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How to start a budget in college

08/08/17
4:40 PM




These simple steps will help you avoid being a "broke college student." Read more »

Understanding your passion and calling

06/27/17
7:35 PM




In this chapel talk, Daniel McLaughlin, alum and Northwestern theatre production manager, shared the entertaining and insightful story about how he discovered the passions and calling for his life. Read more »

7 things I loved about junior year

05/26/17
8:00 AM




By Ashley Chiappetta, originally posted on fearlesseyesproductions.com First off, can I just share how good it feels to officially be a college SENIOR? 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 »

Coach Deetjen: lacrosse success starts with heart

05/05/17
9:09 PM




Though the women's lacrosse program has only two seasons under their belts, the team is rich in passion, talent, and leadership. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Tips for choosing a major, career, and calling

04/13/16
9:52 PM




As summer approaches, college and high school seniors hear a lot of the same question: “So what are you going to do with the rest of your life?” It is a big, intimidating question and everyone... 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 »

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 »

School of Nursing exam results rank above national average

02/05/16
12:00 PM




Northwestern’s School of Nursing has ranked #3 in the Minnesota Board of Nursing results for the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination). Northwestern’s program passing rate of 96.15%... 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 »

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 »
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