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MAY4Biology professor awarded for faculty serviceDr. Byron Noordewier, professor of biology at Northwestern, is the recipient of the college’s 2015 Faculty Inspirational Service Award.
MAY4Van Beek honored with staff service awardArlo Van Beek, housekeeping supervisor at Northwestern College, is the recipient of the college’s 2015 Staff Inspirational Service Award.
Northwestern College honors employees
Northwestern College honors employeesNorthwestern College honored a number of faculty and staff members at a banquet held on May 4.


APR29NWC business prof and students presentNorthwestern business professor and students presented research at the 2015 Midwest Economics Association’s annual meeting.
APR29NWC to host communication conferenceNorthwestern will host a professional development conference on effective communication Aug. 10 through 12.
Northwestern adds international business option
Northwestern adds international business optionBeginning next fall, Northwestern College will offer business administration majors a new option in international business.
APR23Northwestern adds new major optionsNorthwestern College will offer two new majors—biochemistry and worship arts—beginning this fall.
Northwestern to pin nursing graduates
Northwestern to pin nursing graduatesTwenty-seven Northwestern College nursing seniors will participate in a pinning ceremony Thursday, May 7, at 6:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
APR22NWC students to study abroad this summerNorthwestern College students will study abroad in Israel and the Czech Republic this summer.
APR22Junior to participate in journalism workshopNorthwestern College junior Sarah Wedel has been selected to participate in a workshop with World Journalism Institute in Asheville, N.C.
NWC awards faculty promotions and tenurings
NWC awards faculty promotions and tenuringsFour members of Northwestern’s faculty have been awarded tenure or promoted.
APR22Northwestern College to hold commencementNorthwestern College will award 244 diplomas and an honorary doctorate during commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 9.
APR22Northwestern students to serve over summerNineteen Northwestern College students will spend their summers as short-term missionaries through the college’s Summer of Service program.
Oratorio Chorus to perform Mozart's Requiem
Oratorio Chorus to perform Mozart's RequiemThe Sioux County Oratorio Chorus and Northwestern's Heritage Singers will present Mozart’s “Requiem” on April 25.
APR15Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble to performThe Northwestern College Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble will perform a joint concert Friday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
Northwestern junior awarded scholarships
Northwestern junior awarded scholarshipsNorthwestern College junior Karisa Fuerniss has been awarded undergraduate scholarships from three different athletic training organizations.
Northwestern to host Spectrum launch party
Northwestern to host Spectrum launch partyNorthwestern College will host a launch party for the college’s literary arts magazine, Spectrum, on Tuesday, April 28, at 7 p.m.
APR15Missions program meets SOE standardsNorthwestern’s missions program has once again been approved for Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Mission (SOE) membership.
Environmental activist to speak
Environmental activist to speakEd Fallon, an environmental activist who is walking the Iowa stretch of the proposed Bakken oil pipeline, will speak at Northwestern on April 16.
Northwestern to hold Justice Week
Northwestern to hold Justice WeekA variety of events centered on biblical justice issues have been scheduled for Justice Week, beginning April 19.
APR9Study abroad program wins top 10 rankingNorthwestern’s Transylvania Semester is listed among America’s top 10 study abroad programs by Abroad101.
Science profs and students to present research
Science profs and students to present researchSeveral NWC professors and students will present research at the Iowa Academy of Science meeting in Iowa City.
Student artwork part of juried exhibition
Student artwork part of juried exhibitionNorthwestern's Juried Student Art Exhibition will be on display in the Te Paske Gallery April 20 through May 1.
APR9Symphonic Band to present concert April 24Northwestern College's Symphonic Band will perform a concert Friday, April 24, in Christ Chapel.
APR1Northwestern ensembles to perform concertNorthwestern College’s Chamber Orchestra and Women’s Choir will perform a concert Friday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
APR1Guest pianist to perform at NorthwesternNorthwestern will present a recital by pianist Dr. Richard Steinbach as part of its McGilvra Artist Piano Recital series April 18 at 7:30 p.m.
NWC profs and student present research
NWC profs and student present researchPsychology profs Dr. Laird Edman and Dr. Jennifer Feenstra, as well as NWC senior Amanda Jackson, will present their research in Denver.
APR1Sittser to speak in Northwestern chapelDr. Jerry Sittser, professor of theology at Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash., will speak in Northwestern ’s chapel service April 17.
APR1Kinesiology professor earns doctorateJennifer Rogers, assistant professor of kinesiology and athletic training program director at Northwestern, has earned a doctoral degree.
APR1Northwestern nursing prof publishes articleAn article by Dr. Michelle Van Wyhe, assistant professor of nursing at Northwestern, has been published in the Journal of Christian Nursing.


NWC theatre to present American comedy
NWC theatre to present American comedyNorthwestern College's theatre department will present the classic American comedy, "You Can't Take it With You," April 17, 18, and 23-25.
MAR25Prof to read works in Deep Song seriesNorthwestern English professor Dr. Sam Martin will read from a selection of his works during the next Deep Song Reading Series on April 9.
MAR25Northwestern to feature senior art exhibitNorthwestern senior Claudia Bomgaars will present her art exhibit, titled “Retrospection,” in the college’s Te Paske Gallery April 6–10.
MAR25A cappella Choir to perform at NorthwesternNorthwestern College’s A cappella Choir will perform its touring concert in Christ Chapel on Friday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m.
MAR23NWC to offer online graduate certificateBeginning August 2015, Northwestern College will offer an online graduate certificate in the management of international development.
MAR19Northwestern senior to display artworkNorthwestern College senior Amelia Thies will present her senior art exhibit in the college’s Te Paske Gallery March 30 through April 3.
Two seniors to display art at Northwestern
Two seniors to display art at NorthwesternNorthwestern senior art/graphic design majors Emilee Berry and Lyric Morris will display their work in the college’s Te Paske Gallery.
NWC to present violin and piano recital
NWC to present violin and piano recitalNorthwestern will present a violin and piano duo recital by Dr. Keum Hwa Cha and Dr. Juyeon Kang on March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
MAR11A cappella Choir to tourNorthwestern College’s A cappella Choir will tour and perform in churches and schools in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota March 26–29.
MAR11Author to read worksYoung adult author Kate Brauning will read from a selection of her work as part of Northwestern's Deep Song Reading Series on March 26 at 7 p.m.
MAR11Northwestern College to host Ethnic FairArea residents will have the opportunity to experience ethnic dance, music and dress during Northwestern’s annual Ethnic Fair on March 28.


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