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NKU observatory sends students across the cosmos

NKU observatory sends students across the cosmos

Owen Treolo, Reporter

October 22, 2018


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This past Saturday, Northern Kentucky’s Halie Planetarium reopened the Schneider Observatory. The ceremony was tied into NASA’s International Observe the Moon Night. The 1,000-square foot observatory, located on the roof of Founders Hall, was named after NKU alumni Julie and David Schneider. I...

Health Innovation Center boasts modern classrooms

Health Innovation Center boasts modern classrooms

Sirena Cunningham, Contributor

September 13, 2018


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After 12 years of planning and construction, the new Health Innovation Center opens its doors to students and provides a new home to the College of Health Professions. It took five different efforts to get the funding from the general assembly, said Mary Paula Schuh, director of campus planning. ...

Honors dean says college a ‘sandbox’ for innovation

Honors dean says college a ‘sandbox’ for innovation

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

September 10, 2018


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Eleven years ago, Dr. James Buss taught three to four sections of United States History to the Civil War every semester. Each class had anywhere from 70 to 500 students in it. And every time he taught the course, it was the exact same.

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2018


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The second floor of Founders Hall is home to NKU’s newest college: the Honors College. Once serving to bridge the gap between disciplines and creating advanced curriculum for both students and faculty, it has been deemed an important component in NKU’s future successes.

VIDEO: Last to leave: Wellness Center only remaining department in Founders Hall

VIDEO: Last to leave: Wellness Center only remaining department in Founders Hall

Mackenzie Manley, Assistant News Editor

February 5, 2016


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Founder’s Hall, the five-story facility once home to an array of departments and offices, is now dimly lit with silent corridors.  Tables and chairs are stacked up against walls in the once bustling lobby.   Light pools into the hallway, the mark of The Wellness Center, the last departm...

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