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Final events of the performing arts season

March 21, 2018

Join us for these spring performing arts events from the Department of Music. From opera to jazz, there is something everyone can enjoy. Events include: The Old Maid and the Thief, John Rutter's Requiem, Great Hymns of our Faith and more.

In the community: nursing

March 15, 2018

“Being involved in the community shows us what is going on in our community,” said senior Ashlee Seeger, “which then shows us how we can help other people.” Professor Jane Weis and her nursing students have found a way to meet a major need for an underserved population in the Treasure Valley.

NNU partners with Idaho's first medical school

March 13, 2018

Due to a need for more physicians, especially those serving in rural areas and for underserved populations, NNU and the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine have signed an agreement that will give ten qualified NNU students the opportunity of possible admission to Idaho's first medical school on an annual basis.

Forensics wins Division III Sweepstakes Championship

March 13, 2018

NNU’s forensics team competed with 19 colleges and universities at the National Christian College Forensics Tournament at Azusa Pacific March 8–10. NNU’s team of five represented well and left as the Division III Individual Events Sweepstakes National Champions.

NNU breaks ground on Student Commons

March 9, 2018

On March 9, NNU and the local community gathered to celebrate breaking ground for the new Student Commons—a building that will serve as an intentional space for students to interact, live and learn together.

In the community: music

March 6, 2018

While developing skills for their future careers, NNU music industry students shared their passion for music with 250 local middle schoolers.

In the community: art & design

February 27, 2018

At NNU serving the community is important, especially to our faculty. Professors of Art & Design Jamie Tucker and Mike Bartlett share how they structure skill and service into their courses.

Student Commons groundbreaking on March 9

February 21, 2018

The community is invited to attend the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new Student Commons on Friday, March 9. “For over 100 years, NNU has been a place of extraordinary community,” said Mark Wheeler, vice president for external relations. “This new facility provides intentional space for our students and the entire campus community to continue to live into our tradition of shared community.”

NNU Forensics announces Nationals teams

February 21, 2018

NNU Forensics is ending an exceptional season and preparing for national competitions in March. Learn how they did at their last invitational and who’s on the Nationals teams this year.

Annual Career Week has events for everyone

February 21, 2018

NNU is gearing up for its annual Career Week February 26 – March 2. Career Week offers an exciting way for NNU students and alumni to expand their career development knowledge and connect with businesses and organizations from throughout the NW region.

Winter activities in the Boise Valley

February 20, 2018

Since Christmas is over and we’re all back to the daily grind, winter can become quite dull. Here are some ideas to brighten the final months of dreary weather.

“A Midsummer Night's Dream” presented by NNU

February 19, 2018

William Shakespeare said, “the course of true love never did run smooth.” March 8–11, NNU's Department of Music will show just how complicated love’s course can be through their presentation of Shakespeare’s comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”.

Behind the creation of the Nighthawk

February 1, 2018

Alumnus and art professor Mike Bartlett and senior Korte Zickefoose share the behind-the-scenes scoop on the process of designing the new Nighthawks mascot.

Dean's List announced for 2017 fall semester

January 24, 2018

738 students representing thirty states and eight foreign countries have been named to NNU's Dean’s List for the 2017 fall semester. Eligibility for this academic honor is based on grade-point average and credit load.

Join us for Parent & Family Weekend 2018

January 24, 2018

Parents and family members of NNU students are invited to campus for the second annual Parent & Family Weekend March 9–10. Come create some new and lasting memories with your student and experience college life together in your student’s home away from home.

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.

Borders between us

January 4, 2018

Alumnus and videographer Maxwell Moser shares about his time spent in Somalia. He was there to document the worsening famine for World Vision—a famine the United Nations has called the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II.

To change hearts

January 4, 2018

Traveling from the Pacific to the Atlantic, a group of cyclists participated in Pedal to Plant, an Extreme Nazarene campaign raising awareness, friends and funds for church plants. Their journey across the continent covered 4,259 miles—from Seaside, Oregon, to Yorktown, Virginia.

Eyes to see, ears to hear

January 4, 2018

Chasing their passion for social justice and ministry, this past summer chaplain Olivia Metcalf and her family went on a pilgrimage tracing the Civil Rights Movement. "Why were we there? What kind of journey was this? The only way I can explain it is to say we felt like we had to be there."

The worst critique

January 4, 2018

Art professor Amy Gilles shares how a devastating critique shaped her and the way she teaches for the better. "In front of a room full of people, I suddenly doubted something foundational about my identity, and it struck at a very deep place in me."

Making an impact

January 4, 2018

After her long journey to NNU, soccer student-athlete Anita Maryskova has experienced not only great success on the field—enjoying a historic season in which the team made the GNAC tournament for the first time in NNU’s history—but also true teamwork built on trust.

Seeking discovery

January 4, 2018

NNU and the Boise Valley provided Austin Reich with invaluable opportunities to gain experience in the field of biology. As a junior, he is volunteering as a zoo naturalist at Zoo Boise, working as head animal TA for the biology department and conducting research with professor Dr. Cossel.

Six highlights of 2017

January 2, 2018

As we enter 2018 with anticipation of what is to come, we want to take a minute to reflect on some of the highlights of the past year. From a national champion to the deployment of Idaho’s first satellite, NNU has had an exceptional year. Celebrate these exciting changes and accomplishments with us as we look forward to many more in 2018!

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.