NNU News

Students creating solutions: Summer research 2017

August 31, 2017

From analyzing forest fire damage to designing a satellite printed in space by NASA, students have been busy pioneering new areas of study and making breakthroughs in computer science, biology, chemistry and engineering. Learn about NNU’s 2017 summer research projects.

Student-professor research in Costa Rica

July 20, 2017

An interdisciplinary English and ecology team traveled to Costa Rica for field research after semester-long courses.

Students creating solutions: FireMAP

July 5, 2017

Each summer, students have the opportunity to do professor–student collaborative research to discover or design solutions. Junior computer science major Nick Hamilton shares about his experience helping create FireMAP for the Boise Forest Service.

AMA collegiate chapter earns award

March 23, 2017

The School of Business is pleased to announce that NNU’s American Marketing Association (AMA) Collegiate Chapter was a recipient of the Exemplary Collegiate Chapter Performance award for outstanding chapter planning at the AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans.

Jump into experiential learning as a freshman

January 24, 2017

At NNU, freshmen can find hands-on learning experiences across the curriculum. No matter your interest, don’t waste a moment. Get involved in academic extracurriculars that will enrich your education and help you make critical connections.

Job outcomes for open-ended majors

January 18, 2017

Some majors are more open-ended than others; but fear not, there is a place in the job market for you! We've put together a list of five open-ended majors, and delved into some of the potential career paths you could follow for each of them.

SimMan 101

October 20, 2016

The SimMan is a high-tech mannequin that helps our nursing students implement and observe multiple processes and try to anticipate different things that could occur with a patient. We talked with senior nursing students who shared five ways that working with the SimMan has given them invaluable hands-on experience.

NNU education graduates exceed the standard

October 13, 2016

Mention the term “Common Core Standards” and just about everyone seems to have an opinion. So what exactly are the Common Core State Standards and what role do they play in teacher preparation at NNU?

NNU hosts computer science and engineering career fair

October 12, 2016

Students and alumni are invited to attend the 5th annual Computer Science and Engineering Career Fair on Thursday, October 20. Hosted by NNU’s Career Center, this fair allows students and alumni to make internship and networking connections with local organizations. To date, 18 organizations have registered for the event with the intent of promoting their organization and recruiting students.

Field experiences lead to "aha!" moments

October 10, 2016

Elementary teacher Jessica Whittaker (’15) shares how her NNU education—both in the classroom and in the field—directly prepared her to be an effective professional. “The fact that I was able to start off being in a classroom the beginning of my freshman year allowed for a lot of great hands-on learning.”