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Archived press releases from 2014

NWC presents operatic performances
NWC presents operatic performancesThe Heritage Singers chamber choir will perform “A Night at the Opera” on Jan. 23-24.
DEC23Sioux City sculptor to display workArtist Ken Peterson will exhibit his sculptures in Northwestern College’s Te Paske Gallery Jan. 7–23.
DEC18Student's play selected for festivalAn original play by junior Jacob Christiansen has been selected for a reading at a regional college theatre festival.
DEC17NWC psychology prof presents researchNorthwestern psychology professor Dr. Laird Edman presented a paper at the 2014 Society for the Scientific Study of Religion conference.
DEC17Northwestern recognized for student serviceNorthwestern College has once again been included on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
NWC professors awarded research fellowships
NWC professors awarded research fellowshipsNorthwestern professors Dr. Jennifer Feenstra and Dr. Sam Martin will receive Endowed Research Fellowship grants from NWC in 2015.
Accounting program earns top marks
Accounting program earns top marksNorthwestern’s accounting program was ranked highly in a paper presented at the Christian Business Faculty Association annual conference.
DEC10Edman to participate in Oxford seminarsNorthwestern College psychology professor Dr. Laird Edman has been selected to participate in a series of research seminars in Oxford, England.
DEC10Music professor wins hymn writing contestNWC music professor Dr. Heather Josselyn- Cranson is the winner of a hymn writing contest sponsored by the Perkins School of Theology.
DEC8Northwestern named among best value collegesNorthwestern College has been named among the nation’s 50 Best Value Christian Colleges and Universities by Christian Universities Online.
DEC4Christmas Vespers service to be aired on KWITA recording of Northwestern College’s 2014 Christmas Vespers service will be aired Dec. 23 & 25 on public radio station KWIT, FM 90.3.
DEC3Communications prof earns judge certificationNorthwestern communications professor Ann Minnick has received speech judge certification from the Iowa High School Speech Association.


NOV26Northwestern chamber ensembles to performNorthwestern College chamber ensembles will present a concert on Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
Northwestern students to present one-acts
Northwestern students to present one-actsNorthwestern College directing students will present eight short plays Dec. 11 and 12 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Allen Theatre.
NOV19Northwestern to present Christmas VespersThe Northwestern College music department will present its Christmas Vespers service Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m.
NOV19Religion prof elected president of fellowshipNorthwestern College religion professor Dr. John Hubers has been elected to serve as president of the Midwest Mission Studies Fellowship.
NOV12History professor contributes to journalAn essay written by Duane Jundt, lecturer in history at Northwestern, has been published in the Theodore Roosevelt Association Journal.
NOV10NWC named among most adoption-friendlyNorthwestern is making its fourth appearance on the Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces education list by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
NOV5Sexual assault prevention expert to speakDr. John Foubert, one of the nation’s leading authorities on rape and sexual assault prevention, will speak in chapel on Nov. 17.
NOV5Genetics, molecular & cellular biology majorBeginning next fall, Northwestern College will offer a major in genetics, molecular biology and cellular biology.


