NNU students were welcomed back to campus after semester break with the unveiling of the new Nighthawks mascot. NNU alumnus, art professor and designer Mike Bartlett was commissioned to create the new imagery after the announcement last October. Go Nighthawks!
Portals, an exhibition of large landscape paintings by Boise artist Rachel Teannalach, will open with a reception on Tuesday, January 16. The show will be on display in NNU's Friesen Galleries December 16 – March 16.
Alumnus and videographer Maxwell Moser shares about his time spent in Somalia. He was there to document the worsening famine for World Vision—a famine the United Nations has called the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II.
Traveling from the Pacific to the Atlantic, a group of cyclists participated in Pedal to Plant, an Extreme Nazarene campaign raising awareness, friends and funds for church plants. Their journey across the continent covered 4,259 miles—from Seaside, Oregon, to Yorktown, Virginia.
Chasing their passion for social justice and ministry, this past summer chaplain Olivia Metcalf and her family went on a pilgrimage tracing the Civil Rights Movement. "Why were we there? What kind of journey was this? The only way I can explain it is to say we felt like we had to be there."
Art professor Amy Gilles shares how a devastating critique shaped her and the way she teaches for the better. "In front of a room full of people, I suddenly doubted something foundational about my identity, and it struck at a very deep place in me."
After her long journey to NNU, soccer student-athlete Anita Maryskova has experienced not only great success on the field—enjoying a historic season in which the team made the GNAC tournament for the first time in NNU’s history—but also true teamwork built on trust.
NNU and the Boise Valley provided Austin Reich with invaluable opportunities to gain experience in the field of biology. As a junior, he is volunteering as a zoo naturalist at Zoo Boise, working as head animal TA for the biology department and conducting research with professor Dr. Cossel.
As we enter 2018 with anticipation of what is to come, we want to take a minute to reflect on some of the highlights of the past year. From a national champion to the deployment of Idaho’s first satellite, NNU has had an exceptional year. Celebrate these exciting changes and accomplishments with us as we look forward to many more in 2018!
Most campus offices and departments will be closed December 22 – January 1 for the holidays. The Johnson Sports Center and Office of University Advancement will have limited hours over the break and other campus services will have limited hours the week before classes begin.