President's Messages

Behind the scenes of the transformational changes happening here at Northwood University are the men and women of our Board of Trustees. We are blessed with passionate, successful businesspeople who want to invest their time and energy into our institution. I am proud to work closely with these professionals who put the Northwood Idea into […]

It is officially summer on Northwood’s campus when our Richard DeVos Graduate School of Management students converge for their final capstone project: simulation. This year, 176 students came to Midland for one of the largest simulations we have ever held. Professionals, entrepreneurs, lawyers, military members and recent graduates came together to form teams where they […]

Last week the Northwood community here in Midland experienced a nearly unprecedented rain event which led to flooding throughout the community and affected a few buildings on our campus. The impact of the flood will likely be felt for months, but in large part due to the efforts of Northwood’s people, our university returned to […]

Young business minds converged upon campus this week for one of our keystone programs: Learn About Business (LAB) Free-Enterprise Camp. From as far away as California, 65 students traveled to participate in this challenging experiential learning environment. This week they have interacted with Northwood faculty, lived in the residence halls, and made daily use of […]

The Northwood experience carries with it numerous benefits, including the participation in the global, multicultural environment in business right in the classroom. Students from more than 70 countries have attended our institution here in Midland and at our International Program Centers around the world. Yesterday, we celebrated our global presence with the graduation of our […]

Students in Northwood’s DeVos Graduate School MBA program take part in a semester-long project where they serve as consultants to a real-life business. The fieldwork course is a critical part of their experience here at Northwood, requiring them to apply all the knowledge they have acquired along the way as they work with clients to […]

Northwood University’s spring commencement ceremonies last month celebrated the accomplishments of our 2017 graduates and future leaders of a global, free enterprise society. Watch this video for a glimpse at the celebration.   From our programs in Texas, Michigan and beyond we honored 892 students; 340 traditional undergraduates, 178 from the DeVos Graduate School of […]

At Northwood University, freedom is an essential thread in the fabric of our institution. The individual freedoms and responsibility woven into the Northwood Idea and our code of ethics are at the core of our free-enterprise foundation. So, it’s no surprise that a holiday like Memorial Day makes the Northwood community take pause. I encourage […]

Northwood’s Entertainment and Sports Management Symposium was hosted last week on our Midland campus, and featured more than 20 industry professionals speaking on topics such as breaking into the sports industry and marketing today. Northwood alumnus Mark Zimmerman returned to campus for the ESPM Symposium. Mark, a former Timberwolf football player, has been the General […]

Spring often flies by at our university as we plan and host events and celebrations, and relish the return of weather that gets us back outside. It had been an active spring for Northwood University, and one that has seen academic, club, personal, organizational and athletic successes across the board. Last Sunday afternoon, April 23, […]