Northwest University Blog

Student Perspective - Buntain School of Nursing

When I first started nursing school, I felt nervous and excited. I knew that I was called to be a nurse, yet I knew nothing about nursing. I did not even know how to take a blood pressure. Despite my lack of knowledge related to nursing, I decided to pursue it anyway. 

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Learning English as a Key to Refugee Success

Escaping war, extreme poverty, and persecution, more and more refugees are seeking a new life in the United States. At least three million refugees have resettled in the United States since 1975 (Igielnik and Krogstad). It is estimated that “by 2040 one in four Americans will be an immigrant” (Lynn 132). With these kinds of statistics, American cities, communities, and schools need to be prepared to host incoming refugees, and English language learning (ELL) is an important response to this need.

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NU Presents Christmas Traditions Concert at Benaroya Hall

The Northwest University Concert Choir and Chamber Choir joined by Coro Amici and the Kirkland Civic Orchestra, invite you to Christmas Traditions presented by Koelsch Communities! Now in it's tenth season, this established Christmas concert celebrates the traditions of Christmas, featuring new carol arrangements and traditional selections by John Rutter, Mack Wilberg. Dan Forest, Heinrich Schütz and more, including a few traditional sing-alongs.

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NU Eagle Golf Tournament Recap

Last week, friends and supporters of NU came together for the annual Northwest University Eagle Golf Tournament. It was a great success with nearly 100 players and only a little rain to detract from the beautiful view at Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Course.

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Northwest University Rises in National Poll

Northwest University recently received national recognition from two major college ranking services: U.S. News and World Report, and BestColleges.com. These two established entities have been ranking colleges for years, taking a plethora of factors into consideration each year. For their 2019 rankings, both groups recognize Northwest University as one of the best Christian colleges in the West.

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Faculty Blog - Dr. Jeremiah Webster

The next time someone asks, "What are you majoring in?" ... tell them, "Enchantment." English. Religion. Philosophy. These were the hallmarks of my wide-eyed undergraduate career at Whitworth University. I would have explored other majors as well, but academic inquiry is expensive: #studentloans. Although English was my first love, I wanted theology and the pantheon of great thinkers to inform my study of literature as well.

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Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018

There was a time when you called Northwest University home. It was where you lived, ate, studied, worshipped, and made good friends. On Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22, we’re bringing back a tradition just for you: Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018. It will be a wonderful time of fun, food, worship, and reminiscing with fellow alumni and faculty. It’s our one chance this year to come together as a community and celebrate the people and times that have had an impact on our lives.

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Alumni Summer Picnic Highlights

On Sunday, July 8, NU alumni and family members gathered at Perrigo Park in Redmond for the University’s first annual Summer Alumni Picnic. With perfect weather, lots of catered Chipotle, and plenty of outdoor activities, the event kicked off the start of a great tradition.

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NU Sponsors “Faith and Family Day” with Seattle Mariners

On Saturday, July 7, 2018, Northwest University will sponsor the Seattle Mariners’ Faith and Family Day at Safeco field. We are thrilled to partner with the Mariners to bring you a full day of baseball, music, and much more.

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Jobs Around Campus

Many students have part-time jobs during their time at Northwest University. If you’re interested in working while attending NU, you’re in luck. There are plenty of jobs, both on and off campus, that are perfect for college students’ busy schedules.  

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