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Archived press releases from February 2008

FEB28
Student chosen for environmental research grant
Student chosen for environmental research grantSophomore Erin Brogan is among 20 students chosen to participate in a multi-year environmental research initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
FEB28
NWC to host Pastors Conference
NWC to host Pastors ConferenceAlumnus Roger Nelson '82 will speak at the Pastors Conference on March 25.
FEB28
Choir to present home concert
Choir to present home concertAfter a six-state spring break tour, the A cappella Choir will perform its home concert on Friday, March 14.
FEB28
Church planter to speak
Church planter to speakRick Mysse, an active church planter in Southern California, will speak in Northwestern’s chapel service on Friday, March 14.
FEB28
NCATE seeks comments
NCATE seeks commentsWritten testimony about Northwestern's education department is invited as part of its fall 2008 NCATE accreditation review.
FEB28Leadership Conference to feature Tony CampoloWell-known author and speaker Tony Campolo will be the keynote speaker at Northwestern’s Leadership Conference March 28 and 29.
FEB27
Gala Auction raises $31,000
Gala Auction raises $31,000Northwestern's 2008 Gala Auction raised around $31,000 for student scholarships, faculty development and student life programs.
FEB26
Seven to spend spring break in Oman
Seven to spend spring break in OmanSeven Northwestern faculty and staff will spend spring break March 1–10 in Oman, engaging in interfaith dialogue and laying the groundwork for a Northwestern-operated semester study abroad program.
FEB22
Marketing projects win national awards
Marketing projects win national awardsThree NWC marketing publications have received awards in a national competition.
FEB22Turnwall receives award from Iowa Writing ProjectBarbara Turnwall, assistant professor of English, received the Iowa Writing Project's Star Thrower Award at a recent meeting.
FEB22Dewald wins campus ministry awardBarb Dewald, associate dean of spiritual formation, was recognized for excellence in campus ministry at the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities Campus Ministers Conference.
FEB21
Exhibitions to feature work by senior art majors
Exhibitions to feature work by senior art majorsThree senior art majors will display their work during March and April in Te Paske Gallery.
FEB18
Professor's piano composition performed in San Francisco
Professor's piano composition performed in San FranciscoA composition by Dr. Luke Dahn, assistant professor of music, was performed Feb. 12 at a San Francisco concert sponsored by Composers Inc.
FEB15
Students to serve over spring break
Students to serve over spring breakMore than 200 students, faculty and staff from Northwestern will travel across the U.S. and around the world for the college’s annual Spring Service Projects March 1 through 10.
FEB14
Middle East missions leader to speak
Middle East missions leader to speakThe Rev. John Carrick, British director of Middle East Christian Outreach, will speak in chapel on Feb. 25.
FEB14
A cappella Choir to tour
A cappella Choir to tourNorthwestern's A cappella Choir will tour in the eastern United States Feb. 29 through March 11.
FEB14
Theatre company to tour
Theatre company to tourNorthwestern’s touring theatre company will perform ancient Israelite dramas from the Old Testament in the western United States during the college’s spring break, March 1–11.
FEB12NWC honored for community serviceThe Corporation for National and Community Service has named Northwestern to the 2007 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Northwestern, which was honored for the second consecutive year, is among only 10 chosen from Iowa.
FEB8
Author to speak on mental illness and faith
Author to speak on mental illness and faithDr. Kathryn Greene-McCreight, author of "Darkness is My Only Companion: A Christian Response to Mental Illness," will be a guest speaker at Northwestern Feb. 18 and 19.
FEB8
Professor presents paper at C.S. Lewis conference
Professor presents paper at C.S. Lewis conferenceDr. Randy Jensen, a Northwestern philosophy professor, presented a paper at “C.S. Lewis, the Inklings, and the Call to Christian Community,” a conference held at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, Calif.
FEB7
Jazz Band to present concert on Feb. 19
Jazz Band to present concert on Feb. 19Northwestern College’s Jazz Band will perform a variety of styles—from swing and cool to salsa and gospel—at its concert in Christ Chapel on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 7:30 p.m.
FEB7
Author and historian to lead Minding Place workshops
Author and historian to lead Minding Place workshopsAuthor Jim Heynen and oral historian Charles Morrissey will lead workshops on Saturday, April 5, as Northwestern hosts Minding Place, a week of place-themed events.
FEB7
Symphonic Band to present variety
Symphonic Band to present varietyNorthwestern College’s Symphonic Band will perform a wide variety of music at a concert on Friday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.

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