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Archived press releases from 2011

DEC29Exhibit to feature work by stained glass artistsThree Iowa artists who specialize in stained glass will be featured in an exhibit Jan. 13 through Feb. 17 at NWC.
DEC14
Northwestern theatre to tour in Ethiopia
Northwestern theatre to tour in EthiopiaNorthwestern's touring theatre company will perform in churches and schools in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Dec. 26- Jan. 6.
DEC7
Vespers service to be aired on KWIT
Vespers service to be aired on KWITNorthwestern's Christmas Vespers service will be aired on public radio station KWIT, FM 90.3, on Dec. 23 and 25.
DEC2
Rosenboom selected for STEM advisory council work group
Rosenboom selected for STEM advisory council work groupSharon Rosenboom, instructor in mathematics, has been appointed to a work group for the Governor's STEM Advisory Council
DEC1Theatre prof publishes book on storytelling in worshipJeff Barker writes new book, “The Storytelling Church: Adventures in Reclaiming the Role of Story in Worship.”

November

NOV29History professor writes bookDr. Robert Winn is the author of a new book, “Eusebius of Emesa: Church and Theology in the Mid-Fourth Century.”
NOV28Math professor contributes to new bookDr. Kim Jongerius is among 10 scholars who contributed to a new book, “Mathematics Through the Eyes of Faith.”
NOV28Online learning director assists in publishing an international report Director of Online Learning Rebecca Hoey contributed to a report that explores the international growth of digital learning.
NOV28
Brass Quintet and Clarinet Trio to perform concert
Brass Quintet and Clarinet Trio to perform concertNorthwestern's Brass Quintet and Clarinet Trio will present a wide variety of music in a concert on Friday, Dec. 9.
NOV23
Directing students to present six short plays
Directing students to present six short plays Northwestern College directing students will present six short plays Wednesday, Dec. 7, beginning at 6 p.m., in the England Theatre.
NOV17Associate dean of spiritual formation earns doctoral degreeBarb Dewald, associate dean of spiritual formation at Northwestern College, has earned a doctorate from George Fox University.
NOV17Northwestern College presents Christmas VespersNorthwestern College will present its annual Christmas Vespers services on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
NOV17
NWC to host Northwestern/Dordt Student Art Exhibit
NWC to host Northwestern/Dordt Student Art ExhibitStudents from Northwestern and Dordt colleges will display their artwork in Northwestern’s Te Paske Gallery Dec. 2–15
NOV16
Professors attend forum on free market
Professors attend forum on free marketThree Northwestern faculty members were selected to attend the 2011 Free Market Forum.
NOV11Northwestern's online learning director heads fast-growing programSeveral programs are offered entirely online with nearly every academic department represented among the college's summer course offerings.
NOV2
Loren Carriere to speak in chapel
Loren Carriere to speak in chapelLoren Carriere, executive director of Hope For Opelousas, will speak in Christ Chapel on Nov. 14 at 10:05 a.m. and Nov. 15 at 11:05 a.m.
NOV2
Tim Lowly to speak in chapel
Tim Lowly to speak in chapelTim Lowly, who has been exhibiting his works in Te Paske Gallery since Oct. 20, will speak in chapel on Friday, Nov. 18, at 10:05 a.m.

