NNU News

5 reasons to be an NNU athlete

October 22, 2015

Although collegiate sports are not for everyone, my experience as an athlete has been a worthwhile investment. Despite the year-round time, energy, and effort that collegiate sports require on top of an already jammed student schedule, many of my favorite college memories derive from my involvement on the Track & Field team.

Athletic Director shares her NNU experience

October 22, 2015

“I’ve really enjoyed and fallen in love with NNU’s mission of transforming the whole person,” says Director of Athletics Kelli Lindley. “There’s a depth to what we try to do here. Our goal is to create a balance so student-athletes grow in every area of their lives—first and foremost that they grow to love the Lord more.”

NNU becomes the first Tree Campus in Idaho

October 21, 2015

To commemorate Arbor Day and complete the final process of receiving certification as a Tree Campus, a special Arbor Day chapel was held on Wednesday, Oct. 21, followed by the planting of eighteen new trees on campus.

For the love of the game

October 20, 2015

After returning from a mission trip to Masaya, three baseball players discover a love for missional service and the country of Nicaragua.

CubeSat design team receives third NASA Space Grant

October 16, 2015

The NNU research team, led by Dr. Stephen Parke and Dr. Joshua Griffin, is designing a new type of four-inch, cube-shaped satellite called a “CubeSat” to be fabricated and deployed into Earth’s orbit directly from the International Space Station (ISS). The funding supports four NNU undergraduate engineering student researchers, the costs of satellite construction, testing and travel.

Enabled to follow God's call

October 16, 2015

Growing up as an Ethiopian refugee in Kenya, Habtam Asmeche spent a lot of time taking her mother to clinics and the hospital. These experiences ignited in her a desire to become a medical doctor, which was a far-fetched dream for a girl who had very few resources and a stack of barriers before her.

An absurd evening of short comedies

October 14, 2015

Northwest Nazarene University is pleased to present “A Very Absurd Evening: Short Comedies by Eugene Ionesco and David Ives” through which the audience will get to explore the relationship between language, communication, rhythm, music and time.

One cast performs two versions of “The Odd Couple”

October 14, 2015

Having a roommate in college is tough enough, but when two adults try to share the same living space, their opposite natures clash. Watch the same cast create two hilarious versions as the men and women swap lead roles.

Homecoming & Family Weekend 2015 events of note

October 14, 2015

Plan to attend Homecoming & Family Weekend special events, including: a panel from the School of Theology & Christian Ministries on theologian Karl Barth, the gathering for your academic discipline, and Overtime—the student hosted after-game party.

Honors College Lecture Series presents Fredi Lajvardi

October 9, 2015

Mr. Lajvardi's talk, "Improbable to Unstoppable," will chronicle the actions of underprivileged, underfunded high school students in Phoenix, Arizona, and how they became engaged and challenged through his teaching in the field of robotics—so challenged that they defeated the likes of students from MIT three consecutive times at the national underwater robotics competition.