The Northerner

The Northerner multimedia project nominated for national award

The Northerner multimedia project nominated for national award

Nancy Curtis, Editor-In-Chief

September 4, 2014

A Northerner story produced by a team that included a journalist, web developer, graphic designer, photographer and videographer has earned national recognition. The story, ““The underground world of NKU recycling”,  is one of three national finalists in the College Media Association Pinnacl...

NKU leadership team makes university history

Kerry Skiff, Copy Editor

August 25, 2014

For the first time in university history, the majority of leadership positions at NKU are filled by women. Katherine Frank, the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Cynthia Reed, dean of Education and Human Services and Rebecca Porterfield, dean of the NKU Haile/US Bank College of Business,...

An expert’s insight on the 2014 Oscar nominees

An expert's insight on the 2014 Oscar nominees

Nancy Curtis, Arts and Life Editor

February 28, 2014

The 86th annual Academy Awards air this Sunday; everyone is making their picks and here at NKU John Alberti, director graduate studies and cinema studies, has made his. Best Actor         As with many of the categories this year, the talent is heavy. Alberti saw strong performances from each of t...

President presents preview of strategic plan at Fall Convocation

President Mearns Fall 2013 Convocation was held in Greaves Concert Hall on Friday, August 16, 2013 to talk about the future of Northern Kentucky University and commemorate the past years success. NKU President Mearns speaks about the future of NKU about the successful rate of growth the university has archived in the past few years.

Kevin Schultz, Editor-in-Chief

August 16, 2013

  President Geoffrey Mearns delivered a preview of NKU’s strategic plan at this morning’s 2013-14 Fall Convocation, revealing the plan will include themes such as the promotion and focus on the learning of “soft skills" (rather than just content knowledge), the continuance of the univer...

Student organizations recognized with awards

Casey Binder, Contributing writer

April 18, 2012

Northern Kentucky University student organizations threw their Norse up as they gathered in the Student Union Ballroom to celebrate and reflect on another year of community service at NKU. The Office of Student Life hosted the second annual Student Organization Celebration to honor students and the...

Awards spotlight minority excellence

Ty Greene, Contributing writer

April 11, 2012

On Thursday night as part of a nationwide celebration of NAACP week, the Northern Kentucky University chapter of the NAACP hosted its third annual Image Awards in the Student Union Ballroom. The theme for this year’s ceremony was “Building on Our Future, Reflecting on Our Past.” Deborah Strahorn,...

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