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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 »

Don’t be afraid of creative degrees

03/14/17
5:00 AM




by Jackie Lea Sommers ‘03   When I studied creative writing at Northwestern, well-meaning friends and family often joked about my future “career” as a starving artist. Ha. Ha ha ha …... 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 »

How to pivot towards your ideal career

02/24/17
10:41 PM




How do you know when to leave your job or change your career? While a job or career change could be an option, there are also things you can do at your current workplace to utilize your skill-set... Read more »

Plan your career change in 6 steps

02/15/17
6:31 PM




By April Stensgard and Ali O’Reilly, Center for Calling and Career What comes to mind when you think of making a career change? Are you flooded with fear, excitement, apprehension, adventure,... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Ceramist Joanna Buyert '07 featured in Country Living Magazine

09/27/13
9:00 AM




Making a Living: How one artist molded her passion for pottery into a thriving business Country Living Magazine, October Issue Joanna Buyert '07 graduated from Northwestern with a... Read more »

Alumn John Isakson enters Rapid City police force

07/15/13
9:00 AM




Rapid City Journal Officer John Isakson from Harrisburg graduated from Blair High School in Blair, Neb. Isakson attended Northwestern College in St. Paul, Minn., earning his bachelor's degree... Read more »

Heidi Anderson '13 nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

07/04/13
9:00 AM




WCF Courier and UNWeagles.com Anderson candidate for NCAA Woman of the Year Former Walnut Ridge (Waterloo Christian) standout Heidi Anderson of the University of Northwestern in St.... Read more »

Laurie Bolthouse talks trafficking

03/10/13
9:00 AM




  Lights, camera, and most importantly—ACTION! Laurie (LeGree’89) Bolthouse was on campus on March 5 to speak in chapel and participate in a special screening of Trade of Innocents ,... 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 »

Alumnus announces candidacy for Minnesota House District 41A

03/13/12
9:00 AM




Northwestern alumnus, Brian Gordon, announced his candidacy for Minnesota House of Representatives from District 41A. The district includes Fridley and parts of New Brighton and Spring Lake Park. ... Read more »

Music alum, Barrett Radzuin stars in lead role in New York opera

03/09/12
9:00 AM




Northwestern music major Barrett Radziun ’10, will appear in a lead role in the world premiere of Four Sisters , an opera in one act by composer Elena Langer and librettist John Lloyd Davies.... Read more »

NWC alum accepted in NASA STEM program

01/17/12
9:00 AM




January 20 —Northwestern alumni Maralee Scott ’83, was recently accepted into the NASA Endeavor Science Fellowship Program for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education.... Read more »

Alum's NWC experience helped escalate his education to Harvard

12/01/11
9:00 AM




December 1 —David Radke, a 2010 graduate of Northwestern College, has been accepted by the School of Public Health at Harvard University to pursue a Ph.D. bench research biology degree. With a... Read more »

Northwestern Alumnus Named Head of School at New Life Academy

11/07/11
9:00 AM




November 7 —Cade Lambert, a 2000 graduate of Northwestern College, has been named Head of School for New Life Academy (NLA) in Woodbury, Minn. He began the job in July, following seven years as... Read more »

Alum launches nonprofit Free Bikes 4 Kidz

10/24/11
9:00 AM




October 24 – Northwestern College graduate Terry Esau ’78, Surprise Me author/speaker and musician who made a living writing thousands of commercial jingles for hundreds of clients, has turned... Read more »

Alumnus Commissioned to Create & Install The Apostles' Table Fountain

10/10/11
9:00 AM




Oct. 10— In August, Northwestern welcomed the installation of the Apostles’ Table, a campus water feature designed and installed by studio art graduate Luke Grothe ’10. Because of his previous... Read more »
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