OCT29Symphonic Band to perform at NorthwesternThe Northwestern College Symphonic Band will present a concert on Friday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
OCT29Artist and poet James Tughan to visit NWCJames Tughan will visit Northwestern College Nov. 10-11 as part of the Ronald R. Nelson Scholars and Artists in Residence Program.
Befus writes about Business as Mission
Befus writes about Business as MissionAn article about "Business as Mission" projects by NWC professor David Befus has been included on a blog from the Denver Institute for Faith and Work.
OCT28Northwestern College to host juried art exhibitTwenty-two regional artists will be featured in an exhibit at Northwestern College’s DeWitt Theatre Arts Center Nov. 13-22.
OCT22Theatre professor honored by alma materDr. Robert Hubbard, a professor of theatre and speech at Northwestern, was inducted into the Minot State University Academic Hall of Fame.
OCT22Senior to present exhibit on art appropriationEmilee Berry, a senior art/graphic design major, will display her mixed media pieces in the college’s Te Paske Gallery Nov. 3–7.
OCT16International student to presentNorthwestern senior Patricia Daka will present a poster session at the NAFSA Region Four conference in St. Paul, Minn., Oct. 27–30.
NWC to present The Power and the Glory
NWC to present The Power and the GloryNorthwestern College theatre will present an adaptation of the Graham Greene novel in the England Theatre Nov. 13, 15, and 20-22.
OCT16Tenth Ave North concert to change venueThe location for the Tenth Avenue North and Phil Wickham concert at Northwestern has been changed to the DeWitt Physical Fitness Center.
OCT15Author to speak in chapel serviceJennifer Dukes Lee, author of “Love Idol: Letting Go of Your Need for Approval—and Seeing Yourself Through God’s Eyes,” will speak in chapel Oct. 27.
Northwestern to host Nursing Mini-Camp
Northwestern to host Nursing Mini-CampNorthwestern College will host a Nursing Mini-Camp for high school juniors and seniors Thursday, Nov. 20.
OCT8Northwestern to present Raider Days ConcertNorthwestern College’s music department will present its annual Raider Days Concert on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
Professors awarded sabbaticals
Professors awarded sabbaticalsNorthwestern professors Dr. Derek Brower and Dr. Keith Fynaardt have been awarded sabbatical leaves for research projects.
OCT8Morning on the Green scheduled for Oct. 25Northwestern’s annual Morning on the Green, a carnival filled with games and prizes, will be held during Raider Days homecoming weekend.
OCT8Theatre Preview Days set for Nov. 21-22High school seniors interested in theatre are invited to explore Northwestern's stage during Theatre Preview Days on Nov. 21 and 22.
Northwestern to honor former athletes
Northwestern to honor former athletesNine former Northwestern College athletes will be recognized at the Athletic Recognition Luncheon scheduled for Oct. 25.
Profs awarded endowed professorships
Profs awarded endowed professorshipsMitch Kinsinger and Lila Sybesma have been appointed by the college's Board of Trustees to endowed professorships.
OCT1English professor to present at conferenceKim Van Es, lecturer in English, will give a presentation at the annual Iowa Council of Teachers of English conference Oct. 9.
Northwestern theatre to present children's play
Northwestern theatre to present children's play“Tales of the Kingdom” will be presented by Northwestern College theatre Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. in the Allen Theatre.
OCT1Navajo Christian leader to speak at NWCMark Charles, a Christian leader who works for reconciliation on behalf of Native Americans, will speak in Northwestern’s chapel Oct. 13 and 14.
Northwestern to present alumni awards
Northwestern to present alumni awardsNorthwestern will present three of its alumni with awards recognizing their service during the college’s Raider Days celebration Oct. 25.


SEP24Northwestern College to host Raider DaysNorthwestern College will celebrate Raider Days, the college’s annual homecoming and family weekend, Oct. 24–25.
SEP24Hoey contributes article to online journalDr. Rebecca Hoey, director of online learning, co-authored an article published in the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration.
SEP24Red Raider Road Race set for Oct. 25The 21st annual Red Raider Road Race will take place during Northwestern’s Raider Days homecoming and family weekend celebration.
SEP18Olympian wrestler to visit NorthwesternTervel Dlagnev, a medalist at the 2014 and 2009 World Championships and a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team, will speak Oct. 2-3.
SEP17Spanish professor earns master's degreeKristin McDonald, an instructor in Spanish at Northwestern College, has completed a Master of Arts in the Teaching of Languages degree.
SEP17Northwestern art professor displays workA series of portraits by Northwestern College art professor Phil Scorza will be on display in the Te Paske Gallery Sept. 29 through Oct. 24.
SEP15Brandt named Athletics Director of the YearNorthwestern’s Barry Brandt has been named the 2014 NAIA Athletics Director of the Year.
SEP15Tenth Avenue North to perform at NWCNorthwestern will host Dove Award-winning Christian band Tenth Avenue North with special guest Phil Wickham in a concert on Oct. 26.
SEP12Northwestern to host Ramaker dedicationMembers of the public are invited to participate in the dedication of the remodeled Ramaker Center on Sept. 27.
SEP12Groundbreaking set for athletic facilityNorthwestern will break ground for a new indoor athletic practice and training facility Sept. 26.
SEP10Peripherie to perform concert at NWCEnsemble: Périphérie, a chamber ensemble co-founded by Northwestern music professor Luke Dahn, will perform in Christ Chapel on Sept. 26.
NWC ranked sixth by U.S. News
NWC ranked sixth by U.S. NewsNorthwestern is ranked tied for sixth among 95 Midwestern regional colleges by U.S. News & World Report.
SEP3Religion professor publishes memoirReligion professor Jackie Smallbones has recently published a memoir, “Knit Together: Many Colors, One Life.”


