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Archived press releases from August 2009

AUG31Northwestern named military-friendly schoolNorthwestern has been named to the 2010 list of Military-Friendly Schools by G.I. Jobs magazine.
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Renowned jazz musicians to perform at NWC
Renowned jazz musicians to perform at NWCOpen Hands, a Los Angeles-based instrumental jazz band consisting of four world-renowned musicians, will perform on Sept. 18.
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Homecoming to include family-friendly traditions
Homecoming to include family-friendly traditionsNorthwestern will celebrate Homecoming Oct. 2 and 3 with family-friendly traditions, including the Raider Road Race, Morning on the Green carnival, football and class reunions.
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Spanish professor earns degree
Spanish professor earns degreePiet Koene, assistant professor of Spanish, has earned the highest degree available in the field of translation and interpretation.
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Homecoming to include road race
Homecoming to include road raceNorthwestern will hold its 16th annual Raider Road Race on Saturday, Oct. 3, at 8:30 a.m. as part of Homecoming.
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Students to benefit from campus renovations
Students to benefit from campus renovationsNorthwestern’s facilities and grounds crew completed a number of campus improvements during the summer months.
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Art professors to display work
Art professors to display workNorthwestern’s art professors will display their artwork in an exhibition scheduled for Aug. 24 through Sept. 11 in Te Paske Gallery.
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Five join Northwestern faculty
Five join Northwestern facultyNew full-time faculty are contributing to Northwestern's English, history, modern foreign language and theatre departments this fall.
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Eastcheap Theatre Collection presents encore performances
Eastcheap Theatre Collection presents encore performancesEastcheap Theatre Collection will close its summer season with encore showings of two productions Aug. 27-29.
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Social work department partners with Romanian agency
Social work department partners with Romanian agencyNWC social work majors will have the opportunity to intern with an agency that works with Romanian youth.
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Stokes speaks at rural social work conference
Stokes speaks at rural social work conferenceValerie Stokes, assistant professor of social work, presented a paper at the Rural Social Work Conference.
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Dahn projects receive favorable reviews
Dahn projects receive favorable reviewsTwo CDs that feature works by Dr. Luke Dahn, assistant professor of music, have received favorable reviews this summer.

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AUG20NWC again ranked fourth by U.S. NewsNorthwestern is tied for fourth among Midwestern baccalaureate colleges in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings.
AUG7NWC ranked among best by Forbes.comNorthwestern is ranked as the sixth-best college in Iowa in the second-annual America’s Best Colleges ranking by Forbes.com.

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