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ONU names new provost/vice president for academic affairs

Post date: 12/01/2016 - 8:15am
Maria Cronley has been named provost/vice president for academic affairs (VPAA) at Ohio Northern University. She will begin her duties Jan. 12, 2017. Cronley is currently associate provost and associate vice president for academic affairs at Miami University in Ohio. “We are very pleased that Dr....


Wind and Symphony Orchestras to perform ‘Gaudete’

Post date: 11/30/2016 - 9:57am
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents “Gaudete: The It’s Not Quite Christmas Yet” concert, performed by the ONU Wind and Symphony orchestras, in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 10. The program begins with the ONU Wind Orchestra under the direction...


WONB celebrates 25 years on the air at ONU

Post date: 11/22/2016 - 8:47am
For 25 years, the WONB radio station has allowed Ohio Northern University students to find their voice. The station, an integral part of the University’s multidiscipline learning experience, is marking its silver anniversary this fall. The first broadcast over the air took place at 9:49 a.m. on...


Sociology professor serves as guest editor of Behavioural Neurology

Post date: 11/21/2016 - 8:31am
Ohio Northern University professor of sociology Keith Durkin is pursuing his research passion as guest editor of an upcoming special issue of the journal Behavioural Neurology. In this issue, the link between criminology and neurodevelopment is closely examined, with the goal being to bridge the...


Staff members deliver presentation at statewide library conference

Post date: 11/16/2016 - 3:07pm
Ohio Northern University Heterick Memorial Library staff members Kathleen Baril and Kelly Kobiela delivered a presentation, “Community Engagement: Renovating Space with Participatory Design,” at the Academic Library Association of Ohio’s annual conference in October. Baril is director of the...


College of Pharmacy holds Professional Commitment Ceremony

Post date: 11/15/2016 - 8:53am
The Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy recently conducted its annual Professional Commitment Ceremony in the ONU Sports Center. Dr. Chet Kaczor, Ohio Pharmacists Association president elect and director of pharmacy services at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, was the keynote speaker...


Ohio Northern to present ‘The ONU Holiday Spectacular’

Post date: 11/10/2016 - 10:52am
A holiday tradition continues with the upcoming performance of Ohio Northern University’s 22nd annual “ONU Holiday Spectacular” musical extravaganza. The show will be presented in ONU’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 17, Nov. 18 and Nov. 19, with a matinee performance at...


Col. David D. Kretz to speak at Veterans Day event at Ohio Northern University

Post date: 11/10/2016 - 10:52am
Col. David D. Kretz will deliver reflections during a Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 at the Henry Solomon Lehr statue on the front of the Ohio Northern University campus. Kretz is commander of the 88th Mission Support Group, 88th Air Base Wing, based at Wright-Patterson...


College of Business Administration presents Outstanding Service Award

Post date: 11/09/2016 - 8:42am
Jeff Gillson, of Mansfield, Ohio, received the Outstanding Service Award from Ohio Northern University’s James F. Dicke College of Business Administration during a recent Homecoming ceremony on campus. The award honors individuals who have provided sustained and outstanding service to the college...


Ohio Northern University faculty member publishes paper on risks and ethical dilemmas of 3-D printing

Post date: 11/08/2016 - 9:37am
Ohio Northern University faculty member Erica Neely published an article, “The Risks of Revolution: Ethical Dilemmas in 3-D Printing from a U.S. Perspective,” in the October 2016 edition of Science and Engineering Ethics. “The paper focuses on two ethical issues in relation to 3-D printing:...


AEP Foundation gift supports ONU’s engineering facility campaign

Post date: 11/04/2016 - 8:27am
The American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation has made a gift of a $50,000 grant to Ohio Northern University in support of the University’s “Campaign for Engineering: Building Impact at ONU.” The campaign supports construction of a new 105,000-square-foot engineering building. ONU recently...


Distinguished law professor William R. Casto to speak at ONU

Post date: 11/03/2016 - 9:54am
Professor William R. Casto of Texas Tech University will present “Advising Presidents: Private Advice and Public Advocacy” at noon on Nov. 10 in the large moot courtroom at the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law. The talk, which is part of the Dean’s Lecture Series, is free and open to...


Dedication held for Mifsud Collaborative Learning Center in Heterick

Post date: 11/02/2016 - 10:08am
SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS The Oscar J. and Judith D. Mifsud Collaborative Learning Center on the first floor of the Heterick Memorial Library at Ohio Northern University was formally dedicated during a ceremony held Oct. 14. Recent renovations to the first floor of Heterick library have created an...


Manufacturing technology professor receives distinguished service award

Post date: 11/01/2016 - 1:33pm
Paul Nutter, associate professor of manufacturing technology and chair of the Department of Technological Studies at Ohio Northern University, received a Distinguished Service Award from the IEOM (Industrial Engineering and Operations Management) Society during its IEOM Detroit Conference in...


Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law receives $2 million grant for international competition

Post date: 10/31/2016 - 9:03am
Ohio Northern University’s Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs of the U.S. Department of State to administer the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Afghanistan for...


Greek organizations and members earn recognition, participate in national events

Post date: 10/27/2016 - 9:18am
Several Ohio Northern University sorority and fraternity chapters and its members have recently earned recognition for their accomplishments and have participated in national events. Greek life at ONU serves an important role in helping many students connect on campus as well as adding to the...


ONU gives out William L. Robinson Young Alumni of the Year Awards

Post date: 10/26/2016 - 7:23am
Ohio Northern University alumni Tonya J. Hunter and Chester Kaczor 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 years...


Political science professor elected to political science honorary executive council

Post date: 10/25/2016 - 9:14am
Robert Alexander, Ph.D., professor of political science at Ohio Northern University, was recently elected to serve on the executive council for Pi Sigma Alpha, the national honor society for political science. This is an elected group of six individuals that serves as the governing body for the...


ONU Law included in The Princeton Review’s list of outstanding law schools

Post date: 10/24/2016 - 11:30am
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law is among the nation’s most outstanding law schools, according to The Princeton Review. The ONU College of Law is included in the 2017 edition of The Princeton Review’s annual feature, “The Best 172 Law Schools.” The rankings are based largely on...


Experience ‘Polar Bear State of Mind’ during annual Homecoming activities

Post date: 10/21/2016 - 1:08pm
“Polar Bear State of Mind” will be the theme for Ohio Northern University Homecoming events Oct. 21-23. The annual occasion offers an opportunity for former students to return to campus and connect with their alma mater. A series of events is planned to capture the spirit of ONU. The full slate of...