October

OCT28
Smallbones speaks at Christian educators conference
Smallbones speaks at Christian educators conferenceDr. Jackie Smallbones, professor of religion and Christian education, spoke at the North American Professors of Christian Education conference.
OCT26Symphonic Band to perform concert Northwestern's Symphonic Band will perform a concert on Friday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
OCT26Northwestern's Jazz Band and Heritage Singers to performNorthwestern's Jazz Band and Heritage Singers will perform a concert on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
OCT26Rob Roozeboom to speak Rob Roozeboom, the founder and president of RISE Ministries, will speak in Christ Chapel on Monday, Nov. 7, at 10:05 a.m.
OCT26Northwestern invests in interpretation labNorthwestern college invests $75,000 into simultaneous interpretation lab for translation and interpretation majors.
OCT21
Northwestern students to perform recital
Northwestern students to perform recitalNorthwestern students Rachel Plockmeyer and Simon Campbell will perform a vocal recital on Nov. 6, at 3 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
OCT21
Northwestern student tutors give presentation
Northwestern student tutors give presentationFour Northwestern students and a recent graduate gave a presentation on peer tutoring in Madison, Wis.
OCT21Prof and students present session at conferenceProfessor Kim Van Es and nine students presented a breakout session at the Iowa Council of Teachers of English conference.
OCT20
Northwestern presents Talley's Folly
Northwestern presents Talley's FollyTalley’s Folly will be presented by Northwestern College theatre Nov. 10–12 and 17–19 at 7:30 p.m.
OCT20Author to read in Deep Song SeriesPoet and memoirist Scott Cairns will read a selection of his work for Northwestern’s Deep Song Reading Series on Nov. 7.
OCT12Exhibit features work by Chicago artistArtist Tim Lowly is exhibiting his work in Te Paske Gallery through Nov. 17.
OCT12Violinist and pianist to performViolinist Wolfgang David and pianist David Gompper will present a recital at Northwestern on Oct. 28.
OCT12
NWC to host nursing mini-camp
NWC to host nursing mini-campNorthwestern’s nursing and admissions departments will host a nursing mini-camp for high school juniors and seniors interested in careers in nursing on Nov. 18.
OCT12
Grand Rapids minister to speak
Grand Rapids minister to speakThe Rev. Jeff Munroe, a Reformed Church in America minister in Grand Rapids, Mich., will speak in chapel services Oct. 24-25.
OCT11
Three professors on sabbaticals
Three professors on sabbaticalsThree Northwestern College faculty are pursuing professional development and research projects on sabbatical leaves.
OCT10Kang to present faculty piano recitalDr. Juyeon Kang, associate professor of music, will present a faculty piano recital on Oct. 22.
OCT10
Six join Board of Trustees
Six join Board of TrusteesThe Northwestern College Board of Trustees welcomed six new members at its fall meeting Sept. 29–30.
OCT5
High school students invited to Theatre Preview Days
High school students invited to Theatre Preview DaysHigh school seniors interested in theatre are invited to Northwestern College Theatre Preview Days Nov. 11-12.
OCT5
Student to perform clarinet recital
Student to perform clarinet recitalNorthwestern College junior Meghan Schuster of Yankton, S.D., will perform a clarinet recital on Sunday, Oct. 23.
OCT3Northwestern announces $55 million campaignNorthwestern College publicly launched the Imagine Campaign, with the goal of raising $55 million, on Friday, Sept. 30.

September

SEP27Western Seminary president to speakThe Rev. Dr. Tim Brown, president of Western Theological Seminary, will speak in chapel on Oct. 10.
SEP21Award-winning poet to read worksTodd Boss will read a selection of his poetry at Northwestern College when he is featured in the school’s Deep Song Reading Series on Oct. 5.
SEP21NWC to show movie about Postville immigration raidNorthwestern College will host a showing of "AbUSed: The Postville Raid" on Oct. 10.
SEP16
Music department to present concert
Music department to present concertThe Northwestern College music department will present a concert for Homecoming and Family Weekend on Saturday, Oct. 1.
SEP15NWC to hold dedications and open houseNorthwestern College will dedicate a new residence hall and renovated fitness center on Friday, Sept. 30.
SEP13
NWC ranked seventh by U.S. News
NWC ranked seventh by U.S. NewsNorthwestern is ranked in a tie for seventh among 97 Midwestern regional colleges by U.S. News & World Report.
SEP9
Three to be honored as distinguished alumni
Three to be honored as distinguished alumniNorthwestern will present three alumni with awards recognizing their accomplishments and service during Homecoming Saturday, Oct. 1.
SEP9
NWC to offer middle school enrichment program
NWC to offer middle school enrichment programArea fifth through eighth graders are invited to sign up for Raider REACH, offered by Northwestern’s education department in October.
SEP8Kenyan choir to performAfrizo, a music ensemble from Daystar University in Nairobi, Kenya, will perform in Christ Chapel at 7:30 p.m.on Friday, Sept. 23.
SEP8Renowned electric violinist to performElectric violinist Tracy Silverman will present a concert in Christ Chapel on Friday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m.
SEP7Morning on the Green planned for Oct. 1Northwestern College's annual Morning on the Green carnival will take place as part of Homecoming festivities on Saturday, Oct. 1.
SEP7
NWC theatre to present Shakespeare for kids
NWC theatre to present Shakespeare for kids"A Midsummer Night’s Dream" will be presented as Northwestern's children's theatre production.
SEP6Authors to kick off reading series Sept. 9Authors Nicole Baart and Elaine Cooper will kick off Northwestern’s 2011–12 Deep Song Reading Series Sept. 9.
SEP2Dakota Baroque and Classic Company to performThe Dakota Baroque and Classic Company, will present a concert in Northwestern's Christ Chapel on Tuesday, Sept. 13.
SEP1
NWC invites prospective students to campus
NWC invites prospective students to campusNorthwestern College will host 11 Preview Days this school year to provide high school students with an introduction to the college.
SEP1Art exhibit to feature installationMichigan artist Ann Chuchvara will exhibit a mixed media installation at Northwestern Sept. 19 through Oct. 14.
SEP1Evangelism professor to speakDr. Jerry Root, an evangelism professor at Wheaton College, will speak in chapel at Northwestern College on Sept. 12 and 13.
SEP1Homecoming and Family Weekend set for Oct. 1Northwestern College will celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend Saturday, Oct. 1, with numerous activities.
SEP1
Theatre Patron membership drive under way
Theatre Patron membership drive under wayNorthwestern College Theatre Patrons’ annual membership drive is under way.

