Two selected as Goldwater scholars Two Ohio Northern University students, Morgan Hammer, a senior chemistry and mathematics double major, and Courtney Olson, a junior ACS chemistry major, have been selected as Goldwater Scholars by the trustees of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. This marks the ninth consecutive year that ONU students have been recognized for the award. During this time, 10 ONU students have been selected as Goldwater scholars, and five have received honorable mention.
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 matinee 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.
Gospel Ensemble schedules spring performance Northern University’s Gospel Ensemble, with special guests Chris Byrd and the Philippian Missionary Baptist Church Choir of Lima, will celebrate its 26th anniversary with a concert in the ONU McIntosh Center Ballroom on Sunday, April 21, at 6 p.m.
Author and actress Carol Drinkwater to lecture at ONU Ohio Northern University will host a lecture by international author and actress Carol Drinkwater in the Dicke Forum on Monday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. Drinkwater’s lecture is titled “The Olive Route.” The event is free and open to the public. Drinkwater is perhaps most familiar to audiences for her award-winning portrayal of Helen Herriot in the BBC series “All Creatures Great and Small.” A popular and acclaimed author and filmmaker, Drinkwater also has published 19 books.
CEDC to present entrepreneur workshop on women in business The Community Economic Development Center (CEDC) at Ohio Northern University continues its entrepreneurship workshop series in the Dicke Forum on Tuesday, April 23. The topic of the workshop will be “Women in Business” with Susan Schertzer, assistant professor of marketing in ONU’s Dicke College of Business Administration. During this workshop, Schertzer will share her successes, mistakes and lucky breaks as a woman in the business world. This event is free and open to the public.
Keller presents ‘Why Intellectual Property Needs Property’ Deidre Keller, assistant professor of law, presented her work in progress, "Why Intellectual Property Needs Property: In Defense of the (Qualified) Right to Exclude and Other Long-Standing Property Principles" at the Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable hosted by Drake University Law School. The Roundtable brought together scholars from Asia, Europe, Australia and across the United States, including Texas, California, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Full agenda.
Cruea named to post Mark Cruea, instructor of communication arts, has been elected vice chair and program planner for the Great Ideas For Teaching (G.I.F.T.) interest group of the Central States Communication Association for the 2013-14 academic year.
ONU represented at ACS National Meeting Bradley Wile, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry, co-organized and presided over a symposium with Amelia Anderson-Wile, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry, in the Chemical Education division at the 245th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in New Orleans, LA.
April is tornado awareness month Now is a good time to review tornado preparation plans. And remember, the ONU weather warning sirens are tested at noon on the first Friday of the month.
University Singers perform for OFIC ONU’s University singers were featured performers at the recent Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC) Evening of Excellence, held in Columbus, Ohio.
Capstone art projects featured at Elzay Gallery Seniors in ONU’s art and design program will be exhibiting their capstone projects in the Elzay Gallery of Art, April 22 through May 5. Admission to the Elzay Gallery of Art is free and open to the public, daily from noon–5p.m.
ONU National Tour Choir plans 38-day tour Starting in Cincinnati, Ohio, on May 13, The Ohio Northern National Tour Choir, made up of member of the ONU University Singers, perform in 26 states over 38 days. The choir will make stops in Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada, Missouri and Indianapolis before completing the tour on June 19 with a home concert at the Freed Center for the Performing Arts in Ada.
Leadership Council hosts speaker On April 22, Leaders' Council will host Larry Banaszak, chief of police at Otterbein University and a retired staff lieutenant of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. His 6:30 p.m. presentation in the McIntosh Activities Room is titled “Crisis Leadership: Preparing and Acting in the Case of an Active Shooter.”
Sen. Hite to speak at National Community Pharmacists Association reception State Sen. Cliff Hite will be the guest speaker at the National Community Pharmacists Association’s (NCPA) annual legislative reception at The Inn at Ohio Northern University on Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m. Hite will speak on the topics of entrepreneurship and independent pharmacies, current legislation affecting health care, and the importance and opportunities for student involvement in advocacy.
SAM team captures third A five-member team from Ohio Northern University’s Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) won third place in the Student Case Competition during the 2013 SAM International Business Conference in Arlington, Va., from March 21-24.
