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20 must-know resume tips

10/02/17
2:24 PM




Northwestern's Career Development office has put together a list of 20 tips to help you make a great first impression and land the interview. Read more »

Northwestern's sacred symbolism in architecture

09/26/17
2:48 PM




The University of Northwestern campus is ranked as one of the most beautiful in the country...what most visitors might miss is the sacred symbolism that architects incorporated around campus. Read more »

Learning from NT missional leaders: Call and capacity

09/12/17
9:14 PM




Jo Saxton, a featured speaker at the 2017 Fuel Leadership Conference, shares thoughts on calling and capacity in the lives of early church leaders. 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 »

College advice from the class of 2017

05/09/17
3:17 PM




Students' perspectives on college and life can change a lot over four years, so we asked graduating seniors for advice that they would pass down to underclassmen. Here is what they said. ... 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 »

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 »
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