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Speaker to discuss hospitals and patient surveys during upcoming talk

Post date: 04/11/2017 - 8:07am

Leslie A. Theis will discuss “Embracing the patient: How hospitals can and should capitalize on CAHPS patient surveys” at 6:30 p.m. on April 18 in James F. Dicke Hall room 230 at Ohio Northern University. The event is free and open to the public.

Theis, a registered nurse, is performance...

ONU’s nursing program makes the mark in preparing students for their careers

Post date: 04/06/2017 - 8:17am

Ohio Northern University’s nursing program is making the grade in its ability to successfully prepare students for rewarding careers. recently ranked ONU’s nursing program as second among 84 programs in the state.

The ranking analyzes several factors and is based...

Panel discussion to address heroin epidemic from variety of perspectives

Post date: 03/30/2017 - 8:04am

An upcoming panel discussion at Ohio Northern University will take a multi-faceted look at the heroin problem that continues to wreak havoc. “The heroin epidemic: Responses of law enforcement and health care professionals” will be held at 7 p.m. on April 5 in the Forum of James F. Dicke Hall. It...

United States Court of Appeals for Armed Forces to hear oral arguments at College of Law

Post date: 03/29/2017 - 8:00am

The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces will hear oral arguments at Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law at 2 p.m. on April 5 in the Large Moot Courtroom. This is the court’s first time holding session at an Ohio law school.

The case will be held...

ONU’s PRSSA chapter to host social media workshop

Post date: 03/28/2017 - 7:57am

A workshop to help area professionals sharpen their social media skills will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 8 in the Hakes-Pierstorf Family Pharmacy Education Center Building, rooms 157 and 158, at Ohio Northern University.

The cost of the daylong workshop, including lunch,...

Shirley and Lee Stockton’s gift pushes engineering campaign closer to goal

Post date: 03/24/2017 - 7:55am

Lee Stockton’s legacy of contributing to the success of Ohio Northern University’s engineering students continues with a recent lead gift he and his wife, Shirley, made to the University’s “Campaign for Engineering: Building Impact at ONU.” The endeavor will help fund a new building for the T.J...

Michael Prescott to deliver Lovett Distinguished Lecture

Post date: 03/23/2017 - 8:22am

Michael Prescott, president of U.S. Bank’s Cincinnati market, will deliver the Carroll V. Lovett Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. on March 28 in the forum of Ohio Northern University’s James F. Dicke Hall. The title of his talk is “What I didn’t learn from textbooks.”

The talk is free and...

Detroit Symphony Orchestra string trio to perform at Ohio Northern University

Post date: 03/22/2017 - 8:36am

A string trio from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will present a concert at 8 p.m. on March 27 in the Snyder Recital Hall of Presser Hall at Ohio Northern University. The trio consists of Eric Nowlin, Yoonshin Song and Wei Yu. The concert is free and open to the public.

Nowlin is...

Human rights advocate Juan Mendez to talk at ONU

Post date: 03/20/2017 - 8:48am

Globally recognized human rights expert Juan E. Mendez will discuss “The status of torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment in the United States and world today” at 11:30 a.m. on March 31 in the Forum inside James F. Dicke Hall at Ohio Northern University. The talk is...

Gospel Ensemble to celebrate legacy in upcoming 30th anniversary concert

Post date: 03/16/2017 - 8:30am

Ohio Northern University’s Gospel Ensemble has proved that diversity and inclusion are themes that stand the test of time. The singing group, which was founded in fall 1987 for a one-time performance, will perform its 30-year anniversary concert at 4 p.m. on April 2 in the McIntosh Center...

JD Yoder named next dean of the College of Engineering

Post date: 03/14/2017 - 8:16am

Long-time faculty member and administrator John-David “JD” Yoder, Ph.D., has been named dean of the T.J. Smull College of Engineering at Ohio Northern University, effective June 19. Yoder, who joined the ONU faculty in 2001, is currently professor of mechanical engineering and chair of the...

Kosovo ambassador to deliver talk at College of Law

Post date: 03/08/2017 - 8:08am

Ambassador Teuta Sahatqija from Kosovo will give a presentation titled “The Leadership Roles of Women in Transitional States” at 7:30 p.m. on March 14 in the Ohio Northern University College of Law Moot Courtroom. Sahatqija is head of the Diplomatic Mission of the Republic of Kosovo...

Symphonic Band concert to honor memory of Catherine ‘Kitty’ Freed

Post date: 03/07/2017 - 8:25am

The Ohio Northern University Symphonic Band will present a concert to honor the memory of Catherine “Kitty” Freed, former first lady of Ohio Northern, at 4 p.m. on March 19 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.


The concert will feature motivational and special music...

Professor emeritus receives Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana from the Republic of Estonia

Post date: 03/02/2017 - 10:19am

Ohio Northern University Professor of Communication Arts Emeritus Nils Riess has been awarded the Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana from the Republic of Estonia.

The Republic of Estonia bestows as gratitude and recognition various state decorations on persons whose activities have...

Public relations students earn honorable mention in global competition

Post date: 02/28/2017 - 9:13am

By student writer Haley Grigsby

The public relations program at Ohio Northern University won an honorable mention and $500 in the global Peer to Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism campaign during the 2016-17 academic year. Hosted by EdVenture Partners, Facebook and the U.S. Department of...

College of Engineering honors two with Distinguished Alumni Awards

Post date: 02/27/2017 - 8:17am

Ohio Northern University’s T.J. Smull College of Engineering recently honored Charles Leader and Daniel Walker with Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Leader, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering in 1960, founded Leader Engineering Fabrication in Napoleon, Ohio,...

Upcoming law forum to explore discrimination and implicit bias

Post date: 02/21/2017 - 8:20am

“Discrimination and implicit bias: An exploration of unconscious bias and remedies provided by the law” will be the topic of a law diversity forum at 11 a.m. Feb. 28 in the large Moot Court Room in the Ohio Northern University College of Law. The program is free and open to the public.


CVS Health President and CEO Larry J. Merlo delivers Sebok Pharmacy Lecture

Post date: 02/20/2017 - 6:01am

Larry J. Merlo, president and chief executive officer of CVS Health [NYSE: CVS], delivered the Sebok Pharmacy Lecture at Ohio Northern on Feb. 16.

“As change accelerates in health care, pharmacy can drive important solutions in the areas of cost, quality and access,” Merlo said during...

Musical performances are slated at Ohio Northern University

Post date: 02/17/2017 - 9:23am

Ohio Northern University Symphony to perform world premiere of Civil War music

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents the Ohio Northern Symphony concert “Glory, War and Peace” at 3 p.m. on Feb. 26 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. The concert will feature a...

University of Chicago faculty researcher Ka Yee Christina Lee to deliver Kritzler Lecture

Post date: 02/15/2017 - 8:06am

Ka Yee Christina Lee, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and senior associate vice president for research at the University of Chicago, will discuss “The science of breathing: Wrinkle-to-fold transitions in long surfactants and other elastic sheet” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 23 in the Dicke Hall Forum at...