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ONU Feature Stories Archive

How to Make Memories

The best educational experiences are the ones that you never forget. For two Ohio Northern University students and one faculty member, a summer studying abroad in Costa Rica was just that.A short 14 days after the end of classes last May, senior accounting and Spanish major Tyler Lucian, third-year... more

Weekend Recap

Welcome Weekend has come and gone, and now it’s time for the work to begin. But before we do, let’s take a look back at the whirlwind weekend that was, and all the fun our newest Polar Bears packed into their first college weekend.Move-In day kicked it all off bright and early on Thursday, Aug. 21... more

Challenge Accepted

ONU’s first couple takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Ohio Northern University President Dan DiBiasio and First Lady Chris Burns-DiBiasio found the perfect way to beat the heat on the hot and humid second day of Welcome Weekend: the infamous ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Dan and Chris accepted the... more

Dynamic Duo

How two Polar Bears nearly became America's favorite student-athletes. ONU juniors Cody Lovejoy and Nathan Rosenbaum were finalists in the Recent NCAA Favorite Elite 89 Winner contest. The Elite 89 award is given to the student-athlete with the highest GPA competing at each of the NCAA's national... more

Affinity Gardens

Sustainability initiatives continue to grow at Ohio Northern. The much-quoted African proverb Ora na azu nwa states that it takes a village to raise a child. At Ohio Northern University, a new sustainability initiative is seeing a village raise the food to feed them. ONU built 10 4-foot-by-... more

World Cup Fever

Viewing parties give ONU’s Brazilian students a reason to cheerWith the 2014 FIFA World Cup taking place in Brazil this month, many Ohio Northern University students are watching the matches with a sense of national pride, and not because Team USA advanced out of its group.ONU International Student... more

Oh, the Places Indeed

As we prepare to see another Ohio Northern University class graduate and move onto the lives they have spent the past four (or six) years preparing for, we take a moment to see where a few of them are headed. There are many paths a Polar Bear can take armed with an ONU degree. They can enter the... more

2014 Student Research Colloquium

Poster and paper presentations highlight undergraduate research.The Student Research Colloquium is a true showcase for undergraduate research, with students scheduled to present 106 projects this year. For students, research bridges the gap between knowledge and experience and provides for career... more

Bright Ideas

The College of Engineering’s Senior Design Showcase puts talent on display. For students in Ohio Northern University’s T.J. Smull College of Engineering, the spring semester of their senior year is the culmination of all their experiences in and out of the classroom over the previous seven. It... more

2014 Spring Competitions

Spring is competition season for the College of Engineering. Scroll down to view Facebook posts documenting our Concrete Canoe, Steel Bridge, SAE Aero, Robotic Football and Human Powered Vehicle teams in action. Post by Ohio Northern University T.J. Smull College of Engineering. Post by Ohio... more

Celebrate D3 Week

April 7-13, 2014 is NCAA Division III Week. This year we celebrate 40 years of athletic and academic excellence.Scroll down for more #ONUd3 storiesIt's d3 week. Tweet @ONUSports or comment below on why you chose to be a Division III athlete using #d3week and #ONUd3— Ohio Northern Sports (@ONUsports... more

Agents of C.A.R.E.

Health care disciplines team up through interprofessional education (IPE) to tackle the challenges of the future.Today’s health care challenges are more complicated than ever. We now know more about who and what we are than at any point in our history. And with that knowledge comes power. Power to... more