Richard Bales named law dean Ohio Northern University President Daniel A. DiBiasio announced today that Richard Bales, director of the Chase Center for Excellence in Advocacy at Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law, has been named dean of ONU’s Pettit College of Law. Bales replaces Stephen C. Veltri, who has served as interim dean for the past year, and David C. Crago, who became ONU’s provost and vice president of academic affairs last summer.
Author Simone Muench to present reading The Ohio Northern University Department of English presents author Simone Muench in the Pettit College of Law Moot Court room on Thursday, April 4, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The Galaxies of Spring The ONU Astronomy Club invites Ada and the surrounding communities to "The Galaxies of Spring." This observing event is free and open to the public. It will be held at the ONU Observatory on Friday, April 5, from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Kormendy Lecture to focus on the crisis in American legal education Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law will present the 2013 Kormendy Lecture in the Large Moot Court Room on Monday, April 8, at 4 p.m. The program will feature a presentation by Randall T. Shepard, retired chief justice of the Indiana Supreme Court, called “Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? The Crisis in American Legal Education."
Carhart Symposium to focus on religious tradition and the rule of law ONU’s Pettit College of Law will present the 2013 Carhart Symposium on Friday, April 12, at 11 a.m. in the Small Moot Court Room. Titled “Law and Religion in Conflict: Problems for Ethical Lawyering,” the program will feature a presentation by Jon Eddy, professor of law and director of the Asian Law Center at the University of Washington’s School of Law, detailing his work training lawyers in Afghanistan. This event is open to the public.
ONU to present ‘Nine’ The Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “Nine” from April 18 to 20 at 7:30 p.m. In addition, there will be matinée shows on Saturday, April 20, and Sunday, April 21, at 2 p.m. Based on Federico Fellini’s film “8 1/2,” this musical delighted Broadway theatregoers in a hit revival in 2003.
36th annual Law Review Symposium, April 19 Ohio Northern University presents the 36th annual Law Review Symposium, “Congress on the Red Carpet: Legislation Impacting the Entertainment and Social Media Industries,” in the Pettit College of Law’s Moot Court Room on Friday, April 19. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. This symposium is open to the public.
Construction continues on Lima Avenue Weather permitting, work to install a 36-inch storm line from the retention pond to Lima Avenue is beginning today or Thursday. This requires digging up the Green Monster walking/jogging track in three locations. The contractor hopes to do this in one day at each section of track to minimize disruption.
Pharmacy faculty contribute to book “Capstone Pharmacy Review,” a guide developed to assist pharmacy students preparing to sit for the NAPLEX certification exam in pharmacy, includes chapters from five ONU faculty members.
‘Mickey Goes to France’ Lauren Newell, assistant professor of law, is author of an article, "Mickey Goes to France: A Case Study of the Euro Disneyland Negotiations," which has been accepted for publication in the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution's fall 2013 issue.
Walk to lecture at Kiplinger Fellowship Program Randy Walk, associate director of multimedia development in the Communications and Marketing department, is a returning guest lecturer for the Kiplinger Fellowship Program in Public Affairs Reporting at The Ohio State University. He will be teaching mobile journalism and video storytelling.
Should education be a roll of the dice? A new art exhibit at Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts marries elegant design with sobering statistics to convey the plight of millions who seek knowledge and far too seldom receive it.
ONU presents continuing education program ONU’s third annual Medical Laboratory Science Continuing Education program will be held at 4 p.m., April 17, in Room 112 of the Mathile Center for the Natural Sciences. It is sponsored by the ONU Professional Association of Medical Laboratory Students (PAMLS).
Honors Day 2013 Honors Day will be held Saturday, April 27, in recognition of the scholarly achievement and service of ONU students and faculty. The convocation will be at 11 a.m. in the Sports Center, North Gymnasium, followed by a luncheon is at 12:15 p.m. in the Sports Center, Field House. Tickets for the luncheon are $12 and must be purchased in advance. You may purchase tickets online.
Food for Thought Traffic Light Plus signs will soon adorn all on-campus vending machines to provide food for thought before buying that favorite snack. The new information will give consumers a better understanding of the nutrition content of a variety of items in a way that is simple to understand.
Rough weather in the forecast? Don't be caught out in the storm! Sign up for Nixle.com emergency text messages -- now available directly from the ONU Security Department web page.
April 4 11 a.m., Worship Service, Chapel Noon, HealthWise Total Body Conditioning Class, Sports Center Dance Room 3 p.m., Resources and Assignment, Moodle Training, Heterick Library 3:30 p.m., Women’s Tennis at Otterbein 6:30 p.m., CEDC Financial Literacy/Computer Literacy, Dicke Hall 139 7 p.m., Department of English Reading Series, Law Moot Court Room 9 p.m., fusion, McIntosh Lobby
April 5 8 p.m., Inflatables, courtesy of SPC, Sports Center
April 6 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Orange and Black Senior Preview Day for Admitted Students, campus 1 p.m., Men’s Tennis vs. Otterbein, University Courts 1 p.m., Outdoor Track and Field at Ohio Wesleyan 1 p.m., Baseball vs. Otterbein, Wander Field 2 p.m., Women’s Tennis vs. Albion, Mich., Holland, Mich. 7 p.m., Engineering Robotic Football: ONU vs. Notre Dame, Sports Center
April 7 Noon, King Horn Classic, Fieldhouse 2 p.m., Senior Recital: Dylan Wood, Chamber Music, Snyder Recital Hall 4 p.m., Junior Recital: Marissa Mauro, Flute, Snyder Recital Hall 6 p.m., Northern Christian Fellowship, Chapel 7 p.m., Chamber Singers Concert, Snyder Recital Hall
April 8 Noon, HealthWise Total Body Strength and Endurance Class, Sports Center Dance Room
April 9 10 a.m., Assessment and Grading Moodle Training, Heterick Library Noon, Healthwise Total Body Conditioning Class, Sports Center Dance Room 3 p.m., High School Entrepreneurship Scholarship Competition, Dicke College of Business Administration 3:30 p.m., Women’s Tennis vs. Heidelberg, University Courts 3:30 p.m., Softball vs. Heidelberg, ONU Softball Field 5:30 p.m., Polar Innovation Exchange, Dicke College of Business Administration 6 p.m., HealthWise Yoga Class, Sports Center Dance Room 6 p.m., Women’s Tennis vs. Indiana Tech, University Courts 7 p.m., Latino/a Student Union Meeting, McIntosh Room 7 7 p.m., Career Fair Success Strategies, McIntosh Room 202
April 10 8 a.m. – 3:45 p.m., Education EXPO 2013, Fieldhouse 8 a.m., Nursing CCNE Site Visit, Nursing Department Noon, HealthWise Pilates, Sports Center Dance Room Noon, Behavioral Based Interviews, McIntosh Room 202 1 p.m., Baseball at Heidelberg 1 p.m., Introduction to ooVoo, Heterick Library 3:30 p.m., Men’s Tennis at Heidelberg 5 p.m., Mid-week Prayer, Chapel 5:15 p.m., HealthWise Zumba, Sports Center Dance Room