Business, Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Adds New STEM Major to Prepare Students for 21st Century Economy Careers

5 Feb , 2020  

This fall,  Ohio Wesleyan University is adding a new major in quantitative economics that prepares students to analyze economic issues, explore theories, and predict future conditions using statistical procedures and mathematical models.

Potential careers for quantitative economics majors include financial analyst, economic forecaster, investment banker, benefits analyst, and other jobs requiring workers skilled in interpreting, analyzing, and presenting data. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan To Host Mark Lomax & The Urban Art Ensemble

2 Feb , 2020  

Critically acclaimed composer, recording artist, drummer, activist, and educator Mark Lomax II and The Urban Art Ensemble will present “400: An Afrikan Epic – Blues in August” in a free performance at 8 PM March 17 at Ohio Wesleyan University.

The group will perform in Gray Chapel inside Ohio Wesleyan’s University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Mark Lomax & The Urban Art Ensemble also includes Edwin Bayard on tenor sax and Dean Hulett on acoustic bass. More…

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History/Tourism, Ohio Wesleyan University

Landmarks Of Delaware County: Slocum Hall

29 Jan , 2020  

One of the historic gems on the campus of Ohio Wesleyan University is gaining new shine these days.

The University is undertaking an $11-million project to renovate Slocum Hall, including the restoration of its iconic Reading Room and its 70-foot-by-20-foot leaded glass ceiling. Slocum Hall is one of 10 locations on campus included on the National Register of Historic Places. More…


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26 Jan , 2020  

‘The Moment is Now’

Ohio Wesleyan Commemorates MLK Day at Two On-Campus Events In addition to hosting the 27th annual MLK Breakfast Celebration, Ohio Wesleyan University expanded its commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy this year with a new campus-wide gathering. Both events featured comments from Korie L.

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Speed Dating The Candidates At OWU

22 Jan , 2020  

Ohio Wesleyan University students will portray leading Democratic presidential candidates in a speed-dating-style event that allows other students and participants to meet the candidates, ask questions, and then switch as everyone searches for the perfect political partner.

The speed-daters will have about three minutes with each candidate, after which a buzzer will sound, and everyone will rotate to a different candidate. More…

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Catch An Exhibit At The Ross Art Museum

20 Jan , 2020  

Current Exhibits

The human figure has been one of the most intriguing and prominent subjects throughout the history of art. In selecting the works for this exhibit, we sought cohesive reflections between the two dimensional works from the museum’s collection and three dimensional works by contemporary ceramicists.

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OWU President Shares Thoughts On Possible Methodist Split

15 Jan , 2020  

Proposed split of United Methodist Church over LGBT issues is welcomed by Methodist college leaders

Leaders of Methodist colleges welcomed a recent proposal to split the United Methodist Church as a possible resolution to conflict over whether to remain affiliated with the church after it moved last year to strengthen prohibitions on the ordination of LGBT individuals and the performance of same-sex marriages.


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OWU Grant Aids Cancer Treatment Work

12 Jan , 2020  

Tiffin native earns grant to focus on cancer treatments

DELAWARE – One Tiffin native earned a grant to help with a research project focusing on treatment of cancer patients. Benjamin Arnold, of Tiffin, graduated from Columbian High School in 2016 and is a senior at Ohio Wesleyan University majoring in neuroscience and pre-medicine with minors in biology, chemistry and psychology.

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OWU Creates New International Scholarship Remembering Rutherford B. Hayes

11 Jan , 2020  

In 1878, U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes, a native of Delaware, took action that helped the Republic of Paraguay to survive and thrive.* Today, with the help of another Delaware president, Hayes continues to aid the South American country.

In October, Ohio Wesleyan University President Rock Jones met Ambassador Manuel Cáceres from the Embassy of Paraguay as part of the unveiling of the Hayes commemorative statue in downtown Delaware. Their discussions have resulted in a new Rutherford B. Hayes Scholarship Program that will benefit Paraguay’s best and brightest high school students. More…

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It’s Time For Winter Community Day

9 Jan , 2020  

You’re invited to join the Bishop Backers on January 25 for Winter Community Day 2020, a free Delaware celebration held in Ohio Wesleyan University’s Branch Rickey Arena and Gordon Field House, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

The family-friendly event will include free on-campus parking and free admission to both a Delaware Expo showcasing local nonprofits and businesses and an Ohio Wesleyan women’s and men’s varsity basketball doubleheader. More…

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A Year In The Life Of A University

30 Dec , 2019  

OWU in Review 2019

As we prepare to usher in 2020, here are some of our favorite 2019 highlights, including ranking No. 68 among all U.S. colleges for the percentage of STEM graduates who go on to earn doctorates in STEM fields and earning our best U.S. News & World Report ranking in 15 years.

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Explore New Visits At Perkins

28 Dec , 2019  

If you are curious about the latest astronomical updates and stargazing scoops, Ohio Wesleyan University’s Perkins Observatory has some out-of-this-world news for you.

Each month in 2020, Perkins Observatory, 3199 Columbus Pike (U.S. 23), will host a Thursday night “New Vistas in Astronomy” discussion. Experts from Ohio Wesleyan and The Ohio State University will share the latest space-related news and research during the mini-course, which is geared toward adults. More…

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