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Campuswide News & Events
- Feb. 24 – Instant Theatre: Wesleyan Players’ Second 23-Hour Play Festival
The 23-Hour Play Festival, Instant Theatre, is back! For 23 hours, club members of Wesleyan Players will write, direct, rehearse and prepare for an hour-long performance of six originally written 10-minute one acts on Sat., Feb. 24. (READ MORE)
- March 1 – 128th Merrick Lecture
The Religion Department at Ohio Wesleyan University presents the 128th Merrick Lecture, titled “Hope in a Time of Climate Change: A Conversation Between the Bible and Science.” The lecture will be presented by Dr. Carol (READ MORE)
- April 20 – Save the Date: Day on the JAY!
Mark your calendars! Day on the JAY will be Fri., April 20 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Come enjoy FREE food, music and activities to celebrate the spring semester. See you then! Start Date/Time: April 20, 2018 at 11:30 (READ MORE)
- Thursdays at 9 p.m. – Join Black Men of the Future for Meetings!
Black Men of the Future is committed to providing Ohio Wesleyan University with a positive image of black men by promoting the social and political welfare of black males and the community through community outreach, (READ MORE)
- Health Tip of the Week – Stick to a Sleep Schedule
Stick to a sleep schedule of the same bedtime and wake-up time, even on the weekends. This helps to regulate your body’s clock and could help you fall asleep and stay asleep for the night. (READ MORE)
- This Week – Help House of Spiritual Athletes Donate Food to Local Schools!
Many local students are on free and reduced lunch assistance programs. We are asking for PLASTIC peanut butter and jelly jars to send home with the kids as well as breakfast/granola bars for them to (READ MORE)
- TODAY – Science Lecture Series: Dr. Wendell Patton
TODAY the Science Lecture Series will host Dr. Wendell Patton, an Emeritus Professor of Zoology at Ohio Wesleyan University. The talk will be at 4:10 p.m., in SCSC Room 163. The lecture title is “Lives in (READ MORE)
- Feb. 24 – Rachel Ballitch, Soprano: Voice Recital
Join Rachel Ballitch, soprano, as she presents her voice recital! Selections include works by Handel, Mozart, Debussy, Bizet, Brahms and more. Her recital will take place in Jemison Auditorium on Sat., Feb. 4 at 7:00 (READ MORE)
- Feb. 24 – OWU’s Wireless Network to Be Down for Maintenance
On Sat., Feb. 24, the OWU wireless network (BishopNet and BishopGuest) will be down for a period between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. for software maintenance. OWU Sponsoring Organization/Office: Information Systems. Contact: Harold Wiebe at email@example.com.
- OWU Faculty, Staff and Student Golfers – Get Discounts at Oakhaven Golf Course!
We are proud to partner with Oakhaven Golf Course to offer discounted rates for golf and memberships for ALL Ohio Wesleyan faculty, staff and students. To take advantage of this offer, contact General Manager Todd (READ MORE)
- Feb. 23 – Great Decisions: ‘U.S. Global Engagement and the Military,’ Dennis Laich
Dennis Laich, Major General, U.S. Army (retired), will present the Feb. 23 Great Decisions lecture. The free community discussion series is designed to encourage debate and discussion of the role of the United States in (READ MORE)
- Feb. 23 – 14th Annual OWU Student Documentary Film Festival
On Feb. 23, the OWU Media Center and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology will be hosting the 14th Annual OWU Documentary Film Festival in Ham-Wil, Benes Room B. Five short OWU student-produced films will be (READ MORE)
- New Social Justice Major Calendar Has Launched!
The team behind the new Social Justice major is pleased to announce that the new SJ Calendar has launched! Within this Calendar are events that seek to promote activism, spur campus and community growth and (READ MORE)
Faculty/Staff News & Events
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Student News & Events
- Interested in Joining the the Women in STEM Floor?
The current Women in STEM floor is looking for five more residents to room with us again next year in Hayes. We have quads reserved together for what will be all 20 of us! No (READ MORE)
- FRIDAY – Open Mic Night!
Free food, live art, good times. Come share your music, poetry or any art expression to the OWU community at Oh-Weekend Open Mic Night! Come support your peers and stop by to enjoy free food (READ MORE)
- TODAY! – Rep on campus from Spanish Studies Abroad
Mackenzie Stevenson will be on campus TODAY sharing information and answering questions about off-campus study in Spanish speaking locations. Spanish Studies Abroad has designed its own innovative programming, specifically for U.S. students, with a focus (READ MORE)
- Want a Chance to Win One of SIX Available $100 Amazon Giftcards?
ATTN: STUDENTS I am junior psychology major working on a research project with Dr. Henderson regarding gender and leadership. To help with our research, we are asking you to participate in this online survey (~30-35 (READ MORE)
- Feb. 23 – Get Grilled Cheese Delivered to You!
Fri., Feb. 23, Women’s Ultimate Frisbee will be making and delivering grilled cheese sandwiches between 9 p.m. and 1 a.m. Each sandwich will be $2! To order, text (978) 437-0797 with your name, number of sandwiches and where you (READ MORE)
- Feb. 28 – Do You Have an Interest in Business, Entrepreneurship or Sales?
Then you need to come speak with Tom Williams ’72 on Wed., Feb. 28! Tom has had a successful career in the Sales and Entrepreneurship arena. He is passionate about providing insight into how to find (READ MORE)
- Feb. 26 – WCSA Townhall: Have Your Voice Heard!
Have a concern or issue involving dining, sustainability or anything pressing? Come to the first ever WCSA Townhall! Come around 12:30 p.m. to the Corns Building, Room 312 at the end of our full senate meeting to (READ MORE)
- Feb. 23 – Summer Study Abroad Information Session
If you are interested in studying abroad this summer, please attend an information meeting on Fri., Feb. 23, at NOON, in Merrick Hall, Room 201. Topics covered: courses, curriculum, credit, scholarships, popular programs and how to (READ MORE)
- TODAY is the SSRP Application Deadline
Applications for the 2018 Summer Science Research Program are due TODAY. Details for applying and project descriptions can be found at owu.edu/ssrp . OWU Sponsoring Organization/Office: SSRP. Contact: Laura Tuhela-Reuning at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Have You Voted for i-Cubed?
Visit the table in Ham-Wil from 11-1 today to nominate faculty for the i³ lectures! You can also follow this form to nominate up to three of your favorite OWU faculty members: www.owu.edu/i-vote Source: (READ MORE)
- Internship Spotlight: Performing Arts, Sustainability and NGOs!
Check out these amazing summer opportunities on Handshake! ~The Victory Gardens Theater Internship Program: https://owu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1260271 (Unpaid, Chicago, IL, Deadline March 23). ~Tesla Environmental, Health, Safety, Sustainability Internship: https://owu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1200957?ref=recommendation-collections-show (Paid, Palo Alto, CA, Deadline May 25). ~United Way of the (READ MORE)
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