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Upcoming panel discussion to examine ‘Crime and the Constitution’

Post date: 09/18/2018 - 6:40am

“Crime and the Constitution” will be the theme of a panel discussion at 5 p.m. on Sept. 19 in the large moot court room (room 129) in the Ohio Northern University College of Law. The event, which observes Constitution Day, is free and open to the public.

The discussion will take a multi-...


Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to be performed at Freed Center

Post date: 09/17/2018 - 6:41am

Ohio Northern University’s Department of Theatre Arts will present “Romeo and Juliet” Sept. 27 through Sept. 30 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 through Sept. 29, with 2 p.m. matinee performances on Sept. 29 and Sept. 30.

William...


ONU students taking care of business in recent competitions

Post date: 09/12/2018 - 6:26am

Students in Ohio Northern University’s Dicke College of Business Administration distinguished themselves in recent national competitions.

These competitions extend education beyond the classroom and offer students the opportunity to apply theory to practice. They are an integral part of...


College rankings continue to recognize the high-quality ONU educational experience

Post date: 09/11/2018 - 6:12am

Outside sources confirm Ohio Northern University’s strong reputation. This fall, several ranking services again rank ONU among the best universities for offering an exceptional educational experience.

The rankings give high marks to Ohio Northern in a variety of categories. While the...


Naming of James Lehr Kennedy Engineering Building honors ONU’s heritage and future

Post date: 09/10/2018 - 5:49am

Ohio Northern University’s pioneering heritage, enterprising spirit and promising future converge with the naming of the University’s newest building: the James Lehr Kennedy Engineering Building. The first classes are scheduled to be held in fall 2019 in this innovative facility, which is...


Recent business graduates to share insights during panel discussion

Post date: 09/06/2018 - 6:11am

Four recent graduates of the Dicke College of Business Administration at Ohio Northern University will share their career and life stories during a panel discussion, “The First Five Years,” from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 10 in the forum of James F. Dicke Hall.

The event, which is free...


Trend Setters

Post date: 09/05/2018 - 8:30am

Above: Jenna Wojkowski, fourth-year pharmacy major

Increasingly, one of America’s finest hospitals is finding the pharmacy interns they need at ONU

Aspiring to work at the No. 2-ranked hospital in the United States is a lofty goal to set for yourself, but it’s totally within reach if...


Marvin Barnhart’s dedication to serving others continues with College of Pharmacy scholarship

Post date: 08/29/2018 - 8:21am

A life dedicated to service continues with the establishment of the Marvin E. Barnhart Endowed Pharmacy Scholarship at the Raabe College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University.

The scholarship fund, endowed by Marvin E. “Barney” Barnhart of Oakwood, Ohio, will provide financial...


Fionnuala Ni Aolain to discuss balance between security and human rights during ONU Law’s Kormendy Lecture

Post date: 08/27/2018 - 2:04pm

Fionnuala Ni Aolain will discuss “How can states counter terrorism while protecting human rights?” at 5 p.m. on Aug. 29 in the large moot courtroom (room 129) in the Ohio Northern University College of Law. Her talk, which is part of the law college’s Kormendy Lecture series, is free and open to...


ONU receives collaborative NSF grant to advance engineering activities for high school students

Post date: 08/20/2018 - 1:11pm

Ohio Northern University, in collaboration with Ohio State University and Olathe (Kansas) Northwest High School (ONWHS), has received a substantial grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to implement engineering design activities into high school science classrooms. The three-year...


Schedule of events set for Made in Ada Football Festival

Post date: 08/17/2018 - 7:31am

The schedule of events has been set for the third Made in Ada Football Festival on Aug. 25. The festival both celebrates Ada’s connection to the sport, as all footballs used in the National Football League are made in Ada’s Wilson Football Factory, and helps kick off the 2018 football season....


Opening events slated as Ohio Northern University begins 2018-19 academic year

Post date: 08/14/2018 - 7:15am

Ohio Northern University will put active learning and community involvement into practice with the annual Ada Community Engagement (ACE) Day event from 10 a.m. to noon on Aug. 18. The program is designed to engage incoming students with their college home and provide opportunities for ONU’s...


ONU lauded as best in state for employment rates of recent graduates, confirming value of distinct ONU education

Post date: 08/07/2018 - 7:19am

Ohio Northern University has been lauded as the best in the state for preparing students for success in their careers by the career-guidance site Zippia.

According to Zippia’s rankings, ONU is first in Ohio and third in the nation with a placement rate of 95.5 percent. The site gauged...


Children’s auditions slated for ‘The ONU Holiday Spectacular’ at ONU

Post date: 08/01/2018 - 7:06am

Ohio Northern University will hold children’s auditions for “The ONU Holiday Spectacular” at 1 p.m. on Sept. 9 in the campus’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Auditions will be held for singers and dancers ages 5 to 12. Those auditioning may be asked to sing and should be ready to...


Freed Center releases blockbuster 2018-19 season schedule

Post date: 07/31/2018 - 7:34am

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts has released the schedule for its 2018-19 season. 

The season includes “Romeo and Juliet” (Sept. 27-30), “The Wild Party” (for mature audiences, Oct. 18-21), the Homecoming performance of “Mystic India: The World Tour, A...


Made in Ada Football Festival will kick off season on Aug. 25

Post date: 07/30/2018 - 6:22am

Ada’s now-famous football drop is moving, but all the fun from the event continues.

Previously held on Super Bowl Eve, this year’s Made in Ada Football Festival moves to Aug. 25 in downtown Ada, according to Ada Area Chamber of Commerce.

The festival celebrates Ada’s remarkable...


Register your organization or business for ONU’s ACE Day

Post date: 07/20/2018 - 9:52am

Ohio Northern University is currently registering organizations, businesses and residents for its fifth annual Ada Community Engagement (ACE) Day to be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Aug. 18.

A partnership with the village of Ada, the ACE Day program provides opportunities for ONU’s first-...


Creative writing student earns prestigious study abroad scholarship

Post date: 07/17/2018 - 6:13am

Ohio Northern University student Olivia D’Agostino, of Williamstown, Mass., has earned a highly competitive scholarship to support a study abroad experience in Peru. D’Agostino, who was home-schooled, was one of just two recipients from approximately 130 applicants nationwide to receive the...


ONU big winner at Ohio Pharmacists Association annual meeting

Post date: 07/12/2018 - 3:46pm

Numerous Ohio Northern students, faculty members and alumni received awards at the Ohio Pharmacists Association’s (OPA) 140th Annual Conference. OPA, established in 1879, represents more than 4,000 pharmacists, pharmacy educator and pharmacy students throughout the state.

Faculty member...


Polar Bears prepared to fill patient needs

Post date: 07/12/2018 - 3:01pm

Trust. It’s a small word with huge implications, especially when it comes to pharmacy and health care.

For Jess Keller, PharmD ’18, trust was essential as she completed her Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs). Patients came to rely on her as a health care provider as she found...