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Speedway executive to deliver Spotts Lecture

Post date: 02/09/2018 - 6:23am

Speedway executive David R. Heppner will discuss “Engineering and the Entrepreneurial Spirit” during a talk at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 19 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at Ohio Northern University. The talk, which is part of the T.J. Smull College of Engineering Spotts Lecture Series, is...

Sculpture exhibit integrates aviation concepts and art form

Post date: 02/07/2018 - 5:18am

“Flight of Obscurity XV,” a sculpture installation by Nathaniel Foley, is currently on exhibit in the Elzay Art Gallery at Ohio Northern University through Feb. 23. Gallery hours are 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. during days when classes are in session.

Nathaniel Foley received his MFA in...

Scholar Tom Ginsburg to discuss constitutional democracy during Kormendy Lecture

Post date: 02/06/2018 - 7:01am

Tom Ginsburg, Leo Spitz professor of international law at the University of Chicago, will deliver the Kormendy Lecture at 4 p.m. on Feb. 13 in the large moot courtroom in the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law. Ginsburg will discuss “How to lose constitutional democracy – and how to...

ONU students to help with tax preparation

Post date: 02/05/2018 - 6:26am

Taxpayers in Hardin and surrounding counties can find free income tax assistance from Ohio Northern University business students through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).

The VITA program offers free tax help to persons who generally make $54,000 or less who need assistance in...

ONU to host Q&A with Cleveland Indians senior vice president of public affairs, radio announcer

Post date: 01/31/2018 - 11:05am

Cleveland Indians Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Bob DiBiasio and Indians’ radio announcer Jim Rosenhaus will conduct a question-and-answer session from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Feb. 6 in the Forum of James F. Dicke Hall at Ohio Northern University.

DiBiasio, who has been with the...

Business student is member of winning team at business honorary leadership summit

Post date: 01/29/2018 - 5:56am

Ohio Northern University student Travis Yammine, a junior marketing major from Findlay, Ohio, was a member of the winning team at the Team Case Competition at Beta Gamma Sigma’s (BGS) recent 2017 Global Leadership Summit in Orlando, Fla. The team was selected based on the students’ innovative...

Business college earns reaccreditation from AACSB

Post date: 01/25/2018 - 6:09am

The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration at Ohio Northern University has received a full five-year extension of accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. (AACSB).

AACSB-accredited schools have the highest-quality faculty and relevant and...

Public relations students help businesses in Edon increase presence

Post date: 01/24/2018 - 7:39am

Ohio Northern University public relations students are helping the village of Edon and honing their professional skills at the same time.

Nine students are using their marketing, communication and social media skills to assist Edon village merchants in promoting their goods and services...

Gift from law alumnus opens gateway for West Virginia residents to attend ONU Law

Post date: 01/22/2018 - 6:13am

The exceptional educational experience he received as a law student at Ohio Northern University motivated Charleston, W.Va., attorney W. Kent Carper to endow a scholarship fund at his alma mater.

His substantial gift establishes the W. Kent Carper Law Scholarship, which will be awarded...

Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival slated for Feb. 3

Post date: 01/15/2018 - 1:02pm

As the NFL playoffs continue, a northwestern Ohio college town will again have its own Super Bowl extravaganza.

The second annual “Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival” on Feb. 3 will celebrate the village of Ada’s connection to the biggest football game of the year. Ada’s Wilson...

Faculty member publishes article about French historical figure Gustave Hervé

Post date: 01/09/2018 - 6:13am

Ohio Northern University professor of history Michael B. Loughlin, Ph.D., published an article in the December 2017 edition of “Historical Reflection/Reflections Historiques.” The article, “From Insurrectional Socialism to French National Socialism: Gustave Hervé and the Great War,” situates...

On-campus pharmacy enhances health care for area residents, provides educational opportunities for ONU students

Post date: 01/08/2018 - 12:49pm

The Ohio Northern University HealthWise Pharmacy recently opened in the Robertson-Evans Pharmacy Building at ONU, located at 511 W. Lincoln Ave., Ada. The pharmacy, which is located next to the Pierstorf Family Pharmacy Museum, is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Event commemorates 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s talk at ONU

Post date: 01/05/2018 - 9:32am

Those who were at the historic event will share their memories of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s talk at Ohio Northern University during a panel discussion at 11 a.m. on Jan. 18 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. The discussion will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s...

Accounting student elected youngest council member in West Mansfield history

Post date: 01/04/2018 - 6:19am

When his community needed him most, Ian Fogle stepped up to the challenge. This January, Fogle begins his term as the youngest councilman in the history of the Logan County village of West Mansfield, Ohio, which has a population of about 700 residents.

“Some people may have seen my age...

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

Post date: 01/03/2018 - 5:56am

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. 9 in the Large Moot Court Room.


The oral arguments will be held before a three-judge panel consisting of Judges Stephen R. Shaw,...

Student team earns award for position paper at Model United Nations Conference

Post date: 12/14/2017 - 6:28am

A team of Ohio Northern University students won the award for best position paper at the recent American Model United Nations Conference in Chicago.

“The position paper award was for the delegation of Lithuania we represented,” said Nusta Carranza Ko, assistant professor of political...

Engineering student finds his niche as member of local volunteer fire department

Post date: 12/07/2017 - 6:58am

Missing the brotherhood he found in the military, Ohio Northern University student Max Roberts discovered that bond as a volunteer firefighter with the Ada-Liberty Township Fire Department.

“Working with the fire department has given me a sense of belonging,” said Roberts, a civil...

Community members invited to participate in course that examines history through architecture

Post date: 12/05/2017 - 6:00am

Community members can join Ohio Northern University students for the course “American Architecture: Understanding the World Around You” during spring semester 2018 at ONU. The course will examine the importance of architecture in understanding history and the built environment.

The first...

Wind and Symphony orchestras to perform concert for music department’s 90th birthday

Post date: 11/29/2017 - 7:17am

Ohio Northern University’s Wind and Symphony orchestras will perform at 4 p.m. on Dec. 10 in the University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts. This program begins a year of celebration to commemorate the ONU Department of Music’s 90th year.

Tickets are $20 for general admission, $...

Sociology professor tackles opioid-use epidemic plaguing area youth

Post date: 11/14/2017 - 5:56am

Keith Durkin is a man on a mission. Durkin, professor of sociology at Ohio Northern University, has seen how drug use has ravaged the area during his seven years as a quality assurance specialist for the Hardin County Juvenile Court.

“The abuse of opioids is now at epidemic levels in the...