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Campuswide News & Events
- Nominate a Deserving Individual for a You Are OWU Award
The You Are OWU Award recognizes students, staff and faculty for their success and accomplishments benefiting the OWU community and for being an exemplary leader for others. The purpose of this award is to recognize (READ MORE)
- Feb. 27 – Be The Match Bone Marrow Registry
Join the Be The Match bone marrow registry Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Ham-Wil with OWUWS. With a simple cheek swab, you enter the bone marrow registry until your 61st birthday and have the chance to (READ MORE)
- Feb. 19 – Get Your Travel Questions Answered in Ham-Wil!
Have questions about planning your vacation? Want to know more info about booking travel for your TPG or SPG? Come ask Uniglobe Travel Designers, our contracted travel agency! Uniglobe will be tabling in the Ham-Wil (READ MORE)
- March 7 – AsiaNetwork Speaker Dr. Coggins: “God Mountains and Fengshui Forests”
Thanks to a generous grant from the AsiaNetwork Guest Speaker Bureau, the Department of Comparative Literature, the East Asian Studies Program and the Environmental Studies Program are excited to host a special talk by Dr. (READ MORE)
- Feb 21 – Professor Panel with Rafiki
In honor of Black History Month, Rafiki will be hosting a Professor Panel with 6 Professors to have a dialogue about issues surrounding blackness. From topics of globalization to misconceptions, we want to open dialogue (READ MORE)
- Feb. 25 to March 6 – Asian Horror Film Festival!
OWU is having its FIRST Asian Horror Film Festival! There will be movies from Japan, Thailand, South Korea and Taiwan! Each film will also have a discussion, snacks according to the cultures and informational handouts (READ MORE)
- Feb. 19 – Come One, Come All! French Film Lecture
Dr. Hollis Griffin is Associate Professor of Communication at Denison University. Invited by Dr. Cusato, Dr. Griffin will be speaking about the famous and intriguing French film entitled Le Genou de Claire (Claire’s Knee, 1970) (READ MORE)
- Feb. 21 – Life Raft Debate
Imagine a post-apocalyptic nuclear wasteland and the few survivors remaining are setting sail on a life raft in search of land to rebuild society from the ground up. There is only one spot remaining on (READ MORE)
- REMINDER – Work Request Submissions
As a courtesy, before submitting Work Requests, please double check that the room number where you are requesting service is correct. It can get frustrating and time consuming when there is something that needs to (READ MORE)
Faculty/Staff News & Events
- Feb. 20 – Ham-Wil Lower Level Parking Lot Unavailable
On Wednesday, 2/20/19, the Office of Career Services will host its Internship & Summer Job Fair welcoming nearly 90 employers to campus. To assist in hosting a successful fair, the Department of Public Safety will be (READ MORE)
- Feb. 19 – BigTree Intermediate Training
Information Services presents a technical training for intermediate-level BigTree CMS users on Tues., Feb. 19 at noon. Dig deeper into callout blocks, templates and modules. Or just bring your questions about our main website’s content (READ MORE)
- Tech Tip of the Week – Share Links to PDF Versions of Your Files
If you’re working in Google Docs or Google Sheets, there’s no need to convert your files to PDFs every time you want to share them. Instead, send a link to a PDF version of your (READ MORE)
- March 1 – Deadline Extended for ILiADS Proposals
The ILiADS Steering Committee welcomes proposals for the fifth annual Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship! This year’s Institute will be hosted by the Ohio Five and will take place July 14-19, 2019 at the (READ MORE)
Student News & Events
- Feb. 21 Deadline – Apply Now for OWU’s Summer Science Research Program
It’s not too late! Apply to do science research this summer at OWU. Details on projects and application instructions are at ssrp.owu.edu OWU Sponsoring Organization/Office: SSRP. Contact: Laura Tuhela-Reuning at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Join the Student Food Committee
If you are interested in voicing your opinion about all things food, please consider joining the Student Food Committee! If you are interested in joining, email email@example.com! OWU Sponsoring Organization/Office: AVI Foodsystems. Contact: Alexis Roach at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Feb. 19 – OK, So I’m an English Major (or Minor). Now What?
