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Ohio Northern University inducts four new members into Athletics Hall of Fame

Post date: 02/08/2017 - 8:59am
The Ohio Northern University Athletics Hall of Fame inducted four new members on Feb. 3. The inductees in the 2017 class are Ed Chessar, a 1993 pharmacy graduate and football player from Hudson, Ohio; Kristen Hancock, a 1989 electrical engineering graduate and basketball player from Aurora, Ill...


Legal scholar, author Stephen B. Presser to discuss conservative, liberal approaches to constitutional law

Post date: 02/07/2017 - 9:01am
Legal scholar and author Stephen B. Presser will discuss “Do Law Professors Really Understand American Law?” at noon on Feb. 16 in the moot courtroom (room 129) in Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law. His talk, which is part of the Dean’s Lecture Series and is co-sponsored by ONU’s...


Technology studies students, faculty present at annual professional meeting

Post date: 02/06/2017 - 8:44am
Ohio Northern University technical studies students Brady Schulte, a senior manufacturing technology major from Ottawa, Ohio, and Eric Radford, a senior construction management major from Upper Sandusky, Ohio, presented their research findings “Energy Conservation Audit of a Technology Program” at...


ONU to host question-and-answer session with Indians senior vice president of public relations, radio announcer

Post date: 01/31/2017 - 8:07am
Robert “Bob” DiBiasio, the Cleveland Indians senior vice president of public affairs, and Jim Rosenhaus, the Indians radio announcer, will conduct a question-and-answer session from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Feb. 7 in James F. Dicke Hall on the campus of Ohio Northern University. The event is free...


ONU is a leader in high-impact learning opportunities, per survey

Post date: 01/30/2017 - 8:25am
According to The College Student Report 2016, Ohio Northern University students continue to pursue high-impact learning opportunities at a higher rate than most college students. The report, produced by National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), details responses from more than 300,000 first-...


Gift by John and Tabitha Coler continues their support of ONU students

Post date: 01/25/2017 - 8:38am
John and Tabitha Coler of Philo, Ohio, have made a lead gift to establish The Shrivers Pharmacies and Coler LTC Endowed Scholarship Fund at Ohio Northern University. The endowment will support scholarships for Ohio Northern students majoring in pharmacy and related allied health sciences as well as...


College of Engineering and Dean Baumgartner recognized for entrepreneurial excellence

Post date: 01/19/2017 - 12:34pm
The Ohio Northern University T.J. Smull College of Engineering received two awards at the recent Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) national conference in Jacksonville, Fla. The College of Engineering earned the 2016 KEEN Outstanding Institution Award, and ONU College of Engineering...


ONU faculty members receive NIH grant for interdisciplinary research project

Post date: 01/17/2017 - 6:34am
Ohio Northern University faculty members Boyd Rorabaugh, Ph.D., and Phillip Zoladz, Ph.D., have received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the impact of chronic psychological stress on the heart. Their work has implications for patients who have heart attacks while...


‘Made in Ada’ festival celebrates village’s connection to the Super Bowl

Post date: 01/13/2017 - 6:52am
Few things are as American as football, except perhaps the northwestern Ohio village that produces the pigskins used in the biggest game of the year. In a real slice of Americana, a small town and its connection to the Super Bowl will be celebrated during the “Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival...


3rd District Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments at ONU Law

Post date: 01/11/2017 - 8:09am
The Ohio 3rd District Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in two cases at Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law at 10 a.m. on Jan. 18 in the large Moot Court Room. The oral arguments will be held before a three-judge panel consisting of Judges Stephen R. Shaw, Vernon L. Preston...


Biology professor’s passion for science drives her to prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

Post date: 12/21/2016 - 1:08pm
Ohio Northern University faculty member Katherine Krynak’s zeal for animals has led her to a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship opportunity in South America. Krynak, assistant professor of biology, has been selected to study in Ecuador for three months beginning March 2017. Krynak’s study, “Effects...


Placement rates confirm ONU’s commitment to preparing students for success

Post date: 12/20/2016 - 9:17am
Ohio Northern University continues to fulfill its mission of preparing students for rewarding careers and lives of purpose, as indicated by the placement rates for the most recent graduating class. According to the University’s Office of Polar Careers, 94 percent of students who graduated in 2016...


Law graduate earns prestigious Fulbright-Clinton Student Award

Post date: 12/12/2016 - 1:15pm
Anne Mulhern, a recent graduate of the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, has been selected for a prestigious Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellowship beginning this fall. She has been assigned to work in Timor-Leste’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries as a member of...


Gift continues partnership between College of Engineering and Marathon Petroleum Company funds will help support student organization activities

Post date: 12/06/2016 - 8:26am
Marathon Petroleum Company LP, which is headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, recently made a gift of $5,000 to the Ohio Northern University T.J. Smull College of Engineering as part of Marathon’s Adopt-A-College program. The funds will be used to support student organization activities in ONU’s College...


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...