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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 »

When motivation results in success

12/23/15
9:33 PM




“I switched my major 3 times.” Alissa Dahlke, a senior kinesiology major, reflected that indecisiveness didn’t stop her from pursuing what she wanted. “If you’re gifted in something, God is going... Read more »

Northwestern student winners announced for 2016 iNRB Student Production Competition

12/17/15
10:49 PM




The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) has announced the winners in the 2016 iNRB Student Production Competition. University of Northwestern Electronic Media Communication students have won 17... 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 »

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 »

Granting opportunities beyond the classroom

11/18/15
6:00 PM




Internships can be exceptionally beneficial for both students and businesses. However, for most college students the reality of making money through part-time jobs takes precedence over... 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 »

In high school or college? Why internships should be important to you

06/26/15
11:00 AM




While life after college graduation might seem a long way off, each day of your college journey is a step closer to the career for which you’re preparing. It’s not too soon to be working toward... Read more »
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