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Archived press releases from March 2011

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.
Eight named Peale Scholars
Eight named Peale ScholarsEight incoming freshmen have been selected to receive Norman Vincent Peale Scholarships.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Student to present flute recital
Student to present flute recitalSenior Katie Hielkema will present a student recital on April 10.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Student to present vocal recital
Student to present vocal recitalNorthwestern senior Sarah Fisher will present a recital on March 27.
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.
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. 
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.
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.
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.


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