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Women’s Chorus to present concert Nov. 2

The Ohio Northern University Women’s Chorus will present a concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2 in Presser Hall. The group will perform an a cappella arrangement of “For Good" from the Broadway musical “Wicked” and other women’s chorus repertoire by some of the following composers: Ola Gjeilo, Johannes Brahms and James Mulholland. The concert is free and open to the public. 

The ONU Holiday Spectacular

Preparations for 24th edition in the works

A regional holiday tradition will again take center stage with the 24th edition of Ohio Northern University’s “The ONU Holiday Spectacular” musical extravaganza.

The show will be presented in ONU’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 15, Nov. 16 and Nov.17, with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Nov. 17. It also will be presented at the Lima Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, with matinee performances at 2 p.m. on Dec. 1 and Dec. 2.

Geography is more than just traditional maps

Finding victims and mapping roads that are open in hurricanes or earthquakes, mapping algae blooms in Lake Erie, and helping farmers learn of insects or diseases in crops

Story and photos by Monty Siekerman

About 100 geographers from Ohio and Michigan colleges met at ONU on Oct. 19 to learn the latest in the field.

Faculty members, students and professionals heard presentations about the fast evolving field, such as finding victims and mapping roads that are open in hurricanes or earthquakes, mapping algae blooms in Lake Erie, and helping farmers learn of insects or diseases in crops.

Dr. Katy Rossiter, ONU assistant professor of geography in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Jimmy Wilson, assistant professor of management and geography in the College of Business Administration, coordinated the day-long conference.

ONU Homecoming photos

Lizzie Patterson, a 2017 graduate, competes in a football toss with Dean John Navin. BIZBASH was held at the Ohio Northern University Dicke College of Business Administration to coincide with Homecoming weekend. (Photo by Trevor Jones/ ONU)

ONU grad on TV tonight

 

Datus Puryear, a 2011 ONU graduate in fine arts, will play a police officer in episode six of the CBS television program Bull tonight (Monday, Oct. 29) at 10 p.m.

In addition to acting, Puryear has worked as a commercial model and has been featured in print advertisements for popular brands such as Pepsi, Samsung, United Airlines, Budweiser and American Greetings. 

He has also appeared in national television commercials for JCPenney, Burlington, Liberty Mutual and Cognizant, along with several appearances in fashion segments live on Good Morning America.

ONU Baja team places 8th

The Ohio Northern Baja team placed 8th out of 107 teams at the Midnight Mayhem competition in Louisville, Ky., on Oct. 12-13. The team finished thirteenth in maneuverability, tenth in endurance, and ninth in barrel climb.

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