Ohio Northern University to hold debate on Issue 2
Ohio Northern University will conduct a debate concerning Issue 2 (Senate Bill 5) on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. in the ONU Pettit College of Law Large Moot Court room (129). The event, free and open to the public, is sponsored by ONU’s College Democrats, College Republicans, and Pi Sigma Alpha, ONU’s political science honor society.
‘Branding My Business’
On Nov. 1, 2011, Matt Jennings, chief executive officer of Quest Federal Credit Union, will speak on “Branding My Business: Names, Logos and Target Market” as part of a workshop series offered by the Ohio Northern University Entrepreneur Center.
ONU to participate in Choose Ohio First scholarship
Ohio Northern University has been chosen to participate in the prestigious Choose Ohio First Programs of Innovation scholarship initiative offered by the Ohio Board of Regents.
Martin organizes law symposium
John H. Martin, professor of law, is a primary organizer of the symposium, "The Uniform Probate Code: Remaking of American Succession Law" held Oct. 21 at the University of Michigan Law School. The symposium is underwritten by the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Foundation and is co-sponsored by the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform. The journal will publish the papers presented at the symposium. Prof. Martin will present a paper titled, "Non-judicial Estate Settlement."
Dr. Jim Schul, assistant professor of education, has five recent articles published or accepted for publication.
Articles published in Organic Chemistry, Green Chemistry
Drs. Jake Zimmerman, assistant professor of chemistry, and Madhuri Manpadi, teacher-scholar post-doc in chemistry, recently published two articles based on results from their research projects at ONU. Russell Spatney and Aaron Baker, BS ’11, are coauthors on these publications.
Frohnen participates in conferences
Bruce Frohnen, associate professor of law, participated in a conference on the thought of French thinker Bertrand de Jouvenel, on Sept. 29-Oct. 1. He will also participate in a conference on "Empire, Religion, and Liberty in the Thirty Years War" from Nov. 3-5. Both conferences are hosted by Liberty Fund and bring together a select group of interdisciplinary scholars from institutions including Indiana University-Bloomington, the University of Notre Dame and the University of Colorado at Boulder to discuss common readings and issues, especially as they relate to the development and maintenance of constitutionalism.
Gainey is Santa VP
Richard Gainey, associate professor and director of electronic media and broadcasting, has been elected to the position of vice president of The Buckeye Santas, one of the nation's largest "Real Bearded Santas" organizations. In October of 2012, Gainey will move to the position of president of the group, which meets monthly in Columbus. In August of this year, Gainey attended the School4Santas, a national training program for professional Santas. Gainey has been an RBS (Real Bearded Santa) for the past five years appearing throughout west central Ohio.
Growing on the strengths of yesterday
Progressing to a better tomorrow
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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 Nov.
19. For a complete list of upcoming employee benefit activities, click here.
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.
NCPA chapter garners honor for second consecutive year
The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Student Chapter of Ohio Northern University’s Raabe College of Pharmacy was named the 2011 Student Chapter of the Year at the 113th NCPA Annual Convention and Trade Exposition in Nashville, Tenn., on Oct. 10. There are currently 95 NCPA Student Chapters across the nation.
Students make presentations at national meeting
Chemistry seniors, Russell Spatney from Mantau, Ohio, and Thomas Allen from Wilmington, Ohio, recently presented their research at the American Chemical Society National Meeting in Denver, Colo.
DeColibus presents poster
Dawn DeColibus, a junior from Strongsville, Ohio, majoring in biology and minoring in geography-GIS, presented a poster at the 2011 annual meeting of the East Lakes Division of the American Association of Geographers, held at Youngstown State University on Oct. 15. Her poster, titled “Buffalo Berry and Glacial Slumps in Ohio and Pennsylvania,” highlighted the experience she gained as an intern last summer working with the Botany and Natural Resources Department of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Adopt-A-Student internship program. During her internship, DeColibus helped identify the presence of buffalo berry bushes in northern Ohio and used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to manage this threatened plant species. 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.
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 help recruit new students in a variety of ways. Click here for more information.
11 a.m., Chapel Worship Service, Chapel
3 p.m., Women’s Soccer Reserves at Capital
7 p.m., Halloween Game Night, Chapel
4 p.m., Men’s Soccer at Marietta
7 p.m., Volleyball vs. Marietta, ONU Sports Center
8:30 a.m., College of Engineering ASCE Cedar Point “Behind the Scenes” Trip
10 a.m., “ImaginOcean,” Freed Center for the Performing Arts
11 a.m., Cross Country OAC Championships at ONU, Lost Creek Country Club
1 p.m., Women’s Soccer at Marietta
1 p.m., Swimming and Diving vs. John Carroll, ONU Sports Center
1:30 p.m., Football vs. Marietta, Dial-Roberson Stadium
6 p.m., Movie Night, sponsored by World Student Organization, Multicultural Center
4 p.m., Band-o-Rama, Freed Center for the Performing Arts
8 a.m., 2011 Pharmacy Job Fair, ONU Field House
Noon, Guest Lecturer Gail Berenson, “Coping with Performance Anxiety,” Snyder Recital Hall
2 p.m., Men’s Soccer, OAC Tournament Quarterfinals
6 p.m., JV Football at Otterbein
2 p.m., Women’s Soccer at OAC Quarterfinals
7 p.m., Volleyball OAC Tournament Quarterfinals
7 p.m., Branding My Business: Names, Logos and Target Marketing, Dicke Forum
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ReStore Community Center is seeking volunteers to pick produce this weekend on a nearby farm. The produce will go to ReStore and the Ada Food Pantry.
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