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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 & Leadership 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

Blog Academics, Faculty, Parents, Students, The Arts

I want to write. Am I doomed to be a barista?

As an instructor in the professional writing program at UNW, I see lots of talented students. But these students sometimes don't know how to push this writing life forward as a vocation. With some guidance and practice,...

Monday, April 24, 2017

Blog Academics, Church, Faith, Ministry & Missions

3,000 year old pithos uncovered by Dr. Boyd Seevers

Dr. Boyd Seevers uncovered an artifact that illustrates life in Israel at the time of Judges and helps to confirm the historicity of the book of Joshua.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

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

When Easter week is your busiest time of year

For the professional minister, Easter is a busy season full of service schedules, volunteer coordination, and palm branches. Prof. of Christian Ministries Susan Payne talks about remembering the devotion in the details.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Blog Church, Community, Faith, Leadership, Ministry & Missions, Students

Inexperienced Yet Equipped - Alaska Mission Trip 2017

In the fall of 2016, I officially became a part of the Global Outreach team at Northwestern. One of the most impactful things I learned was what it means to serve well and to be a servant-hearted leader, as well as how...

Monday, April 3, 2017

Blog Alumni, Leadership, Ministry & Missions, Parents

How UNW alum and parenting coach Jim Jackson found his calling

Today Jackson, along with his wife Lynne, leads Connected Families, a Christian-based ministry to parents and churches. They’ve written two books, How to Grow a Connected Family and Discipline That Connects with Your...

Monday, March 27, 2017

Blog Alumni, Faith, Leadership

Approaching business leadership from a biblical perspective

Most business books are written for corporate employees, but Philip Struble wanted to equip small business owners to operate successfully by using biblical principles.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, The Arts

Don't be afraid of creative degrees

When I studied creative writing at Northwestern, well-meaning friends and family often joked about my future "career" as a starving artist.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Blog Alumni, Community, Faith, Leadership, Students

At 42, back to school and back on the mound

“I kept thinking, ‘I can’t believe I’m 42 years old and I just got a bunch of college kids out!’’’

Monday, March 6, 2017

Blog Academics, Church, Leadership, Ministry & Missions

Use strategic conflict to drive success

You never know how Philip Vierling, UNW’s assistant dean of the School of Business, will shake things up. Vierling wears an easy grin, his trademark boots, and Jerry Garcia ties

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Blog Alumni, Career & Leadership Development

How to pivot towards your ideal career

Are you dissatisfied at your job? While a job or career change could be an option, there are also things you can do at your current workplace to utilize your skill-set and find greater opportunities.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Blog College Preparation, Students

How PSEO worked for our family

We have been blessed as a family to have our two children take PSEO on campus at Northwestern during their senior years of high school. Both our kids benefited from a great student culture that helped them grow...

Sunday, February 19, 2017

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