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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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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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Delaware Man Indicted For OWU Burglary

9 Feb , 2019  

A Delaware County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against 26-year-old Chaz Allen Holland, of Delaware.

Charges come after police responded to eight reports of missing property from buildings on the OWU campus between the dates of July 12, 2018 and November 25, 2018. More…

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Hot Chicken Takeover At OWU

7 Feb , 2019  

It’s a bit of a chicken theme today on 1808Delaware!

Joe DeLoss, founder, owner, and head fryer of Columbus-based Hot Chicken Takeover, will discuss his company’s efforts to provide supportive jobs for people working to overcome past incarceration, homelessness, and other barriers to successful employment, during a moderated chat February 21 at Ohio Wesleyan University.

DeLoss will speak at 7:30 PM in Benes Room B of the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. His presentation will be a fireside-style chat moderated by 2006 Ohio Wesleyan alumnus Dan Sharpe, vice president for community research and grants management for The Columbus Foundation. More…


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OWU Named Among National Leaders In “Best Value Colleges”

2 Feb , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University is among only 200 schools nationwide recommended by The Princeton Review® for college-shopping students who seek “affordable, academically outstanding colleges that stand out for their success at guiding students to rewarding careers.”

The accolade comes in The Princeton Review’s newest guidebook, “The Best Value Colleges: 200 Schools with Exceptional ROI for Your Tuition Investment” released January 29. More…

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Museum Exhibit Is Showcase Of African American Artists

29 Jan , 2019  

The newest exhibit at Ohio Wesleyan University’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum is a first-of-its-kind showcase of African American artists curated by Bettye J. Stull, former longtime curator for The Martin Luther King Jr. Performing and Cultural Arts Complex in Columbus.

Stull’s “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow” display includes 30 regional artists highlighting the talents of those who are emerging, established, or no longer with us. More…

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Bishop Backers Winter Community Day 2019 Coming Up

26 Jan , 2019  

You’re invited to join the Bishop Backers on February 16 for Winter Community Day 2019, a free Delaware celebration held in Ohio Wesleyan University’s Branch Rickey Arena and Gordon Field House on the OWU campus.

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


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Ohio Wesleyan Events Cancelled

19 Jan , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced the cancellation and rescheduling of activities because of the possible impact of Winter Storm Harper on travel and safety.

Due to impending inclement weather, the following events originally scheduled for Saturday-Monday, January 19-21, 2019, have been canceled and/or rescheduled: More…


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A Full February At OWU

16 Jan , 2019  

On Tuesday, Ohio Wesleyan University announced its February 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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Strike Up The Band!

14 Jan , 2019  

Lovers of instrumental music are in luck this coming weekend as Ohio Wesleyan University hosts the 55th Annual President’s High School Band Festival.

This decades-long tradition takes place on Saturday, January 19 and will feature high school musicians from around the region as well as OWU’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble, conducted by Professor Larry Griffin. More…

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OWU Seeks Public Comments Prior To Accreditation Evaluation

12 Jan , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University is seeking comments from the public about the college in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. All comments must be received by February 4.

The university will host a visit March 4-5 from a team of peer reviewers representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The team will review Ohio Wesleyan’s ongoing ability to meet HLC criteria for accreditation. More…