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ONU Feature Stories Archive

G'day, Kate!

  ONU's first native Australian student is freshman musical theatre and French major Kaitlin Jempson of Melbourne.   Kaitlin's dream of performing professionally on stage compelled her to pursue an American fine arts education.   In just her first semester, Kaitlin earned... more

Flipping the Script

ONU named Dr. Steven J. Martin dean of the College of Pharmacy in March of this year.   Martin initiated a strategic planning program this summer to set a new course for the college.   The Student Pharmacy Council represented students in the strategic planning process and... more

Engineering Thrills

For engineers interested in things like speed-to-weight ratios, g-forces and aerodynamics, studying a modern roller coaster is akin to marine biologists studying a great white shark. Like sharks, these looping leviathans of twisted steel get more interesting the scarier they become. A trip to... more

Called to Serve

Ann LewisSophomore, Management and Sport Management Double MajorU.S. Army, Military Police OfficerFive years active duty, 14 months in the reserves10-month deployment, Operation Iraqi FreedomRead Ann's storyBen CooperFreshman, Management MajorU.S. Army, Combat MedicFour years active dutyOne year... more

Global Chef

ONU Dining Services participated in Sodexo's Global Chef program this semester, welcoming Executive Chef Melanie Tolson from Southampton Solent University to campus.   Over the course of two days, Tolson prepared authentic English cuisine for students, including traditional... more

Fostering Family

  ONU is home to Viking, a 7-month-old golden retriever puppy training to become a service animal. Three ONU juniors are raising Viking on campus this semester to help socialize him to a wide variety of situations. Viking was provided by the service animal organization 4 Paws for Ability... more

Spirit Week 2014

Scroll down for a complete list of events Monday 9/297 - 10 p.m.Dial-Roberson StadiumPlay under the lights for the first time ever. Teams of 8 players. Men's and women's games.Brought to you by Residence Life Tuesday 9/306 - 7:30 p.m.TundraWinners take home a custom set of ONU corn hole boards.... more

Blender Bikes

Students work up an appetite on pedal-powered smoothie machines in Mac. Tuesday, Sept. 23, was Fender Blender smoothie day at McIntosh dining hall.  Students used specially modified stationary bikes to blend their own peach, strawberry or blueberry smoothies.  The Fender... more

Record Setting

The ONU fall career and graduate school fair was Thursday, Sept. 18., in the ONU Field House.  The fair was the largest on record in terms of the amount of recruiters and firms in attendance.  Polar Careers is responsible for putting on multiple career fairs throughout the year to... more

Nationally Ranked

The annual college and university rankings are out, and ONU appears on many prestigious lists. For the fifth straight year, ONU ranks among Washington Monthly’s top 50. (No. 38) U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2015,” lists Ohio Northern as the No. 2 Midwest regional college. ONU is... more

Celebrating 25 Years

  ONU's Metzger Nature Center celebrates its 25th anniversary this fall.  The nature center's location in Tuscawaras County, Ohio, provides greater biodiversity for environmental and field biology students.  The nature center was originally designed as field station for biology, but has developed... more

Walking the Walk

ONU students experience health care delivery in the Dominican Republic.Northern Without Borders recently traveled to the Dominican Republic to assist with health clinics and deliver wellness education. Students performed vital tasks to make the clinics successful and helped Dominican physicians see... more