Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Hosting Elections Researcher

11 Sep , 2020  

Rachel Bitecofer, Ph.D., elections researcher and public policy expert, will discuss “Fear and Loathing in the 2020 Election: The Negative Partisanship Forecasting Model” during an Ohio Wesleyan University virtual lecture at 7 PM on September 16..

Bitecofer’s online presentation represents Ohio Wesleyan’s 2020 Benjamin F. Marsh Lecture Series on Public Affairs. Registration is required for the Zoom presentation by visiting owu.edu/MarshLecture.

The senior fellow, elections, for the Washington, D.C.-based Niskanen Center, Bitecofer says negative partisanship is fueling the American people and influencing the 2020 election. Negative partisanship is the idea that voters form their political opinions based on disliking the other party. More…


Life in Delaware County

From OWU To The World

4 Nov , 2019  

Travel guide author and Ohio Wesleyan University graduate Cameron Hewitt returns to campus November 14 to discuss his journey “From OWU to the World,” including his work with public television personality and European travel expert Rick Steves.

Hewitt, OWU Class of 1998, will speak at 7PM in Benes Room B of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. His free presentation is part of Ohio Wesleyan’s 2019-2020 Sagan National Colloquium. More…

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Fighting For Freedom

11 Mar , 2019  

The next program from the Delaware County Historical Society will present a speaker focusing on African American contributions to the American Civil War. Entitled “Fighting for Freedom: The United States Colored Troops in the Civil War,” the evening will feature Anthony Gibbs, Local History Department Manager at the Ohio History Connection and traveling artist. More…



Vignettes To Tell Story Of The Underground Railroad In Delaware County

27 Jan , 2019  

The next public program of the Delaware County Historical Society, “Voices of the Underground Railroad,” will present a poignant look at the way that escaping slaves impacted Delaware County in the years before the Civil War.

It will take place at William Street United Methodist Church, 28 West William Street in downtown Delaware on Wednesday, February 13 at 7 PM. More…

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Life in Delaware County

The Basics Of Brewing Beer

24 Jan , 2019  

As any beer afficiando will tell you, brewing beer is an art form. The right ingredients and process are necessary for the perfect product.

This Saturday, learn about the basics of beer brewing as the owners of Staas Brewing Company in Delaware come to speak at the Orange Branch of the Delaware County District Library. More…