NNU News

NNU joins global Common Application community

September 7, 2016

Students applying to NNU for 2016-2017 will now have the ability to do so through the Common Application, an online system used by nearly 700 colleges and universities. Director of Admissions Shawn Blenker said “NNU is changing the world through our students and alumni, and this is just another way in which we believe we can invite high school seniors and transfer students from around the globe to share in that opportunity.

NNU welcomes 11 new faculty members

September 6, 2016

In addition to the academic positions they assume, these 11 individuals may also be found in their lesser known roles of landscape artist, world traveler, cyclist, photographer, seamstress, musician, outdoor enthusiast and chef, to name a few. It is interests and abilities such as these—in addition to their experience—that make NNU certain our new professors will be wonderful contributors to our liberal arts education.

Meet incoming freshman Keaton Woodcook

August 25, 2016

On August 26, NNU will welcome a new freshman class to campus. Each of the new students who join the 2016 freshman class bring something special and become an integral part of the character of NNU.

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.

200 alumni gather for Mariners game in Seattle

August 24, 2016

Monday, August 8, a group of 220 NNU alumni gathered to watch the Seattle Mariners defeat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 at Safeco Field in Seattle. Included in the group were several alumni that had made the trip from Idaho to meet up with family and friends, and families that represented three generations of NNU alums!

Outstanding engineering alumni throughout the decades

August 17, 2016

With over 300 alumni pioneering in science and engineering fields around the globe, the education and hands-on experience the Department of Engineering and Physics offers has provided students with a great foundation for their future careers. Learn about several of those alumni and their careers.

Engineering student research teams at NNU

August 12, 2016

NNU’s Department of Engineering and Physics recognizes the value of experience in one’s field of study, and is intentional about providing students with a variety of hands-on opportunities. Learn about some of the current research and design projects NNU students have been working on.

NNU co-sponsors Family Force 5 concert

August 12, 2016

Earlier this month, NNU and Project 88.7 took over Roaring Springs for an after-hours event and concert with Family Force 5 and special guest David Dunn. It was a great event with a packed house! We had the opportunity to talk to a lot of students and families about NNU while listening to some awesome music.

RockSat-X Team will launch experiment with NASA August 16

August 9, 2016

For the fifth consecutive year, an NNU engineering team has been selected by NASA to launch an experiment into space. On Tuesday, August 16, NASA will launch the NNU RockSat-X team's experimental payload that will test the effectiveness of flexible RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) sensors and ADC’s (Analog to Digital Converters) under the harsh space environment.

Sunshine throughout the seasons

July 27, 2016

The Boise Valley has an average of 220 sunny days, low humidity, and 12.1 inches of precipitation per year according to the Boise Valley Economic Partnership. This combination allows Idahoans to spend the bulk of their spare time doing what they love under clear blue skies.