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Ohio Northern to present ‘The ONU Holiday Spectacular’

Post date: 11/06/2015 - 4:30am

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents the 21st annual “ONU Holiday Spectacular” from Thursday, Nov. 19, to Saturday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. There will be a matinee performance on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 2 p.m.

In addition, there will be performances at the...


Ohio Northern University to recognize Veterans Day

Post date: 11/05/2015 - 10:30am

Ohio Northern University will celebrate the contributions of American service members with a ceremony on Veterans Day at the Lehr Statue at the front of the campus on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.        

John Phillip Lomax, ONU professor of history, will be the keynote speaker at the event. Lomax...


Public relations professor wins Pearson Award for Innovation in Teaching with Technology

Post date: 11/03/2015 - 1:38pm

Alisa Agozzino, assistant professor of public relations at Ohio Northern University, received the Pearson Award for Innovation in Teaching with Technology by the Association for Business Communication at its 2015 Annual International Conference in Seattle from Oct. 28-31. 

The...


Music department presents instrumental ensembles concert

Post date: 11/02/2015 - 1:25pm

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents an instrumental ensembles concert in the Snyder Recital Hall in the Presser Building on Monday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The concert will feature several instrumental ensembles in a wide variety...


Director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to speak at ONU

Post date: 10/30/2015 - 1:10pm

Craig Butler, director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will discuss the agency’s role in protecting the public and the environment in Ohio Northern University’s Dicke Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public. 

Butler also will...


Department of Art and Design to hold Artists Against Hunger luncheon

Post date: 10/30/2015 - 10:08am

The Ohio Northern University Department of Art and Design will hold its sixth annual Artists Against Hunger luncheon in the Wilson Art Center on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m.

The Artists Against Hunger luncheon offers the community an opportunity to give back in exchange for a lunch and...


Freed Center welcomes The Kingsmen Quartet

Post date: 10/28/2015 - 9:17am

The Ohio Northern University Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents The Kingsmen Quartet on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m.

For more than a half a century, no group has secured such a far-reaching legacy like that of The Kingsmen Quartet. Since 1956, this group has risen from...


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...