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The importance of Christian leadership

06/07/17
3:09 PM




By Susie Larson As Christians, we carry the responsibility of representing Christ in the way we lead. It’s not just for our sake but the sake of those around us. Tyler Reagin... 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 »

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 »

How UNW alum and parenting coach Jim Jackson found his calling

03/28/17
1:18 PM




It was the kind of day that chills your bones. Driving home from his house painting job in St. Paul that cold, rainy rush hour in fall 1989, Jim Jackson (’83) pulled up to a stop light at 69th... 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 »

View from the choir loft: What liturgy taught me about worship

05/02/16
7:31 PM




By Tim Sawyer M.M.   “Something is shared in singing that goes beyond the words alone. This something has taken shape over many centuries in a practice that expresses our deepest... 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 »

Spring Commencement Speaker: Luis Palau

03/02/16
9:23 PM




University of Northwestern – St. Paul is thrilled to announce Luis Palau as this year’s spring commencement speaker. His passion for sharing the Gospel and impacting the world for Christ will be a... 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 »

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 »

3 holiday shopportunities with kingdom impact

12/09/15
9:32 PM




As you shop for holiday gifts, you have the opportunity to join UNW community members in giving back! Read more »

Love for Scripture brings Torah to Northwestern

09/30/15
9:00 AM




“Open your Bibles to…” are words spoken by pastors around the world on any given day of worship. Congregations reach for their Bibles, or their phones, tablets or other devices to pull up their... Read more »

Behind Truest: Hope on a journey with mental illness

08/25/15
1:44 PM




Admissions counselor and author Jackie Lea Sommers '03 will release her first young adult novel,  Truest,  on September 1. As one of her reviewers says, she "takes the YA genre to a new... Read more »

Northwestern volleyball team scores a win for Miracles of Mitch Foundation

10/31/13
9:00 AM




UNWeagles.com , October 31, 2013 By Greg Johnson The University of Northwestern may have lost its battle against the University of St. Thomas on the volleyball court on Wednesday night, but... Read more »

Music ministry major Shayla Woods releases album

08/07/13
9:00 AM




from The Royal Gazette Singing for His glorification By Crystal Holdipp Gospel Psalmist Shayla Woods has recently released her new single “Dwell In Me”. The singer has a heart to... Read more »

Trade of Innocents: Alumna produces anti-trafficking film

10/04/12
9:00 AM




Trade of Innocents , a sorrowfully hopeful story from the dark underworld of modern slavery, is lighting theatres and minds across the country this fall with one idea: Justice needs a hero. Be... Read more »

Motorcycling, musing and ministry: Dr. Kowalik's sabbatical year

07/27/12
9:00 AM




Last August, Professor of Communication Tim Kowalik, Ed.D. left his quiet office for a rather ruckus sabbatical in Africa and South America.  Technically, sabbatical is supposed to be “a... Read more »

Urban Studies program highlighted in the media: January 20

01/20/12
9:00 AM




The Urban Cross-Cultural College Consortium (U4C), the provider of Northwestern’s Urban Studies program, was recently highlighted by the Minnesota Campus Compact network. Minnesota Campus Compact... Read more »
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