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Blog Alumni, Business, College Preparation

UNW Grad Lands Job at Medtronic

Management Information Systems graduate Zack Swore used the social and technical skills he learned at UNW to get a job at Medtronic.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Blog Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Business, Ministry & Missions

Hard Work and Epiphanies: John Deedrick ‘84

John Deedrick ’84 has over 30 years of experience as a Christian businessman and leader. His story is a testament to how God uses, time, challenges, work, and the Holy Spirit to guide your journey.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Blog Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Business

Encouraging Students to Stay Salty: An Interview with Jodi Richert ‘92

Jodi Richert ’92 is currently a Lead Program Manager at Target, a member of the UNW Alumni Council and President’s Advisory Council, and an actively engaged alumna.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Blog Business, Leadership

To the Right of Legal

Maintaining, fostering, and advancing an ethical culture is crucial to doing business today. Bill George, Harvard Business School Senior Fellow and former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Medtronic, stated it...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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 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 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 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 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 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 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