Dr. Stephen Riley will be exploring the ways in which three films have represented the story of Samson in the Old Testament book of Judges and the implications of their interpretations for our life together. His lecture is entitled, The Reel Samson: How Our Screenings of the Biblical Icon Affect Our Life Together.
Faculty of the Department of Mathematics & Computer Science invite you to the third annual Mathematics & Computer Science Lecture featuring guest speaker Chuck Jazdzewski, NNU alumnus and software engineer at Google.
Come reconnect with classmates and friends at your reunion gathering during Homecoming and Family Weekend. This year’s reunions are for the classes of 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013.
Freak. Defined in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as being markedly unusual or abnormal, this term is one that often comes with a variety of negative connotations. For one of NNU’s students, however, it came with an exciting glimpse of her future.
Each year at homecoming, NNU honors alumni for their accomplishments and service since graduating. Three individuals will be recognized Friday, November 9 at 10 a.m. during chapel in the Brandt Center’s Swayne Auditorium. All are welcome and encouraged to be a part of this special time of celebration.
Fuel up for the men's basketball game at our annual food truck rally! Boise Fry Co., The BBQ Guy and Basilio's are just a few of the vendors that you can look forward to. And then after the game, head on over to the JSC field house for the Overtime Party for a fun time of free food, games and fellowship.
Fall Revival is a time for all of NNU's campus community to come together and take a break from their daily routine. The theme was focused on embracing diversity in order to better live as Christ's disciples, with special guest speaker JR. Forasteros.
This year’s Homecoming & Family Weekend, November 8-10, 2018, is packed full of exciting events for the NNU community. What better way to start it all off than with a delicious breakfast? Here’s a few breakfast events happening across campus you may be interested in.
Tickets are now on sale for Northwest Nazarene University’s Music Department 2018-2019 Season of Performing Arts.
The NNU Department of Music, in conjunction with the theatre program, Department of English and the Office of University Mission and Ministry, is proud to present George Bernard Shaw’s play Mrs. Warren’s Profession. The play will be performed in the Brandt Center lobby October 11-13 at 7:30 PM.
NNU is gearing up for Homecoming & Family Weekend 2018 which will take place November 8–10. Alumni, family and community members are invited to partake in the homecoming festivities—reuniting with old friends and making new ones.
This year's Cornerstone class is focused around education cultivating service in the Nampa community. Through community partnerships, students will learn about the service and transformation already underway in the Nampa community, and then join in on that provider’s work to benefit both the community and their own learning.
Every year at the President's Dinner, NNU honors a local organization that is committed to the success and well-being of families in the Nampa community. Yesterday evening, NNU proudly honored the Salvation Army of Nampa with the Eugene Emerson Award, for its contribution to the spirit of cooperation between community and the University.
President Joel Pearsall has announced the total fall enrollment at 2,013 students. This year’s 1,287 undergraduate and 726 graduate and doctoral students indicate steady enrollment for the university.
From moving into your dorm room to taking on a new load of classes, starting college can be a crazy time. To all incoming freshmen, we encourage you to take a moment to read through the perspectives of a few students on campus who know where you’re at and can offer a word of advice on how to survive and thrive during Week One.
With New Student Orientation right around the corner, NNU is looking forward to welcoming a new freshman class to campus. Among this new group of students is Nathan Burris, or as his friends and family know him, “Nighthawk Nate.”
Incoming senior Vanessa Beane has spent the last year utilizing local and international research opportunities, from handling Idaho rattlesnakes to exploring the tropical cloud forest of Costa Rica.
The Boise Valley is a prime destination for those who love to be outside. If you’ve got a knack for the outdoors, but aren’t too crazy about driving a ways to get there, try exploring one of these top 5 outdoor activities that are within an hour of NNU.
On August 24, NNU will welcome a new freshman class to campus. Whether local or from out of state, each individual student brings something new and exciting to the NNU community.
As the leaves change and the evenings get cooler, fall is officially here and the cities of Nampa and Boise have plenty of fall activities to fill your free time. Current student Courtney Ritchey shares five of her favorite fall activities that are fun, close to campus and won’t break the bank.
Alumnus Ron Stueckle advocates for at-risk children as co-founder of the 2017 California Non-Profit of the Year, Sunset Youth Services. “We've made it our mission at Sunset Youth Services to target the most vulnerable of these teens and young adults—those left behind by families, schools, the courts and even churches.”
McCrea Nirider shares what she learned as a modern disciple, serving in 11 countries in 11 months with the World Race. “Jesus tells his disciples, past and present, to give away love lavishly, to use gifts and authority and preparedness to serve practically, and to find solutions to address the brokenness around us.”
Alumnus of the Year Scott Daniels shares how he found his identity in service to Christ. "We were all desperately trying to find an identity through various experiences, while our truest sense of identity (that found only in Jesus) was waiting to be developed through commitment and service to Christ and his kingdom."
Student-athlete Jackie Mahowald inspires many by overcoming devastating circumstances. "Through every battle she has faced, from losing her mom and going through cancer herself, to having to leave college, her faith in Jesus never ceased to grow."
After seeing the effect NNU on a Mission had in Papua New Guinea, Josiah Radcliffe chose to attend NNU and lead a similar engineering service project in Myanmar.