The Northerner

Safewave Technology LLC poses with prototype.

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

NKU alum creates alarm device for deaf and hard of hearing people
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor 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. 
Tara Derington (far left) works at Thrive Global—Arianna Huffington's (center) start-up aimed to stop the burnout epidemic.

From NKU to BuzzFeed: Exploring an alum’s career

Northerner alum Tara Derington knows how to make content go viral
Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief 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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