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The Country House

20 Sep , 2019  

When a weekend at their summer home takes an unexpected turn, a group of famous and longing-to-be famous family members and friends are forced to improvise, inciting simmering jealousies, romantic outbursts, and passionate soul-searching.

Ohio Wesleyan University’s Department of Theatre & Dance will present three performances of “The Country House” by Pulitzer-Prize-winning playwright Donald Marguiles at 8 PM October 4, 8 PM October 5, and 2 PM October 6. The play, described by Entertainment Weekly as “a valentine for the stage,” is intended for mature audiences. More…

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October At OWU

17 Sep , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its October 2019 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. For the latest OWU event information, visit www.owu.edu/calendar or “like” www.facebook.com/OhioWesleyanUniversityNews. For a list of Battling Bishop athletics events, visit www.battlingbishops.com. More…

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Outstanding Teacher Educator

16 Sep , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University alumna and professor emerita Amy McClure, Ph.D., is being honored with the 2019 International Literacy Association (ILA) Jerry Johns Outstanding Teacher Educator in Reading Award.

McClure, who retired in May following a 40-year career with the university, will receive the award October 12 during the ILA Awards Ceremony and Reception in New Orleans. More…

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Bishop Backer Fall Community Day On September 28

15 Sep , 2019  

Everyone is invited to cheer on the Ohio Wesleyan University football team for free September 28 during Bishop Backer Fall Community Day. The Battling Bishops will take on the Allegheny Gators at 1 PM at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware.

The September 28 game also will be a Coach to Cure MD event with fans invited to help support the battle against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The one-day national event is a project of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy in partnership with the American Football Coaches Association. Over the last 11 years, Coach to Cure MD has raised more than $2.1 million for Duchenne research. More…

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OWU Rises In National Rankings

12 Sep , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University has moved up in two categories in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of the nation’s 2020 Best Colleges recently released.

According to the magazine, Ohio Wesleyan is ranked at: More…

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OWU Alum, Trustee Appointed To Rocky Brands Board Of Directors

9 Sep , 2019  

Rocky Brands, Inc. has announced the appointment of Tracie A. Winbigler to the Company’s Board of Directors as a Class I Director to serve until the 2020 annual meeting of shareholders and until her successor is duly elected. Ms. Winbigler has also been appointed to serve on the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. The election and appointment are both effective October 1. More…

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Bishops Top Otterbein

8 Sep , 2019  

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OWU Grad To Speak On America, Pakistan, And The War On Terrorism

8 Sep , 2019  

A strategic re-evaluation of the U.S.-Pakistan relationship is in order, concludes Sahar Khan, Ph.D., in her policy analysis, “Double Game: Why Pakistan Supports Militants and Resists U.S. Pressure to Stop.”

A 2006 Ohio Wesleyan University graduate, Khan currently serves as an adjunct scholar in the Defense and Foreign Policy Department for the Washington, D.C.-based Cato Institute. Founded in 1977, the nonpartisan organization is “dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets, and peace.” More…

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Copious Colors And Sonic Splendor

31 Aug , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University’s Department of Music will kick off its 2019-2020 concert and recital schedule with a free performance showcasing OWU’s Rexford Keller Memorial Organ, a four manual tracker action organ with 82 ranks, 55 stops, and 4,644 pipes.

The concert, featuring instructor James Hildreth, will be held at 7 PM on September 20 in Gray Chapel inside University Hall. More…

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Looking Up For New Vistas

29 Aug , 2019  

Did you know that the fine folks at Perkins Observatory offer a monthly lecture series aimed at adults who want to learn more about astronomical topics?

New Visits in Astronomy meets on one Thursday night each month and is geared toward a more adult audience. It is a “mini-course” in astronomy, in which OSU and OWU professors discuss their current research and any new findings in their area of expertise. More…

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First, OWU. Then, Changing The World.

26 Aug , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2019-2020 Sagan National Colloquium will explore the many ways OWU alumni are working to change the world.

“Building on our listing as one of the ‘Colleges that Change Lives,’ the series will ask OWU graduates how Ohio Wesleyan introduced them to the world and how they see their place in the world now,” said associate professor of history Ellen Arnold, director of this year’s colloquium. “Alumni from across OWU’s history will return to campus to share their inspiring stories.” More…

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Event Lineup Announced At OWU

21 Aug , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its late August and September 2019 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. For the latest OWU event information, visit www.owu.edu/calendar. For a list of Battling Bishop athletics events, visit www.battlingbishops.com. More…

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Photography Exhibit Opens This Week At The Ross Art Museum

18 Aug , 2019  

For her first exhibit at Ohio Wesleyan University’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum, renowned photographer JoAnn Verburg contemplates everyday objects “After/Before” they become trash.

Verburg’s careful consideration of the natural world is a hallmark of her photography, said Ross Art Museum Director Erin Fletcher, who worked with Verburg to bring the display to campus. The photographer’s “After/Before” exhibit will be on display from August 21 through October 20 at the Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. More…

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OWU Junior Graduates From Nonprofit Leadership Institute

11 Aug , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University junior Elle Peifer is still pursuing her OWU bachelor’s degree, but after completing a demanding curriculum in her hometown, she is a graduate of the Nonprofit Leadership Institute hosted by the Yellow Springs Community Foundation.

“Giving back to the community is very important, as it has done so much for me,” says Peifer, who is majoring in sociology at OWU, with minors in business and fine arts. More…

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OWU Named One Of Best, Best Midwest, And Best Value Colleges

6 Aug , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates to earn their college degrees, according to The Princeton Review’s newly released guidebook, “The Best 385 Colleges: 2020 Edition.”

In addition to being named one of the nation’s best overall universities, Ohio Wesleyan also is included in The Princeton Review’s lists of the country’s “Best Midwestern” and “Best Value” colleges. More…

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