On August 26, NNU will welcome a new freshman class to campus. Each of the new students who join the 2016 freshman class bring something special and become an integral part of the character of NNU.
Each year, NNU offers students opportunities to be involved in various global mission projects. This summer, NNU on a Mission sent out four teams to serve communities in Liberia, Poland, Colombia, Haiti and Kenya.
Monday, August 8, a group of 220 NNU alumni gathered to watch the Seattle Mariners defeat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 at Safeco Field in Seattle. Included in the group were several alumni that had made the trip from Idaho to meet up with family and friends, and families that represented three generations of NNU alums!
NNU’s Department of Engineering and Physics recognizes the value of experience in one’s field of study, and is intentional about providing students with a variety of hands-on opportunities. Learn about some of the current research and design projects NNU students have been working on.
Earlier this month, NNU and Project 88.7 took over Roaring Springs for an after-hours event and concert with Family Force 5 and special guest David Dunn. It was a great event with a packed house! We had the opportunity to talk to a lot of students and families about NNU while listening to some awesome music.
For the fifth consecutive year, an NNU engineering team has been selected by NASA to launch an experiment into space. On Tuesday, August 16, NASA will launch the NNU RockSat-X team's experimental payload that will test the effectiveness of flexible RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) sensors and ADC’s (Analog to Digital Converters) under the harsh space environment.
Led by mechanical engineering professors Dr. Duke Bulanon and Dr. John Stutz, an NNU engineering team will develop a vision system to capture images of fruit trees and a computer program that will estimate fruit yield from the image. This is the third ISDA specialty crop grant awarded to the engineering department within the last three years.
NNU is seeking comments from the public in preparation for its 7-year full scale evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. NNU will undergo a comprehensive evaluation beginning October 19–21, 2016, by a team representing the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
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.
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.