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Archived press releases from August 2008

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Northwestern launches emergency alert system
Northwestern launches emergency alert systemNorthwestern has launched a campus-wide desktop security notification system, NWC Alert.
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Theatre Patrons begin membership drive
Theatre Patrons begin membership driveNorthwestern College Theatre Patrons’ annual membership drive is under way.
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General Synod president to speak
General Synod president to speakThe Rev. Dr. Carol Bechtel, current General Synod president of the Reformed Church in America, will speak at Northwestern College’s Christ Chapel on Sept. 15 and 16.
AUG28Homecoming to include hoedown and barbecueNorthwestern will celebrate Homecoming Sept. 26 and 27 with numerous family-friendly activities.
AUG22NWC ranked fourth by U.S. News & World ReportNorthwestern is ranked in a tie for fourth among Midwestern baccalaureate colleges in U.S. News & World Report’s 2009 America’s Best Colleges guidebook.
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Students aid community through O-Serve
Students aid community through O-ServeNew students will participate in a variety of area service projects on Aug. 25.
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Exhibit to feature artwork by the late Bob Plageman
Exhibit to feature artwork by the late Bob PlagemanArtwork by the late Bob Plageman, formerly of Maurice, will be on display Sept. 3–25 in Northwestern College’s Te Paske Gallery.
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O'Neill classic on stage at Northwestern
O'Neill classic on stage at NorthwesternEastcheap Theatre Company will present Eugene O’Neill’s masterpiece Long Day’s Journey into Night Sept. 4, 5 and 6.
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Homecoming to include road race
Homecoming to include road raceNorthwestern will hold its 15th annual Raider Road Race on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 8:30 a.m. as part of Homecoming.
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Edman chairs APA Continuing Education Committee
Edman chairs APA Continuing Education CommitteeDr. Sally Oakes Edman, director of Northwestern’s Wellness Center, is serving as the 2008 chairperson of the Continuing Education Committee of the American Psychological Association.
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Article by professor and alumna published in journal
Article by professor and alumna published in journalAn article by Dr. Jennifer Feenstra, assistant professor of psychology, and Amanda Brouwer '07, was published in the summer issue of the Journal of Psychology and Theology.
AUG18Air Force brass ensemble to present concertBrass in Blue, a pioneering symphonic brass ensemble presented by the U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band, will perform in concert at Northwestern College’s Christ Chapel on Monday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m.
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NWC ranked among best by Forbes.com
NWC ranked among best by Forbes.comNorthwestern is ranked 211th out of 569 top institutions in a new college ranking by Forbes.com.
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Journal publishes article by Andres
Journal publishes article by Andres Dr. Michael Andres, associate professor of religion, has written a newly published article.
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Journal publishes article by Trapp
Journal publishes article by TrappA creative nonfiction piece by Dr. Joonna Trapp, associate professor of English, has been published in the Journal of Expanded Perspective on Learning.
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Northwestern receives Humanities Iowa grant
Northwestern receives Humanities Iowa grantNorthwestern has received a $3,000 grant from Humanities Iowa to bring storyteller Antonio Sacre to campus during the Orange City Area Hispanic Festival Sept. 16–20.
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Seven join faculty
Seven join facultySeven new full-time faculty are preparing to teach at Northwestern as the fall semester nears.
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NWC welcomes new staff
NWC welcomes new staffTwo new directors have begun their staff positions this summer.
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Students benefit from campus renovations
Students benefit from campus renovationsStudents will notice several campus improvements when they return for fall semester classes.
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Prof and recent grads to present research
Prof and recent grads to present researchTwo 2008 graduates will team with Dr. Laird Edman, professor of psychology, to present their research at the American Psychological Association’s national conference.
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NWC and Western Iowa Tech to sign articulation agreement
NWC and Western Iowa Tech to sign articulation agreementThe presidents of Northwestern and Western Iowa Tech Community College will sign an agreement aimed at making it easier for students enrolled in business or elementary education programs at WITCC to complete their bachelor's degree in the same subject areas at NWC.

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