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Archived press releases from May 2009

MAY20
NWC to host conference for Christian sociology professors
NWC to host conference for Christian sociology professorsAbout 20 professors from around the country are expected to attend the national Association of Christians Teaching Sociology conference on the campus of Northwestern College June 4–7.
MAY20
NWC to offer theatre workshops for middle schoolers
NWC to offer theatre workshops for middle schoolersMiddle school students are invited to Young Actors Workshop, a week of theatre workshops, June 1–5, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. each afternoon, at Northwestern's DeWitt Theatre Arts Center.
MAY20
Prof and student to conduct research at the University of Iowa
Prof and student to conduct research at the University of IowaDr. Karissa Carlson, assistant professor of chemistry, and junior Alex Menning have been awarded a grant to conduct summer biomedical research at the University of Iowa.
MAY20
NWC announces faculty promotions, tenurings
NWC announces faculty promotions, tenuringsSeveral Northwestern faculty have recently been awarded tenure and promoted.
MAY20
Northwestern announces sabbatical leaves
Northwestern announces sabbatical leavesSabbaticals have been granted to four NWC faculty.
MAY20
Eastcheap Theatre Company to present comedy and drama
Eastcheap Theatre Company to present comedy and dramaEastcheap Theatre Company will open its summer season in Northwestern College’s DeWitt Theatre with two showings each of two dramatically different productions.
MAY12
Dahn composition featured at festivals
Dahn composition featured at festivalsA composition by Dr. Luke Dahn, assistant professor of music, was featured at two recent music festivals.
MAY8
Students selected for off-campus summer research
Students selected for off-campus summer researchFive students have been chosen to participate in off-campus research projects.
MAY8
Philosophy major selected for summer seminar
Philosophy major selected for summer seminarSenior Anna Christensen has been accepted as a participant in the 2009 Colorado Summer Seminar in Philosophy.
MAY8
NWC receives funding for creation-care initiatives
NWC receives funding for creation-care initiativesNorthwestern is one of six institutions awarded mini-grants of up to $5,000 from the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities for creation-care initiatives.
MAY8
Students to travel overseas for summer missions
Students to travel overseas for summer missionsEighteen NWC students will spend their summer on short-term mission experiences as members of the Summer of Service team.
MAY7NWC names Wielenga vice president for advancementNorthwestern has named Jay Wielenga, director of advancement, as vice president.
MAY7Students to study abroad during summerIndia and the Czech Republic are the destinations for students involved in study abroad programs offered by NWC faculty this summer.
MAY5Religion professor receives teaching excellence awardJohn Vonder Bruegge, instructor in religion, has been named this year’s recipient of the Northwestern Teaching Excellence Award.
MAY5
Four seniors receive Faculty Honors
Four seniors receive Faculty HonorsFour graduating seniors—Jenna Boote, Matt Hulstein, Ben Kester and Brittany Lassen—received Faculty Honors at the college’s Honors Convocation.
MAY4Jeremy Camp and Hawk Nelson to headline RiseFestChristian musicians Jeremy Camp and Hawk Nelson will headline the fifth annual RiseFest at Northwestern’s soccer complex on June 20.
MAY4NWC named among adoption-friendly workplacesNorthwestern is ranked among the most adoption-friendly workplaces in education.

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