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Campuswide News & Events
- #Never Again: A Message from WCSA
Dear OWU Campus Community, Thirty-seven days ago, a mass shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. Tomorrow, the March For Our Lives will take place all around the country. This march (READ MORE)
- March 23 – Great Decisions: ‘China and America: The New Geopolitical Equation,’ Ji Young Choi
Ji Young Choi, Ph.D., Department of Politics and Government, will present the March 23 Great Decisions lecture. The free community discussion series is designed to encourage debate and discussion of the role of the United States (READ MORE)
- Women’s Week Begins MONDAY!
For the week of March 26-31, SAGE brings you our annual Women’s Week! Join us for some fabulously feminist events each day of the week! Monday: Feminism in Academia Panel. Tuesday: Intersectional Feminism in Pop Culture. (READ MORE)
- My Chromosomes Do Not Define Me
A zine about intersectionality, gender, and feminism will be distributed throughout Hamilton-Williams, Merrick Hall, and Beeghly Library. The zine was a house project completed by a member of SAGE and discusses the struggles of being (READ MORE)
- March 29 – Take Back the Night
Take Back the Night is an uplifting call to action to end sexual assault and empower survivors. This year it will take place on Thurs., March 29 and consist of a rally and candlelit march. (READ MORE)
- March 28 – FREE Spring HIV Clinic
On March 28 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., the Delaware General Health District will be holding a free HIV testing clinic in the Student Health Center in Stuyvesant Hall. The signup process is completely (READ MORE)
- March 23 – March for Our Lives Kick-Off Rally
If you are going to the March for Our Lives or if you are interested in anti-gun violence actions currently taking place in OWU, YDSA is holding a kick-off rally for the march during the (READ MORE)
- March 24 – Columbus Anti-Gun Violence March for Our Lives
We cannot let another child, school or public place fall victim to a mass shooting again. Gun violence is something that we need to protest together, all raising our voices as one to create change. (READ MORE)
- Sunday – Symphonic Wind Ensemble Spring Concert
Join Ohio Wesleyan’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble for their spring concert on Sun., March 25, 2018 at 3:15 p.m. in Gray Chapel. OWU Sponsoring Organization/Office: Music Department. Contact: Jasmine Spitzer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- April 6 – Phi Gamma Jamma Concert
Phi Gamma Delta will be hosting the inaugural “Phi Gamma Jamma” Concert on the JAYwalk from 8:30-11:30 p.m. on April 6. Book donations will be going to the island of Fiji and cash donations will be split (READ MORE)
- March 28 – Blind Date With a Book!
Find your next literary love with the English Department’s second annual Blind Date With a Book! We will have over twenty library books gift-wrapped with a short description on the paper. You can walk around, (READ MORE)
- March 23 – Reception/Lecture by Shadman Zafar ’94, Head of Digital at Citi
Please join alumnus Shadman Zafar ‘94, for a networking reception and lecture at 4:10 p.m. on Fri., March 23 in Merrick Hall, Room 301. Shadman is a graduate of the OWU Math and Computer Science Department and is a (READ MORE)
- March 23 – Tournees Film Festival: “Things to Come”
You are cordially invited to join us for the fourth Tournees film, “Things to Come,” introduced by Caroline Shaffer and Katherine Romeo. In this film, Mia Hansen-Løve remains faithful to her calling as a chronicler (READ MORE)
- March 23 and 24 – Theatre Department Senior Projects
Gremlins and little girls, hippies and representatives from Hell – there’s nothing quite like a night at the theater! Seniors Kacie Iuvara, Alanna Easley, Rachel Scherrer, TJ Galamba and Audrey Castañeda Walker present their capstone (READ MORE)
- March 26 – Tournees Film Festival Screening of “Fatima”
Dr. Sokolsky will introduce “Fatima,” one of Philippe Faucon’s films about members of the French population traditionally left off-screen. A sharp observation of the harsh realities of the immigrant experience is balanced against an inspiring (READ MORE)
- March 27 – Park Avenue Jazz Band: Spring Concert
Join the Park Avenue Jazz Band for their Spring Concert on Tues., March 27, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. in Gray Chapel. OWU Sponsoring Organization/Office: Music Department. Contact: Jasmine s at email@example.com.
