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Northwest Choralons Virtually Record Song for Easter

As we look forward to celebrating the resurrection on Sunday, our gospel choir, the Northwest Choralons, is choosing to worship amidst our circumstances. Here is "Living Hope," made up of individual videos sent from each student's living room.

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A Foundation in Faith

Something that’s especially inspiring about being a part of this community is hearing the stories of students who have grown to know Jesus better during their time here. Take a look at the stories below and the message from our campus pastor, Christian Dawson, for a glimpse into how students grow in their faith at NU.

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NU Presents Christmas Traditions Concert at Benaroya Hall

The Northwest University Concert Choir and Chamber Choir joined by Coro Amici, the Pilgrims Men's Chorus, and the Kirkland Civic Orchestra, invite you to Christmas Traditions presented by Koelsch Communities! Now in it's eleventh 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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Career Development and Internship Opportunities at NU

Levi Davenport, M.S. is the Director of Career Development and Corporate Relations at Northwest University. Levi works with current students and pairs them up with local companies to gain business knowledge and experience as an intern.

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Northwest University Featured as a College of Distinction

Each year, national college ranking services and websites consider Northwest University for their listings. We have had the privilege to be selected by several reputable rankings, and we just learned of another. Colleges of Distinction, a prominent college information website committed to matching students with the right school, recently selected Northwest University as a featured school.

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Surefire Strategies for Finding the Right College

Most students wrestle with the answer to the question of what they want to do after college. This common conversation piece involves some really big life considerations: career, faith, family, hobbies, hopes, goals, and dreams. Yet the question is not so much about an unknown someday. Instead, God prepares us in the present. Through the following steps, your journey to campus becomes just as important as life after college. 

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New U.S. News Ranking Lists Washington as “The Best State in America”

A new study by U.S. News & World Report lists Washington as "the best state in America." The findings in this article, written by Levi Pulkkinen, show that the economy in Washington is growing faster than any other state in the country. The findings are partly due to the many tech giants that reside in the Seattle area, including Microsoft and Amazon, as well as Washington's agricultural strength with apples and hops. But based on these findings, the most significant contributor to Washington's healthy economy is clean energy.

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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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NU Adds Orchestra and Wind Ensemble

NU’s music department is currently seeking musicians who play woodwind, brass, string, or percussion instruments! Why? Because the University is building on its current instrumental program with both a wind ensemble and an orchestra. 2018-19 is going to be a great year for music.

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The Essence of Christ-Centered Leadership

When we examine the life of Jesus, we see that he cared immensely about developing people. Our Savior was deeply committed to ensuring that those around him had what they needed to walk fully in their calling. Through Jesus’ relationship with his disciples, we come to know him as an influencer, teacher, mentor, and servant. These leadership characteristics enabled him to lead and develop future leaders with the capacity to advance the Kingdom of Heaven.

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