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AUG26Northwestern nursing prof earns doctorateJulie Dragstra, assistant professor of nursing at Northwestern College, has earned a doctorate in education from the University of South Dakota.
AUG26Northwestern College to host Preview DaysNorthwestern College will host 11 Preview Days this school year to provide high school students with an introduction to the college.
AUG24NWC named among nation's top collegesNorthwestern College has been ranked seventh among the nation’s top baccalaureate colleges by Washington Monthly.
Seven join Northwestern College faculty
Seven join Northwestern College facultyNorthwestern is welcoming seven new faculty members as the fall semester begins.
Award-winning drama on stage at NWC
Award-winning drama on stage at NWC“Doubt,” a Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning drama, will be presented by Eastcheap Theatre Company Sept. 4 and 5 at Northwestern College.
AUG20NWC theatre launches membership driveNorthwestern College’s 2015–16 theatre season is set, and the college’s annual Theatre Patrons membership drive is under way.
AUG13Authors to read work in Deep Song seriesNorthwestern’s 2015–16 Deep Song Reading Series will feature authors Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith on Sept. 1 at 7 p.m.
AUG13Sioux City artist to display work at NWCNorthwestern College will open its 2015–16 art exhibit season with a show by Ann Marie McTaggart, titled “Icons of Our Spirit.”
AUG6NWC again named among Midwest's bestNorthwestern College has again been named among the best colleges in the Midwest by the Princeton Review.
AUG5Religion prof to head global educationNorthwestern College religion professor John Hubers has been appointed to serve as director of the college’s global education office.


JUL31NWC ranked among best colleges by ForbesNorthwestern College is ranked as the eighth-best Iowa college in the 2015 “America’s Top Colleges” ranking by Forbes.
"Map of My Kingdom" to be performed at NWC
"Map of My Kingdom" to be performed at NWCMary Swander’s one-woman show, “Map of My Kingdom,” will be performed and filmed in Northwestern’s England Theatre on Aug. 1.
NWC named best value by Money magazine
NWC named best value by Money magazineNWC is ranked as one of the “25 Best Private Colleges for Merit Aid” and included in a group of best-value institutions by Money magazine.
Leadership conference offered at reduced rate
Leadership conference offered at reduced rateIndividuals wanting to improve their skills in communication are invited to take advantage of reduced rates for the college's leadership series.
JUL17Hoey to present research at conferenceDr. Rebecca Hoey, director of Northwestern’s Graduate School & Adult Learning, will co-present at a conference on adult higher education.
JUL16Minnick elected to CPI leadershipBill Minnick, Northwestern’s director of career development, has been voted president-elect and secretary of the Career Professionals of Iowa.
JUL13NWC math prof presents at conferenceNorthwestern math professor Dr. Kim Jongerius recently presented at the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences conference.
Northwestern names new admissions leaders
Northwestern names new admissions leadersTwo members of Northwestern’s advancement team, Mark Bloemendaal and Jackie Davis, have been appointed to lead the admissions office.
JUL6Northwestern College names interim provostNorthwestern has hired Dr. Kent Eaton to serve as interim provost for the 2015–16 academic year.


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