On February 18, 2016 NASA announced its selections for the seventh round of its CubeSat Launch Initiative that “provides opportunities for small satellite payloads to fly on rockets planned for upcoming launches.” NNU’s project will be the first satellite or spacecraft ever built in space and the first satellite from an Idaho university.
Using Mark Knapp’s Staircase descriptive model of the stages of development and applying interpersonal theories, Allen’s lecture entitled, “An Interpersonal Relationship with God,” explores the similarities and differences in relationship development and maintenance of the unique God-human dyad.
Transferring can be a difficult process, but the transformational impact NNU has on students both now and in the future makes it all worthwhile. Such is the story of Communication Science senior Ben Gangwer.
10 Crusaders traveled to Kenya over Christmas break to volunteer with missionaries from One 5 Ministries and Wordsower International. The group shared God’s word and led running camps for more than 400 orphans and children living on the street.
NNU has made significant strides under the new Veterans Services in assisting vets—like Sandra Rollings—through admissions and financial aid processes and helping them participate more fully in the life of the campus community.
Joel Ryman has been inspired by his work with Gates of Hope to put his NNU basketball experience to work creating the Hoops4Hope Academy to build relationships with refugee youth.
By seeking to affect change in small ways for kids around the world, Because International partners Kenton Lee and Andrew Kroes are making a big difference with The Shoe That Grows.
Current student McCrea Nirider testifies to the personal transformation she’s experienced through NNU on a Mission trips and her work with the Ripple Effect campaign.
NNU educates students to become God’s creative and redemptive agents. A year-long chapel theme explores how students can engage some of the most challenging issues in today’s world.
An alum shares how the NNU community was pivotal in her personal and spiritual transformation—"like the life cycle of a butterfly, God was using doubts and hardship to make something beautiful."