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Celebrate 25 years of dance with the Choreographers’ Showcase performance

Post date: 01/17/2019 - 7:01am

The Department of Theatre Arts at Ohio Northern University will present the Choreographers’ Showcase Spring Dance Performance on Feb. 2 and Feb. 3 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 2, and 2 p.m. on Feb. 3.

This concert will be a...


Michael Benitez to discuss diversity leadership during annual MLK celebration event

Post date: 01/14/2019 - 6:19am

Michael Benitez will be the keynote speaker for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 7 p.m. on Jan. 22 in the English Chapel at Ohio Northern University. The event is free and open to the public.

The theme of this year’s talk is “The time is always now: Upholding legacies...


Pharmacy scholarship fund continues Senff family’s legacy of service

Post date: 01/09/2019 - 6:21am

The establishment of the Richard L. Senff Memorial Pharmacy Scholarship Fund at Ohio Northern University will continue the Senff family’s legacy of service to Wayne County and their alma mater.

The scholarship fund is named in honor of the late Richard L. Senff of Wooster, Ohio, who...


ONU faculty members, county court official collaborate on drug addiction paper

Post date: 12/06/2018 - 6:02am

Ohio Northern University faculty members Keith Durkin and Tristin Kilgallon, along with county court official Wade Melton, have authored a paper that examines the impact of the drug problem on Hardin County. The paper, “The perfect storm: The prevalence of co-occurring mental disorders in a...


Support for Study Abroad

Post date: 12/05/2018 - 3:36pm

Phyllis Howser Scholp understands the impact that living in another country – even for a short period of time – can have on an entire life. Early in her teaching career, Scholp taught at a U.S. Air Force base in Japan. During that year, she traveled extensively within Japan as well as to...


Ohio Northern University Symphony and Wind Orchestra to present concert

Post date: 12/05/2018 - 5:46am

The Ohio Northern University Symphony and Wind Orchestra will present a concert at 4 p.m. on Dec. 9 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

The program begins as the ONU Wind Orchestra, conducted by Antoine Clark, pays homage to the ceremonial kindling of light during the holidays...


ONU team wins award for position paper at American Model United Nations Conference

Post date: 12/04/2018 - 6:20am

A team of Ohio Northern University students won a position paper award for a project they developed for representing the delegation of Belgium at the recent American Model United Nations Conference in Chicago. The competitive effort required the students to immerse themselves into issues...


ONU African Drumming and Dance Ensemble performs at national music conference

Post date: 11/20/2018 - 6:15am

Members of the Ohio Northern University African Drumming and Dance Ensemble were chosen to perform at the recent National Association for Music Educators (NafME) conference in Dallas. The ensemble, which consists of nine students, was one of only seven groups invited to perform at the convention...


Ohio Northern University students expand horizons while performing with Lima Symphony Orchestra

Post date: 11/12/2018 - 12:19pm

Several select Ohio Northern University students had the opportunity to display their talents on a larger stage when they performed with the Lima Symphony Orchestra during the recent “American Elegance” program in Lima’s Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center.

A total of 14 ONU...


Army veteran to speak at Veterans Day event

Post date: 11/05/2018 - 6:13am

Keith E. Harman will deliver remarks during a Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony at 11 a.m. on Nov. 12 at the Henry Solomon Lehr Statue at the front of the Ohio Northern University campus. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in Presser Hall.

Harman is immediate past...


Ohio Northern presents Young Alumni awards

Post date: 11/01/2018 - 6:20am

Ohio Northern University alumni Elizabeth Ekole and Brendan Thompson are the latest recipients of the William L. Robinson Young Alumni Award from their alma mater. The award was established by the ONU Alumni Association to honor individuals who have graduated from the University in the last 15...


Pharmacy students partnering with Delphos business to provide health outreach services, gain practical experience

Post date: 10/29/2018 - 6:48am

The Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy is partnering with an area independent pharmacy to provide resources to the business while giving practical experience to its students.

Several fourth-year ONU pharmacy students will provide services at Delphos Discount Drugs, beginning...


ONU Marching Band to present annual Band-O-Rama concert

Post date: 10/24/2018 - 6:29am

The Ohio Northern University Marching Band will celebrate the 2018 season during its annual “Band-O-Rama” concert at 4 p.m. on Oct. 28 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

The band will perform selections from its program, “9-0,” which features music associated with the 1990s....


Pharmacy faculty member earns Civic Leader Award

Post date: 10/23/2018 - 8:19am

Ohio Northern University faculty member Amy Fanous received the 2018 Civic Leader Award during the recent Next-Generation Pharmacists ceremony in Boston, Mass. Fanous, who earned her PharmD from ONU in 2012, is director of the Ohio Northern University HealthWise Mobile Clinic.

The Civic...


Array of activities to make Homecoming a memorable moment in time

Post date: 10/19/2018 - 5:57am

Ohio Northern University has a series of events planned for Homecoming weekend Oct. 26 through Oct. 28. The annual event offers a special time for former students to return to campus, relive cherished memories, visit with lifelong friends and reconnect with their alma mater.

The full...


Forum will address strategies for combating drug problem’s impact on workforce

Post date: 10/18/2018 - 6:04am

A forum to address “Repopulating our workforce: Labor initiatives to address our drug crisis” will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 25 in the Dicke Hall Forum at Ohio Northern University. The event is free and open to the public.

Panelists will include Jon Cross, president and CEO of the...


Acclaimed wolf biology expert to deliver Keiser Distinguished Lecture

Post date: 10/17/2018 - 6:02am

Douglas Smith, Ph.D., will discuss “Yellowstone wolves: Restoring wildness to the world’s first national park” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 23 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at Ohio Northern University. The talk, which is part of the Keiser Distinguished Lecture Series in Life Sciences at...


‘Mystic India: The World Tour’ to perform with the ONU Dance Company

Post date: 10/16/2018 - 11:47am

The Department of Theatre Arts of Ohio Northern University will present ‘Mystic India: The World Tour’ with the ONU Dance Company at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

‘Mystic India: The World Tour, A Bollywood Dance Spectacular’ includes a special guest...


ONU Wind Orchestra presents ‘An American Tribute’

Post date: 10/15/2018 - 6:16am

The Ohio Northern University Wind Orchestra will present “An American Tribute” at 4 p.m. on Oct. 21 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Director Antoine T. Clark will conduct the program, which will feature works by George Gershwin, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein....


Award-winning author Sam Quinones to speak about opioid crisis

Post date: 10/12/2018 - 5:49am

Sam Quinones, author of “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” will deliver a talk at noon Oct. 18 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at Ohio Northern University. The talk is free and open to the public.

“Dreamland,” which was published in 2015, chronicles how...