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Faculty discuss branding and class changes at meeting

Discussion centered on the issue of how Ohio Wesleyan portrays its message to prospective students at the Monday faculty meeting. President Rock Jones announced that MindPower Consulting, based in Atlanta, will visit campus next week to meet with faculty and [...]

February 24, 2015 News
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Student flees, arrested for distribution

An Ohio Wesleyan student was arrested on Jan. 30 for possession of marijuana after running from Delaware Police Department (DPD) officers. Senior Asa Diskin, who lives in the Bigelow-Reed House on Williams Drive, was charged with distributing and selling marijuana [...]

February 17, 2015 News
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International enrollment, class times taken into account with faculty

A new initiative to focus on international student enrollment was introduced at Monday’s faculty meeting. President Rock Jones and Susan Dileno, vice president for enrollment, informed faculty about a partnership with EC English Language Centres, which would house international students [...]

January 27, 2015 News
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, the temporary home of Ohio Wesleyan's weight room. Photo: news.owu.edu

OWU’s composting program does a disappearing act

Students had the opportunity last year to compost their food and paper waste in The Marketplace. However, this year that program has gone away due to location and inefficiency. Student interns, juniors Ellen Hughes and Reilly Reynolds, and other volunteers [...]

November 19, 2014 News
Construction continues on the Simpson-Querry Fitness Center, which will house the new dance studio. Photo: progress.owu.edu

Dancers, professors look forward to new dance studio

Ohio Wesleyan’s dance studio is finally moving back on campus after being located in downtown Delaware for the last five years. A new dance studio will be one of the features of the Simpson-Querrey Fitness Center opening in fall 2015. [...]

November 13, 2014 Entertainment
The construction surrounding the renovation of Merrick Hall has a large portion of academic campus sectioned off, which may affect the location of spring commencement. Photo by Ben Miller

Merrick Hall construction delays may have implications for commencement

Commencement this spring may take place on the Merrick Hall terrace, as long as construction stays on schedule. “Merrick Hall as one of our oldest and most historic buildings is a natural backdrop for commencement, the most important event of [...]

November 10, 2014 News
An overheated drying vacuum in a botany-microbiology lab forced students to evacuate Schimmel-Conrades Science Center last Monday. Photo by Ellin Youse

Fire at the Science Center wasn’t really a fire

Students and faculty evacuated the Schimmel-Conrades Science Center on the afternoon of Oct. 27 due to an overheated drying oven in a botany-microbiology department lab. There were never any flames, just a lot smoke, according to David Johnson, professor of botany-microbiology. [...]

November 5, 2014 News
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, the temporary home of Ohio Wesleyan's weight room. Photo: news.owu.edu

Packed like sardines: Athletes makes gym relocation work despite small space

The weight room located in Edwards Gym had been moved to a basement level garage in Hamilton Williams Campus Center due to construction, but coaches say they’ve made the most of the switch. When construction for the Simpson-Querrey Fitness Center [...]

October 22, 2014 Sports
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Elliot Hall: refurbished and ready to go

Renovations and repairs gave Elliott Hall new life as the building reopened this fall after a water main break last winter caused significant damage. Flooding and other water damage ruined most of the woodwork of the building, and some professors [...]

October 10, 2014 News
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Water main break had easy fix

A water main break on Williams Drive caused four fraternity houses to be without water for several hours on Sept. 29 while crews fixed the overflow. The pipe burst in front of Phi Delta Theta on the morning of Sept. 28. [...]

October 7, 2014 News