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From OWU To The Mayo Clinic

17 Nov , 2019  

Molecular-Level Interactions

Ohio Wesleyan Student Conducts Research at Mayo Clinic Name: Emma Hall ’21 Hometown: Grand Rapids, Michigan Majors: Neuroscience and Biochemistry Experience: Summer Undergraduate Research Experience at Mayo Clinic Hall spent the summer researching “Stress, Locomotion, and Zebrafish Mutant Analysis” under the mentorship of Karl Clark, Ph.D., in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

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OWU Appoints New Director Of Public Safety

14 Nov , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University announced today the appointment of Sean Bolender as its new director of public safety.

Bolender, M.B.A., currently serves with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), where he has earned an Office of the Directorate of National Intelligence award.

Prior to joining the DOJ, Bolender worked for 12 years as a program coordinator in the Department of Public Safety for The Ohio State University in Columbus. At OSU, he implemented a strategic marketing plan to improve community outreach, improved operational efficiency with a GPS-based dispatching protocol, and created an employee development program for student managers that resulted in a strong leadership team able to function effectively in times of extreme stress. More…

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OWU Has Its Third Rain Garden

9 Nov , 2019  

Beauty and Function

Ohio Wesleyan Student Spearheads Creation of University’s Third Rain Garden With climate change, water rights, and environmental politics dominating world discussions, Ohio Wesleyan University student Kayla Adolph ’20 of Toledo, Ohio, is addressing the issues on campus with a project 10 months in the making.

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Looking Ahead, Money-Wise

7 Nov , 2019  

Experts to Discuss Financial Forecasts Nov. 12 at Annual Ohio Wesleyan Conference

Three experts will share their forecasts for the local, national, and international economies during Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2020 Economic Outlook Conference. The free panel discussion will begin at 7:30 PM November 12 in Benes Room B of OWU’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. More…

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Vote For Nick

31 Oct , 2019  

Your vote could result in $500 of capital appreciation for a grateful Ohio Wesleyan University accounting major.

Nick Braydich, a senior from Struthers, Ohio, is one of 25 college students selected as a finalist in the national “ThisWayToCPA” student video competition sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. More…

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Looking Up For New Vistas

29 Oct , 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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Dancing In The Dusk

29 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University’s student dance company, Orchesis, will present its annual contemporary dance concert with 13 dancers performing eight pieces created by students, faculty, and a guest choreographer.

The Department of Theatre & Dance will present “Orchesis 19/20” at 8 PM November 15 and at 2 PM and 8 PM November 16 on the Main Stage of Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware. More…

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OWU Senior Studies In St. Petersburg

27 Oct , 2019  

Winthrop’s Hays studied in St. Petersburg, Russia

DELAWARE, Ohio – Amanda Hays, of Winthrop, a senior at Ohio Wesleyan University, took part in an OWU Connection Experience: “Summer in the Land of the Firebird,” a month-long, three-pronged project in St. Petersburg, Russia. The project was supported by an Ohio Wesleyan-funded Theory-to-Practice Grant, part of The OWU Connection, according to a news release from the university.

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Next Genius Scholarship Program Offering Latest In Long OWU-India Connection

25 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University is now one of only 17 colleges and universities in the United States to be part of India’s Next Genius Scholarship Program.

Founded in 2014, Mumbai-based Next Genius works with more than 1,100 high schools across India to provide full- and partial-tuition scholarships to enable the country’s top seniors to pursue college degrees in the United States. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan Campaign Surpasses $200 Million Goal

22 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University made a stirring announcement on Monday on Twitter, and also shared that news with someone who had helped make it possible.

Since its launch, the Connect Today Create Tomorrow campaign for the University has resulted in 18,188 donors. The last of those, 2015 OWU grad Drew Peng, pushed the total over $200 million with his gift. More…

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Good Vibes, Great Voices

19 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University will host its seventh annual “A Cappellooza” voices-only showcase at 7 PM November 2 in Gray Chapel in University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Doors will open at 6:30 PM.

This year’s performance is all about “Good Vibes,” focusing on the people, places, ideas, and possibilities that evoke positive, safe, and happy feelings,” said sophomore ZannaLee Carling-Sprewell, co-president of OWU’s Campus Programming Board, which hosts each year’s concert. More…

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OWU Announces November Public Events Lineup

17 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its November 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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Noted Civil War Expert To Speak At OWU

9 Oct , 2019  

American Civil War and military history expert Joseph T. Glatthaar, Ph.D., will discuss “Generalship and Army Culture: A Study of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac” at 7:30 PM October 24 at Ohio Wesleyan University. More…

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Hispanic Film Festival Kicks Off On Thursday

2 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2019 Hispanic Film Festival kicks off October 3 and continues through November 12, showcasing five movies from Spain and Latin America.

Each free screening will be held from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in Room 312 of the R.W. Corns Building, 78 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Some films may contain mature themes and language. All screenings will conclude with a discussion led by Ohio Wesleyan students and faculty. This year’s featured films include: More…

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OWU Professor’s Soon-To-Be-Published Book To Also Become Feature Film

25 Sep , 2019  

Amy Butcher recalls sitting in the passenger seat of “Mothertrucker” Joy Wiebe’s 59-foot tanker and watching in admiration and awe as the veteran truck driver maneuvered Alaska’s 414-mile Dalton Highway to deliver fuel to Prudhoe Bay.

Even then, Butcher, an award-winning essayist and assistant professor of English at Ohio Wesleyan University, knew the moment held special significance. “God brought you to me,” Butcher recalls Wiebe telling her several times during their time together in April 2018. “He wants you to tell my story.” More…

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