August

AUG29Washington Monthly ranks NWC third in nationNorthwestern College has been ranked as the nation’s third-best baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly.
AUG26Award-winning author to speak in chapelMargot Starbuck, an award-winning author, will speak in Northwestern’s chapel service on Tuesday, Sept. 6.
AUG24Homecoming to include 4K and 8K racesNorthwestern College will hold its 18th annual Red Raider Road Race on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 8:30 a.m. as part of Homecoming.
AUG24Hubbard to present autobiographical showRobert Hubbard, NWC theatre professor, will present his new solo show, "How Helicopters Figure in My Dreams," on Sept. 3, at 7:30 p.m.
AUG24Northwestern to host nursing mini-campsNorthwestern will host two upcoming nursing mini-camps for high school juniors and seniors interested in careers in nursing.
AUG22
Graduates post high pass rates on board exams
Graduates post high pass rates on board examsRecent graduates of Northwestern’s athletic training and nursing programs have posted board exam pass rates that exceed national averages.
AUG19Campus improvements include new residence hallCompletion of a new residence hall and the renovation of the DeWitt Physical Fitness Center top the list of improvements made to Northwestern’s campus this summer.
AUG19
Five join faculty
Five join facultyFive new hires have joined the ranks of Northwestern’s full-time faculty this fall, bringing with them advanced degrees from such institutions as Cal-Berkeley and Notre Dame.
AUG18Athletic training program receives reaccreditationNorthwestern’s athletic training education program has received continuing accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.
AUG15Rogers article published in athletic training journalAn article co-written by Jennifer Rogers, athletic training program director, has been published.
AUG15Edman selected to research cognitive science of religionDr. Laird Edman, professor of psychology, was one of 15 scholars invited to participate in a Calvin Summer Seminar on the cognitive science of religion and Christianity. 
AUG15Josselyn-Cranson hymn wins second prizeDr. Heather Josselyn-Cranson, associate professor of music and director of music ministries, has won second prize in the a hymn-writing contest.
AUG12Brandt named president of AD associationNorthwestern's Barry Brandt has begun a one-year term as president of the NAIA’s Athletic Directors Association.
AUG12
Students conduct summer research
Students conduct summer researchFour senior science majors spent much of the summer participating in research programs.
AUG10New art professor to display workNorthwestern’s newest art professor, Emily Stokes, will display her work in the Te Paske Gallery Aug. 23 through Sept. 16.
AUG9Northwestern launches mobile siteNorthwestern College has launched a mobile site, enabling constituents to access a variety of information about the college via smartphones.
AUG6Benefactor Marv DeWitt dies at age 92Marv DeWitt of Zeeland, Mich., the greatest benefactor in Northwestern College’s history, died Aug. 5 at the age of 92.
AUG4Northwestern included in Forbes rankingNorthwestern College is listed among the top 15 percent of the nation’s colleges and universities in the fourth annual America’s Top Colleges ranking by Forbes.com.
AUG3NWC named among Midwest's best by Princeton ReviewNorthwestern College is again named among the "Best in the Midwest” by the Princeton Review.

