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Northern ranked No. 2 by U.S. News & World Report

Post date: 09/09/2015 - 9:29am
Ohio Northern University has been ranked No. 2 among Midwest regional colleges in “Best Colleges 2016,” which is published annually by U.S. News & World Report. Ohio Northern has appeared in the top 10 of the publication’s Regional College Midwest Rankings for the past 24 years and in the top...


Sociology professor to analyze data for Hardin County Juvenile Court

Post date: 09/08/2015 - 12:09pm
Dr. Keith F. Durkin, Ohio Northern University professor of sociology, will serve as data analyst and program evaluator for the Hardin County Juvenile Court to facilitate the provision of behavioral health services to post-adjucated youth ages 12-17 who have mental health disorders. The program was...


ONU places fourth in ‘Best Colleges in Ohio’ ranking

Post date: 09/01/2015 - 3:58pm
Ohio Northern University has been ranked fourth in the “Best Colleges in Ohio” rankings, and placed in the top 10 percent nationally, in the new 2015-16 PayScale College Salary Report. According to the same report, ONU ranks third among Ohio schools in the number of science technology, engineering...


‘The Not So Newlywed Game’ at the Freed Center

Post date: 08/31/2015 - 1:18pm
Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “The Not So Newlywed Game with Bob Eubanks” on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 7:30 p.m. “The Not So Newlywed Game with Bob Eubanks” is a live replica of the television game that uses married couples that are either newlyweds or...


We The Kings to play ONU

Post date: 08/28/2015 - 10:20am
 Ohio Northern University’s Tunes on the Tundra will feature We The Kings, with PUBLIC as the opening act, in the ONU Field House on Friday, Sept. 4, at 7:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the ONU Student Senate. “As leaders of the campus, we believe events like this are crucial to keeping...


Pharmacy professor receives Albert E. Rosica Jr. Memorial Award

Post date: 08/26/2015 - 2:17pm
Deirdre “Dee Dee” Myers, Ohio Northern University pharmacy and laboratory instructor, was presented the 2014-15 Albert E. Rosica Jr. Memorial award by the American College of Apothecaries (ACA) at the College’s 2015 Annual Education Conference in Denver on Aug. 14. This award, established in...


Student awarded Order of the Sphinx

Post date: 08/25/2015 - 12:28pm
Ohio Northern University student Anthony Ginella, a senior pharmaceutical business major from Canal Fulton, Ohio, was awarded the Order of the Sphinx at the Delta Sigma Phi National convention in New Orleans in July. Ginella, president of the Alpha Eta chapter of Delta Sigma Phi at ONU, was...


Ohio Northern University professor awarded grant from Raptor Motorsports

Post date: 08/24/2015 - 11:31am
Dr. Edward Potkanowicz, Ohio Northern University associate professor of exercise physiology, has been awarded a $5,000 grant from Raptor Motorsports LLC and $15,000 of in-kind funding from Inde Motorsports Ranch to support research in human thermoregulation/sports performance and driver science....


Move-in day features variety of activities

Post date: 08/21/2015 - 8:39am
Orientation leaders from left, third-year pharmacy student Christine Orosz, second-year pharmacy student Dan Rohan, sophomore Connor Ney and sophomore Drew Huff greet guests and new students on West College Avenue as freshmen arrive on campus at Ohio Northern University. Ohio Northern University...


ONU to honor veterans with wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

Post date: 07/16/2015 - 3:59pm
Ohio Northern University will honor veterans of the U.S. Armed Services by participating in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 12:15 p.m. President Daniel A. DiBiasio, Athletic Director Tom Simmons, and student-...


Ohio Northern University pharmacy student receives Premier Partner Scholarship

Post date: 06/24/2015 - 11:16am
Emily Blum, a 2015 Ohio Northern University pharmacy graduate, was selected as one of the Premier Partner Scholarship award-winners and was honored for her achievements at the Cleveland Clinic Health System Pharmacy Resident graduation dinner on Monday, June 22. Blum was recognized for her...


Ohio Northern University professor, student awarded Best Paper, Third Place at American Society of Engineering Education annual conference

Post date: 06/23/2015 - 2:11pm
Dr. John K. Estell, Ohio Northern University professor of computer engineering and computer science, and ONU student David Reeping, a senior in engineering education from Richfield, Ohio, were recipients of the Best Paper Award, Third Place, from the First-Year Programs Division of the American...


Study links lower life satisfaction to sleep problems during midlife

Post date: 06/12/2015 - 9:20am
Sleep onset latency (SOL), the length of time that it takes to accomplish the transition from full wakefulness to sleep, during midlife could lead to lower life satisfaction, according to a study conducted at Ohio Northern University. The research was performed under the supervision of Dr....


Ohio Northern University honors four as Distinguished Alumni

Post date: 06/05/2015 - 4:32pm
Ohio Northern University’s Alumni Association presented Distinguished Alumni Awards during a banquet on May 30. The awards, recognizing outstanding service and loyalty, were presented to Mike Smith, Robert Mabe, Scott Shutt and Kevin Freese. The banquet was part of Northern’s 2015 Alumni Weekend,...


Ohio Northern University to celebrate Fourth of July with Lima Symphony Orchestra

Post date: 06/05/2015 - 2:15pm
Patriotic classics, American standards, and popular movie and Broadway tunes will highlight the Lima Symphony Orchestra’s Fourth of July “Patriotic Pops” celebration on the campus of Ohio Northern University. The event is free and open to the public.   The concert will take place on the sculpture...


The Cadets to perform at Ohio Northern University

Post date: 06/03/2015 - 8:50am
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 Sunday, June 14 at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Visitors should park at Wander Field due to...


Ohio Northern University announces hiring of Shannon Spencer as vice president of university advancement

Post date: 06/01/2015 - 12:43pm
Ohio Northern University President Daniel A. DiBiasio has announced the hiring of Shannon Spencer as vice president for university advancement at Ohio Northern University, effective July 6. Spencer, who is currently assistant vice president for development at Bowling Green State University,...


Ohio Northern University student takes first place in Society for Collegiate Journalists 2014 annual contest

Post date: 05/21/2015 - 2:01pm
Ohio Northern University student Khadijah Bagais, a senior international business and economics major from Ada, Ohio, was awarded first place in the “Column or Commentary” category in the Society for Collegiate Journalists 2014 Annual Contest. Bagais was recognized for her column “I'm a Muslim,...


Ohio Northern University student receives Presser Scholar award

Post date: 05/13/2015 - 10:09am
Ohio Northern University student Shawn Stevens, a junior music education major from Lima, Ohio, has been named a 2015 Presser Scholar Award recipient. As a Presser Scholar, Stevens will receive a $4,200 grant. The award is given to students who show excellence in academics and a passion for music...


Ohio Northern University to host third annual Ohio Pharmacy Residency Conference

Post date: 05/13/2015 - 10:01am
The Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy will host the third annual Ohio Pharmacy Residency Conference (OPRC) on Friday, May 15. The conference provides an opportunity for residents to present their projects to peers, preceptors and other colleagues. In addition to the educational...