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VIDEO: Norse Tech Bar

Duy Ngo, Zachary Baxter, and Jimi Dutton December 14, 2023

Having an issue with your technology? The Norse Tech Bar is here to help you resolve all of your technology problems.

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AI is changing how instructors approach education

Killian Baarlaer and Braden White February 27, 2023

We all know the dystopian motif where computers trump human ability and rule the world. Let us hold our horses before we escalate our fears. ChatGPT is a buzzy artificial intelligence product by the...

Club members gain hands-on experience working with devices within the Internet of Things.

How Norse IoT Club builds humidity sensors for Griffin Hall

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor February 10, 2023

On the first Monday after the new year, Chris Brewer walked into Griffin Hall and could not believe how humid it was. Though the building was not as heavily impacted by flooding over a frigid winter...

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...

The server system on the third floor of Griffin Hall.

The dangers of Cyberspace & how you can protect yourself

Noelle Horn, Contributor October 4, 2018

One day while browsing the internet a pop-up appears on your screen. The pop-up says to be from Microsoft and claims that a virus been found on your computer and that if immediate actions are not taken...

How Pokemon Go shapes the future of augmented reality

How Pokemon Go shapes the future of augmented reality

Dylan Tierney, Contributor August 29, 2016

The culmination of several factors helped make Pokemon Go the virtual phenomenon it has become. As a brand, Pokemon is steeped in millennial nostalgia while simultaneously  appealing to a younger demographic....

USA Today writer explains the importance of collaboration between scientists and journalists

Kassidy Stricklett, Reporter October 22, 2014

  On Oct. 22, NKU students and staff participated in a video conference with USA Today writer Alison Young. Young offered tips and resources for aspiring journalists and scientists on how to collaborate...

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,...

Technology, new features open at success center

Matt Spaulding, Contributing writer April 18, 2013

The new Student Success Center will celebrate its soft opening on April 22nd from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in its new home on the second floor of the University Center. President Mearns will speak at this...

IT tackles spotty wireless Internet service in University Housing

Danielle Wesley February 3, 2011

NKU did not always have wireless Internet access in every room in every building on campus. It wasn’t until the summer of 2009 that University Housing partnered with the Office of Information Technology...

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