July

JUL29
Sociology professors present papers
Sociology professors present papersDrs. Scott Monsma and Mike Yoder gave presentations at the Association of Christians Teaching Sociology conference in June.
JUL25
Barker is writer for best feature at Iowa film festival
Barker is writer for best feature at Iowa film festivalJeff Barker, theatre professor, is credited as a script consultant for "The Frontier Boys," which won best feature at the Iowa Independent Film Festival.
JUL16Japanese handbell choir to performThe Glee Handbell Choir of Tokyo, Japan, will perform in the DeWitt Theatre Arts Center on Tuesday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m.
JUL16Summer Suites to feature work of local artistsSeveral area artists will exhibit works in Te Paske Art Gallery on Monday, July 25, as part of Summer Suites 2011, sponsored by the Orange City Arts Council.
JUL15NWC welcomes visitors for Iowa Private College WeekNorthwestern College invites prospective students and their parents to visit campus during Iowa Private College Week Aug. 1–5.
JUL7
Hubbard to present solo show
Hubbard to present solo showRobert Hubbard, theatre professor, will present a new solo show, "How Helicopters Figure in My Dreams," at fringe festivals in Kansas City and the Twin Cities.

June

JUN24
Two promoted in registrar's office
Two promoted in registrar's officeSandy Van Kley has been promoted to registrar at Northwestern College, and Austin Nyhof has been promoted to associate registrar.

May

MAY16Northwestern receives President's Honor Roll award for serviceNorthwestern has been named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction in recognition of it strong commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
MAY16
Alumni to present research at psychology conference
Alumni to present research at psychology conferenceThree 2011 Northwestern psychology graduates and a 2009 alumna will present their senior thesis research presentations at the Association for Psychological Science’s annual conference.
MAY16Computer science prof earns doctorateThomas Tiahrt, instructor of computer science, has earned a doctoral degree from the University of South Dakota.
MAY16Religion prof earns doctorateJohn Vonder Bruegge, assistant professor of religion, has earned a doctoral degree from Yale University.
MAY16NWC named Groundwater Guardian Green SiteIn recognition of its groundwater and environmental stewardship, Northwestern has been named a 2011 Groundwater Guardian Green Site by The Groundwater Foundation.
MAY14
Three receive Faculty Honors award
Three receive Faculty Honors awardThree graduating seniors--Greta Hays, Josh Locker and Anna Pitney--received Faculty Honors during Northwestern’s commencement exercises.
MAY5
Africa mission play on stage during Tulip Festival
Africa mission play on stage during Tulip FestivalNorthwestern College's theatre company will present "Iowa Ethiopia" every afternoon during the Orange City Tulip Festival, May 19-21.
MAY4Music professor receives Teaching Excellence AwardDr. Luke Dahn, assistant professor of music, has been named this year’s recipient of the Northwestern Teaching Excellence Award.
MAY4
Faculty awarded grants for scholarship
Faculty awarded grants for scholarshipNine Northwestern professors will conduct scholarship and research this summer with college funding.
MAY4
NWC honors employees at banquet
NWC honors employees at banquetNorthwestern honored 49 longtime employees at the college’s Spring Recognition Banquet.  
MAY4NWC to offer arts administration minorNorthwestern will offer a new minor in arts administration starting this fall.
MAY4PR director receives staff awardDuane Beeson, Northwestern’s public relations director since 1986, is the 2011 recipient of the Staff Recognition for Inspirational Service Award.

