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UNW Covid-19 Information

As you are aware, there are confirmed cases of coronavirus disease around the world as well as in the United States. On February 26, information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website stated, “…this virus is...

Monday, July 19, 2021

Blog Career Development

Landing the dream job

I graduated from Northwestern 5 years ago. As a Psychology major, I knew towards the end of my junior year pursuing a career in the traditional Psychology route wasn’t for me. With that, I didn’t really know what I...

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Blog Career Development

Career Communities Mean Connection

Since networking is responsible for at least 85% of new jobs, UNW students need to connect with alumni and other professionals. Current unemployment rates make networking more important than ever for students seeking...

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Blog Career Development

Promoting your soft skills

When coaching students on resumes, we often talk about how to effectively share about their relevant work and other experience. When putting together skill statements, it's easiest to list the things that we are...

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Blog Career Development

Back to (job search) basics

In the past two months, we've seen record low unemployment rates suddenly become record high rates. For our University of Northwestern spring graduates, the world has changed seemingly overnight, and the job search...

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Blog Career Development

Opening Doors for UNW Students

Several December grads have launched into exciting new careers, often with assistance from Northwestern alumni. We in Career Development love to celebrate these connections, and we wanted to share some of our favorites.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Blog Career Development

Who wins with an internship? (Answer: everyone!)

It’s not often that you find a win-win-win scenario, but internships are that rare gem that can benefit everyone involved.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Blog Parents

Leftovers

I had leftovers for breakfast, lunch, and dinner today. Granted, we had family together for the whole weekend. That means we cooked up a storm for a couple of days and I’m left with lots of choices and little food...

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Blog Academics, Students

UNW Pre-Med Student Receives Fulbright Scholarship to Teach Health and Psychology in Spain

It was the Eagles softball program and head coach Alicia du’Monceaux that drew Moriah Maunu ’21 to pursue her studies at University of Northwestern – St. Paul. That, along with the small, Christ-centered environment and...

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Blog Parents

Culture Shock

This morning my computer announced that it needed massive updates, which disrupted my plans for getting the day started and required a hard shut down to restart successfully. As I waited (not so patiently) for the...

Monday, June 7, 2021

Blog

Northwestern and Critical Race Theory

University of Northwestern – St. Paul exists to provide Christ-centered higher education equipping students to grow intellectually and spiritually, to serve effectively in their professions, and to give God-honoring...

Thursday, May 27, 2021

News Academics

UNW to Resume In-Person Commencement Ceremonies, Confer 333 degrees

The University of Northwestern – St. Paul (UNW) is scheduled to confer 333 degrees on Friday and Saturday, May 14–15, as undergraduate and graduate students walk across the John Lord and Beverly Knight Performance Hall...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Blog Students

Stories of Transformation at UNW from 2021 Graduates

The University of Northwestern—St. Paul is approaching an eventful and meaningful time of the year when seniors become alumni. This celebratory time is accompanied by deep reflection as our graduates’ transition from...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Blog Parents

Steady Till Sunset

Are you sensing relief? Is this finally the beginning of the end? As I am writing this, finals week and commencement are just around the corner. This most unusual and unusually stressful academic year is coming to a...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Blog Academics, UNW News

Leading Those Who Care for the Most Vulnerable

As an undergraduate at University of Northwestern – St. Paul, Gene Leistico ’95 had his sights set on entering full-time ministry. During college, he interned with a pastor at a small, local church to prepare for the...

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Blog Parents

Life is so Daily

How could it be that we’re approaching the last few weeks of the school year already or perhaps even the home stretch of your student’s UNW experience? And yet, life is lived one single day at a time. As we near the end...

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Blog Academics, UNW News

Providing Christ-like Care to Those Often Unseen

Imagine bringing someone you love to an emergency room and being asked by staff why you care about someone that can’t speak, walk, or function in mainstream society. University of Northwestern – St. Paul alumna Hannah...

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

News Academics, UNW News

Northwestern Nursing Students Pilot In-home Disability Care Program with Joni and Friends

The stress of navigating the COVID pandemic has been felt around the world. For families with disabilities, the demands of providing 24-hour care during ongoing quarantine restrictions are multiplied. This spring, 42...

Monday, March 15, 2021

Blog Alumni, Faculty

Q&A: Adina Kelley

University of Northwestern – St. Paul welcomed four new full-time faculty in 2020—three of whom are Northwestern alumni. Below is an excerpt of our interview with alumna Adina Kelly, instructor in the Department of...

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

News Academics, UNW News

Northwestern's Nursing Program Returns to Top Spot in Minnesota

The nursing program at University of Northwestern — St. Paul (UNW) returned to the number-one spot in Minnesota, retaining its first-place ranking over the past four years among 45-plus schools in Minnesota, according...

Thursday, February 25, 2021

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