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Ohio Northern University shows strong showing in Jessup Competition

Post date: 03/19/2015 - 10:00am
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law Jessup team advanced to the semifinals of the qualifying rounds of the 2015 Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition but fell short of its goal of qualifying for the international rounds. ONU was represented by Ryan Phillips, a...


Ohio Northern University presents lecture on ‘Slavery in the Heart of Abolitionist Country: Rethinking the History of Slavery in New England’

Post date: 03/18/2015 - 12:03pm
The Ohio Northern University Department of History, Politics and Justice presents a lecture on “Slavery in the Heart of Abolitionist Country: Rethinking the History of Slavery in New England” by Jared Hardesty in the Dicke Forum in the Dicke Building on Thursday, March 26, at 5 p.m.         The...


Ohio Northern University student receives two medical laboratory science scholarships

Post date: 03/17/2015 - 2:01pm
Ohio Northern University student Emily Fanello, a senior medical laboratory science major from Medina, Ohio, has been named the recipient of two medical laboratory science (MLS) scholarships.  The first scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, is from the Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics - American...


Ohio Northern University to present ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: A Celebration of Paul Lawrence Dunbar’

Post date: 03/17/2015 - 9:39am
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents a guest vocal recital titled “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: A Celebration of Paul Lawrence Dunbar” in the Snyder Recital Hall in the Presser Building on Friday, March 20, at 8 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.  The...


Ohio Northern University to offer sessions on new media skills

Post date: 03/17/2015 - 9:33am
Ohio Northern University professional writing students and area professionals will conduct a series of free mini-lectures on new media skills from March 19 through April 30. Sessions will be held in the Dukes Building (room 151) on Thursdays at 3 p.m. These presentations will be hands-on and allow...


Ohio Northern University law review symposium to focus on criminal justice system

Post date: 03/13/2015 - 10:16am
Ohio Northern University presents the 38th annual Law Review Symposium, “New Solutions to Old Problems: A Practical Look At the Rebirth of Rehabilitation in the Criminal Justice System” in the Pettit College of Law’s Celebrezze Moot Court Room on Friday, March 27. Registration begins at 8 a.m....


Ohio Northern University awarded National Institute of Mental Health grant to study ‘Time-Dependent Effects of Stress and Learning: Physiological and Genetic Associations’

Post date: 03/11/2015 - 4:55pm
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has awarded Ohio Northern University an Academic Research Enhancement Award to conduct research that could provide new insights into traumatic memory formation and ultimately lead to more-targeted treatment options for individuals with post-traumatic...


Ohio Northern University Symphonic Band presents spring concert

Post date: 03/11/2015 - 9:21am
The Ohio Northern University Symphonic Band presents its spring concert in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. The program, titled “Soundscapes 2015,” takes the audience to a variety of places and spaces with representative musical sounds. The term...


Ohio Northern University to conduct STEM Academy in Piqua

Post date: 03/10/2015 - 9:25am
Ohio Northern University will conduct its fourth annual STEM Academy (science, technology, engineering and math) at Wilder Intermediate School in Piqua on Thursday, March 19. After an opening assembly, each of the fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students will participate in five different mini-...


Ohio Northern University to hold lecture on Islamic tolerance

Post date: 03/03/2015 - 11:06am
The Ohio Northern University Office of International Services presents speaker Zohra Sarwari in the McIntosh Ballroom on Wednesday, March 11, at 7 p.m. Sarwari’s speech is titled “No, I Am Not a Terrorist.” The lecture, free and open to the public, will give members of the community the...


Ohio Northern University presents vocal recital featuring music from romantic-era composers

Post date: 03/02/2015 - 9:08am
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents a guest vocal recital featuring music from composers of the romantic era on Tuesday, March 10, at 8 p.m. in the Presser Building.  The performance is free and open to the public.  The recital will feature Linda McAllister, soprano; Liza...


Two receive Ohio Northern University College of Engineering’s Distinguished Alumni Award

Post date: 02/27/2015 - 10:45am
Ohio Northern University’s T.J. Smull College of Engineering honored Brenda Reichelderfer and Carey (Wurgler) Smith with Distinguished Alumni Awards on Feb. 23. As senior vice president and managing director of TriVista, Reichelderfer, who earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering...


Ohio Northern University presents ‘Mutts Gone Nutts’

Post date: 02/25/2015 - 4:22pm
The Ohio Northern University Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents “Mutts Gone Nutts” on Saturday, March 14 at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The evening performance is sold out, however, tickets still remain for the matinee showing at 4 p.m. “Mutts Gone Nuts” is a comedy variety show...


Ohio Northern University student awarded USITT scholarship

Post date: 02/25/2015 - 11:04am
Ohio Northern University student Brandea McIntyre, a senior international theatre production and Spanish dual major from Cincinnati, Ohio, was awarded the 2015 United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) Ohio Valley National Conference Scholarship. This marks the second consecutive year...


Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law presents lecture on ‘Estate Planning for Alternative Couples’

Post date: 02/23/2015 - 9:23am
Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law will present “Estate Planning for Alternative Couples” in the Dicke Forum on Friday, March 13, at 3 p.m. The event is sponsored by the ONU LAMBDA Law Students’ Association. This event is free to the public; however, there is a fee for those seeking...


Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law recognized as top school that prepares students to pass bar exam

Post date: 02/18/2015 - 9:42am
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law was recognized as one of the top law schools in the nation for preparing students to pass the bar in the 2015 February issue of The National Jurist 2015. According to the article “Best Schools for Bar Exam Preparation,” ONU had a first-time taker...


Ohio Northern University honors Raabe College of Pharmacy distinguished alumni

Post date: 02/18/2015 - 9:12am
Ohio Northern University’s Raabe College of Pharmacy honored three alumni with Distinguished Alumni Awards on Feb. 13. This is the eighth year that Distinguished Alumni Awards have been presented by the Raabe College of Pharmacy. Tom Gossel, a 1963 graduate, Kathy Karas, a 1975 graduate, and Peggy...


Ohio Northern University Pettit College of law announces ‘Summer in Iceland’ study-abroad program

Post date: 02/17/2015 - 9:15am
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law has announced the inaugural year of “Summer in Iceland,” the nation’s first American Bar Association (ABA) approved study-abroad summer program in Iceland. ONU has held exchange partnerships with the University of Iceland for more than 50 years,...


Ohio Northern University Symphony Orchestra to perform a night of ‘Pipes, Dances and Drums’

Post date: 02/16/2015 - 4:15pm
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents a night of “Pipes, Dances and Drums” by the ONU Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, Feb. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. The program includes dances by Johann Strauss Jr., Johannes Brahms, and living...


Ohio Northern University awarded 2015 Special Recognition in Entrepreneurship Education Innovation Award

Post date: 02/12/2015 - 8:17am
Ohio Northern University was awarded the 2015 Special Recognition in Entrepreneurship Education Innovation Award as part of United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education Innovation Awards at the USASBE National Conference held in...