Martin to head Raabe College of Pharmacy
Ohio Northern University President Daniel A. DiBiasio announced that Steven J. Martin, professor and chairman of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Toledo, has been named dean of ONU’s Raabe College of Pharmacy. Martin replaces Tom Kier, who has served as interim dean for the past year.
Law Review Symposium, March 28
Ohio Northern University presents the 37th Annual Law Review Symposium, “Who’s Afraid of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Legal and Ethical Issues in Anticorruption Law,” in the Pettit College of Law’s Celebrezze Moot Court Room on Friday, March 28. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. This symposium is open to the public.
Unite for Awareness Week
Unite for Awareness Week raises the campus’ and surrounding communities’ awareness about issues of diversity and multiculturalism that are pertinent to our local, national, and global communities. During this week various student organizations as well as the Office of Multicultural Development host a variety of programming options that seek to educate, involve, and celebrate the atmosphere of diversity that is present on our campus and among our students, faculty, and staff.
International violinist Romel Joseph to perform
ONU’s Music Department presents a performance by Haitian violinist Romel Joseph in Snyder Recitial Hall in Presser Hall on Monday, March 31, at 8 p.m. Joseph, a blind Juilliard-trained classical violinist, will perform with his children, Victoria and Bradley Joseph, who are formally trained musicians and will accompany him on the viola and piano.
‘Advancing the Rule of Law Abroad’
The Pettit College of Law and ONU’s Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law present Rachel Kleinfeld, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, as part of the Dean’s Lecture Series in the Celebrezze Moot Court Room on Wednesday, April 2, at 11:30 a.m.
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Spotlight: Faculty & Staff Freed to be honored
DeBow Freed, ONU President Emeritus, will receive Camp Fire of Northwest Ohio’s On Behalf of Youth Award on May 13. The award is the organization’s highest honor for service to youth.
ONU to host meeting
ONU’s Department of Philosophy and Religion will host the Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion on April 4 and 5. Keynote speaker will be Laurie Zoloth, currently national president of the American Academy of Religion. As many as 150 scholars of religion and theology from Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, New York and other states are expected to attend.
Newell presents paper
Lauren Newell, assistant professor of law, presented her paper, "Redefining Attention (and Revamping the Legal Profession?) for the Digital Generation,” at the Psychology and Lawyering: Coalescing the Field conference hosted by the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law on Feb. 21. A webcast of the conference is available online.
Terrell presents paper
Sara Terrell, assistant professor of exercise physiology, presented “Using Social Ecology to Determine Worksite Wellness Programming Barriers within a Private Midwestern University” at the International Conference for Health, Wellness, and Society in Vancouver, British Columbia, held March 15.
Article to be published
David Pimentel, visiting associate professor of law and director of the Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law, is author of an article, “Fearing the Bogeyman: How the Legal System’s Overreaction to Perceived Danger Threatens Families and Children,” accepted for publication in the Pepperdine Law Review.
‘Ohio Outback’ now digital
“Ohio Outback: learning to Love the Great Black Swamp,” by Claude Clayton “Bud” Smith, professor of English emeritus, is now available in digital form from the Kent State University Press and on Amazon.com.
Student named Notre Dame University Presidential Fellow
ONU student Andrea Kalchik, a senior psychology major from Zanesville, Ohio, has been awarded a University Presidential Fellowship from the University of Notre Dame. Kalchik was one of 25 selected for the fellowship in a University-wide competition.
Student art on display
ONU’s Department of Art and Design will hold its Student Comprehensive Art and Design Exhibition in the Elzay Gallery of Art from March 17–31. A public reception and awards presentation will be held Monday, March 31, at 5 p.m. The exhibition features work created over the past six months by undergraduate students at all levels.
Honors Day, April 26
Honors Day will be Saturday, April 26 to recognize students and faculty whose scholarly achievement and service to the University have distinguished them and reflects great credit on the institution. The convocation is at 11 a.m. in the Sports Center, North Gymnasium, with the luncheon at 12:15 p.m. in the Sports Center, Field House. Tickets for the luncheon are $13 each, and must be purchased in advance. For ticket purchase information, click here.
WONB-FM, ONU’s radio station, is highlighted on the College Broadcasters, Inc., website in a Station Spotlight feature. College Broadcasters, Inc., represents students involved in radio, television, webcasting and other related media ventures; ensures a commitment to education and the student pursuit of excellence through active involvement in electronic media; promotes cooperative efforts between the association and other national, regional, and state media organizations; facilitates the discussion of issues related to student-operated electronic media; and other community oriented programs.
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11 a.m., Worship Service, Chapel
1 p.m., Introduction to ooVoo, Mathile 300
6 p.m., Baseball at Wittenberg
6 p.m., Genocide and Its Aftermath: The Story of a Real Survivor of the “Hotel Rwanda,” McIntosh Activities Room
8 p.m., Free PolarFit Session, McIntosh Activities Room
9 p.m., Fusion, McIntosh Lounge
Men’s Golf at Malone Invitational
5 p.m., 2014 Multicultural Fair, McIntosh Activities Room
8 p.m., Lima Casino Night, McIntosh Ballroom
8 p.m., Opera Workshop, Snyder Recital Hall
Women’s Golf at Capital Invitational
7 p.m., Men’s and Women’s Chorus, Snyder Recital Hall
7 p.m., Guest Lecture: “Local Agency and Corporate Power in a Globalized World: Te Case of Lima, Ohio, 1890-1998,” McIntosh Ballroom
8 p.m., Romel and Victoria Joseph, Snyder Recital Hall
11 a.m., Theory 2 Practice, Science Annex 207
3 p.m., Softball at Wilmington
4 p.m., Baseball vs. Denison, Wander Field
4:30 p.m., Men’s Tennis vs. Ohio Wesleyan, ONU Courts
4:30 p.m., Women’s Tennis at Ohio Wesleyan