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Apr 20, 2018, 12:47 ET North Park University to stage opera "Cendrillon" at Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago

North Park University's music department will perform "Cendrillon," a French-language retelling of Cinderella, at the historic Athenaeum Theatre...


Mar 21, 2018, 13:31 ET North Park University offers high schoolers advanced science classes as part of annual Summer Science Academy

In a bid to make science fresh, fun, and engaging for high school juniors and seniors, North Park University will once again open its...


Feb 28, 2018, 12:34 ET Chicago Mayor's Office Lauds North Park University's Catalyst 606__Program for Preparing Future Workforce

Wednesday afternoons, North Park University students leave campus and explore and engage in career opportunities across Chicago as part of the...


Jan 12, 2018, 14:18 ET North Park University Hosts MLK Jr. Celebration featuring Gospel Recording Artist Corey Barksdale and Chicago Activist Sherida Morrison

On January 15th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, North Park University's Black Student Union Group will present an inspirational presentation...


Nov 28, 2017, 15:21 ET North Park Men's Soccer to play in first-ever NCAA Final Four this weekend

North Park University is preparing for its first-ever Final Four appearance in the men's NCAA Division III soccer tournament this weekend in...


Nov 21, 2017, 14:31 ET North Park University's Men's Soccer Heads to First-ever NCAA Final Four

Following a record-breaking 20-1-1 season, North Park University's Men's Soccer Team will make its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Division III...


Oct 16, 2017, 16:18 ET North Park to host former Presidential Authority on "Religious Freedom in the Culture Wars," Oct 20

Two leading religious scholars will explore how Christian identity is shaped by the current culture in a North Park University-sponsored forum this...


Oct 16, 2017, 16:18 ET North Park to host former Presidential Authority on "Religious Freedom in the Culture Wars," Oct 20

Two leading religious scholars will explore how Christian identity is shaped by the current culture in a North Park University-sponsored forum this...


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...