NNU News

Alumnus Jeren Rowell elected as president of NTS

April 18, 2018

This April, NNU alumnus Dr. Jeren Rowell (’83) was elected as the 11th president of Nazarene Theological Seminary. “In his forty years as a pastor-scholar, Dr. Rowell has consistently proven his effectiveness as a leader, pastor, author and professor,” said President Joel Pearsall.

In the community: business

April 18, 2018

“It is gratifying to be able to use the accounting skills we learn in the classroom to make a real difference in people's lives,” said accounting major Richelle Nixon. From filing tax returns to completing economic impact studies, business students are finding ways to serve their community while gaining experience.

Students design autonomous lawn care robot

April 14, 2018

Through their senior design projects, twenty engineering and two physics majors utilized their undergraduate education to meet humanitarian or business needs. One project involved five students building a Micron-sponsored lawn care robot, designed to navigate and mow autonomously.

AMA chapter wins awards at international competition

April 10, 2018

NNU’s AMA chapter brought two awards home from the 2018 AMA International Collegiate Conference, raising the tally to ten awards received by this chapter in the last nine years.

In the community: social work

April 3, 2018

“Being a part of something that could literally change the way Idahoans live is absolutely beautiful,” shared MSW student Sierra Vice. NNU makes sure both their grad and undergrad students have opportunities to serve their community before entering the workforce.

Art & design shows display student work

April 2, 2018

Having spent the last four years preparing their body of work, 21 senior students from the Department of Art & Design will showcase the culmination of their undergraduate career in the senior shows this April.

Agricultural engineering now offered at NNU

March 29, 2018

“Agricultural engineering is a great fit for Idaho and NNU,” said Dr. Steve Parke, Chair of the Department of Physics and Engineering. “Many students in NNU’s region come from an agricultural background and want to be involved in the rapid, high-tech transformation of agriculture and food processing.” This new concentration is oriented towards the use of GPS, sensors, and robotic actuators known as precision farming.

New study reveals economic impact of Christian higher education

March 26, 2018

The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities commissioned a new study that calculated the impact on the national economy of its 142 Christian colleges and universities across the country—including Northwest Nazarene University. The study found that collectively these institutions generate more than $60 billion in economic impact each year.

Final events of the performing arts season

March 21, 2018

Join us for these spring performing arts events from the Department of Music. From opera to jazz, there is something everyone can enjoy. Events include: The Old Maid and the Thief, John Rutter's Requiem, Great Hymns of our Faith and more.

In the community: nursing

March 15, 2018

“Being involved in the community shows us what is going on in our community,” said senior Ashlee Seeger, “which then shows us how we can help other people.” Professor Jane Weis and her nursing students have found a way to meet a major need for an underserved population in the Treasure Valley.