NNU News

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.

NNU partners with Idaho's first medical school

March 13, 2018

Due to a need for more physicians, especially those serving in rural areas and for underserved populations, NNU and the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine have signed an agreement that will give ten qualified NNU students the opportunity of possible admission to Idaho's first medical school on an annual basis.

Forensics wins Division III Sweepstakes Championship

March 13, 2018

NNU’s forensics team competed with 19 colleges and universities at the National Christian College Forensics Tournament at Azusa Pacific March 8–10. NNU’s team of five represented well and left as the Division III Individual Events Sweepstakes National Champions.

NNU breaks ground on Student Commons

March 9, 2018

On March 9, NNU and the local community gathered to celebrate breaking ground for the new Student Commons—a building that will serve as an intentional space for students to interact, live and learn together.

In the community: music

March 6, 2018

While developing skills for their future careers, NNU music industry students shared their passion for music with 250 local middle schoolers.