NNU News

Fostering student transformation

July 12, 2018

“God’s taught me that transformation occurs through the lived experience of service,” says Professor Jane Weis as she shares how she has fostered transformation in her nursing students.

Students creating solutions: IdaBot

July 11, 2018

Each summer, students have the opportunity to do professor–student research to discover or design solutions. Junior engineering major Quentin Frederick shares about his experience helping create IdaBot, NNU’s autonomous robot that can perform time-intensive farm tasks.

Athlete story: Jess Brennis, volleyball

July 9, 2018

Volleyball athlete and philosophy major Jess Brennis went on a life changing mission trip to Haiti last summer which opened her eyes to the lives of people in third world countries and the abject poverty that her fellow humans suffer.

Alumna Q&A: Dorothy Ackerman, chemistry

July 6, 2018

2013 chemistry alumna Dorothy Ackerman shares about the research she’s doing and how NNU prepared her to excel in the doctoral program at Vanderbilt University.

More ways to choose NNU

June 27, 2018

This fall, Idaho students have one more avenue to choose Northwest Nazarene University as their college home. The Idaho State Board of Education voted to add NNU and C of I to the Apply Idaho application.

Students creating solutions: fertility research

June 13, 2018

Biology majors Abi Haas and Lauren Gould make advancements in research about fertility and sustainability of pregnancy in the first trimester. Learn about what they are doing and how their experience is preparing them for a career in biology.

Dean's List announced for 2018 spring semester

June 11, 2018

708 students representing 28 states and nine foreign countries have been named to NNU's Dean’s List for the 2018 spring semester. Eligibility for this academic honor is based on grade-point average and credit load.

Graduate theology programs granted accreditation

June 6, 2018

NNU's Graduate School of Theology has been granted initial accreditation by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). With more than 500 master's-level theological graduates, NNU is the first institution in the history of ATS to offer all of its Master of Divinity and Master of Arts programs exclusively online.

Nighthawks season highlights

May 26, 2018

The Nighthawks had a year for the books—conference titles, national tournament berths and records shattered. See the season highlights for NNU Athletics.

Graduate story: Maggie Alcaraz, Class of 2018

May 9, 2018

When social work major Maggie Alcaraz joined NNU’s community as a freshman, she started a new tradition by becoming the first person in her family to attend college. This summer she hopes to have a public policy internship in Washington D.C. before returning to NNU to complete her master's degree in social work.