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.

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.

Freshmen serve the Nampa community

December 11, 2017

Cornerstone students found ways to foster community on and off campus through service projects this semester. See what this year’s freshmen have been doing to impact and connect with the those around them.

Engineering team receives data from Idaho’s first satellite

November 20, 2017

NNU's MakerSat team received data from Idaho’s first satellite, MakerSat-0, just hours after it was launched into space aboard a Delta II rocket on Saturday, November 18 at 2:47 a.m. MST. MakerSat-0 will orbit around the earth’s poles 14 times a day at 17,000 mph for the next several years, sending research data to the student team’s smartphones.

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.

Idaho’s first satellite to be launched November 14

November 8, 2017

Idaho’s first satellite, MakerSat-0, is scheduled to launch into space aboard a Delta II rocket Tuesday, Nov. 14, from Vandenberg Air Force Base. A CubeSat designed by students at NNU, MakerSat-0 will carry electronics that will, for the first time in history, collect real-time data on the effects of the harsh environment of space on 3D-printed polymer materials.