- March 25 – Come Support CASA at KATs and Bats!
This Sunday is Kappa Alpha Theta’s annual philanthropy event, KATs and Bats! Come play some whiffle ball, grab some food, play some corn hole and hear from a CASA representative. Want to make a team? (READ MORE)
- March 31 – OWU Climate Change Workshop, RSVP by March 26
The Anthropocene, the era in which humans have become the dominating factor to the global climate, is a period in the geologic history. This free workshop, supported by the Mellon Foundation, is an attempt to (READ MORE)
Faculty/Staff News & Events
- Faculty/Staff Regalia Rental for Commencement 2018
Request your rental regalia today by placing your order via bishopbuy. The bishopbuy site address is owu.edu/bishopbuy. Login with your OWU credentials. Please complete the Faculty Commencement Regalia Rental form on the home page. Contact the (READ MORE)
Student News & Events
- 2018 Literary Awards. Open to ALL Students! DEADLINE April 3, 4 p.m.
Submit by genre. You may submit to more than one. The five genres are: ~Academic/Scholarly ~Creative Non-Fiction ~Fiction ~Playwriting/Screenwriting ~Poetry A completed submission information form must accompany your submission (available in Sturges 205) Place submissions (READ MORE)
- Are You a Campus Leader?
Are you a leader on campus? Do you like free raffles? Complete the leadership topics survey below for a chance to win 1 of 5 prizes from the OWU Bookstore. It’ll take no more than (READ MORE)
- Senior Seminar Preregistration Open NOW
Rising senior advisees and students with majors in Business Administration, Economics and Management Economics must pre-register now for the required senior seminar. This applies to both FALL and SPRING semester. Please stop by the Economics (READ MORE)
- March 26 – Alumni Webinar W/ Dolphin and Sea Lion Trainer Katelyn Nance ’14
Hear from Katelyn Nance ’14 about her work as a dolphin and sea lion trainer and her journey from OWU student to marine mammal specialist. From zoology major through multiple internships and into the professional (READ MORE)
- TONIGHT! Minute to Win It Game Night
Looking for something to do tonight? Look no further! This is your chance to show off your skills (no experience required) and win prizes! Oh-Weekends presents Minute to Win It Game Night for all students (READ MORE)
- March 28 – “The Secret Life of Dogs” Screening
Come join us as we put on a FREE documentary about our special relationship with dogs. The documentary will explore the reasons we bond and how they seem to read our emotions so well. It (READ MORE)
- March 31 – Trans/Non-Binary Pool Party
Calling all guys, gals, and non-binary pals to the best pool party of the year! Meet fellow trans and non-binary folk all while enjoying a night out of swimming, tunes, and pizza. Feel free to (READ MORE)
- March 27 – Spring Break Interfaith Service Celebration and Diaper Party!
Next Tuesday evening, come celebrate with the Spring Break Interfaith Service Teams and Faith-based clubs in the Benes Rooms in Ham-Wil! Learn more about the Service Teams’ experiences and gain the opportunity to help children. Tauheed, (READ MORE)
- Seniors! On-Campus Interviews With Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is holding on-campus interviews for graduating seniors interested in full-time research positions. Majors of interest include: Psychology, HHK, Biology, Chemistry, Zoology, pre-med or related discipline. Candidates should have previous research experience and (READ MORE)
- Clubs: Looking for Campus ‘How To’ Information?
