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OWU grad uses economics to shape health care

Eleven countries and one city-state have health care systems shaped by an Ohio Wesleyan University graduate. William Hsiao, class of 1959, returned to his alma mater this week to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree for his work in designing health [...]

October 21, 2015 News
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The BishopNet we all deserve

Technology has become much more sophisticated in the past few years. While students have no problem keeping up with the new technology, larger establishments, like universities, tend to struggle. Ohio Wesleyan is no different. The infamous BishopNet, OWU’s wireless portal to the [...]

October 21, 2015 News
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WCSA amends their constitution

In an effort to smooth the transition between student government administrations, the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) amended the portion of their constitution that controls elections. Senators unanimously passed resolution 15F07 this Monday, Oct. 19, to effect the change. Before the [...]

October 20, 2015 News
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Faculty meeting focuses on financials

Is it financially sustainable? That question guided discussion at the Oct. 19 faculty meeting, underlying many of the talking points on the agenda. With enrollment declining, departmental budgets have been cut, book orders for the library reduced, staff laid off, teaching positions [...]

October 20, 2015 News
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CROPWalk returns to OWU, raises money for the hungry

By: Cuckoo Gupta, Transcript correspondent   Ohio Wesleyan University and the Delaware community came together on Oct. 11 to help raise awareness and funds for hunger. The Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty (CROP) Walk, is an annual community event created to help support [...]

October 20, 2015 News
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Princeton professor discusses an “uncommon faith”

By: Gopika Nair, Assistant Copy Editor   On Oct. 8, a Princeton professor visited Ohio Wesleyan to speak about one interpretation of religion in the black community. Eddie Glaude, professor of religion and African American studies at Princeton University, discussed “An Uncommon Faith: [...]

October 18, 2015 News
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Perkins Observatory: the place for space

By: Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript reporter   It’s better than the Ivies’. Recently, OWU’s Perkins Observatory was listed 15th on “College Rank’s” 35 Best College Astronomy Observatories list­­ that’s above Harvard, MIT and the US Naval Academy. According to its website, “When the [...]

October 18, 2015 News
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OWU a great place to do business

The sign over the Jay Walk says it all. “#1 in Ohio, #17 in America!” Shortly after being ranked No. 17 in the nation among “America’s Most Entrepreneurial Colleges 2015” by Forbes magazine, Ohio Wesleyan University announced that the department of economics [...]

October 17, 2015 News
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OWU’s branding platform presented to senators

After short reports by the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) committee chairs,  Will Kopp presented OWU’s new publicity strategies to the Oct. 12 full senate. Kopp, Ohio Wesleyan’s chief communications officer, calls the fresh approach to marketing the “OWU [...]

October 12, 2015 News
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“Orange is the New Black” creator coming to OWU

Piper Kerman, author of “Orange is the New Black,” is set to speak about her new book and her campaigns for prison and criminal justice reform in Ohio Wesleyan’s Gray Chapel on Jan. 20. “Orange is the New Black: My Year [...]

October 9, 2015 News