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Blog Alumni, Leadership, The Arts

Angi Putney: Leading worship and people

When Angi Putney started earning her degree in Music Performance at Northwestern in 2013, she wasn’t sure she’d see graduation day... One day during her second semester, coordinator of vocal studies professor Carol...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Blog Business, Parents, Students

Faculty Highlight: Philip Vierling

As Christians, we often avoid conflict. Philip Vierling, MBA, teaches his students that "strategic conflict'' can actually inspire creativity and lead to success.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Blog Leadership, Ministry & Missions

The crucial organizational role of stories

A college degree in my hand and a burning passion in my heart, I set out to start my career. But the Lord's timing is not my timing. I remain grateful for that blessing every day. I don't want to forget it. Storytelling...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Blog Career Development, Students

20 must-know resume tips

Northwestern's Career Development office has put together a list of 20 tips to help you make a great first impression and land the interview.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Blog Alumni, Parents, Students

Northwestern's sacred symbolism in architecture

The University of Northwestern campus is ranked as one of the most beautiful in the country...what most visitors might miss is the sacred symbolism that architects incorporated around campus.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Blog Leadership, Ministry & Missions

The most complex organizational relationship (and how to manage it)

I joined a dozen faith-based nonprofit leaders from across the country for a unique learning experience... we were asked to come with our response to one simple question: What is the most significant obstacle you are...

Monday, September 18, 2017

Blog Alumni, Church, Faith, Leadership, Ministry & Missions

Learning from NT missional leaders: Call and capacity

Jo Saxton, a featured speaker at the 2017 Fuel Leadership Conference, shares thoughts on calling and capacity in the lives of early church leaders.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Blog Community, Faith

Northwestern Media: Jenni's Story

She didn't think she wanted to go on living. She was tired, hurting, and bitter. Then, Jenni heard a song on Life 102.5 that saved her life.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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

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

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