April

APR28NWC to award 251 diplomas May 14Northwestern College will award 251 diplomas during commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 14.
APR28Students to study abroad during summerNorthwestern College students will travel to the Czech Republic, Germany, Israel, Japan and Turkey this summer through three-week study abroad programs offered by NWC faculty.
APR28Eighteen students volunteer for summer missionsEighteen Northwestern students will spend at least six weeks volunteering as short-term missionaries through the Summer of Service program.
APR28
NWC pins nursing graduates
NWC pins nursing graduatesTwenty-one NWC nursing seniors will participate in a pinning ceremony Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
APR23
CALL FOR ENTRIES: Flora of Our Place: Interpretations
CALL FOR ENTRIES: Flora of Our Place: InterpretationsThe Orange City Arts Council and Northwestern College's art department invite regional artists to submit work to the juried exhibition, "Flora of Our Place: Interpretations."
APR21World-class jazz musician to be featuredJusto Almario, a Grammy Award-winning saxophonist, will visit Northwestern May 5 and 6, speaking and playing during chapel and soloing with the Jazz Band.
APR21Library director earns doctorateTim Schlak, director of Ramaker Library, will be awarded a Ph.D. in library and information science from the University of Pittsburgh on May 1.
APR21
Sioux City Journal features student and pipe organ
Sioux City Journal features student and pipe organSioux City Journal columnist Tim Gallagher writes about student organist Laura Erickson.
APR18
Board meeting includes announcement of $2 million gift
Board meeting includes announcement of $2 million giftNorthwestern’s spring board meeting was highlighted by an announcement of a major gift to the college’s Imagine Campaign.
APR15
Feenstra case study recommended by national center
Feenstra case study recommended by national centerA case study developed by Dr. Jennifer Feenstra, associate professor of psychology, is being recommended by a national center.
APR14
Student-authored play to be performed
Student-authored play to be performed"The Bird Boy," by NWC junior Andrew Stam, has been selected for performance during Northwestern’s 16th annual World Premiere Festival.
APR14Symphonic Band to perform April 29Northwestern’s Symphonic Band will present its spring concert, “A Long Time Ago … Far, Far Away,” on April 29.
APR8Dahn compositions to be premieredDr. Luke Dahn, assistant professor of music, will have two of his compositions premiered this month.
APR7
Students present at research conference
Students present at research conferenceSeventeen NWC students gave presentations at the Siouxland Social Science Research Conference in Sioux City on April 7.
APR7RiseFest to return to Northwestern's campus June 25Artists Lincoln Brewster, Superchick, Hawk Nelson and Go Fish will be among the musicians at RiseFest, presented by RISE Ministries June 25 at NWC.
APR5
Student artwork featured in juried exhibition
Student artwork featured in juried exhibitionNorthwestern’s Juried Student Art Exhibition will be on display in the Te Paske Gallery April 15 through May 11.

