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Working in mass comm: Jeremy Wiese, NLC Productions

Jeremy Wiese, 2008 mass communication alumnus, put his interests to work as the Creative Director of Northwest Lineman College Productions. Read about his career and the opportunities he found at NNU.

Honors College to host Professor Peter S. Onuf

The NNU Honors College will present a lecture by Professor Peter S. Onuf on Thursday, April 13, at 7 p.m. in NNU’s Wiley Learning Center. Onuf is one of the leading Thomas Jefferson scholars in the world and will be speaking on “A Faithful Republican: Thomas Jefferson and Religion.”

Working in mass comm: Josh Wiese, NLC Productions

2012 mass communication alumnus Josh Wiese shares about the opportunities at NNU that led him to his career as a director and producer for Northwest Lineman College Productions and Windrider Institute.

Special chapel speakers this semester

NNU has had the privilege of hosting some incredible speakers this semester—from author and podcast host Science Mike to local news anchor Dee Sarton. Here are just a few of the special guests we've had on campus, and a little bit about what each of them shared with our students and campus community.

NNU receives gift from Smeed Foundation

The NNU Riley Library recently received a gift from the Smeed Foundation of over 4,000 books from the private library of Ralph Smeed. The foundation offered the books to NNU as part of a continued relationship through the Center for the Study of Market Alternatives (CSMA).

NNU receives two grants from M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

NNU professors Dr. Duke Bulanon and Dr. Jennifer Chase each received $15,000 grants through the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Partners in Science Program. The program enables outstanding high school science teachers to form partnerships with research scientists from academic and research institutions in the Pacific Northwest.

AMA collegiate chapter earns award

The School of Business is pleased to announce that NNU’s American Marketing Association (AMA) Collegiate Chapter was a recipient of the Exemplary Collegiate Chapter Performance award for outstanding chapter planning at the AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans.

Regional accreditation reaffirmed by NWCCU

NNU is pleased to announce its regional accreditation has been reaffirmed by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) after the organization recently completed its cyclical seven-year evaluation process of the university.

Annual piano and keyboard sale March 11

At the beginning of each school year, Kawai America Corporation provides new pianos to NNU’s Department of Music through an institutional program locally implemented by Dunkley Music. These instruments are loaned to the University free of charge; after only one year of use, the pianos are offered to the public at bargain prices.

Create for a living: Erick Gutierrez, YMCA

Erick Gutierrez, class of 2014 graphic design major with a minor in marketing, put both of his interests to work as a marketing communications coordinator serving kids and families with the Treasure Valley Family YMCA.

Create for a living: Mikayla Keating, Decorist

2015 graphic design alumna Mikayla Keating shares how NNU prepared her for her dream career as an interior designer at Decorist.

"Little Women, the Broadway Musical" presented by NNU

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.

Create for a living: Matt Larson, Brooks Running Co.

2012 graphic design alumnus Matt Larson made the most of a variety of experiences while at NNU and now funnels those into a successful career at Brooks Running Co.

Career Week 2017 offers opportunities for students and alumni

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.

Madison Treyz crowned Miss Boise

Senior public relations student Madison Treyz has been named Miss Boise 2017. Maddy accounts a lot of her successes to being a student at NNU. “Being a public relations major I’ve learned public speaking skills that make me stand out and I’m more confident to answer questions on the spot,” she said.

Creating art from ashes

Amy Gilles, NNU professor of studio art, shares about the transformational experience of restoring her burnt artwork into a new and beautiful collection.

NNU presents Night of the Arts

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.

Campus refreshed during Winter Awakening

Each year, NNU's Office of Spiritual Formation works with the SGA Campus Ministries Coordinator to plan Winter Awakening—a time devoted to getting back on track during this crazy period in students’ lives. This year’s Winter Awakening focused on activating different aspects of students' lives: empathy, hope, courage and worship.

Dr. Michael Pitts honored with Idaho Counseling Association award

Professor Michael Pitts was honored with the Idaho Counseling Association (ICA) Lifetime Achievement Award at the ICA annual conference January 27–28. President Joel Pearsall expressed his admiration for Pitts saying, “Michael is an excellent example of what it means to embody Christ-like character, as well as the mission and values of NNU.”

NNU announces enrollment for spring 2017

For spring 2017, NNU saw growth in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs compared to spring enrollment numbers in January 2016. VP for Academic Affairs Ed Robinson commented, “NNU's engaging community culture and care for students by our faculty and staff significantly contributes to our strong retention."

The value of co-curricular activities

Don’t miss opportunities to gain experience and grow in a like-minded community outside of the classroom. We share five out of 30+ co-curricular activities that might interest you.

600 students to attend Science Extravaganza

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.

CSMA hosts economist Barry Asmus

NNU's Center for the Study of Market Alternatives will host economist Barry Asmus on Thursday, February 9 at 7 p.m. in the Harter Lecture Hall. He will be speaking on his book, “The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solution,” which proposes a solution to fight poverty.

Dean's List announced for 2016 fall semester

682 students representing twenty-seven states and eight foreign countries have been named to NNU's Dean’s List for the 2016 fall semester. Eligibility for this academic honor is based on grade-point average and credit load.

Jump into experiential learning as a freshman

At NNU, freshmen can find hands-on learning experiences across the curriculum. No matter your interest, don’t waste a moment. Get involved in academic extracurriculars that will enrich your education and help you make critical connections.