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Video wall with MicroTiles in Digitorium one of two ‘wow’ systems to get national attention

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A story on video walls published by NewBay Media in New York this summer listed Northern Kentucky University’s “super-flexible video wall” inside the George and Ellen Rieveschl Digitorium as one of two “astounding” projection screens existing currently on university campuses. …

State council, university partnership for environmental ed host public meetings

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The Kentucky Environmental Education Council is joining with the Kentucky University Partnership for Environmental Education to host a series of public meetings in August for input on Kentucky’s five-year environmental education master plan. The meetings are scheduled for the times …

Weekly battles of NKU Dagorhir club both sport and game, with a lot of fun in between

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  By Nancy Curtis Special to KyForward   Epic sword battles are not exactly common on college campuses.   But on the Griffin Hall lawn at Northern Kentucky University, a group of young women and men gather together weekly to …

Transylvania hosts seminar on liberal arts
in 21st century; public invited to lectures

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A seminar will bring 17 educations and their passion for the liberal arts to Transylvania University this week for the 21st Century Liberal Education: A Contested Concept conference.   The ninth annual event will draw participants from top institutions, including …

NKU students, no matter their major, find summer internships invaluable experience

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By Ryan Clark Special to KyForward   Lee Epling always wondered what it was like to manage IT security in an active office environment. Epling, a 21-year-old computer information technology major from Catlettsburg, had become a star as captain of …

UK Opera to host another blockbuster ’14-’15 season with Sweeney Todd, Tales of Hoffman

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  By Whitney Hale Special to KyForward   For 2014-15, University of Kentucky Opera Theatre continues its streak of presenting blockbuster musical theatre in addition to its classical opera programming.   UK Opera Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s maniacal masterpiece Sweeney …

‘Very different approach’ to mosquito control uses natural bacterium instead of chemicals

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  By Carl Nathe and Amy Jones Timoney Special to KyForward   Who would have thought of mosquitoes being put to work to help decrease and control the mosquito population? University of Kentucky professor and researcher Stephen Dobson and his …

Daughter remembers musical parents, starts scholarship in their honor at Murray State

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  Curt and Marilyn Thompson Burklow had a tradition of musical accomplishment in their family. The Burklows are being honored for that tradition by family members and friends through the establishment of the Curtis and Marilyn Thompson Burklow Piano Scholarship …

Centre College, along with AARP, WAVE3 News, proposes McConnell, Grimes debate

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  Centre College in Danville, site of two U.S. vice presidential debates, is proposing to be the site of another high-profile debate, this time between Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and his Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes.   “We are …

Hard work and persistence pays off, takes student to top of his field in New York City

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  By Brian Connors Manke Special to KyForward     Originally from Indianapolis, Nathan Moore and his mother moved to Louisville when he was around 12. Growing up on both sides of the Mason-Dixon Line, Moore is somewhat conflicted as …