Blog Academics, Faith, Leadership
Seeking more than a major
The most frequently asked question for high school graduates or college students has to be "what is your major?" This isn’t always easy to answer since, according to the Department of Education, the number of majors to choose from has increased to 1,800—growing nearly 25% in the last 15 years.
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Blog Academics, College Preparation
From PSEO student to nursing graduate by age 19
Growing up, Sarah Norberg was no stranger to the University of Northwestern. So, when she found out that she could take free college courses on campus, during her last two years of high school, she was beyond excited.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Blog Academics, Community, Faith, Students
Swiss Student, Rebecca Honegger, Breaks Down Barriers
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 ability to pursue her dream.
Sunday, November 6, 2016
Blog Academics, Community, The Arts
Going Deeper Into the Woods
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 Woods entreats us to go deeper into these familiar characters’ adventures.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Blog Community, Leadership, Students
Opposing Political Leaders on Campus Share Room and Friendship
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 political spectrum.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
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 rate of inflation.
Thursday, May 19, 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 Cantorum (Latin for singing school) dates back to the 8th century
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 answer about their grand plan for the future.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
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