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New dean of College of Law announced

Post date: 05/23/2019 - 12:22pm

Following a national search, Charles H. Rose III has been named dean of the Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University, effective July 1. Rose is currently professor of law and director of the Center for Excellence in Advocacy at Stetson University’s College of Law in Gulfport, Fla....

Outreach efforts allow pharmacy students to make impact on region, prepare for professional pursuits

Post date: 05/09/2019 - 5:59am

Service learning is an integral component of the college experience for students in the Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy as part of the University’s emphasis on developing well-rounded students who impact their professions and communities.

“Pharmacy is a profession that is...

Commencement ceremonies commemorate landmark moment in lives of Ohio Northern University students

Post date: 05/01/2019 - 9:52am

Ohio Northern University will celebrate the crowning achievement in the lives of its students during upcoming commencement exercises in the King-Horn Sports Center Field House. ONU President Daniel DiBiasio will preside over the ceremonies. The Raabe College of Pharmacy and undergraduate...

Four engineering students selected as prestigious University Innovation Fellows

Post date: 04/29/2019 - 5:38am

Four Ohio Northern University students have been selected as University Innovation Fellows (UIF) by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. The students, who are enrolled in the T.J. Smull College of Engineering, are Anne Major, Brittney Masters, Todd Federici and Will...

Trump is vulnerable in Ohio if Democrats raise right issues and candidate, according to ‘Northern Poll’ results

Post date: 04/25/2019 - 5:31am

Ohio is a toss-up for the 2020 presidential election, and the Democrats have a good chance to take the pivotal state if they can focus on the right issues and put forward the right candidate. Those are among the findings of the recent “Northern Poll” conducted by Ohio Northern University.


Ohio Northern University student wins statewide honors for creative and practical artistic work

Post date: 04/22/2019 - 2:24pm

Ohio Northern University senior graphic design major Emily Fergus was one of six seniors statewide to earn an Association of Independent Colleges in Ohio (AICUO) Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts. Additionally, Fergus won the People’s Choice Award.

Her award-winning submission...

Ohio Northern University Wind Orchestra to present concert

Post date: 04/18/2019 - 5:31am

The Ohio Northern University Wind Orchestra, with Antoine T. Clark as conductor, will present a concert, “Give Us This Day,” at 7:30 p.m. on April 26 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

The program will explore concepts of origin, joy, celebration and awareness through the music...

Political science and statistics student earns prestigious Newman Civic Fellowship

Post date: 04/09/2019 - 5:40am

In recognition of her community engagement, Hannah Ray, a junior political science and statistics double major, has been selected as a Newman Civic Fellow. Ray is among 250 students nationwide to earn the one-year fellowship, which is sponsored by Campus Compact, a group working to advance the...

Array of international fares will be displayed during Multicultural Fair

Post date: 04/05/2019 - 6:42am

Members of the Ohio Northern University’s rich international community will showcase their nations’ offerings during the annual Multicultural Fair from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on April 12 in the ONU King-Horn Center gymnasium. The event is free and open to the public.

International students...

Freed Center to present ‘Young Frankenstein’

Post date: 04/01/2019 - 10:39am

The Ohio Northern University Department of Theatre Arts will present the musical comedy “Young Frankenstein” from April 11 through April 14 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 11, April 12 and April 13, with 2 p.m. matinee performances on...

Pharmacy professors receive $404,889 NIH grant

Post date: 03/27/2019 - 6:25am

The Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy has received a $404,889 grant from the National Heart Lung Blood Institute to study the impact of methamphetamine on the heart. Boyd Rorabaugh, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and cell biology, is principal investigator, and Manoranjan D’...

Suicide-attempt survivor, noted mental health advocate Kevin Hines to speak at ONU

Post date: 03/25/2019 - 6:12am

Kevin Hines, a suicide-attempt survivor, will discuss suicide prevention at 7 p.m. on April 4 in the King-Horn Sports Center gymnasium at Ohio Northern University. Hines is also a renowned mental health advocate and filmmaker. The event is free and open to the public.

Two years after...

VITA tax preparation program recognized for proficiency while providing high-impact learning

Post date: 03/21/2019 - 6:03am

Ohio Northern University’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program was recently recognized by the Beta Alpha Psi national accounting and finance honorary for processing the most tax returns per member for the 2017 tax year.

The VITA program provides both community service for area...

‘Traffic Stop’ panel discussion to feature Breaion King

Post date: 03/20/2019 - 5:44am

Breaion Shanique King will participate in a panel discussion to address “Traffic Stop,” the HBO documentary about her violent arrest, at 7 p.m. on March 26 in the McIntosh Center activities room at Ohio Northern University. The event is free and open to the public.

King was slammed to...

3rd District Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments at ONU Law

Post date: 03/18/2019 - 5:54am

The Ohio 3rd District Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments at Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law on March 27 at 10 a.m. in the Large Moot Court Room.

The Ohio 3rd District Court of Appeals judges include the Hon. John R. Willamowski, the Hon. Vernon L. Preston, the...

Duo Montagnard to perform at Ohio Northern University

Post date: 03/07/2019 - 5:55am

Duo Montagnard, consisting of Joseph Murphy on saxophone and Matthew Slotkin on guitar, will present a concert featuring original repertoire for those two instruments at 8 p.m. on March 14 in Presser Hall at Ohio Northern University. The performance is free and open to the public.


College of Pharmacy honors graduates with Distinguished Alumni Awards

Post date: 03/06/2019 - 6:58am

Ohio Northern University’s Raabe College of Pharmacy recently honored three alumni with Distinguished Alumni Awards. This was the 10th year that Distinguished Alumni Awards were presented by the College of Pharmacy.

David W. Bobb, a 1977 graduate; Suzanne Amato Nesbit, a 1984 graduate;...

Nursing program makes its mark in career-preparedness effectiveness

Post date: 03/05/2019 - 6:13am

Nurses make an impact in their endeavors, and Ohio Northern University continues to make its mark in preparing nursing students for their careers. recently ranked ONU’s nursing program seventh among 93 RN programs in Ohio.

The ranking analyzes several factors and is...

Award-winning play ‘How to Be a Respectable Junkie’ to be presented at Ohio Northern University

Post date: 03/04/2019 - 7:02am

“How to Be a Respectable Junkie,” a play by Greg Vovos, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on March 14 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at Ohio Northern University. The event is free and open to the public.

Winner of the Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award for...

ONU’s Panhellenic Council recognized for educational programming

Post date: 03/01/2019 - 6:23am

Ohio Northern University’s Panhellenic Council was recently recognized for its educational programming. The group earned a three-star award from the Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values (AFLV) for the Council Compass program. Panhellenic Council is the governing body for sororities at...