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 »

Six rules for your resume

05/01/17
6:40 PM




UNW's Career Development has helped to take the fear out of resume writing. After reading through these steps, you will be able to turn this humble document into your very own career launch-pad. 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 »

3,000 year old pithos uncovered by Dr. Boyd Seevers

04/17/17
8:28 AM




This past summer, Dr. Boyd Seevers uncovered an artifact that illustrates life in Israel at the time of Judges and helps to confirm the historicity of the book of Joshua. Read more »

When Easter week is your busiest time of year

04/13/17
9:23 PM




For the professional minister, Easter is a busy season full of service schedules, volunteer coordination, and palm branches. Prof. of Christian Ministries Susan Payne talks about remembering the... 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 »

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 »

UMAC Feature: Northwestern's Dr. Cureton shines in NCAA leadership role

03/23/17
8:44 PM




For the last five years, University of Northwestern President Dr. Alan S. Cureton has served as a member of the Division III Presidents Council spending the last two as the chair of the Division’s... 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 »

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 »