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Jul
10
2006
Profs awarded grant to study effects of buckthorn
Dr. Laurie Furlong and Dr. Todd Tracy have been awarded an Iowa Science Foundation grant to study the invasive European buckthorn at Oak Grove County Park near Hawarden.

Jul
07
2006
Westenberg earns doctorate
Wayne Westenberg, a member of Northwestern’s mathematics faculty since 2001, has earned his doctoral degree.

Jul
06
2006
Josselyn-Cranson attends seminar on teaching hymnology
Dr. Heather Josselyn-Cranson was among those accepted to attend the Calvin Summer Seminar on Teaching Hymnology from June 19 to 23 in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Jul
06
2006
Yoder presents paper at sociology conference
Dr. Michael Yoder presented a paper at the 30th anniversary meeting of the Association of Christians Teaching Sociology at Covenant College on Lookout Mountain, Ga., June 15-18.

Jun
26
2006
VanDerWerff presents paper at conference
Dr. Jeff VanDerWerff, associate professor of political science, was among those who made presentations at the National Faculty Leadership Conference June 22–25 in Washington, D.C. VanDerWerff presented a reworking of his tenure paper, “Engaging Democracy: Politics in the Name of Jesus.”

Jun
22
2006
Feenstra selected to attend workshop on using case studies
Dr. Jennifer Feenstra was selected to attend the Case Studies in Science Summer Workshop June 5-9 at the University at Buffalo.

Jun
22
2006
Actuarial program receives advanced classification
Northwestern’s actuarial science program has received approval from the Society of Actuaries to be moved from its introductory classification to the “advanced” level.

Jun
19
2006
New bleachers to be installed at De Valois Stadium
De Valois Stadium is getting new bleachers this summer. Aluminum bleachers with 3,100 seats will be installed by Aug. 14.

Jun
16
2006
Smallbones publishes article in Church Herald
Dr. Jackie Smallbones, professor of religion and Christian education, wrote an article published in the June issue of The Church Herald.

Jun
16
2006
Library receives additional gifts for Kooiker Collection
Dr. Anthony Kooiker recently donated an additional 1,800 music scores and books to Ramaker Library.

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