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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...


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 ...