Articles & Links
Designing the dream of Nazareth Hall
By Dr. Mark Baden
How did Nazareth Hall come into being? Who built it and what were the intended messages contained in architectural layout, decorative ceilings and beautiful windows? What is its value to us at University of Northwestern in this millennium?
These were the questions asked by students in my Sacred Architecture class. And they are questions with answers. Read More
Renewing faith & vision: Lessons of leadership
By Jenny Collins
In 1965, newly appointed president of Northwestern Dr. William Berntsen assumed a college with financial struggles and a chance that its Minneapolis campus doors could close for good. One year into his presidency, he made a radical, but necessary decision and in 1966 Northwestern all but closed its doors, continuing to offer just a limited number of evening classes.
But Dr. Berntsen and a dedicated group of alumni, trustees, donors and friends were determined to establish a “New Northwestern.” Read More
The CIC features Northwestern's preservation
The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) has included Northwestern's preservation project on its website.