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This event occurred on
March 18, 2023
Orange City, Iowa
United States

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DeWitt Theatre Arts Center
721 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, Iowa, 51041
United States
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Cody Rozeveld

Cancer researcher/professor of biology
Dr. Rozeveld researches how obesity contributes to poor prognoses in cancer progression and has given a presentation at the American Association of Cancer Research Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer.

Fan Fei

Dr. Fei is an associate professor of business and economics and researches public finance, corporate finance, and economic history. His paper on Federal-Aid Highways and the decline of general stores won the best paper award at the 42nd annual Economic and Business History Society conference.

Harold Heie

Retired astrophysicist/VPAA/author/founder
Dr. Heie is a former astrophysicist and retired VPAA of Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. He has held a number of leadership positions at the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), and is the author of Learning to Listen, Ready to Talk.

Jeff VanderWerff

Dr. VanderWerff is a professor of U.S. Government and public life and the dean of the social sciences at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. He researchers religion, politics, and political theology.

Michael Kugler

Author, history professor at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, and Episcopal priest. Dr. Kugler is a beloved and brilliant teacher who inspires thoughtful interaction with challenging topics, such as the way we can find hope in suffering.

Rajat Emanuel Singh

Dr. Singh is an exercise science professor at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. He researches synergy analysis of movement disorders and has published at top international journals.

Trey Harms

Photographer/college admissions counselor
Trey Harms is an admissions counselor and alum of Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. He received his bachelor's degree in Spanish and has done missions and photography work in Costa Rica.

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