NNU News

Fueling imagination

March 25, 2015

Alumnus Mark Kasinger (recipient of the 2014 Professional Achievement Award) knows from experience where an NNU degree can take you. He credits dedicated professors who taught him how to think beyond the subject matter for giving him the foundation he’s needed to work in the aerospace industry. The hard skills as well as the creative thinking ability he gained at NNU have allowed him to keep his head in the clouds working for NASA.

RockSat-X ready to launch

March 23, 2015

Northwest Nazarene University values experiences that are out-of-this-world. For the third consecutive year, NNU students are participating in RockSat-X, a NASA program that allows students a chance to research and develop experiments that will be launched into space.

Family values

March 10, 2015

My extended family is one of those families that bleeds their school colors. For us, that school is Washington State University. Everyone in my family went to WSU. After graduating high school in 2006, I chose to attend Northwest Nazarene University eschewing the family tradition of becoming a Cougar.

Student-engineers compete in robotics competition

February 26, 2015

The Department of Physics and Engineering at Northwest Nazarene University is busy once again giving their students opportunities to take their learning outside the classroom, gain hands-on experience and have some fun too. This time it’s by participating in a VEX Robotics competition.

Qualities worth pursuing

February 16, 2015

Employers want more than time-clock punchers. NNU graduates exemplify experience, integrity and passion, essential personal traits that make them highly desirable employees—and people.

A major change

February 16, 2015

At NNU, we think differently about changing majors: not as a guaranteed extra year, but rather an opportunity to help students discover their true passion.

Classes of influence

February 16, 2015

Students reflect on their most influential courses. Their responses demonstrate that transformative growth often happens in the least expected places and ways.

Wiley Street Station featured in short film "700 Volts"

February 16, 2015

The Wiley Street Station of the Idaho Subway System will be open for public inspection February 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. As the only subway station in Idaho, Wiley Street...wait a minute. How can there be only one station on a subway system? And since when has Idaho even had underground mass transit?

Additional scholarship opportunities

February 13, 2015

Scholarship opportunities don't end with academic and need-based scholarships. Students can also pursue additional NNU and outside scholarships based on their intended area of study, athletics and other interests.

Supporting students for academic success

February 13, 2015

The Center for Academic Success & Advising is here to support students in learning the ability to think critically and ethically to empower them for success in the classroom.