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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
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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
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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
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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
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Politics professor discusses Brazil’s future

Despite making great deal of progress over the past several decades, Brazil still faces many challenges in its future as a global leader. James Franklin, professor and chair of the politics and government department at Ohio Wesleyan University spoke about [...]

February 20, 2015 News
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Solar panels not in the stars for Ohio Wesleyan

While Denison’s The Denisonian announced the university’s plans to begin building 6,000 solar panels this spring, sustainability efforts at Ohio Wesleyan will not include such a plan. According to Peter Schantz, director of the physical plant for Buildings and Grounds, [...]

February 20, 2015 News
Ryan Stokes with fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Photo courtesy of Ryan Stokes.

Theology professor dispels myths about Satan

A visiting scholar set out to determine where the idea of Satan came from in the spring lecture for the Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Studies program (AMRS). Speaking at Ohio Wesleyan University on Feb. 9 to a packed Benes Room, [...]

February 19, 2015 News
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A blast from the past: OWU finds historic ledgers

Leaking water in the VP finance vault led to the discovery of historic ledgers that date back to the mid 1800s. These ledgers are now being stored in Human Resources. The historic ledgers were brought to the Human Resource office for [...]

February 19, 2015 News