Athletic training program re-accredited by CAATE
The Ohio Northern University athletic training program has received the maximum continuing accreditation award of 10 years from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The ONU program has met all of the nationally recognized Standards for Accreditation of Professional Athletic Training Programs as set by the CAATE. The award resulted from a comprehensive evaluation of the ONU athletic training program, including a self-study and on-site visit in February 2013. ONU’s program was initially accredited in 1998.
Miniature books open gallery season
"Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books Project II," an exhibit running Sept. 3 through Oct. 25, will open the season at ONU’s Elzay Gallery of Art.
Visit new Educational Technology website
Faculty members who want to enhance their teaching and learning outcomes with technology have a new resource. A new website developed by the ONU Educational Technology staff provides information on available resources and workshops. Faculty members can register for all upcoming events and/or request a specific workshop through the website. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sara Terrell, assistant professor of exercise physiology, is author of a book review published in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education. The review look at “The Shallows, What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains,” by Nicholas Carr (W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 280 pages)
A poster, “Expanding Student-based Inquiry Beyond the Classroom” created by Rema Suniga, associate professor of biological sciences, Vicki Motz, lecturer in biological sciences, and Nancy Woodley, professor of biological sciences, was presented by Suniga and Motz at the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society annual meeting, held in May 2013 in Las Vegas, Nev. .
Ceramics accepted for Chicago exhibit
Luke Sheets, assistant professor of art and design, has been selected to exhibit his ceramic work at the Lillstreet Art Gallery in Chicago, Ill. The exhibit “Best Served Hot: Ceramics for the Coffee Ritual,” celebrates the handcrafted mug.
Research looks at corruption in Kosovo customs
Tristin Kilgallon, visiting assistant professor in criminal justice, and Jordan Turner, a junior in criminal justice from Casstown, Ohio, traveled to Kosovo for two weeks to conduct field research as part of an ongoing research project aimed at identifying the root causes of corruption in Kosovo customs.
Vemuru co-authors book chapter, article
Srinivasa Vemuru, professor of electrical and computer engineering, is co-author of a book chapter in Nanoelectronic Device Applications Handbook, published by CRC Press.
Making Microbiology Even Smaller
Vicki Motz, lecturer in biological sciences, and Linda Young, professor of biological sciences are authors of an article,” Making Microbiology even Smaller,” to be published in the October 2013 issue of American Biology Teacher.
HealthWise offers nutrition information
The August HealthWise newsletter is now online and features nutritional information for chain fast food restaurants in Ada, hidden sugars, and myths regarding obesity.
Tuition Exchange Information Session Full-time employees who will have a child enrolled in college during 2013-2014 as first-time freshmen and all other ranks, are invited to learn about the Tuition Exchange Inc. program in a special session at 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26, in McIntosh Room 7. Questions may always be directed to Dr. Juliet Hurtig.
Parents Newsletter now online
Read the latest edition of the ONU Parents Newsletter. This month ONU President Daniel DiBiasio talks about the summer activities on campus and takes a look at the future.
Student Safety Week to focus on personal safety, dating and human trafficking
ONU will begin its third annual Student Safety Week, featuring a number of activities, on Sept. 9. It is sponsored by the ONU Security Office, in partnership with the ONU Student Senate, the ONU Panhellenic Council, the ONU Interfraternity Council and the ONU Student Planning Committee.
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.
4 p.m., Women’s Soccer vs. Kalamazoo, Mich., ONU Soccer Field
4 p.m., ONU Volleyball Invitational, ONU vs. St. Mary’s, Ind., ONU Sports Center
5 p.m., Mud Volleyball, Mud Volleyball Pits
6 p.m., ONU Volleyball Invitational, ONU vs. DePauw, Ind., ONU Sports Center
8 p.m., Men’s Soccer at Franklin, Ind.
8 p.m., Slip and Slide, Tundra
Noon, Founders Mud Volleyball, Mud Volleyball Pits
10 a.m., ONU Volleyball Invitational, ONU vs. Thiel, Pa., ONU Sports Center
10 a.m., Cross Country at Bluffton Invitational
Noon, Volleyball vs. Heidelberg, ONU Sports Center
2 p.m., Women’s Soccer vs. Hanover, Ind., ONU Soccer Field
5 p.m., Men’s Soccer vs. Rose-Hulman, at Franklin, Ind.
8 p.m., Foam Party, Tundra
Labor Day (No Classes)
6 p.m., Northern Christian Fellowship Prayer and Praise, English Chapel
8 p.m., Cash Cab, Tundra
Last day to add a class or section for undergraduates
4 p.m., Opening the Way, James F. Dicke Hall Atrium
5 p.m., Men’s Soccer vs. Anderson, Ind., ONU Soccer Field