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The reality of women in informatics today

The reality of women in informatics today

Lilly Boden, Contributor February 22, 2022

In 2020, Northern Kentucky University was ranked number one in the state for awarding the most Computer Science degrees to women. But according to College Factual, for NKU in the 2019-2020 academic year,...

NKUs Informatics+ supports innovative research that connects students to regional and global initiatives and leverage informations power. (Provided by NKU)

Video and sports projects receive NKU grants

Rachel Smith, News Editor August 27, 2020

Student-driven video and sports projects have received grant funding through NKU’s Informatics+ center, officials announced via email today. The projects, Science Around Cincy and the Know Rivalry Project,...

WLWT Reporter and NKU alumnus Dan Griffin talks with electronic media and broadcasting students in Griffin Halls Digitorium.

From EMB to in front of the camera: NKU alum reports in Cincinnati

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2019

Dan Griffin was in seventh grade home economics class when he first realized he wanted to become a news reporter. He remembers learning how to sew pillows when a teacher burst into his classroom, tears...

NKU Informatics hosted a Q&A with Pixar character supervisor Christian Hoffman on Tuesday in Griffin Hall.

Pixar designer breathes life into “Coco” in Digitorium

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor November 8, 2017
Christian Hoffman, character supervisor at Pixar, shared film clips and concept art for the studio’s latest animated feature “Coco” in the Digitorium on Tuesday.
NKU students Nathanael Long and Nick Mester and Allyson Frame (front) received cybersecurity scholarships as part of a partnership between US Bank and NKU.

US Bank, NKU partner for 3 cybersecurity scholarships

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor October 27, 2016

When describing the scope of his position at US Bank, Jason Witty sounded more like a meteorologist than a bank executive. “We have to think in terms of the chief information security officer being...

NKU students shoot photos for the final Luminosity event.

NKU students show off at final Luminosity

Sydney Wege, Contributor August 6, 2016

For the past few years, the tri-state area has experienced Lumenocity, a live illuminated light show to the music of the Cincinnati Pops and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.  To help with this, Lumenocity...

Branden Middendorf tests out the Oculus Rift.

Oculus Rift virtually makes the future a reality

Lizzie Kibler, Staff Reporter August 20, 2014

If you have ever been on the third floor of Griffin Hall, you have probably passed the innovation gallery and wondered what was going on in there. Some have referred to it as a 'tech playground,' but there...

Associate dean working to close  ‘gender gap’ in computer science

Associate dean working to close ‘gender gap’ in computer science

Silvana Hill, Staff writer September 19, 2013

“This is what I’ve learned: You don’t say anything about it,” said Maureen Doyle to summarize her experience as a woman in the male-dominated fi eld of computer science. “People will ask me,...

Athletics app keeps fans updated

Athletics app keeps fans updated

Brook Clifford, Staff writer April 3, 2013

NKU Athletics and Information Technology (IT) recently collaborated with the Center for Applied Informatics (CAI) to create a mobile application for the iOS and Android programs installed on cell phones....

Informatics faculty, staff show off in art show

Informatics faculty, staff show off in art show

Mac Payton, Staff writer April 3, 2013

Last Friday, faculty and staff from the College of Informatics gathered in the advising center in Griffin Hall for the opening of a gallery featuring the works of seven faculty and staff members. J....

Across the University 4/4/2012

April 3, 2012

NKU grad becomes VP at Fifth Third A Northern Kentucky University graduate was recently promoted to one of five vice president positions at Fifth Third Bancorp in Downtown Cincinnati. Stephanie Mason,...

Series brings new light to comm. and media

Shelby Rodgers, Contributing writer February 29, 2012

The Communication Department at Northern Kentucky University will be hosting nationally known speakers through the month of March in the Griffin Hall Digitorium. These speakers will present about different...

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