NWC invites prospective students to campus
NWC invites prospective students to campusNorthwestern College will host nine Preview Days this school year to provide high school students with an introduction to the college.
AUG27Northwestern to host Nursing Mini-CampNorthwestern will host a Nursing Mini-Camp on Friday, Sept. 26, for high school juniors and seniors considering careers in nursing.
AUG25NWC ranked among nation's top collegesNorthwestern has been ranked eighth among the nation’s top baccalaureate colleges by Washington Monthly.
AUG22NWC hires new director of global educationDr. William Hyndman has been hired as the new director of Northwestern's Global Education Center.
Northwestern welcomes new faculty
Northwestern welcomes new facultyFive new members have joined Northwestern College's faculty for the 2014-15 academic year.
AUG21NWC Theatre Patrons seek new membersThe Northwestern College Theatre Patrons’ annual membership drive is under way to support the college’s theatre program and students.
AUG21Amy Noelck to perform at NorthwesternA concert featuring Amy Noelck, a singer-songwriter from Dallas, Texas, will be held on Northwestern’s campus green Aug. 27 at 7 p.m.
Kang and Hsu to present duo-piano recital
Kang and Hsu to present duo-piano recitalNorthwestern music professor Dr. Juyeon Kang and acclaimed pianist Joanne Hsu will present a duo-piano recital on Saturday, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m.
AUG20Romania Semester director to present researchDr. Dana Bates, director of Northwestern’s Romania Semester, will present his research at a human development conference in Greece.
AUG20NWC makes improvements to campusA transformed Ramaker Center is among the improvements to campus completed over the summer.
Northwestern profs present research
Northwestern profs present researchDr. Paul Bartlett and Vonda Post presented their research at the annual conference of the Christian Society of Kinesiology and Leisure Studies.
AUG13Art gallery to feature Sioux City professorNorthwestern will open its 2014-15 art exhibit season with work by Terri Parish McGaffin, art professor at Morningside College.
AUG11Northwestern named among Midwest's bestNorthwestern has again been named among the best colleges in the Midwest by the Princeton Review.
AUG8Education program earns national honorNWC’s elementary education program has earned national recognition from the Association for Childhood Education International.
Advancement office wins 2014 CASE award
Advancement office wins 2014 CASE awardNorthwestern is among the recipients of a fundraising award presented by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.


NWC ranked among nation's best by Forbes
NWC ranked among nation's best by ForbesNorthwestern is again ranked among the nation’s best colleges and universities by
JUL28NWC named among most affordable collegesNorthwestern has been ranked 13th for best value among Midwestern private colleges by
JUL28Nursing program reaccreditedNorthwestern’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has been reaccredited for another five years.
Participate in psychological research
Participate in psychological research Dr. Terry Chi, assistant professor of psychology, and students seek people to complete online surveys for a variety of research studies.
JUL2Student wins annual design contestA design by Northwestern student Elizabeth De Jong has been selected to promote Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival next year.


JUN25Dean of enrollment management to presentKenton Pauls, dean of enrollment management, will present research at two conferences this summer.
JUN23Athletics website ties for first place nationallyNorthwestern's athletics website has tied for first place among sites produced in-house in the 2013-14 NAIA-SIDA awards competition.
JUN18Academic support director earns doctorateTom Truesdell, director of academic support, has earned a doctorate in composition and TESOL from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
JUN18Fitness center wins design awardNWC’s fitness center has been recognized as an outstanding design in the 2014 American School & University Educational Interiors Showcase.
JUN12NWC invites prospective students to campusNorthwestern College invites prospective students and their parents to visit campus during Iowa Private College Week Aug. 4–8.
JUN4Psychology professor presents researchDr. Laird Edman, professor of psychology, has recently presented his research at conferences in California and Georgia.
Web programmer wins award for software
Web programmer wins award for softwareMichael Dykstra, administrative web programmer at Northwestern, won an award for software development at the Jenzabar annual meeting.


