3rd District Court of Appeals coming to ONU The Ohio 3rd District Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in two cases at Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 10 a.m. in the Moot Court Room. The oral arguments will be heard by a panel consisting of three of the court’s four judges: Richard M. Rogers, Vernon L. Preston and John R. Willamowski. The court’s fourth judge is Stephen R. Shaw. Rogers, Shaw and Willamowski are Ohio Northern University law alumni.
ONU’s Healthy Campus program recognized Ohio Northern University’s multidisciplinary “Healthy Campus” wellness program has produced a more healthy campus, and its results are being nationally recognized. ONU’s Healthy Campus initiative is a joint effort between the ONU Office of Human Resources and ONU HealthWise, which presented their results at the American Public Health Association meeting in October.
CEDC to offer courses focusing on small business development The Community Economic Development Center at Ohio Northern University will hold six noncredit certification classes beginning in January. Classes are free and open to the public, and all events begin at 6:30 p.m. Classes range in length from one to six weeks, and each class focuses on general topics relating to the development of a business. The classes range from exploring self-employment to computer literacy.
Sebok Lecture coming Jan. 18 Julie A. Johnson from the University of Florida Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine and director of the University of Florida Center for Pharmacogenomics will be the guest speaker during the Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy’s fourth annual Sebok Pharmacy Lecture in ONU’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Jan. 18, at 1 p.m.
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Professor developing new technique to monitor phosphorus in watersheds Christopher Spiese, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry, is working on the development of a new technique for measuring dissolved phosphorus in freshwaters that could introduce a new testing method that will allow for a more cost-efficient and quicker way to monitor watersheds.
Article highlights Zoladz’s research on long-term memory “Pre-learning stress that is temporally removed from acquisition exerts sex-specific effects on long-term memory,” a journal article based on research conducted at ONU by Phillip Zoladz, Ph.D., Jeffery Talbot, Ph.D., and several of their research assistants, has been published in the journal Neurobiology of Learning and Memory.
Fuller chairs panel Bill Fuller, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics, chaired the panel discussion “The Ohio MAA 2012 Calculus Survey” at the fall meeting of the Ohio Section of the Mathematics Association of America (MAA) at Baldwin-Wallace University.
Crawford and Schuck publish essays Two ONU professors, Ray Schuck, visiting assistant professor of history, and Russ Crawford, Ph.D., associate professor of history, have contributed essays to “American History Through American Sports: From Colonial Lacrosse to Extreme Sports," published by ABC-CLIO Praeger in 2012.
Kisor’s editorial promotes personalized medicine studies for pharmacy students David Kisor, PharmD, professor of pharmacokinetics, is author of an editorial titled “Making personalized medicine an expectation of pharmacy students,” in the current issue of Personalized Medicine, a journal published by Future Medicine. In the article he says, “Certainly, student involvement in personalized medicine is the optimal way to raise expectations,” and cites examples, including ONU’s College of Pharmacy’s collaboration with Kroger Company pharmacies in medication therapy management.
Clingerman chapter published Forrest Clingerman, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy and religion, is author of a chapter in the recently-published book, “Resisting the Place of Belonging: Uncanny Homecomings in Religion, Narrative and the Arts,” edited by Danile Boscaljon (Ashgate Publishing, 2013). The article is titled “Homecoming and the Half-Remembered: Environmental Amnesia, the Uncanny, and the Path Home.”
Publication nominated for award “The Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior” has been nominated for the Outstanding Reference Sources Award by the American Library Association. The publication includes a chapter, “Internet Crimes Against Children written by Keith F. Durkin, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology, and Ronald L. DeLong of MidWest Ohio Forensic Services and lecturer in in the Psychology and Sociology Department.
Weaver presents at conference Melanie Weaver, director of financial aid, presented three sessions at the Ohio Association of Financial Aid administrators (AOSFAA) winter conference in Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 12 and 13.
Dean's List now online The Dean's List for fall semester lists full-time students with a 3.5 or higher grade point average.
Drugs and Genes web site offers information The student chapters of the Personalized Medicine Coalition (sPMC) have created a web site to "foster the development and awareness of personalized medicine both educationally and professionally." ONU pharmacy students are helping supply educational articles for the site.
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