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Lunar eclipse draws crowds to Haile Planetarium

Lunar eclipse draws crowds to Haile Planetarium

Owen Treolo, Reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News, Science & Health

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 and the history of its exploration, followed by demonstrations about eclipses. A lunar eclipse occurs ...

Suffering and silenced: The reality of eating disorders on campus

Suffering and silenced: The reality of eating disorders on campus

Noël Waltz, Reporter

January 21, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

More than 30 million people across the country are struggling with an eating disorder, but only 30% will ever seek help. Eating disorders are terrifying, and many college students will unfortunately come to understand that all too well. A few Norse have been willing to tell their stories - will you listen?

Who’s Umi? What to know about NKU’s mummy project

Who’s Umi? What to know about NKU’s mummy project

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

A 2,000-year-old mummy named Umi made a stop at NKU on Thursday morning as part of an ongoing collaboration between the university and the Cincinnati Museum Center.

GALLERY: Ancient mummy analyzed at Health Innovation Center

GALLERY: Ancient mummy analyzed at Health Innovation Center

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

The Cincinnati Museum Center's child mummy, believed to be almost 2,000 years old, visited NKU's Health Innovation Center to be scanned and analyzed Thursday.

College students need to learn to love naps

College students need to learn to love naps

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

If you spend the majority of your nights sleeping less than eight hours, you may be in “sleep debt,” says Dr. Angela Lipsitz, former psychology professor at NKU.

Health Innovation Center: Bevin, Vaidya cut ribbon at dedication

Health Innovation Center: Bevin, Vaidya cut ribbon at dedication

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News, Science & Health

The governor, state and NKU officials dedicated the Health Innovation Center on Wednesday.

GALLERY: U.S. 27 project groundbreaking at campus entrance

GALLERY: U.S. 27 project groundbreaking at campus entrance

Northerner Staff

October 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

NKU officials broke ground Thursday on the site of a new medical office building that will house regional healthcare providers at the entrance to campus.

Education, care go hand-in-hand for Health Innovation director

Education, care go hand-in-hand for Health Innovation director

Josh Goad, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

“She was a woman with a vision,” Dr. Valerie Gray Hardcastle said of her grandmother. ”Her vision was that the sons would get a college education and that was there way out of this abject poverty and the daughters would marry someone with a college education.” Hardcastle, NKU’s first executive...

NKU ecological stewards to make historic Newport green

NKU ecological stewards to make historic Newport green

Josh Goad, Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

Chris Harris sits at his desk in a swivel chair. Next to the office’s door, poster board presentations are filled with maps and pictures of Newport’s historic districts. He’s the assistant historic preservation officer of Newport, and part of his job is to help districts get on the National Register o...

Alumni chili cook-off cancelled as flu season intensifies

Alumni chili cook-off cancelled as flu season intensifies

Carrie Blair, Reporter

February 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

The recent flu season hit the nation hard, and NKU is no exception.

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