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Campuswide News & Events
- Black World Studies Department T-Shirts for Sale!
Show your support for the Black World Studies department by buying a T-shirt! The link to purchase them can be found here: https://www.bonfire.com/owu-black-world-studies-2019/. Short- sleeved T-shirts are $12, Long- sleeved are $15, and Crewneck sweaters are (READ MORE)
- TODAY @ Noon – Student I-Cubed Lectures (FREE PIZZA)
Join us for the 2nd Annual Student I-Cubed Lectures today, April 25, at noon in Merrick Hall, 3rd Floor! Come hear OWU students deliver 3-minute lectures with ideas, insight and imagination on a variety of topics! (READ MORE)
- April 30 @ 4 p.m. – Join the Conversation about the Diversity Credit!
Since April 1, SIAC of WCSA has posted flyers all around campus showing feedback received for the Diversity Credit Survey. We want to continue to hear your thoughts so we are holding a Talk Back (READ MORE)
- TODAY @ 7 p.m. – Black World Studies Sexual and Reproductive Health Lecture
The Black World Studies program invites you to a lecture titled “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Tanzania: Opportunities and Challenges” with Dr. Cecelia Makafu. The lecture will be held today, April 25, from (READ MORE)
- TODAY @ 4 p.m. – Icelandic Megaviruses? Racial Inequality in Education? Learn More at the Student Symposium
Ever wonder about racial inequality in special education? Or megaviruses in Iceland? These are just a couple of topics being presented at the spring Student Symposium! The spring Student Symposium showcases the research and creative (READ MORE)
- Beginning April 28 – Extended Hours for OWU Libraries
End-of-semester hours including reading and finals days for the OWU Libraries can be viewed by visiting http://library.owu.edu/hours. Updates or changes to these hours will also be posted to the hours page on our website. Please note that (READ MORE)
- Traveling abroad soon? FREE Online Training Modules Available
The International & Off-Campus Programs office has produced FREE online Health & Safety pre-departure training modules for anyone traveling abroad this summer or next fall. The training is mandatory for all school-sponsored international travel (TPGs, (READ MORE)
- Congratulation to the Newest Inductees of Phi Sigma Iota!
Congratulations to the newest members of the Foreign Language Honorary Society, Phi Sigma Iota, who will be inducted into membership tomorrow, April 26, in a ceremony hosted by the Department of Modern Foreign Languages. The (READ MORE)
- Vote for 2019-2020 Zoology Student Board
There will be four senior representatives, two junior representatives, and two sophomore representatives elected. Voting closes April 26th, and candidates will be notified April 28th. The decision will be publicly announced at the Zoology Department (READ MORE)
- April 28 @ 1 p.m. – POOCHELLA with Pet Pals!
Come to the JAYwalk on Sun., April 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. for OWU Pet Pals’ annual event POOCHELLA! There will be dogs, vendors, Dan’s Deli, live music and fun activities. Everyone and every (READ MORE)
- Support the Bishops at Athletic Events Today!
Softball will play today, April 25, at 3:30 p.m. against the University of Mount Union at Margaret Sagan Field. Be sure to stop by Sagan and cheer for the Bishops! Admission is free for students (READ MORE)
- April 29 @ Noon – Travel the Silk Road with Honors Class CMLT 100.2
Stressed about end of the semester exams and papers? Why don’t you take a trip to a land far far away from Central Ohio. How about the Silk Road? If you would like to a (READ MORE)
- April 27 @ 10:40 a.m. – Women’s Lacrosse Senior Day
Come out on Sat. morning, April 27, and celebrate Senior Day with OWU’s women’s lacrosse team. Start celebrating with the team at 10:40 a.m. and stay for the 11:00 a.m. game. Come cheer on your (READ MORE)
- Passover Friendly Meals
Check out our Passover friendly lunch options each day this week in the Marketplace and our dinner options in Smith! OWU Sponsoring Organization/Office: AVI Fresh. Contact: Alexis Roach at email@example.com.
- Sell your books! Return your Rentals! Get Deals
Need Cash? Sell your books! Doesn’t matter where you bought them, bring them to the OWU Campus Store and we’ll buy them. We buy for future semester courses and partner with a wholesaler to provide (READ MORE)
- April 28 @ 2 p.m. – Spring Dance Showcase In Honor of Jill Becker, Dance Instructor and Lecturer
Please join us in honoring Jill Becker at the Spring Dance Showcase. Each dance class will present work in celebration of Jill Becker’s enduring love for the art of dance as she enters her retirement (READ MORE)
Faculty/Staff News & Events
- Blackboard Baseline Course Design
Want to use Blackboard Ultra courses but don’t want to spend hours setting up your syllabus and class materials? Let us do it for you! To opt-in, provide a copy of the class syllabus to (READ MORE)
- Congratulations to Faculty and Department Adoption voucher winners!
