Events

September 2017

Friday, September 1

Saturday, September 2

Sunday, September 3

Monday, September 4

R.I.P.P.E.D. Fitness Class

High intensity cardio and strength training, all done to great music! R-Resistance I-Interval P-Power P-Plyometrics E-Endurance D-Diet Cardio,...

Tuesday, September 5

Opening Convocation

Northwood University’s Opening Convocation ceremony and luncheon will be held September 5, 2017 from 11:15 A.M. to 1:00 P.M in the Hach Student Life Center....

North Village Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Join Northwood University along with the Midland Chamber of Commerce as we celebrate the official opening of the new North Village residence hall on campus.

Zumba

Party-like atmosphere, bringing cardio dance to a whole other level, using music and moves from around the world! Dance away calories!

Wednesday, September 6

Traditional Yoga

This class promotes health, harmony, and self-awareness! Laying its primary emphasis on breathing, it begins with conditioning, which progresses to sitting...

Freedom Week Lecture: Dr. Mark Thornton

Mark Thornton is Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute. He serves as the Book Review Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. His publications...

Mid-Day Yoga

Recharge energy and renew focus through practice of classic yoga poses, introduced gradually through the session. Poses are standing, sitting, bending,...

Deloitte Informational Session

Learn directly from Northwood alumni what it is like working for one of the nation’s largest public accounting firms. Explore full-time and internship...

Kick-Off Party

Join us Wednesday to learn more about the Midland Community and Northwood Student Orgnaizations and departments! Greate opportunity to join an organization!...

Thursday, September 7

Freedom Week Lecture: Dr. Jamin Hübner

Topic: "Christian Libertarianism," what it means, where it comes from, and where it's going Dr. Jamin Hübner is an entrepreneur, musician, and theologian...

Freedom Week Lecture: Nigel Ashford

Topic: Changing the World for Liberty Nigel Ashford is a Senior Programs Officer at the Institute for Humane Studies. He joined IHS from the United Kingdom...

Blood Drive

Ready to help those in need? Donate blood through Michigan Blood with our Blood Drive! Recieve a free pizza coupon after donating!

Lunch Crunch Bootcamp

A Bootcamp style class, whole body workout! Utilizing a variety of equipment and body weight exercises geared to burn calories and sculpt lean muscle.

Mock Trial Information Sessions

Join us to learn more about Mock trial and how to be involved on our team at Northwood! Mock Trial is a highly competitive and exhilarating intercollegiate...

My Thirty Years Behind the Iron Curtain

Professor Mariana Grigoras will speak to the alluring promises of communism, her personal experience living in a communist dictatorship, and how she and her...

Friday, September 8

Monday, September 11

Freedom Week Lecture: Dr. Michael Clark

Topic: A discussion on how a free society unleashes creativity and leads to outcomes beyond our ability to foresee or plan. Michael J. Clark is an associate...

Freedom Week Lecture: Charles Jacobs

Topic: Getting down to business: empowering Indigenous Australians through enterprise Australia’s Indigenous people are some of the most disadvantaged in...

Freedom Week Lecture: Robin Koerner & Philip Schlosser

Topic: Measuring the Good We Do: Voluntary Charities vs. The State Learn more at: http://wedobetter.org Schedule and locations: 9/11 8:50 am Strosacker...

Freedom Week Lecture: Sam Bowman

Topic: Brexit Sam Bowman is Executive Director of the Adam Smith Institute, responsible for managing the Institute’s team on a daily basis, working on the...

Freedom Week Lecture: Jarrett Skorup

Topic: Civil Asset Forfeiture Asset forfeiture is the process by which the government transfers property from citizens to the state. Criminal forfeiture...

Freedom Week Lecture: Peter G. Klein

Topic: Why Entrepreneurship is the Driving Force of the Market Peter G. Klein is W. W. Caruth Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Baylor...

BBA/MBA Internship Information Session

Internship information sessions for BBA/MBA students who must have a credit-based internship Sessions are held in the Jordan Hall (J21) MIS Lab. Email...

R.I.P.P.E.D. Fitness Class

High intensity cardio and strength training, all done to great music! R-Resistance I-Interval P-Power P-Plyometrics E-Endurance D-Diet Cardio,...

Freedom Week Lecture: Professor Donald J. Boudreaux

Donald J. Boudreaux is a Senior Fellow with the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at...

