The Northerner

‘It’s all about trying to adapt’: professors prepare for the unknown this semester

Assistant Professor Brian Carlson goes over a mock pipette demonstration with the class.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

August 21, 2020

While NKU has mostly transitioned to an online format this semester, some knowledge can’t be learned through a computer screen. As some students return for in-person classes, professors are preparing for the unknown with tiny printing presses, tidy pipettors and tenacious persistence.  According to ...

National science grant makes scholarships ‘SOAR’

Quynh Nguyen works in a lab inside the science center.

Jack Flesch, Contributor

November 29, 2018

In fall 2019, 36 new NKU students will join hundreds of current NKU students and alumni as members of the Scholarships, Opportunities, Achievements and Results (SOAR) Project as a recent National Science Foundation grant puts the SOAR Project back on its feet. The SOAR Project began at NKU in 2008 in eff...

Turns out honeysuckle isn’t so sweet

Honeysuckle seed trap used to measure the movement of Honeysuckle seeds. Alicia Weber, who graduated last year, was in charge of maintianing the traps. This years freshmen student will be taking over the monitoring.

Matt Popovich, Staff writer

March 21, 2013

Professor and students continue to fight invasive plant in the region Amur Honeysuckle, the shrubby plant known for its white blossoms and sweet aroma, is becoming a major problem for many local ecosystems. Local ecologists and environmental management agencies have begun studying and combating th...

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