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For UNW Music & Theatre Groups, the Show Goes On

Despite a global pandemic, University of Northwestern music and theatre groups have and are scheduled to continue producing well-attended events that both account for the safety of participants and spectators, and send...

Monday, November 16, 2020

Blog Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Business

Encouraging Students to Stay Salty: An Interview with Jodi Richert ‘92

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 Students, The Arts, UNW News

Dance Minor Opens New Opportunities at UNW and Beyond

The Department of Music and Theater has added a ​dance minor​ to its academic program.

Tuesday, April 17, 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 Academics, Leadership, Students

Northwestern student on science, music, and taking opportunities

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 Alumni, Leadership, The Arts

Angi Putney: Leading worship and people

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 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 Alumni, Faith, The Arts

The impact of life-long generosity

Celesta Bleeker ‘54 has found a way to maintain her lifelong passion for serving Christ and Northwestern students.

Tuesday, December 20, 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 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 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