‘The ONU Law Promise’ to make an excellent legal education more affordable
Ohio Northern University has announced a reduction of tuition for the Pettit College of Law starting with the 2014-15 academic school year. Called The ONU Law Promise, this new initiative is intended to make an ONU legal education more affordable, to reduce student loan debt, to sustain academic quality, and to prepare students for long-term success in their legal careers. Beginning with the 2014-15 academic year, the College of Law will reduce its tuition rate levels to 20-25 percent off its 2013-14 tuition rates.
All-Ohio Choral Day, Nov. 1
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music will host the second annual All-Ohio Choral Day on Friday, Nov. 1. More than 170 high school music students and teachers from across the state will participate in the event. Led by distinguished choral composer Joseph M. Martin and assisted by Ben Ayling, ONU director of choral activities, the students will join University Singers, the select mixed ensemble at ONU, in a day of music-making and education. Country artist Katie Armiger, Nov. 2
The Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents country recording artist Katie Armiger on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. Armiger will conduct a free workshop prior to her performance at 2 p.m. From Sugar Land, Texas, Armiger began her career at age 14 after winning a citywide competition for young country singers in Houston; she released her first album at age 15. She has released four albums and has charted five singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
‘Band-o-Rama’ Nov. 3
The Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents Band-o-Rama on Sunday, Nov. 3, at 4 p.m. The Ohio Northern University Marching Band offers an exciting performance to celebrate another successful season when they perform selections from their 2013 program “Divalicious.”
New NMR showcased at open house
ONU’s Chemistry and Biochemistry Department will introduce its new acquisition of a 400 MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer (NMR) and commemorate 40 years of NMR spectroscopy at ONU with an open house event in the Mathile Center for the Natural Sciences Room 248 on Friday, Nov. 8 at 3 p.m.
Vemuru chairs session at international conference
Srinivasa Vemuru, professor of electrical and computer engineering, was session chair for the Photovoltaics-II session in the International Conference on Renewable Energy and Applications held in Madrid, Spain, Oct. 20-23, 2013. He also presented papers on "Analysis of Modified Multilevel DC–DC Converter Modules" and "Architectural Analysis of Photovoltaic Systems Subjected to Partial Shading with a Simple DC-DC Step-up Converter." Both papers have collaborative authors from University of Toledo.
Platypus article to be published
Stephen Kolomyjec, visiting assistant professor of cell and molecular biology, is author of an article accepted for publication in the Australian Journal of Zoology.
Roepke presents at annual meeting
Dr. Tena Roepke, associate professor of mathematics, and Dr. Debra Gallagher, instructor at Bowling Green State University, presented “Literacy Strategies to Impact Learning in the College Calculus Classroom" at the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics annual meeting in Dayton, Ohio, on Oct. 17.
Students in the News White Coat Ceremony, Nov. 9
The College of Pharmacy's White Coat Ceremony for third-year students will take place at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Field House. Students take a professional commitment oath and receive their white coats from their mentors.
ONU finishes second at LTU Innovation Encounter competition
The Ohio Northern’s Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) team captured second place at the fourth annual Innovation Encounter competition at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Mich., on Oct. 18-19. Other schools competing were Lawrence Tech, Gonzaga University, Widener University, St. Louis University, Villanova University, Kettering University, and the University of Evansville.
Maximum Elongation for Venus at the ONU Observatory
The ONU Astronomy Club will host the Maximum Elongation for Venus between 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov 1. The viewing begins early to catch a glimpse of Venus before it sets. The new 11-inch telescope will then target Uranus and Neptune, as well as various double stars and deep-sky objects. Check the observatory web page for any updates.
Kappa Epsilon chapter recognized The ONU chapter of Kappa Epsilon has been recognized by the national organization as the recipient of the Continued Excellence Award for the years 2011-2013. The award is the fraternity's highest collegiate chapter award, given to one chapter every two years that has demonstrated excellence in reporting, recruitment and program management.
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Hill destroyed by fire – 100 years ago
On Nov. 4, 1913, the largest building on the ONU campus burned. By morning only the outside walls of the three-story Hill Building were still standing. Read more.
9 a.m., Pharmacy Job Fair, Sports Center Field House
4 p.m., Men’s Soccer vs. Muskingum, ONU Soccer Field
7 p.m., Volleyball at Muskingum
7:30 p.m., Second Annual Choral Event, Freed Center for the Performing Arts
8 p.m., ONU Hunger Games, McIntosh Activities Room