MAY23History prof to present at national park eventDuane Jundt, lecturer in history at NWC, will present at the Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association’s annual Birdwalk Celebration.
MAY21NWC honored for groundwater protectionFor the seventh year in a row, Northwestern has been recognized as a Groundwater Guardian Green Site for its environmental stewardship.
Prof to conduct summer research on aging
Prof to conduct summer research on agingBiology prof Tyrone Genade will conduct research on the neurobiology of aging with a doctoral student from Italy.
Psychology majors present at conference
Psychology majors present at conferenceThree Northwestern graduates and a senior will present at the Association for Psychological Science convention in San Francisco.
Two seniors receive Faculty Honors
Two seniors receive Faculty HonorsGraduating seniors Olivia Holt and Samantha Kleinsasser were recognized as the 2014 Faculty Honors recipients at commencement on May 10.
MAY10Teaching Excellence Award goes to MonsmaDr. Scott Monsma, professor of sociology, is this year’s recipient of the Northwestern Teaching Excellence Award.
International development certificate planned
International development certificate plannedNorthwestern professors voted to approve a new graduate-level certificate program in the management of international development.
MAY7NWC digital yearbook available in iTunesThe 2013–14 Northwestern College yearbook is now available to iPad users for free download in the Apple iTunes store.
MAY6Haverdink receives staff inspiration awardMarlon Haverdink, director of residence life, is the recipient of Northwestern's 2014 Staff Inspirational Service Award.
MAY6History prof receives faculty service awardDr. Doug Anderson, professor of history, is the recipient of the college’s 2014 Faculty Inspirational Service Award.
Northwestern honors employees
Northwestern honors employeesNew retirees and longtime faculty and staff were recognized for their years of service and accomplishments during a banquet held May 5.
MAY2NWC faculty awarded scholarship grantsEight professors will conduct research this summer with funding from the Northwestern College Scholarship Grants program.


APR30Northwestern student wins logo contestA logo designed by junior art/graphic design major Claudia Bomgaars was selected as the winner of the Higher Learning Commission’s annual contest.
Northwestern to pin nursing graduates
Northwestern to pin nursing graduatesTwenty-five nursing seniors will participate in a pinning ceremony Thursday, May 8, at 6:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
APR23Bultmans to receive honorary degreesNorthwestern will award Dr. James Bultman, former NWC president, and his wife, Martie, with honorary doctoral degrees at commencement.
APR23Students to study abroadThirty-six Northwestern students will travel to Ecuador, Great Britain, Greece or Tanzania through the summer study abroad program.
APR23Students to serve over summerTwenty-one NWC students are members of the college's Summer of Service team and will serve as short-term missionaries this summer.
Student honored at research conference
Student honored at research conferenceNorthwestern senior Rachel Muilenburg won the most outstanding paper award at the Siouxland Social Research Conference April 15.
APR16Jazz Band & Percussion Ensemble to performNorthwestern College’s Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble will perform a free concert on Friday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
Students to present at honors conference
Students to present at honors conferenceThree Northwestern students will present their research at the Upper Midwest Region Honors Conference April 24–26.
Sioux County Oratorio Chorus to perform at NWC
Sioux County Oratorio Chorus to perform at NWCThe Sioux County Oratorio Chorus will present a concert in conjunction with Northwestern’s A cappella Choir on Saturday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m.
APR11Author to speak in chapel April 28Glenn Van Ekeren, a 1974 Northwestern alumnus who is a prolific author and speaker, will speak in the chapel service on Monday, April 28.
APR11Northwestern filmmakers win Best in ShowA filmmaking team from Northwestern College placed Best in Show at the eighth annual Prairie Grass Film Challenge at Dordt College.
APR9NWC orchestra and choir to perform concertNorthwestern College’s Chamber Orchestra and Women’s Choir will perform a free concert on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
Northwestern to host juried art exhibition
Northwestern to host juried art exhibitionNorthwestern College’s 47th annual Juried Student Art Exhibition will take place in the Te Paske Gallery April 23 through May 2.
APR9Northwestern to host book launching eventA new book about the history of Orange City will be on sale during a book launch event at Northwestern College Wednesday, April 23.
Northwestern student to present recital
Northwestern student to present recitalNorthwestern College senior Rebekah Stofer will present an instrumental music recital on Sunday, April 27, at 3 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
Northwestern students present at conference
Northwestern students present at conferenceFour Northwestern College students presented at the Iowa Writing Center Consortium Conference on April 4 at Morningside College in Sioux City.
Students and profs present at annual meeting
Students and profs present at annual meetingNorthwestern College students and professors will present their research at the Iowa Academy of Science’s 126th annual meeting April 11 and 12.
Professor and student present research
Professor and student present researchA Northwestern College professor and student presented their research projects at the Midwest Sociological Society’s 77th annual conference.
APR2Theatre students compete at Kennedy CenterTwo Northwestern theatre students will travel to Washington, D.C., to compete at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
APR1NWC names new athletic directorAthletic Director Barry Brandt has announced his retirement, effective May 2015. Dr. Earl Woudstra will become AD this June 1.


