The Northerner

March 2, 2015

[ezcol_1third]Sidebar[/ezcol_1third] [ezcol_2third_end] In a far corner on the fifth floor of Griffin Hall sits an office that many would also consider a toy chest. John Gibson, a professor in the electronic media and broadcasting program, sits among several toys, family pictures and a director’s c...

Technology transforms higher education

Technology transforms higher education

April 14, 2014

Technology transformshigher education → Explore how NKU is stepping into the digital age Reporters: Kevin Schultz, Stephen Wilder, Brook Clifford, Nancy Curtis, Brody Kenny and Richard Cracchiolo Video by: Robert Huelsman, Stephen Wilder, Kevin Schultz and Marc Kennedy Photography by: Kody Kahle, Stephen Wilder W...

Technological advances transform higher education

Technological advances transform higher education

Kevin Schultz and Brook Clifford

April 9, 2014

NKU's new provost Sue Ott Rowlands recognizes technology's capability to reshape the world of higher education and is confident that the university is at the forefront of this transformative process."NKU is positioned to be a leader in technology enhanced education," Ott Rowlands said. "Certainly our Colleg...

New app hopes to change scientific data analysis

New app hopes to change scientific data analysis

Stephen Wilder, Managing/copy editor

April 8, 2014

A transdisciplinary group of students and faculty members at NKU have teamed up to create a bilingual app, with hopes that it will be used worldwide by professional and citizen scientists in the near future.The main goal of this diverse team is to digitally change the way data is collected and stu...

Professor’s work breathes new life into medieval literature

Professor’s work breathes new life into medieval literature

Richard Cracchiolo, News Editor

April 8, 2014

A professor of English received a $59,924 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to fund her project that ties medieval literature with modern day digital elements.Dr. Tamara O'Callaghan teamed up with another professor, Dr. Andrea Harbin, who teaches at SUNY Cortland in New York, to crea...

NKU Athletics to upgrade video quality, access

NKU Athletics to upgrade video quality, access

Brook Clifford, Sports Editor

April 8, 2014

Since joining the Atlantic Sun Conference, NKU has to abide by and enhance technological innovations within athletics to comply with the standards set for a Division I institution.One of the biggest changes that the athletics department has implemented, and is still in the process of, is streaming...

Technology changing the future of music

Technology changing the future of music

Brody Kenny, Staff Writer

April 8, 2014

If you picture a music student in front of a keyboard, you might envision an electric piano-like instrument. With the current development and progression of music technology courses at NKU, a computer keyboard is also gaining traction in the music department.Eight prospective students have auditioned ...

Artists, designers experiment with new technology

Artists, designers experiment with new technology

Nancy Curtis, Arts & Life Editor

April 1, 2014

The world of graphic design has been impacted heavily by technology; even undergoing the name change from graphic design to visual communication design to show the impact of technology.Julie Mader-Meersman, a visual communications design professor, said the changes are a constant in the field, and th...

New Provost Crossed the Globe on Journey to NKU

New Provost Crossed the Globe on Journey to NKU

Brook Clifford

February 21, 2014

NKU’s new provost, Sue Ott Rowlands, has taught theatre improvisation workshops in Sri Lanka and performed in national acting tours in Hungary. She’s even performed a one-woman show behind walls of a gated community in Saudi Arabia because live performances were not permitted there. In all, she’s tra...

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