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On Dec. 11, 2008, 29 ONU students from two sections of the Introduction to GIS (Geographic Information Systems) class attended the 2008 GIS Day at Rhodes State University in Lima, Ohio. GIS Day is an event held annually in more than 80 countries around the world, with the hope of demonstrating to... more
James C. Gallagher, a senior in physics from Medina, Ohio, is a collaborator on a research paper to be published in Physical Review, the flagship journal of the American Physical Society and the American Institute of Physics. Gallagher was a part of the College of Wooster's National Science... more
On Nov. 12, 2008, Dr. Russ Crawford's Football in American Culture class (HIST 462) visited the Wilson Football Factory in Ada, Ohio.The students had the opportunity to see how the footballs are made, and learned that all of the NFL's balls, as well as 50 percent of Division I and 70-80 percent of... more
The first CEO (Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization) Elevator Pitch Competition involved 11 student competitors from pharmacy, engineering, arts and sciences, and business administration in idea presentations lasting 90 seconds. Five students were selected to go to a second competition round... more
The ONU Astronomy Club, with Dr. Jason Pinkney as faculty advisor, held a viewing of the Orionid Meteor shower in October. A meteor, also called "shooting star" or "falling star," is a streak of light in the atmosphere caused when space debris pierces the Earth's atmosphere at speeds in excess of... more
ONU physics students and faculty presented posters at the 2008 Fall Meeting of the Ohio Section of American Physical Society (OSAPS) at Wright State University on Oct. 10 and 11, 2008.Andrew Mayger, a senior mathematics major from Saint Clairsville, Ohio, presented research on the National Science... more
Through the efforts of student pharmacists, ONU's Heartburn Awareness Challenge has received its second regional award of the year. The award, "It Starts With One," was received at the Region 4 American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Midyear Regional Meeting. APhA... more
Nine Ohio Northern University students participated in a recent exercise designed to simulate an election GIS (Geographic Information System). During the recent presidential election, most news agencies relied on similar systems that tabulate and automatically display election results. ONU's... more
Several technological studies students represented ONU at the North American DELMIA Customer Conference in Detroit on Oct. 8, 2008. Doug Vorhees, a senior from Celina, Ohio; Jacob Ryan, a senior from Hillsboro, Ohio; Scott Nemeth, a senior from Westlake, Ohio; Rob Hradek, a senior from Wooster,... more
On Oct. 23-24, five ONU students who are enrolled in ABUS 222, DCBA's initial entrepreneurship course, participated in the first Southwest Ohio Student Business Exposition and Online Entrepreneurship game at Xavier University in Cincinnati. Business ideas presented by ONU students included... more