Thank you to all faculty who have submitted their adoption information for Summer Term and Fall Semester! The two winners of the random drawing from all faculty who had completed their adoptions by the deadline (READ MORE)
Student News & Events
- April 26 @ 7:30 p.m. – Babbling Bishops Senior Show!
Come check out the Babbling Bishops’ final show of the year! Exhausted by the semester? Thinking of skipping those last two days of classes? Be rejuvenated and regain your will to live by watching our (READ MORE)
- Celebrate Culture, Language, and Art with HOLD
Love art? Connected with your culture? Speak or study another language? Then the CAL Gallery is perfect for you. The CAL Gallery 2019: What Ties Us Together is an interactive art gallery that celebrates language, (READ MORE)
- Register to join the 2019 Marching Bishops!
Registration for the Marching Bishops is now open! Join us for our second season on piccolo, flute, clarinet, alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, mellophone, baritone, sousaphone, percussion or in the color guard. With more than (READ MORE)
- Graduates – Participate in Lavender Graduation!
Calling all LGBTQ+ graduating students! If you plan on graduating this coming May (or graduating early in December 2019), the Spectrum Resource Center and OMSA want to invite you to participate in Lavender Graduation! The (READ MORE)
- eTranscripts are here!
The Registrar’s Office is pleased to announce the roll out of OWU’s new electronic transcript feature through the National Student Clearinghouse. Save a tree and save money, too! To order a transcript, visit www.getmytranscript.com and select the (READ MORE)
- Hiring a Student Writer for 2019-2020!
The Office of University Communications is hiring a student for the 2019-2020 academic year to help with writing and editing. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable writing and editing skills, with an interest in public relations (READ MORE)
- Improve Your Writing!
The Writing Center offers feedback and advice on any kind of writing in any class, at any stage of the writing process–from brainstorming ideas to polishing sentences to checking citation formats. Visit us during walk-in (READ MORE)
- Join SAGE!
The Sexuality and Gender Equality House is looking for a new member for the 2019-2020 year! We believe that everyone has different experiences based on the intersections of their identities of age, race, class, sexuality, (READ MORE)
- April 26 – Deadline to Petition for Any Reason
Noon on Fri., April 26 is the deadline to petition the Academic Status Committee for special permission (correction to your Spring 2019 registration, change in exam time for those with 3-exams in one day, Fall (READ MORE)
- April 27 @ 9 p.m. – Drag Bingo and Mocktails with PRIDE!
Join PRIDE this Sat., April 27, in Milligan Hub from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. for Drag Bingo and Mocktails! There will be drag performances in between rounds of bingo and mocktails will be served (READ MORE)
- Small Grant Program — closing for 18/19 academic year
The Small Grant Program will be ending soon for the 2018/2019 academic year. Over 50 grants have already been awarded and funding is running out. If you have questions, stop by the OWU Connection Programs (READ MORE)
- April 30 – Need to talk? Join OWU’s Peer-to-Peer Support Group!
On Tues., April 30, at 7:00 p.m. in Ham-Wil, Room 311, Active Minds is hosting the first ever student-lead peer support group. This group is open to students who are living with a mental health (READ MORE)
- Check Your Account for Suspicious Activity!
Regularly review your account for unfamiliar or suspicious activity. The “Activity on this account” report provides information about the last activity on your mail account and any concurrent activity. It will show the access type (READ MORE)
- April 26 @ 9 p.m. – Come to Paint Party @ Tree House
Come join the members of Tree House as we host our annual Paint Party! Wear white, bring your pals, and get excited to get a little messy! Who: You. What: Paint Party. When: Friday, April (READ MORE)
- Free Ink for a Fellow Printer
I have ink for a fellow printer. The ink is TN310 Black, Cyan, Magenta and Yellow. If you can use this, it is yours free of charge. Come to the duplicating department to claim. OWU (READ MORE)
- Help our Research Project by Taking a Short Survey
Hello Everyone, Luke Herrmann and I are conducting a research project for our Behavioral Economics class with Professor Yazar. We would greatly appreciate it if you could take some time out of your day to (READ MORE)
- Mini Fridge and Futon For Sale
I am graduating and no longer have a need for my mini fridge or futon. The fridge works great and has a freezer box inside. There are 3 shelf spaces inside as well as several (READ MORE)
- FOUND – Car Keys
Students, if you have lost your car keys please come to the student involvement office to collect them. You must be able to describe the keys in order to receive them. OWU Sponsoring Organization/Office: Student (READ MORE)
- Lost keys
I misplaced my keys in Ham-Wil. The have a KKG key chain with an orange key reading “key I haven’t lost yet”. If you see them, you can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org OWU Sponsoring Organization/Office: email@example.com (READ MORE)