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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.
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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...


Ohio Northern Concrete Canoe Competition

Post date: 06/26/2007 - 2:56pm

The Ohio Northern University concrete canoe team moved up one place in the 2007 ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition in Seattle, June 14-16. Last year’s team finished 13, while this year’s team finished 12 in the field of 22. ONU also won fifth place in the design paper portion of the...


ONU receives $3 million gift from Beeler estate

Post date: 06/14/2007 - 10:38pm

Ohio Northern University has received a gift of more than $3 million from the estate of Eugene A. Beeler.

Beeler, who passed away in October of 2006, graduated from ONU in 1949 with a bachelor of arts and science degree and a major in accounting. Beeler was a certified public accountant...


Rudolph Foods awards ONU grant for research project

Post date: 06/08/2007 - 12:13pm

Ohio Northern University, has been awarded a $50,622 grant from Rudolph Foods of Lima, Ohio to fund a summer research project entitled, "Vision Driven Robotic Processing for the Pork Skin Processing Industry."

Under the direction of Adam Stienecker, assistant professor of...


ONU Hosts a Variety of Summer Camps

Post date: 06/05/2007 - 8:11am

This summer Ohio Northern University will host a number of academic, athletic and music camps that will bring thousands of middle and high school students from all over the region to the ONU campus. Students will have a variety of diverse opportunities to choose from that combine new discoveries...


Graduates of Ohio Northern’s Pettit College of Law rank second in the state for first-time applicants passing the bar exam

Post date: 05/21/2007 - 8:22am
Graduates of Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law recorded the second highest percentage of first-time applicants passing the February 2007, bar exam in the state of Ohio.

The University of Akron School of Law ranked first with 92 percent, followed by Ohio Northern with 83...


ONU student garners second in Deloitte/AAA Ohio Region Student Manuscript Competition

Post date: 05/15/2007 - 8:54pm

Megan Monaco, a sophomore from North Canton, Ohio majoring in accounting at Ohio Northern University's James F. Dicke College of Business Administration, garnered second place in the Undergraduate Division of the Deloitte-Touche/American Accounting Association Ohio Region Student Manuscript...


ONU's Global Village Cafe Donates Proceeds

Post date: 05/13/2007 - 9:41pm

Three children's charities are now benefiting from the proceeds of this year's Global Village Cafe at Ohio Northern University.

The Global Village Cafe is designed and operated by students in Dr. Peter Banfe's small business management class at Ohio Northern University. For two days...


ONU offers "Be Your Own Boss" -- An Entrepreneur Learning Experience summer camp

Post date: 05/13/2007 - 9:40pm

The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration at Ohio Northern University is offering "Be Your Own Boss -- An Entrepreneur Learning Experience" summer camp from June 17 - 22.

The featured program is open to high school students with a strong interest in entrepreneurship and small...


Petula Clark to Appear with ONU Symphony Orchestra

Post date: 05/13/2007 - 9:39pm

World-renowned vocalist Petula Clark, backed by the Ohio Northern University Symphony Orchestra, will be performing on Saturday, May 12, at the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

Clark first broke into the limelight during World War II, entertaining troops on the radio and in concert as...


Ohio Northern Chapter of the National Broadcasting Society Receives Awards

Post date: 05/08/2007 - 9:39pm

The Ohio Northern University chapter of the National Broadcasting Society attended the 44th annual National Broadcasting Society convention in Chicago and walked away with multiple awards.

The WONB broadcast team of senior Matt Schimmoeller, of Van Buren, Ohio, and junior Seth Castle...


Ohio state treasurer to speak at ONU Law Commencement ceremony

Post date: 05/03/2007 - 5:04pm
Ohio Northern University will celebrate its 2007 College of Law commencement ceremony at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 13, in the ONU Sports Center. Approximately 103 students are slated to graduate. President Kendall Baker will preside.

In addition to the juris doctor degrees, ONU will...


ONU Chapter of ASCE Receives Governor’s Award

Post date: 05/03/2007 - 5:02pm
The Ohio Northern University chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently received the 2007 Region 3 Governor’s Award.

The Governor's Award is presented to the best student chapter in the region. In addition to the Governor's Award, ONU’s ASCE chapter...


International Student to Speak at ONU's Honors Day

Post date: 04/28/2007 - 7:29am
Oleksandr "Sasha" Kondratyuk, an LL.M. student from Kyiv, Ukraine, will be the featured speaker at Ohio Northern University's Honors Day celebration on Saturday, May 5. His topic for the 11 a.m. convocation in the university's gymnasium, will be "Living in the Globalized, Shrinking World:...