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ONU Law’s Jessup Moot Court Team advances to international rounds

Post date: 02/23/2016 - 9:31am

The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law Jessup International Law Moot Court Team advanced to the White & Case International Rounds in Washington, D.C., which will be held in April, after finishing second among 20 schools at the 57th annual Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot...


Ohio Northern University joins RecycleMania

Post date: 02/23/2016 - 9:20am

Ohio Northern University has joined RecycleMania, the premier collegiate recycling competition managed by Keep America Beautiful, to see who will claim the championship in the fight to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost the most on campuses across the country. RecycleMania will run for eight...


Ohio Northern University pair selected as STEM Exemplars

Post date: 02/18/2016 - 10:35am

Terry Keiser, Ohio Northern University’s director of sustainability and professor of biological sciences, and Dr. Robert K. McAfee, ONU assistant professor of human anatomy, were selected as Believe in Ohio science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Exemplars, by the Ohio Academy of...


Pharmacy program re-accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Post date: 02/18/2016 - 9:14am

Ohio Northern University’s doctor of pharmacy degree program has been re-accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) for a full cycle of eight years. This is the maximum length of re-accreditation bestowed upon pharmacy degree programs in the United States.

ACPE...


College of Law to hold ONU Law Clinic open house

Post date: 02/16/2016 - 3:32pm

The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law will celebrate the new location of the ONU Legal Clinic with an open house in the Chase Bank Tower at 121 W. High Street (suite 700) in Lima, Ohio, on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 5 p.m.

Since the 1980s, the ONU Legal Clinic has provided free...


College of Pharmacy honors three with Distinguished Alumni Awards

Post date: 02/16/2016 - 2:58pm

Ohio Northern University’s Raabe College of Pharmacy honored three alumni with Distinguished Alumni Awards on Feb. 12. This was the ninth year that Distinguished Alumni Awards were presented by the College of Pharmacy. 

Timothy Tracy, a 1983 graduate, Leonard L. “Bud” Lance, a 1970...


Music department presents ONU Wind Orchestra concert

Post date: 02/16/2016 - 2:36pm

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents the ONU Wind Orchestra on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. at the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

The ONU Wind Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Thomas A. Hunt, presents a program of music for winds and percussion,...


President DiBiasio receives Phi Gamma Delta’s Distinguished Fiji Award

Post date: 02/15/2016 - 9:25am

Daniel A. DiBiasio, president of Ohio Northern University, was awarded Phi Gamma Delta’s Distinguished Fiji Award at ONU’s Greek Awards Banquet on Feb. 14.

The Distinguished Fiji Award is presented annually to no more than six graduate brothers who are deserving of recognition for their...


Engineering professor named interim director of Ohio Space Grant Consortium

Post date: 02/12/2016 - 10:58am

Dr. Jed Marquart, Ohio Northern University professor of mechanical engineering, has been named interim director of the Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) by The Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI).

The OSGC is a NASA-sponsored collaborative of 26 Ohio higher education institutions. OSGC’s...


Theatre Arts Department to present Acting for the Camera Workshops!

Post date: 02/12/2016 - 10:37am

The Ohio Northern University Department of Theatre Arts will be presenting a series of “Acting for the Camera”workshops for ONU students, taught by Malcolm Raeburn Read, professional actor and senior lecturer at the University of Salford in Manchester, England, in the Freed Center for the...


Music department to present ‘Beethoven and Beyond’

Post date: 02/11/2016 - 10:33am

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents the Ohio Northern Symphony performing “Beethoven and Beyond” in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 5 p.m.

Under the direction of Travis Jürgens, ONU music director, the Ohio Northern Symphony will open...


Engineering’s annual Spotts Lecture to focus on ‘Creative Collisions’

Post date: 02/10/2016 - 3:06pm

John Nottingham, co-founder and co-president of Nottingham Spirk, and Jason Ertel, engineering program director for Nottingham Spirk, will be the featured speakers for the Ohio Northern University Spotts Lecture in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. The duo...


Pharmacy student receives scholarship from NWOPA

Post date: 02/10/2016 - 10:28am

Shayla Siefker, a fifth-year Ohio Northern University pharmacy student from Ottoville, Ohio, was named the Northwest Ohio Pharmacists Association (NWOPA) Scholarship award-winner for the 2015-16 academic year.

NWOPA officials presented Siefker with a $750 scholarship award at an awards...


Freed Center to present ‘Picnic’

Post date: 02/09/2016 - 9:22am

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “Picnic” from Feb. 18-20 at 7:30 p.m. There also will be two matinee performances on Feb. 20 and 21 at 2 p.m.

William Inge’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Picnic” is set in an idyllic small town in Kansas with...


Pharmacy faculty, alumnus elected to AHSP House of Delegates

Post date: 02/08/2016 - 1:58pm

Two Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy faculty members and one ONU alumnus were voted to the 2016 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) House of Delegates.

Dale English II, who graduated from ONU with a Bachelor of Science in 1993 and a Doctor of Pharmacy...


ONU presents guest pianist Jeong-In Kim

Post date: 02/08/2016 - 11:59am

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music will present guest pianist Jeong-In Kim at the Snyder Recital Hall in Presser Hall on Monday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

One of 10 pianists to perform at the 2014 Emil Gileles Foundation Festival in...


ONU students to help with tax preparation

Post date: 02/05/2016 - 9:41am

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 low- to moderate-income (generally $54,000 and below) individuals...


ONU welcomes the comedy of Jon Reep, Etta May

Post date: 02/03/2016 - 3:23pm

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present the comedy of Jon Reep and Etta May in the Freed Center on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m.

As an actor, Reep has played the pot-smoking farmer Raymus in the movie “Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay”...


College of Pharmacy to present Sebok Lecture

Post date: 02/03/2016 - 2:27pm

John Armitstead, system director of pharmacy services at Lee Memorial Hospital in Ft. Myers and Cape Coral, Fla., and the 2015 president of the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP), will be the guest speaker for the seventh annual Sebok Pharmacy Lecture presented by the Ohio...


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

Post date: 02/03/2016 - 2:11pm

Robert “Bob” DiBiasio, the Cleveland Indians senior vice president of public affairs, and Jim Rosenhaus, the Indians radio announcer, will be conducting a question and answer session at Ohio Northern University in the Dicke Forum on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m.

DiBiasio, who has been with...