Life in Delaware County, Ohio Wesleyan University

Painting The Town: Delaware Mural Project Workshops This Weekend

1 May , 2019  

The public is invited to participate in one or two three-hour workshops May 4 and May 5 to help inspire “Art for Everybody: The Delaware Mural Project,” a plan to create painted murals in downtown Delaware. The events are organized by Ohio Wesleyan University’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum. More…

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OWU Alumnus Earns Competitive National Science Foundation Award

30 Apr , 2019  

Nathan Scinto-Madonich’s interest in plant research is rooted in his classes and laboratory research at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Now pursuing a doctorate in plant science at Cornell University, Scinto-Madonich this month was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. Valued at $138,000, the three-year fellowship includes an annual research stipend of $34,000 and a yearly cost-of-education allowance of $12,000. He will conduct his research in the laboratory of Cornell professor Miguel Piñeros. More…

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Connecting With The World

21 Apr , 2019  

This past week, Ohio Wesleyan University announced the awarding of more than $107,300 in spring semester Theory-to-Practice Grants to support 17 OWU Connection experiences around the world.

The OWU Connection uses Theory-to-Practice Grants, Travel-Learning Courses, internships and externships, semester abroad opportunities, and more to help students think big (understand issues from multiple academic disciplines), go global (gain international perspective), and get real (translate classroom knowledge into real-world experience). More…

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A May Full Of Events and Commencement At OWU

17 Apr , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its May 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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OWU Accounting Fellows Named; Two Delaware Countians Included

16 Apr , 2019  

The Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship at Ohio Wesleyan University has selected six students as 2019-2020 Accounting Fellows. Being selected as fellows gives the students access to enhanced internship, research, and other opportunities.

Two of these students have a Delaware County home base. More…

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City, University Create Public Utilities Internship

7 Apr , 2019  

The City of Delaware and Ohio Wesleyan University signed a memorandum of understanding this week creating a permanent OWU student internship within the city’s Department of Public Utilities and formalizing additional opportunities for city-campus collaboration.

The agreement creates one public utilities internship each semester for which the selected Ohio Wesleyan student will receive course credit. More…

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Learn About The Lifelong Learning Institute

4 Apr , 2019  

Area residents are invited to go back to school this fall through the new Lifelong Learning Institute at Ohio Wesleyan University. The classes won’t include term papers or tests, but instead will create fun, engaging ways for older adults to continue to learn and grow.

The community is invited to learn more about the Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) during a free “sampler” event from 10 AM to noon May 4 in the Benes Rooms of Ohio Wesleyan’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. More…

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OWU Shares Full Slate Of April Public Events

31 Mar , 2019  

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

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Poetry Reading To Feature Poet, Filmmaker, And Artist

28 Mar , 2019  

Poet, filmmaker, and artist D.A. Powell is known for his concentration on contemporary culture and topics related to the AIDS crisis. Of his work, New York Times critic Stephen Burt has said, “No accessible poet of his generation is half as original, and no poet as original is this accessible.”

Powell will read his poetry at Ohio Wesleyan University at 4 PM on April 4 in Room 301 of Merrick Hall, 65 S. Sandusky Sreet., Delaware. His presentation is free and open to public. More…

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From Spain To Ohio: Troupe To Present Play

21 Mar , 2019  

The Spanish theatre company Teatro Inverso (Inverse Theatre) will present “Rosaura,” a contemporary adaptation of the 17th century Spanish comedy “Life is a Dream” March 24 at Ohio Wesleyan University. More…

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“This Above All Else: To Thy Own Self Be True”

18 Mar , 2019  

Revenge, lost love, ambition and greed, betrayal, and the question of good versus evil. These issues churn at the core of Shakespeare’s best-known play, “Hamlet,” being performed April 12-14 at Ohio Wesleyan University.

“ ‘Hamlet’ is as timely today as it was when Shakespeare wrote it around 1601,” said theatre professor Elane Denny-Todd, director of the OWU performance. “It was written and produced near the mid-point of Shakespeare’s playwriting career. More…

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Nationally-Known Comedian To Headline Bishop Bash

16 Mar , 2019  

Thinking of doing anything other than attending Ohio Wesleyan University’s Bishop Bash on March 30? Cut it out!

Comedian Dave Coulier, best known as “Uncle Joey” from the ABC television series “Full House,” will perform at OWU’s Bishop Bash 2019. The performance will take place at 7 PM March 30 in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St. More…

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Rural China Expert To Speak

28 Feb , 2019  

Researcher and rural China expert Christopher Coggins will present “God Mountains and Fengshui Forests: China’s Village Watersheds as Relict Sacred Space in the Anthropocene” when he speaks March 7 at Ohio Wesleyan University. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Ohio Wesleyan University

Community Film Series Sponsored By OWU

17 Feb , 2019  

This past week we shared a post about the upcoming Documentary Film Festival coming to Ohio Wesleyan University later this month.

As it turns out, that’s not the only film event hitting Delaware County this spring.

The Community Film Series returns to the Strand Theatre this year for seven weeks in March and April. The annual series is a collaboration between the historic movie theatre, 28 E. Winter St., Delaware, and the Ohio Wesleyan University Department of English and Film Studies Program. More…

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Documentary Film Festival To Showcase Student Filmakers

13 Feb , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University student-filmmakers will screen and discuss their works at 7 PM on February 22 during the 15th Annual OWU Documentary Film Festival. The free event will be held in Benes Room B of OWU’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware.

All of the student-filmmakers were enrolled fall semester in the university’s Ethnographic and Documentary Film and Filmmaking class, taught by Mary Howard, Ph.D., professor of sociology/anthropology, and Chuck Della Lana, director of media services. More…

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