DECA Full Membership Meeting - Required

NU DECA will hold two kick-off meetings. All members must attend one of the two meetings. At these meetings we will: (1) introduce the Executive Board, (2)...

Tuesday, September 12

Freedom Week Lecture: David Friedman

Topic: Market Failure: An Argument Both For and Against Government Market failure, situations where individual rationality does not lead to group...

Freedom Week Lecture: Dr. David Friedman

Topic: Market Failure: An Argument Both For and Against Government Market failure, situations where individual rationality does not lead to group...

Freedom Week Lecture: Brennan Morris

Topic: Unleashing America’s potential: Removing the barriers to opportunity that hold people back. Topic description. America is becoming a two-tiered...

Freedom Week Lecture: Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley

Topic: Economic freedom and virtue Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley is the Vice President of Economic Initiatives at the Institute, where she develops and...

Freedom Week Lecture: Peter Hargitai

Topic: 1956 Hungarian Revolution Peter Hargitai was born in 1947 in Budapest. He lived as a child-witness to the failed 1956 Hungarian Revolution against...

Freedom Week Lecture: Dr. Tom G. Palmer

Dr. Tom G. Palmer is the executive vice president for international programs at Atlas Network and is responsible for establishing operating programs in 14...

Timberwolf T-Shirt Exchange

Bring a T-shirt from another university/high school to the Student Union and get a FREE Northwood shirt!

Freedom Week Lecture: Daniel J. Dew

Topic: Overcriminalization We are all criminals. The only thing saving any of us from going to prison is a shortage of law enforcement and prosecutor...

Freedom Week Lecture: Toufic Hawly

Topic: The Event Management Industry Mr Hawly: > Worked and conducted projects in 35 + countries > Lived and built businesses in 4 countries > Over 10...

Freedom Week Lecture: Dr. Eamonn Butler

Dr. Eamonn Butler is Director and co-founder of Britain’s leading free-market policy think tank, the Adam Smith Institute, and a leading author and...

Freedom Week Lecture: Dr. Gary Wolfram

Topic: How capitalism is good for the poor Defining capitalism, a discussion of why capitalism is particularly beneficial to the poor, and a brief look at...

Zumba

Party-like atmosphere, bringing cardio dance to a whole other level, using music and moves from around the world! Dance away calories!

Freedom Week Lecture: Professor Matthew T. Parks

Matthew Parks earned a Ph.D. in political science at Boston University after majoring in math and political science at Dickinson College. He has spent his...

Wednesday, September 13

Traditional Yoga

This class promotes health, harmony, and self-awareness! Laying its primary emphasis on breathing, it begins with conditioning, which progresses to sitting...

Freedom Week Lecture: Dr. Mark Skousen

Mark Skousen was recently named one of the top 20 living economists in the world. He is currently a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University in California....

Freedom Week Lecture: Jacob Hornberger

Topic: Jacob will make the case that open borders is the only moral and practical solution to America's never-ending immigration crisis. Jacob G....

Freedom Week Lecture: Georgi Vuldzhev

Topic: The topic of his talk will be the major theoretical contributions that representatives of the Austrian School of economics have made in the past one...

Freedom Week Lecture: Dr. James Broughel

Topic: Quantifying Regulation at the US State Level The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is involved in a first-of-its-kind effort to quantify the...

Freedom Week Lecture: Jeffrey A. Tucker

Jeffrey Tucker is Director of Content for the Foundation for Economic Education. He is also Chief Liberty Officer and founder of Liberty.me, Distinguished...

Freedom Week Lecture: John Chisholm

Topic: Why is GDP/capita in North America approximately four times that of South America? Why was Botswana the fastest growing economy in the world from...

Freedom Week Lecture: Robin Koerner & Philip Schlosser

Topic: Measuring the Good We Do: Voluntary Charities vs. The State Learn more at: http://wedobetter.org Schedule and locations: 9/11 8:50 am Strosacker...

Freedom Week Lecture: Robin Koerner & Philip Schlosser

Topic: Measuring the Good We Do: Voluntary Charities vs. The State Learn more at: http://wedobetter.org Schedule and locations: 9/11 8:50 am Strosacker...

Mid-Day Yoga

Recharge energy and renew focus through practice of classic yoga poses, introduced gradually through the session. Poses are standing, sitting, bending,...

