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MAR4Edman to present paperDr. Laird Edman, professor of psychology, will present a paper at the first annual International Convention of Psychological Science.
MAR4Student-authored play to be presented“Visiting,” a play by Northwestern junior Jacob Christiansen, has been selected for performance during the college’s World Premiere Festival.
MAR4Alumna to be featured during March 15 concertHeidi Ackerman '08 will return to the Christ Chapel stage as a member of the Army Soldiers' Chorus March 15.
MAR4Senior art majors to display workTwo senior art/graphic design majors will display their work March 16–20 in Northwestern College’s Te Paske Gallery.


FEB25Michael Glen Bell to speak and performChristian musician Michael Glen Bell will speak and perform in Northwestern College’s chapel services March 16-17.
FEB25Band to present home concert March 14Northwestern College’s Symphonic Band will perform its touring concert in Christ Chapel on Saturday, March 14.
FEB24U.S. Army Band and Soldiers' Chorus to performThe U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus will present a concert on Sunday, March 15, at 3 p.m. in Northwestern College’s Christ Chapel.
FEB18Symphonic Band to tour over spring breakNorthwestern College’s Symphonic Band will perform in churches and schools in six states from Iowa to Louisiana Feb. 28 through March 9.
FEB18Drama Ministries Ensemble to tourNorthwestern College’s nine-member Drama Ministries Ensemble will perform stories from the Old Testament in Iowa, Illinois and Michigan.
FEB18Northwestern students serve over spring breakOver 200 Northwestern students, faculty and staff will travel across the United States and overseas for the college’s annual Spring Service Projects.
FEB16Scholarship Auction raises over $36,000Northwestern's 32nd annual Scholarship Auction raised more than $36,000 to help fund Alumni Scholarships for more than 50 students next year.
FEB9Grond named Northwestern's library directorGreta Grond has been named Northwestern College’s director of the DeWitt Library.
FEB5NWC to offer online M.Ed. degreesNorthwestern College will begin to offer Master of Education degrees in teacher leadership and early childhood education entirely online.
FEB4Music professor wins composers' competitionDr. Luke Dahn is the winner of the 2014 John Donald Robb Composers' Competition hosted by the University of New Mexico.


JAN29Study abroad program ranked highlyNorthwestern College is ranked among 50 American colleges and universities with the best study abroad programs.
Northwestern to present New Sounds concert
Northwestern to present New Sounds concertThe Northwestern College music department will present the "New Sounds” composers concert Friday, Feb. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
JAN28Northwestern College to host Day of LearningNorthwestern College will celebrate its seventh Day of Learning in Community, themed “The Art of Courage,” on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
JAN28Seminary professor to speak in NWC chapelDr. Chuck DeGroat, associate professor of pastoral care and counseling at Western Theological Seminary, will speak in chapel on Monday, Feb. 9.
Play by Northwestern student wins top prize
Play by Northwestern student wins top prizeA play by Northwestern junior Jacob Christiansen won first-prize honors at the Region Five Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
JAN23Northwestern to feature work by Pella artistNorthwestern College's Te Paske Gallery will feature artwork by printmaker Eric Robinson of Pella, Iowa, Feb. 2 - 20.
Strong retention influences spring enrollment
Strong retention influences spring enrollment A retention rate of 95 percent of Northwestern's freshmen, the highest on record, has contributed to the college's spring enrollment.
JAN21Northwestern College presents RUSHNorthwestern’s popular RUSH student dance concert returns to the stage for multiple performances on Feb. 12, 13 and 14.
JAN21Northwestern to host Scholarship AuctionThe Northwestern College Alumni Association will host its annual Scholarship Auction on Saturday, Feb. 14, in the Rowenhorst Student Center.
Two join Northwestern faculty
Two join Northwestern facultyNorthwestern welcomed two new faculty members, Dr. Tyler Scott and Andrew Klumpp, with the start of spring semester classes.
JAN14NWC programs recommended by guidebookTwenty-two Northwestern College academic programs are listed in the 2015 edition of Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges.
High schoolers invited to explore NWC stage
High schoolers invited to explore NWC stageHigh school seniors interested in theatre are invited to Northwestern College Theatre Preview Days on Feb. 13 and 14.
Northwestern wins public relations awards
Northwestern wins public relations awardsTwo publications produced by Northwestern’s public relations office won gold awards in the 2015 CASE District Six awards competition.
JAN9Political writer to visit Northwestern CollegeDoug Bandow, senior fellow at the Cato Institute, will speak on “The Morality and Theology of Capitalism” on Jan. 15.
NWC student published in RELEVANT
NWC student published in RELEVANTAn article written by junior Stephen Dykstra has been published on
Northwestern to host Nursing Mini-Camp
Northwestern to host Nursing Mini-CampNorthwestern College will host a Nursing Mini-Camp for high school juniors and seniors on Friday, Jan. 30, from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Students publish work
Students publish workFour Northwestern College students have had their work published in Valparaiso University's literary journal, "A Common Thread."
JAN7Immigration expert to visit NWC Jan. 26-27Matthew Soerens, a Christian leader who assists churches in understanding immigration from a biblical perspective, will visit campus Jan. 26-27.


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