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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...

ONU English professor selected as Fulbright Scholar

Post date: 02/27/2019 - 5:55am

Jonathan Pitts, Ph.D., associate professor of English at Ohio Northern University, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar to Japan for the 2019-20 academic year. He will teach at American Keio University and Hitotsubashi University in the Tokyo area and lecture in the East Asia and Pacific...

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...