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Northwestern College has joined the University of Iowa and Iowa State as the only higher education institutions in the state with a gene sequencer.

Dr. Dan Young, political science professor at Northwestern College, presented a paper at the Great Plains Political Science Association’s conference at Northwest Missouri State University recently.

Northwestern College is adding a statistics major to its undergraduate programs beginning in the fall of 2019.

Northwestern College’s Living Your Faith (LYF), a youth theology camp for high school students, has received two grants to extend the impact of the program.

Northwestern College chamber ensembles will present a concert Friday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.

Two Northwestern professors, Dr. Jennifer Feenstra, psychology, and Dr. John Vonder Bruegge, biblical and theological studies, recently presented at the National Collegiate Honors Council’s annual conference in Boston.

Dr. Robert Winn, professor of history at Northwestern College, is the author of a new book, “Christianity in the Roman Empire: Key Figures, Beliefs and Practices of the Early Church (A.D. 100–300).”

The Northwestern College music department will present its annual Christmas Vespers concert on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 2, at 3 p.m. in Christ Chapel.

Jim Martin, vice president of spiritual formation at International Justice Mission (IJM), will speak in Northwestern College’s chapel service on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 11:05 a.m. in Christ Chapel.

Dr. Jeff VanDerWerff, political science professor and dean of the social sciences at Northwestern College, was a guest commentator on KDCR radio on election night.