Kormendy Lecture to focus on ‘The Meaning of the Vietnam War’
Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law will present the 2014 Kormendy Lecture in the Large Moot Court Room on Wednesday, April 23, at 11:15 p.m. The program will feature a presentation by Fredrik Logevall, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam.”
Student-directed one-act plays to be showcased
ONU’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present three student-directed one-act plays in the new Mathile Lab Theatre from April 24 to 27 at 7:30 p.m., with matinee shows scheduled for April 26 and 27 at 2 p.m. Student directors from the ONU Department of Theatre Arts will stage three gems of the American theatre that span half a century of playwriting.
ONU celebrates Honors Day
Ohio Northern University celebrates its annual Honors Day program on Saturday, April 26, from 8:15 a.m. until 5 p.m. This year’s Honors Day continues the rich tradition of ONU’s colleges and departments recognizing students and faculty members for scholarly achievement and service to the University community. More than 40 undergraduate academic departments and honor societies will present awards and induct new members.
College of Law tops Ohio schools in job placement
Class of 2013 graduates from Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law placed first in the state of Ohio for full-time juris doctor-required job placement according to employment data released by the American Bar Association Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar. ONU surpassed the national average for jobs requiring a law degree by nearly 10 percent. For the graduating class of 2013, 66.67 percent of ONU law graduates were employed in jobs requiring juris doctors in the United States.
Archeology of the Book The newest books on display at Heterick Memorial Library have a distinctively ancient look. That is by design. The books were created by students in the extradisciplinary seminar (EXDS) course Archeology of the Book.
Cruea chairs conference
Dr. Mark Cruea, assistant professor of communication arts, presided over the 2014 Central States Communication Association Great Ideas for Teaching division, held April 2-5 in Minneapolis, Minn. Cruea will be the chair of the division in 2015 and was asked to serve as conference planner for a second year in a row. Dr. Kathie Fleck, visiting assistant professor in public relations, has assumed the vice chair responsibilities and will be in charge of promoting the group through a variety of social media outlets in the coming year as well as assisting with the conference planning activities.
Roepke presents at conference
Dr. Tena Roepke, associate professor of mathematics, was co-presenter of "Literacy Strategies to Impact Learning in the University Mathematics Classroom" at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, held April 11, 2014 in New Orleans, La.
Clingerman makes presentation
Forrest Clingerman, associate professor of religion and philosophy, was invited to make a presentation, “The Aesthetic Roots of Environmental Amnesia,” as part of a transdisciplinary research colloquium on Arts, Religion and the Environment, held April 10-12, 2014. The colloquium was held at the Ernst Haeckel Haus Institute and Archive of the Friedrich Schiller University, located in Jena, Germany.
Peer-paring initiative to be presented
Jamienne Scott, international services coordinator, will be presenting “Polar Pals: A Peer–Pairing Initiative” at the Ohio National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA) Drive-In Conference at Franklin University, April 25, 2014, in Columbus.
Students in the News Lang garners win at Awards for Excellence in the Visual Arts competition
ONU student Brittany Lang, a senior graphic design major from Newark, Ohio was one of six winners at the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO) seventh annual Awards for Excellence in the Visual Arts competition held at Ohio Dominican University on April 8.
Student receives travel award
Meredith Weingart, a sophomore in civil engineering from New Castle, Pa., has won a travel award toward her trip to the Dominican Republic with Northern Engineering Without Boundaries (NEWB) in May. Battelle offered the award for her work in EPICS (Engineering Projects in Community Service). Pharmacy student wins leadership award
Kellie Evans, a fifth-year pharmacy major from Westlake, Ohio, has been chosen as a recipient of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Student Leadership Award. Evans is one of 12 students in the nation to be selected for the award.
Beta Alpha Psi students participate in conference
Eight Ohio Northern business students participated in the Beta Alpha Psi (BAΨ) Regional Conference and competition on March 28-29 in Indianapolis, Ind. The ONU students, all accounting majors in the James F. Dicke College of Business Administration, were honored to be from the only school asked to present at four different sessions.
PRSSA team wins honorable mention
In the 2014 Bateman Case Study Competition, sponsored by the Public Relations Student Society of America, one of ONU’s two teams received honorable mention for its Pop’In Challenge team campaign.
Tornado Awareness Month
April is tornado awareness month. The University's outdoor warning sirens are tested on the first Wednesday of each month, at approximately noon.
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2 p.m., Baseball at Bluffton
Undergraduate Monday Class Schedule will be Followed
10 a.m., Moodle Lesson Activity, Mathile 300
11 a.m., Copyright for Faculty, Heterick Memorial Library, Room 301
Baseball at Valparaiso, Ind.
3 p.m., Women’s Tennis vs. Walsh, ONU Courts
5:30 p.m., University Council Meeting, Dicke Room 230
3 p.m., Using Google Hangouts and Circles, Mathile 300
3:30 p.m., Softball vs. Anderson, Ind., ONU Softball Field
8 p.m., Composer’s Workshop, Snyder Recital Hall