NNU News

How Christian colleges have all the fun

August 13, 2015

The best college traditions don’t have anything to do with houses, hazing or hangovers. When students put God and lasting friendships at the forefront, that’s when university life is at its best.

RockSat-X Team launched payload with NASA

August 10, 2015

NNU’s RockSat-X engineering team, in collaboration with Boise-based American Semiconductor, Inc. (ASI), launched an experimental payload on a sub-orbital sounding rocket to 100 miles above the Atlantic Ocean on a half-hour flight on Wednesday, August 12. The payload parachuted down into the Atlantic where it was recovered by ship and returned to the NNU research lab for post-flight data analysis by the team and their collaborators.

Time-lapse video of the Christ sculpture installation

August 10, 2015

Phase one of the campus quadrangle, part of Vision 2025, is in the final stages and took another step forward today as the 7 foot 6 inch, 412 pound Christ sculpture was placed in the center of the quad.

On a mission

July 24, 2015

This summer, Northwest Nazarene University sent out four teams to foreign countries in an effort to make a difference and exemplify what it means to serve. Groups of students traveled to Haiti, Colombia, Poland and Argentina.

Engineering student named 2016 Miss Rodeo Idaho

July 22, 2015

On July 15, Heather Skovgard was named the 2016 Miss Rodeo Idaho at the centennial celebration of the Snake River Stampede. While being Miss Rodeo Idaho will be an intense task in and of itself, Heather is also entering her fourth and final year at NNU. She plans to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in May 2016.

5 lesser-known Idaho facts

June 24, 2015

Think your home-state is the best around? You’ll be thinking twice about that after you learn more about Idaho. Here are five quick facts that might surprise you about the Gem State.

4 ways the Boise Valley business scene benefits students

June 21, 2015

For NNU and its students, the Boise Valley is way more than a set of geographical boundaries. It’s a deep basin of support for future professionals, with an increasingly enticing business climate for both individuals and companies.

Why Pacific Northwest colleges are so unique

June 20, 2015

Within the laid-back haven of the Pacific Northwest is a rugged spirit of discovery. So many entrepreneurial minds in the Northwest have used learning at top-notch universities as a springboard to careers that shape the region, the country and sometimes the world.

Beyond the Idaho spud

June 16, 2015

Despite the stereotype of being a potato haven, Idaho offers so much more for young students. Not only can you find a killer baked potato in the Boise Valley, but you’ll also discover a prime launchpad for your career.

Travel groups tour the Northwest

June 11, 2015

NNU's summer ministry teams, Covenant and Witness, are headed out on the road again. These groups, who specialize in drama and music ministry, travel the Northwest visiting churches and camps.