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Delta Sigma Phi to stage fifth annual Polar Plunge

Post date: 02/03/2016 - 1:37pm

The Alpha Eta chapter of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity at Ohio Northern University will hold its fifth annual Polar Plunge philanthropy event in the Polar Bear Pond outside the ONU Sports Center on Feb. 13 at 1 p.m.

More than 150 students and members of the community will brave the...

College of Pharmacy to host leadership summit

Post date: 02/02/2016 - 9:40am

The Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy will host a hospital pharmacy leadership summit at The Inn at ONU on Thursday, Feb. 11, beginning at 11 a.m.

This summit will allow for discussion of current hospital pharmacy hot topics. Each topic will be led by a leader in the...

College of Law to present Dean’s Lecture Series

Post date: 02/02/2016 - 9:16am

Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law presents Andrew Kimler, experienced litigator and partner in the New York law firm Vishnick McGovern Milizio LLP (VMM), as part of the Dean’s Lecture Series in the Celebrezze Moot Court Room on Thursday, Feb.11, at noon.

The title of...

Department of Music presents ‘Steel Band Day’ concert

Post date: 01/28/2016 - 10:13am

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents a Steel Band Day concert featuring the Glass City Steel from the Toledo Schools for the Arts, the Clark Montessori Steel Band and The Wild Steel-ions in Presser Hall on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 5 p.m.

The music of the steel band is...

ONU to host panel discussion about ‘Making a Murderer’

Post date: 01/27/2016 - 12:12pm

Ohio Northern University will host a panel discussion concerning the Netflix documentary series “Making a Murderer” in the McIntosh Activities Room on Thursday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m.

A five-person panel of ONU professors will address student questions about specific events, actions and...

Pharmacy college to host lecture, panel discussion on Medicare

Post date: 01/26/2016 - 3:49pm

N. Lee Rucker, a health policy advocate in Washington, D.C., will be the keynote speaker at the Ohio Northern University’s Medicare health and wellness event in the McIntosh Ballroom on Friday, Feb. 5.

The event, free and open to the public, will also feature a panel discussion...

Pharmacy professor elected to International Pharmaceutical Federation’s executive committee

Post date: 01/21/2016 - 4:41pm

 Dr. Jenelle Sobotka, Ohio Northern University professor and endowed chair of pharmacy practice, was elected to the International Pharmaceutical Federation’s (FIP) executive committee in the Academic Pharmacy Section (AcPS).

Committee members on the FIP AcPS work together to plan ...

Freed Center presents Ballets with a Twist

Post date: 01/20/2016 - 1:31pm

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present New York City’s Ballets with a Twist, which will perform “Cocktail Hour: The Show” on Saturday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 31, at 2 p.m.

Created by artistic director and choreographer Marilyn Klaus...

Pharmacy professor receives New Investigator Award

Post date: 01/19/2016 - 3:28pm

Dr. Manoranjan D’Souza, an assistant professor of pharmacology pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences in the Raabe College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University, is among 14 recipients of New Investigator Awards announced by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) on Jan. 14....

Illusionist Jason Bishop comes to Freed Center

Post date: 01/15/2016 - 9:47am

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “The Jason Bishop Show” on Saturday, Jan. 23, at 4 p.m.

Bishop is an international award-winning illusionist who was the youngest person to win the Magician’s Alliance of Eastern States Stage Award and one of...

ONU to host Pack Away Hunger event

Post date: 01/13/2016 - 1:30pm

Ohio Northern University will host a meal-packing event to assemble meals for malnourished children in Haiti and the West Ohio Food Bank in the ONU Field House on Sunday, Jan. 24, from 1-3 p.m.

Approximately 150 students, faculty and staff will gather at the Field House to pack 40,000...

ONU hosting Polar Bear Invitational Mock Trial Tournament

Post date: 01/12/2016 - 12:10pm

Ohio Northern University’s mock trial program will host the 10th annual Polar Bear Invitational Mock Trial Tournament from Jan. 16-17. The competition will take place in ONU’s Pettit College of Law, Hill Building and Dukes Memorial. More than 150 students from 12 colleges and universities...

ONU Law welcomes 3rd Court of Appeals

Post date: 01/06/2016 - 2:12pm

The Ohio 3rd District Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in two cases in the Large Moot Court Room of Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m.

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

ONU to host regional robotics tournament

Post date: 01/06/2016 - 12:29pm

The Ohio Northern University Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association (TEECA) will host the ONU Polar Bear Classic VEX Robotics Competition in the ONU Sports Center on Friday, Jan. 8, at 10 a.m. The event is sponsored by the ONU Department of Technological Studies


Harvard’s Jonathon L. Walton to speak on “The Intersection of Religion and Social Justice”

Post date: 01/06/2016 - 11:41am

To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Ohio Northern University, professor Jonathon L. Walton will speak on “The Intersection of Religion and Social Justice” in the English Chapel on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m.

This event, sponsored by the ONU Office of Multicultural Development,...

Music department to present pianist, clarinetist in recital

Post date: 01/05/2016 - 4:34pm

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music will present pianist Lucia Unrau and clarinetist Sandra Jackson in recital at the Snyder Recital Hall in the Presser Building on Monday, Jan. 11, at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Sandra Jackson is an assistant professor...

The ONU HealthWise Walking for Wellness program sees record participation

Post date: 12/22/2015 - 9:03am

The Ohio Northern University Walking for Wellness program saw a record number of participants complete its 10-week walking program and enjoy positive results throughout the challenge. The program was overseen by the University’s health and wellness clinical team: ONU HealthWise.

A record...

PRSSA chapter finishes second in national competition

Post date: 12/21/2015 - 9:18am

The Ohio Northern University chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) garnered second place in the KIND “No Compromises” Campaign. This national competition challenged teams to bring to life KIND’s “AND philosophy” by life-hacking their college campuses.


College of Pharmacy receives Walgreens Diversity Grant

Post date: 12/18/2015 - 9:28am

The Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy has received a grant from Walgreens for $10,000 to promote diversity among student pharmacists and to assist minority students with financial aid. Ryan Wagner and Randy Jennings presented the check from Walgreens while on a trip to the Ada...

Pharmacy college records Ohio’s highest passage rate for graduates taking NAPLEX for first time

Post date: 12/17/2015 - 9:14am

Graduates of the Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy continued their record of outstanding achievement on the North American Pharmacists Licensure examination (NAPLEX) with an overall passage rate of 97 percent, which ranks among the top scores for 2015 graduates from all Ohio...