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How faith ignites scientific curiosity

08/22/17
9:26 PM




Curiosity is at the heart of the scientific method, but does faith have a part to play too? Read more »

Dealing with writer's envy

06/06/17
1:00 PM




Working towards success as a writer is difficult. Watching that success come to your peers while it eludes you can be even more challenging to deal with. Author and professor Heather Peterson... Read more »

What’s the big deal about big data? It’s a big opportunity.

06/01/17
4:48 PM




The field of business data analytics has changed how businesses make decisions. Learn more about this field and how the new degree at UNW aims to prepare students to meet this new industry need. Read more »

I want to write. Am I doomed to be a barista?

04/25/17
8:12 AM




As an instructor in the professional writing program at UNW, I see lots of talented students. But these students sometimes don’t know how to push this writing life forward as a vocation. With some... 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 »

Use strategic conflict to drive success

03/02/17
6:39 PM




You never know how Philip Vierling, UNW’s assistant dean of the School of Business, will shake things up. Vierling wears an easy grin, his trademark boots, and Jerry Garcia ties – each tie chosen... Read more »

Going Deeper Into the Woods

10/14/16
7:16 PM




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... Read more »

Northwestern partners with Maranatha Christian Academy for Associate of Arts degree

05/06/16
5:17 PM




Earning college credits while in high school just became a lot easier for students at Maranatha Christian Academy in Brooklyn Park, Minn. Starting in the fall of 2016, MCA students can... 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 »

Announcing: Northwestern now offers Bachelor of Science in Engineering

02/01/16
9:57 PM




Beginning the fall semester of 2016, Northwestern will offer a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with emphases in mechanical, electrical/computer and civil engineering. Students will complete... Read more »

How to get a master's degree...by accident

10/28/15
10:30 AM




It was just a friendly neighborhood book club. Around 10 years ago, Sheri Peterson M’15, a homemaker and mom, gathered regularly with women on the block to enjoy literature together. After... Read more »

Your encouragement could be worth $1,000

09/15/15
2:00 PM




When was the last time you were able to really encourage someone? Not just with a “Good job,” or “Way to go” in recognition for performance, but with high-impact, significant affirmation that... Read more »

The inescapable secret of online learning

09/04/15
4:10 PM




If you’re thinking about taking an online course, or pursuing an online degree, there is a secret you should know about.  One thing you do know—probably at the forefront of your mind, is... Read more »

Karen Swallow Prior gives literature a voice you can't ignore

08/11/15
5:30 PM




Scanning titles of Karen Swallow Prior’s most recent articles , a stranger may never guess this upcoming, passionate voice in the online public square belongs to a professor of English. The... Read more »

A new kind of MBA

07/09/15
3:00 PM




Northwestern’s new MBA is anything but typical. Launched last fall, the first MBA cohort consists of 30 pioneers taking advantage of the flexible format and biblically grounded courses. They will... Read more »

Seven ways to do big things with big faith

06/25/15
9:00 AM




A faith-based approach to reaching your goal Tenaya (T.J.) Tison’s path to earning a college degree was more of a zig-zag than a straight line. It included three colleges, getting married,... Read more »

UNW hosts Winchell Undergraduate Research Symposium

04/24/15
3:45 PM




This Saturday will mark the 27th Annual Winchell Undergraduate Research Symposium, a forum for undergraduate students from schools throughout Minnesota to present their research in the sciences.... Read more »

Saying 'yes' to God and science: Dr. Sickler's new project

04/02/15
7:58 PM




Assistant Professor of Philosophy Bradley Sickler ’s window is open. The sunlight and earthy air filling his office mean much more than season change—they are a declaration that not only is God... Read more »

What do federalists and fleeing slaves have in common? Our history department.

02/18/15
6:37 PM




Underneath piles of dates and names, history holds intrigue for everyone—we cannot help wanting to know the stories leading up to our own. Jonathan Den Hartog and Charles Aling are known for... Read more »
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