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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.


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...

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...

Ohio Northern Hosts Fall Choral Concert

Post date: 10/17/2006 - 12:00am

The fall choral concert by the Ohio Northern University Community Chorus and three barbershop quartets will be 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 22, in Presser Hall on the Ohio Northern campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Denise D’Arca, professor of music, is director with Kristen...

Messiah Rehearsals begin at Ohio Northern

Post date: 10/17/2006 - 12:00am

Rehearsals for Handel’s Messiah will begin at 6:45 p.m., Oct. 23, on the campus of Ohio Northern University.

The University Community Chorus will perform the Christmas portion of Handel's Messiah on Dec. 17, and members of the university and community are invited to be part of the...

Ohio Northern's SMArts is Creative Education

Post date: 10/17/2006 - 12:00am

Students from two area elementary schools are participating in Ohio Northern University’s SMArts (Saturday Morning Art) enrichment program, learning art and more. Each Saturday in October, 19 ONU teacher candidates are leading 50 students from Ada and Bath schools through an innovative and...

ONU to Commission Founder's Statue

Post date: 10/16/2006 - 12:00am

Ohio Northern University announces a competition to create a large-scale bronze sculpture in honor of the university’s founder, Dr. Henry Solomon Lehr (1839-1923). The sculpture will stand in the round garden that is positioned on the sidewalk that runs between the new, state-of-the-art James F...

ONU Schedules 'Fall Open House'

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

More than 150 high school students and their parents will attend the Ohio Northern University Fall Open House on Saturday, Oct. 21.

The deans of the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering and Pharmacy will also be on hand to talk to students and their parents about...

ONU Law Professors Review Supreme Court Term

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

At the conclusion of an eventful Supreme Court term, the Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University will present “The United States Supreme Court: Highlights of the 2005-06 Term” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Oct. 12 in the college’s moot court room (Room 129).

This is the...

Amar to Speak at ONU Kormendy Lecture

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

“Ohio and the Electoral College: Past, Present and Future” is the title of discussion by Akhil Reed Amar at the 2006 Kormendy Lecture in the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law moot court room (129) on Monday, Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. Professor Amar will sign copiesof his book, "America's...

Pro-life Issue Presentation Scheduled

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

Dana Cody, executive director of the Life and Legal Defense foundation, will be the featured speaker at a pro-life issue presentation in Pettit College of Law moot court room (129) on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 11:30 a.m.

The event, sponsored by the Christian Legal Society of ONU, is free...

Ohio Northern University Partners with NSF CLiPS Program

Post date: 10/09/2006 - 12:00am

Ohio Northern University has joined the newly-formed National Science Foundation (NSF) Center for Layered Polymeric Systems (CLiPS) Affiliate Program that will give ONU students an unparalleled opportunity to study and conduct research in an emerging advanced polymer formulation process that...

Norm Rex Named Distinguished Citizen of the Year

Post date: 10/07/2006 - 12:00am

Norman J. Rex, educator and Ada community leader, was named Distinguished Citizen of the Year at the 41st annual Town and Gown Banquet Monday night.

A 1956 graduate of Ohio Northern University, Rex taught industrial arts at Ada High School before completing graduate work at Ohio...

Curt Tofteland to Speak at ONU

Post date: 10/06/2006 - 12:00am

Curt Tofteland, actor, director and workshop coordinator, will be speaking on “Shakespeare Behind Bars: Building Community with the Incarcerated” at the Ohio Northern University Freed Center on Monday, Oct.16 at 8 p.m.

Tofteland is the founder and artistic director of “Shakespeare...

O.A.R. to Perform at Ohio Northern

Post date: 10/03/2006 - 12:00am

Ohio Northern University will present O.A.R. (….of a Revolution) at the ONU Sports Center on Saturday, Oct. 14.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

O.A.R. has been together for almost 10 years, releasing their first album, “The Wanderer,” in 1997. Some of...

Frankie Avalon to Appear at ONU

Post date: 10/03/2006 - 12:00am

Ohio Northern University will present Frankie Avalon in the Biggs Theater of the ONU Freed Center of the Performing Arts on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m.

One of a number of teen idols to come out of Philadelphia in the 1950s and 1960s, Avalon made his name with his distinct voice and...