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JUL31NWC ranked among best colleges by ForbesNorthwestern College is ranked as the eighth-best Iowa college in the 2015 “America’s Top Colleges” ranking by Forbes.
"Map of My Kingdom" to be performed at NWC
"Map of My Kingdom" to be performed at NWCMary Swander’s one-woman show, “Map of My Kingdom,” will be performed and filmed in Northwestern’s England Theatre on Aug. 1.
NWC named best value by Money magazine
NWC named best value by Money magazineNWC is ranked as one of the “25 Best Private Colleges for Merit Aid” and included in a group of best-value institutions by Money magazine.
JUL17Hoey to present research at conferenceDr. Rebecca Hoey, director of Northwestern’s Graduate School & Adult Learning, will co-present at a conference on adult higher education.
Leadership conference offered at reduced rate
Leadership conference offered at reduced rateIndividuals wanting to improve their skills in communication are invited to take advantage of reduced rates for the college's leadership series.
JUL16Minnick elected to CPI leadershipBill Minnick, Northwestern’s director of career development, has been voted president-elect and secretary of the Career Professionals of Iowa.
JUL13NWC math prof presents at conferenceNorthwestern math professor Dr. Kim Jongerius recently presented at the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences conference.
Northwestern names new admissions leaders
Northwestern names new admissions leadersTwo members of Northwestern’s advancement team, Mark Bloemendaal and Jackie Davis, have been appointed to lead the admissions office.
JUL6Northwestern College names interim provostNorthwestern has hired Dr. Kent Eaton to serve as interim provost for the 2015–16 academic year.
Northwestern to host leadership conference
Northwestern to host leadership conferenceA Northwestern Leadership Series professional development conference, titled Courageous Communication, will be held Aug. 10-12.


JUN25Mead selected for endowed professorshipDr. James Mead, professor of religion, has been appointed to the Marvin and Jerene DeWitt Endowed Religion Professorship.
JUN25NWC invites students to visit during IPCWNorthwestern College invites prospective students and their parents to visit campus during Iowa Private College Week (IPCW) Aug. 3–7.
JUN25NWC grad participates in summer researchEmma Wynja, a 2015 Northwestern graduate, is spending the summer as part of a research team at Sanford Research in Sioux Falls.
JUN19NWC alum wins Chicago theatre awardMatthew Foss was among the winners at the 42nd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards, which recognizes excellence in Chicago theatre.
JUN17Northwestern named Groundwater Green SiteNorthwestern College has been recognized as a 2015 Groundwater Guardian Green Site for its groundwater and environmental stewardship.
Nursing program partners with NCC
Nursing program partners with NCCNorthwestern College has formalized a nurse education articulation agreement with Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon.


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