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Winter Band Concert to Feature ONU Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble

Post date: 02/06/2008 - 1:54pm
The Ohio Northern University Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble invite audiences to a night of enchanting music on Thursday, Feb. 14, at 8 p.m. in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

Perfect for Valentine's Day, both bands will set a romantic tone with beautiful selections,...


Ohio Northern Students to Help with Tax Preparation

Post date: 02/06/2008 - 1:52pm

Elderly and low-income tax payers in Allen and Hardin counties can find free income tax assistance from Ohio Northern University law and accounting students through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).

The VITA Program offers free tax help to low- to moderate-income (generally, $...


ONU Symphony Orchestra presents 'From South to North of the Border'

Post date: 02/05/2008 - 9:55am

The Ohio Northern University Symphony Orchestra explores the issue of Mexican migration and immigration in "From South to North of the Border" on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 8 p.m. in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

The event will feature the world premier performance of "Another...


ONU to Present ‘Fair Means or Foul’ Comic Opera

Post date: 02/01/2008 - 2:45pm

The Ohio Northern University Music Department will present the comic chamber opera "Fair Means or Foul" on Friday, Feb. 1, and Saturday, Feb. 2, in the Snyder Recital Hall of Presser Hall. Both performances begin at 8 p.m.

Composed in 1983 by Seymour Barab, the 45-minute opera stars...


ONU Celebrates Black History Month

Post date: 01/29/2008 - 4:50pm
Ohio Northern University will commemorate 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:

Tuesday,...


ONU Brings to Life the Struggles and Triumphs of Frederick Douglass

Post date: 01/29/2008 - 4:40pm
Ohio Northern University presents "Frederick Douglass: In the Shadow of Slavery," on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 8 p.m. in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. This performance recounts the struggle for freedom from slavery through the eyes of Frederick Douglass, one of the most important African-...


ONU Students Raise Record $44,300 for Charity

Post date: 01/29/2008 - 12:49pm

Up ‘til Dawn, a student fundraiser for St. Jude's Children's Hospital, raised a record $44,300.82 through a letter writing appeal and other activities. On Jan. 25, the Ohio Northern University students celebrated with entertainment, games and food at the ONU Sports Center.


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ONU Hosts Master Class with Phil Reno

Post date: 01/25/2008 - 1:49pm

Phil Reno, Broadway conductor, musical director and arranger, will present a master class for Ohio Northern University theatre, musical theatre and music students on Monday, Jan. 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Biggs Theatre at the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

"We are very fortunate...


ONU to hold Academic Honor Scholarship Recognition Day

Post date: 01/23/2008 - 3:02pm

Ohio Northern University will conduct its Academic Honor Scholarship Recognition Day on Saturday, Jan. 26.

This is the third of four on-campus scholarship evaluation days that attract high-ability applicants. These events involve many on-campus and accepted students who have...


Ohio Northern Hosts ‘Disparity in Sentencing’ for Diversity Forum

Post date: 01/22/2008 - 3:42pm

The Black Law Students Association at Ohio Northern University will host the ninth annual Diversity Forum on Feb. 7 at 11 a.m. in the College of Law's Moot Court Room.

The forum's topic will be "Disparity in Sentencing in the Criminal Justice System" and will include speakers with...


ONU Dance Company Presents 'Glitz and Glamour'

Post date: 01/22/2008 - 11:06am

The Ohio Northern University Dance Company will present "Glitz and Glamour: Dance and Music from the '30s to the '50s" on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 8 p.m. at the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. There also will be a pre-show discussion at 7:15 p.m.

The ONU Dance Company and six guest...


ONU Students to Stay Up ’til Dawn in Celebration of Life-saving Accomplishments

Post date: 01/18/2008 - 1:25pm

Students at Ohio Northern University will pull an all-nighter on Jan. 25, but this time, it won't be for studying. Instead, they will celebrate a successful year of fundraising through Up 'til Dawn®, a program dedicated to the life-saving work of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®. The...


Harvard Law Professor to Speak at ONU Kormendy Lecture

Post date: 01/16/2008 - 3:44pm

Harvard Law Professor David Kennedy will speak at the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law's annual Kormendy Lecture on Friday, Jan. 25, at 11:30 a.m. in the Moot Court Room of the Pettit College of Law. Kennedy's topic will be "The Mystery of Global Governance."

Kennedy is...


ONU holds Trustee Scholar Day

Post date: 01/14/2008 - 3:49pm

Ohio Northern University will present its Trustee Scholar Day on Saturday, Jan. 19. This is the second of four on-campus scholarship evaluation days that attract high-ability applicants.

Approximately 220 students and their parents from Ohio and surrounding states are expected to...


ONU to Hold Mock Interview Day for Business Students

Post date: 01/14/2008 - 3:45pm

The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration at Ohio Northern University will hold a mock interview day on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 9:15 a.m. in James F. Dicke Hall.

More than 20 corporations from the region and Michigan will be on campus to conduct mock interviews with junior and...


ONU Freed Center Welcomes Delicious Children’s Musical 'Pinkalicious'

Post date: 01/11/2008 - 8:37am

Ohio Northern welcomes the delectable children's musical "Pinkalicious" to the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Jan. 18 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

This rose-tinted musical follows cupcake-loving Pinkalicious Pinkerton as she over-indulges on sweet treats, turning herself pink...


The Afro-Semitic Experience to Perform at ONU

Post date: 01/09/2008 - 5:05pm
Ohio Northern University's Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents the Afro-Semitic Experience on Wednesday, Jan. 16, in the English Chapel on the University's campus.

The musical group will participate in three events: a performance during the University's weekly chapel service...


ONU to Welcome Speaker, Celebrate MLK Legacy

Post date: 01/08/2008 - 11:15am
Ohio Northern University welcomes speaker Dr. Carolyn Medine on Friday, Jan. 11 at 5 p.m. in the English Chapel. Medine's presentation will commemorate the 40th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech at Ohio Northern.

Medine will present "Diaspora and Dissemination: The...


Make Art! An Interactive Exhibition Featured at ONU

Post date: 01/08/2008 - 9:02am
Ohio Northern University's gallery season opens its 2008 schedule with "Make Art! An Interactive Exhibition." The exhibition is on display in the Elzay Gallery of Art from Jan. 7-31.

The work represented in this show offers the audience a personalized experience of participating,...


ONU to Hold Presidential Scholarship Recognition Day

Post date: 01/07/2008 - 3:23pm

More than 200 top high school students from Ohio and surrounding states will attend the first session of Ohio Northern University's annual Scholarship Recognition Days on Saturday, Jan. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The Presidential Scholarship Recognition Day kicks off the honor...