Bill Robinson Field Dedication
ONU will dedicate the new artificial turf field in Dial-Roberson Stadium in honor of Bill Robinson, BSEd ’61, ACIT ’71, ACIT ’89, Hon. D. ’05, H of F ’05, on Saturday, Oct. 5. The dedication ceremony will take place at halftime of the ONU vs. Mount Union game and will continue with a post-game reception outside the stadium.
Carhart Program focuses on Legal Ethics
ONU’s Pettit College of Law will present the 2013 Carhart Program on Legal Ethics on Monday, Oct. 7, at 11:15 a.m. in the Celebrezze Moot Court Room. The program will feature Madhavi Sunder’s presentation “From Goods to a Good Life: Intellectual Property Law Beyond Efficiency” and Jon Garon’s “To Promote the Progress: Incentives, Exclusives, and Values to Build a More Perfect Creative Culture.”
Cultural Conversation hour to focus on ‘Self-Defense, Stand Your Ground’
“Shoot First, Ask Questions Later: Self-Defense, Stand Your Ground, and the Trayvon Martin Tragedy,” will be the title of the discussion during the Ohio Northern University Cultural Conversation hour in the Celebrezze Court Room on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 11 a.m. The event, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Black Student Union, the Black Law Student Association and the Office of Multicultural Development. Dr. C. Antoinette Clarke, ONU professor of law, will discuss the law of self-defense and the changes to settled doctrine that “Stand Your Ground” laws represent, and she will examine both current and proposed legislation (including Ohio’s House Bill 203).
Kremlin Chamber Orchestra, Oct. 10
ONU’s Department of Music presents the Kremlin Chamber Orchestra on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 8 p.m. The concert will take place in the Snyder Recital Hall in Presser Hall and is free and open to the public.
‘Accounting Pilot and Bridge Project’
ONU’s Dicke College of Business Administration and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants are hosting a three-day training program on the Accounting Pilot and Bridge Project (APBP) from Oct. 13-15. Dan Deines, CPA, the KPMG Peat Marwick professor of accounting at Kansas State University, will oversee the three-day session on APBP for 20 Ohio high school teachers. Four to join Athletic Hall of Fame
Four members of the Ohio Northern University athletic family will be inducted into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 18, as part of ONU’s Homecoming weekend. They are Dr. DeBow Freed, the ninth president of the University who served from 1979-99; Alisa Agozzino, a 2001 communication arts graduate and volleyball and track athlete from Attica, Ohio; Jesse Marlow, a 1983 economics major and track and basketball athlete from Mahomet, Ill., and Terri Krach, a 1988 management and marketing major and softball athlete from Rocky River, Ohio.
Disney in Concert: Magical Music from the Movies
Enjoy a special musical treat during ONU Homecoming as the ONU Symphony Orchestra presents Disney in Concert Magical Music from the Movies at 8:30 p.m., Oct. 19 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Alumni are eligible for special ticket prices by registering through the homecoming page.
Activate Allen County hosts health summit
The Activate Allen County Leadership Team, which includes ONU First Lady Chris Burns-DiBiasio along with business, health care and social service leaders in the Allen County area, hosted a health summit on Sept. 19, at the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center in Lima, Ohio. Keynote speaker was Dr. Marlene Schwartz, director for the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale University. The program included presentations on area “food deserts,” a panel discussion on the impact of social determinants on one’s health and breakout sessions. Drs. Chris North, Mike Rush and Sara Terrell along with their students displayed information that focused on health programming expertise available at Ohio Northern. A community meal was served on Tuesday evening for more than 150 Allen County leaders. Under the guidance of Chef Bryant Terry, ONU's Sodexo, St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima Memorial Health System and Apollo Career Center each prepared various courses for the meal.
HealthWise Newsletter now online
The latest HealthWise newsletter offers influenza facts, breast cancer awareness, healthier Halloween candy and everyone’s favorite fall treat- apples. There is still time to join Walking for Wellness. See details.
Students in the News Free practice tests
ONU Polar Careers and Kaplan are offering free practice tests for the GRE, GMAT and LSAT on Oct. 12, 2013. Register here.
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.
Alumni News & Events Alumni cite Dicke Hall for green design Michael Chow, BSEE '92, and Julia Noschang, BSME '12, have written an article about the benefits of incorporated daylight harvesting to save energy in ONU's Dicke Hall that is featured in the current issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine.
2013 Homecoming, Oct. 18-20
It's a tailgate at ONU on the Tundra and we want YOU to come back home! Join your Northern family for a weekend full of tours, music, rides and Polar Bear Pride!
1 p.m., Women’s Golf at Muskingum Invitational
1 p.m., Interfraternity Council and Panhelenic Council Leadership Day, Dicke College of Business
11:15 a.m., Carhart Program on Legal Ethics, Celebreeze Moot Court Room.
10 a.m., Moodle Calendar and Communication Level 1, Mathile 300
11 a.m., Cultural Conversation Hour, “Shoot First, Ask Questions Later: Self Defense, Stand your Ground, and the Trayvon Martin Tragedy," Moot Court Room, Law 129
4 p.m., Women’s Soccer vs. Capital, ONU Soccer Field
7:30 p.m., Keiser Distinguished Lecture, Freed Center for the Performing Arts
8 p.m., Roommate Game, McIntosh Activities Room
3 p.m., Moodle Gradebook Level 1, Taft 209
4 p.m., Men’s Soccer vs. Capital, ONU Soccer Field
4:30 p.m., Faculty Staff Ally Meeting Hosted by Open Doors, McIntosh 202
7 p.m., Volleyball vs. Wooster, ONU Sports Center