Top Stories ‘Capitol Steps’ to perform Oct. 26
Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “Capitol Steps” in the Stambaugh Theatre on Friday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. Thirty years ago, the Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. Although not all of the current Steps members are former Capitol Hill staffers, collectively, the performers have worked in a total of 18 Congressional offices and represent 62 years of collective House and Senate staff experience. ‘The Improvised Shakespeare Company’ Oct. 27
ONU’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts kicks off its studio series when it presents “The Improvised Shakespeare Company” in the Stambaugh Studio Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. Based on one audience suggestion (a title for a play that has yet to be written), “The Improvised Shakespeare Company” creates a fully improvised Shakespearean masterpiece right before your eyes.
Band-O-Rama, Oct. 28
ONU’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents Band-O-Rama on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 4 p.m. The Ohio Northern University Marching Band (ONUMB) offers an exciting performance to celebrate another successful season when they perform selections from their 2012 premier program, “Sound Dramas.”
ONU to host fall open houses
Ohio Northern University welcomes high school seniors to campus for an open house 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.
Spotlight: Faculty & Staff ‘It must be neurological!’
Dr. Phillip Zoladz, an assistant professor of psychology, is quoted in an article about understanding teen behavior featured in NY Parenting, Simply Family Magazine and Genesee Valley Parent. In the article he says, “The prefrontal cortex does not fully develop until one’s early to mid 20s, which explains why teens continue to act this way until they are at least out of college.”
EPICS program to assist local communities
The ONU College of Engineering’s real-life class, Engineering Projects In Community Service (EPICS), is working on three major projects throughout the area: building a replica of the Mars rover Curiosity for the Armstrong Air and Space Museum in Wapakoneta, Ohio; refurbishing a concrete base for historical Civil War cannons in Forest, Ohio; and upgrading the village of Ada’s website.
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Help the future of arts education! SNAAP Survey open now
Ohio Northern University is participating in the 2012 Strategic National Arts Alumni (SNAAP) survey – a one-of-a-kind survey that explores the lives of arts alumni nationwide. ONU alumni completing the survey this fall will have access to a website to see how their educational and career experiences compare with alumni across the country. See where other arts graduates live, where they work, what they earn and how their arts educations have influenced their lives. Arts alumni who graduated but have not yet received an email invitation to complete the survey should go to snaap.indiana.edu to take the survey.
8 a.m., Law United Methodist Church Legal Forum, Law Room 129
7:30 p.m., Capitol Steps, Freed Center for the Performing Arts
11 a.m., Men’s and Women’s Cross Country at OAC Championships, Wilmington
1 p.m., Swimming and Diving at John Carroll
1 p.m., Women’s Soccer at Muskingum
1 p.m., Women’s Volleyball vs. Muskingum, ONU Sports Center
1:30 p.m., Football vs. Muskingum, Dial-Roberson Stadium
7 p.m., Men’s Soccer at Muskingum
7:30 p.m., The Improvised Shakespeare Company, Freed Center for the Performing Arts
7:30 p.m., Senior Recital, Hannah Hardin, piano, Snyder Recital Hall
4 p.m., Marching Band-O-Rama, Freed Center for the Performing Arts
6 p.m., Northern Christian Fellowship Prayer and Praise, Chapel
8 p.m., Polaris Brass Recital, Snyder Recital Hall
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