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Northern Kentucky announces first regional case of coronavirus

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The first confirmed case is a 66-year-old female in Kenton County
March 18, 2020

Northern Kentucky now has its first confirmed case of Coronavirus. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced five new cases in the state on Wednesday; one of the cases is in Kenton County. The individual...

Update: Ohio, Kentucky primaries scheduled for June

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March 16, 2020

Update: Dr. Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Department of Health, has ignored the court's decision to go through with tomorrow's primary and has issued a director's order closing all polling stations tomorrow....

Coronavirus myths: what to do, how to stop it

Coronavirus myths: what to do, how to stop it
The truth about popular coronavirus myths
March 13, 2020

In the age of social media, misinformation runs rampant—especially in the time of a global pandemic. With so many people posting inaccuracies on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook with talks of misconceptions...

NKU announces that classes will move online amid coronavirus concerns

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The World Health Organization classified the virus as a pandemic earlier today
March 11, 2020

Due to the nationwide outbreak of coronavirus, known officially as COVID-19, NKU announced that spring break will be extended through Saturday, March 21, and a majority of instruction will transition to...

Study abroad trips canceled due to Coronavirus

Washing your hands is a way to prevent the spread of infections.
Students affected financially over canceled study abroad trips
March 6, 2020

Two study abroad programs scheduled for spring break have been canceled due to confirmed Coronavirus cases in the destination areas, according to NKU Education Abroad officials.  President Ashish Vaidya,...

NKU professor named VP of World History Association

Dr. Jonathon Reynolds.
The organization is the largest of its kind in the world
February 18, 2020

NKU Regents Professor Dr. Jonathan Reynolds has been elected as vice president of the World History Association, the largest world history organization. Reynolds teaches African and World History at...

Human trafficking task force working to help Kentucky victims

Human trafficking task force working to help Kentucky victims
Every eight days, a human trafficking incident occurs in Kentucky
February 20, 2019

In Northern Kentucky, the dangers of human trafficking might appear inconsequential. One imagines a trip abroad gone wrong or bases their knowledge around the dramatic portrayals they’ve seen in Hollywood....

Will Title IX change?

Will Title IX change?
How new guidelines could revamp gender-based discrimination and sexual harassment reporting at universities
February 13, 2019

Title IX was a part of the Education Amendments of 1972 and has since become an integral part of the way education works in America. This major piece of legislation states: “No person in the United States...

Lunar eclipse draws crowds to Haile Planetarium

Lunar eclipse draws crowds to Haile Planetarium
January 22, 2019

This past Sunday night, the Haile Planetarium hosted an event to commemorate the super blood wolf moon eclipse, an extremely rare occurrence. The event started with a small documentary about the moon...

Rebel lawyer: Chase Law professor defends survivors of trafficking

Jennifer Kinsley, attorney and Chase Law associate director of professional development, works for justice for those who belong to traditionally marginalized groups.
January 18, 2019
It isn't easy to get Chase Law professor Jennifer Kinsley to back down from a challenge.

Government shutdown: what students need to know

Government shutdown: what students need to know
How the partial government shutdown impacts you
January 10, 2019
The partial federal government shutdown enters its 21st day on Friday, tying it with the longest shutdown in U.S. history.

How should you learn about college debt?

How should you learn about college debt?
NKU grads typically owe $25K as national student loan debt rises
November 28, 2018
With tuition on the rise at universities around the country, more and more students are taking out loans to afford a college degree, and NKU students are no exception. How students learn about debt and eventually overcome it is up to them, but what’s available at NKU to help them on their financial journey?
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