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Blog Academics, Education

Four Reasons Hands-On Learning Is Valuable For Future Engineers

While feedback on tests, papers, and presentations are important, often input while in the process of learning can be more memorable.

Friday, August 4, 2023

Blog Academics, Students

Three Reasons To Get An Engineering Degree From An ABET-Accredited Program

ABET collaborates with education quality assurance organizations and corporations in other countries, which enables your degree to show your value internationally. Accreditation shows that your program has received...

Friday, July 14, 2023

News Academics, Career, UNW News

Northwestern Engineering Students to Benefit from ABET Accreditation

With the help of ABET accreditation, current and prospective students and their parents who are drawn to UNW for its Christ-centered teaching can also be certain of the standard of education they need for success in the...

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Blog Academics, Faculty

Faculty Highlight: Engineering Professor Carrie Francis

Carrie Francis, Ph.D. (Engineering) teaches her students that God and science are not mutually exclusive. Learn how her love for God and her interest in science intertwined.

Wednesday, November 15, 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 Academics, Faith, Leadership

Seeking more than a major

The most frequently asked question for high school graduates or college students has to be "what is your major?" This isn’t always easy to answer since, according to the Department of Education, the number of majors to...

Thursday, December 8, 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