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Northwestern Remembers Billy Graham

The University of Northwestern – St. Paul and Northwestern Media community remember the Reverend Billy Graham who served as the university’s second president and founded KTIS. We rejoice in knowing that he is now home...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Blog Business, Leadership

To the Right of Legal

Maintaining, fostering, and advancing an ethical culture is crucial to doing business today. Bill George, Harvard Business School Senior Fellow and former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Medtronic, stated it...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Blog Community, Ministry & Missions

UNW Takes Aim at Sex Trafficking during the Super Bowl

Behind the party scene is another business that has law enforcement, social services agencies, and churches standing at attention, ready for what the mega sports spectacle will bring.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Blog Career Development

Don't Say "No" & Other Interviewing Tips

Ok, it's all good. You've answered the heavy questions during your job interview for what you believe may be your dream job. You've got this job in the bag. But then, a sudden pause. Your next moments are crucial.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Blog College Preparation, Parents, Students

4 Things Parents Should Know about Paying for College

Paying for college is, quite honestly, the greatest fear for the families we work with in admissions. They understand the value of our integration of faith and learning, the world-class education, but what about the...

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Blog Academics, Faculty, UNW News

UNW Professors Reveal their Graduation Experiences

Graduating students sometimes forget that their professors have gone before them. As each professor was once a student feeling stressed, worried or excited about their own graduation, UNW faculty opens up about their...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Blog Community, Parents

Wise Posting in an Insecure World

Neil Stavem discusses wise social media practices with Jonathan McKee, the author of The Teen's Guide to Social Media... and Mobile Devices: 21 Tips to Wise Posting in an Insecure World.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Blog Parents

Bread or a Stone?

I found myself back in Matthew 7 this week, reminded that the Lord invites us to ask Him for what we need. Verses 7 and 8 say, "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Blog Community, Faculty, The Arts

Designing the Dream of Nazareth Hall

"Nine Northwestern students and I gathered an hour before a January dawn, an unusual time to convene any class at any college. Our purpose: to arrive in Nazareth Hall Chapel while it was still pitch black and quietly...

Friday, January 12, 2018

Blog Academics, Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Leadership

Teaching for the Journey: An Interview with Steve Gibbs '04

You will find Northwestern alumni in many different places and professions. We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Steve Gibbs, the principal of Stewartville High School and Middle School and a 2004 graduate...

Friday, January 5, 2018

Blog Faith, Students, UNW News

Berglund hits 1,000 points, featured on WCCO

Last week Eagles Basketball's Amy Berglund scored the 1,000th point in her college career. WCCO featured her story of how she found her way to Northwestern.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Blog Academics, College Preparation, Students

Burn the Midnight Oil: Finals Study Tips at the Library

In keeping with the spirit of finals week, here are 3 study tricks to help you get to Christmas Break!

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Blog Faith, Leadership, Ministry & Missions, Students

Missions opportunity: Intercultural Studies Trip 2018

Travel to multiple countries, spread the gospel and engage with teaching, service projects and much more? Northwestern gives students a unique opportunity to get involved.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Blog Parents

Unwrap the Gifts Again

By the time we hit New Years, Christmas is already a fading memory. When we're asked what gifts we received, it may already be hard to recall. However, I would venture to guess that over the years, there are at least a...

Friday, December 1, 2017

Blog Academics, Students

Graduate Studies: Student Stories

Be inspired as you watch and read how following God's path and plan has motivated and changed these students. Are you ready to write the next chapter in your story?

Friday, December 1, 2017

Blog Academics, Leadership, Students

Northwestern student on science, music, and taking opportunities

With a trajectory towards clinical pharmacy and a love of music, junior Elizabeth Donaldson shares about science, sound, and seeking opportunities.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Blog Faith, Leadership, Students

Eagles Volleyball puts integrity first...no matter what.

“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.” — C. S. Lewis No one may have seen the touch of the volleyball, but Coach Beth Wilmeth's team members will call themselves "out'' as they play to a...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Blog Church, Faith, Ministry & Missions, Students

Northwestern travels: A global peacemaking experience

Fly more than 2,000 miles to another country with student leaders, faculty, and staff to learn about global peacemaking through the lens of immigration.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Blog Academics, Faculty

Faculty Highlight: Engineering Professor Carrie Francis

Carrie Francis, Ph.D. (Engineering) teaches her students that God and science are not mutually exclusive. Learn how her love for God and her interest in science intertwined.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Blog Alumni, Leadership, Students

Tips for women in leadership

What does it mean to be a woman in leadership? Northwestern representatives found key insights.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

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