Students in the News
Grosshans garnered third place for her bioforensic methods of detecting Brucella abortus, a bacterium that causes Brucellosis in wildlife and can be used as a biowarfare agent. The prize includes a $1,000 scholarship. She participated in the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship program at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).
Published: Thu, 01/15/2009 - 11:19am
On Dec. 11, 2008, 29 ONU students from two sections of the Introduction to GIS (Geographic Information Systems) class attended the 2008 GIS Day at Rhodes State University in Lima, Ohio.
GIS Day is an event held annually in more than 80 countries around the world, with the hope of demonstrating to students and professionals the real-world applications of geographic information systems.
Published: Mon, 12/15/2008 - 4:04pm
James C. Gallagher, a senior in physics from Medina, Ohio, is a collaborator on a research paper to be published in Physical Review, the flagship journal of the American Physical Society and the American Institute of Physics.
Published: Tue, 12/09/2008 - 10:56am
On Nov. 12, 2008, Dr. Russ Crawford's Football in American Culture class (HIST 462) visited the Wilson Football Factory in Ada, Ohio.
The students had the opportunity to see how the footballs are made, and learned that all of the NFL's balls, as well as 50 percent of Division I and 70-80 percent of Division III balls, are made here in Ada.
Published: Fri, 12/05/2008 - 10:58am
The first CEO (Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization) Elevator Pitch Competition involved 11 student competitors from pharmacy, engineering, arts and sciences, and business administration in idea presentations lasting 90 seconds.
Published: Fri, 12/05/2008 - 10:50am
Published: Fri, 12/05/2008 - 10:48am
ONU physics students and faculty presented posters at the 2008 Fall Meeting of the Ohio Section of American Physical Society (OSAPS) at Wright State University on Oct. 10 and 11, 2008.
Andrew Mayger, a senior mathematics major from Saint Clairsville, Ohio, presented research on the National Science Foundation-funded research he did this summer at Lehigh University involving defects in semiconductors.
Senior Craig Koontz, from Ottawa, Ohio, gave a presentation on substructures in clusters of galaxies.
Published: Fri, 12/05/2008 - 10:44am
Through the efforts of student pharmacists, ONU's Heartburn Awareness Challenge has received its second regional award of the year. The award, "It Starts With One," was received at the Region 4 American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Midyear Regional Meeting. APhA-ASP chapters throughout Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin presented their top patient care projects for 2008, and ONU placed first.
Published: Fri, 12/05/2008 - 10:42am
Nine Ohio Northern University students participated in a recent exercise designed to simulate an election GIS (Geographic Information System). During the recent presidential election, most news agencies relied on similar systems that tabulate and automatically display election results. ONU's simulation emphasized the creation and implementation of the GIS, as well as its implications to the media, political parties and analysts.
Published: Fri, 12/05/2008 - 10:41am
Several technological studies students represented ONU at the North American DELMIA Customer Conference in Detroit on Oct. 8, 2008. Doug Vorhees, a senior from Celina, Ohio; Jacob Ryan, a senior from Hillsboro, Ohio; Scott Nemeth, a senior from Westlake, Ohio; Rob Hradek, a senior from Wooster, Ohio; and professor Paul Nutter presented class curriculum and projects with industrial companies to educators from around the country, and also provided a display of the program at ONU for the user companies attending the conference.
Published: Fri, 12/05/2008 - 10:39am