The Northerner

Safewave: ‘My goal is to at least save some lives’

Safewave Technology LLC poses with prototype.
NKU alum creates alarm device for deaf and hard of hearing people
February 6, 2020
Trevon Bruch, a Northern Kentucky native and INKUBATOR participant, was awoken one night to a fire alarm. It dawned on him that not everyone has the privilege of hearing alarms, intruders or defending themselves if a situation were to occur. 

From NKU to BuzzFeed: Exploring an alum’s career

Tara Derington (far left) works at Thrive Global—Arianna Huffington's (center) start-up aimed to stop the burnout epidemic.
Northerner alum Tara Derington knows how to make content go viral
January 21, 2020

“What kind of a tree are you?” It’s the question that sparked Tara Derington’s love for journalism.  Barbara Walters followed-up Katharine Hepburn’s statement about being a tree in the...

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