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Two teams of Ohio Northern University engineering students garnered top 20 finishes in the regional Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) “Backwoods Baja,” race in Arkansaw, Wis., on Saturday, Oct. 23.Hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Stout, the event consisted of two two-hour endurance races... more
Junior mathematics majors Lauren Cassell,  Christopher Iliff  and Joseph Mileski  presented the paper, “Nine-Point Hyperbolas,” at the fall meetings of the Ohio Section of the Mathematical Association of America. The meetings were held at Ursuline College on Oct. 22 and 23, 2010.  At the same time... more
Kimberly Chase, a junior in accounting from Dover, Ohio, is a recipient of the 2010 Slaymaker-Kinsey Award for academic achievement by a member of the ONU chapter of Alpha Xi Delta.Since 1993, an endowment, established to honor Wilhelmina “Billie” Slaymaker-Kinsey, has provided a monetary... more
Ohio Iota, the ONU chapter of the engineering honor society Tau Beta Pi, was honored at the 105th Tau Beta Pi National Convention in King of Prussia, Pa. Chapter members attending the convention included: president Lauren Sutherland, senior electrical engineering major from Findlay, Ohio;... more
 ONU’s Gamma Chi Chapter of Delta Omicron has been named recipient of the 2010 Chapter Progress Award. The award was made in recognition of the chapter’s 83 percent gain in membership during the 2009-10 academic year.Chapter advisor Carol J. Gramm was also named one of two outstanding chapter... more
In a contest to name the new on-campus convenience store in Affinity Commons, several students provided the name “Bear Necessities.” Out of all the winning name entries, Becky Pettigrew, a senior in biology from Lower Burrell, Pa.,  was drawn as the winner of an Apple iPad.  Christine Hoerig, a... more
ONU students currently interning in Washington, D.C., and several ONU graduates of the program, took part in the recent Washington Center gala, held Oct. 4 in Washington, D.C.The “Gala 2010: Transforming Potential into Achievement” event celebrated the impact The Washington Center’s programs have... more
Study abroad is open to ONU students in all majors. For some it is required for graduation.On Friday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the McIntosh Activities Room, the second annual study abroad fair will give students the opportunity to learn more.Mitchell Lawson, the graduate assistant for... more

Senior mathematics major, Ashley Risch from Hudson, Ohio, presented the paper, “A Phi-bonacci Sequence,” at the 27th Pi Mu Epsilon Student Conference at Miami University on Sept. 24, 2010.  Pi Mu Epsilon is a Mathematics Honor Society. At the same time mathematics and statistics faculty members,... more
Renee LeGendre, a senior in communication arts from Toledo, Ohio, and the current president of ONU's PRSSA chapter, was recognized with the "Distinguished Student Award" as the top undergraduate communication student in Ohio at the recent Ohio Communication Association conference.In addition, her... more