U.S. Congressman Tom Reed to speak at law commencement The Pettit College of Law has announced that U.S. Congressman Tom Reed of New York will be the guest speaker at its commencement ceremony in the ONU Sports Center on Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m. Reed, a 1996 graduate of the ONU Pettit College of Law, was first elected to represent the 29th District of New York in a special election held Nov. 2, 2010. He took office during the “lame duck” session of the 111th Congress and began his own full two-year term in the 112th Congress on Jan. 5, 2011.
Students honored with Dankook Award Ohio Northern University presented Dankook Awards to Jennifer Krauss, a senior mathematics major from Pickerington, Ohio, and Sean McKee, a sixth-year pharmacy major from Salem, Ohio, at ONU’s Honors Day on April 27.
ONU National Tour Choir plans 38-day tour Starting in Cincinnati, Ohio, on May 13, the Ohio Northern National Tour Choir, made up of members of the ONU University Singers, will perform in 16 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 Indiana before completing the tour on June 19 with a home concert at the Freed Center for the Performing Arts in Ada.
Reid to receive IEEE award Ken Reid, Ph.D., program director of engineering education, has been selected to receive the 2012 IEEE-USA Professional Achievement Award for "pioneering undergraduate curriculum to train K-12 STEM educators."
Math article published Bill Fuller, associate professor of mathematics, and Lauren Cassell, BS ’12, Kingswood, Texas,have published an article, “Guarding a Koch Fractal Art Gallery” in The Open Journal of Discrete Mathematics,2012, Volume 2, Number 4, pp134-137. The classical art gallery problem deals with the most efficient way of positioning guards, or security cameras, in an art gallery with many side galleries.
‘Changing Climates and Human Formation’ Forrest Clingerman, Ph.D., associate professor of religion, presented a paper, “Changing Climates and Human Formation: The Intersection of Theological Anthropology and Geoengineering” at an international research workshop.
PTSD review article published Phillip Zoladz, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology, and David Diamond from the University of South Florida are authors of a major review article, “Current status on behavioral and biological markers of PTSD: A search for clarity in a conflicting literature.
Baja SAE team takes second place at national competition The ONU Baja SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) team finished second overall at the Tennessee Tech Baja SAE Collegiate Design Series held April 18-21 at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, Tenn. The event featured approximately 100 colleges and university teams and was sponsored by Tennessee Tech.
Concrete canoe team captures second, advances to nationals ONU's concrete canoe team captured second place at the 2013 American Society of Civil Engineers’ regional concrete canoe contest at Michigan Technological University, April 5-7. The second-place finish qualifies the ONU concrete canoe team to go to nationals held June 20-22 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Student research published Students in Phillip Zoladz, Ph.D.’s, laboratory recently published a manuscript based on work that was completed over the past couple of years at ONU. The research was funded by an undergraduate research grant from Psi Chi that was awarded to Hanna Burke, BS ’11.
Mathematical statistics major passes actuarial exams Hannah Barnaba, a mathematical statistics major in the class of 2013, has passed the first two of four examinations necessary to become a fellow of the Society of Actuaries. The exams covered the topics of probability and financial mathematics. In addition to passing the examinations, prospective actuarial fellows must take four courses in economics at the master’s level.
Micromouse team takes third at regional conference Ohio Northern Engineering micromouse team captured third place at the Region 2 IEEE-Student Activities Conference hosted by University of West Virginia in Morgantown on April 20. Region 2 covers Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, southern New Jersey, Ohio (except Toledo), Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, and West Virginia. In a micromouse robotics competition, teams construct an autonomous robotic “mouse” that navigates to the center of a random maze from a specified corner in the shortest amount of time possible.
Relay for Life raises nearly $16,000 ONU's Colleges Against Cancer raised nearly $16,000 during the annual Relay for Life April 19-20, 2013. Jenny Kmic, a senior majoring in public relations with a minor in marketing from Delta, Ohio, was the honorary survivor this year.
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Pharmacy alumni recognized at OPA conference Alumni from Ohio Northern University’s Rabbet College of Pharmacy received two awards and several appointments during the 135th Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA) Annual Conference and Trade Show in Columbus, Ohio, from April 12-14.
May 2 11 a.m., Worship Service, Chapel Noon, Health-Wise Total Body Conditioning Class, Sports Center Dance Room 1 p.m., Men’s Track and Field at Toledo Tune-up 5 p.m., Biology Student Association Picnic, Greenhouse 6:30 p.m., CEDC Computer Literacy Class, Dick Hall 9 p.m., Fusion, McIntosh Lobby
May 3 Noon, Catherine Freed Senior Women’s Award Luncheon, Wishing Well 1 p.m., Men’s Track and Field at Toledo Tune-up 1 p.m., Men’s Tennis at OAC Tournament, Mason 4:30 p.m., Women’s Tennis at OAC Tournament, Mason 8 p.m., Junior Recital: Travis Eisenstein, Trombone, Snyder Recital Hall
May 4 10 a.m., Men’s Tennis at OAC Tournament, Mason Noon, Senior Recital: Albert Park, Guitar, Snyder Recital Hall 1 p.m., Baseball at John Carroll 2 p.m., Women’s Tennis at OAC Tournament, Mason 7:30 p.m., ONU Symphony Orchestra/University Singers Concert, Freed Center for the Performing Arts
May 6 Final Exams Begin 5 p.m., Health-Wise Total Body Strength and Endurance, Sports Center Dance Room
May 7 11 a.m., Arts and Sciences Faculty Meeting, McIntosh Activities Room Noon, Health-Wise Total Body Conditioning Class, Sports Center Dance Room 6 p.m., Health-Wise Yoga Class, Sports Center Dance Room
May 8 Noon, Health-Wise Pilate Class, Sports Center Dance Room 5:15 p.m., Health-Wise Zomba, Sports Center Dance Room 6:30 p.m., CEDC Bookkeeping for Small Business Class, Dick Hall 139