NNU News

Experiencing the eclipse

August 30, 2017

The Great American Eclipse brought together people from all over the country to experience this natural phenomenon. Two NNU Film School alumni were featured for their footage of the eclipse, and several hundred NNU community members gathered in Cascade, Idaho for an educational overnight event.

NNU on a Mission in Liberia, Poland and Haiti

July 26, 2017

Facilitating opportunities for students to serve communities in need while experiencing different cultures across the globe, NNU on a Mission sent 22 students to three countries this summer.

Building relationships in Poland

July 20, 2017

Ten students led by Mark and Susan Wheeler were sent by NNU on a Mission to serve in Poland. Caitlin Hunt, senior Christian ministry major, shares about their experience.

Students creating solutions in Liberia

July 20, 2017

In partnership with NNU on a Mission and the University of Liberia, NNU’s Department of Engineering utilized their skills to serve the community in Sinoe County, Liberia. Senior mechanical engineering major Levi Sligar shares about his team’s project and his experience.

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.

“I’ll Push You” book explores the power of friendship

July 12, 2017

NNU alum Patrick Gray and his lifelong friend Justin Skeesuck recount their extraordinary journey across the Camino de Santiago in Spain by foot and wheelchair and the lessons about authentic community they learned along the way.

Making a difference overseas

July 11, 2017

Phil Haunschild, recent graduate and recipient of the Values & Capitalism 2016-17 Young Scholar Award, researches how to employ Syrian refugees in Jordan.

A place that sends

July 11, 2017

Three NNU alumni extend the spirit of the NNU community into their work and involvements throughout the Boise Valley.

Senior business students see success in Seattle

May 3, 2017

A team of senior business students took 3rd place at the Social Venture Plan Competition hosted by Seattle Pacific University in April. Their winning plan is for an app that would allow individuals to donate more easily to the local charities and organizations they want to support.

Engaging in international mission work

August 24, 2016

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.