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Intellectual property protection removed from contracts
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Intellectual property protection removed from contracts

Policy covering IP rights for faculty is being rewritten to better establish ownership of online courses The Intellectual Property Policy in the North Central University Faculty Manual and faculty teaching contracts is not present in the contracts issued for the 2016-2017 academic year. The statement affirming the Intellectual Property Policy has been removed without substitute...

How and why we reported on the Nelson termination
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How and why we reported on the Nelson termination

Matt Marciniec, Steven Carver and Kristin Wileman underwent a journalistic investigation to bring answers to the student body By Matt Marciniec, Steven Carver and Kristin Wileman   Almost six weeks ago, Dan and Kari Nelson were suddenly terminated. Most people had no indication as to what had happened. The only people who knew anything were...

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400 gallons of water flood Phillipps Hall

Residents of 1 West Phillipps displaced for remainder of semester while restoration takes place By Katie Lapinski and Steven Carver   Around 12:10 a.m. on Oct. 7, a Wednesday morning, the fire alarm system was tripped in Phillipps Hall. The tripped fire alarm automatically alerted the Minneapolis Fire Department. They arrived at North Central within...

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North Central introduces new Magnum Opus program

The new program offers a full degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a unique living experience, a redesigned general program, and an accelerated seven semester schedule   As far as offices go, Melanie Hurlbut’s office is fairly standard. There are some bookshelves, a desk holding two computers, an extra end table and chairs for visitors. On...

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Meet the Directors – Ben Murphy Interview

Every week, The Northerner will feature an article called Meet the Directors, an interview with a North Central Student Organization Director, introducing them and their organizations. This week, we have an interview with Ben Murphy, the co-President of Enactus.    Ben the Human Being Tell us about yourself.  I am from Kokomo, Indiana, raised in Chanhassen,...

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Letter from the Editor: New Year, New Visions

Over the summer, the people of America looked like my best friend if he lost all control of himself and got flat out drunk at the club. Really bad electronic music would be blaring, and he would be shouting random things that would make the people around him really angry. He and all his friends...

From the first note to the last
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From the first note to the last

North Central worship leaders Stephen Witt and Jake Felstow talk about “Burn the Ships,” their new worship album   It was summer time, and Stephen Witt and Jake Felstow were rooming together in Mensing Hall. They had been playing music and writing worship songs together when they began to speculate. Felstow asked, “what if we...

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From the first note to the last

Former and current One Accord members Stephen Witt and Jake Felstow talk about “Burn the Ships”, their new worship album   It was summer time, and Stephen Witt and Jake Felstow were rooming together in Mensing. They had been playing music and writing worship songs together when they began to speculate. Felstow asked, “what if...

North Central graduate program reaches accredidation
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North Central graduate program reaches accredidation

Higher Learning Commission impressed with hard work on proposal The graduate studies program at North Central has received accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) based on the improvements North Central made to the program. North Central’s graduate program was recommended for accreditation in a document received earlier this semester. The HLC first denied accreditation...