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Making an impact

Post date: 09/13/2016 - 3:58pm

Ohio Northern University graduate student Julya Faulkner, BSBA ’16, has used the adversity she has faced to make an impact on others. Accordingly, she recently received the Beta Alpha Psi Medal of Inspiration Award.

Beta Alpha Psi is an international honor organization for accounting,...


Presidential campaign rolls through campus

Post date: 09/08/2016 - 1:34pm

Coverage of the presidential election is once again going through Ohio Northern University. For the second straight time, the C-SPAN Road to the White House Bus will travel to ONU and will be parked near the front of campus, between Hill and Dicke College of Business halls from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a...


Chaplain publishes sermon in journal

Post date: 09/07/2016 - 3:08pm

The Rev. David MacDonald, Ohio Northern University chaplain, recently published the text of a sermon, “College Faith 101: Be Transformed,” in The Term: A Word for the Campus by the Campus. The publication is a semi-annual journal produced by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of...


History professor publishes biography on French historical figure Gustave Hervé

Post date: 09/01/2016 - 1:14pm

Ohio Northern University Professor of History Michael B. Loughlin recently published a political biography of the infamous French socialist and later national socialist Gustave Hervé. Loughlin’s volume is titled “From Revolutionary Theater to Reactionary Litanies: Gustave Hervé (1871-1944) at...


Pharmacy students earn prestigious scholarships

Post date: 08/30/2016 - 2:07pm

Ohio Northern University sixth-year pharmacy students Emily Ickes and Brittiany Feher recently earned prestigious National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Foundation Scholarships. Ickes received the NCPA Foundation J.C. and Rheba Cobb Memorial Scholarship, and Feher was awarded an NCPA...


ONU Observatory to host viewing of Jupiter, Venus conjunction

Post date: 08/26/2016 - 10:09am

The Ohio Northern University Observatory will host the first public event of the season from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Aug. 27. A highlight will be the opportunity to view a conjunction of Jupiter and Venus, in which they pass as close as 4/60th of a degree from one another. The event is free and open...


Unintended benefits of Pokemon Go

Post date: 08/26/2016 - 9:29am

The current Pokemon Go craze has benefits that go beyond the joy of pursuing the game, two ONU faculty members explain.

For example, it breaks the gaming stereotype by encouraging interaction and building a sense of community among players, according to an Ohio Northern University...


Students get unconventional look at politics

Post date: 08/24/2016 - 1:55pm

Several Ohio Northern University students received an unconventional look at politics by attending the Republican and Democratic national conventions this summer. This type of educational opportunity allows ONU students to experience what they are learning in the classrooms and apply theory to...


Auditions slated for ‘The ONU Holiday Spectacular’

Post date: 08/23/2016 - 1:36pm

Ohio Northern University will hold children’s auditions for The ONU Holiday Spectacular at 1 p.m. on Sept. 25 in the campus’ Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Auditions will be held for singers and dancers, ages 5 to 12. Those who are auditioning may be asked to sing and should be ready to...


Pursuing lessons in leadership

Post date: 08/22/2016 - 1:52pm

Dr. Kelly Shields, associate dean at the Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy, recently completed the American Association Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Academic Leadership Fellows Program (ALFP). The year-long fellowship began in July 2015, and finished with a commencement ceremony...


Building community connections

Post date: 08/16/2016 - 3:06pm

Ohio Northern University will put active learning and community involvement into practice with the fifth annual Ada Community Engagement (ACE) Day beginning at 9 a.m. on Aug. 20. The program is designed to engage incoming students with their community and provides opportunities for ONU’s first-...


Community members can join ONU students for a history class that rocks

Post date: 08/16/2016 - 2:52pm

Ohio Northern University will offer a history course that is hard to beat, or at least has a beat, during fall semester. “History of Rock ‘N’ Roll in the 1960s” will explore history through the lens of rock music.

The course will explore how society and rock music in the 1960s influenced...


Gift continues pioneering athletics legacy at ONU

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

Family members of former Ohio Northern University professor and women’s athletics pioneer Dr. Helen Spar Ludwig have made a $508,000 gift to support the scholarship fund that bears her name. James “Jim” Ludwig, Helen’s son, passed away in April 2015 and requested that the remaining value from...


New dean of College of Business Administration announced

Post date: 07/06/2016 - 10:43am

Ohio Northern University President Daniel A. DiBiasio has announced that Dr. John C. Navin, dean of the School of Business at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE), has been named dean of ONU’s Dicke College of Business Administration. Navin replaces the retiring Dr. Jim Fenton, who...


Ohio Northern University honors six with Distinguished Alumni Awards

Post date: 07/06/2016 - 8:04am

Ohio Northern University’s Alumni Association presented Distinguished Alumni Awards during a banquet on June 4.

The awards, recognizing outstanding service and loyalty, were presented to Phillip Caris, Michael Kaufmann, Carla Kim, Douglas Mock, Robert Smith and Thomas Vukovich. The...


Manufacturing technology program featured on Visual Components website

Post date: 06/21/2016 - 12:00am

The Ohio Northern University manufacturing technology program has been featured on the website of Visual Components, a 3-D manufacturing simulation and visualization software company.

The article describes the Ohio Northern manufacturing simulation course designed for third- and fourth-...


Celebrate Independence Day with the Lima Symphony Orchestra

Post date: 06/20/2016 - 2:08pm

The Lima Symphony Orchestra will celebrate Independence Day with a “Patriotic Pops” concert on the campus of Ohio Northern University on Saturday, July 2, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The concert will take place on the sculpture mall east of McIntosh Center between...


The Cadets to perform at Ohio Northern University

Post date: 06/17/2016 - 1:48pm

The Cadets, one of the oldest and most honored continuously operating drum and bugle corps in the country, will perform at Ohio Northern University’s Dial-Roberson Stadium on Monday, June 20, at 7:30 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

The nationally renowned corps...


ONU’s National Tour Choir to perform at the Freed Center

Post date: 06/16/2016 - 2:51pm

The Ohio Northern University National Tour Choir will conclude its 2016 national tour with a home concert in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, June 20, 2016, at 8 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public. A freewill offering for the touring group will be taken....


Engineering students selected to present at ASEE conference

Post date: 06/14/2016 - 3:31pm

Three Ohio Northern University engineering students have been selected to present at the 123rd American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition in New Orleans from June 26-29.

Alexandra Seda, a senior electrical engineering major from Columbiana, Ala.,...