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Staff members deliver presentation at statewide library conference

Post date: 11/16/2016 - 3:07pm

Ohio Northern University Heterick Memorial Library staff members Kathleen Baril and Kelly Kobiela delivered a presentation, “Community Engagement: Renovating Space with Participatory Design,” at the Academic Library Association of Ohio’s annual conference in October. Baril is director of the...

College of Pharmacy holds Professional Commitment Ceremony

Post date: 11/15/2016 - 8:53am

The Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy recently conducted its annual Professional Commitment Ceremony in the ONU Sports Center.

Dr. Chet Kaczor, Ohio Pharmacists Association president elect and director of pharmacy services at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, was the...

Ohio Northern to present ‘The ONU Holiday Spectacular’

Post date: 11/10/2016 - 10:52am

A holiday tradition continues with the upcoming performance of Ohio Northern University’s 22nd annual “ONU Holiday Spectacular” musical extravaganza. The show will be presented in ONU’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 17, Nov. 18 and Nov. 19, with a matinee performance...

Col. David D. Kretz to speak at Veterans Day event at Ohio Northern University

Post date: 11/10/2016 - 10:52am

Col. David D. Kretz will deliver reflections during a Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 at the Henry Solomon Lehr statue on the front of the Ohio Northern University campus.

Kretz is commander of the 88th Mission Support Group, 88th Air Base Wing, based at Wright-...

College of Business Administration presents Outstanding Service Award

Post date: 11/09/2016 - 8:42am

Jeff Gillson, of Mansfield, Ohio, received the Outstanding Service Award from Ohio Northern University’s James F. Dicke College of Business Administration during a recent Homecoming ceremony on campus. The award honors individuals who have provided sustained and outstanding service to the...

Ohio Northern University faculty member publishes paper on risks and ethical dilemmas of 3-D printing

Post date: 11/08/2016 - 9:37am

Ohio Northern University faculty member Erica Neely published an article, “The Risks of Revolution: Ethical Dilemmas in 3-D Printing from a U.S. Perspective,” in the October 2016 edition of Science and Engineering Ethics.

“The paper focuses on two ethical issues in relation to 3-D...

AEP Foundation gift supports ONU’s engineering facility campaign

Post date: 11/04/2016 - 8:27am

The American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation has made a gift of a $50,000 grant to Ohio Northern University in support of the University’s “Campaign for Engineering: Building Impact at ONU.” The campaign supports construction of a new 105,000-square-foot engineering building.


Distinguished law professor William R. Casto to speak at ONU

Post date: 11/03/2016 - 9:54am

Professor William R. Casto of Texas Tech University will present “Advising Presidents: Private Advice and Public Advocacy” at noon on Nov. 10 in the large moot courtroom at the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law. The talk, which is part of the Dean’s Lecture Series, is free and open...

Dedication held for Mifsud Collaborative Learning Center in Heterick

Post date: 11/02/2016 - 10:08am

The Oscar J. and Judith D. Mifsud Collaborative Learning Center on the first floor of the Heterick Memorial Library at Ohio Northern University was formally dedicated during a ceremony held Oct. 14.

Recent renovations to the first floor of Heterick library have...

Manufacturing technology professor receives distinguished service award

Post date: 11/01/2016 - 1:33pm

Paul Nutter, associate professor of manufacturing technology and chair of the Department of Technological Studies at Ohio Northern University, received a Distinguished Service Award from the IEOM (Industrial Engineering and Operations Management) Society during its IEOM Detroit Conference in...

Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law receives $2 million grant for international competition

Post date: 10/31/2016 - 9:03am

Ohio Northern University’s Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs of the U.S. Department of State to administer the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Afghanistan...

Greek organizations and members earn recognition, participate in national events

Post date: 10/27/2016 - 9:18am

Several Ohio Northern University sorority and fraternity chapters and its members have recently earned recognition for their accomplishments and have participated in national events.

Greek life at ONU serves an important role in helping many students connect on campus as well as adding...

ONU gives out William L. Robinson Young Alumni of the Year Awards

Post date: 10/26/2016 - 7:23am

Ohio Northern University alumni Tonya J. Hunter and Chester Kaczor are the latest recipients of the William L. Robinson Young Alumni Award from their alma mater. The award was established by the ONU Alumni Association to honor individuals who have graduated from the University in the last 15...

Political science professor elected to political science honorary executive council

Post date: 10/25/2016 - 9:14am

Robert Alexander, Ph.D., professor of political science at Ohio Northern University, was recently elected to serve on the executive council for Pi Sigma Alpha, the national honor society for political science. This is an elected group of six individuals that serves as the governing body for the...

ONU Law included in The Princeton Review’s list of outstanding law schools

Post date: 10/24/2016 - 11:30am

The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law is among the nation’s most outstanding law schools, according to The Princeton Review. The ONU College of Law is included in the 2017 edition of The Princeton Review’s annual feature, “The Best 172 Law Schools.”

The rankings are based...

Experience ‘Polar Bear State of Mind’ during annual Homecoming activities

Post date: 10/21/2016 - 1:08pm

“Polar Bear State of Mind” will be the theme for Ohio Northern University Homecoming events Oct. 21-23. The annual occasion offers an opportunity for former students to return to campus and connect with their alma mater. A series of events is planned to capture the spirit of ONU.


Voter Friendly Campus initiatives designed to engage students in election process

Post date: 10/20/2016 - 10:34am

Ohio Northern University will host several events this fall to encourage students to become more involved in the presidential election as informed voters. The efforts are part of the nationwide Voter Friendly Campus initiative, which strives to encourage student registration and voting,...

Concert by Another Round highlights rock ‘n’ roll class

Post date: 10/19/2016 - 10:46am

The group Another Round will headline a concert at 8 p.m. on Oct. 24 in the McIntosh Center Bear Cave at Ohio Northern University. The concert is part of the “History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in the 1960s” course this fall, which explores history through the lens of rock music. The concert is free and...

Noted researcher to discuss ecosystem restoration in upcoming Keiser Distinguished Lecture Series talk at Ohio Northern University

Post date: 10/18/2016 - 9:56am

Alan Steinman, Ph.D., will discuss “Ecosystem Restoration from the Everglades to the Great Lakes: Fact, Fiction and (Occasional) Frustration” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at Ohio Northern University. The talk, which is part of the Keiser Distinguished...

Author Laura M. Hartman to discuss consumerism, Christian ethics

Post date: 10/14/2016 - 9:50am

Author Laura M. Hartman will discuss the ethics of Christian consumerism during a discussion, “What would Jesus buy?” at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 in the forum of James F. Dicke Hall at Ohio Northern University. The event is free and open to the public.

“The general question of what we consume...