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VIDEO: University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine campus in Highland Heights

Gracie Holland, Contributor November 27, 2023

In 2019, the University of Kentucky's College of Medicine unveiled the Highland Heights campus, which sits directly on NKU's campus.

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NKU announces that classes will move online amid coronavirus concerns

Billy Keeney, News Editor March 11, 2020

Due to the nationwide outbreak of coronavirus, known officially as COVID-19, NKU announced that spring break will be extended through Saturday, March 21, and a majority of instruction will transition to...

NKUs Health Innovation Center.

Forbes ranks NKU on list of top U.S. colleges

Daniel Jones, Contributor August 30, 2018
Northern Kentucky University has once again been named a top college in Forbes’ annual  ranking of 650 total public and private U.S. colleges.
Calvin Murphy (18) reacts to his missed shot in the 87th minute that could have tied the game for the Norse.

GALLERY: Norse fall to UK 0-1 in exhibition

Colin Johnson, Photo Editor August 23, 2018
The Norse men's soccer team fell 1-0 against the Kentucky Wildcats.
Jake Richmond rounds first base trying to stretch a single into a double.

Walks, hit batters lead to Norse defeat in Lexington

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor May 16, 2017

Lexington, KY- After being down just 3-1 in the sixth inning, the NKU Norse fell to the University of Kentucky 10-1 at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The Norse fall to 21-31 on the season while the nationally ranked...

Outfielder Ava Lawson throws the ball back into the infield to keep runners from advancing .

Norse softball falls to No. 16 Kentucky

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor March 29, 2017

The NKU softball team lost 2-1 to No. 16 Kentucky on Wednesday. The loss brings the Norse to 6-20 on the season, and 1-5 at home. Kentucky advances to 23-6 on the season. NKU's Charlie Nolen pitched...

WATCH: Get ready for the big game: NKU vs. UK

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor March 16, 2017

A look at the Wildcats Kentucky is currently ranked fifth in the nation by the Associated Press with a 26-5 record in the regular season. The Wildcats won the SEC regular season and postseason championship,...

WATCH: Allegiances tested for UK fans in Norse Nation

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor March 15, 2017

A simple stroll through the campus of Northern Kentucky University will reveal a wide variety of sports allegiances. While most students wear the apparel of the black and gold of the Norse, a large amount...

UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto (left), NKU President Geoffrey Mearns (center) and St. Elizabeth Health President Garren Colvin (right) during Mondays press conference.

NKU, UK and St. Elizabeth to partner on regional medical school

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2017

Northern Kentucky University will partner with St. Elizabeth Healthcare and the University of Kentucky to develop a UK regional medical school campus at NKU. NKU and UK made the joint announcement during...

UKs Memorial Hall.

EDITORIAL: We stand with UK’s Kentucky Kernel

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor September 2, 2016

The University of Kentucky, the largest public university in the Commonwealth, filed a lawsuit Wednesday against its own student newspaper. UK filed a lawsuit against its own students. Students who are...

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