Top Stories ‘Eurydice’
The Ohio Northern University Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents “Eurydice” from Oct. 20-22 at 7:30 p.m. There also will be matinee productions on Oct. 22 and 23 at 2 p.m.
ONU to host lecture by top ethnobotanists
Ohio Northern University will host a lecture by leading ethnobotanists Dr. Sebsebe Demissew and Dr. Nigist Asfaw in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. This lecture is free and open to the public.
Spotlight: Faculty & Staff AFL-CIO and the Cold War
Dr. Robert Waters, visiting assistant professor of history, helped organize an international conference on AFL-CIO Cold War foreign policy, held in Ghent, Belgium. ONU cosponsored the event. See photos.
Lewis addresses unfounded drone fears Michael Lewis, associate professor of law, is author of an op-ed article on the use of unmanned drones for surveillance and counter-terrorism, in the Los Angeles Times. Article looks at laser treatment for varicose veins
Associate professors of mathematics, Bill Fuller and Maria Raiti, have published an article, “Modelling Of Heat Conduction Along Vein Walls In Endovenous Laser Treatment," in The Internet Journal of Bioengineering. They and their co-author, Ronald G. Bush, M.D., a vascular surgeon, provided a model for how heat flows along vein walls during a laser treatment for varicose veins. The model has helped to clarify a disputed point about the method in which the endothelium along the vein wall is destroyed as a result of the treatment.
Dr. Khalid Al-Olimat, professor and chair of electrical and computer engineering and computer science, is a co-author of an article appearing in the International Journal of Energy Sector Management, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2011, page 169-200, (c) Emerald Group Publishing Limited. The title of the article is "Electricity markets: an overview and comparative study".
Dr. Dexter Woods, professor of business administration, presented a paper titled "Curriculum VITA: Tax Class and the IRS Voluntary Income Tax Assistance Program," Oct. 6, at the Academic Business and Research Institute (AABRI) conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The paper discusses specific methods and benefits of interconnecting tax class with the IRS Voluntary Income Tax Assistance Program. It demonstrates pedagogical applications in active, experiential, and service learning that can enhance all business courses. Woods also served as session chair for a session entitled "Instructional Pedagogies."
Nixle.com is now ONU’s Emergency Text Message System Ohio Northern University emergency text messages are now being delivered through Nixle.com, a free web-based service. ONU emergency text messages are sent by ONU’s Security Department. If you previously signed up for text messages through Self-Service Banner, you will need to go to www.nixle.com and create a new account. Existing accounts have not been transferred. At Nixle you can sign up for both text and email alerts. Go to www.nixle.com and follow the sign up instructions. Learn how to sign up for Nixle. Growing on the strengths of yesterday
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Health screenings scheduled
Mark your calendar for the annual ONU health screening for faculty and staff. The screenings, plus flu shots, will be offered Oct. 26 and Nov.
19. For a complete list of upcoming employee benefit activities, click here.
Check out The Washington Center opportunities
The Washington Center (TWC), an academic partner of Ohio Northern University, offers internship programs and academic seminars through which students can earn academic credit and gain valuable experience. These include semester and summer internship programs in the nation’s capital and other locations, as well as one- to two-week seminars on topics of special interest. A TWC representative will hold two information sessions, Monday, Oct. 24 at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. in Macintosh 202. The spring 2012 Washington, D.C. Internship Program deadline is Nov. 15. Questions? Contact Dr. Robert Alexander, ONU's faculty liaison to The Washington Center, or call 419-772-2093.
Speakers set for PT Month
Dr. Philip Anloague, director of the University of Dayton’s doctor of physical therapy program, and Trista Cathcart, graduate admissions coordinator, will be guest speakers for Physical Therapy Month. They will be presenting “Move Forward with a Career in Physical Therapy” at 11 a.m., Oct. 25 in Mathile 112. The program is sponsored by ONU’s Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences and the Pre-Physical Therapy and Pre-Occupational Therapy Club. To learn more, contact Dr. Rema Suniga, program coordinator, at email@example.com
Law student competes
Third-year law student Aaron Abrams took part in the 13th Annual Law Student Closing Argument competition, sponsored by Landskroner Foundation for Children, Oct. 13 in Cleveland, Ohio. Abrams was one of 12 students, chosen from 350 applicants to compete. He placed fourth in the competition.
‘Up ‘til Dawn’
ONU’s “Up ‘til Dawn,” a student-led, student-run, philanthropic organization to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, will hold a letter-writing event from 5 to 9 p.m., Oct. 19, in the Wishing Well. Participants will be asked to fill out letters asking family and friends for donations to support St. Jude. Register online.
Trick or Treat!
ONU's apartment residence life staff will welcome Ada's children for the annual Trick or Treat on Oct. 25. Parents can come with their little witches, ghosts and Power Rangers to the McIntosh Activities Room at 6 p.m. Everyone will be guided by ONU students through the decorated hallways of the residence halls to trick or treat. A small dinner will be provided afterwards for the kids. No pre-registration is necessary and donations will be accepted to benefit Hardin County’s Imagination Library.
Pharmacy job fair set
The 2011 Pharmacy Jobs Fair will be Oct. 31, hosted by ONU’s Office of Career Services. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Field House with an opportunity to sign up for afternoon interviews. Register online. For more information, contact Mindy Nungester at 419-772-2760.
ONU hosts Mathematics Shoot-Out
The Ninth Annual Ohio Northern University Mathematics Shoot-Out High School Competition was held Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 at the Mathile Center.
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11 a.m., Chapel Worship Service, Chapel
3 p.m., Teach on the Beach Information Session, Dicke 115
4 p.m., Women’s Soccer Reserves at Cedarville
6:30 p.m., Ohio Pharmacy Law Update for ONU Alumni, Columbus
7:30 p.m., “Eruydice by Sarah Ruhl,” the Freed Center for the Performing Arts
Wear Purple Day, sponsored by Open Doors
7 p.m., Volleyball vs. John Carroll, ONU Sports Center
7 p.m., Women’s Soccer at John Carroll
7:30 p.m., “Eruydice by Sarah Ruhl,” the Freed Center for the Performing Arts
1:30 p.m., Football vs. John Carroll, Dial-Roberson Stadium
2 p.m. and 7:30 p .m., “Eruydice by Sarah Ruhl,” the Freed Center for the Performing Arts
2:30 p.m., Men’s Soccer at John Carroll
Law Classes resume
6 p.m., JV Football at Heidelberg
9 p.m., Halloween Pumpkin Carving Event, sponsored by Open Doors, Multicultural Center
4 p.m., Men’s Soccer vs. Heidelberg, ONU Soccer Field
7 p.m., Volleyball at Heidelberg
4 p.m., Women’s Soccer vs. Heidelberg, ONU Soccer Field
5 p.m., LGBT History Month Speaker Ellen Broido, McIntosh Ballroom
7 p.m., Keiser Lecture, Freed Center for the Performing Arts
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