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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,...

No Bones About It: Evolutionary Studies is Skeletons of Fun

No Bones About It: Evolutionary Studies is Skeletons of Fun

Caitlyn Helton, Contributor February 27, 2020

The evolutionary studies minor at NKU fuses anthropology and various natural sciences to build a complete picture of the evolutionary history of the world and the creatures inhabiting it. The wide array...

CINSAMs STEM Outreach Director Ella Bowling and school students.

Breathing life into classrooms with STEM

Rachel Smith, Staff Reporter December 5, 2019

Termites. Toads. Mealworms. Madagascar hissing cockroaches. These animals are considered pests in a home, but in P-12 science classes across Kentucky and Ohio, they are essential teaching tools for NKU’s...

Quynh Nguyen works in a lab inside the science center.

National science grant makes scholarships ‘SOAR’

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...

Kathleen Roberts is the Senior Advisor to the President for Inclusive Excellence.

NKU trends toward diversity

Josh Goad, Reporter March 21, 2018

Dr. Kathleen Roberts serves as NKU’s Senior Advisor to the President for Inclusive Excellence. From her office at the top of the Lucas Administrative Center she coordinates with staff and faculty across...

Kelsey Klinefelter is a biology major. Despite feeling as if STEM fields can be dominated by men, she finds power in female role models.

NKU hosts its first STEM-EXPO

Leonard Ivey , Reporter September 28, 2016

Whether you’ve set your sights on the stars above, the ground below, or even the ocean floor, there’s a club for you at NKU. To prove it, NKU’s Center for Integrative Natural Science and Mathematics...

Equal rights group tries to patch ‘leaky pipeline’

Andrea Carter, Staff Writer August 11, 2014

The Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative (KGSC) at NKU is seeking to change the problem of underrepresentation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM) careers. KGSC is a branch...

Stem Majors switch gears

Stem Majors switch gears

Roxanna Blevins, Assignment editor February 1, 2012

Many individuals will begin to pursue college degrees that they will not complete. Of the 2,211 students who enrolled as freshman at Northern Kentucky University in fall 2010, 1,466, or 66.3 percent, returned...

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