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Feature Story Alina Campan is NKU's inaugural STRAWS Professor of Computer Science.

Interview: How fake news spreads on social media

NKU Professor Alina Campan collaborates with faculty in NKU’s journalism, computer science, and statistics departments to understand the spreading of disinformation on social media.

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Welcome to Westwood, where residents are changing racial attitudes one conversation at a time

After years of racial division, the community is doing something about it.


Northern Kentucky Buzz NKU and Covington officials formally opened the Collaborative for Economic Engagement on Sept. 10.

NKU opens 'one-stop shop' for entrepreneurship at Innovation Alley

NKU wants to create a "front door" for entrepreneurial engagement and outreach, counseling and mentorship, and programming and education.

Northern Kentucky Buzz The Newport Racing & Gaming venue will be located in the Newport Shopping Center.

$38.4 million Newport Racing & Gaming will open Oct. 2

The project will provide 70 full time-equivalent jobs and will be operated by Louisville-based Churchill Downs Inc., owner of the legendary racetrack in that city.


Feature Story Maysville native Rosemary Clooney is the subject of a wall-size mural in Over-the-Rhine.

These women created legacies in the region's arts landscape that still thrive today

In a series of short profiles, a new book spotlights about a dozen women who were instrumental in founding or supporting arts organizations in Northern Kentucky.

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From toilet paper to testing, supply chain innovation could keep the pandemic economy working

Pre-COVID, you probably never thought about "the backbone of the economy," or the complex path between suppliers and consumers. Now, local businesses are looking at this as an opportunity to address those gaps with new designs, new technology, and new partnerships.

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Moving Forward — together — in Camp Washington

In many neighborhoods, gentrification leaves longstanding residents out of the occasion. But in this neighborhood, everyone is invited to have a seat at the table.


Northern Kentucky Buzz MORTAR Entrepreneurship Academy uses video of established business experts to train budding entrepreneurs.

MORTAR brings its crash course in starting a business to Northern Kentucky

It's an education in the challenges facing entrepreneurs, including writing a business plan, branding and marketing, finances, legal issues, distribution, and operations.

Northern Kentucky Buzz DHL has invested hundreds of millions since 2009 in its hub at CVG.

Rapid growth in online shopping drives the addition of 650 jobs at DHL's air hub

The hiring surge is a result of the dramatic rise in shipment volumes due to the increase in online shopping during the pandemic.

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Playwright Roger Collins’ surrealist story about a traffic stop goes virtual

He was inspired by the knowledge that, out of nearly 50,000 traffic stops carried out in the U.S. every day, many of them are not “routine” and end tragically.  

Feature Story A rendering of proposed improvements to Covington's Innovation Alley.

More than a mere shortcut, Innovation Alley is a hub of entrepreneurship that is about to grow again

Innovation Alley is continuing to evolve, and as it does, so will Northern Kentucky’s environment for entrepreneurship.

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Residents, old and new, find a home and livelihood in welcoming Camp Washington

For those who have lived in the neighborhood since birth, there’s no other place to call home. And in the past few years, newer Campers are learning why.


Northern Kentucky Buzz NKU's Institute for Health Innovation has launched a plan to reduce opioid overdoses in two rural communities.

With opioid overdoses rising again, a new plan emerges to improve access to treatment in rural areas

Northern Kentucky University’s Institute for Health Innovation has launched a plan to reduce opioid overdoses among those who come into contact with law enforcement in two high-risk rural communities.  


Northern Kentucky Buzz SoCap Accelerate is looking for new health care ideas, the kind that Covington's Gravity Diagnostics works on.

In search of life-changing ideas: Health innovation accelerator open for applications

SoCap says it seeks companies with strong teams who have the grit and hustle necessary to grow and scale.

Northern Kentucky Buzz This year's event will look different, but still provide innovative ideas and authentic storytelling.

TEDxCincinnati pivots to drive-in event

The Holiday Auto Theatre will host the first virtual Main Stage with innovative speakers and, of course, concessions.


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& Co. [VIDEO] featuring Rebekah Kik, Dir. Community Planning and Development in Kalamazoo, MI

The final & Co. installment - a limited series focused on COVID-19 and the impact on cities - features Rebekah Kik, the Director of Community Planning and Economic Development from Kalamazoo, MI, who is leading the charge by revising city strategies during the crisis.

Feature Story The CEO of FEAM Aero sees an ongoing need for skilled aircraft technicians at CVG.

When will the region's economy recover? CEOs shared their forecasts

Northern Kentucky Tri-ED spoke to 20 business leaders in the fields of manufacturing, food, life sciences, health care, aviation, technology, real estate, and financial services who agreed to share some of their experiences and expectations in this most unusual of years.

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Camp Washington residents create a brighter future

In this gritty, quirky neighborhood, citizens are working together from the ground up — literally — to invest in community development.

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Home away from home: The changing workplace

Offices naturally transform with the trends. But how will that look in a post-COVID world?

Northern Kentucky Buzz The 23-acre IRS site is considered one of the biggest redevelopment opportunities east of the Mississippi.

'Now we own it.' Major IRS site plan moves forward

The vision includes a restored street grid, a levee park, a community plaza for festivals, and a mix of offices, retail shops, and housing.

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