March

MAR31Daily to speak at conferencesDr. Laurie Daily, education, will present a paper at two upcoming national conferences.
MAR31Chamber Orchestra and Women's Choir to performNorthwestern College’s Women’s Choir and Chamber Orchestra will present a joint concert of Lenten music on April 15.
MAR31
Eight named Peale Scholars
Eight named Peale ScholarsEight incoming freshmen have been selected to receive Norman Vincent Peale Scholarships.
MAR31
NWC scientists to help investigate superbug infections
NWC scientists to help investigate superbug infectionsDr. Elizabeth Truesdell and her students are teaming with researchers at the University of Iowa and physicians in Hawarden to investigate area MRSA infections.
MAR31NWC to renovate four-court areaA major refurbishing of part of the DeWitt Physical Fitness Center will include new flooring and lighting as well as an updated heating system.
MAR29
Nursing students present at research symposium
Nursing students present at research symposiumSix senior nursing students gave presentations at the Nursing Research Symposium sponsored by South Dakota State University.
MAR24
Student essays included in textbook
Student essays included in textbookEssays by seven NWC students and alumni have been published as instructive samples of student writing in an English textbook.
MAR24
Heritage Singers to join with Oratorio Chorus
Heritage Singers to join with Oratorio ChorusNorthwestern's Heritage Singers will join with the Sioux County Oratorio Chorus to perform J.S. Bach’s "St. John’s Passion"  on April 17.
MAR23Edman selected for endowed professorshipDr. Laird Edman, professor of psychology, has been appointed to the Northwestern College Endowed Professorship.
MAR23Preaching expert to speak at Church Leaders ConferenceThe Rev. Scott Hoezee, director of Calvin Theological Seminary’s Center for Excellence in Preaching, will be the keynote speaker for Northwestern's Church Leaders Conference on April 26.
MAR23Choir to present home concertNorthwestern College’s A cappella Choir will perform their touring concert in Christ Chapel on April 8.
MAR23Student publishes story"Pie," a short story by Northwestern College senior Anna Pitney, Wausau, Wis., has been accepted for publication in the Albion Review.
MAR23
Student to present flute recital
Student to present flute recitalSenior Katie Hielkema will present a student recital on April 10.
MAR23Vanderhill to exhibit art in OmahaAnderson O’Brien Fine Art in Omaha will present an exhibition by Northwestern art professor Rein Vanderhill April 1–24.
MAR22Woudstra retires; Yaw tabbed to lead women's basketball programEarl Woudstra has retired as Northwestern's head women's basketball coach and will be replaced by Chris Yaw.
MAR22
Dunkelbergers' Raider dedication noted by Sioux City Journal
Dunkelbergers' Raider dedication noted by Sioux City JournalDave and Renae Dunkelbergers' 14,000 miles on the road since Thanksgiving led to a story in the Sioux City Journal.
MAR21Piano and percussion duo to performSynchronicity, a highly acclaimed piano and percussion duo from New York City, will present a concert in Christ Chapel on April 7.
MAR19
Business major noted for painting franchise
Business major noted for painting franchiseThe Sioux City Journal recently profiled student Travis Netten, who owns a College Pro Painters franchise.
MAR18Feenstra awarded Fulbright ScholarshipDr. Jennifer Feenstra, associate professor of psychology, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to conduct research and teach in Romania.
MAR17
Utah pastor to speak in chapel
Utah pastor to speak in chapelMike Menning, a Salt Lake City pastor who ministers to other pastors, will speak in Northwestern College's chapel service on April 4.
MAR16Choir to tourNorthwestern's A cappella Choir will tour March 31 through April 3 in Iowa and Minnesota.
MAR16Senior art exhibit to feature fabric installationKatie Erickson, a senior art major, will transform the college’s Te Paske Gallery through a fabric installation piece that will be on display March 30 through April 6.
MAR14Novelist to speakAward-winning author Ben Percy, assistant professor of English at Iowa State University, will read from his works on March 22.
MAR10Ethnic Fair set for March 26Northwestern College's International Club will present its annual Ethnic Fair on March 26.
MAR10
Student to present vocal recital
Student to present vocal recitalNorthwestern senior Sarah Fisher will present a recital on March 27.
MAR10
Stories from Baghdad on stage
Stories from Baghdad on stageNorthwestern College theatre will present "Baghdad Tales," stories from "Arabian Nights."
MAR10Leadership conference to feature author and humanitarianChris Heuertz, author and executive director of Word Made Flesh, will be the keynote speaker at Northwestern’s College Leadership Conference April 1-2.
MAR10Tim Brown to speak in chapelThe Rev. Dr. Tim Brown, president of Western Theological Seminary, will speak in Northwestern’s chapel service on March 28.
MAR8
RCA website features NWC Lenten devotionals
RCA website features NWC Lenten devotionalsThe Reformed Church in America’s website will feature daily devotionals for the season of Lent written by NWC students, faculty and staff.
MAR7NWC to host concert by Remedy DriveChristian rock band Remedy Drive will present a concert at Northwestern College’s Christ Chapel on Monday, April 4.
MAR4Northwestern's fourth president diesDr. Lars Granberg, president of Northwestern College from 1966 to 1975, died on March 2 at the age of 91. 
MAR3
Student production to focus on women's lives
Student production to focus on women's livesNorthwestern theatre students will present two productions focusing on women’s lives and themes March 18 and 19.
MAR2Band to present touring concert in Christ ChapelAfter touring in the Pacific Northwest, the NWC Symphonic Band will present its home concert on March 18.
MAR2
Projects sought for Day of Service
Projects sought for Day of ServiceNorthwestern is soliciting projects for its third annual Day of Service on Saturday, April 16.
MAR2
Mission experiences of Sioux Center woman on stage
Mission experiences of Sioux Center woman on stageNorthwestern's touring theatre company will present a new play, "Iowa Ethiopia," at Sioux Center's First Reformed Church on March 20.
MAR2Senior art majors to exhibit workFour art/graphic design majors will display their work March 18–25 in Te Paske Gallery.

