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ONU Hosts first in series of cultural conversation discussions

Post date: 09/19/2007 - 2:45pm
The Ohio Northern University Office of Multicultural Development will host the first in a year-long series of Cultural Conversation Hours on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The conversation hour will be held at the ONU Multicultural Center located at 307 S. Union Street.


ONU featured in Princeton Review's "The Best 366 Colleges"

Post date: 09/18/2007 - 10:03am
Ohio Northern University is once again featured as one of the nation's top schools in the new Princeton Review annual college guide, "The Best 366 Colleges, 2008 Edition."

The rankings in the 2008 edition are based on The Princeton Review's survey of 120,000 students at 366 colleges in the book...

Intellectual property scholar to open the ONU College of Law Dean’s Lecture Series

Post date: 09/17/2007 - 3:55pm
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law Dean's Lecture Series will commence with a presentation by Professor Peter K. Yu on Friday, Sept. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in the Moot Court Room.

Yu, the Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and Director of the Intellectual Property...

ONU jumps to No. 2 in U.S. News & World Report edition of ‘America’s Best Colleges’

Post date: 09/17/2007 - 2:45pm

Ohio Northern University has jumped to the No. 2 ranking among Midwest comprehensive colleges in the 2008 U.S. News & World Report annual edition of "America's Best Colleges."

ONU, which has been ranked in the region's top 10 for the past 16 years, has been elevated to the second...

Baumgartner wins IEEE Technical Field Award in Robotics and Automation

Post date: 09/17/2007 - 2:11pm
Dr. Eric T. Baumgartner, dean of Ohio Northern University's T.J. Smull College of Engineering, along with Dr. Paul G. Backes and Dr. Larry H. Matthies of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, were selected as co-recipients of the 2008 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Technical...

Ohio Northern Presents Panel Discussion on Constitution

Post date: 09/17/2007 - 11:15am
A three-member panel made up of ONU faculty and moderated by Scott Gerber, professor of law, will discuss the U.S. Constitution followed by a question and answer session. The event will be held on Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Ohio Northern University's Freed Center for the Performing Arts.


ONU Freed Center presents family friendly performance, addresses childhood bullying

Post date: 09/13/2007 - 3:59pm
Ohio Northern University Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present The Bully on Friday, Sept. 21 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

The Bully, performed by New York-based Vital Children's Theatre Company, offers a fun and energetic show that helps children, parents and adults alike discover...

Vocal sensation Toxic Audio to perform at ONU

Post date: 09/13/2007 - 3:57pm
Ohio Northern University Freed Center for the Performing Arts invites audiences to enjoy the vocal power of international music sensation Toxic Audio on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m.

Comprised of five vocalists, Toxic Audio promises audiences will never again underestimate the power of the human...

Nigerian scholar to speak at ONU

Post date: 09/13/2007 - 3:53pm
The Ohio Northern University Department of Philosophy and Religion will host a public lecture featuring Nigerian scholar Dr. Murtala A. Bidmos on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m. in the McIntosh Ballroom.

Dr. Bidmos, associate professor of education, University of Lagos, Nigeria, will present...

Mike Super to bring magic and illusion to ONU Freed Center

Post date: 09/12/2007 - 3:44pm
Ohio Northern University's Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present Mike Super: Magic and Illusion on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m.

Super, an acclaimed magician and illusionist brings to the stage a dazzling mix of lights, unbelievable illusions and sidesplitting comedy. His unique...

Former Wal-Mart President to speak at ONU

Post date: 09/06/2007 - 11:57am
The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration will present James C. Shewmaker, former President and Chief Operating Officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., as the first speaker for the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts...

ONU Raabe College of Pharmacy honors trio with distinguished alumni awards

Post date: 08/30/2007 - 2:11pm
Three alumni of Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy will be honored with Distinguished Alumni Awards at a banquet in the McIntosh Center faculty and staff dining room on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 5 p.m.

This marks the first year that Distinguished Alumni Awards are being...

Ohio Northern Plans Move-in Day

Post date: 08/28/2007 - 8:53am
Undergraduate classes at Ohio Northern University will begin Tuesday, Sept. 4. In preparation, opening activities have been scheduled to welcome new and returning students to the university community.

 New students will be moving into their residence halls on Saturday, Sept. 1. A parent/family...

New York Photographer Showcases Local Small Towns

Post date: 08/21/2007 - 11:05am
Scenes of Ada, Alger, Bluffton, Dunkirk, "Jumbo," Mt. Victory and Roundhead are included in "Places Like Ada," an exhibit of digital photographs of Midwestern small towns and villages by noted New York photographer Nancy Sirkis.

The exhibit, to be held Sept. 8-9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m....

Art exhibition and gallery season opens at Ohio Northern University

Post date: 08/15/2007 - 4:26pm
Northern University announces the opening of its 2007-08 art exhibition and gallery season at the Elzay and Stambaugh Studio Theatre galleries. The gallery season is designed to serve as a cultural resource for the Ohio Northern community and surrounding region, as well as to host national and...

Two members of ONU engineering faculty recognized by ASEE for 2007 Freshman Programs Division Best Paper

Post date: 08/15/2007 - 1:58pm

Dr. John Estell and Dr. John-David Yoder, professors from Ohio Northern University’s T.J. Smull College of Engineering, were recognized by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) as recipients of the 2007 Freshman Programs Division Best Paper Award.


ONU to present Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”

Post date: 08/08/2007 - 9:24am

Ohio Northern University's Freed Center for the Performing Arts will open its 17th season with Disney's "Beauty and the Beast."

"Beauty and the Beast" opens Aug. 23 at 8 p.m. and continues Aug. 24 and 25, also at 8 p.m., and Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. The second showing will be held Aug. 31 at 8 p....

ONU welcomes new class of LLM students

Post date: 08/07/2007 - 1:46pm
ONU welcomes new class of LLM students


ADA - The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law welcomes its second class of international students to the Democrat Governance and Rules of Law LL.M. program beginning Aug. 12.

The eight students are lawyers from nations in Africa,...

Ohio Northern receives grant to increase student diversity

Post date: 08/03/2007 - 2:30pm

Ohio Northern University has received a $13,953 grant from the Minority Recruitment Program of the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges to establish Vision Builders, a minority student recruitment effort aimed at broadening the scope of the University's student diversity.

The Vision...

ONU’s College of Pharmacy receives NIH funding to study the toxic effects of the club drug Ecstasy

Post date: 08/02/2007 - 9:35am
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have awarded to Ohio Northern University's Raabe College of Pharmacy $247,500 to study the cellular mechanisms by which the popular club drug Ecstasy increases body temperatures.

Dr. Jon Sprague, professor of pharmacology and dean of the College of Pharmacy...