President's Messages

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, […]

As our students prepare for the final weeks of classes, and some prepare for the next step in their lives, we celebrate their accomplishments and look forward to their bright futures. For some, spring is their season. Perseverance, hard work and dedication are required to be a student athlete. Northwood’s athletes are great examples of […]

This past Wednesday the Northwood University family joined together to spread the word about our great university. Our hope was to engage those who already love Northwood to help us reach those who may not yet know about it. All over social media, current students, faculty, staff and alumni shared their affinity for our university […]

The leadership, hard work and achievement presented by our students at the Northwood University Honors Symposium this week was impressive! Seven students shared their diverse research projects at the fifth annual symposium event here on our Midland campus. From sustainability initiatives in real-world businesses to the turnaround of McDonald’s, the topics were interesting and timely. […]

The world of business is a busy one, and business education at Northwood University certainly follows suit! This time of year we have frequent events for students, staff, faculty and the community. We are always proud to share our perspective—and our campus—with new ideas for driving business into the future. This past week, dubbed ‘E-Week,’ […]

This week Northwood University hosted an impressive lineup of speakers, mentors, advocates and alumni. We cherish this opportunity to annually honor the values of freedom, respect, integrity, spirituality, honesty, achievement, empathy and responsibility. On Monday, Don Watkins, co-author of this semester’s Omniquest selection Equal is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality, shared his thoughts […]

Last month, Northwood University alumni and friends gathered to review three business presentations submitted by 19 of our school’s student organizations and departments. The initiative, Alumni Project 100, puts the decision of which group will be funded in the hands of the donors. Each semester for the next three years, Project 100 will ensure one […]

This spring’s Omniquest selection is Equal Is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality, by Don Watkins and Yaron Brook. This book has hopefully provoked some interesting conversations in our classrooms, and more will continue. The study of rising income inequality is a hot topic in the media and beyond right now. This book asserts […]