NNU News

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.

Continuing the Mission

September 28, 2015

Joel K. Pearsall has a long history with Northwest Nazarene University culminating now in his role as president. His willingness to serve the people of NNU will navigate the university the next two years.

Learning from experience

September 28, 2015

Studies show that students who participate in experiential learning while at college are twice as likely to be engaged at work. At NNU, opportunities abound for students to apply their studies to the real world.

Designing to make the world a better place

September 28, 2015

NNU engineering students enhance their marketable skills and learn the importance of making a difference in people’s lives.

Making industry connections

September 28, 2015

Through the Contemporary Music Center in Nashville, Tennessee, NNU music majors get a taste of the music industry and leave with the connections they need to make their way in this highly competitive field.

Living the pura vida in Costa Rica

September 28, 2015

Costa Rica is called the land of pure life. NNU faculty and students are experiencing it for themselves through numerous research, mission trip and experiential learning opportunities.

Libero Linnea Phillips sets the standard

September 28, 2015

While some may shrink away from the challenge of being both a nursing major and a volleyball player, Linnea Phillips, a senior from Yakima, embraces it. Linnea entered her senior season with 915 career digs for the Crusaders.

NASA EPSCoR grant supports wildfire research

September 28, 2015

Northwest Nazarene University is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor of Computer Science Dale Hamilton and Associate Professor of Computer Science Barry Myers have been awarded a NASA EPSCoR (experimental program to stimulate competitive research) Undergraduate Research Grant to support their research on fire monitoring and assessment technology.

NNU welcomes basketball coach Scott Flemming

September 27, 2015

Hired in May, Scott Flemming brings a 440-273 career collegiate coaching record with him to the Northwest Nazarene sidelines along with two National Coach of the Year awards and a Christian College National Championship.