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Archived press releases from May 2011

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.  

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