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 »

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 »

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 »

How PSEO worked for our family

02/20/17
7:16 PM




By April and Harold Emahiser We have been blessed as a family to have our two children take PSEO on campus at Northwestern during their senior years of high school.  Both our kids... 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 »

In the Wait: How God's timing led to fellowship, calling, and ministry

02/01/17
10:05 PM




Sometimes God uses our "ordinary" circumstances to prepares us for unforeseen opportunities. For the authors of "In the Wait", what began as an Instagram friendship grew into an opportunity to... Read more »

5 tips for a great start to the semester!

01/24/17
6:26 PM




Whether you are building on the strength of your previous semester or looking to "turn it around", it is never too late to pick up new strategies for college success. Here are five simple ideas to... Read more »

Fast facts about PSEO

01/18/17
10:30 PM




For Minnesota residents, PSEO (Postsecondary Education Options) makes a great bridge from high school to college. Students in 11th and 12th grade can take courses from a college or university,... Read more »

Students interview with The New York Times regarding friendship and opposing political views

01/12/17
9:10 PM




St. Paul, Minn., January 11, 2017 —Cole Birkeland, a history major and leader of Northwestern's College Democrats group and Nick Solheim, a political science and public relations major and leader... Read more »

First you listen

12/27/16
7:00 AM




As she sets out along the well-worn path of pain and suffering, fear sets in—the fear of being misunderstood, of judgment and of hopelessness. But many students before her have traveled this path,... Read more »

Ask the Professor: The birth of Jesus

12/22/16
9:51 PM




The birth of Christ to a virgin mother was miraculous. But why wasn’t it talked about more in the gospels? According to professor Mark Muska, the authors of the gospels were very... Read more »

The impact of life-long generosity

12/21/16
9:27 PM




As a sophomore piano performance major, Curtis Baum spends a lot of time practicing, but sometimes that’s hard to do considering his other studies and the four jobs he holds to help pay for... Read more »

Beverly & John Lord Knight Performance Hall unveiled

12/12/16
6:14 PM




Northwestern recently unveiled the newly renovated lobby and performance hall in the Totino Fine Arts Center. The space previously known as Maranatha Hall, has been renamed to the Beverly &... Read more »

Seeking more than a major

12/09/16
2:32 PM




The most frequently asked question for high school graduates or college students has to be “what is your major?” This isn’t always easy to answer since, according to the Department of Education,... Read more »

From PSEO student to nursing graduate by age 19

11/30/16
11:32 PM




Growing up, Sarah Norberg was no stranger to the University of Northwestern, having taken piano lessons from music department students since she was six years old. She grew up visiting the... Read more »

The power of gratitude

11/21/16
11:03 PM




Have you ever stepped into the presence of someone who exudes joy?  How did you feel?  Did you leave wondering what you’re missing in your own spiritual journey and why that joy eludes... Read more »

UNW Football earns first-ever NCAA playoff spot

11/18/16
4:19 PM




This fall has been truly remarkable for the UNW Eagles.  The University of Northwestern football team made team history on November 5, as they captured the Upper Midwest Athletic... Read more »

UNW Volleyball ends season with first-ever Final Four appearance

11/18/16
3:29 AM




It’s been a history-making week for UNW's Volleyball team.   The 18th-ranked University of Northwestern and 13th-ranked Eastern University battled hard during their five-set... Read more »

Free college courses while still in high school!

11/14/16
8:49 PM




What is Dual Enrollment? Dual enrollment programs allow high school students to take college courses that count for both high school and college credit at little to no cost. This allows... Read more »