UHY LLP Informational Session

UHY Advisors is one of the top 20 professional services firms in the US, and UHY International is one of the largest accounting networks in the world. Join...

DECA Full Membership Meeting - Required

NU DECA will hold two kick-off meetings. All members must attend one of the two meetings. At these meetings we will: (1) introduce the Executive Board, (2)...

Greek Ice Cream Social

Come learn about Greek Life at Northwood and enjoy FREE ice cream! Connect with other students as you explore where Greek Life can take you!

Thursday, September 14

America's Future Foundation Dinner

America's Future Foundation will be hosting a dinner at NADA with Rep. Gary Glenn during Northwood University's Freedom Week. Hor d'oeuvres and non-alcoholic...

Freedom Week Lecture: Bishop Davidson

Topic: ISI and its programs Bishop Davidson is a Regional Director of Student Programs and Outreach for the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. Bishop...

Freedom Week Lecture: Ronnie Lampard

Ronnie Lampard serves as the Criminal Justice Reform Task Force Director at the American Legislative Exchange Council. During his time at ALEC, he has...

Freedom Week Lecture: Dr. Jonathan Williams

Topic: "Freedom in the 50 States" Jonathan Williams is the Chief Economist and Vice President for the Center for State Fiscal Reform at the American...

Freedom Week Lecture: David Theroux

David J. Theroux is Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Institute and Publisher of The Independent Review. He received his...

Freedom Week Lecture: Rev. Derek McCoy

Topic: CURE and its mission Rev. Derek McCoy joined forces with CURE in May 2015 to direct the efforts to build out our CURE National Clergy Network and...

Lunch Crunch Bootcamp

A Bootcamp style class, whole body workout! Utilizing a variety of equipment and body weight exercises geared to burn calories and sculpt lean muscle.

Peer Support Grief Group

Join fellow students who have also been affected by death in their lives. Connect with others and grow together through grief. Sponsored by Student Life and...

Plante Moran Informational Session

Plante Moran is the nation's 14th largest certified public accounting and business advisory firm, providing clients with financial, human capital, operations...

Timberwolf Spirit Dinner

Get hyped for the Timberwolf Sports Seasons with Food, Prizes, Games, and Music! Northwood ESPN Coaches Show Broadcast will be happening LIVE at 6pm! Dow...

Freedom Week Lecture: William A. “Bill” Whittle

Bill Whittle is an American conservative blogger, political commentator, director, screenwriter, editor, pilot, author and the voice of The Common Sense...

Saturday, September 16

Tailgate

Join us in the Bennett Sports Center Parkint lot for the opportunity to meet Faculty, Staff and other Northwood families. Play games, kids can participate in...

Alumni Campus Tour & Luncheon

Northwood Alumni & Friends campus tour/luncheon is your opportunity to come to campus and see all of our new and improved facilities, including: the brand...

Taste of Football

Join us for the exciting home football game of Northwood vs. Ashland! Tailgate preceding at 10am in the Bennett Sports Center Parking Lot

Timberwolves vs. Ashland Football Game

- Home opener! - Check out a Taste of Football - samples from various food establishments in the area from noon to kickoff. - 20th annual Community...

Sunday, September 17

Family Day Brunch

Enjoy a delicious brunch with NU families before the Northwood vs. Ashland University football game! REGISTER HERE

Monday, September 18

Intramural Flag Football Registration

Flag Football Sign-up goes until Thursday, September 21st. Games will be played on Monday nights in the Devos Indoor Turf Building starting at 6:00 p.m. ...

Freedom Week Lecture: Dr. Lee Benham

Topic: What Questions Should You Ask Your Professors Lee Benham received his Ph.D. from Stanford University and was a faculty member of the University of...

Freedom Week Lecture: Charlie Kirk

Charlie Kirk is the Founder and Executive Director of Turning Point USA, a national student movement dedicated to identifying, organizing, and empowering...

Yeo & Yeo Informational Session

Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants is a leading Michigan accounting firm. Since 1923, their industry-specialized accountants and consultants have provided...

R.I.P.P.E.D. Fitness Class

High intensity cardio and strength training, all done to great music! R-Resistance I-Interval P-Power P-Plyometrics E-Endurance D-Diet Cardio,...

