UNW ranked high on Top Colleges lists
Best Collegest 2015: Midwest Region University of Northwestern – St. Paul was ranked 10th among Midwestern Colleges in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” Guide , released Sept. 9. Northwestern was the only Minnesota institution to be ranked in the top 10 Midwestern Colleges category. “This news is a continued affirmation of academic...
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UNW awarded $150,000 Great Lakes Career Ready Internship Grant
University of Northwestern – St. Paul and its Academic Internship Program were awarded $150,000 through the 2014-2015 Great Lakes Career Ready Internship Grant on August 7, 2014. The grant will fund paid internships for 76 Northwestern students with financial need from the College of Arts & Humanities, and selected majors from the College of Behavioral & Natural Sciences. ...
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School of Nursing hosts community Health and Wellness Fair
School of Nursing will be hosting a community Health and Wellness Fair in partnership with 98.5 KTIS and community Night to Unite sponsors on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 4 p.m.–8 p.m. The event will be hosted in the KTIS parking lot located next to the Mel Johnson Media Center. Over 40 local vendors including the Health Fair 11 Q’mmunity Van and the American Red Cross Blood...
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UNW celebrates one year as a university
Our first year's finest moments We became a university on July 1, 2013 and a year later, we cannot help but celebrate! Proud to be ranked and awarded as a top university #14 among Midwestern Colleges U.S. News 11th Healthiest College in America Top rankings from U.S. News, Twin Cities Business #3 on Top Online Christian Colleges & Universities list President Cureton...
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Matthew Abeler selected for Oxford Distinguished Scholar’s Program
Sophomore Matthew Abeler will cross the pond on June 28 to study at Oxford University this summer, one of six students selected for the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) inaugural Oxford Distinguished Scholar’s Program.  Led by NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, Abeler and his fellow scholars will experience two weeks of one-on-one tutorials with a distinguished...
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Star Tribune names University of Northwestern a 2014 Top Workplace
University of Northwestern – St. Paul has been named one of the Top 100 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune, ranking 23rd on the large size company list. This year Northwestern receives a third recognition, ranked a Top Workplace in 2010 and 2012 as well. "All Northwestern employees are an integral part of the Northwestern community and continually provide enthusiasm in...
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Open for Innovators: Spring '14 PILOT
Enjoy our latest magazine issue...and a few web extras! Faculty Highlights Northwestern faculty are constantly advancing, publishing articles and books, and presenting around the world. Read what they're doing! Spring Break '14 See our collective spring break adventure through the eyes of students, featuring photographic scenes of China, Greece, India, Washington D.C., New...
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Tanya Grosz featured in CCCU magazine
Tanya Grosz , director of Undergraduate Pathways, was featured in the spring issue of the CCCU Advance magazine in "Short on commute, long on community," an article exploring community building in online learning. Read the full article online  
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UNW in the News: New sports complex featured in Athletic Business Magazine
Explore our new athletic complex, featured in the April 2014 issue of Athletic Business Magazine.
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Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee visits UNW
On Wednesday, April 9 at 7 a.m., former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee will visit University of Northwestern – St. Paul for an exciting Lessons for Leaders event. The Lessons for Leaders series invites high-profile speakers from various disciplines to inspire students and constituents of Northwestern through interviews, chapel services and luncheons. Media are invited to attend a brief...
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Stay calm, carry on: Student loans and paying for college
Amid the noisy rush of starting college, incoming students are encountering a cautionary voice about their future. Once called the “safest debt” to have, student loans are now the subject of repeated exposés warning students of a disastrous road ahead for their personal finances and, national stability. Northwestern grads have lower loan debt , more learning options ...
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Concerto-Aria Competition Winners Announced
The Department of Music is proud to announce Emily Baltzer and Anthony Potts as winners of the 2013-14 Concerto-Aria Competition. They were among the 12 contestants that participated in the annual event held Saturday, February 1, 2014, in Nazareth Chapel. Emily Baltzer, piano, won the Concerto division with her performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 , ...
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President Cureton appointed vice chair of NCAA Division III Presidents Council
University of Northwestern President Alan S. Cureton , Ph.D., has been appointed to serve as vice chair of the NCAA Division III Presidents Council for 2014. In 2012, Cureton was appointed to fill an immediate two-year vacancy on the council, becoming the first Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) president on the council. Now elected to a four-year term, by natural progression he will...
