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Blog Communication, Students, Student Life

Five Reasons Students Should Choose UNW

With orange and red starting to color the treetops and the weather starting to cool, high schoolers are taking tours of our beautiful campus and starting on the college application process. While our admissions...

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Blog Communication, Community

Writing for Wonder and Joy

Six years ago today I got my first book deal. I also had my first panic attack. Publishing was very hard for me, almost every single step. So hard, in fact, that I had a long crisis of identity about whether I even...

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Blog Academics, Communication, Faculty, Students

Pursue Christ. Pursue Craft.

We live in an unprecedented time; a very exciting time. We can communicate across the world in seconds and this offers a great opportunity for us. It is well documented that all electronic media influences American...

Monday, November 18, 2019

Blog Academics, Communication, Faculty, Students

Q&A: Eric Netterlund

Q&A Session with Dr, Eric Netterlund.

Monday, November 18, 2019

News Academics, Communication, Faculty, Students

UNW Students Walk the Red Carpet with Professor Ann Sorenson at the 2019 Burbank International Film Festival

Original short film "My First Funeral," produced by UNW students and Professor Ann Sorenson, received a semifinalist screening in the Comedy/New Media program at the 2019 Burbank International Film Festival in September.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

News Academics, Communication, Education, Faculty

Four New Faculty Join University of Northwestern

University of Northwestern welcomes four new full-time faculty to the College of Arts & Humanities and the College of Behavioral & Natural Sciences. Among this new cohort of faculty members are three UNW alumni.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Blog Communication, Faculty, Students

UNW Students Collaborate to Create Fall Film Project

This October, students and faculty will work together to create a short film called “My First Funeral.” Professor of Communication Ann Sorenson will be leading the project and directing the film. Sorenson said that she did not write the script herself, but her friend Sara who is a writer and...

Thursday, August 30, 2018