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The eight students who traveled to Tanzania last semester. Photo courtesy of MaryKate Caja.

OWU students share their Tanzanian research

Eight Ohio Wesleyan students traveled to Tanzania this fall to complete professional research on a variety of topics Throughout their time in Africa, each student conducted research that would be presented to a panel of nurses, doctors and other African [...]

February 28, 2015 News
Professor Chris Wolverton. Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

OWU professor’s research is launching into space

As Ohio Wesleyan botany and microbiology professor Chris Wolverton develops his research on plant gravity sensing, NASA waits to bring his proposal into space. On Feb. 10, Wolverton’s research, which he spent “six to seven years” evolving and refining, was [...]

February 28, 2015 News
SAGE house. Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

Women’s House now SAGE

Ohio Wesleyan University is saying goodbye to the Women’s House as it has come to be known; instead the Small Living Unit (SLU) will go by its new name: Sexuality and Gender Equality House (SAGE). SAGE house moderator, senior Meredith [...]

February 28, 2015 News
Randolph Quaye. Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

U.S. policy in Africa comes in different shapes

On the sidelines when Europe colonized Africa in the 19th century, the United States’ role on the continent changed when decolonization began after World War II, said Ghana native Randolph Quaye. Quaye, director of the Black World Studies program at [...]

February 27, 2015 News
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Education and experiences: a new way to measure?

In the world of academic innovation, grades are not all that matter. A new importance is being place on the life lessons students learn at college through an experiences transcript. Elon University in North Carolina first implemented their version, the [...]

February 26, 2015 News
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Nobel Prize winner to be honored at Heritage Day

Ohio Wesleyan alumnus and 1995 Nobel Prize winner Frank Sherwood Rowland will be honored at the next Heritage Day celebration in November. Sherwood, who was born in Delaware, Ohio, won the 1995 Nobel Prize for his work in chemistry alongside [...]

February 26, 2015 News
Stuyvesant Hall. Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

Gender-inclusive housing in 2016?

Ohio Wesleyan’s lack of gender-inclusive housing may prevent some students from living with who they are comfortable with, and Residential Life (ResLife) has plans to change this. Gender-inclusive housing means students of all gender identities can live together in the [...]

February 25, 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
House of Thought. Photo courtesy of the OWU website.

House of Thought not returning to campus next year

Gathered in the tiny living room inside House of Thought (HoT), all 10 Small Living Unit (SLU) residents got together to express their grievances. The subject at hand: HoT’s application for renewal was denied, and as a result, the SLU [...]

February 24, 2015 News
WCSA crest. Photo courtesy of the owu website.

Small steps toward change

Ohio Wesleyan’s digital infrastructure, students’ financial obligations and ice cream all made it onto the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) agenda Monday, Feb. 23. Junior Emma Drongowski, vice president of WCSA, began her report to the full senate on [...]

February 23, 2015 News