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ONU robotics team wins gold award at robotics competition

Post date: 05/08/2018 - 1:38pm

The ONU Department of Technological Studies’ robotics team received a gold award at the recent National Robotics Challenge in Marion, Ohio.

ONU’s robotics team built an automated manufacturing work cell that produces fidget spinners from raw materials. They used a robotic arm to load and...

ONU Beta Alpha Psi team recognized for best practices

Post date: 05/08/2018 - 11:47am

Eight members of Ohio Northern’s Mu Delta chapter participated in the Beta Alpha Psi (BAΨ) Midwest Regional Meeting from March 23-24 in Ann Arbor, Mich. The conference was highlighted by Ohio Northern’s BAΨ team winning the “Best Practices” competition. The team presented “Branding Your Chapter...

Upcoming commencement exercises celebrate milestones in lives of ONU students

Post date: 05/08/2018 - 6:04am

Ohio Northern University will celebrate an important milestone in the lives 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, as well as...

Festive event raises funds for diabetes research

Post date: 05/03/2018 - 3:22pm
Club president Amanda Swanson and a youth participant posing with Klondike

The Professional Association of Women in Science (PAWS) of Ohio Northern University recently held a 3K run/walk and health festival in the King Horn Field House. The event was held in conjunction with JDRF to raise money...

ONU receives National Science Foundation grant to fund scholarships for engineering education, math education students

Post date: 05/03/2018 - 5:50am

Ohio Northern University has received a substantial grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund scholarships for students in the third and fourth years of the University’s engineering education and math education programs. The five-year grant, which began May 1, is initially for $...

ONU College of Law recognized as one of the ‘Best Law Schools for Practical Training’

Post date: 05/01/2018 - 8:56am

The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law has received an A- ranking for “Best Law Schools for Practical Training” in the spring edition of PreLaw magazine, placing the college in the top third of the nation’s law schools.

The PreLaw magazine rankings are based on experiential...

Power in Positivity

Post date: 04/30/2018 - 3:19pm

In the darkest of situations, that is when hope can shine the brightest, illuminating our worlds and reminding us that there is power in positivity.

Joey Hull Campbell, BSPh ’96, and Crystal Sharrock Hanna, BSPh ’00, were reminded how powerful hope can be when they traveled to Haiti on a...

Changing perception one patient at a time

Post date: 04/30/2018 - 2:56pm

Changing perception one patient at a time

It’s official. The ONU HealthWise Pharmacy opened for business Jan. 3, 2018, and the ONU HealthWise team is ready to change perceptions about what it means to be a pharmacist.

Even though the bright, clean space is a convenient location...

Pharmacy graduates achieve high match rate into post-graduate residency programs

Post date: 04/26/2018 - 5:55am

A significant percentage of graduating Ohio Northern University pharmacy students are pursuing post-graduate training and have matched into prestigious programs through the 2018 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Resident Matching Program (the “Match”). Match results are based...

ONU colleagues co-author book chapter discussing impact of gospel music

Post date: 04/25/2018 - 5:40am

Two Ohio Northern University colleagues who share a long friendship have come together to tell a meaningful history.  

Adriane Thompson-Bradshaw, vice president for student affairs, and Margot Cullen, associate professor of English, co-authored a chapter for a new book. The chapter, “...

Faculty members partnering with judge to offer second chances to troubled youths in Paulding County

Post date: 04/16/2018 - 6:29am

Two Ohio Northern University faculty members are involved in a project that looks to offer second chances to troubled youths in a rural northwestern Ohio county.

The Paulding County Juvenile Court has received two competitive grants totaling more than $193,000 from the Ohio Department of...

Political science student recognized for community service

Post date: 04/13/2018 - 6:13am

In recognition of his community engagement, Ohio Northern University student Benjamin Fink of Akron, Ohio, has been selected as a Newman Civic Fellow. Fink is among 268 students nationwide to earn the one-year fellowship, which is sponsored by Campus Compact, a group working to advance the...

Alumnus R. Michael Prescott named honorary member Beta Alpha Psi

Post date: 04/12/2018 - 5:54am

R. Michael Prescott of Mason, Ohio, president of U.S. Bank’s Cincinnati market, was recently inducted as an honorary member of the Beta Alpha Psi accounting and finance honorary at the Ohio Northern University James F. Dicke College of Business Administration.

Prescott, who earned a...

Afghan ambassador to United States to deliver talk at College of Law

Post date: 04/09/2018 - 1:48pm

Hamdullah Mohib, Ph.D., Afghanistan’s ambassador to the United States, will speak at 7:30 p.m. on April 12 in the large moot court room (room 129) in the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law. His talk, “The current state of Afghan-U.S. relations,” is free and open to the public.


ONU offers high-impact training for future independent pharmacists with gift from Cardinal Health

Post date: 04/09/2018 - 8:34am

With continued support from Cardinal Health, the Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy will offer high-impact learning pathways for students who wish to pursue independent pharmacy in the new, state-of-the-art ONU HealthWise Pharmacy. The company made a contribution to the...

ONU set to unveil statue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Post date: 04/06/2018 - 6:22am

Ohio Northern University will hold a dedication for a statue that depicts Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s talk on campus 50 years ago at 10:30 a.m. on April 17 in the area between Taft Hall and the ONU College of Law building.

The event is free and open to the public.

King spoke in...

Legal scholar to discuss role morality for elected officials during upcoming talk

Post date: 04/05/2018 - 8:50am

Legal scholar Neil S. Siegel will discuss “Law is not enough” during a talk at noon April 13 in the moot courtroom (room 129) in the Ohio Northern University College of Law. Siegel is the David W. Ichel professor of law and professor of political science at Duke Law School. The talk, which is...

Speaker to discuss U.S.-European Union cooperation on counter-terrorism

Post date: 04/04/2018 - 6:24am

Carlotta Minnella will discuss the current state of U.S.-European Union counter-terrorism cooperation during a talk at 2 p.m. on April 9 in the Dicke Forum of the Dicke College of Business Administration at Ohio Northern University. The title of her talk is “Quo Vadimus? U.S.-EU Counter-...

College of Business Administration honors three with Pinnacle Awards

Post date: 04/03/2018 - 6:02am

Ohio Northern University’s Dicke College of Business Administration recently honored three graduates with Pinnacle Awards.

The award, which honors individuals who have made the highest commitment to the business college, was given to Judy (Monastra) Davis, a 1981 ONU graduate; Anmarie (...

Paul Finkelman to discuss origins of Second Amendment during upcoming talk in College of Law

Post date: 03/28/2018 - 6:22am

Paul Finkelman, Ph.D., will discuss the origins of the Second Amendment at 4:15 p.m. on April 5 in the Celebrezze Moot Courtroom (room 129) at the Ohio Northern University College of Law. The talk, which is part of the ONU Law Dean’s Lecture Series, is free and open to the public.