Category Archives: Faculty and Staff

Changes to Core Curriculum Bring New Courses

Four new courses were introduced this fall in conjunction with a revised core curriculum for students entering the traditional undergraduate program – Spiritual Formation, Progress of Redemption, Christianity and Culture and Historical Theology.

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Spanish Majors Work in Local School to Decrease the Achievement Gap

One of the main concerns at Emmet D. Williams is that there is a large achievement gap between native English speaking students and those who learn English as their second language. This is primarily true among the Latino students. “The achievement gap in Minnesota is continually increasing and so by growing future teacher’s awareness of this issue, we can hopefully start heading in the right direction,” said Cronen. Together, both schools have created a program that they think will serve the students best.

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Dorms re-named

This summer President Alan Cureton along with the Advancement Committee and the Board of Trustees decided it would be prime time to give unnamed buildings real names. After months of nominations, review and reflection, the Board of Trustees decided upon the individuals who would be recognized with a building named in their honor.

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Northwestern splits into four colleges

After much deliberation, prayer and research, UNW created its four colleges on Aug. 1 of 2014: The College of Arts & Humanities, the College of Behavioral and Natural Sciences, the College of Professional Studies and the College of Adult and Graduate Studies. Each division is an umbrella for numerous departments.

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Kirk Moss joins UNW as new music department chair

Moss is coming to UNW from his current position as an associate professor of music and the chair of the music education department at the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music.

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