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On-campus dining will transition to carry out only, pass/fail option denied for fall semester

The Student Union food court now devoid of patrons.
November 24, 2020

Campus dining, such as in the Student Union and residential dining facilities, will transition to carry out only beginning on Monday, Nov. 30, according to a recent email released by Provost Sue Ott Rowlands.  The...

NKU faculty reacts to record high voter turnout in U.S.

Voters in Georgia line up to vote on November 3.
November 24, 2020

With no surprise, 2020 can add another record breaking item to its list.  According to the U.S. Elections Project, there have been over 150 million votes counted. This was the highest voter turnout in...

FUEL NKU will offer to-go Thanksgiving meals for students

FUEL NKU is located in Albright Health Center 104.
November 24, 2020

FUEL NKU will provide to-go Thanksgiving meals for students at the Student Union tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m, according to a recent campus-wide email. This is the third annual Thanksgiving celebration for...

What you missed at SGA: mental health, campus resources discussed

Outside the Student Union during fall.
November 23, 2020

At its last official meeting of business for the semester, guest speakers presented to SGA members about mental health, student engagement and campus resources. Student Health and Wellness Center needs...

NKU’s Informatics+ grant helped fund the Science Around Cincy Project and employ more students

Science Around Cincy host Chris Anderson talks with local geomorphologist Rachel Bosch in the “Mammoth Caves” episode.
November 20, 2020

A group of NKU students and alumni led by electronic and media broadcasting lecturer  John Gibson have been helping with production of the “Science Around Cincy” Project. The project is a public television...

Dr. Ande Durojaiye announced as Interim Provost

Dr. Ande Durojaiye named Interim Provost. Durojaiye has served three years on NKU's administrative staff.
November 20, 2020

President Ashish Vaidya announced Dr. Ande Durojaiye will serve as the Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs starting  Jan. 1, 2021. The decision came after Bonita Brown...

What you missed at SGA: housing repair plans, new retake policy

Approximately 35 people were in attendance at SGA's virtual meeting.
November 16, 2020

Several faculty members presented at the SGA meeting today to discuss campus and housing repairs, campus services during winter break and the updated retake policy.  New retake policy, students encouraged...

Board of Regents: members of staff congress discuss pension, presidential comments

The Board of Regents had their November meeting this afternoon via Zoom
November 11, 2020

In their November meeting, the Board of Regents heard from the staff congress pension committee, President Ashish Vaidya gave his presidential comments among other updates. Presentation by staff congress...

What you missed at SGA: NVP resolution passes, homecoming representatives announced

NKU logo
November 9, 2020

SGA passed a resolution to secure institutional funding for two leadership positions at Norse Violence Prevention Center at Monday’s brief virtual meeting. The organization also announced its sophomore-junior...

Students, alum, faculty react to President-elect Biden’s announcement

In this Aug. 12, 2020, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., pass each other as Harris moves to the podium to speak during a campaign event.
November 7, 2020

Four days after the polls closed on Monday, Nov. 3, Former Vice President Joe Biden is named the President-Elect alongside Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in a record-setting election. President-Elect...

Computer malfunctions, absentee ballots: How NKU students voted

The 2020 General Election is Nov. 3
November 3, 2020

Sydney Kramm Sydney Kramm, freshman Visual Communications Design major, voted by mail in her first election.  Kramm said she voted by mail because she feels it’s the safest option for her. “I...

State Senators discuss the importance of elections, future of NKU

Republican Kentucky state senators, Chris McDaniel (left) and Wil Schroder (right).
November 3, 2020

As the countdown to Election Day continues, local and state races are heating up. While most eyes are on the presidential race, state elections will have an impact on the future of NKU and college students...

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