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Dean of Students Kimberlie Goldsberry. Photo: deanofstudents.owu.edu

Dean suggests extracurricular ‘balance’ following survey

In a student engagement survey conducted in the spring of 2013, 65.9 percent of responding students indicated that they were involved in five or more clubs or campus organizations. The survey had a 30-percent response rate from the pool of [...]

September 9, 2014 News
The Ebola virus has killed about 2,100 people in West Africa. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Global Grab: Ebola goes rural and U.S. counters ISIL

The Issue: Ebola Ebola is one of the most fatal diseases known to humankind, and it is the cause of one of the deadliest outbreaks in history in Africa. According to the World Health Organization, Ebola has a death rate [...]

September 9, 2014 News
Highlights of OWU’s largest donations from the 2013-2014 fiscal year contributing near $27.9 million of the total amount of $30.2 million. Graphic by Ellin Youse

OWU’s donations by the numbers

55 percent of donations from 2013-2014 given to university in cash Ohio Wesleyan collected $30.2 million in the last fiscal year of fundraising. Alumni, parents and friends of the university made that amount in new gifts and commitments between July [...]

September 3, 2014 News
New Vice President for Enrollment Susan Dileno speaks at convocation. Dileno came to Ohio Wesleyan from Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio.

New year, new administrators

A new year sees new changes in administration, as two positions have been filled by new hires this fall. One of these employees is Meredith Dixon, who now serves as the Assistant Director of Residential Life. Dixon, a Residential Life Coordinator [...]

September 3, 2014 News
Freshman Kaden Vaughn Thompson gives a thumbs up through the glass of the dunk tank at Day on the JAY last Friday, Aug. 29.

The Bishops are back

Welcome Week kicks off new year [...]

September 3, 2014 News
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Freshman enrollment down, but class looks strong

As the fall semester begins, the Ohio Wesleyan University community is smaller than expected.  Enrollment is down for this year’s freshman class, and is the lowest it has been in the past five years. The university’s goal is to have [...]

September 2, 2014 News
A memorial for Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo. Photo: aol.com

From Freedom Summer to Ferguson

Professor Michael Flamm examines the historical context of Michael Brown’s death SH: Could you describe how race relations and racial inequality became a leading national issue in the 1960s, especially, and then declined to a certain extent since then? MF: [...]

September 2, 2014 News
Photo: Getty Images via Al Jazeera

Global Grab: ISIL rises and Putin moves in

The Issue: ISIL This summer, a militant group in Iraq and Syria has been making major headlines. ISIS, or ISIL as world leaders call it, has made a name for itself. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is [...]

September 1, 2014 News
The parking lot outside 23 Williams Drive, where the vandalism occurred.

No suspects in weekend vehicle damage

Six vehicles had their tires punctured while parked outside the Bigelow-Reed House at 23 Williams Drive this weekend, and Public Safety (PS) is working to determine if this was part of a larger attack on vehicles throughout Delaware. “We just [...]

September 1, 2014 News
Ryan Missler (Aug. 23, 1975 - Aug. 9, 2014) in his Hall of Fame photo. Image courtesy of OWU Athletics.

Missler, ’98, dies after car accident

By Spenser Hickey Managing Editor The Ohio Wesleyan community lost Athletics Hall of Famer Ryan Missler ’98 on August 9 following a car accident on Route 33 in Dublin, Ohio. He was 38. Missler started on Ohio Wesleyan’s baseball team [...]

August 10, 2014 News