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29 Mar , 2020  

Ohio Wesleyan’s Ross Art Museum Launches 3D Tour of Current Exhibit

For art lovers feeling a bit deprived these days, Ohio Wesleyan University’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum is serving up a new visual – and virtual – feast.

“In this moment of global change and uncertainty, it is so important to connect to things that bring us inspiration, insight, and joy,” said Erin Fletcher, director of the Ross Art Museum. “Even though the doors to our building are closed, the Ross Museum staff are still at work. We encourage everyone to be safe, stay well, and follow us on Facebook.” More…

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OWU Announces Coronavirus Protocols; Cancels In-Person Classes

11 Mar , 2020  

On Tuesday, following the recommendations of the Ohio Department of Health and Governor DeWine, Ohio Wesleyan University implemented the following protocols to help stem the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus): More…

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Learning, Growing, Connecting Through OWU Funded Experiences

2 Mar , 2020  

Caring for baby penguins in South Africa. Learning about climate adaptation from lizards in France. Interning with a Washington, D.C.-based think tank.

Ohio Wesleyan University students will complete these academic, research, and internship experiences – and others – using more than $42,000 in newly awarded Theory-to-Practice Grants, part of The OWU Connection program.

Ohio Wesleyan awards three rounds of the competitive, university-funded grants each academic year – one round during fall semester and two in the spring. More…

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Comedian And Actress To Perform At 2020 Bishop Bash

26 Feb , 2020  

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Comedian, actress, and writer Nicole Byer, host of Netflix’s Emmy-nominated competitive baking series “Nailed It,” will perform at Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2020 Bishop Bash.

Byer will take the stage at 7 PM on April 3 in the Benes Rooms inside OWU’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. The show is intended for mature audiences. More…

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OWU Mock Convention Poll Identifies Top Issues, Candidates

24 Feb , 2020  

For students at Ohio Wesleyan University, the top five issues affecting the 2020 presidential election are, in order of importance, climate change, student loan debt, immigration, abortion, and LGBTQ rights.

More than 300 Ohio Wesleyan students took the survey last month in classes representing all grade levels and multiple academic disciplines. It was administered during 11 AM classes on a designated Friday to capture a random sample of student interests and opinions. More…

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Faculty Exhibition Opens This Coming Week At the Ross Art Museum

22 Feb , 2020  

Ohio Wesleyan University’s fine arts faculty will share their latest creations and expertise in “From the Studio,” a new exhibition on display from February 25 through April 5 at the university’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum. A free, public reception with the OWU artists will be held at 5 PM on February 26 at the museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

In explaining their 2019-2020 biennial exhibit, the artists state: More…

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OWU March Public Event Lineup Released

18 Feb , 2020  

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its March 2020 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 Battling Bishop athletics events, visit www.battlingbishops.com. More…

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OWU Alum Inducted Into Hall Of Excellence

15 Feb , 2020  

Ohio Wesleyan University graduate Kara J. Trott, Class of 1983, is being inducted into The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC) Hall of Excellence as a powerful example of the value of a liberal arts education.

Trott of Columbus, Ohio, is the founder and CEO of Quantum Health Inc., a first-of-its-kind consumer healthcare navigation and care coordination company that helps guide consumers through the sometimes daunting and disorienting healthcare experience. More…

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Mock Presidential Convention Coming To OWU

10 Feb , 2020  

Ohio Wesleyan University students will select presidential and vice presidential candidates and approve a national Democratic Party platform during OWU’s 2020 Mock Presidential Convention.

The two-day event, replicating a U.S. nominating convention, will take place February 21-22 in University Hall’s Gray Chapel, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. The public is invited to attend the free event, first held on campus in 1884. More…

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OWU Again Named Among America’s Best Value Colleges

7 Feb , 2020  

Ohio Wesleyan University is among only 200 colleges and universities nationwide included on The Princeton Review’s new list of schools that offer “a superb education with great career preparation and at an affordable price.”

“The schools we name as our Best Value Colleges for 2020 comprise only 7% of the nation’s four-year colleges,” Robert Franek, editor-in-chief, said in announcing the new list this week. More…

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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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