Blog Church, Community, Faith, Ministry & Missions
Building an Orphanage on Faith
Chances are good that you’ve had an idea that seems great, if only…something. When Kwasi Twumasi ’16, a University of Northwestern MBA student, got an idea to build an orphanage in his home town of Dormaa, Ghana, he didn’t stop there.
Monday, March 28, 2016
Blog Church, Community, Faculty, Faith
Good Grief: Why Holy Week is Important
We are in the midst of a time commonly referred to as Holy Week—the days leading up to the celebration of Easter. In contrast to the joy and triumph of Easter, these days are marked by the remembrance of Jesus' suffering as religious leaders became more desperate in their plotting and the crowd's...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Blog Community, Faculty, Faith
Learning from Sand Castles
Spring weather shifts our thinking: from boots to sandals, sweaters to shorts, and from building snowmen to creating sand castles. Even though sand castles don’t last long, they can make an impression on those around us – our own family, the group of teens under the next beach umbrella, the older...
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Blog Community, Students
How to Make the Most of Your Spring Break
Contrary to popular belief, spring break can be more than the cliché stereotype that travel and liquor companies promote—you know the one with tropical destination, parties, oversized beach-balls and questionable decisions.
Monday, February 29, 2016
Blog Alumni, Community
Vikings Kicker Blair Walsh Scores Compassion from First Grade Class
Haters gonna hate when it comes to Vikings kicker Blair Walsh missing the mark on Sunday’s final play. But Sarah Myhre, Northwestern alum and first-grade teacher at Northpoint elementary in Blaine thought, “There’s another way.”
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Blog Community, Students
The Future of Textbooks is Here, and They are Free
In the discussion regarding the cost of higher education, few topics are hotter than the price of textbooks. To combat this issue, some educators are turning to a solution that has students cheering—literally in some cases.
Monday, January 11, 2016
Blog Athletics, Community, Students, UNW News
Drumming up Spirit at Homecoming
As the Eagles football team entered the field for their Homecoming game on October 3 they were greeted by a packed stadium of fans, the UNW cheer squad and the percussive cadences of the Northwestern Drum Line. Whether it was the drums, the fans or the display of disciplined football on the field ,...
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Blog Alumni, Students
Dao's story: Making an Impact
Determined, driven and prepared for success, one student incorporates family and personal goals to add meaning to her education. Dao was a full-time working mom in the Master of Organizational Leadership program and also earned her bachelor's degree at Northwestern as an adult student.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Blog Leadership, UNW News
A Reluctant Leader Leaves A Legacy
"'Billy, you are the man to succeed me.... You will be disobeying God if you don’t!" That was a tall order for the 29-year-old evangelist. Billy Graham reluctantly accepted the role of president from the dying Dr. William Riley. Dr. Graham's leadership and ministry remain a part of our rich...
Saturday, February 28, 2009
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