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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...


JD Yoder named next dean of the College of Engineering

Post date: 03/14/2017 - 8:16am
Long-time faculty member and administrator John-David “JD” Yoder, Ph.D., has been named dean of the T.J. Smull College of Engineering at Ohio Northern University, effective June 19. Yoder, who joined the ONU faculty in 2001, is currently professor of mechanical engineering and chair of the...


Kosovo ambassador to deliver talk at College of Law

Post date: 03/08/2017 - 8:08am
Ambassador Teuta Sahatqija from Kosovo will give a presentation titled “The Leadership Roles of Women in Transitional States” at 7:30 p.m. on March 14 in the Ohio Northern University College of Law Moot Courtroom. Sahatqija is head of the Diplomatic Mission of the Republic of Kosovo in New York...


Symphonic Band concert to honor memory of Catherine ‘Kitty’ Freed

Post date: 03/07/2017 - 8:25am
The Ohio Northern University Symphonic Band will present a concert to honor the memory of Catherine “Kitty” Freed, former first lady of Ohio Northern, at 4 p.m. on March 19 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.   The concert will feature motivational and special music designed to reflect...


Professor emeritus receives Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana from the Republic of Estonia

Post date: 03/02/2017 - 10:19am
Ohio Northern University Professor of Communication Arts Emeritus Nils Riess has been awarded the Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana from the Republic of Estonia. The Republic of Estonia bestows as gratitude and recognition various state decorations on persons whose activities have maintained and...


Public relations students earn honorable mention in global competition

Post date: 02/28/2017 - 9:13am
By student writer Haley Grigsby The public relations program at Ohio Northern University won an honorable mention and $500 in the global Peer to Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism campaign during the 2016-17 academic year. Hosted by EdVenture Partners, Facebook and the U.S. Department of Homeland...


College of Engineering honors two with Distinguished Alumni Awards

Post date: 02/27/2017 - 8:17am
Ohio Northern University’s T.J. Smull College of Engineering recently honored Charles Leader and Daniel Walker with Distinguished Alumni Awards. Leader, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering in 1960, founded Leader Engineering Fabrication in Napoleon, Ohio, in 1984...


Upcoming law forum to explore discrimination and implicit bias

Post date: 02/21/2017 - 8:20am
“Discrimination and implicit bias: An exploration of unconscious bias and remedies provided by the law” will be the topic of a law diversity forum at 11 a.m. Feb. 28 in the large Moot Court Room in the Ohio Northern University College of Law. The program is free and open to the public. This...