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ONU to present Distinguished Lecturer in Plasma Physics

Dr. Steven Spangler, professor of astronomy and physics at the University of Iowa, will be the Ohio Northern University Distinguished Lecturer of Plasma Physics in room 107 in the Meyer Hall of Science on Monday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m.

The Distinguished Lecturer of Plasma Physics Series is intended to share with the larger scientific community the exciting recent advances in plasma physics. The event is free and open to the public.

Spangler’s lecture will focus on the Sun in the year of solar maximum. He will describe various solar phenomena, such as solar flares and coronal mass ejections, that cause problems on the Earth.

ONU to present the 2013 Spotts Lecture: ‘Globalize and Innovate: Making of the 2020 Era Engineer’

Keng-Siang Lim, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of NextLabs, will be the featured speaker for the Ohio Northern University College of Engineering’s Spotts Lecture in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m.

His speech, “Globalize and Innovate: Making of the 2020 Era Engineer,” is free and open to the public.

As CEO of NextLabs, Lim is responsible for the company’s vision, leadership, strategic direction and successful growth.

NextLabs is the leading provider of policy-driven information, risk management (IRM) software for large enterprises.

Community Economic Development Center at ONU to present entrepreneur workshop on pricing products

The Community Economic Development Center (CEDC) at Ohio Northern University continues its entrepreneurship workshop series in the Dicke Forum on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

The workshop will be preceded by a networking event at 5:30 p.m. The workshop will follow the networking event and conclude at 7 p.m.

The topic of the workshop will be “Pricing Your Product” with Daniel Fox. This event is free and open to the public.

Fox is a licensed practicing attorney and a certified public accountant. He currently serves as an assistant professor of law and chair of the marketing/hospitality management department at the Dauch College of Business and Economics.

ONU to present speaker on LGBT-related issues

Tara McKenzie Allison, an attorney who practices in Columbus, Ohio, will discuss her personal experiences as a member of the transgender community and speak on other lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues in the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law Moot Room on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 11 a.m.

Allison is an active public speaker on LGBT-related issues and has been a presenter at the TransOhio Annual Transgender and Ally Symposium (2008-10). She also spoke at the 2010 Ohio Diversity and Leadership Conference and the 2011 Equality Ohio CAUSE Conference at Columbus State Community College.

ONU to present ‘Warriors Don’t Cry’

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “Warriors Don’t Cry” on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. The production is being held in conjunction with ONU’s celebration of Black History Month.

“Warriors Don’t Cry” is a one-woman play based on the searing civil rights memoir of the same name by Dr. Melba Pattillo Beals.

As one of the Little Rock Nine who integrated Central High School in 1957, Beals and her eight fellow student-warriors captured the world’s attention as they endured untold hatred and violence in pursuit of an education equal to that of their white counterparts.

ONU’s Phi Beta Delta, CASE to present lecture on economics and inequality

Ohio Northern University’s Gamma Upsilon chapter of Phi Beta Delta and CASE (Committee on the Arts and Special Events) present Jonathon Andreas, economics professor at Bluffton University, in the Dicke Forum on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m.

The title of Andreas’ lecture is “Mutilitarianism: How the Ethics of Economics Enriches Elites at your Expense.” The event is free and open to the public.

Andreas’ presentation will propose replacing the most common welfare measurements with a simple new ethical system that deals with inequality more justly and responds to longstanding criticisms of welfare economics by philosophers and measurement theorists.