The Northerner

Smelly plants outside HIC: Do the benefits outweigh the assault on our nostrils?

Ever notice a strange odor around HIC? There's a reason for it
Noël Waltz, Copy Editor October 2, 2019

Students have noticed a strange smell on their commute between classes, particularly concentrated near the gardens outside of the Health Innovation Center. The university paid special attention to this...

Caylee Duncan demonstrating how to use the X-ray machine on Emma Huff in the HIC.

Health Innovation Center boasts modern classrooms

Sirena Cunningham, Contributor September 13, 2018

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...

President Ashish Vaidya speaks at the launch for the Honors College inside the Health Innovation Center on Sept. 5, 2018. Honors is housed in Founders Hall, now connected to the HIC.

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor September 6, 2018
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.

Celebrating progress: Final beam laid for Health Innovation Center

Hannah Hagedorn , Contributor September 8, 2016

A long, steel, bright yellow beam sat before the NKU campus community. Signatures from students, faculty and staff were scribbled over the yellow paint before the beam was lifted atop the structure that...

Health Innovation Center makes headway

Health Innovation Center makes headway

Health Innovation Center construction on time despite rainy summer
Mackenzie Manley , News Editor August 22, 2016

With the structural steel frame set to be completed by mid-September, students filing into campus for the upcoming fall semester will be able to see the progress that’s been made on the Health Innovation...

Northern Kentucky University broke ground on the Health Innovation Center fall of 2015.

GALLERY: NKU breaks ground on Health Innovation Center

Abby Anstead , News Editor October 21, 2015

Labs that simulate emergency situations will be classrooms for students in health professions, high-tech mannequins will serve as patients for real-world practice and innovative technology will help students...

First-year nursing students transfer a mannequin in a skills lab.

HIC to offer learning through collaboration

Abby Anstead , News Editor September 29, 2015

Labs that simulate an operating room, mannequins that can be programmed to stop breathing and exam rooms to evaluate standardized patients are all possibilities of the new Health Innovation Center. Students...

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