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Blog College Preparation, Parents

4 expectations parents should set with their college student

Now fall semester has begun. With our students, it is easy for hopes to get ahead of plans. While we are busy packing in the last family picnic of the summer, getting the commuter car in shape, or shopping for the dorm...

Monday, August 28, 2017

Blog Academics, Church, Faculty, Faith, Students

How faith ignites scientific curiosity

Curiosity is at the heart of the scientific method, but does faith have a part to play too? Dr. Carrie Francis shares her perspective.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Blog College Preparation, Parents, Students

How to start a budget in college

These simple steps will help you avoid being a "broke college student."

Monday, August 7, 2017

Blog College Preparation, Community

The Unofficial Northwestern Packing List

Here are some things that aren’t listed in your average college list, but are essentials for the life of an everyday eagle.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Blog Community, The Arts, UNW News

Northwestern hosts largest Christian writers conference in the country

In just the first year for what will be an annual event, the Northwestern Christian Writers Conference sold out, and it became the largest Christian writers conference in the nation.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Blog Community, Faculty, Faith

The Power of Prayer

Praying for others is one of the most powerful ways we can come together as the body of Christ. Professor Mark Muska says that as we spend our lives praying for others, we can have full confidence that God will use them...

Monday, July 17, 2017

Blog College Preparation, Faith, Students, The Arts

Understanding your passion and calling

In this chapel talk, Daniel McLaughlin, alum and Northwestern theatre production manager, shared the entertaining and insightful story about how he discovered the passions and calling for his life.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Blog Career Development, College Preparation, Faculty, The Arts

The Risk of Excellence: Embracing Writing Critique

Writer and professor, Judith Hougen talks about the risk and reward of critique.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Blog College Preparation, Community, Students

Best Season of My Life

KTIS radio host Lisa Barry remembers her time as a student at Northwestern.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Blog Faculty, Faith, Leadership

The root of Uber's culture problem

“Company culture” has been a buzzword of choice for forward-thinking business leaders and has taken center stage in the Uber scandal.  And that’s not the only scandal blamed on a harmful culture. You may recall last...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Blog Alumni, Giving, Students

Lakka's Story

Lakka Benti ’17 is the second child in her family to attend Northwestern. Here she shares how faith and education have had a deep impact on her and her family—and how financial support from people like you has made a...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Blog Church, Leadership, Ministry & Missions

The importance of Christian leadership

Leadership expert, Tyler Reagin talks with FaithRadio's Susie Larson about the impact of Christian values in leadership roles.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Blog Academics, Faculty, The Arts

Dealing with writer's envy

Working towards success as a writer is difficult. Watching that success come to your peers while it eludes you can be even more challenging to deal with. Author and professor Heather Peterson shares how you can beat the...

Monday, June 5, 2017

Blog Community

Top 5: The best donuts around campus

Hankering for a donut while you're studying? You don't have to go too far to get one the best the area has to offer.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Blog Academics, UNW News

What's the big deal about big data? It's a big opportunity.

The field of business data analytics has changed how businesses make decisions. Learn more about this field and how the new degree at UNW aims to prepare students to meet this new industry need.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Blog Community, Students

7 things I loved about junior year

For many students, junior year is the sweet spot of their college careers. Graduating senior Ashley Chiappetta shares what she loved about her junior year.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Faith, Leadership, Students

Change your thoughts, change your life

Steven Daggett gave this address during the 2017 spring commencement ceremony. Daggett graduated in 2017 from the adult undergraduate program with a bachelor's degree in ministry and psychology.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Community, Students

College advice from the class of 2017

Passing the torch--wise words from the graduating class of 2017.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Blog Community, Faith, Leadership, Students

Coach Deetjen: lacrosse success starts with heart

UNW Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach Deetjen, or “Coach Deetch’’ as she’s called by her team, has coached hundreds of games in her career. But, that first game of the 2017 season against Monmouth College is one she’ll...

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Blog Career Development

Six rules for your resume

UNW's Career Development has helped to take the fear out of resume writing. After reading through these steps, you will be able to turn this humble document into your very own career launch-pad.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

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