Carroll V. Lovett Distinguished Lecture takes on health care reform
Ohio Northern University’s James F. Dicke College of Business Administration will present “Will Health Care Reform Improve Your Health,” a lecture by Brian Smith, as part of the Carroll V. Lovett Distinguished Lecture Series in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m.
ONU to present panel debate on ‘fracking’
The controversial issue and policy of hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as “fracking,” will be discussed by a panel in the Ohio Northern University Dicke Forum on Friday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. as part of the 72nd annual meeting of the Ohio Association of Economist and Political Scientist (OAEPS).
Opera workshop, Oct. 12
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music will present an opera workshop featuring ONU vocal majors in Presser Hall’s Snyder Recital Hall on Friday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The opera workshop, under the direction of ONU adjunct voice instructor Micah Graber, will consist of scenes from various operas, including “Don Giovanni,” “The Marriage of Figaro,” “Hansel and Gretel,” “Suzannah," “La Traviata,” “The Magic Flute” and “The Merry Wives of Windsor.” The staged and costumed scenes will be accompanied by student pianist Chris Gray, a sophomore performance major from Hopedale, Ohio.
ONU to host fall open houses
Ohio Northern University welcomes high school seniors to campus for two open houses, the first on Oct. 19 and the second on Nov. 3. Prospective students will learn about specific Ohio Northern programs, meet with current students, faculty and staff, and attend informational admissions and financial aid sessions. A complimentary lunch and campus tour also will be provided.
ONU presents Mystic Drumz
Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present Mystic Drumz on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 10 a.m. Mystic Drumz is a unique, multimedia rhythm and sound program for children that specializes in world music and focuses on the environment. This hands-on interactive performance showcases eclectic international percussion instruments from around the world, linking geography to sounds, rhythms to science, and laughter to learning.
Clingerman presents at symposium
Forrest Clingerman, associate professor of philosophy and religion, presented a paper, "Is there a Natural Public Sphere?" at a NIES Research Symposium on the topic of "Environmentalism, Spatiality, and the Public Sphere." The symposium was held Sept. 27-29 at the University of Oslo.
Don McLean’s ‘American Pie’ topic of new book
Ray Schuck, visiting assistant professor of history, and his son, Raymond I. Schuck, assistant professor of communication at Bowling Green State University Firelands, are authors/editors of a new book, “Do You Believe in Rock and Roll?: Essays on Don McLean's ‘American Pie.’”
Student safety week to focus on ‘Navigating Your Way to Personal Safety’
Ohio Northern University has begin its second annual student safety week. The theme is “Navigating Your Way to Personal Safety.” Sponsored by the ONU Security Office, in partnership with ONU’s Department of History, Politics and Justice and the Office of Business Services and Risk Management, the event will touch on subjects such as identity theft, relationship abuse and human trafficking. Watch video.
ONU to host political events in October
ONU will host a number of election-themed events throughout the month of October. A student political debate will be held in the McIntosh Activities Room on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. Members of the ONU student chapters of the College Libertarians, College Republicans and College Democrats will discuss topics ranging from the economy to domestic policies. A second debate focusing on health care, conducted by the ONU student chapter of the National Community Pharmacist’s Association, will be held in room 151 of the Raabe College of Pharmacy on Oct. 22, at 5 p.m.
Piano majors part of masterclass
Two Ohio Northern piano majors have been chosen to perform in a piano masterclass with Alexander Ghindin, an internationally acclaimed pianist on Oct. 10, at Ohio State University Lima. Chris Gray, a sophomore from Hopedale, Ohio, will be performing Rachmaninoff's "Moments Musical", No. 4., and Nathan Arant, a senior from Lima, Ohio, will perform Beethoven's "Waldstein" Sonata.
Affinity Fun Run/Walk raises money for Imagination Library
The Affinity Fun Run/Walk 5K, hosted by the Office of Residence Life on Sept. 29 raised $1,300 for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, which supports children’s literacy in Hardin County.
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Women’s Golf at Indiana University East Fall Invitational
11 a.m., Worship Service, Chapel
4 p.m., Women’s Soccer vs. Wittenberg, ONU Soccer Field
6 p.m., College of Engineering, Design of Experiments, speaker Mark Harman, Science Annex Room 207
7 p.m., Student Safety Week, speaker Theresa Flores on human trafficking, McIntosh Ballroom
8 p.m., Lighten Labyrinth Walk, English Chapel Garden
8:30 a.m., Women’s Cross Country at Oshkosh, Wis., Invitational
10:45 a.m., Women’s Cross Country JV at Oberlin Rumble
1 p.m., Men’s Soccer vs. Marietta, Kicks for a Cure and Parents’ Day, ONU Soccer Field
1:30 p.m., Football at Marietta
3:30 p.m., Women’s Soccer vs. Marietta, Kicks for a Cause and Parents’ Day, ONU Soccer Field
11:30 a.m., Catholic Mass, Chapel
6 p.m., Northern Christian Fellowship Prayer and Praise, Chapel
11 a.m., College of Engineering Norfolk Southern Information Session, Science Annex Room 207
7 p.m., Kormendy Lecture, speaker R.H. Helmholz, Law Room 129
7 p.m., Men’s Soccer at Heidelberg
7 p.m., Volleyball vs. Heidelberg, ONU Sports Center