Author Tobias S. Bucknell to present reading The Ohio Northern University Department of English presents author Tobias S. Bucknell in the Wishing Well at the McIntosh Center on Thursday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m. The Caribbean-born, New York Times best-selling author will read from his eco-thriller “Arctic Rising.
Landmark Supreme Court case concerning gun control to be discussed Richard Heller, the plaintiff in the U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Second Amendment protects an individual’s right to possess a gun, will discuss the landmark case, District of Columbia vs. Heller, in the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law’s Large Moot Court Room on Friday, March 15, at 12:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Special Visit Days Experience ONU Days begin March 16 with Explore Pharmacy and Explore Engineering events. On March 25 and April 20, high school juniors are invited to visit campus, while admitted students are invited to Senior Preview Day on April 6.
Construction closes Lima Avenue To allow construction on West Lima Avenue the street is officially closed from the Ada corporation line to Klingler Road/Township Road 35 until about Aug. 23. During this time, only residents who live along the construction area will have access.
Communication and Theatre Arts to host retirement celebrations On Saturday, March 16, an open house, performance and reception will mark the retirements of Nils Riess, professor of communications arts, director of media communication services and performing arts, and chair of the Department of Communication and Theatre Arts, and Cathy Smalley, BA ’73, costumer for the Freed Center for Performing Arts.
Rouch named Distinguished Technology and Engineering Professional David Rouch, professor and chair of the Department of Technological Studies at Ohio Northern University, was honored with the Distinguished Technology and Engineering Professional award (DTE) at the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) conference in Columbus, Ohio, on March 8.
Agozzino to judge PRSA’s Silver Anvil Dr. Alisa Agozzino, assistant professor of public relations, is one of the 160 thought leaders and experts from the field of public relations selected to judge the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Silver Anvils on March 22 in New York City.
New academic calendar online Want to plan ahead for class breaks? The new academic calendar for undergraduate and pharmacy students, covering the years 2013 through 2020, is now available online. There are a few changes from past calendars: The start of school is on a Monday with freshmen arriving the Thursday before and upperclassmen moving in on Sunday; fall break is back and there are no classes Thanksgiving week; to keep the number of MWF classes equal between fall and spring semesters, a Monday class schedule will run on the Tuesday after Easter break.
Gamma Lamda chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau named ‘Region 3 Chapter of the Year’ Ohio Northern University’s Gamma Lamda chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau, the international honorary society for professions in technology, received the Region 3 Chapter of the Year award during the William E. Warner Awards Program at the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association conference in Columbus, Ohio, on March 8.
First great comet of 2013 ONU’s Astronomy Club will host a public viewing of a comet named C/2011 L4 Pan-STARRS. The event begins at 7:45 p.m., Friday, March 15, in order to spot the comet before it sets around 9:11 p.m. Observation of other objects like the crescent moon and Jupiter will continue until 9:45 p.m.
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March 14 Islamic Awareness Week 11 a.m., Worship Service, Chapel Noon, HealthWise Total Body Conditioning Class, Sports Center Dance Room 5 p.m., The Society of Medical Professionals’ Cards for Kids at St. Jude’s, McIntosh Activities Room 7 p.m., Dr. Gordon S. Wood lecture, “The Revolutionary Origins of the Civil War,” Freed Center for the Performing Arts 9 p.m., Fusion, McIntosh Lobby
March 16 2013 Engineering Women Celebration, campus Explore Pharmacy Day, campus Explore Engineering Day, campus 10 a.m., Men’s Tennis vs. Wittenberg, ONU Sports Center 10 a.m., Women’s Tennis vs. Wittenberg, University Courts 11:30 a.m., Wrestling NCAA III Championships at LaCrosse, Wis. 1 p.m., Outdoor Track and Field at Muskingum 3 p.m., Women’s Tennis vs. Wilmington, University Courts 7 p.m., Junior Recital: Kaitlin Young, voice and flute, Snyder Recital Hall
March 17 4 p.m., Polaris Brass Recital, Snyder Recital Hall 6 p.m., Northern Christian Fellowship Prayer and Praise, Chapel
March 18 5 p.m., HealthWise Total Body Strength and Endurance, Sports Center Dance Room 5 p.mm., Asian American Student Union Chopstick Night, McIntosh Ballroom
March 19 11 a.m., Arts and Sciences Faculty Meeting, McIntosh Activities Room Noon, HealthWise Total Body Conditioning Class, Sports Center Dance Room 4 p.m., Women’s Tennis vs. Walsh, University Courts 4 p.m., Baseball at Defiance 5:30 p.m., University Council, Dicke Room 230 6 p.m., HealthWise Yoga Class, Sports Center Dance Room 6:15 p.m., Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS) meeting, Meyer 206 7 p.m., Career Services presents Employee Benefits, McIntosh Room 202 7 p.m., Northern Stars Dance Team presents Kent Boyd Master Class, McIntosh Ballroom
March 20 Noon, HealthWise Pilates, Sports Center Dance Room Noon, Career Services presents Resumes and Cover Letters, McIntosh Room 202 1 p.m., Swimming and Diving at NCAA III Championships in Shenandoah, Texas 4 p.m., Baseball vs. Ohio Wesleyan, Wander Field 5 p.m., Mid-Week Prayer, Chapel 5:15 p.m., HealthWise Zumba, Sports Center Dance Room 6 p.m., Nursing Continuing Education Event, Perspectives in Nursing Across Generations, McIntosh Wishing Well 6:30 p.m., CEDC Writing a Business Plan, Dicke Hall 139 7 p.m., Northern Stars Dance Team presents Kent Boyd Master Class, McIntosh Ballroom