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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...

ONU technology students receive SME awards

Post date: 08/01/2007 - 8:55am
Three student members of the Ohio Northern University chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) received merit/scholarship awards for the 2007-2008 academic year.

Brett Kuhn, junior technology major from Tiffin, Ohio, was the recipient of a $750 scholarship. Matthew Myers...

ONU graduate receives highest fraternity honors

Post date: 08/01/2007 - 8:54am
Erik Lange, CE '07, was awarded the prestigious Reginald E. F. Colley Award for distinguished service to the Theta Chi fraternity.

A 2007 graduate of Ohio Northern University, Lange served as president of the Zeta Kappa chapter of Theta Chi. He is a native of Chagrin Falls, Ohio.

Two alumni contribute more than $4 million to ONU

Post date: 07/10/2007 - 3:25pm
Ohio Northern University has received more than $4 million from alumni estate contributions.

The estate of Dr. Anthony and Doris Martin provides more than $2.5 million for the benefit of the existing Dr. Anthony J. and Doris E. Martin Pre-Medical Student Scholarship Fund. The University...

Ohio Northern to Host Sakae Institute

Post date: 06/26/2007 - 3:16pm
For the fourth year, Ohio Northern University will host the Sakae Institute of Study Abroad, a preparation program for Japanese students who will begin studies at U.S. colleges and universities in the fall. Eighteen undergraduates, three of whom will attend ONU in the fall, along with nine graduate...

Five new pianos for ONU Music Department

Post date: 06/26/2007 - 2:59pm
Ohio Northern University has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Presser Foundation for the purchase of five new pianos. Organized by professor of music, Dr. M.J. “Sunny” Zank, and Dr. Rebecca Casey, assistant professor of music, the grant will help the music department replace several older...