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Archived press releases from May 2006

MAY30
NWC receives reaccreditation from Higher Learning Commission
NWC receives reaccreditation from Higher Learning CommissionNorthwestern has received formal notification of its reaccreditation by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
MAY30
Northwestern receives renewal grant from Lilly Endowment
Northwestern receives renewal grant from Lilly EndowmentNorthwestern has received a renewal grant of $499,800 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to build upon its Vocare: Find Your Place project.
MAY24
NWC receives federal grant for research on antiparasitic drugs
NWC receives federal grant for research on antiparasitic drugsNorthwestern has been awarded a $197,466 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for research Dr. Ralph Davis is conducting on antiparasitic drugs.
MAY15
Dean of spiritual formation accepts position in Seattle
Dean of spiritual formation accepts position in SeattleDr. Keith Anderson, dean of spiritual formation and vocation and director of the Lilly Grant, has resigned to become the senior vice president of academic affairs and academic dean at Mars Hill Graduate School in Seattle.
MAY13
Graduates awarded Faculty Honors at commencement
Graduates awarded Faculty Honors at commencementTwo international students are among three 2006 Northwestern graduates who received Faculty Honors at commencement ceremonies on May 13.
MAY10
Lilly Grant funds summer research and scholarship
Lilly Grant funds summer research and scholarshipTwenty-three Northwestern faculty and one student will receive funds from the college’s $2 million Lilly Grant for summer research and scholarship related to vocation and helping students discover God’s call on their lives.
MAY5
Students selected for competitive summer research programs
Students selected for competitive summer research programsThree NWC students have been chosen from applicants across the country to participate in National Science Foundation-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates programs this summer.
MAY2
Professor speaks at ethnic ministries summit
Professor speaks at ethnic ministries summitDr. Rod Spidahl, assistant professor of religion, led a seminar at the Atlanta 2006 Ethnic Workers’ Summit held April 27 to 29. The conference sought to encourage and enable intercultural ministry connections.
MAY2
Jeff Barker appointed to endowed professorship
Jeff Barker appointed to endowed professorshipJeff Barker, professor of theatre and speech, has been appointed to the Northwestern College Endowed Professorship.
MAY2
Kugler receives Northwestern Teaching Excellence Award
Kugler receives Northwestern Teaching Excellence AwardDr. Mike Kugler, associate professor of history, has been named this year's recipient of the Northwestern Teaching Excellence Award.
MAY2
Psychology seniors present research at conference
Psychology seniors present research at conferenceNine NWC senior psychology majors presented the results of their research at the Siouxland Undergraduate Social Science Research Conference, hosted by Northwestern on April 27.

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