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Old newspaper clipping featuring Susan Schnall. Photo courtesy of american-buddha.com.

Activist visits campus, receives honorary degree

As thunder began to rumble in the distance, a veteran Navy nurse spoke to a packed crowd at Ohio Wesleyan on the lasting impacts of the chemical Agent Orange and implored everyone to get involved to help those suffering. Susan [...]

April 22, 2015 News
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Reporting error goes unnoticed for years

Ohio Wesleyan faculty and staff were alerted to an error in compensation that caused the university to reevaluate proposed changes to employee healthcare contributions. As of the spring 2015 semester, Ohio Wesleyan is facing a $4.5 million deficit in budget. [...]

April 21, 2015 News
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Faculty discuss changes to faculty handbook

Discussion centered on problems with the budget and changes to personnel policy at the Ohio Wesleyan faculty meeting on March 23. Provost Chuck Steinmetz expressed concerns about faculty involvement in the budget problems in light of the recent closure of [...]

March 24, 2015 News
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New designs look pleasing to SLU community

Students and representatives from the administration reached a compromise at the forum on design changes to the Small Living Unit (SLU) residences. Thomas Carlson-Reddig from Little Diversified Architectural Consulting led the forum on March 20, and shared schematics of the [...]

March 24, 2015 News
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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