Two unique frog species have been harbored at NNU since July 26, giving students invaluable experience researching and caring for these rare amphibians. Dr. John Cossel received the frogs from Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden in Hong Kong after they were confiscated from a cargo shipment.
The Great American Eclipse brought together people from all over the country to experience this natural phenomenon. Two NNU Film School alumni were featured for their footage of the eclipse, and several hundred NNU community members gathered in Cascade, Idaho for an educational overnight event.
NNU will hold its 101st commencement on Saturday, May 6 at the Johnson Sports Center. Separate ceremonies will be held to honor traditional undergraduate students and adult, professional and graduate students. The College of Arts & Science Commencement is at 9:30 a.m., and the College of Adult & Graduate Studies Commencement is at 4 p.m.
NNU’s Crusader Choir & Orchestra will present “Great Hymns of Our Faith” on April 23 at 7 p.m. in the NNU Brandt Center. The concert will feature inspiring hymn performances from the 100-member Crusader Choir & Orchestra, creative piano arrangements from NNU alumnus Jerry Nelson, and a hymn sing-along from the fresh new hymnal release, “One Voice,” led by Nelson and guest artist Johnny Hall.
NNU’s Institute for Chinese Studies will host speaker Dr. Lili Ma on Monday, April 17 at 6 p.m. Ma is a professor of economics and Director of the Department of World Economy and Trade at Northwest University in Xi’an China. She will be speaking on “The Reform Route and Economic Development in China.”
Louisa May Alcott’s captivating story comes to life in “Little Women, the Broadway Musical,” presented by NNU's Department of Music. Performances will take place March 30 through April 1 at 7:30 p.m. and April 2 at 3:00 p.m. at NNU’s Brandt Center.
NNU's annual Career Week offers an exciting way for students and alumni to connect and engage with businesses and organizations from throughout the region. The week-long event is set for February 21 – February 24, and includes a Career and Graduate Fair on Thursday, February 23.
Enjoy an evening of music, spoken word, art and dessert at the annual Night of the Arts event presented on February 24 by NNU's art, communication and music departments. Prospective students interested in these areas of study are invited to participate in a campus visit event that will begin in the morning and culminate in the Night of the Arts.
NNU will host the annual Science Extravaganza for local middle school students the week of January 30 through February 3 in the Thomas Family Health and Science Center. Students can enjoy hands-on learning experiences with live animals and amphibians, learn the physics behind video games and more.
NNU is pleased to announce a generous donation of the writings of Karl Barth, one of the most important theologians of the 20th Century. This gift from the personal collection of Dr. Judith Brownell will be celebrated with a public program and reception on Wednesday, February 1.