Swiss student, Rebecca Honegger, breaks down barriers

11/07/16
10:12 PM




Growing up outside of Zurich, Switzerland, Rebecca Honegger dreamed of someday becoming a doctor. Her mom, a medical assistant, and her pastor father, encouraged her but were concerned about her... Read more »

Thinking about the 2016 election

10/25/16
6:25 PM




By Jonathan Den Hartog, Ph.D. In the past few months, I’ve received many inquiries about how Christians might think about the upcoming election. I’m grateful for the chance to share some... Read more »

Going Deeper Into the Woods

10/14/16
7:16 PM




Follow a twisty tale through the woods, with a stop at Grandmother’s house, an escape in Cinderella’s slippers, and a climb up to Rapunzel’s tower. Northwestern’s theater production of Into the... Read more »

Music in Motion

10/04/16
9:18 PM




Have you ever listened to music playing behind movie or television scenes and wondered what goes through a composer’s mind as he/she looks at a scene and determines what music should be used to... Read more »

Opposing political leaders on campus share room and friendship

09/26/16
1:14 PM




As political tension is ratcheting up between republicans and democrats, two Northwestern students stand as a shining example of respect and cooperation, despite being on two ends of the... Read more »

The Socio-economic Contribution of Religion to American Society

09/15/16
10:23 PM




  See more from “The Socio-economic Contribution of Religion to American Society: An Empirical Analysis,” a 2016 study by Brian J. Grim (Georgetown University) and Melissa E. Grim... Read more »

Freshman Survival Guide

09/13/16
8:28 PM




Now that classes are in full swing, here are a few secrets to finding your groove and enjoying life in college. Psst… upperclassmen might be surprised by some of these too.      ... Read more »

Introducing UNW's First Z-Degree: Zero-Textbook-Cost Degree

06/07/16
10:12 PM




University of Northwestern—St. Paul is offering the first zero-textbook-cost degree or “Z-degree” in Minnesota and one of the first bachelor Z-degrees in the nation, with the online Bachelor of... Read more »

Recent graduates give advice to incoming freshmen

05/24/16
1:20 PM




We asked recent graduates of Northwestern to share their best advice for the incoming freshmen class. This is what some of them shared: Try something new “Try something new that... Read more »

Lighten The Burden

05/20/16
7:00 AM




By Sara Ring A heavy burden for many students today is the ever-increasing cost of textbooks. U.S. News & World Reports noted that the cost of college textbooks has  increased by 82%... 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 »

View from the choir loft: What liturgy taught me about worship

05/02/16
7:31 PM




By Tim Sawyer M.M.   “Something is shared in singing that goes beyond the words alone. This something has taken shape over many centuries in a practice that expresses our deepest... 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 »

The intersection of creativity and innovation

04/04/16
6:52 PM




There’s a verb in the Hebrew language—bara’, meaning “to create”—that is only used when speaking of God. It punctuates the books of the Old Testament, persistently and unmistakably... Read more »

How to build an orphanage on faith

03/29/16
2:33 PM




Chances are good that you’ve had an idea that seems great, if only…something. If only you had more time, money or education then you could tackle that big dream. Maybe if your situation was a... Read more »

Good grief: Why Holy Week is important

03/24/16
8:00 PM




We are in the midst of a time commonly referred to as Holy Week—the days leading up to the celebration of Easter. In contrast to the joy and triumph of Easter, these days are marked by the... Read more »

Learning from Sand Castles

03/09/16
2:32 PM




By Sara Ring, M.B.A.   Spring weather shifts our thinking: from boots to sandals, sweaters to shorts, and from building snowmen to creating sand castles. Even though sand castles... Read more »

Makoto Fujimura to visit campus

03/07/16
8:22 PM




University of Northwestern – St. Paul is delighted to welcome world-renowned artist, writer and speaker Makoto Fujimura to campus on Friday, April 15.   Throughout the day, the public is... Read more »

Learning to love through the mess of adoption

03/04/16
4:00 PM




If you listen to Erin (Black) Sibley ’04 for thirty seconds, you’ll know she’s a mom. It’s her quick, witty candor peppered with bits of kid English, e.g. “icky”—and the fact she can laugh at a... Read more »