NNU News

Introducing our new mascot

January 12, 2018

NNU students were welcomed back to campus after semester break with the unveiling of the new Nighthawks mascot. NNU alumnus, art professor and designer Mike Bartlett was commissioned to create the new imagery after the announcement last October. Go Nighthawks!

“Portals” opens at the Friesen Galleries

January 11, 2018

Portals, an exhibition of large landscape paintings by Boise artist Rachel Teannalach, will open with a reception on Tuesday, January 16. The show will be on display in NNU's Friesen Galleries December 16 – March 16.

Campus holiday hours 2017

December 13, 2017

Most campus offices and departments will be closed December 22 – January 1 for the holidays. The Johnson Sports Center and Office of University Advancement will have limited hours over the break and other campus services will have limited hours the week before classes begin.

Students combat human trafficking

December 13, 2017

Students and others on campus raise awareness and funds to help end human trafficking through an international campaign dubbed Dressember.

The Department of Music presents "Noel"

November 8, 2017

Join NNU in celebrating the Christmas season as the Department of Music presents their annual Christmas production. “Noel” offers an evening of outstanding traditional Christmas classics each year as well as new inspirational music.

Opening this week: Abstract Reality

November 6, 2017

NNU's Friesen Galleries invites you to view Abstract Reality, a new show with work from Pam Grant and Laurie Asahara from the Nampa Art Guild. A reception to open the show will be held Thursday, November 9 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

“Beyond Measure” screening at NNU November 9

October 31, 2017

NNU’s Doceō Center is proud to host a feature-length documentary, “Beyond Measure,” on Thursday, November 9. This film shines a light on tenacious and cutting-edge alternatives in education and provides a glimpse into assessment practices that demonstrate the deeper learning taking place in our schools.

Faculty Award Lecture Series on connecting to nature through literature

October 26, 2017

Northwest Nazarene University is pleased to announce the 2017-18 Faculty Award Lecture Series featuring Dr. Darrin Grinder, chair of the Department of Language, Literature and Cultural Studies. Dr. Grinder’s lecture is titled “Man Is Not the Measure: Spiritual Reading of Literature and Loving Nature”.

Alumni awards to be presented at homecoming

October 26, 2017

Each year at homecoming, NNU honors alumni for their accomplishments and service since graduation. For 2017, four individuals will be recognized Friday, November 10 at 10 a.m. during chapel in the Brandt Center’s Swayne Auditorium.

Support athletic scholarships at homecoming 5K

October 26, 2017

Join us for a 5K run/walk, hosted by the NNU Cross Country and Track and Field teams, that will take place on Saturday, November 11 at 11:00 a.m. All proceeds of the event will help fund the event and cross country and track and field scholarships.