MAR26NWC Symphonic Band to present concertThe Northwestern College Symphonic Band will perform a concert April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
Northwestern students to present recital
Northwestern students to present recitalSeniors Sarah Odom and Sarah Stofer will present voice and instrumental music recitals on April 12 and 13 in Christ Chapel.
MAR24Cashore Marionettes to perform at NWCAward-winning puppeteer Joseph Cashore will present a performance of the Cashore Marionettes on April 8 in Christ Chapel.
MAR19Award-winning author to visit NorthwesternNovelist Jessie Van Eerden will speak in chapel services and read from a selection of her work as part of the Deep Song Reading Series at NWC.
Northwestern students to present joint recital
Northwestern students to present joint recitalNorthwestern senior Megan Rustad and junior Matt Honken will perform a vocal and instrumental music recital on April 6 at 3 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
Northwestern promotes members of faculty
Northwestern promotes members of facultySeveral Northwestern faculty have been awarded tenure and promoted for the 2014–15 school year.
MAR19Guest pianist Dr. Brian Lee to perform recitalNorthwestern will present a recital by pianist Dr. Brian Lee as part of its McGilvra Artist Piano Recital series on April 5 at 7:30 p.m.
MAR19Northwestern senior to present art exhibitLindsey Vander Velde will present her senior art exhibit in Northwestern's Te Paske Gallery March 31 through April 4.
MAR19NWC theatre presents African trilogy“Arlene: An African Trilogy,” the story of Sioux Center resident Arlene Schuiteman, will be performed April 11, 12 and 24–27 at NWC.
MAR13Northwestern to host Ethnic FairAn international buffet, fashion show and numerous dance routines will be presented during NWC's annual Ethnic Fair on March 29.
MAR12Symphonic Band to tourNorthwestern College’s Symphonic Band will perform in Worthington and Glencoe, Minn., and Brookings, S.D., March 27–30.
MAR12Senior art exhibit on display at NorthwesternNorthwestern College senior Kayla Vetter will display her artwork in the college’s Te Paske Gallery March 24–28.
MAR7Hoey to present at online education conferencesDr. Rebecca Hoey, director of online learning, will present new scholarship about how to adapt curriculum and teaching in online classrooms.
MAR7Art major Jeriah Dunk to exhibit worksJeriah Dunk, a senior art/graphic design major, will display his work in Te Paske Gallery March 17–21
Playwrights to present original one acts
Playwrights to present original one actsNorthwestern students will present 13 new one-act plays during the 19th annual World Premiere Festival March 21 and 22.


FEB26Author and psychologist to speak in chapelDoug Johnson, author and psychologist from Yakima, Wash., will speak in Northwestern College’s chapel services on March 17 and 18.
FEB26Northwestern choir to perform home concertNorthwestern College’s A cappella Choir will perform their touring concert in Christ Chapel on Friday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m.
FEB21Northwestern's A cappella Choir to tourNorthwestern’s A cappella Choir will perform in 10 communities across Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska and New Mexico March 1–10.
FEB21Israeli ensemble to perform concert at NWCThe Israeli ensemble Baladino will perform a concert on Friday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
FEB21Northwestern to host LifeLight tourNorthwestern will welcome the LifeLight RESET Tour to campus for a concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, in Christ Chapel.
FEB19NWC students to serve over spring breakMore than 200 Northwestern students, faculty and staff will travel across the U.S. and overseas for the college’s annual Spring Service Projects.
FEB13Northwestern to screen 12 Years a SlaveThe acclaimed film “12 Years a Slave” will be shown for free on Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. and Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. in the England Theatre.
Student journalists earn awards
Student journalists earn awardsJacob Christiansen and Lyric Morris, NWC students and Beacon contributors, earned awards at a statewide student newspaper competition.
FEB11Scholarship Auction raises over $35,000Northwestern's 31st annual Scholarship Auction raised more than $35,000, which will help fund scholarships for over 50 students next year.
Orange City artist to offer classes at NWC
Orange City artist to offer classes at NWCJudy Thompson will offer a series of drawing and watercolor classes for adults at Northwestern on Monday and Thursday evenings in March.
FEB7District court judge to participate in Q/AU.S. District Court Judge Mark Bennett will attend the campus showing of "The House I Live In" on Feb. 12 and participate in a Q/A session afterward.
FEB3Art exhibit to run in conjunction with musicalFifteen regional artists will be featured in an art exhibit that will run in conjunction with Northwestern's production of "Man of La Mancha."


