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The Second City comes to ONU

Post date: 09/21/2015 - 12:34pm

The Ohio Northern University Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents “The Second City Fully Loaded,” featuring a special third act with ONU’s improv group “Fearless Shenanygans,” on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 8:30 p.m. for the 2015 Homecoming performance. 

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ONU Law to hold debate on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage

Post date: 09/18/2015 - 11:57am

Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law presents a debate on the constitutionality of Obergefell v. Hodges (same-sex marriage case) in the Celebrezze Moot Court Room on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 11 a.m.

The event, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the ONU Law’s Federalist...

Engineering College's programs re-accredited by ABET

Post date: 09/17/2015 - 2:02pm

Ohio Northern University’s bachelor’s degree programs in civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering have been re-accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied...

ONU English professor Jennifer Moore publishes book of poetry

Post date: 09/16/2015 - 1:15pm

Jennifer Moore, Ohio Northern University assistant professor of English, has had her collection of poems, “The Veronica Maneuver,” published by the University of Akron Press.

One critic of Moore’s new release said, “Each poem is a flammable mouth that refuses to be muzzled. Dazzling and...

ONU receives $113,000 grant from Cardinal Health

Post date: 09/15/2015 - 2:07pm

Cardinal Health has awarded the Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy a $113,000 grant to provide increased support for current and future pharmacy students with an interest in community and independent pharmacy. 

Ohio Northern was chosen as a recipient based on its...

The Freed Center to present ‘Edges’

Post date: 09/15/2015 - 1:59pm

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “Edges” from Sept. 24-27 at 7:30 p.m. A second show will be held on Friday, Sept. 25, at 10:30 p.m. There also will be a matinee performances on Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. 

“Edges” is a song cycle about four burgeoning...

Department of Music to celebrate choral music during Homecoming

Post date: 09/14/2015 - 1:30pm

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents a celebration of choral music as part of the ONU Homecoming festivities in the Snyder Recital Hall in the Presser Building on Friday, Sept. 25, at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.        

The evening’s program will...

ONU’s Homecoming weekend starts Sept. 25

Post date: 09/14/2015 - 10:32am

Ohio Northern University will celebrate Homecoming 2015 from Sept. 25-27. All alumni, friends, family, faculty and students are welcome to attend.

With its “Let the Good Times Roar” theme, Homecoming weekend will kick off on Friday, Sept. 25, with a Law Alumni Luncheon at 11 a.m. and Law...

2015 psychology graduates score in the 98th percentile on the MFT

Post date: 09/14/2015 - 9:21am

The Ohio Northern University Department of Psychology, Sociology and Criminal Justice has announced that the 2015 graduating seniors in psychology, as a group, scored in the 98th percentile on the Major Field Test (MFT) in psychology.

The mean score of the 221 institutions using the MFT...

The Princeton Review ranks ONU as one of the country’s ‘Best 380 Colleges’

Post date: 09/10/2015 - 2:23pm

Ohio Northern University is once again featured as one of the nation’s top schools in The Princeton Review’s annual college guide, “The Best 380 Colleges: 2016 Edition.” ONU also is one of the 159 institutions that The Princeton Review recommends in the “Best of the Midwest” section of its...

ONU to present ‘The President and the Constitution’

Post date: 09/10/2015 - 9:15am

Ohio Northern University will observe Constitution Day with a panel discussion on “The President and the Constitution” in the Pettit College of Law’s Celebrezze Moot Courtroom on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 4:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Scott Gerber, ONU professor of law...

Northern ranked No. 2 by U.S. News & World Report

Post date: 09/09/2015 - 9:29am

Ohio Northern University has been ranked No. 2 among Midwest regional colleges in “Best Colleges 2016,” which is published annually by U.S. News & World Report.

Ohio Northern has appeared in the top 10 of the publication’s Regional College Midwest Rankings for the past 24 years and...

Sociology professor to analyze data for Hardin County Juvenile Court

Post date: 09/08/2015 - 12:09pm

Dr. Keith F. Durkin, Ohio Northern University professor of sociology, will serve as data analyst and program evaluator for the Hardin County Juvenile Court to facilitate the provision of behavioral health services to post-adjucated youth ages 12-17 who have mental health disorders.


ONU places fourth in ‘Best Colleges in Ohio’ ranking

Post date: 09/01/2015 - 3:58pm

Ohio Northern University has been ranked fourth in the “Best Colleges in Ohio” rankings, and placed in the top 10 percent nationally, in the new 2015-16 PayScale College Salary Report. According to the same report, ONU ranks third among Ohio schools in the number of science technology,...

‘The Not So Newlywed Game’ at the Freed Center

Post date: 08/31/2015 - 1:18pm

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “The Not So Newlywed Game with Bob Eubanks” on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 7:30 p.m.

“The Not So Newlywed Game with Bob Eubanks” is a live replica of the television game that uses married couples that are either...

We The Kings to play ONU

Post date: 08/28/2015 - 10:20am

 Ohio Northern University’s Tunes on the Tundra will feature We The Kings, with PUBLIC as the opening act, in the ONU Field House on Friday, Sept. 4, at 7:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the ONU Student Senate.

“As leaders of the campus, we believe events like this are crucial to...

Pharmacy professor receives Albert E. Rosica Jr. Memorial Award

Post date: 08/26/2015 - 2:17pm

Deirdre “Dee Dee” Myers, Ohio Northern University pharmacy and laboratory instructor, was presented the 2014-15 Albert E. Rosica Jr. Memorial award by the American College of Apothecaries (ACA) at the College’s 2015 Annual Education Conference in Denver on Aug. 14.

This award,...

Student awarded Order of the Sphinx

Post date: 08/25/2015 - 12:28pm

Ohio Northern University student Anthony Ginella, a senior pharmaceutical business major from Canal Fulton, Ohio, was awarded the Order of the Sphinx at the Delta Sigma Phi National convention in New Orleans in July.

Ginella, president of the Alpha Eta chapter of Delta Sigma Phi at ONU,...

Ohio Northern University professor awarded grant from Raptor Motorsports

Post date: 08/24/2015 - 11:31am

Dr. Edward Potkanowicz, Ohio Northern University associate professor of exercise physiology, has been awarded a $5,000 grant from Raptor Motorsports LLC and $15,000 of in-kind funding from Inde Motorsports Ranch to support research in human thermoregulation/sports performance and driver science...

Move-in day features variety of activities

Post date: 08/21/2015 - 8:39am

Orientation leaders from left, third-year pharmacy student Christine Orosz, second-year pharmacy student Dan Rohan, sophomore Connor Ney and sophomore Drew Huff greet guests and new students on West College Avenue as freshmen arrive on campus at Ohio Northern University.

Ohio Northern...