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ONU Feature Stories Archive

The (Un)Offseason

ONU will host more than 50 camps and events this summer.   Middle- and high-school students, new ONU students, alumni and area educators will all spend time at ONU this summer.   Camps offer students the opportunity to sharpen their skills in a variety of fields while experiencing a... more

Hope and Sorrow

This story appears in the current issue of the Alumni Journal. After falling in love with the nation of Cambodia through his work with the United Nations, ONU law professor Kevin Hill developed a January-Term course called 'Law, Culture, and Genocide in Southeast Asia.'   The past two years... more

Commencement Stories

  Members of the Ohio Northern University class of 2015 share memories of their time on campus. If you want to make the world a better place, you need to start somewhere. Fortunately for the village of Ada and Ohio Northern University, Chad Bridges started here. Shalom Arellano became... more

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Klondike Revealed

Being the Ohio Northern University mascot Klondike is such a closely guarded secret that not even the portrayer's closest friends know the truth. There are no tryouts to become Klondike. Only those noticed by current Klondikes are recruited for the job. A student is only allowed to reveal... more

Illuminating Research

From left: Dr. Jake Zimmerman, Daniel Steigerwald, Olivia Johntony and Cody Criss Three organic chemistry students worked with Dr. Jake Zimmerman to synthesize new molecules that fluoresce under UV light.   There is evidence that these molecules may have future applications as both chemical... more

Hard Science

Earlier this month, engineering students from Ohio Northern University comprised one of 42 college and university research teams competing at the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2015 National Sustainable Design Expo in Alexandria, Va. The annual event showcases new sustainability research by... more

Paint by Numbers

Senior Elizabeth Roth views the finished backdrop for April's performance of The Drowsy Chaperone. Students from all across campus had the opportunity to help the Ohio Northern University Department of Theatre Arts prepare for this week's spring musical The Drowsy Chaperone by participating in a... more

Church Service

Ohio Northern University’s relationship to the Ada First United Methodist Church dates back more than a century. When a fire claimed the magnificent structure on March 11, 2012, ONU shared the grief with the rest of the Ada community. Now, three years later, the University is sharing something... more

AMAzing Opportunity

by Miranda Buschur Class of 2018 Marketing major As a freshman at Ohio Northern University, you are strongly encouraged to “get involved.” It’s really kind of amazing how often you hear those words during Welcome Weekend. But it turns out that it is actually very good advice, and thanks to... more

Song Birds

It turns out that living vicariously through other students enjoying spring break is actually preferable to trying to enjoy your own when there’s still snow on the ground and temperatures are in the single digits. That was the glum reality for students who stayed home during the first... more