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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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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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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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Northwest University’s 2018 Graduation Festivities

As the end of the academic year nears, graduating students and their loved ones eagerly await the 2018 Commencement Ceremony.

This year’s graduation festivities kick off with the Baccalaureate Chapel on Friday, April 27, and conclude with the 2018 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 5.

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Faith in Humanities Conference 2018

On March 15, 2018, the 11th Faith in Humanities Conference enriched the Northwest University community with powerful presentations, intriguing ideas, and superb speakers. While students, faculty members, and guests heard from presenters on topics across the spectrum of the humanities, a few themes stood out.

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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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