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UNW receives top rankings from U.S. News, Twin Cities Business
With a new year and a new name, the University of Northwestern has taken its place at the top of recognized higher education lists.  Northwestern has the second highest growth rate among top Minnesota institutions (Twin Cities Business), while average GPA and graduation rates remain competitive and tuition is comparatively low among peers. UNW ranked #13 Regional College Midwest ...
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Prof. Kent Kaiser interviews on the American family
Joining Dr. Mitch Pearlstein, professor Kent Kaiser interviewed with Broken Road Radio on Tuesday, January 21 to discuss Pearlstein's book From Family Collapse to America's Decline, which examines the relationship between government and family in America.  Listen online Pearlstein is president, and Kaiser a senior fellow at the Center of the American Experiment , "a...
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Board approves athletic facilities, construction to begin
Spring will mark the awaited groundbreaking for new athletic facilities on Northwestern's campus, with the university's board of trustees' recent approval of a $10.7 million construction project. Completion is anticipated for fall 2014, accommodating football, soccer, baseball and softball teams with new, artificial turf fields, and welcoming UNW tennis teams back on campus with six...
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UNW is #3 on Top Online Christian Colleges & Universities list
thebestcolleges.org BestColleges.com has named UNW third on their Top 10 Online Christian Colleges & Universities list, which features "accredited, high-quality institutions with a serious commitment to their student’s spiritual and academic growth."  View UNW's listing and ratings online!
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Northwestern volleyball team scores a win for Miracles of Mitch Foundation
UNWeagles.com , October 31, 2013 By Greg Johnson The University of Northwestern may have lost its battle against the University of St. Thomas on the volleyball court on Wednesday night, but the Eagles, and more importantly, the Minnesota-based Miracles of Mitch Foundation, scored a big win at "Purple for Gold" night in the Ericksen Center. Over $2,000 was raised through...
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President Cureton receives 2013 Sterling College Alumni Award
Nominated for his many accomplishments and contributions to his Alma Mater, Dr. Alan Cureton was awarded the 2013 Sterling College Alumni Award at the homecoming alumni banquet on Saturday, Oct. 19. Cureton is currently the president of University of Northwestern – St. Paul. “It was an honor to recognize Dr. Cureton with the Alumni Award. He has a lifelong commitment to...
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UNW students awarded GIlman, Fulbright funding to go abroad
After 10 years of Fulbright winners, Gilman scholarship recipients Britany Dumas-Jones '15, Kou Thao '14 and Maly Lee '15 have contributed to a new legacy at Northwestern.  Dumas-Jones is studying Chinese and history in Hong Kong for the semester, and Thao and Lee left last week on a tri-country tour of Asia on an internship with 11 other UNW students. “I was almost 100 percent...
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Professor Juan Ramirez featured in Minnesota Business Magazine
Market acceso: How Grupo Avance found a niche in helping local companies tap markets south of the border Minnesota Business Magazine , October Issue By Caitlin Hill After moving from Mexico to the United States, Juan Ramirez received an MBA from the University of Minnesota and spent part of his career working in corporate America, including stints at IBM and General Electric. But an...
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Ceramist Joanna Buyert '07 featured in Country Living Magazine
Making a Living: How one artist molded her passion for pottery into a thriving business Country Living Magazine, October Issue Joanna Buyert '07 graduated from Northwestern with a degree in Fine Arts, and has been highlighted by Country Living Magazine for her ceramics line, Fringe and Fettle .  Buyert was also featured in the Star Tribune last year.
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Fox 9 interviews Prof. Kent Kaiser about "phubbing" phenomenon
from Fox9 News What is 'phubbing'? Don't look it up on your phone posted by Shelby Capacio video report by Rob Olson "Phubbing" is an emerging tech term is emerging -- and anyone who grabbed a smartphone to look it up during a conversation with someone else is guilty of it. Even 2-year-old Izzy, a mutt who loves treats, clearly hates it when her human is more interested in her...
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Coach Talley talks football with WCCO Radio
Coach Kirk Talley interviewed with Mike Max on WCCO radio's Sports to the Max about the upcoming season. Cue into the podcast online at 20:15 to hear his portion of the interview.
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Music ministry major Shayla Woods releases album
from The Royal Gazette Singing for His glorification By Crystal Holdipp Gospel Psalmist Shayla Woods has recently released her new single “Dwell In Me”. The singer has a heart to usher people into the presence of God and wants her latest song to speak to the heart of the listener and give them a refreshing in their souls. Ms Woods has ministered with many praise teams and...
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