even despair.

Monday, December 26, 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 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

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