You can find lots of information on the Student Involvement Office web page, like the “How to at OWU” Guide and informative YouTube clips https://www.owu.edu/about/offices-services/student-involvement-office/youtube-videos/ OWU Sponsoring Organization/Office: Student Involvement Office. Contact: Nancy Rutkowski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- March 25 Deadline – Intramural 3v3 Basketball and Soccer Sign Up
Intramural 3v3 Basketball & Soccer sign up deadline is this Sun., March 25 at Midnight, so it is time to grab your team and get involved! Registration can be done on IMLeagues.com/OWU or in Edwards Gymnasium, (READ MORE)
- March 26 – WCSA Town Hall Meeting
Do you have any comments, concerns, or questions for your student government? Come to WCSA’s Town Hall to have your voice heard! Town Hall will be held in Corns 312 at 12:05 p.m. Monday, March 26. Source: (READ MORE)
- March 23 – Graduate School Advice For Medical School and PhD Programs!
Interested in hearing students give advice about graduate school interviews and the process as a whole? Women In STEM is hosting an event that will allow students to hear graduating students speak on their experience (READ MORE)
- April 1 – Theory-to-Practice Grant Program
The deadline for submitting proposals for the last Round of the Theory-to-Practice Grant Program for the 2017/2018 Academic Year is Sun., April 1 at 11:59 p.m. Please see www.owu.edu/tpg for more information. OWU Sponsoring Organization/Office: OWU Connection Programs. Contact: (READ MORE)
- April 2 – Want Krispy Kreme? Place an Order With Pet Pals
Next week, place your order for Krispy Kreme doughnuts. Pet Pals will be tabling March 26-30 in the Ham-Wil Atrium. Please pay in cash. The doughnuts will be delivered right to your dorm room on April 2. They (READ MORE)
- March 25 – Food Trucks, Comedy and Magic!
Looking for a break from school work and laundry this Sunday, March 25? Grab dinner from food trucks – Dan’s Deli, Seven Little Sliders and/or Mike’s Late Night Slice (BYOM – Bring your own money) – (READ MORE)
- Student Involvement Office – WORK IT Series for Clubs & Organizations
The Student Involvement Office (SIO) is offering a series of workshops on How to Make Your Club & Organizations WORK! Workshops will be led by students & SIO staff. Come to as many as you’d (READ MORE)
- Interested in Joining Student Government?
Are you interested in representing the student body and developing your leadership skills? WCSA enables students to address the concerns of campus and work to create a more positive experience at OWU for all. The (READ MORE)
- Extended Deadline March 23- Apply to Be a Mentor for the OMSA Summer Bridge Program
OMSA Summer Bridge Program is a newly established program under the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs which allows new incoming students, prior to orientation, to participate in a three-week program designed to help them strengthen (READ MORE)
- Leadership Fellowships Available!
Develop the transferable skills and work experience employers want! Apply for a Leadership Fellowship in the Student Involvement Office. Fellowships require 2 voluntary hours a week and tasks include developing leadership presentations, presenting at conferences, (READ MORE)
- April 5 – 2018-19 Travel-Learning Course Info Fair!
Are you interested in taking a Travel-Learning Course (TLC) next year? If so, plan to attend the Information Fair at noon on Thurs., April 5, on the first floor of Merrick Hall. Applications for two fall TLC’s will (READ MORE)
- April 5 – Culture Cafe Open Mic
Culture Cafe is an open mic style performance night hosted in the cafe area of Beeghly Library! Poets, musicians, dancers, storytellers and other artists are welcome. Come support your fellow Bishops on Thurs., April 5 at (READ MORE)
- Yoga Class in Stuy!
Finish the first day of your week with a class designed to help you get in tune with your breath, move your body to relieve stress, and let go of tension. Perfect for beginners and (READ MORE)
- TODAY – Cotton Candy for CASA in the Atrium
Come to Ham-Wil today during the lunch hour for some cotton candy, available for $1. All proceeds go to Theta’s philanthropy, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Want to join the whiffle ball tournament? Sign up (READ MORE)
- Deadline March 26 – Scholarship Opportunity: Sophomores Interested in Entrepreneurship
Are you a sophomore who is interested in entrepreneurship? Apply for the Corns Business and Entrepreneurial Scholars Program. This two-year program combines classroom knowledge with daily business application and challenges, putting you a step ahead (READ MORE)