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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

How to make the most of your spring break

03/01/16
5:08 PM




Contrary to popular belief, spring break can be more than the cliché stereotype that travel and liquor companies promote—you know the one with tropical destination, parties, oversized beach-balls... Read more »

Getting creative with snow to save lives

01/19/16
5:22 PM




A cool cause The Bartz brothers have done it again. Austin, 21, University of Northwestern – St. Paul senior, Trevor, 20, and Connor, 17, a UNW PSEO student, created their most complex snow... Read more »

Vikings kicker Blair Walsh scores compassion from first grade class

01/15/16
3:43 PM




  Haters gonna hate when it comes to Vikings kicker Blair Walsh missing the mark on Sunday’s final play. But Sarah Myhre, University of Northwestern – St. Paul alum and first-grade... Read more »

The future of textbooks is here, and they are free

01/12/16
3:54 PM




In the discussion regarding the cost of higher education, few topics are hotter than the price of textbooks. In a survey of more than 18,000 college students by the United States Government... Read more »

5 things I learned by befriending Somali refugees

12/15/15
9:07 PM




Sam Tindall ’16 is a multicultural mentor and volunteer with the student-led ministry Way in the Wilderness (sharing the truth of Christ by creating relationships with people of other faiths).... 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 »

3 people you can thank today

11/24/15
10:30 AM




Thanksgiving is approaching and that means full bellies and, hopefully, full hearts of gratitude. Here at UNW, we’re thankful for our community and the part they play in helping us become... Read more »

Drumming up spirit at Homecoming

10/08/15
1:40 PM




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... 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 »

Enter Northwestern’s first Homecoming 5K

08/19/15
2:12 PM




Development team members Matt Anderson ’12 and Teri (Smith) Norby '94 have temporary titles for Homecoming this year: race organizers. They are working with the Office of Alumni Relations to bring... Read more »

President Cureton to participate in NCAA Division I Strategic Summit

07/10/15
11:00 AM




The NCAA has announced President Alan S. Cureton, Ph.D. as one of two participants from Minnesota at its Division I Strategic Summit in Indianapolis. Along with University of Minnesota... Read more »

Presidential update: Leading roles with NCAA Division III and NAE

02/27/15
9:35 AM




President Alan S. Cureton, Ph.D. began his first term as chair of the NCAA Division III Presidents Council on January 1 and will soon attend his first meeting as an at-large member of the Board of... Read more »

UNW student viral video challenges table texting

12/02/14
8:39 PM




Matthew Abeler '16 must not be the only one annoyed by inconsiderate texting. His film short “Pass the Salt” attracted five million views on YouTube in 182 countries since early November, offering... Read more »
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