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The root of Uber's culture problem

06/08/17
5:12 PM




By Philip Vierling, M.B.A. Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported that Uber has fired 20 people as a result of an internal investigation in which action was taken on more than 50% of... Read more »

Angi Putney: Leading worship and people

05/23/17
9:46 PM




When Angi Putney started earning her degree in Music Performance at Northwestern in 2013, she wasn’t sure she’d see graduation day. “The expectations were very high,’’ recalls Putney. “It was... Read more »

Change your thoughts, change your life

05/16/17
6:06 PM




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... Read more »

Coach Deetjen: lacrosse success starts with heart

05/05/17
9:09 PM




Though the women's lacrosse program has only two seasons under their belts, the team is rich in passion, talent, and leadership. Read more »

3,000 year old pithos uncovered by Dr. Boyd Seevers

04/17/17
8:28 AM




This past summer, Dr. Boyd Seevers uncovered an artifact that illustrates life in Israel at the time of Judges and helps to confirm the historicity of the book of Joshua. Read more »

When Easter week is your busiest time of year

04/13/17
9:23 PM




For the professional minister, Easter is a busy season full of service schedules, volunteer coordination, and palm branches. Prof. of Christian Ministries Susan Payne talks about remembering the... Read more »

Inexperienced Yet Equipped - Alaska Mission Trip 2017

04/04/17
8:02 PM




  By Tristan Sagastume '18 This past spring break I had the privilege of co-leading a mission trip to Alaska through UNW’s global outreach. The trip included working at a Boys and Girls... Read more »

Approaching business leadership from a biblical perspective

03/22/17
1:53 PM




Most business books are written for corporate employees, but Philip Struble wanted to equip small business owners to operate successfully by using biblical principles. Read more »

At 42, back to school and back on the mound

03/07/17
8:35 PM




His palms were sweaty. He could feel the blood pumping in his temples. He clutched his leather mitt and waited to be called to the mound. From inside the bullpen at U.S. Bank Stadium he could hear... Read more »

The power of gratitude

11/21/16
11:03 PM




Have you ever stepped into the presence of someone who exudes joy?  How did you feel?  Did you leave wondering what you’re missing in your own spiritual journey and why that joy eludes... Read more »

Alumni advice for 2016 graduates

05/16/16
9:30 PM




We recently asked Northwestern alumni to share their best post-graduation advice with the class of 2016. This is what they said:  “I [graduated] with $15K in student loans…. I lived... Read more »

The intersection of creativity and innovation

04/04/16
6:52 PM




There’s a verb in the Hebrew language—bara’, meaning “to create”—that is only used when speaking of God. It punctuates the books of the Old Testament, persistently and unmistakably... Read more »

How to build an orphanage on faith

03/29/16
2:33 PM




Chances are good that you’ve had an idea that seems great, if only…something. If only you had more time, money or education then you could tackle that big dream. Maybe if your situation was a... Read more »

Good grief: Why Holy Week is important

03/24/16
8:00 PM




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... Read more »

Learning from Sand Castles

03/09/16
2:32 PM




By Sara Ring, M.B.A.   Spring weather shifts our thinking: from boots to sandals, sweaters to shorts, and from building snowmen to creating sand castles. Even though sand castles... Read more »

Learning to love through the mess of adoption

03/04/16
4:00 PM




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”—and the fact she can laugh at a... Read more »

Science & Theology: Revelation in the natural world - Part 2

02/26/16
5:58 PM




By Dr. Lisanne Winslow   What can science teach us about God? In a previous article, I introduced the idea that our personal experiences in creation can shape our knowledge of the... Read more »

Science & Theology: Revelation in the natural world - Part 1

02/08/16
9:52 PM




By Dr. Lisanne Winslow   The day was warm and moist as I stood at the edge of the sea with eleven college students. As a biologist and professor at the University of Northwestern, a... Read more »

Color blind sunsets and rainbows

12/30/15
3:00 PM




Sunsets and rainbows are the subjects in a series of fascinating works by two Northwestern art professors. Instead of saturated purples, blues, reds and oranges, these images are composed of a... Read more »

The power of authentic community

12/03/15
11:10 PM




“What are they going to think? Is it going to sound good? Is this too much to share? Will they look down on me?” These are the questions Britt Gonyea wrestled with as he prepared for his chapel... Read more »
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