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Science students receive national recognition

Every year the National Science Foundation awards Graduate Research Fellowships to outstanding young scientists. This year, three Ohio Wesleyan students, senior Mary Ann Lee and alumni Brad Turnwald (’13) and Kristen Lear (’11), were honored in receiving the award. Over [...]

May 5, 2014 News
The results of the Young Alumni Challenge. Image: youngalumni.owu.edu

Alumni office takes strides to motivate recent OWU grads

Recent graduates have the lowest donation rates amongst all alumni, and  the Alumni Office is trying to change it. On average, 20 percent of graduating classes participate in giving back, however that is much lower amongst young alumni. This year [...]

April 18, 2014 News

Sloppy spring dampens seasons

When thinking of spring sports, bright sunny days and lush green fields usually come to mind.  But this year, unpredictible weather has spoiled that image. From the polar vortex to severe rain, the Bishops sports teams have had their fair [...]

April 18, 2014 Sports
Sophomore Amy Greenwood. Photo: Rachael Carter via battlingbishops.com

Women’s golf hopes to finish strong

With the spring golf season reaching its final stretch, the women’s golf team hopes to make good on one of their biggest goals this year: winning the conference championship. In order to do so they will need to win their [...]

April 10, 2014 Sports
Phillips Hall, where the printer incidents occurred. Photo: Department of religion.

Professors targeted in printer hijacking

Someone accessing a faculty printer in Phillips Hall changed its settings so three names in the machine’s address book were altered to vulgar and offensive statements. The attack was discovered March 7. The three targeted professors were included: Paul E. [...]

April 1, 2014 News
Professor of sociology and anthropology Alper Yalcinkaya. Photo: Department of sociology and anthropology.

Professor talks tensions in Turkey

Local elections could swing the balance of power in Turkey after more than a decade of one party rule, according an Ohio Wesleyan University professor and native of Turkey. Alper Yalcinkaya, an assistant professor of sociology and anthropology, spoke about [...]

March 31, 2014 News

Men’s lacrosse solely worried about winning

Photo: battlingbishops.com Halfway through the season, the Bishops lacrosse team carries a 5-2 record into conference play. After winning the NCAC’s inaugural tournament last season, members of the team feel ready for the raised stakes that come with every upcoming [...]

March 22, 2014 Sports
OhioHealth physical therapist Jeremy Woods works in the Welch facility.
Photo by Jane Suttmeier

Welch facility brings physical therapy to students

OhioHealth physical therapist Jeremy Woods works in the Welch facility. Photo by Jane Suttmeier Injured student athletes now have less ground to cover to receive treatment with the opening of a physical therapy facility in Welch Hall. Ohio Wesleyan has partnered [...]

March 21, 2014 News
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Graduation rates low compared to Ohio Five schools

Photo from Wikimedia Commons At Ohio Wesleyan University, the six-year graduation rate is 61 percent, staggeringly low compared to the national graduation rate of 64 percent. OWU’s graduation rate is behind almost all small liberal arts schools in Ohio, with [...]

March 21, 2014 News
Phi Psi pets pups for philanthropy

Phi Psi pets pups for philanthropy

Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity unleashed cuteness last Sunday for its first “Dog Days” philanthropy event. Dogs and cats were brought to Ohio Wesleyan University’s campus from two different animal rescue organizations in Delaware, Canine Collective and Colony Cats. Both of [...]

March 6, 2014 News