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Sep 14, 2017, 16:43 ET Longtime ABC Medical Editor, North Park grad Dr. Timothy Johnson to discuss future of American Health Care with NPU students

Emmy-winning medical correspondent and North Park alum Dr. Timothy Johnson will discuss the future of health care in America tonight in a lecture...


Sep 13, 2017, 17:10 ET Recovered plaque honoring North Park University vets to be dedicated on 70th anniversary of WWII's end

After spending decades in storage, a memorial plaque honoring North Park faculty and students who lost their lives in World War II will be...


Jun 09, 2017, 13:03 ET Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management at North Park University Hosts Annual Conference

Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management at North Park University hosted nearly 130 attendees representing Chicagoland nonprofit organizations at...


May 03, 2017, 16:03 ET TEDx North Park University Nurtures Talents of its Students

North Park University today held its first TEDx event, with the theme Shifting Paradigms. Three town-hall like meetings involved students in...


Apr 20, 2017, 15:39 ET North Park University Helps to Fill Digital Marketing Talent Shortage by Offering New Degree

North Park University recognizes the increasing demand for skilled digital marketing professionals. The influx of new technology and marketing...


Mar 22, 2017, 15:33 ET North Park University Launches Innovative Program for Off-Campus Experiential Learning in Chicago

North Park University announces Catalyst 606__, the University's Chicago-based applied academics curriculum. Catalyst 606__ designates time in the...


Feb 02, 2017, 17:02 ET GRAMMY-Nominated Gospel Singer and Chicago-Based Artists to Perform at North Park University

North Park University (North Park), Chicago's urban, intercultural, Christian university, is hosting events centered around the ultimate question...


Feb 02, 2017, 17:01 ET Lilly Endowment Awards $750,000 Grant to North Park University

Lilly Endowment's National Initiative to Address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders awards North Park University (North Park) with a...


Feb 10, 2015, 13:03 ET North Park University Achieves LEED Gold Status for G. Timothy Johnson Center for Science and Community Life

 Completed last year, the $45 million Johnson Center for Science and Community Life at North Park University was recently awarded LEED Gold...


Sep 11, 2014, 15:26 ET North Park University Opens Nancy and G. Timothy Johnson Center For Science And Community Life

 North Park University, on Chicago's north side, announces the opening of the $45 million Nancy and G. Timothy Johnson Center for Science and...


Apr 01, 2013, 13:30 ET North Park University to Offer Undergraduate Major in Nonprofit Management

This fall, undergraduate students at North Park University, Chicago, can pursue a new academic program leading to either a bachelor of arts or...


Mar 26, 2013, 12:25 ET North Park University to Offer Three Communication Arts Majors

Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, students at North Park University, Chicago, can pursue undergraduate degrees in three disciplines in...


Feb 22, 2013, 11:17 ET North Park University Gospel Choir Touring Ensemble to Perform March 10-17 in California

The North Park University Gospel Choir Touring Ensemble will visit seven Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) congregations in California during its...


Jan 24, 2013, 12:47 ET Lilly Endowment Awards Significant Grant to North Park Theological Seminary

 North Park Theological Seminary recently was awarded a three-year, $250,000 grant by Lilly Endowment Inc., Indianapolis, to address ways to...


Dec 13, 2012, 17:34 ET North Park University Names Mike Conway Head Football Coach

North Park University today named Michael C. Conway head football coach. Conway, a native of Pittsburgh, comes to North Park after successful...


Oct 11, 2012, 15:03 ET North Park University Choir, Chamber Singers to Tour Northern Illinois Oct. 19-21

North Park University's Chamber Singers and University Choir will perform in northern Illinois congregations in Naperville and Rockford, and at an...


Oct 05, 2012, 13:16 ET North Park University Athletic Trainers, Physicians Staff Chicago Marathon

Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and physicians with the North Park University Athletic Training Educational Program (ATEP) will be among more...


Aug 17, 2012, 11:22 ET North Park University Offers Nonprofit Management Degree Online Beginning Fall 2012

– A popular North Park University bachelor's degree program for professionals who aspire to leadership positions in the nonprofit sector can...


May 23, 2012, 12:34 ET North Park University, Chicago, to Build New Science, Community Life Building, Named for ABC News Medical Correspondent Dr. Tim Johnson and Nancy Johnson

The board of trustees of North Park University confirmed construction of a proposed science and community life center at North Park University,...


May 08, 2012, 11:45 ET 'Reignite Your Vision' Theme of North Park University's Axelson Symposium, June 4-5 in Chicago

More than 500 nonprofit leaders are expected to attend the 13th Annual Axelson Center Symposium for Nonprofit Professionals and Volunteers, June...


May 01, 2012, 15:36 ET North Park University Student, Art Professor Selected for 2012 Fulbright Awards

The U.S. Fulbright Program awarded overseas teaching opportunities for the next academic year to two women from North Park University, Chicago....


Feb 27, 2012, 17:17 ET North Park University Choir Tours, Performs in New England March 10-12

 The 45-member North Park University Choir from Chicago will tour and perform in New England March 10-12, with the theme, "Towards a Peaceable...


Feb 17, 2012, 12:16 ET North Park University Faculty Comment on Upcoming Chicago NATO/G8 Summits

Faculty with the School of Business and Nonprofit Management (SBNM) at North Park University, Chicago, say the city will experience both the...


Feb 15, 2012, 17:59 ET North Park Theological Seminary Announces Urban Ministry Certificate

North Park Theological Seminary is accepting applications for a new, two-year graduate educational program leading to a Certificate in Urban...


Feb 01, 2012, 11:35 ET North Park University President Elected to Independent Colleges Leadership Board

 Dr. David L. Parkyn, president of North Park University, Chicago, this week began a three-year term as one of 48 members of the board of...