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Ohio Northern University Department of English continues Spring Reading Series with reading from poet

Post date: 03/18/2014 - 9:08am
The Ohio Northern University Department of English continues its 2014 Spring Reading Series with poet Matt Hart in the Elzay Gallery of Art on Wednesday, March 19, at 7 p.m.Hart is the author of five books of poetry, most recently “Sermons and Lectures Both Blank and Relentless” and “Debacle...


Ohio Northern University to hold Multicultural Fair

Post date: 03/13/2014 - 9:44am
Ohio Northern University will hold its annual Multicultural Fair in the McIntosh Center Activities Room on Friday, March 28, at 5 p.m. This event is a collaboration of ONU’s International Services, ONU Student Senate and seven multicultural student organizations. Additionally, international...


Ohio Northern University student awarded USITT scholarship

Post date: 03/11/2014 - 1:01pm
Ohio Northern University student Anne Wright Liddick, a junior international theatre production major from Greenville, Ind., was awarded the 2014 United State Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) Ohio Valley National Conference Scholarship.Liddick is the first ONU student selected for this...


Ohio Northern University presents award-winning a cappella group ‘Take 6’

Post date: 03/05/2014 - 12:15pm
Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents the award-winning a cappella group Take 6 on Saturday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m.
 Take 6, the most awarded a cappella group in history, with 10 Grammy Awards, 10 Dove Awards, a Soul Train Award, two NAACP Image Award nominations...


Ohio Northern University honors distinguished engineering alumni

Post date: 03/03/2014 - 4:02pm
Ohio Northern University’s T.J. Smull College of Engineering honored Harold Marker and Jack Ridge with Distinguished Alumni Awards on Feb. 26.Marker, who graduated from ONU in 1952 with a civil engineering degree, founded Thomas & Marker Construction Co. in Bellefontaine, Ohio, in 1965 after...


Symphonic band to present spring concert, ‘In Ireland’

Post date: 02/26/2014 - 10:01am
The Ohio Northern University symphonic band, Northern Winds, presents its spring concert, “In Ireland,” in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m.This program is ONU’s first large musical celebration of traditional Irish culture. The program includes the...


Ohio Northern University presents guest artist lecture

Post date: 02/24/2014 - 12:54pm
The Ohio Northern University Department of Art and Design presents artist Franklin Einspruch, who will speak about his work and career, on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 9:30 a.m. at the Wilson Art Center. The event is free and open to the public.Following his presentation, Einspruch will take questions and...


Campus community deeply saddened

Post date: 02/20/2014 - 4:42pm
Dear members of the ONU community, The campus community is deeply saddened to learn today that one of our students took his life with a firearm in a secluded area of the University woods. The student has been identified as Timothy McMullen, a junior in political science. The University expresses...


Ohio Northern University business professor co-authors paper in ‘Journal of Corporate Finance’

Post date: 02/19/2014 - 10:51am
Dong Hyun Kim, assistant professor of finance in the Ohio Northern University’s Dicke College of Business Administration, has co-authored an article that has been published in “Journal of Corporate Finance,” considered one of the top journals in the finance field.The article, titled “The Effect of...


Ohio Northern University presents ‘Wind Music of Spain and New Spain’ featuring the ONU Wind Orchestra, ONU Dance Company

Post date: 02/14/2014 - 1:36pm
Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents “Wind Music of Spain and New Spain,” featuring the Ohio Northern University Wind Orchestra and the ONU Dance Company, on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m.
 The ONU Wind Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Thomas A. Hunt, will...


Ohio Northern University’s Spotts Lecture to focus on ‘The Disruptive Force of Robots in the Home and Beyond’

Post date: 02/12/2014 - 3:10pm
Paolo Pirjanian, chief technology officer at iRobot, will be the featured speaker for the Ohio Northern University Spotts Lecture in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. Pirjanian’s speech, “The Disruptive Force of Robots in the Home and Beyond,” is free and...


Professional actor Malcolm Read to teach in Ohio Northern University’s Department of Theatre Arts

Post date: 02/12/2014 - 3:06pm
The Ohio Northern University Department of Theatre Arts welcomes Malcolm Raeburn Read, professional actor and senior lecturer at the University of Salford in Manchester, England, as a visiting guest lecturer from Feb. 16-26.Read will be at ONU as part of an exchange agreement with the University of...


Ohio Northern University presents the ONU Symphony

Post date: 02/11/2014 - 12:52pm
Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents the Ohio Northern University Symphony on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 4:30 p.m.
 The ONU Symphony Orchestra will perform “Night on Bald Mountain” by Modest Mussorgsky followed by “Concerto for the Flute” by Carl Nelson featuring ONU...


Ohio Northern University presents faculty recital featuring chamber music

Post date: 02/10/2014 - 1:26pm
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents an evening of chamber music in the Snyder Recital Hall in the Presser Building on Sunday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.ONU music faculty members Lance and Pamela Ashmore, Michele Smith, and Thomas Hunt will...


Ohio Northern University LLM student to prosecute cases in Allen County Prosecutor’s Office

Post date: 02/10/2014 - 9:10am
Ezmarai Osmany, an Ohio Northern University LLM (Master of Laws) student who also is a former prosecutor in Afghanistan, will have the opportunity to prosecute in the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office after receiving special permission from the Ohio Supreme Court.Bruce French, ONU professor of law...


Ohio Northern University celebrates Black History Month

Post date: 02/07/2014 - 1:01pm
Ohio Northern University commemorates Black History Month this February with a number of scheduled events. Several campus organizations will collaborate to provide diverse opportunities to celebrate African-American heritage. Here is the schedule of February’s activities: Cultural Conversation Hour...


Ohio Northern University’s Phi Beta Delta, Department of History, Politics and Justice and CASE to present forum on ‘Drone Warfare: Legality, Morality, Utility’

Post date: 02/07/2014 - 8:36am
Ohio Northern University’s Gamma Upsilon chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the ONU Department of History, Politics and Justice and CASE (Committee on the Arts and Special Events) present a forum on “Drone Welfare: Legality, Morality, Utility” in the Dicke Forum on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m.The event...


Ohio Northern University presents Shakespeare’s ‘Measure for Measure’

Post date: 02/06/2014 - 12:13pm
The Ohio Northern University Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” from Thursday, Feb. 20, to Saturday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. In addition, there will be two matinee performances: Saturday, Feb. 22, and Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. A post-show...


Ohio Northern University alumnus John Bishop to be inducted into OFIC Hall of Excellence

Post date: 02/06/2014 - 9:34am
John J. Bishop, a 1972 Ohio Northern University graduate and chairman of the board of The Motorists Insurance Group, was selected as a 2014 inductee into the Ohio Foundation of Independent College Hall of Excellence. Bishop was among four selected for the Hall and will be formally inducted at the “...


Filmmaker to speak on ‘Art Reflecting Life, Life Reflecting Art: Cinema as a Social Tool’ as part of Ohio Northern University’s celebration of Black History Month

Post date: 02/04/2014 - 2:34pm
The Ohio Northern University Office of Multicultural Development and the Department of English present acclaimed filmmaker Ya’Ke Smith on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. in the McIntosh Ballroom to help celebrate Black History Month.  Smith's talk also opens the Department of English 2014 Spring...