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ONU Symphony concert to feature Austrian and German composers

Post date: 10/04/2017 - 6:15am

The ONU Symphony will perform at 4 p.m. on Oct. 15 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at Ohio Northern University. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $15 for ONU faculty and staff, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students. The Freed Center box office is open Monday through Friday from...

Ohio Northern presents Young Alumni awards

Post date: 09/27/2017 - 2:19pm

Ohio Northern University alumni Stephanie (Spirer) Crandall and Justin Schultz are the latest recipients of the William L. Robinson Young Alumni Award from their alma mater. The award was established by the ONU Alumni Association to honor individuals who have graduated from the University in the...

Welcome Back!

Post date: 09/27/2017 - 1:32pm

As new and returning students were welcomed to Ohio Northern University this fall, many departments within the Getty College of Arts & Sciences took time to welcome students to campus in special ways. 

New Physics, Chemistry, Math and Biology students take to the classroom....

Four new members inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame

Post date: 09/27/2017 - 10:48am

The Ohio Northern University Athletic Hall of Fame inducted four new members during recent ceremonies over Homecoming weekend at the University.


The inductees in the fall 2017 class are Ann Ringler Bassitt of Ada, Ohio, a 1997 graduate who majored in biology and played both...

Noted researcher to share insights on ocean research during Kritzler Lectureship in Chemistry

Post date: 09/26/2017 - 6:11am

Adina Paytan, Ph.D., will discuss “Using oxygen isotopes in phosphate for source tracking and P cycling” at 3 p.m. on Oct. 2 in room 248 of the Mathile Center for the Natural Sciences at Ohio Northern University. She will give a second lecture, “Coral and Acid – Impacts of ocean acidification on...

Study program provides perspective for political science student

Post date: 09/25/2017 - 8:06am

This past summer, Price participated in a two-month international program at Dankook University in South Korea. The summer program was offered through the ONU Study Abroad Office. In South Korea, he took classes with other students from around the world and had the opportunity to give a final...

ONU to honor of President Emeritus Kendall Baker and former first lady Toby Baker

Post date: 09/19/2017 - 4:43pm

A ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. Sept. 23 to dedicate the Baker Commons area at Ohio Northern University in honor of President Emeritus Kendall Baker and former ONU first lady Toby Baker. The event will be held near Affinity Village, located along Polar Bear and Loop Road, just south of the...

Delivering Big Care to Small Towns

Post date: 09/19/2017 - 2:32pm

Growing up in Parma, Ohio, Amy Fanous, Pharm D ’12, was used to the excitement of nearby Cleveland. Life in a small village was not on her radar.

Today, Fanous is living the small-town dream in a big way as director of the ONU HealthWise Mobile Clinic. Several times a month, Fanous...

Homecoming events designed to awaken memories for alumni

Post date: 09/13/2017 - 8:30am

Ohio Northern University is planning a memorable Homecoming for 2017. “Bringing Memories Out of the Shadows” is the theme for ONU’s Homecoming events Sept. 22-24. The annual festive event offers an opportunity for former students to return to campus and connect with their alma mater. In that...

College rankings recognize relevance of ONU’s educational experience

Post date: 09/12/2017 - 2:59pm

By several measures, Ohio Northern University is an outstanding college choice. In fall 2017, ONU is again featured in several venues that highlight outstanding colleges and universities.


For example, Ohio Northern is ranked fourth in the Midwest among regional liberal arts...

University announces USDA loan

Post date: 09/11/2017 - 10:19am

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Community Facilities Program has awarded Ohio Northern University a $67.2 million loan to support a variety of campus initiatives, including funds to help construct a new 105,000-square-foot College of Engineering building....

Speaker to discuss podcasts and elite knowledge in upcoming talk

Post date: 09/05/2017 - 5:58am

Emily Houh will discuss “On Professors, Podcasts and the Democratization of ‘Elite’ Knowledge” at 4 p.m. on Sept. 12 in the Celebrezze Moot Courtroom (room 129) in the Ohio Northern University College of Law. The talk, which is part of the ONU Law Dean’s Lecture Series, is free and open to the...

Mathematics manuscript includes research efforts by ONU students and faculty member

Post date: 08/28/2017 - 6:21am

A research monograph written by Mihai Caragiu, Ph.D., professor of mathematics and chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Ohio Northern University, was recently released. “Sequential Experiment with Primes” (Springer Nature, 2017) is designed for fellow educators and advanced...

ONU’s Mobile Health Clinic offering free health screenings to area residents

Post date: 08/24/2017 - 8:09am

The Ohio Northern University Mobile Health Clinic will offer health screenings free of charge at the Forest, Ohio, food pantry from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Forest United Methodist Church, 111 E. Dixon St., Forest.


The 38-foot bus is in its first season of operation by...

Compassion Driving Force in Clinical Success

Post date: 08/19/2017 - 3:46pm

For Nathaniel Mabe, PharmD ’14, the Ohio Northern pharmacy roots run deep. His father, Robert, BSPh ’71, and brother, Stephen, PharmD ’10, are both alumni. Though he appreciated the connections, Mabe wanted to ensure he grew his own branch in the profession of pharmacy. 

“I knew before...

Education on-the-Go

Post date: 08/19/2017 - 1:18pm

By now, you may have heard that the ONU HealthWise Mobile Clinic has a new set of wheels. Thanks to recent support from CVS Health and Mercy Health in Lima, Ohio, ONU now delivers health care to Hardin County in a motor...

Community service efforts set tone for engaged learning as ONU begins 2017-18 academic year

Post date: 08/15/2017 - 8:28am

Ohio Northern University will put active learning and community involvement into practice with the annual Ada Community Engagement (ACE) Day beginning at 10 a.m. on Aug. 19. The program is designed to engage incoming students with their college home and provide opportunities for ONU’s first-year...

Ohio Northern University observatory to host viewing of solar eclipse

Post date: 08/14/2017 - 1:08pm

The Ohio Northern University observatory will be open to the public to view “The Great American Solar Eclipse” from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 21. The observatory is located on the west side of campus, off of Lincoln Avenue and near the baseball field.


“We will not...

Group reading project helps freshmen make college transition, fosters sense of learning community

Post date: 08/11/2017 - 6:09am

Through a common reading project, Ohio Northern University utilizes the power of the written word to connect with new students and further the learning community on campus. The endeavor, which began in 2013, involves freshman students reading a book and then discussing it during “transition...

Recent Ohio Northern University graduate Rebecca Carman earns award for design project

Post date: 08/10/2017 - 6:04am

Rebecca Carman of Bellefontaine (Bellefontaine High School), a 2017 Ohio Northern University graduate, recently earned an inaugural Award for Student Excellence from the New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U). The award recognizes students for their knowledge and experience in...