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Ohio Northern Professor to Address Energy Independence

Post date: 01/26/2007 - 12:00am

"Energy Independence: Washington's Persistent Romantic Fantasy" will be the title of a public lecture by A.F. Alhajji, Ph.D., associate professor of economics at Ohio Northern University.

The lecture will be 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 30, in the Forum of Dicke Hall on the campus of...

ONU holds Academic Honor Scholarship recognition day

Post date: 01/19/2007 - 12:00am

Ohio Northern University will be conducting its Academic Honor Scholarship recognition day Saturday, Jan. 27th.

This is the third of four on-campus scholarship evaluations days that attract high ability applicants. These events involve many on campus as well accepted students who...

'Viva Tango' to perform at ONU

Post date: 01/19/2007 - 12:00am

"Viva Tango," featuring an Argentinean dance troupe, is performing in the Ohio Northern University Freed Center for the Performing Arts at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Jan. 26 and Jan. 27.

The five-piece Argentinean band and two dancers/choreographers and 12 ONU students are dancing the...

2007 Ohio Northern Speakers Directory Now Available

Post date: 01/19/2007 - 12:00am

The 2007 edition of the Speakers Directory of Ohio Northern University has been published and is available free to program chairpersons by contacting the Communications and Marketing office at 419-772-2044 or This year's booklet includes 80 faculty and staff experts who are...

ONU Chamber Orchestra makes tour stops in Chicago, Columbus

Post date: 01/19/2007 - 12:00am

The Ohio Northern University Chamber Orchestra will be on its debut tour from January 25-28, 2007.

Performances are scheduled at Holy Name Church in Columbus on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 8 p.m. and the Music Institute of Chicago in Evanston, Illinois on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 8 p.m. . The...

'A Rubi Affair' coming to ONU

Post date: 01/19/2007 - 12:00am

"A Rubi Affair," featuring the Rubi Girls, is performing in the McIntosh Activities Room at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2.

The Rubi Girls, along with several ONU student groups are performing.

Admission is free and the event is sponsored by ONU's Open Doors. Donations will be...

Inaugural WGREN roundtable discussion slated

Post date: 01/16/2007 - 12:00am

The Ohio Northern University Working Group on Religion, Ethics and Nature is holding its inaugural roundtable discussion on "What are the scientific, religious, social and ethical questions?" at 7:30 p.m. in the McIntosh Ballroom on Thursday, Feb. 1.

The WRGEN roundtable focuses on...

Former ONU student dies in traffic accident

Post date: 01/10/2007 - 12:00am

The University community is saddened to learn of the death of a former student, Joshua Zickefoose. Joshua was tragically killed along with his mother, Sheila Guilliams, in a car accident just outside of Flagstaff, AZ on Thursday, January 4, 2007. JZ, as he was known to many here, was a student...

Streib conducts presentation about his book,"The Fairer Death: Executing Women in Ohio"

Post date: 01/09/2007 - 12:00am

Victor L. Streib, Ohio Northern University professor of law, is discussing his latest book "The Fairer Death: Executing Women in Ohio" in the ONU Pettit College of Law moot court room (129) at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18. The event, co-sponsored by ONU's Criminal Law Society and the Legal...

ONU Schedules Community Wellness Fair

Post date: 01/03/2007 - 12:00am

Ohio Northern University will host a Community Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jan. 10, in the McIntosh Center.

The event is free and open to the public.

The fair includes booths from area businesses, health care providers, campus organizations and student groups....

ONU kicks off Young People's Series with 'Matias and the Strawberry Cake' puppet show

Post date: 01/03/2007 - 12:00am

"Matias and the Strawberry Cake," performed by a life-sized puppet theatre troupe from Mexico, kicks off the Ohio Northern University's Young People's Series in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Jan. 12 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 13 at 2 and at 8 p.m.

The 10-...

Motivational speaker to highlight MLK Day's activities at ONU

Post date: 01/03/2007 - 12:00am

Ohio Northern University is commemorating Martin Luther King Jr.'s Day with motivational speaker Lance Smith at 4 p.m. in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, Jan. 15.

The event is free and open to the public.

Let the Greatness of Dr. King's Vision and the...

ONU presents "The Male Intellect: an oxymoron:"

Post date: 01/03/2007 - 12:00am

Ohio Northern University presents Robert Dubac's "The Male Intellect: an oxymoron?" at the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 8 p.m.

The one-man show pinpoints the differences between the sexes and then celebrates them in a multi-character comedy with Dubac...

ONU announces four finalists for sculpture competition

Post date: 01/03/2007 - 12:00am

Ohio Northern University has announced the four finalists who will compete to create a large-scale bronze sculpture that will honor the university's founder, Dr. Henry Solomon Lehr. The four candidates who were selected are: Tad R. McKillop of Ann Arbor, Michigan; Ron Dewey of Cleveland, Ohio;...

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-...

Ohio Northern to Initiate Keiser Distinguished Lectureship

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

Beginning in 2007, Ohio Northern University students will hear from renowned lecturers in the life sciences, thanks to the Keiser Distinguished Lectureship in Life Sciences Fund.

The new fund will bring nationally prominent life sciences scholars to ONU's campus each year to lecture...

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...

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.