Northwestern University RUF International

Join us Thursdays 6:30 PM in Parkes 202

RUF International is a community of international scholars who want to build relationships, grow spiritually, and learn together. We want to offer you various cultural opportunities and give you a place to explore questions of faith and the Bible.

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Meet Our Team

Ian Hammond

Ian Hammond

Campus Minister

Ian and Hanna married during his time at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS. During their time in Jackson, they planted a RUF International among the students at Mississippi College. While serving with RUF International, both Ian and Hanna were convinced that serving internationals was the best job in the world, so upon graduation, they moved to Evanston, IL to plant a RUF-I at Northwestern University and serve there full-time.

Mike Hernberg

Mike Hernberg

Campus Ministry Assistant

Mike Hernberg was raised in the Boston, Massachusetts area and is a life-long Boston Red Sox fan.  He has lived in Boston, Rochester, NY, Southern California and has resided in Wheaton, IL since 2013.  He is married to Kathy and they share six children and five grandchildren.  Mike recently graduated from Wheaton College with an MA in Evangelism and Leadership.  He also has an MBA in finance from the University of Rochester and received his BA in Economics from Bucknell University.  He has over 20 years of campus ministry experience.  He is a Certified Financial Planner® and  has over twenty years of experience in finance and quantitative analysis in financial services and the profit and non-profit sectors.

Hanna Hammond

Hanna Hammond

Campus Staff

Hanna and Ian met through RUF as students and fell in love with international ministry in college. Hanna studied accounting in undergrad, got an MBA, and audited some RTS classes for fun while Ian was in seminary. They were married in May of 2015 and the following month planted a RUF International at Mississippi College while Ian was finishing up seminary at RTS Jackson. They moved to Evanston, IL in 2017 to plant a RUF International at Northwestern University. Hanna loves to travel, considers herself a foodie, and was an international student herself in South Korea.