During a reception following Tuesday's University faculty meeting, ONU's next president, Dr. Daniel DiBiasio and his wife, Chris Burns-DiBiasio, greet David Retterer, associate professor of mathematics and computer science and mayor of Ada. Hear Dr. DiBiasio's remarks to the faculty.
Social entrepreneur to speak at Spotts Lecture Dr. Paul Polak, founder of the Colorado-based nonprofit organization International Development Enterprises (IDE), will be the featured speaker for the Ohio Northern University Spotts Lecture in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, March 21, at 7 p.m. His speech, "Design for the Other 90 Percent," is free and open to the public.
Kritzler lecture, March 22 Dr. Paul W. Bohn will deliver Ohio Northern University's 2011 Kritzler Lecture, titled "Integrated Microfluidics in 3-D Scientific Challenges in Putting Your Hospital's Clinical Lab on a Key Ring," in 107 Meyer Hall of Science on Tuesday, March 22, at 7 p.m.
Visit days scheduled Prospective students are invited to four special visit days during March and April, hosted by ONU’s Office of Admissions.
'Star Trek Live' Ohio Northern University's Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents "Star Trek Live," a creation of Mad Science Productions, on Friday, March 18, at 7 p.m.
'Three Cups of Tea' Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents “Three Cups of Tea” as part of its “One Book, One Community, One Play” series on Wednesday, March 23, at 9:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Science Fair judges needed Faculty, staff and students 21 and older or who have junior status are invited to volunteer as judges for District Science Day. This year’s science day will be Saturday, March 19.
Academic Information Fair Academic departments and professional organizations can showcase their programs to recruiters at ONU’s Spring Career and Graduate School fair, March 9, sponsored by the Office of Career Services. The academic information event will coincide with the Career and Graduate Fair so recruiters can maximize their time on campus. Faculty members can network with recruiters and make connections for internships and jobs. The Academic Information Fair will be in the Field House where recruiters can visit before or after the open fair which is from 9 to 11:30 a.m. To reserve a spot, e-mail Jane Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn to swim ONU Swimming and Diving learn to swim lessons will be offered April 3,10,17 and May 1 and 8 by students in the coaching theories of competitive swimming class with proceeds to benefit the ONU men and women's swimming and diving team. Cost is $50. For details, contact email@example.com
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."
Want weather warnings for Ada? ONU Security uses Nixle.com for these alerts. Go to www.nixle.com for this free service.
Students in the News
Students to help with tax preparation Elderly and low-income tax payers in Hardin and surrounding counties can find free income tax assistance from Ohio Northern University business administration and law students through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).
Winter Deans' List now online Undergraduate students who were named to the Dean's List for Winter quarter, 2010-11, are listed below. Students on the Deans' List must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and be enrolled full-time. Kappa Epsilon women provide comfort and hope Members of Kappa Epsilon, women’s professional pharmacy sorority, donated 75 baskets of “comfort and hope” to St. Rita’s Medical Center to be used for women diagnosed with breast cancer.
Passport Day, March 10 ONU will host a Passport Day, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., March 10 in the McIntosh Center. Cost of a basic adult passport is $150, including photos. Anyone wishing to apply for a U.S. passport must have a certified copy of their birth certificate and a photo ID. Two checks or money orders are needed for payment.
Rubi Affair benefits AIDS research Ohio Northern University’s Open Doors student organization will host the Rubi Affair in the McIntosh Center activities room on Saturday, March 12, at 8 p.m.
Young Engineer of the Year Sarah L. (McConnell) Rowland, BSCE ’06, P.E., has been named 2011 Young Engineer of the Year by the Toledo Society of Professional Engineers, Ohio chapter. The award is given to a young engineer who excels in educational and collegiate achievements, professional and technical society activities, civic and humanitarian activities, engineering achievements and professional engineering accomplishments.
WANTED: Alumni B.E.A.R.S. note card writers Want to help grow the Northern family and reconnect with your alma mater? The Alumni B.E.A.R.S. (Building Energetic Alumni Resources for Students) program is looking for alumni across the nation to write note cards to prospective students in their area, represent ONU at college fairs in over 10 states, and be a featured Bear on our website. Visit the B.E.A.R.S. Web site for more information.
8:30 a.m., True North Surveyor’s Workshop, The Inn at Ohio Northern University 11 a.m., ONU Passport Day, McIntosh 6 p.m., Dayton Regional Area Alumni Event, Dayton Country Club
11 a.m., Wrestling NCAA Championships at La Crosse, Wisc. Noon, Indoor Track and Field NCAA III Championships at Capital 3 p.m., ONU HealthWise osteoporosis screening, Pharmacy Room 211 3 p.m., Women’s Tennis vs. Dayton, University Courts
9 a.m., Engineering Futures Workshop, Biggs 238 11 a.m., Wrestling NCAA Championships at La Crosse, Wisc. Noon, Indoor Track and Field NCAA III Championships at Capital 4 p.m., Law Celebrezze Competition, Law Moot Court Room 129 8 p.m., A Rubi Affair, McIntosh Activities Room
11 a.m., Baseball vs. Elmhurst at Xenia 11:15 a.m., Catholic Mass, Chapel Noon, Law Celebrezze Competition, Law Moot Court Room 129 6 p.m., TnT Worship Service, Chapel 6 p.m., ONU Scholarship Golf Outing, reception and auction, Naples, Fla. 7 p.m., University Singers Concert, Snyder Recital Hall
9 a.m., ONU Scholarship Golf Outing, Naples, Fla. 2 p.m., Professional Etiquette, McIntosh 202 5 p.m., College of Engineering E-Week, student/faculty/staff bake off 6:30 p.m., Cleveland student/alumni reception, Dave & Buster’s Westlake
3 p.m., Western Civilization Series: 17th Century Art, Meyer 107 3 p.m., Symplicity Workshop, Heterick Library lab 5 p.m., College of Engineering E-Week, Professional Day 5:30 p.m., University Council, Dicke Hall Forum 6:30 p.m., Toledo student/alumni reception, Fifth Third Field
10:45 a.m., BLSA Diversity Forum, Law Room 129 11 a.m., Chapel Worship Service, Chapel 4 p.m., Women’s Tennis vs. Trine, Ind., University Courts 4 p.m., Baseball vs. Defiance, Wander Field 5 p.m., College of Engineering E-Week, E-lympiad 6:30 p.m., Cincinnati student/alumni reception, Dave & Buster’s, Cincinnati 7 p.m., Social Studies Colloquium, Dr. Kofi Nsia-Pepra on Rwando, Sierra Leone and the Case for Robust Peacekeeping, Dicke Hall Forum
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