Category Archives: General Information

University Archivist Receives State Historical Publication Award for Book

University Archivist Lois Hamill has been selected as the recipient of a 2013 Kentucky History Award for her book Archives for the Lay Person: a Guide to Managing Cultural Collections. The Kentucky History Awards, given by the Kentucky Historical Society, … Continue reading

Posted in events, General Information | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Welcome back, NKU students!

We hope the 2013-2014 school year has gotten off to a great start for all our new and returning students! We came across a fun blog to help you answer some of college life’s most pressing questions. Hope you find … Continue reading

Posted in General Information, Special Collections | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Pass the Word

Check out our guest post “Gambling, Prostitution and Collusion! Oh my!” about crime and civic reform in Newport during the 1950s and 1960s on Pass the Word’s blog at http://history.gov/north-ky-crimey.k/. Complete the Pass the Word Challenge accompanying the post for a … Continue reading

Posted in General Information, Special Collections | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NEH Grant will help NKU Preserve Region’s History

Northern Kentucky University has received a $50,000 National Endowment for the Humanities Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections planning grant to evaluate the environmental climate in which the W. Frank Steely Library’s Eva G. Farris Special Collections and Schlachter University Archives stores … Continue reading

Posted in General Information | Leave a comment

Celebrating Dreams: The Presidency of James C. Votruba

Posted in Exhibits, General Information, University Archives | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Photography students use University Archives photos in creative exhibit

Last November, students in Professor Chris Smith’s Applied Photography class visited the Schlachter University Archives for a creative assignment. “Because of the radical changes in the appearance of NKU from 1968 to the present,” Professor Smith “thought a ‘re-photographic study’ … Continue reading

Posted in General Information | Leave a comment

U.S. Constitution Day Event: Sept. 14, 2011 at 7pm

The United States Constitution has withstood the test of time for more than two centuries as our nation’s charter of government and the guarantor of our liberties. In 2005, a federal law sponsored by Senator Robert Byrd declared September 17 … Continue reading

Posted in General Information | Tagged , , | Leave a comment