Dr. Rachael Wittern, assistant professor of psychology at Northwestern College, will spend the next year collecting data on the mental health states of Ukrainian refugees living in the United States, thanks to a $3,000 Early Career Global Psychology Grant from the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Laird Edman, research professor and professor emeritus of psychology at Northwestern College, will spend the next two years studying the impact of religious ritual in faith communities thanks to a $234,000 grant from the Templeton Religion Trust.
Dr. Laird Edman, professor of psychology at Northwestern College, has been named the 2023 recipient of the college’s Faculty Excellence in Faith and Learning Award. He was honored during commencement exercises on May 13.
Four Northwestern College students were selected for competitive off-campus research and study programs this summer.
Northwestern College’s latest psychology graduates scored in the top 4% on the ETS Major Field Test in Psychology, a national standardized test that assesses mastery of key concepts and principles.
Northwestern College has awarded sabbaticals for the 2021–22 academic year to two longtime professors: Dr. Robert Hubbard, theatre, and Dr. Laird Edman, psychology.
Ten Northwestern College professors will conduct research and pursue further study this summer with funding from the Northwestern College Scholarship Grants program.
Rachel (Muilenburg) Kinsinger, a 2014 Northwestern College alumna who is a child life specialist for Seattle Children’s Hospital, is Northwestern’s nominee for the 2020 Council for Christian Colleges and Universities Young Alumni Award.
Northwestern College welcomed 10 new full-time faculty members with the start of classes this fall.
Two May graduates of Northwestern College and a senior are involved in competitive off-campus research programs this summer.