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Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Northern Kentucky University would like to recognize our community of students, faculty, staff and alumni. Read the latest NKU Magazine articles. View the full calendar of events.

New Cardiovascular Perfusion Program

The College of Health and Human Services has announced a new Master of Science in Cardiovascular Perfusion degree program, a first in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. In this exciting new program, students will learn how to safely operate and maintain patient circulatory and respiratory function with the use of the heart-lung machine and other cardiopulmonary assist devices. Learn more about the CHHS program.

Democracy & the Press lecture on March 3

Join Associated Press journalists Julio Cortez, Kim Johnson Flodin, and Andrew Harnik in conversation about how the free press plays an essential role in creating an informed democracy. Register now at

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  • 31 Wise Women of NKU

    31 Wise Women of NKU

    This year’s Women's History Month theme is "Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope," which honors the work of caregivers and frontline workers during the pandemic.

  • Dr. Holly Attar

    31 Wise Women: Dr. Holly Attar

    "Dr. Holly Attar has made an incredible impact on our campus and community! As director of NKU Music Prep, she works tirelessly to bring opportunities in the arts to the surrounding community, and she mentors undergraduate majors as they learn to work with children and other community members."

  • Elizabeth Rozin

    Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Rozin

    “The first time I toured campus, it felt like home—I could see myself being here. I didn’t get quite the same feeling anywhere else."

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