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ONU Symphony to present ‘Multiculturalism in the New World’

Post date: 02/19/2019 - 7:14am

The Ohio Northern Symphony, under the direction of Travis Jürgens, will present a concert, “Multiculturalism in the New World,” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 24 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

The program will feature the ONU Gospel Ensemble under the direction of Adriane Thompson...

ONU hosting series of events to commemorate Black History Month

Post date: 02/18/2019 - 6:03am

Ohio Northern University is hosting several events in February to commemorate Black History Month. All events are free and open to the public. They include:

“Chasing after King & his dream: The civil rights movement after Dr. King’s assassination” at 11 a.m. on Feb. 19 in the English...

International Play Festival to offer glimpse of performing arts in India

Post date: 02/12/2019 - 5:51am

Ohio Northern University’s Department of Theatre Arts will present The International Play Festival: India from Feb. 21 to Feb. 24 in the Stambaugh Studio Theatre of the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 21, Feb. 22 and Feb. 23 and at 2 p.m. on Feb....

Emerson executive to deliver Spotts Lecture

Post date: 02/11/2019 - 6:12am

Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions group president Brent Schroeder will discuss “A global company’s perspective on engineering career opportunities” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 18 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at Ohio Northern University. The talk, which is part of the T.J....

Beth and Dennis Funderburg establish scholarship to honor daughter

Post date: 02/05/2019 - 5:36am

Beth and Dennis Funderburg of Dayton have established a scholarship fund to help ensure that future Ohio Northern University students receive the same high-quality educational experience that prepared their daughter for a successful career in medicine.

Andrea (Funderburg) Murphy earned a...

ONU students to help with tax preparation

Post date: 01/31/2019 - 5:57am

Taxpayers in Hardin and surrounding counties can find free income tax assistance from Ohio Northern University business students through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).

The VITA Program offers free tax help to persons who generally make $54,000 or less who need assistance in...

Sustainable polymer expert to speak during Kritzler Lectureship

Post date: 01/31/2019 - 5:54am

Marc A. Hillmyer will discuss “How sustainable polymers can shape the future of plastics” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 5 in the Forum of James F. Dicke Hall at Ohio Northern University. He will give a second, technical lecture, “Renewable, degradable and high-performing aliphatic polyester elastomers,” at...

ONU to host Q&A with Cleveland Indians senior vice president of public affairs, radio announcer

Post date: 01/30/2019 - 7:02am

Cleveland Indians Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Bob DiBiasio and Indians’ radio announcer Jim Rosenhaus will conduct a question-and-answer session from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Feb. 5 in the Forum of James F. Dicke Hall at Ohio Northern University.

DiBiasio, who has been with the...

Esports launch in fall 2019 to continue ONU’s focus on well-rounded educational experiences

Post date: 01/23/2019 - 5:48am

Ohio Northern University is launching an esports (electronic sports) program in fall 2019. This initiative continues ONU’s emphasis on offering students well-rounded, high-impact learning experiences that allow them to pursue both their professional and personal areas of interest.


Saturday's Pharmacy Interview Day event is postponed

Post date: 01/17/2019 - 11:44am

The ONU College of Pharmacy Interview Day, scheduled for Jan. 19, has been postponed due to an anticipated winter storm.

Students are asked to reschedule for Feb. 8 or Feb. 9. Registered prospective students should contact Kathryn Baker in the College of Pharmacy at 419-772-2278 or k-...

Celebrate 25 years of dance with Choreographers’ Showcase performances

Post date: 01/17/2019 - 7:01am

The Department of Theatre Arts at Ohio Northern University will present the Choreographers’ Showcase Spring Dance Performance on Feb. 2 and Feb. 3 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 2, and 2 p.m. on Feb. 3.

This concert will be a...

Michael Benitez to discuss diversity leadership during annual MLK celebration event

Post date: 01/14/2019 - 6:19am

Michael Benitez will be the keynote speaker for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 7 p.m. on Jan. 22 in the English Chapel at Ohio Northern University. The event is free and open to the public.

The theme of this year’s talk is “The time is always now: Upholding legacies...

Pharmacy scholarship fund continues Senff family’s legacy of service

Post date: 01/09/2019 - 6:21am

The establishment of the Richard L. Senff Memorial Pharmacy Scholarship Fund at Ohio Northern University will continue the Senff family’s legacy of service to Wayne County and their alma mater.

The scholarship fund is named in honor of the late Richard L. Senff of Wooster, Ohio, who...

ONU faculty members, county court official collaborate on drug addiction paper

Post date: 12/06/2018 - 6:02am

Ohio Northern University faculty members Keith Durkin and Tristin Kilgallon, along with county court official Wade Melton, have authored a paper that examines the impact of the drug problem on Hardin County. The paper, “The perfect storm: The prevalence of co-occurring mental disorders in a...

Support for Study Abroad

Post date: 12/05/2018 - 3:36pm

Phyllis Howser Scholp understands the impact that living in another country – even for a short period of time – can have on an entire life. Early in her teaching career, Scholp taught at a U.S. Air Force base in Japan. During that year, she traveled extensively within Japan as well as to...

Ohio Northern University Symphony and Wind Orchestra to present concert

Post date: 12/05/2018 - 5:46am

The Ohio Northern University Symphony and Wind Orchestra will present a concert at 4 p.m. on Dec. 9 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

The program begins as the ONU Wind Orchestra, conducted by Antoine Clark, pays homage to the ceremonial kindling of light during the holidays...

ONU team wins award for position paper at American Model United Nations Conference

Post date: 12/04/2018 - 6:20am

A team of Ohio Northern University students won a position paper award for a project they developed for representing the delegation of Belgium at the recent American Model United Nations Conference in Chicago. The competitive effort required the students to immerse themselves into issues...

ONU African Drumming and Dance Ensemble performs at national music conference

Post date: 11/20/2018 - 6:15am

Members of the Ohio Northern University African Drumming and Dance Ensemble were chosen to perform at the recent National Association for Music Educators (NafME) conference in Dallas. The ensemble, which consists of nine students, was one of only seven groups invited to perform at the convention...

Ohio Northern University students expand horizons while performing with Lima Symphony Orchestra

Post date: 11/12/2018 - 12:19pm

Several select Ohio Northern University students had the opportunity to display their talents on a larger stage when they performed with the Lima Symphony Orchestra during the recent “American Elegance” program in Lima’s Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center.

A total of 14 ONU...

Army veteran to speak at Veterans Day event

Post date: 11/05/2018 - 6:13am

Keith E. Harman will deliver remarks during a Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony at 11 a.m. on Nov. 12 at the Henry Solomon Lehr Statue at the front of the Ohio Northern University campus. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in Presser Hall.

Harman is immediate past...