ONU Offers Condolences to Mount Union Following Bus Crash President Dr. Kendall L. Baker and the entire ONU community offer condolences to the University of Mount Union. A late night crash between a Mount Union wrestling team bus and a snow plow in Crawford County has left one person dead and four others injured. The team was returning from a match at Ohio Northern. "Our hearts go out to the Mount Union family," Ohio Northern Director of Athletics Tom Simmons said. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the athletes, coaches, administrators and their families during this difficult time." "It's a tragedy," added ONU Wrestling Coach Ron Beaschler. "Our hearts and prayers go out to the team, the families and the university." A moment of silence will be held at the ONU/Wilmington men's basketball game Wednesday evening. ONU to Host Fifth Annual Mock Trial Tournament Ohio Northern University's mock trial program will host the fifth annual Polar Bear Invitational Mock Trial Tournament from Jan. 15-16. The competition will take place at Ohio Northern's Pettit College of Law, Hill Building and Dukes Memorial. A total of 410 students from 27 colleges and universities will participate in the tournament, with teams traveling from as far away as Vermont, Florida and Alabama to compete.
Ohio 3rd District Court of Appeals Coming to ONU The Ohio 3rd District Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in two separate cases at Ohio Northern University's Pettit College of Law on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. The session begins at 10 a.m. in the Moot Court Room.
Sebok Pharmacy Lecture to Welcome Executive Director of National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Dr. Carmen A. Catizone, executive director of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), will be the guest speaker for the second annual Sebok Pharmacy Lecture established by the Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy. Catizone will deliver his lecture, “Quality of Care: Can Pharmacy Measure Up?,” in the ONU Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 1 p.m.
River North Chicago Dance Company to Appear with ONU Dance Company Ohio Northern University's Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents the River North Chicago Dance Company with the ONU Dance Company on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at 2 p.m. The Saturday show also will feature a pre-show discussion at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. ONU Symphony Orchestra: Eastern Melodies Ohio Northern University's Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents ONU Symphony Orchestra: Eastern Melodies in the Freed Center on Sunday, Jan. 30, at 4 p.m. Freed Center presents 'Proof' Ohio Northern University's Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents "Proof" on Tuesday, Feb. 8, Thursday, Feb. 10, and Saturday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. in the Freed Center. There also will also be an afternoon show on Saturday, Feb. 12, at 2 p.m. and a pre-show discussion on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 7:15 p.m.
Armstrong Appears in Original Production John Robert Armstrong, assistant professor of communication arts, is featured in one of the 13 original productions making up the 2011 Big [BOX] series at the Cleveland Public Theatre.
HealthWise Offers Preventive Health Counseling ONU HealthWise will be offering individualized preventive health counseling. Personalized reviews will be evidence-based and follow recommendations established by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The intention of this service is to provide assistance to employees in determining the most appropriate screenings and preventive services based on individual risk factors. If interested in setting up an appointment or for more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Dance Team Hosts Clinic The ONU Northern Stars Dance Team will host a clinic for 4-18 year-olds from 12:30 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29 in the King Horn Sports Center.
Bud Smith Publishes 'Ohio Outback' “Ohio Outback: Learning to Love the Great Black Swamp,” the latest book by Dr. Claude Clayton “Bud” Smith, ONU professor of English emeritus, is now available. Scholarship Days Coming in January, February Faculty, staff and alumni are invited to take part in three scholarship interview days, Jan. 22, 29 and Feb. 12. To learn more, contact Courtney Nign in the Office of Admission, ext. 2263. Emergency Messaging: Emergency on campus? Classes delayed or cancelled? Sign up for ONU’s emergency text messaging. Just login to Self-Service Banner and look for the box named "Emergency Broadcast Sign-up."
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Astronomy Club Invites Community to New Observatory The Ohio Northern University Astronomy Club is conducting an astronomy event in the new ONU Observatory on Friday, Jan. 14, from 8-10 p.m. The astronomers will focus on viewing the Moon, Uranus and Jupiter through their large telescopes. The event is free and open to the public.
Documentary Looks at Immigration Battle The documentary film “9500 Liberty” will be shown at 7 p.m., Jan. 18 in the McIntosh Ballroom, followed by a question and answer discussion with the film’s director Eric Byler.
7 p.m., Symplicity Workshop, Heterick Memorial Library Computer Lab
9 a.m., Wrestling at Lycoming, Pa., Duals 5:30 p.m., Swimming and Diving vs. Oberlin, ONU Sports Center 6 p.m., Indoor Track and Field hosts Joe Banks Invitational, ONU Sports Center
8:30 a.m., Presidential Scholarship Day, Campus 9 a.m., Wrestling at Lycoming, Pa., Duals 9 a.m., JV Wrestling at Manchester, Ind., Spartan Classic 1 p.m., Swimming and Diving at Mount Union 1 p.m., Student Recital: Gabe Cabanillas, music composition, Snyder Recital Hall 2 p.m., Women’s Basketball vs. Baldwin-Wallace, ONU Sports Center 3 p.m., Men’s Basketball at Wittenberg
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Recess 7 p.m., Men’s JV Basketball at Findlay
10 a.m., Third District Court of Appeals at ONU, Moot Court Room 129 1 p.m., Sebok Pharmacy Lecture, Freed Center 1 p.m., Student Recital, Snyder Recital Hall 2 p.m., Behavioral Based Interviewing Workshop, McIntosh 202 3 p.m., Western Civilization Speaker Series, Dr. Bruce Frohnen, “Edmund Burke, Alexis de Tocqueville and the Rise of Conservatism,” Meyer 107 5:30 p.m., University Council, Dicke Hall Forum 6:30 p.m., JV Wrestling vs. John Carroll, ONU Sports Center 7:30 p.m., Wrestling vs. John Carroll, ONU Sports Center
Polar Bear Track & Field Teams Looking to Take OAC by Storm The Ohio Northern track and field teams enjoyed a fair share of success last season under head coach Jason Maus. The Polar Bear men finished the indoor season 49-4 overall and brought home the Ohio Athletic Conference championship, finishing first with 155 points.
Starry Nights "Our campus has a big advantage in regards to light pollution. On a clear night, without the moon, you can see the Milky Way pretty easily here. And there aren't many locations, really, where you can do that," Dr. Jason Pinkney.
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