Blog Academics, Faculty, Financial Aid, Students, UNW News
Northwestern Celebrates Open Education Week Announcing Adoption of 50th Open Textbook
The University of Northwestern’s Online Learning Office announced the adoption of its 50th free and open textbook saving students $275,000 since the program began in 2015.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Blog Academics, Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Leadership
Teaching for the Journey: An Interview with Steve Gibbs '04
You will find Northwestern alumni in many different places and professions. We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Steve Gibbs, the principal of Stewartville High School and Middle School and a 2004 graduate of Northwestern.
Friday, January 5, 2018
Blog Academics, Faculty, The Arts
Dealing with writer's envy
Working towards success as a writer is difficult. Watching that success come to your peers while it eludes you can be even more challenging to deal with. Author and professor Heather Peterson shares how you can beat the green eyed monster.
Monday, June 5, 2017
Blog Academics, UNW News
What's the big deal about big data? It's a big opportunity.
The field of business data analytics has changed how businesses make decisions. Learn more about this field and how the new degree at UNW aims to prepare students to meet this new industry need.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Blog Academics, Faculty, Parents, Students, The Arts
I want to write. Am I doomed to be a barista?
As an instructor in the professional writing program at UNW, I see lots of talented students. But these students sometimes don't know how to push this writing life forward as a vocation. With some guidance and practice, students begin to see that the very skills they use to tell their story can be...
Monday, April 24, 2017
Blog College Preparation, Students
How PSEO worked for our family
We have been blessed as a family to have our two children take PSEO on campus at Northwestern during their senior years of high school. Both our kids benefited from a great student culture that helped them grow socially, academically and, most importantly, spiritually.
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Blog Academics, Faith, Leadership
Seeking more than a major
The most frequently asked question for high school graduates or college students has to be "what is your major?" This isn’t always easy to answer since, according to the Department of Education, the number of majors to choose from has increased to 1,800—growing nearly 25% in the last 15 years.
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Blog Academics, College Preparation
From PSEO student to nursing graduate by age 19
Growing up, Sarah Norberg was no stranger to the University of Northwestern. So, when she found out that she could take free college courses on campus, during her last two years of high school, she was beyond excited.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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