Tuesday, September 19

Journey to Flourishing: A Story of Transformation through Sustainability and Engagement of the Whole

In 2008, Dr. Lyell Clarke, President and CEO of Clarke, ran a mosquito control company. Today, he leads a global public health company focusing on disease...

Freedom Week Lecture: Alejandro A. Chafuen, Ph.D.

"Over 70 years ago, during the first meeting of the Mont Pelerin Society, Hayek warned about an “intolerant and fierce rationalism which in particular is...

Freedom Week Lecture: Kalin Manolov

Topic: Artificial barriers for the success of disadvantaged minorities Bulgarian journalist, M.Sc. in mass communication from the University of Sofia with...

Student Honors Association Pie Dinner

Calling all students enrolled in the Honors Program at Northwood University!

Zumba

Party-like atmosphere, bringing cardio dance to a whole other level, using music and moves from around the world! Dance away calories!

Wednesday, September 20

Traditional Yoga

This class promotes health, harmony, and self-awareness! Laying its primary emphasis on breathing, it begins with conditioning, which progresses to sitting...

DeVos Graduate School Virtual Information Session

Join admissions representative Lauren Bess in this online information session to learn more about our Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and our...

Mid-Day Yoga

Recharge energy and renew focus through practice of classic yoga poses, introduced gradually through the session. Poses are standing, sitting, bending,...

Fall Career Expo

This premier event is your opportunity to network with recruiters and alumni from across the country. More than 75 businesses and organizations will be...

DeVos Graduate School Virtual Information Session

Join admissions representative Lauren Bess in this online information session to learn more about our Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and our...

Sorority Recruitment Informational

Learn more about what to expect during recrutiment and what the benefits of Greek Life are!

Thursday, September 21

Lunch Crunch Bootcamp

A Bootcamp style class, whole body workout! Utilizing a variety of equipment and body weight exercises geared to burn calories and sculpt lean muscle.

Friday, September 22

2nd Annual Pat Riepma "Go M.A.D." Golf Weekend: Annual Football Alumni & Pat Riepma "Go M.A.D." Scholarship Golf Outing

Purchase your Go M.A.D. gear here Event Details for Friday, September 22, 2017: Online registration available at...

Sorority Recruitment

Attend Fall Formal Recruitment and find the benefits of Greek Life, philanthropy and sisterhood during the weekend!

Saturday, September 23

2nd Annual Pat Riepma "Go M.A.D." Golf Weekend: Annual Baseball and Men's Basketball Golf Outing

Purchase your Go M.A.D. gear here Event Details for Saturday, September 23, 2017: Online registration available at...

Sunday, September 24

2nd Annual Pat Riepma "Go M.A.D." Golf Weekend: Annual Softball Golf Outing

Purchase your Go M.A.D. gear here Event Details for Sunday, September 24, 2017: Online registration available at...

Monday, September 25

Student Government Association Meeting

Meeting of the Student Government Association and Resgistered Student Organizations

R.I.P.P.E.D. Fitness Class

High intensity cardio and strength training, all done to great music! R-Resistance I-Interval P-Power P-Plyometrics E-Endurance D-Diet Cardio,...

Tuesday, September 26

Zumba

Party-like atmosphere, bringing cardio dance to a whole other level, using music and moves from around the world! Dance away calories!

Wednesday, September 27

Traditional Yoga

This class promotes health, harmony, and self-awareness! Laying its primary emphasis on breathing, it begins with conditioning, which progresses to sitting...

Mid-Day Yoga

Recharge energy and renew focus through practice of classic yoga poses, introduced gradually through the session. Poses are standing, sitting, bending,...

Thursday, September 28

Lunch Crunch Bootcamp

A Bootcamp style class, whole body workout! Utilizing a variety of equipment and body weight exercises geared to burn calories and sculpt lean muscle.

International Programs presents an information session for Post Completion Optional Practical Training

Optional Practical Training (OPT) is a benefit of being an F-1 student. It is intended to provide hands-on practical work experience that is directly...

Peer Support Grief Group

Join fellow students who have also been affected by death in their lives. Connect with others and grow together through grief. Sponsored by Student Life and...

Saturday, September 30

Circle K Mudpit Volleyball

Get ready for a lot of mud, and a ton of fun!!! Circle K International of Northwood University will be hosting our annual Mudpit Volleyball Fundraiser on...

September 2017