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Blog College Preparation, Faculty, Parents, Students

Lighten The Burden

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% over the past 10 years, growing at three times the...

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Faith, Students

Alumni Advice for 2016 Graduates

We recently asked Northwestern alumni to share their best post-graduation advice with the class of 2016. This is what they said. 

Sunday, May 15, 2016

News Academics, College Preparation, Community, Students, UNW News

Northwestern partners with Maranatha Christian Academy for Associate of Arts degree

Earning college credits while in high school just became a lot easier for students at Maranatha Christian Academy in Brooklyn Park, Minn.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Blog Faculty, Ministry & Missions, The Arts

View from the Choir Loft: What Liturgy Taught Me about Worship

For the past few months, I have had the privilege of being a professional singer with the Schola Cantorum of the Cathedral of Saint Paul here in Minnesota’s beautiful capital city. More than simply a choir, the Schola...

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Blog Career Development, Students

Tips for Choosing a Major, Career, and Calling

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 wants to have a great...

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Blog Faculty, Faith

The intersection of creativity and innovation

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 revealing an essential attribute of...

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Blog Church, Community, Faith, Ministry & Missions

Building an Orphanage on Faith

Chances are good that you’ve had an idea that seems great, if only…something. When Kwasi Twumasi ’16, a University of Northwestern MBA student, got an idea to build an orphanage in his home town of Dormaa, Ghana, he...

Monday, March 28, 2016

Blog Church, Community, Faculty, Faith

Good Grief: Why Holy Week is Important

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 remembrance of Jesus'...

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Blog Community, Faculty, Faith

Learning from Sand Castles

Spring weather shifts our thinking: from boots to sandals, sweaters to shorts, and from building snowmen to creating sand castles. Even though sand castles don’t last long, they can make an impression on those around us...

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

News The Arts

Makoto Fujimura to visit campus

Northwestern is delighted to welcome world-renowned artist, writer, and speaker Makoto Fujimura to campus.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Blog Community, Faith, Parents

Learning to Love Through the Mess of Adoption

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”.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

News Leadership, Ministry & Missions

Spring Commencement Speaker: Luis Palau

Northwestern is thrilled to announce Luis Palau as this year’s spring commencement speaker.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Blog Community, Students

How to Make the Most of Your Spring Break

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 and questionable...

Monday, February 29, 2016

Blog Academics, Faculty, Faith, Students

Science & Theology: Revelation in the Natural World - Part 2

What can science teach us about God? In addition to the traditional Wesleyan quadrilateral way to know God through Scripture, Tradition, Reason, and Experience, we may study Nature to see embedded revelation from...

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Blog Academics, Faculty, Faith, Students

Science & Theology: Revelation in the Natural World - Part 1

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 Northwestern, I have the elect privilege of teaching students about the biological world through...

Sunday, February 7, 2016

News Students

School of Nursing exam results rank above national average

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% surpasses the national...

Thursday, February 4, 2016

News Academics, UNW News

Announcing: Northwestern now offers Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Beginning the fall semester of 2016, Northwestern will offer a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with emphases in mechanical, electrical/computer and civil engineering.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

News Community, Leadership, Ministry & Missions, Students

Getting creative with snow to save lives

Students build an 18-foot snow octopus that fights extreme poverty in developing communities around the world.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Blog Community, Leadership, Ministry & Missions, Students

Getting Creative with Snow to Save Lives

Students build an 18-foot snow octopus that fights extreme poverty in developing communities around the world.

Monday, January 18, 2016

News Alumni, Community

Vikings kicker Blair Walsh scores compassion from first grade class

Haters gonna hate when it comes to Vikings kicker Blair Walsh missing the mark on Sunday’s final play. But Sarah Myhre, Northwestern alum and first-grade teacher at Northpoint elementary in Blaine thought, “There’s...

Thursday, January 14, 2016

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