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Archived press releases from January 2014

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?”
JAN23
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."
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.
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.
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.
JAN15
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.
JAN9Guidebook recommends NWC programsTwenty-one of Northwestern’s academic programs are listed in the 2014 edition of Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges.
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.
JAN8
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.
JAN5
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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