Opening Day activities
ONU faculty and staff gather together at the Freed Center for President Dan DiBiasio's remarks about the opening of the 142nd academic year. See photos from the day's events.
ONU to add men’s and women’s lacrosse as varsity programs
Ohio Northern will add both men’s and women’s lacrosse to its varsity sports program in the coming academic year. Lacrosse will continue to be played as a club sport until spring 2015, when the Polar Bears will start varsity competition in the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC).
‘The Heart of a Teacher,’ Aug. 27
ONU’s Department of Education and the Center for Teacher Education will present “The Heart of a Teacher” in the forum of James F. Dicke Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, and a reception will follow in the atrium of Dicke Hall.
Boyadzhiev joins editorial board
Dr. Khristo Boyadzhiev, professor of mathematics, has been invited to join the editorial board of the mathematics journal “Advances and Applications of Discrete Mathematics.”
Helmer appointed to ABA post
Elena Helmer, professor of law and assistant director of the LLM program, has been appointed for the second term as a co-chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law International Anticorruption Committee.
Smith’s sonnet takes prize
Claude Clayton Smith, professor emeritus of English, continues to write. His entry, “A Sonnet for Old Glory,” won the sonnet contest of the Great River Shakespeare Festival in Winona, Minn.
Edward S. Potkanowicz, assistant professor of exercise physiology, is author of an article, “The Case for Driver Science in Motorsport: A Review and Recommendations,” appearing in the July 2013 issue of Sports Medicine.
Phillips to present at theatre symposium
Brian Phillips, BA ’97, technical director of the Freed Center for the Performing Arts, will be a presenter at the Lee Deal Theatre Symposium, Aug. 24, presented by The Arts Council, Huntsville, Ala., and the University of Alabama in Huntsville Theatre Department.
Recruiting rural students topic of presentation
Dustin Jarrett, assistant director of admissions, was invited to speak at a session on the recruitment of rural area students at the Critical Components conference for the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC), held in May in Portland Ore.
Students present papers at summer conferences
This summer engineering education students presented and co-authored papers at national conferences.
Swim classes coming in September
Polar Bear Swim School, classes for children from beginners through advanced, begin in September. Enrollment is limited. For complete details, contact Peggy Ewald, swim coach.
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