Recently declared an English major or minor? Thinking English might be for you, but want to learn more first? Looking for free pizza and willing to pose as a potential English major to get some? (READ MORE)
- TONIGHT – Galentine’s Day with Delta Zeta: COB Event
Join the sisters of Delta Zeta TONIGHT, Feb. 18, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for an evening of friends, food and fun! This will be a continuous open bidding event (COB). All unaffiliated women (READ MORE)
- Feb. 20 – Info Session on The Philadelphia Center Study Away Internship Program
Please join Morgan Mahdavi from The Philadelphia Center for an information session/workshop on Wed., Feb. 20 from 3:10 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Corns Building, Room 309. The Philadelphia Center is a semester-long study away (READ MORE)
- Feb. 20 – Student Open Forum on New Housing Plans
President Rock Jones and other administrators will reveal what is being planned for renewal of our housing facilities, including new apartments! Come get the info first-hand and learn what exciting things are in store in (READ MORE)
- Apply for a 2019-20 Leadership Fellowship
Stop by the Leadership Fellows table this week in the Ham-Wil Atrium over the noon hour. Learn how to develop the transferable skills and work experience employers want from students who currently hold a Fellowship. (READ MORE)
- Feb. 19 – Connect with a Recruiter from ONU’s Pettit College of Law!
On Tues., Feb. 19 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., Hailey Russell, a recruiter from Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law, will be in the Ham-Wil Atrium to offer information, answer questions and get (READ MORE)
- Ready for Spring Break? Airport Shuttle Tickets Now Available
For your convenience, the Department of Public Safety has scheduled Spring Break shuttles with Columbus Motor Coach. Cost is $25 one way. For information and to purchase your ticket(s), visit https://www.owu.edu/about/offices-services/student-engagement-and-success/resources/area-transportation/. OWU Sponsoring Organization/Office: Public Safety. (READ MORE)
- Vote for 2019 i³ Presenters Today
Voting is open for the fifth annual i³ lectures, scheduled for September. Make your voice heard and select your favorite professors for this OWU classic. Unfamiliar with i³ ? Check out our webpage here.
- March 1 – Deadline for Corns Scholar Applications
Named in memory of the former president of Roadway Express, Richard W. Corns, and funded through a $1 million endowment from the GAR Foundation, the Corns Business and Entrepreneurial Scholars Program provides at least 10 (READ MORE)
- Feb. 19&20 – Theory-to-Practice Grant ‘What (Not) to Do’ Information Sessions with Q&A
Students who want to know more about what might make or break a Theory-to-Practice Grant should attend an information session, which will include a Q&A. Two coming soon: Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 4 p.m. and (READ MORE)
- Feb. 20 – Mock Convention 2020 Informational Meeting
WHAT IS THE MOCK CONVENTION? In the spring of each presidential election year, the Ohio Wesleyan community spends two days engaged in a realistic simulation of a national political party’s convention. The party currently out (READ MORE)
- Feb. 21 – OWU in Tanzania Program Meeting
The Ohio Wesleyan University semester-long program in Tanzania is holding an information meeting on Thurs., Feb. 21 at noon in Haw-Wil, Room 223. Interested students are strongly encouraged to attend the meeting. Important information about (READ MORE)
- Apply for an Amazing Summer Leadership Experience – LeaderShape!
LeaderShape is a six-day summer leadership conference that focuses on creating a vision and develops your ability to lead with integrity. Delegates return feeling confident working in groups, taking pride in ethical leadership and empowered (READ MORE)
- Feb. 20 – SEE YOU AT THE INTERNSHIP AND SUMMER JOB FAIR!
Looking for a job or summer internship? THE INTERNSHIP AND JOB FAIR will be held in the Benes Rooms from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on WED., FEB. 20! This event only comes around twice (READ MORE)
- SLUSH SAGE!
If you’re interested in feminism or our house mission statement, slush SAGE! Secure your interview spot now: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16LDjZGpb3HjN8fGyycEGKy-eyss66A-zgOOo9ALmFIo/edit?usp=sharing. You will be emailed the application which should be filled out 48 hours prior to your scheduled interview (READ MORE)
- WCSA Full Senate Minutes from Feb. 4 Meeting
In order to increase transparency between WCSA and the student body, WCSA full Senate minutes will be posted in the OWU Daily. Minutes are approved by the Senate at the following week’s meeting, so minutes (READ MORE)
- Tech Tip of the Week – Check Your Account for Unusual 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)
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