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Northwestern College’s Symphonic Band has been selected as the state’s only small-college band to perform at the Iowa Bandmasters Association conference this coming May in Des Moines.

Northwestern College theatre professor Jeff Barker and the college’s nine-member Drama Ministries Ensemble (DME) will present and perform at the Calvin Symposium on Worship Jan. 25–27 in Grand Rapids, Mich.

High school juniors and seniors interested in theatre are invited to Northwestern College Theatre Preview Days on Feb. 23 and 24; activities start at 10 a.m. on Friday and continue through Saturday morning.

The Northwestern College International Club will host its annual Cultural Fair on Saturday, Jan. 27.

Dr. Rebecca Hoey, dean of the Northwestern College graduate school, recently published an article on online teaching pedagogy in the Online Learning Consortium’s leading journal, OLJ.

Dr. Rebecca Koerselman, assistant professor of history at Northwestern College, presented a paper at the American Society of Church History’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 5.

Northwestern College’s Honors Program recently received a Portz Grant from the National Collegiate Honors Council to help strengthen its curriculum.

Area residents are invited to several events that will take place on Northwestern College’s campus during Justice Week, Jan. 15–19

Northwestern College will grant sabbaticals to two of its professors during the 2018–19 academic year. Dr. Juyeon Kang, professor of music, was awarded a yearlong sabbatical; Dr. Sara Sybesma Tolsma, professor of biology, will spend the spring 2019 semester on sabbatical.

Dan Laaveg, a 2007 graduate of Northwestern College who is pursuing a doctorate in organ performance at the University of Iowa, will present a guest recital on Friday, Jan. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.