February

FEB24Website wins awardNorthwestern’s website has been selected as a winner in the Higher Education Marketing Report’s 26th annual national advertising awards contest.
FEB22Hurley named national player of weekBecca Hurley has been named the NAIA Div. II national women's basketball player of the week.
FEB21Scholarship Day still onToday's Scholarship Day is still taking place for those who can make it despite the weather.
FEB16Band to tour in Pacific NorthwestNorthwestern's Symphonic Band will tour in Idaho and Washington March 6–13, performing in churches and schools in 10 communities.
FEB16Students to serve over spring breakNearly 200 NWC students, faculty and staff will travel across the U.S. and around the world for the college’s annual Spring Service Projects March 5-14.
FEB16
Theatre company to tour in six states
Theatre company to tour in six statesNorthwestern’s touring theatre company will perform a new worship drama, "Iowa Ethiopia," in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania March 6–13.
FEB14
Guidebook recommends 18 NWC programs
Guidebook recommends 18 NWC programsEighteen of Northwestern’s academic programs are listed in the 2011 edition of "Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges."
FEB10Senior Breann Rozeboom to exhibit artworkSenior art major Breann Rozeboom will display her work Feb. 25 through March 4 in Te Paske Gallery.
FEB10
Two students to present recital
Two students to present recitalCourtney Davis and Chelsea Stanton will present a trombone and vocal recital on Sunday, Feb. 27.
FEB10
Student government donates to nonprofits
Student government donates to nonprofitsNorthwestern’s Student Government Association has donated $5,000, representing savings on the college’s energy bill from a conservation initiative, to area nonprofit organizations.
FEB9Piano duo to performJoshua Vogel and Dr. Shiho Saito will perform on duo pianos Sunday, Feb. 20, at 3 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
FEB8Gala Auction raises $33,000Northwestern's 28th annual Gala Auction raised $33,000.
FEB3
Veteran missionary to speak
Veteran missionary to speakVeteran South American missionary Jack Voelkel will speak in Northwestern's chapel service on Monday, Feb. 21, at 10:05 a.m.

January

JAN29
Sioux City Journal article quotes prof and student about developments in Egypt
Sioux City Journal article quotes prof and student about developments in EgyptNWC professor John Hubers and student Nathan Kuik say well-educated young people are leading the revolt in Egypt.
JAN27Symposium to focus on faith in workplaceDr. David Miller, director of Princeton University's Faith & Work Initiative, will be the keynote speaker at Northwestern’s fourth annual Day of Learning in Community Wednesday, Feb. 16.
JAN25Theatre department earns awards in regional competitionMembers of Northwestern's theatre department earned seven Certificates of Merit at the Region Five Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
JAN21Professor publishes book of short storiesWeston Cutter, assistant professor of English, has published his first book of fiction, "You’d Be a Stranger, Too."
JAN21Moss presents workshop on Hebrew vocal repertoireDr. Linell Gray Moss, visiting assistant professor of music, will be a presenter at a vocal conference on Jan. 28. 
JAN21
Sioux City Journal article remembers 1971 team
Sioux City Journal article remembers 1971 teamAn article in the Jan. 21, 2011, Sioux City Journal remembers Northwestern's 1971 men's basketball team.
JAN20NWC to honor former athletes Feb. 5Northwestern's Red Raider Club will induct two alumni into its Athletic Hall of Fame and recognize its 2010 co-coaches of the year and Barnabas Award recipient on Feb. 5.
JAN19
Missionary Matthew Hulst to speak
Missionary Matthew Hulst to speakOrange City native Matthew Hulst will speak in chapel on Feb. 7 about his work with Youth With a Mission. 
JAN19Printmaker to exhibit artNorthwestern will display woodcut and wood engraving prints by Eric Robinson Feb. 4–22 in Te Paske Gallery.
JAN18Cashore Marionettes to performThe Cashore Marionettes will perform "Life in Motion," a series of scenes taken from everyday life and set to music by composers including Beethoven and Copland, Feb. 8.
JAN17
Actress to present one-woman show on Annie Oakley
Actress to present one-woman show on Annie OakleyLise "Kat" Evans, an actress, playwright and teacher from Chicago, will perform "So Much a Lady: The Life of Annie Oakley" Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. 
JAN13Students to present dance concertNorthwestern will present RUSH 2011, a student dance concert, at 7:30 and 10 p.m. on Feb. 2, 3, 4 and 5 in the England Proscenium Theatre.
JAN13Gala Auction set for Feb. 5The Northwestern College Alumni Association’s 28th annual Gala Auction will take place on Feb. 5.
JAN13Northwestern wins PR awardsNorthwestern’s public relations office has won three awards in the 2010 Council for Advancement and Support of Education District Six awards competition.
JAN7First Oman Semester group to begin studiesThe first group of students to study in Northwestern’s Oman Semester will leave for the Middle Eastern country Jan. 18.

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