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ONU student receives national SAE award

Post date: 12/15/2006 - 12:00am

Matt Castellucci, a senior mechanical engineering major from Alliance, Ohio, has been chosen as one of only 25 elected student participants for the third annual Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Leadership Development Program.

Castellucci will participate in the Section Officers...

ONU Student Dies in Traffic Accident

Post date: 12/15/2006 - 12:00am

Ohio Northern University is saddened by the death of Robert H. Rittenhouse in a traffic accident at about 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 15.

He was a freshman in general studies from Belle Center, Ohio.

Calling hours will be in Bellefontaine, Tuesday, December 19, 2-4 pm & 6-...

Christmas Music at Ohio Northern

Post date: 12/07/2006 - 12:00am

The Ohio Northern University music department is performing three concerts to commemorate the holiday season.

The annual Christmas Band Concert, featuring the ONU Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble, will be held on Monday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts....

ONU PRSSA chapter garners numerous national awards

Post date: 12/07/2006 - 12:00am

Ohio Northern University's Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter received a Dr. F.H. Teahan National Chapter Award and numerous individual awards at the National PRSSA conference in Salt Lake City Nov. 10 -14.

The ONU chapter snared the Teahan Chapter Award for...

ONU hosts Kritzler Lecture

Post date: 12/04/2006 - 12:00am

Dr. David J. Rakestraw, chief technologist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, will present, "High Technology Start-Up: Invention thru Commercialization" at the 12th annual Kritzler Lecture at Ohio Northern University in the Dicke Forum on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m.


ONU captures first place at National Association of Industrial Technology conference

Post date: 12/01/2006 - 12:00am

Ohio Northern University garnered first place for "Best Electronics and Controls" at the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT) national conference in Cleveland on Nov. 16 - 17.

Fifteen institutions competed to create autonomous robots to accomplish a search and rescue...

ONU Professor Receives ASEE Award

Post date: 11/16/2006 - 12:00am

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) presented the North Central Section Outstanding Campus Representative Award to Robert L. Ward, ONU professor of civil engineering.

Ward, who has been teaching at ONU since 1989, was recognized as an ASEE campus representative who...

Seminar Focuses on Women’s Rights

Post date: 11/16/2006 - 12:00am

“Women’s Rights in International Context” will be the topic of the Ohio Northern University LL.M seminar in the Pettit College of Law on Nov. 17-18. The weekend event begins at 9 a.m. in the Seminar Willis Room. Professor Julie Mertus, associate professor and co-director of the Ethics, Peace...

Twelfth Annual ONU Holiday Spectacular

Post date: 11/13/2006 - 12:00am

The Ohio Northern University Departments of Theatre and Music present the 12th annual ONU Holiday Spectacular at the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. The show will also be presented at the Veterans Memorial Civic and...

ONU Art Department Faculty Featured in Exhibit

Post date: 11/09/2006 - 12:00am

The work of current and former Ohio Northern University’s art department faculty will be featured in an exhibit presented by ArtSpace/Lima at the Ellen Nelson Gallery from Nov. 10-Dec. 31.

An opening reception will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10.

The exhibit...

ONU Students Take Top Honors in Vocal Performance

Post date: 11/08/2006 - 12:00am

Seven Ohio Northern University students took top honors at the Buckeye Chapter of the National Association for Teachers of Singing (NATS) Student Auditions at Bluffton University on Saturday, Nov.4.

The competition is held annually and is sanctioned by the Great Lakes Region of NATS...

Von’s Jewelry to Feature Art Work By Toby Baker

Post date: 11/08/2006 - 12:00am

Von’s Jewelry, 3217 Elida Road, Lima, will feature recent artwork and select pieces of fused glass jewelry by painter and sculptor Toby Baker, Nov. 16-30.

Mrs. Baker’s work is described as whimsical and colorful. She has received awards for her art both locally and across the state....

ONU President to Moderate Student Debate on Wal-Mart

Post date: 10/30/2006 - 12:00am

“Wal-Mart: An American Company or A Chinese Agent?” is the theme for a debate at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Forum of the James F. Dicke Hall on the campus of Ohio Northern University. Students in a special topics course in the College of Business Administration will debate the...

ONU's Global Café Ready for Business

Post date: 10/27/2006 - 12:00am

The sixth annual Ohio Northern University Global Village Café will be serving its diverse cuisine from award-winning chefs at the Ada Train Depot on Nov. 10-11. The theme for this year’s event is “Stem the Tide of Aids in Children.”

The student-run project provides area residents...

Prominent Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders to Discuss 'Business Success and Lessons Learned Along the Way'

Post date: 10/26/2006 - 12:00am

A panel of Ohio Northern University alumni who are prominent entrepreneurs and business leaders will discuss “Business Success and Lessons Learned Along the Way” as part of the ONU College of Business Distinguished Lecture Series in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at 7 p.m. on Wednesday...

ONU Symphony Orchestra to Present 'Sounds of Silence'

Post date: 10/26/2006 - 12:00am

The Ohio Northern University Symphony Orchestra will present “Sounds of Silence” at the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m.

The concert will feature Virgo Veldi, guest saxophonist from Estonia and Orna Arania, guest vocalist.

The concert,...

ONU Presents Society of Illustrators Art Exhibit

Post date: 10/25/2006 - 12:00am

Ohio Northern University will host the 2006-2007 Traveling Exhibition of the Society of Illustrators Nov. 6-17 in the Elzay Gallery of Art and the Stambaugh Studio Theatre Gallery.

The exhibition will feature more than 40 works that are a representative sample of the best artwork...

ONU Engineering Student Takes Top Award

Post date: 10/25/2006 - 12:00am

Kathryn Johnson, a senior civil engineering major from Alliance, Ohio, was awarded The Ohio Section of the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Poster Presentation Award. The presentation took place at the 68th annual conference and exposition in Cleveland, Ohio on Oct. 10-13.


Pharmacy Student Receives National Scholarship

Post date: 10/19/2006 - 12:00am

Rachelle Younger, a sixth-year pharmacy student from Bloomington, Ill., was awarded a scholarship from the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) at their 108th Annual Convention and Trade Exposition in Las Vegas.

Younger was one of only 27 pharmacy students in the nation...

Theatre to Present 'Emma's Child'

Post date: 10/19/2006 - 12:00am

The ONU department of theatre will present “Emma’s Child,” Wednesday-Friday, Oct. 25-27 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. in the Stambaugh Studio Theatre of the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

Kristine Thatcher’s “Emma’s Child” is a...