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 ...

Students who drink regularly more likely to underperform, says psych professor

Dr. Cecile Marczinski

Natalie Hamren, Assistant News Editor

April 27, 2018

According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 15.1 million adults ages 18 and older has had an alcohol use disorder.

Linking two worlds: how students and professors communicate digitally

Christine Curran, associate professor in the Biological Sciences department, uses texting in her labs classes.

Natalie Hamren, Reporter

October 7, 2017

As a kid, you may have believed the myth that teachers lived at school. Scrolling through Facebook today, your professor may pop up under “people you may know.” Two worlds--business and personal--were once separate; in today’s technological world, social media links them together. The “line...

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