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College of Law extending reach through unique program to improve instruction in international classrooms

Post date: 05/17/2017 - 9:43am
Seven international students who are on a mission to improve legal education in their home countries will be among the graduates when the Ohio Northern University College of Law holds its commencement ceremony on May 21. Six law instructors from Kosovo and one from Afghanistan have spent the 2016-...


College of Pharmacy earns grant to provide hepatitis C virus screening for Hardin County residents

Post date: 05/11/2017 - 9:14am
The Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy has been awarded a 2017 National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation Excellence in Pharmacy Education Scholarship. The $20,000 grant will support a two-year program to utilize the college’s Mobile Health Clinic to screen 1,000...


Upcoming commencement exercises to celebrate student achievement

Post date: 05/09/2017 - 8:04am
Ohio Northern University will celebrate the success of its students during upcoming commencement exercises in the ONU Sports Center Field House. ONU President Daniel DiBiasio will preside over the ceremonies. The College of Pharmacy and undergraduate colleges will hold their ceremonies on May 14...


Student-led political activities earn ONU ‘Voter Friendly Campus’ designation

Post date: 05/08/2017 - 8:01am
Ohio Northern University has been designated a “Voter Friendly Campus” by the Voter Friendly Campus initiative, which encourages college students to participate in the political process. ONU is part of a select group of universities nationwide to earn this honor and one of only eight campuses in...


Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law ranks first in state for first-time bar passage

Post date: 05/02/2017 - 9:19am
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law ranks first among Ohio law schools for first-time bar passage. In the results for the February bar exam released by the Ohio Supreme Court on April 28, Ohio Northern ranked first among Ohio law schools in first-time bar passage with a rate of 88...


ONU student earns prestigious Newman Civic Fellowship

Post date: 04/27/2017 - 9:56am
In recognition of his community engagement, Ohio Northern University student Zachary Bragg of Vandalia, Ohio, has been selected as a Newman Civic Fellow. Bragg is among 273 students nationwide to earn the prestigious one-year fellowship, which is sponsored by Campus Compact, a group working to...


ONU students distinguish themselves in recent competitions

Post date: 04/26/2017 - 8:20am
Ohio Northern University students continue to distinguish themselves through their academic and creative exploits. ONU students recently earned honors in the disciplines of accounting and finance, mathematics, and poetry. Although the achievements were in three distinct fields, they share the...


Ohio Northern University to host musical events

Post date: 04/24/2017 - 9:29am
Ohio Northern University Wind Orchestra to present concert The Ohio Northern University Wind Orchestra will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. on April 28 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. This is the opening concert of the annual ONU Spring Band Festival, now in its 42nd year. The Wind...


Engineering students selected to participate in University Innovation Fellows program

Post date: 04/20/2017 - 8:03am
Four Ohio Northern University students have been selected as University Innovation Fellows (UIF) by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. The Smull College of Engineering students are Jared Emerson of Lakeview, Ohio; Jeanne Graessle of Chesapeake, Va.; Daniel Musci of North...


Business student and faculty member win Outstanding Paper Award at professional conference

Post date: 04/19/2017 - 8:30am
A paper presented by Ohio Northern University student Alexander Klouvas, a junior accounting major from Fort Wayne, Ind., and Dexter Woods, professor of business administration, won the award for the outstanding paper published in the proceedings of the Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business...


Speaker to discuss hospitals and patient surveys during upcoming talk

Post date: 04/11/2017 - 8:07am
Leslie A. Theis will discuss “Embracing the patient: How hospitals can and should capitalize on CAHPS patient surveys” at 6:30 p.m. on April 18 in James F. Dicke Hall room 230 at Ohio Northern University. The event is free and open to the public. Theis, a registered nurse, is performance...


ONU’s nursing program makes the mark in preparing students for their careers

Post date: 04/06/2017 - 8:17am
Ohio Northern University’s nursing program is making the grade in its ability to successfully prepare students for rewarding careers. RegisteredNursing.org recently ranked ONU’s nursing program as second among 84 programs in the state. The ranking analyzes several factors and is based largely on...


Panel discussion to address heroin epidemic from variety of perspectives

Post date: 03/30/2017 - 8:04am
An upcoming panel discussion at Ohio Northern University will take a multi-faceted look at the heroin problem that continues to wreak havoc. “The heroin epidemic: Responses of law enforcement and health care professionals” will be held at 7 p.m. on April 5 in the Forum of James F. Dicke Hall. It is...


United States Court of Appeals for Armed Forces to hear oral arguments at College of Law

Post date: 03/29/2017 - 8:00am
The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces will hear oral arguments at Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law at 2 p.m. on April 5 in the Large Moot Courtroom. This is the court’s first time holding session at an Ohio law school.   The case will be held before a five-judge...


ONU’s PRSSA chapter to host social media workshop

Post date: 03/28/2017 - 7:57am
A workshop to help area professionals sharpen their social media skills will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 8 in the Hakes-Pierstorf Family Pharmacy Education Center Building, rooms 157 and 158, at Ohio Northern University. The cost of the daylong workshop, including lunch, is $150 for...


Shirley and Lee Stockton’s gift pushes engineering campaign closer to goal

Post date: 03/24/2017 - 7:55am
Lee Stockton’s legacy of contributing to the success of Ohio Northern University’s engineering students continues with a recent lead gift he and his wife, Shirley, made to the University’s “Campaign for Engineering: Building Impact at ONU.” The endeavor will help fund a new building for the T.J....


Michael Prescott to deliver Lovett Distinguished Lecture

Post date: 03/23/2017 - 8:22am
Michael Prescott, president of U.S. Bank’s Cincinnati market, will deliver the Carroll V. Lovett Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. on March 28 in the forum of Ohio Northern University’s James F. Dicke Hall. The title of his talk is “What I didn’t learn from textbooks.” The talk is free and open to...


Detroit Symphony Orchestra string trio to perform at Ohio Northern University

Post date: 03/22/2017 - 8:36am
A string trio from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will present a concert at 8 p.m. on March 27 in the Snyder Recital Hall of Presser Hall at Ohio Northern University. The trio consists of Eric Nowlin, Yoonshin Song and Wei Yu. The concert is free and open to the public. Nowlin is the...


Human rights advocate Juan Mendez to talk at ONU

Post date: 03/20/2017 - 8:48am
Globally recognized human rights expert Juan E. Mendez will discuss “The status of torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment in the United States and world today” at 11:30 a.m. on March 31 in the the Forum inside James F. Dicke Hall at Ohio Northern University. The talk is...


Gospel Ensemble to celebrate legacy in upcoming 30th anniversary concert

Post date: 03/16/2017 - 8:30am
Ohio Northern University’s Gospel Ensemble has proved that diversity and inclusion are themes that stand the test of time. The singing group, which was founded in fall 1987 for a one-time performance, will perform its 30-year anniversary concert at 4 p.m. on April 2 in the McIntosh Center Ballroom...