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Blog Community, Students, Student Life

Three Things to Remember Before Making a New Commitment

The college experience is full of opportunities. There are new people, new places, and new activities every day. Here are three simple phrases to remember when considering future commitments, and some advice for those...

Wednesday, September 20, 2023


College Admissions 101

September in college admissions is the start of a new enrollment cycle! While the year-long process can feel complicated or intimidating, here are the basics you need to know.

Friday, September 8, 2023

Blog Alumni, Parents, Students

Calling All Eagles!

Calling All Eagles! Whether you’re an alum taking a trip down memory lane, a parent stepping into your son or daughter’s world to see how they are growing, or a student making your own memories, join us on campus and...

Friday, September 1, 2023

Blog Career, Faculty, Students

3 Things To Look For When Choosing A Nursing School

The decision to enter the nursing profession is never made lightly. Individuals who pursue this career path spend considerable time weighing many factors when choosing a nursing school. In addition to faculty,...

Friday, August 25, 2023

News Academics, Business, UNW News

Bethel University and University of Northwestern – St. Paul Announce Course-Sharing Partnership

The partnership follows a year-long effort by university leaders to explore collaborative opportunities between the two institutions, with a goal of keeping tuition costs down without compromising the student experience.

Friday, August 18, 2023

Blog Academics, Faculty, UNW News

Northwestern Welcomes Seven New Full-Time Faculty for Fall 2023

UNW is pleased to announce new full-time faculty hires in departments across campus.

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Blog Academics, Education

Four Reasons Hands-On Learning Is Valuable For Future Engineers

While feedback on tests, papers, and presentations are important, often input while in the process of learning can be more memorable.

Friday, August 4, 2023

Blog Faculty, Leadership, UNW News

Northwestern Names New Assistant Dean of the School of Nursing

University of Northwestern – St. Paul is pleased to announce that following a national search, Dr. Santhiny Rajamohan has accepted an appointment as Assistant Dean of the School of Nursing and Chief Nurse Administrator...

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Blog Parents, Students, Student Life

Common Questions of College Parents

As a parent, you are always warned about the terrible tows and those emotional teenage years. But what you aren’t always enlightened on is sending your kid off to college. There are so many unknowns!

Friday, July 28, 2023

Blog Alumni Spotlight, Education, Ministry & Missions

Student Spotlight: Jacob Bierle '22 – Fulbright Scholar

Jacob Bierle ’22, a dual major in ESL Education and Elementary Education was named a Fulbright Award winner in Spring 2022. Fulbright honors are awarded yearly by the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign...

Friday, July 21, 2023

Blog College Preparation, Financial Aid, Students

Why Financial Aid Makes Private College Affordable

University of Northwestern – St. Paul sets students up for success by walking alongside students and their families in the Financial Aid process, ensuring that they will have an affordable plan that fits with their...

Monday, July 17, 2023

Blog Academics, Students

Three Reasons To Get An Engineering Degree From An ABET-Accredited Program

ABET collaborates with education quality assurance organizations and corporations in other countries, which enables your degree to show your value internationally. Accreditation shows that your program has received...

Friday, July 14, 2023

News Academics, Communication, Parents, Students, UNW News

New PSEO eligibility regulations paused by State of Minnesota

A recent update in Loe vs. Walz case allows Northwestern to continue offering PSEO classes for Minnesota high school students.

Tuesday, June 20, 2023


Northwestern joins federal lawsuit in pursuit of religious liberty in response to new PSEO eligibility law

University of Northwestern – St. Paul (UNW) has joined a group of Minnesota families and Crown College in a federal lawsuit, Loe v. Walz, filed Wednesday that challenges an amendment to a new Minnesota law that strips...

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

News Ministry & Missions, UNW News, Northwestern Media

Northwestern Media stations win CMB awards

98.5 KTIS, Life 101.9, Life 100.7, and The Unfolding Podcast recognized for accomplishments at 2023 Christian Music Broadcasters conference in Orlando Florida.

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Blog Music, The Arts

Northwestern Choir's International Tour to England

University of Northwestern - St. Paul sends 63 choral students on multi-city England tour, including Westminster Abbey, from May 17-29.

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Blog Alumni, Alumni Spotlight

2017 Alumni Honorees Release Album: Memories

Dick Schirmacher, the 2017 Alumni Honoree, recently released an album titled, Memories.

Monday, April 3, 2023

Blog Career, College Preparation, Faculty

3 Reasons It Is Important To Have Professors Who Still Work In Their Field

The opportunity to learn from “practicing faculty” brings a lot of value to education. These are professors who continue to work in the field in which they teach. Here are three reasons why it is valuable to have...

Thursday, January 19, 2023

News UNW News

Northwestern Confers 181 Degrees in December Commencement Ceremony

These graduates earned a total of 181 degrees, including 146 bachelor’s, 31 master’s, and 4 certificate or associate of arts diplomas.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

News UNW News

Dr. Greg Johnson Appointed Vice President for Strategy and Chief of Staff

Dr. Corbin Hoornbeek, President of University of Northwestern – St. Paul and Northwestern Media, appointed Dr. Greg Johnson to the newly created role of Vice President for Strategy and Chief of Staff. Johnson previously...

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

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