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Archived press releases from August 2011

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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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. 
AUG15Rogers article published in athletic training journalAn article co-written by Jennifer Rogers, athletic training program director, has been published.
AUG12Brandt named president of AD associationNorthwestern's Barry Brandt has begun a one-year term as president of the NAIA’s Athletic Directors Association.
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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.

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