ONU will celebrate Homecoming 2013 from Oct. 18-20. All alumni, friends, family, faculty and students are welcome to attend. A family-friendly tailgate party begins at 11:30 a.m. Saturday before the Homecoming game against Marietta. Music, games, carnival rides and food will be available for all to enjoy. This year, the tailgate picnic and organizational booths will be on the Tundra, while the carnival rides will remain at the stadium. Tailgate tickets can be purchased through the Office of Alumni Relations.
‘Ethics, Professionalism and Substance Abuse’
ONU’s Pettit College of Law will host a CLE on “Ethics, Professionalism and Substance Abuse” in the large moot courtroom on Friday, Oct. 18, at 1 p.m. The CLE will include three lectures from top professionals tackling different viewpoints on the topic. Speakers will include Dr. Manoranjan D’Souza, ONU assistant professor of pharmacology, Kevin Hill, ONU professor of law, and Mason Evans, director of Electronic Discovery Practice General Counsel for Interhack Corporation.
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.
‘The Value of Good Sales Skills’
The Community Economic Development Center (CEDC) at Ohio Northern University continues its entrepreneurship workshop series in the Dicke Forum on Thursday, Oct. 24. The workshop will be preceded by a networking event at 5:30 p.m. The workshop will follow the networking event and conclude at 7 p.m.
Washington (George) got it right Robert Alexander, professor of political science, takes a look at the government shutdown in light of George Washington's farewell address in an article for CNN.
Smith presents paper in Russia
David Smith, associate professor of geography, presented a paper titled, “Opportunities and Constrains in Russian Environmental Policy towards the Central Asian States,” at a forum on Russia’s future, held Sept. 25 in Moscow, Russia. The forum, “New Directions in Russian Public Policy,” was hosted by the Master of Global Public Policy program of The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA).
Paper receives award
Omer Minhas, director of institutional research, has won the best paper award at the spring 2013 OAIRP conference for his presentation, "A Potential Online Tool for Peer Comparisons using IPEDS Data." OAIRP is the Ohio Association for Institutional Research and Planning provides a forum in which institutional researchers, planners, policy analysts and other educational professionals can discuss issues, seek assistance for common problems and consider trends and developments common to the future of public and private institutions of higher education in Ohio.
Making Microbiology Even Smaller
Linda Young, professor of biology and Vicki Motz, assistant professor of biology, are authors of an article in the October issue of The American Biology Teacher magazine.
SMArts begins Oct. 26
ONU's Saturday Morning Arts (SMArts) program will meet Oct. 26, Nov. 2 and Nov. 9 from 9:30 a.m. until noon in the Wilson Art building. This art enrichment program is for third and fourth graders of any ONU employee as well as students in the immediate area. Artist Libby Pennington and ONU teacher candidates will be conducting the classes.
ONU's Spirit Rock
Just in time for Homecoming! ONU now has a spirit rock, located near the library. Stop by for a photo and start a new Polar Bear tradition!
Marching Band leads NYC Columbus Day Parade
With the government shutdown sidelining the West Point Marching Band, the Ohio Northern Marching Band was tapped to lead
New York City's 69th annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday. See video.
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.
Happy Birthday, McIntosh!
McIntosh Center is celebrating its 50th birthday as the student union on campus! The week-long celebration will culminate with the unveiling of the Deans' Heritage Room, formerly Conference Room 7, which will feature a wall with pictures of all the former Dean of Men, Dean of Women, and Dean of Students of ONU! Please stop by and sign the guest book if you're in town for Homecoming!
9 a.m., Experience ONU Day, campus
12:30 p.m., Homecoming weekend begins
Noon, History, Politics and Justice Alumni Panel Discussion, McIntosh Room 202
7 p.m., Volleyball vs. Marietta, ONU Sports Center
8 p.m., Choral Collage, Snyder Recital Hall
Oct. 19 Homecoming
10:45 a.m., Cross Country at Oberlin Rumble
Noon, Swimming and Diving at Kenyon Relays
1 p.m., Men’s Soccer at Marietta
1:30 p.m., Football vs. Marietta, Dial-Roberson Stadium
3:30 p.m., Women’s Soccer at Marietta
8:30 p.m., Disney in Concert, Freed Center for the Performing Arts
Oct. 20 Homecoming
4 p.m., ONU Wind Orchestra, Freed Center for the Performing Arts
5 p.m., Black Student Union Homecoming Dinner, Affinity Commons
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week
10 a.m., Moodle Training, Assessment Question Bank Level 2, Mathile 300
11 a.m., University Faculty Meeting, McIntosh Activities Room
4 p.m., Women’s Soccer vs. Heidelberg, ONU Soccer Field
5 p.m., Mocktails and Beauty Undressed, McIntosh Ballroom
7 p.m., Volleyball at Heidelberg
Noon, HealthWise Blood Pressure Check, McIntosh Activities Room
3 p.m., Moodle Training, Gradebook Level 2, Taft 209
3 p.m., The Washington Center Programming, McIntosh Room 7
4 p.m., Men’s Soccer vs. Heidelberg, ONU Soccer Field
5 p.m., Apartment Halloween Trick or Treat, McIntosh Center