Blog Faculty, Faith, Leadership
Thinking about the 2016 Election
In the past few months, I’ve received many inquiries about how Christians might think about the upcoming election. I’m grateful for the chance to share some thoughts with you.
Monday, October 24, 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...
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Blog Alumni, The Arts
Music in Motion
Have you ever listened to music playing behind movie or television scenes and wondered what goes through a composer’s mind as he/she looks at a scene and determines what music should be used to support the story?
Monday, October 3, 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 Community, Students
Freshman Survival Guide
Now that classes are in full swing, here are a few secrets to finding your groove and enjoying life in college. Psst… upperclassmen might be surprised by some of these too.
Monday, September 12, 2016
News Financial Aid, Students, UNW News
Introducing UNW's First Z-Degree: Zero-Textbook-Cost Degree
Northwestern is offering the first zero-textbook-cost degree or “z-degree” in Minnesota and one of the first bachelor z-degrees in the nation.
Monday, June 6, 2016
Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Students
Graduates Give Advice to Incoming Freshmen
We asked recent graduates of Northwestern to share their best advice for the incoming freshmen class. This is what some of them shared:
Monday, May 23, 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...
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Faith, Students
Alumni Advice for 2016 Graduates
We recently asked Northwestern alumni to share their best post-graduation advice with the class of 2016. This is what they said.
Sunday, May 15, 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...
Sunday, May 1, 2016
Blog Career & Leadership 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...
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Blog Faculty, Faith
The intersection of creativity and innovation
There's a verb in the Hebrew language—bara', meaning “to create”—that is only used when speaking of God. It punctuates the books of the Old Testament, persistently and unmistakably revealing an essential attribute of...
Sunday, April 3, 2016
Blog Church, Community, Faith, Ministry & Missions
Building an Orphanage on Faith
Chances are good that you’ve had an idea that seems great, if only…something. When Kwasi Twumasi ’16, a University of Northwestern MBA student, got an idea to build an orphanage in his home town of Dormaa, Ghana, he...
Monday, March 28, 2016
Blog Community, Faculty, Faith
Learning from Sand Castles
Spring weather shifts our thinking: from boots to sandals, sweaters to shorts, and from building snowmen to creating sand castles. Even though sand castles don’t last long, they can make an impression on those around us...
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
News The Arts
Makoto Fujimura to visit campus
Northwestern is delighted to welcome world-renowned artist, writer, and speaker Makoto Fujimura to campus.
Sunday, March 6, 2016
Blog Community, Faith, Parents
Learning to Love Through the Mess of Adoption
If you listen to Erin (Black) Sibley ’04 for thirty seconds, you’ll know she’s a mom. It’s her quick, witty candor peppered with bits of kid English, e.g. “icky”.
Thursday, March 3, 2016
News Leadership, Ministry & Missions
Spring Commencement Speaker: Luis Palau
Northwestern is thrilled to announce Luis Palau as this year’s spring commencement speaker.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Blog Community, Students
How to Make the Most of Your Spring Break
Contrary to popular belief, spring break can be more than the cliché stereotype that travel and liquor companies promote—you know the one with tropical destination, parties, oversized beach-balls and questionable...
Monday, February 29, 2016
Blog Academics, Faculty, Faith, Students
Science & Theology: Revelation in the Natural World - Part 2
What can science teach us about God? In addition to the traditional Wesleyan quadrilateral way to know God through Scripture, Tradition, Reason, and Experience, we may study Nature to see embedded revelation from...
Thursday, February 25, 2016
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