Two receive American Society for Clinical Pathology National Student Honor Award Two ONU West Central Ohio Medical Laboratory Science Program students have received the American Society for Clinical Pathology National Student Honor Award. They are Stephen Pavlock, a post-baccalaureate certificate candidate who completed his B.S. in biology at West Virginia University and ONU's Jennifer Tabar, a senior from Hinckley, Ohio, who will be graduating in May with a B.S. in biology and an MLS certificate.
Craters of the Moon The ONU Astronomy Club will host a view of the moon on Friday, April 19 from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., at the ONU Observatory. The moon will be high in the sky and just past the first quarter stage. Telescopes will be pointed at craters and other features on the moon's surface. Other targets will be Jupiter and, possibly, Saturn. There will be a demonstration of lunar and planetary imaging using a web cam.
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April 18 11 a.m., Worship Service, Chapel Noon, HealthWise Total Body Conditioning Class, Sports Center Dance Room 4 p.m., Baseball vs. Adrian, Mich., Wander Field 6:30 p.m., CEDC Computer Literacy, Dicke Hall 7:30 p.m., Nine, Freed Center for the Performing Arts 9 p.m., Fusion, McIntosh Lobby
April 19 6 p.m., Relay for Life, Tundra 7:30 p.m., Nine, Freed Center for the Performing Arts
April 20 Relay for Life ends at noon, Tundra 8:30 a.m., Getty Council Meeting, Mathile 113 9 a.m., Junior Discover ONU Day, Campus 10 a.m., Zeta Tau Alpha Race for the Ribbon 5K, Green Monster 11:30 a.m., Chicago Alumni Club 1 p.m., Men’s Tennis vs. Baldwin Wallace, University Courts 1 p.m., Women’s Tennis at Baldwin Wallace 1 p.m., Outdoor Track and Field at Kenyon Invitational 1 p.m., Baseball vs. Baldwin Wallace, Wander Field 1 p.m., Softball at Baldwin Wallace 2 p.m., Nine, Freed Center for the Performing Arts 5 p.m., Senior Recital: Emanuel Bowman, Percussion, Snyder Recital Hall 7 p.m., Recital: Miriam Stoner, Soprano, Snyder Recital Hall 7:30 p.m., Nine, Freed Center for the Performing Arts
April 21 2 p.m., Nine, Freed Center for the Performing Arts 6 p.m., Gospel Ensemble 26th Annual Spring Concert, McIntosh Ballroom 7:30 p.m., Junior Recital: Maria Fricano, Soprano, Snyder Recital Hall
April 22 Noon, HealthWise Total Body Strength and Endurance Class, Sports Center Dance Room 5 p.m., Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teaching Faculty Awards Dessert, Wishing Well, McIntosh Center 6:30 p.m., Leaders’ Council Presents Crisis Leadership Speaker: Larry Banaszak, Active Shooter Events, McIntosh Activities Room 7:30 p.m., Carol Drinkwater, “The Olive Route,” Dicke Forum 8 p.m., Instrumental Ensembles Concert, Snyder Recital Hall
April 23 11 a.m., Arts and Sciences Faculty Meeting, McIntosh Activities Room Noon, HealthWise Total Body Conditioning Class, Sports Center Dance Room 3 p.m., Softball at Capital 3:30 p.m., Women’s Tennis at Capital 4 p.m., Baseball vs. Wooster, Wander Field 5:30 p.m., CEDC Women in Business Workshop, Dicke Forum 6 p.m., HealthWise Yoga Class, Sports Center Dance Room 7 p.m., Latino/a Student Union Meeting, McIntosh Room 7 7 p.m., Using Career Shift and Polar Careers, McIntosh Room 202 8 p.m., Brass Ensemble Recital/Composer’s Workshop Concert, Snyder Recital Hall
April 24 11 a.m., ONU Honor Society of Nursing, Mathile 136 Noon, HealthWise Pilates, Sports Center Dance Room Noon, Grad School Application Process, McIntosh 202 2 p.m., Baseball vs. Case Western Reserve, Progressive Field, Cleveland 3:30 p.m., Men’s Tennis vs. Capital, University Courts 5 p.m., Mid-week Prayer, Chapel 5:15 p.m., HealthWise Zumba, Sports Center Dance Room 6:30 p.m., CEDC Bookkeeping for Small Business Class, Dicke 139