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Jon Peterson

North Park Hosts Political Science Conference, Cultivates Scholarship Among Students

November 25, 2015
Political science professor Jon Peterson speaks to students’ political engagement and the push for greater scholarship. - Read More...
Tahmi-Masoleh teaser

Five Viking Student-Athletes Earn CCIW All-Conference Honors

November 23, 2015
Five Viking student-athletes were named to the CCIW All-Conference team this fall, across three different sports. - Read More...

North Park University Unveils Kathy J. Holmgren Nursing Simulation Lab

November 20, 2015
Simulation Laboratory named in honor of Class of ’69 graduate, former trustee, and longtime supporter of the University. - Read More...
Juan Felipe Herrera North Park

U.S. Poet Laureate’s Message to Students: “Find Your Truth”

November 16, 2015
Juan Felipe Herrera addressed the North Park community in a series of events last week. "Let me just say that it has become all about kindness," he said. "I think kindness is the direct path to truth." - Read More...
Juan Felipe Herrera Teaser

North Park to Host U.S. Poet Laureate

November 9, 2015
The University will host Juan Felipe Herrera November 12–13 for a lecture, a reading, and a class. - Read More...
Terry Lindsay North Park

North Park University Joins Chicago Star Partnership

November 6, 2015
Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and City Colleges Chancellor Cheryl Hyman announced on Thursday the addition of five universities to this program who will provide scholarships for Star City Colleges students to earn four-year degrees. - Read More...
Terry Lindsay North Park

A Diversity Milestone for North Park University

October 29, 2015
For the first time at North Park University, there is no racial or ethnic majority in the school’s undergraduate population. Dean of Diversity Dr. Terry Lindsay talks about the school's commitment to diversity. - Read More...
Wanderley dos Santos North Park

North Park University Honors Three Alumni at Annual Homecoming Breakfast

October 26, 2015
Déborah Wanderley dos Santos C’10, Megan (Streedain) Tamte C’95, and Peter Tufo A’55 honored with distinguished alumni awards during the 2015 Reunion and Awards Breakfast. - Read More...

Vikings Paint the Town Blue and Gold

October 20, 2015
Generations of North Park alumni returned to the corner of Foster and Kedzie this weekend to reconnect with the campus community as part of the 2015 Homecoming celebration. - Read More...
gospel choir concert

Gospel Choir Touring Ensemble to Visit Minnesota

October 19, 2015
The Gospel Choir Touring Ensemble will visit Minnesota October 23–25 for “Celebrating the Resurrected Jesus.” - Read More...
Gerardo Cardenas

North Park Community Asks, ‘What is Truth?’

October 8, 2015
Last Friday, students, faculty, and staff gathered in Anderson Chapel to hear from Gerardo Cárdenas, a writer and journalist, as part of this year's Campus Theme. - Read More...
Dr. David Kersten

Christina Phillip Receives Fulbright to Teach in Brazil

October 8, 2015
Christina Phillip isthe fourth North Park student from the 2015 graduating class, and 16th student in the last seven years, to be chosen for the Fulbright English teachers program. - Read More...
students watching pope speak

North Park Community Impacted by Pope’s Visit to U.S.

October 1, 2015
North Park University held two events on campus this past week in association with Pope Francis’s historic visit to the United States. - Read More...
Soong-Chan Rah CCCU

Creating a Welcoming Community

September 30, 2015
From September 23 to September 27, North Park University hosted the 2015 Christian Colleges & Universities Diversity Conference. - Read More...
Dr. David Kersten

Seminary to Host Symposium on Race and Racism

September 16, 2015
North Park Theological Seminary will host two lectures next week, the Nils W. Lund Memorial Lectureship and the Symposium on the Theological Interpretation of Scripture. Both are available to stream live online. - Read More...
North Park Threshold

Community Shines as North Park Begins its 124th Year

September 4, 2015
The North Park campus was busy this week, welcoming new and returning students alike. Take a look at some of our favorite memories of the week. - Read More...
Science at North Park University

New Academic Programs Prepare Students for Tomorrow's Careers

August 31, 2015
This fall, North Park University launched several new academic programs that uniquely prepare students for careers of the future. - Read More...
Provost Emerson

Michael Emerson on Race, ‘People Cities,' and the Potential of North Park

August 20, 2015
Dr. Michael Emerson, North Park University’s new provost, sits down ahead of the start of the academic year to discuss his latest research and how North Park can be the next great American university. - Read More...
St. Ansgarius

North Park University Receives Grant to Preserve Records of First Swedish Church in Chicago

August 17, 2015
The Swedish Council of America recently awarded North Park University and Archivist Anna-Kajsa Anderson a $3,500 grant for the St. Ansgarius Records Conservation and Digitization project. - Read More...
Sharon Irving

Voice with the Voiceless

August 10, 2015
North Park University graduate Sharon Irving to perform live this month on America’s Got Talent on NBC. - Read More...

NPRESS Seeks to 'Change the Game'

August 3, 2015
Ten North Park University students and their faculty sponsors recently completed NPRESS, a student-driven summer research program. - Read More...
Judy Peterson CHIC 2015

North Park University at CHIC 2015

July 31, 2015
Students, staff, and alumni gathered from July 12-17 in Knoxville, TN for the ECC's tri-annual youth conference. - Read More...

Incoming North Park Freshman Invited to White House for Youth Summit

July 24, 2015
Cesar Bustos, a graduate of Steinmetz High School in Chicago, was one of 130 students from around the country selected to attend the Beat the Odds Summit. - Read More...