Biology news

Northwestern College will grant sabbaticals to two of its professors during the 2018–19 academic year. Dr. Juyeon Kang, professor of music, was awarded a yearlong sabbatical; Dr. Sara Sybesma Tolsma, professor of biology, will spend the spring 2019 semester on sabbatical.

Northwestern College students taking the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) this year scored in the 77th percentile, on average, besting the national average, which is the 50th percentile.

Dr. Byron Noordewier, professor of biology at Northwestern College, presented at the Iowa Microscopy Society’s annual symposium in Iowa City on Sept. 27.

May
13
2017
Two seniors receive Faculty Honors
Laura Hurley of Canton, S.D., and Chris Sietstra of Boyden, Iowa, are this year's recipients of Faculty Honors for excelling in academics, Christian influence and campus involvement.

May
04
2017
Northwestern profs awarded grants for summer scholarship
Thirteen Northwestern College professors will conduct research and pursue further study this summer with funding from the Northwestern College Scholarship Grants program.

Additional gifts of $2.3 million in the past week have pushed the Discover Campaign fundraising total to $26.1 million.

Northwestern College will break ground for its new health and natural sciences center during a ceremony at noon on Friday, April 7.

Five Northwestern College professors have contributed to the Dictionary of Christianity and Science, published by Zondervan and scheduled for release April 25.

Mar
28
2017
Northwestern College to celebrate student research
The scholarly work of 67 Northwestern College students will be on display during the college’s first Celebration of Research on Thursday, April 6, in the Rowenhorst Student Center.

Members of Northwestern College’s Future Physicians Club visited the Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., on Saturday, March 18.

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