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5 Big Technology Trends

According to NCU faculty member Dr. Pamela Carter, big data, cloud computing, social media, smart machines, and mobile computing are the five big technology trends of the moment.
“The impact of just these five trends is overwhelming,” notes Dr. Carter. “Businesses now really have to focus on how to leverage these technologies.”

What’s Important in a Recovering Economy?

Dr. Smith, Dean of the School of Business and Technology Management at NCUDr. Smith, Dean of the School of Business and Technology Management at NCU 

 

Why Do We Love Our Favorite Sports Teams?

Thomas Pucci Face paint? Check. Foam finger? Got it! Vanity license plate cryptically revealing your love for your favorite team? Done!

Stage 4, Yak Attack Update

Congratulations Rob on your 2:30:19 Stage 4 finish (8th place)!

Who's Laughing Now? NCU's Dr. Greg Hickman Discusses Humor in the Workplace

Do you want to be more productive at work or find a way to release the stress that can sometimes overwhelm you? Dr. Greg Hickman of Northcentral University explains how humor can impact stress and increase productivity in the workplace.

NCU Students Check in Before Yak Attack Starts!

The Northcentral University p/b Nepali Tea Traders cycling team is finally together in Kathmandu! It has taken almost a year of preparation, but the team is finally all in Nepal, with the Yak Attack less than a week away. Excitement is high as other racers trickle into the city from all over the world. Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, Sweden, Japan, Nepal and America are only some of the nations represented in the race.

Final Tune Up!

Final Tune Up!

NCU students Robert Burnett and Thor Loechell tune up before the Yak Attack race begins on March 1.

What is the Oxford Learning Model?

Are you familiar with the Japanese proverb, “Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher?”

While books are essential to learning, education today depends on the ability to apply what you learn. And who better to illustrate how to apply what you learn than a teacher with abundant academic and professional experience?

Such was the foundation of the Oxford Learning Model. Deeply rooted in the distinguished halls of British higher education, the overarching theme of the Oxford Learning Model is the concept of mentoring.

NCU students, and Denver Residents, Robert Burnett and Thor Loechell, Tackle the 2013 Yak Attack

Rob Burnett has been racing bikes for the past eight years, mostly on the road, and races for an elite amateur team in Denver, CO. When Rob isn't racing, he loves to travel, particularly to Nepal. Thor Loechell has been an avid amateur cyclist for the past 13 years, with experience on both the road and dirt.

Online Research Best Practices – Database Search

Online library databases may allow instant access to just about any subject you could need for your research, but when a simple keyword search turns up more than a hundred thousand results…too much information can be a bad thing. Who has the time to slog through that much data to find relevant resource material? Let’s look at several ways to focus our database search resulting in less wasted time and more useful information.

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