JAN29Award-winning poet to read works at NWCAward-winning poet Daniel Scott Tysdal will read from a selection of his work during Northwestern’s Deep Song Reading Series on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.
JAN29Noordewier earns national honorDr. Byron Noordewier has been named the 2013 Wally Schwartz Faculty Athletics Representative of the Year by the NAIA.
JAN28NWC theatre students win top acting awardsTwo Northwestern theatre students won Irene Ryan acting awards at the Region V Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
JAN27NWC names new Franken Institute directorNorthwestern has named Dr. Sandi Altena as the new full-time director of the Franken Leadership Institute.
JAN24Northwestern to host Day of LearningNorthwestern will host its sixth Day of Learning in Community, themed “Jesus and Justice: How Does the Good News Heal Our Broken World?”
Musical comedy on stage at Northwestern
Musical comedy on stage at NorthwesternNorthwestern's theatre department will present “Man of La Mancha,” a musical comedy based on Cervantes’ classic novel “Don Quixote."
JAN22NWC Symphonic Band to perform concertThe Northwestern College Symphonic Band will perform a concert on Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
JAN22Omaha artist to display work at NorthwesternPortraits by Omaha artist Rachel Mindrup will be on display in Northwestern’s Te Paske Gallery Feb. 3–21. A public reception will be held Feb. 7.
JAN16Buffalo State prof to perform at NorthwesternVocalist Holly Bewlay, assistant professor of music at SUNY Buffalo State, will perform a guest recital on Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
JAN15DME to present at Calvin Symposium on WorshipNorthwestern's Drama Ministries Ensemble will perform at the Calvin Symposium on Worship in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Northwestern to host Theatre Preview Days
Northwestern to host Theatre Preview DaysHigh school seniors interested in theatre are invited to attend Northwestern College Theatre Preview Days on Feb. 14 and 15.
JAN15Northwestern art professor earns M.F.A. degreePhil Scorza, instructor in art at Northwestern, has earned a M.F.A. degree from the Lesley University College of Art and Design in Boston.
JAN10Playwright to perform one-man show at NWCAcclaimed playwright Timothy Mooney will perform “The Greatest Speech of All Time” in Northwestern’s Allen Theatre on Jan. 17.
JAN9Northwestern to honor former athletesThree 2008 Northwestern College graduates will be inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Jan. 25.
JAN9Northwestern to host Scholarship AuctionHundreds of items will be up for bid at the Northwestern College Alumni Association’s 31st annual Scholarship Auction on Feb. 8.
JAN9Guidebook recommends NWC programsTwenty-one of Northwestern’s academic programs are listed in the 2014 edition of Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges.
Northwestern faculty members awarded Endowed Research Fellowship grants
Northwestern faculty members awarded Endowed Research Fellowship grantsNWC professors Laura Furlong and Jeff Barker will receive Endowed Research Fellowships.
JAN8Kensak speaks at assessment conferenceDr. Michael Kensak, director of integrative general education, presented a workshop at the 2013 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis.
JAN8Psychology professor presents researchDr. Laird Edman, professor of psychology at Northwestern, has recently presented his research at conferences in Massachusetts and Washington.
Classes postponed until Wednesday, Jan. 8
Classes postponed until Wednesday, Jan. 8Because of the extreme cold, Northwestern is postponing the first day of classes until Wednesday, Jan. 8.


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