The Northerner

Was it safe to return to campus? Faculty and health experts weigh in

Students entering and exiting the SU on Wednesday.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

September 23, 2020

Several universities have opened for the Fall 2020 semester, leading many to express health concerns related to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. While even the near future is shadowed in uncertainty, members of Northern Kentucky University attempt to shed light on campus safety during a global pandemic. Why ...

Officials talk about campus cleanliness, dining, working in a pandemic

NKU's Student Union.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

July 30, 2020

University officials answered questions about working, cleaning, dining, recreation center and what campus looks like in a pandemic in a Zoom conference on Wednesday  Work, class and campus interaction  To ensure that the campus is protecting itself from being at risk of the COVID-19 virus, Lor...

Coronavirus, race discussed at faculty panel

The bike share rack outside Starbucks.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

June 26, 2020

In a panel led by Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Darryl Peal, NKU faculty and administration talked about coronavirus, racism and future steps for improvement. Coronavirus related issues The panel opened with a discussion on how coronavirus has shaped how the Northern Kentucky econom...

Health Innovation Center: Bevin, Vaidya cut ribbon at dedication

NKU Provost Sue Ott Rowlands, NKU President Ashish Vaidya, Governor Matt Bevin, NKU Board of Regents Chair Lee Scheben and NKU nursing student Cayla Destafani at the Health Innovation Center dedication Oct. 17, 2018.

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2018

The governor, state and NKU officials dedicated the Health Innovation Center on Wednesday.

Education, care go hand-in-hand for Health Innovation director

Valerie Hardcastle, executive director of the Institute for Health Innovation.

Josh Goad, Reporter

April 9, 2018

“She was a woman with a vision,” Dr. Valerie Gray Hardcastle said of her grandmother. ”Her vision was that the sons would get a college education and that was there way out of this abject poverty and the daughters would marry someone with a college education.” Hardcastle, NKU’s first executive...

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Valerie Hardcastle