Founder’s Day, April 12
In celebration of Founder’s Day, ONU President Dan DiBiasio will speak at the 11 a.m., April 12, worship service in the chapel. His topic is “Faith of our Founder,” with the scripture from I Corinthians 3:1-11. Dean Altstaetter, admissions, will provide the opening and closing music for the service. Special music will be provided by Jerrod Amstutz, a junior in youth ministry, and Christopher Jordan, an senior in religion.
Department of English to present poet Rebecca Lindenberg
Ohio Northern University’s Department of English will present Rebecca Lindenberg in the Elzay Gallery of Art on Thursday, April 19, at 7 p.m. Lindenberg will read from her first book of poetry, “Love, An Index.” ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’
Ohio Northern University's Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present the musical production of “Thoroughly Modern Millie” in the Biggs Theatre from April 19-22 at 7:30 p.m. and April 21-22 at 2 p.m. "Thoroughly Modern Millie," a musical based on the 1967 film "Thoroughly Modern Millie," follows a young flapper, Millie, on her journey to find a rich husband. Renowned Iranian-American Scholar to lecture at ONU
Ohio Northern University will host internationally renowned Iranian-American scholar Trita Parsi in the ballroom of McIntosh Student Center on Tuesday, April 24, at 7 p.m.
Public works project detours campus traffic
West Lincoln Avenue will remain closed until Sept. 1, 2012, due to the Lincoln Avenue Phase II project. Detour signs have been placed on Main Street directing traffic to the sports and science complexes. Check the campus map for details.
Spotlight: Faculty & Staff
Carrothers elected to NCSA office
Robert M. Carrothers, associate professor of sociology, has been elected membership chair and member of the executive council for the NorthCentral Sociological Association (NCSA), a regional sociology association that includes eastern Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ontario, Canada.
Honors Day, April 28
Tickets are now on sale for the Honors Day banquet, 12:15 p.m., Saturday, April 28 in the Sports Center Field House. Tickets are $12 each and can be purchased at the Academics Affairs office in Lehr Memorial or online.
Unite for Awareness Week
The eighth annual “Unite for Awareness Week,” a student-driven initiative to bring attention to issues of discrimination, will continue through Friday, April 13. The theme of this year’s week will be “Look, Listen and Learn.”
Speaker set for April 17
Charles Fax, vice president for Israel Affairs at the Jewish National Fund, will speak at 7 p.m., April 17, in the Dicke Forum, sponsored by Phi Beta Delta and ONU’s Department of History, Politics and Justice.
'Food for Fines' at Heterick Memorial Library
In celebration of National Library Week, Heterick Memorial Library will hold a "Food for Fines" campaign to support the Ada Food Pantry. Patrons can return overdue items and clear up the associated fines by donating food or personal care items between April 10 and 18.
Learn about women’s health
In celebration of National Women’s Health Week, Kappa Epsilon, the women’s professional pharmacy sorority, will offer health education and screenings in six different locations during April. The events will include information on preventive screenings, increasing physical activity, nutrition, mental health and smoking cessation. Kappa Epsilon members will also offer blood pressure screening and information on heart health.
Golf outing to benefit Ada United Methodist Church
ONU’s Interfraternity Council will host a golf outing on April 29 to benefit the Ada United Methodist Church. The event begins at 9 a.m. at the Bluffton Golf Club and is open to ONU students, faculty, staff, friends and family. Cost is $120 for a team of four and includes 18 holes of golf and a cart. Individuals are $35. The winning team receives a free round at Bluffton Golf Club. Deadline for registration is April 15. To learn more or to register, contact John Atkinson or Armond Cosiano.
Law students study in Washington, D.C.
Ten ONU law students, eight from the international LLM program and two third-year concurrent JD/LLM students, spent the week of March 18-25, 2012, studying in Washington, D.C. The students spent the first day at the United States Supreme Court, where they attended the oral arguments in a case concerning the principles of the Fifth and Sixth Amendments.
Art major honored for excellence
Mayumi Kiefer, a senior in studio arts/3D from Troy, Ohio, is one of six students to be honored at the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Ohio (AICUO) Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts. The award recognizes outstanding students from the art and design programs at independent colleges and universities in every region of Ohio.
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11 a.m., Founders Day Worship Service, Chapel
11 a.m., United for Awareness Week: RACISM, “Clean Up Your Vocabulary,” McIntosh
5:30 p.m., Polar Innovation Exchange, The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration
3:30 p.m., Street Law Competition, College of Law
5 p.m., Unite for Awareness Week: (Dis)ability Obstacle Course, McIntosh Room 7
Women's Golf at Ohio Wesleyan Invitational
7 a.m., Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam, Biggs Engineering Building
10 a.m., Zeta Tau Alpha 5K, Fraternity Circle
Track and Field - All-Ohio Championships at Ohio Wesleyan
1 p.m., Baseball at Mount Union, doubleheader
1 p.m., Women's Tennis vs. Mount Union, ONU Courts
2 p.m., Senior Recital: Hannah Chamberlain, Flute, Snyder Recital Hall
3 p.m., Softball vs. Mount Union, ONU softball field
4:30 p.m., Senior Recital: Victoria Secrist, Soprano, Snyder Recital Hall
8 p.m., BSU Annual Black and White Ball, McIntosh Ballroom
8 p.m., Senior Recital: Jennifer Taylor, Alto, Snyder Recital Hall
Women’s Golf at Ohio Wesleyan Invitational
4 p.m., Senior Recital: Bobby Cotrell, Flute, Snyder Recital Hall
7 p.m., Chamber Music and Instrumental Ensembles Recital, Snyder Recital Hall
5 p.m., AASU Cultural Auction, McIntosh Activities Room
1 p.m., Baseball vs. Wilmington, doubleheader, Wander Field
3:30 p.m., Softball doubleheader at Wilmington
8 a.m., Education Expo, Field House
4 p.m., Baseball vs. Wooster, Wander Field