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Archived press releases from April 2008

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Seniors receive Faculty Honors
Seniors receive Faculty HonorsGraduating seniors Kyle Blankers and Laura Jacobson received Faculty Honors at the college’s Honors Convocation on April 29.
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Faculty awarded grants for summer scholarship
Faculty awarded grants for summer scholarshipNorthwestern College Scholarship Grants were awarded to 11 NWC professors to fund their scholarship and research during the summer of 2008.
APR30Psychology professor receives NWC teaching awardDr. Laird Edman, professor of psychology, has been named this year’s recipient of the Northwestern Teaching Excellence Award.
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Daumer speaks at conferences
Daumer speaks at conferencesDr. Ruth Daumer, associate professor and chairperson of the department of nursing, has been a presenter at two recent scholarly conferences.
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Psychology major wins award at social science conference
Psychology major wins award at social science conferenceFor the second year in a row, a Northwestern psychology major has been honored for presenting the best student paper at the Siouxland Undergraduate Social Science Research Conference.
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Student wins award at history conference
Student wins award at history conferenceA Northwestern junior was honored for presenting the best paper in media history at the University of South Dakota Student History Conference on April 24.
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NWC to award 281 diplomas May 10
NWC to award 281 diplomas May 10Northwestern will award Bachelor of Arts degrees to 281 students during commencement on May 10.
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Twenty-two students to participate in summer missions
Twenty-two students to participate in summer missionsTwenty-two Northwestern students will spend their summer on short-term mission experiences in 14 different countries as members of the college’s Summer of Service team.
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Young contributes book chapter
Young contributes book chapterDr. Dan Young, associate professor of political science, contributed a chapter to a recently published book.
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Professor to direct new feature film
Professor to direct new feature filmJamey Durham, assistant professor of communications, will direct a new movie that will be shot in the Orange City area this summer.
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Professor's movie premieres
Professor's movie premieresAdjunct professor Mike Anderson wrote and directed a new independent film, "Dave's 16th," which premieres in Orange City April 25-May 1.
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Author to speak at Northwestern
Author to speak at NorthwesternJoey Earl Horstman, a 1987 Northwestern alumnus and author of “Praise, Anxiety and Other Symptoms of Grace,” will visit NWC April 30 and May 1.
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Northwestern mourns the death of Bob Reynen
Northwestern mourns the death of Bob ReynenBob Reynen, director of church relations, died on April 19 after suffering from brain cancer.
APR18Keith wins national awardDon Keith, general manager of Northwestern's Sodexo Campus Services, has been named a Sodexo Hero of Everyday Life for 2008. Keith and seven other national winners are being honored for investing their time, talent and spirit in the ongoing fight against hunger.
APR18MercyMe to headline RiseFest on June 21Rise Ministries and Northwestern College will co-sponsor the fourth annual RiseFest on June 21 with several Christian bands, an extreme sports area, Kids Zone, seminars and speaker Rob Roozeboom.
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Chamber ensembles to present concert
Chamber ensembles to present concertNorthwestern’s Brass Quintet and String Quartet will perform a wide variety of music at a concert on May 2.
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NWC pays tribute to longtime employees
NWC pays tribute to longtime employeesNorthwestern honored 54 longtime employees at the college’s Spring Recognition Banquet.
APR17Meyer receives staff recognition awardBrenda Meyer, academic affairs assistant, was named the 2008 recipient of the Staff Recognition for Inspirational Service Award at the Spring Recognition Banquet on April 15.
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Trustees authorize continued planning for residence hall
Trustees authorize continued planning for residence hallNorthwestern's Board of Trustees voted to continue with planning for a proposed new residence hall at its spring meeting.
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Students participate in singing competition
Students participate in singing competitionThree NWC students competed in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Lewis and Clark spring auditions.
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Band and Symphonette to perform
Band and Symphonette to performNorthwestern’s Symphonic Band and Symphonette will perform a wide variety of music at a concert on April 25.
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Oratorio Chorus and NWC choir to perform
Oratorio Chorus and NWC choir to performThe Sioux County Oratorio Chorus and Northwestern's A cappella Choir will team to perform Mozart’s "Requiem" on Saturday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
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NWC to hold ceremony for nursing students
NWC to hold ceremony for nursing studentsSeventeen Northwestern nursing students will formalize their commitment to practice Christ-centered nursing during the department’s second annual Christian Commitment to Professional Nursing Ceremony, to be held April 19.
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Incoming students win Peale Scholarships
Incoming students win Peale ScholarshipsTen incoming freshmen—from Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota—have been selected to receive Norman Vincent Peale Scholarships.
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Instrumentalists to perform student recital
Instrumentalists to perform student recitalSenior Jenna Teerink of Worthington, Minn., and junior Kayla Driesen of Rock Valley, Iowa, will present a joint instrumental recital on April 15.
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Tim Brown to speak
Tim Brown to speakThe Rev. Dr. Timothy Brown, the newly appointed president of Western Theological Seminary, will speak at Northwestern April 21 and 22.

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