NNU News

An Idaho ambassador

July 11, 2016

Heather Skovgard has an exciting platform to represent Idaho, NNU and her faith as Miss Rodeo Idaho. She credits her NNU education for helping prepare her for this role and her future.

Journeys worth pursuing

July 11, 2016

NNU students and staff take advantage of all that the university location has to offer through Journeys Outfitting Co., a student club dedicated to facilitating unrivaled outdoor experiences.

Best-of-all-worlds location

July 11, 2016

NNU is uniquely situated near world class outdoor recreation and the up and coming Boise metro area, giving students access to the laid back Northwest lifestyle and plenty of opportunities post graduation.

Alumni run riverside restaurant on the Payette

July 8, 2016

Whether you want a savory meal with an incredible riverside view or a quick snack for the road, Banks Store and Cafe is worth the stop. NNU alumni Mike and Stephanie Hammer have established a business with a gorgeous view, rustic vibe, tasty food and personable staff.

Five top places in the #6 top downtown

July 1, 2016

Rated #6 of Top 10 Downtowns in 2016 by Livability Magazine, it’s no secret Downtown Boise has much to offer. Checkout five great places to visit while in BoDo.

Embracing the cycling culture

June 27, 2016

Whether cyclists are craving a leisurely ride through city parks or an adrenaline-filled dash down mountain sides, both can be found in Idaho. NNU’s close proximity to bike trails and setting in a bike-friendly city has led to its growing cycling culture.

Experience the sights, tastes and sounds of rural Idaho at the Nampa Farmers’ Market

June 24, 2016

As a new Nampa Farmers’ Market vendor, Anna Lee, class of 2004, chatted with market manager and NNU alumnus David Zink about the benefits of the market to the local community.

Why Idaho for Hemingway?

June 24, 2016

Ernest Hemingway first visited Sun Valley, Idaho in 1939 seeking privacy. What he found was a remote hideaway, in equal parts wild and glamorous. Making a visit to Sun Valley brings Hemingway into focus in a new way. One can understand his priorities and get a glimpse beneath his larger-than-life persona.

Graphic design student inspired by location

June 22, 2016

“Idahoans take great pride in our state, and I wanted to captivate our pride through my Sawtooth Snapback Design,” said senior graphic design major Alex Kildow. Alex combined her love of art and the outdoors to create a location-inspired design that has sold over fifty hats.

Crusader Choir & Orchestra perform in South Korea

June 21, 2016

The day after NNU’s 100th Commencement, the Crusader Choir & Orchestra (CCO) left for a two-week tour across South Korea. Led by Dr. Philip Miller, this group of 40 students performed 21 concerts with audiences ranging from 500 to 2,500 people.