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Archived press releases from April 2012

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Psychology majors present research
Psychology majors present researchThirteen psychology majors gave presentations at the Siouxland Social Science Research Conference.
APR25Northwestern prepares for commencement ceremonyNorthwestern College will award 230 diplomas to its graduating class on Saturday, May 12.
APR25Northwestern students study abroadTwenty-nine Northwestern College students will travel to Austria, Ecuador and Great Britain this summer on month-long study abroad programs.
APR25Northwestern students serve over summer breakTwenty-one students will spend at least six weeks volunteering as short-term missionaries as members of the college’s Summer of Service team.
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Northwestern to host pinning ceremony for nursing graduates
Northwestern to host pinning ceremony for nursing graduatesNineteen Northwestern College nursing seniors will participate in a pinning ceremony Thursday, May 10, at 6:30 p.m.
APR25Northwestern's online learning director earns doctorateRebecca Hoey, director of online learning, has earned a Doctor of Education degree.
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Student presents research project
Student presents research projectNorthwestern student Heidi Postma presented her honors research project at the Upper Midwest Honors Conference on April 14.
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Board approves strategic plan
Board approves strategic planThe Northwestern College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the institution’s new strategic plan during their spring meeting April 16-17.
APR23Religion professor voted Best EducatorDr. Jim Mead, professor of religion at Northwestern College, was voted Best Educator in the Northwest Iowa Review’s Reader’s Choice Awards.
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Students and professors present research
Students and professors present researchTwo Northwestern students and professors presented their research projects at the Iowa Academy of Science’s annual meeting April 20-21.
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Northwestern's Board of Trustees welcomes two new members
Northwestern's Board of Trustees welcomes two new membersThe Northwestern College Board of Trustees welcomed two new members, Albert Okine and Julie Hulstein, at its spring meeting April 16–17.
APR18Northwestern's Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble to performNorthwestern's Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble will perform a concert on May 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
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Northwestern students to present research
Northwestern students to present researchFour Northwestern athletic training majors will present their research at the 2012 CNOS Foundation Sports Medicine Symposium on April 27.
APR13Kensak appointed as new director of general educationDr. Michael Kensak, professor of English, has been selected to direct the college’s redesigned integrative general education curriculum.
APR12Northwestern to show documentary on immigrationThe documentary "Welcome to Shelbyville" will be shown on April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Northwestern’s Vermeer Dining Room.
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Social work major to present at conference
Social work major to present at conferenceSenior social work major Nathan Kuik will present his honors research project at the National Association of Social Workers conference on April 19.
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Northwestern hosts 45th annual Juried Student Art Exhibition
Northwestern hosts 45th annual Juried Student Art ExhibitionNorthwestern College’s final art show of the academic year will feature work chosen as part of a juried exhibition. A public reception will be held April 27.
APR11Northwestern's Chamber Orchestra and Women's Choir to performNorthwestern College’s Chamber Orchestra and Women’s Choir will perform a concert Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
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Sioux County Oratorio Chorus to present Elijah
Sioux County Oratorio Chorus to present ElijahDr. Thomas Holm, professor of music at Northwestern, will direct the Sioux County Oratorio Chorus' performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah on April 28.
APR4Northwestern's Symphonic Band to perform concertNorthwestern College’s Symphonic Band will perform a concert on Saturday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
APR4Groundbreaking scheduled for new learning commonsNorthwestern College will break ground for its new learning commons during a 10:45 a.m. ceremony Monday, April 16. The public is invited to attend.
APR4Pianist May Phang to perform recital at NorthwesternNorthwestern College will host a recital by acclaimed pianist May Phang on Friday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
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Northwestern College to host joint vocal recital
Northwestern College to host joint vocal recitalNorthwestern students Rianna De Winkle and Brandon Lenderink will perform a recital on April 22 in Christ Chapel. The public is invited to attend.
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Northwestern College to participate in Day of Service
Northwestern College to participate in Day of ServiceStudents, faculty and staff will show their appreciation for the Orange City community during the Day of Service on Saturday, April 14.

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