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ONU ranked No. 2 in national ‘Best Colleges for the Money’ list

Post date: 10/22/2015 - 3:45pm

College Factual has ranked Ohio Northern University first in the state of Ohio, first in the Great Lakes region and second in the nation in its 2016 “Best Colleges for the Money” rankings.

In the region, ONU garnered the top spot out of 192 schools; in the state, ONU was first out of 48...


Ada Town and Gown Banquet to be held Nov. 2

Post date: 10/22/2015 - 3:16pm

The 50th annual Ada Town and Gown Banquet will be held in the McIntosh Center ballroom on the campus of Ohio Northern University on Monday, Nov. 2, at 6:30 p.m. Guests may arrive at 6 p.m..

The Town and Gown Association was established in 1957 by a group of townspeople and ONU personnel...


Construction management team finishes fifth in national open competition

Post date: 10/21/2015 - 2:53pm

The Ohio Northern University Department of Technological Studies construction management team finished fifth in the Concrete Solutions Competition at the Associated Schools of Construction Great Lakes Region 3 annual conference held in Downers Grove, Ill., from Oct. 14-16.

ONU competed...


Law professor to discuss “Entrepreneurship in New Industries”

Post date: 10/21/2015 - 9:24am

Karen Powell, Ohio Northern University assistant professor of law, will speak about “Entrepreneurship in New Industries: American Revival of Craft Spirits” in the Dicke Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m.

Prior to joining the faculty at the ONU Pettit College of Law, Powell founded...


ONU set to dedicate Kerscher Stadium

Post date: 10/17/2015 - 1:32pm

Ohio Northern University will formally dedicate the newly renovated track and field and soccer complex as “Kerscher Stadium” during a ceremony prior to the ONU women’s soccer game against Capital University on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 2:15 p.m.

The stadium is named in honor of Robert...


ONU technology professor working on NSF I-Corps Teams project

Post date: 10/15/2015 - 2:43pm

Dr. Feng Jao, Ohio Northern University associate professor of technology, is serving as entrepreneurial lead on a National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Teams project under a $50,000 grant received by Old Dominion University Research Foundation.

Jao will oversee “I-...


Department of Art and Design presents Mapping Katrina

Post date: 10/15/2015 - 9:38am

The Ohio Northern University Department of Art and Design presents Mapping Katrina, dynamic visual documentation of New Orleans before, during and after Hurricane Katrina, in the Elzay Gallery of Art from Oct. 16 to Dec. 13.

This exhibit features numerous maps created and utilized during...


The Freed Center presents ‘The Two Gentlemen of Verona’

Post date: 10/14/2015 - 9:44am

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” from Oct. 22-25 at 7:30 p.m. There also will be two matinee performances on Oct. 24 and 25 at 2 p.m.

 “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” is a charming early comedy from William...


ONU Wind Orchestra set to perform Oct. 28

Post date: 10/13/2015 - 9:24am

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents an evening of music from Great Britain featuring the Ohio Northern University Wind Orchestra on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m.

The Northern Winds, under the direction of Thomas A. Hunt, will perform a concert of...


ONU Law’s International Week to focus on Cambodia

Post date: 10/07/2015 - 3:45pm

The Ohio Northern University International Law Society will conduct a week of activities focused on “Cambodia and Human Rights” beginning Monday, Oct. 19.

The week will kick off with “Cambodia 1979: The World’s First Genocide Trial,” a presentation by guest speaker John Quigley,...


Ohio Northern University Symphony to open season

Post date: 10/07/2015 - 2:49pm

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents the ONU Symphony’s season-opening concert, “Destiny and Dvořák,” in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, Oct. 25, at 5 p.m.

Under the direction of ONU music director Travis Jürgens, the program opens with Verdi’s “...


Sink your teeth into ‘Dracula’ at ONU

Post date: 10/06/2015 - 1:13pm

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “Bram Stoker’s Dracula,” adapted by Charles Morey and performed by the Los Angeles Theatre Works, on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m.

In Charles Morey’s acclaimed adaptation, Count Dracula slips quietly into...


ONU student named 2015 Distinguished Undergraduate Student

Post date: 10/06/2015 - 10:34am

Ohio Northern University senior Hannah Peterson, a public relations major and communication studies and social media minor from Milford, Ohio, was recognized as the 2015 Distinguished Undergraduate Student at the annual Ohio Communications Association (OCA) Conference at the University of Dayton...


Phi Beta Delta to hold lecture on “Europe and the Refugee/Migrant Challenge of 2015”

Post date: 10/02/2015 - 12:26pm

Ohio Northern University’s Phi Beta Delta honorary society for international scholars presents a lecture by Dr. Andrew Ludanyi in the Dicke Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. The title of Ludanyi’s lecture is “Europe and the Refugee/Migrant Challenge of 2015.”

Ludanyi, a resident of...


Ohio Northern University presents renowned violinist

Post date: 10/02/2015 - 9:11am

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music will present guest violinist Annette-Barbara Vogel and her accompanist Durval Cesetti in at the Snyder Recital Hall in the Presser Building on Sunday, Oct. 18, at 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Since 2004, Vogel has been...


ONU Law to host 39th annual Law Review Symposium

Post date: 09/30/2015 - 9:41am

Ohio Northern University presents the 39th annual Law Review Symposium, “Turning Point: An Interdisciplinary Discussion of the Intersection of Privacy and Emerging Technologies,” in the Pettit College of Law’s Celebrezze Moot Court Room on Friday, Oct. 16.

The symposium, sponsored by the...


Four alumni enter ONU’s Athletic Hall of Fame

Post date: 09/29/2015 - 4:11pm

The Ohio Northern University Athletic Hall of Fame inducted four new members on Friday, Sept. 25, as part of ONU’s Homecoming weekend.

The four inductees in the 2015 class are Jaclyn Dight, a 2003 biology/premed graduate and track and field athlete from Weirton, W.Va.; Kristen (Barron)...


ONU gives out William L. Robinson Young Alumni of the Year Awards

Post date: 09/29/2015 - 2:28pm

Ohio Northern University has named 2001 graduates Todd Bailey and Natalie DiPietro Mager as co-recipients of the William L. Robinson Young Alumni of the Year Award.

The award is given each year to individuals who are committed to Ohio Northern University, his/her profession and the...


Business college gives Outstanding Service Award

Post date: 09/29/2015 - 2:05pm

Ohio Northern University’s Dicke College of Business Administration honored Paul C. Carbetta II, a 1990 graduate, with an Outstanding Service Award on Saturday, Sept. 25.

The award, given annually at Homecoming, honors individuals who have provided sustained and outstanding service to,...


ONU student part of first-place financial-information competition team

Post date: 09/29/2015 - 1:53pm

Ohio Northern University Dicke College of Business Administration student John Kramer, a 2015 ONU graduate and current MPPA candidate from Springboro, Ohio, was a member of a four-person team that took top honors in the “Project Run With It” competition at the 2015 Beta Alpha Psi (BAP)...