Try This At Home
I admit I am wary of actions that put me in physical danger. I am sitting in the urgent care lobby, waiting and writing while my husband is getting stitches on a couple of good-sized gashes. He’s a handy guy with a can-do attitude. He’ll try just about anything before he calls a contractor.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Academics, Faculty, Students
UNW Students Walk the Red Carpet with Professor Ann Sorenson at the 2019 Burbank International Film Festival
Original short film "My First Funeral," produced by UNW students and Professor Ann Sorenson, received a semifinalist screening in the Comedy/New Media program at the 2019 Burbank International Film Festival in September.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Four New Faculty Join University of Northwestern
University of Northwestern welcomes four new full-time faculty to the College of Arts & Humanities and the College of Behavioral & Natural Sciences. Among this new cohort of faculty members are three UNW alumni.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
WITH or WITHOUT?
Is it just our human nature to focus on our lack instead of our gain? Even if we make change in our diet to improve our health, we think about what favorite food we are giving up to reach our weight loss goal. Why is it that the WITHOUT seems to outweigh (pun intended) the WITH?
Friday, August 30, 2019
Orientation, Academic Achievement
Q&A: Jonathan Flaa – Academic Achievement
Adjusting to the demands, and rigor of college can be daunting—whether students are walking onto campus for the first-time or returning to new commitments, increased course loads, or upper level classes. Jon Flaa, Program Manager in Academic Achievement, shares in this Q&A the many ways his team...
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Student Life, Orientation
Q&A: Jerod Cornelius – Student Life
From enthusiastic cheers greeting new students at UNW’s front gate to the sweet sound of blessing sung over new students and their families—Jerod Cornelius, Dean of Students, shares how the Student Life team helps students build friendships and find community during Orientation Week and throughout...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Orientation, Student Services
Q&A: Olivia Holloway – Student Services
The sights, sounds, and emotions of new-student Orientation Week remain vivid in the memory of most Northwestern students and alumni. UNW Student Services staff member Olivia Holloway '14 shares what makes Orientation Week, Northwestern, and the students she is privileged to serve so special.
Friday, August 2, 2019
I asked my friend, “How was your weekend?” Under usual circumstances, that is a simple question to ask. However, depending on the timing and context, the answer can be quite complex. She is in the middle of major life change—a we-will-never-be-the-same kind of life change. Her answer to my...
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Navigating Grief with Humor
98.5 KTIS and University of Northwestern are partnering to offer a six-week online study, "Navigating Grief with Humor." The curriculum, created and taught by Dr. Melissa Mork, is designed to offer insight and practical tools, such as humor, to help those experiencing grief.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Athletics, Leadership, UNW News
UMAC Feature: Northwestern's Dr. Cureton shines in NCAA leadership role
For the last five years, University of Northwestern President Dr. Alan S. Cureton has served as a member of the Division III Presidents Council spending the last two as the chair of the Division’s most influential and highest-ranking committee.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Academics, UNW News
University of Northwestern Launches New MBA Concentration in Data Analytics
“We can’t keep up with the demand for data analysts and scientists in the marketplace,” says Mark Antiel, Assistant Professor of Business Data Analytics at the University of Northwestern. Read more about this burgeoning field and Northwestern's new MBA Data Analytics program.
Monday, July 1, 2019
Lord Give Me Patience—Right Now!
As part of their legacy to me, my two grandfathers doled out lessons in patience. My Papaw Arthur had little tolerance for grumpy grandkids. If a pouty attitude crept out onto a protruding lip, he would be quick to say, “I’m gonna to put a rooster on that lip!”
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
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