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Terrell Strayhorn. Photo courtesy of youtube.com.

Director from education institute educates educators

Terrell Strayhorn has several suggestions for school faculty to improve relationships with their students. Strayhorn, the director at the Center for Higher Education Enterprise at the Ohio State University, spoke to about 30 Ohio Wesleyan University faculty members on March [...]

March 9, 2015 News
Senior Brenda Gable talks to a crowd of Delaware residents. Photo courtesy of Matt Cohen.

Syrian refugees pose crisis for neighbors

An uprising three years ago against the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria dramatically increased the number of Syrian refugees and exposed an Ohio Wesleyan University student to a growing crisis. OWU senior Brenda Gable talked about her study-abroad program [...]

March 7, 2015 News
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Changes made to admissions process

For the class of 2018, Ohio Wesleyan saw a freshmen class of 484 students, nearly 100 lower than the university’s target. The class of 2016 and 2017 had a freshmen enrollment of 570 and 572 students respectively. Many factors contributed [...]

March 6, 2015 News
Ibrahim Saeed. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

Senior elected to the Board

The election results are in and Ohio Wesleyan University’s Board of Trustees will soon welcome its newest member. After a long campaign, Ibrahim “Ibs” Saeed was added to the list of board members. Every year the graduating class elects one [...]

March 5, 2015 News
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Students victims of credit card fraud

Throughout the past months, the credit card information of some Ohio Wesleyan students has been compromised. While the exact locations of the thefts are unknown, all have been in Ohio. Senior Elise Pitcairn said, “For me, it wasn’t a specific [...]

March 4, 2015 News
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OWU receives $10,000 grant for sustainable move out

With high hopes of a few relaxing months away from school, or perhaps fears of facing the apocryphal ‘real world’, it can be difficult for students to think sustainably when it comes to moving out at the end of spring [...]

March 3, 2015 News
Current members of WCSA. Photo courtesy of WCSA.

Senators address campus concerns

Senators of the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) met in formal wear, March 2 to discuss social networking and residential life issues. Sophomore Lee LeBoeuf, secretary of WCSA, reminded the senators that dressing in formal wear at the first [...]

March 3, 2015 News
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
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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