Psychology news

Northwestern College has approved new academic programs in entrepreneurship and statistics to be offered next fall. The college has also elevated the art therapy pre-professional program to a major and changed the secondary education endorsement to a major.

The scholarly work of 93 Northwestern College undergraduate and graduate students will be on display during the college’s Celebration of Research on Thursday, April 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rowenhorst Student Center.

Twenty-four Northwestern College academic programs are listed in the 2018 edition of Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges, a national guidebook that recommends specific college departments to prospective students.

Dr. William Struthers, author of “Wired for Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain,” will speak at Northwestern College Oct. 24 and 25.

Dr. Laird Edman, professor of psychology at Northwestern College, coordinated and spoke at a recent symposium, “Current Directions in the Cognitive Science of Religion,” at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association in Washington, D.C.

Aug
24
2017
Seven join Northwestern College faculty
Northwestern College welcomed seven new full-time faculty members with the start of classes this fall.

Hope De Ruyter, a senior psychology major at Northwestern, has been selected to participate in the University of Washington Autism Center Apex summer camp in Seattle.

May
13
2017
Two seniors receive Faculty Honors
Laura Hurley of Canton, S.D., and Chris Sietstra of Boyden, Iowa, are this year's recipients of Faculty Honors for excelling in academics, Christian influence and campus involvement.

Dr. Laird Edman, professor of psychology, has become a two-time recipient of the Northwestern Teaching Excellence Award.

Dr. Jennifer Feenstra, professor of psychology at Northwestern College, is the recipient of the college’s 2017 Faculty Inspirational Service Award.

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