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Archived press releases from August 2013

AUG29Learning commons dedication Sept. 27Members of the public are invited to join students, faculty and staff for the dedication of the new Jack & Mary DeWitt Learning Commons on Sept. 27.
Missionaries to speak in chapel
Missionaries to speak in chapelNathan and Brianna Martin, missionaries with OMF International in Cambodia, will speak in chapel services on Sept. 9 and 10.
AUG29Physics professor patents inventionA software invention by Northwestern physics professor Dr. Frank Bentrem was issued a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
AUG29World-renowned musicians to perform at NWCInternationally acclaimed musicians Wolfgang David and David Gompper will perform a recital on Friday, Sept. 13, in Christ Chapel.
AUG28Northwestern to host Nursing Mini-CampNorthwestern will host a Nursing Mini-Camp for high school juniors and seniors considering careers in nursing.
AUG28NWC business students earn high marks2013 business graduates scored in the 94th percentile overall on the ETS Major Field Test.
AUG28Rev. Carl Boersma to speak in chapelThe Rev. Carl Boersma, 2013–14 president of the Reformed Church in America’s General Synod, will speak in chapel on Friday, Sept. 13.
Preview Days set for 2013-14
Preview Days set for 2013-14Northwestern will host 11 Preview Days this school year to provide high school students with an introduction to the college.
AUG26Northwestern ranked among nation's bestFor the second year in a row, Northwestern has been ranked sixth among the nation’s top baccalaureate colleges by Washington Monthly.
AUG23Northwestern to celebrate Raider DaysNorthwestern College will celebrate Raider Days, the college’s annual homecoming and family weekend, Sept. 27–28.
AUG23Theatre Patrons' membership drive under wayNorthwestern College Theatre Patrons is seeking membership donations by Sept. 9 to support the college’s theatre program and students.
AUG23Northwestern to host Red Raider Road RaceThe 20th annual Red Raider Road Race will take place Saturday, Sept. 28, during Northwestern College’s Raider Days.
AUG21Northwestern history prof contributes to bookDr. Michael Kugler, professor of history, contributed a chapter to “Frankenstein and Philosophy: The Shocking Truth.”
AUG19NWC senior published in online magazineAn article written by Michael Simmelink, a senior at Northwestern, was published on
Northwestern welcomes new faculty
Northwestern welcomes new facultyNorthwestern College has welcomed five new faculty members to campus.
AUG19Northwestern to screen award-winning filmThe Fourth World, produced by Mark Volkers, will be shown on the Northwestern College campus green Thursday, Aug. 29 at 8:30 p.m.
AUG14Students to benefit from campus improvementsCampus improvements include the new Jack and Mary DeWitt Learning Commons, a renovated dining hall and redesigned fitness center.
AUG14Northwestern business prof earns MBABrandon Woudstra, lecturer in business, earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of South Dakota.
AUG8Northwestern art professor to display work“Reconstructive-Memory Process,” an exhibit by Yun Shin, professor of art, will be on display in the Te Paske Gallery.
Residents invited to consider courses at NWC
Residents invited to consider courses at NWCArea residents are invited to consider taking a course at Northwestern this fall, with classes offered both online and onsite.
AUG7Northwestern named among Midwest's bestThe Princeton Review has again named NWC as among the best colleges in the Midwest.
Donors contribute record amount
Donors contribute record amountCollege supporters gifted a record $1.16 million to the Northwestern Fund.


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