‘Such a Wow Factor’With renovations complete, the Bishops are ready to battle in Branch Rickey Arena. “Any sports team that’s competing in here – it’s going to be pure excitement,” says wrestling head coach Paul Reid.
Sierra Spears ’22, Princeton Vaughn ’22, and zoology professor Eric Gangloff make a pandemic pivot when unable to conduct summer research in France. Now they’re presenting findings at a national conference and drafting science journal articles.
Bulbul Bhati ’23 completes internships in data analysis and business intelligence. “I see myself working in the field of data science and machine learning, and potentially even artificial intelligence,” she says.
Andrew Wilson ’13, OWU’s first artist-in-residence, is creating a 14-foot steel sculpture inspired by the House of Black Culture to honor Black legacies and lives.
The Ross Art Museum’s new exhibit includes works by OWU alumnus Amze Emmons ’96. Today, he is an associate professor at Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia.
The University launches a new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Grant program to support projects proposed by students, faculty, and staff to advance the OWU campus as an antiracist space.
Ohio Wesleyan names 25 faculty members as its first group of Equity Fellows. The professors will collaborate on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives designed to improve the curriculum.
Moving Bodies & Social Justice
OWU offers virtual dance education workshops as part of a Five Colleges of Ohio-supported initiative. Dance instructor Rashana Perks Smith will moderate a roundtable on body positivity.
Liberal Arts & Business
Ohio Wesleyan celebrates 100 years of business classes and explores the power of business to create positive social change as the theme of this year’s Sagan National Colloquium.
400th Career Victory
As OWU downs Denison Feb. 11, men’s basketball head coach Mike DeWitt earns his 400th career win. A 1987 OWU graduate, DeWitt is in his 22nd year leading the Bishops.
A Record Run
The OWU women’s basketball team sets a school record Feb. 12 for the fewest points allowed in a fourth quarter as the Bishops beat the Wittenberg Tigers 55-44.
The Grand TourResidential Life Director Brian Emerick gives us a first look at the top-to-bottom renovation of Ohio Wesleyan’s first-year residential facility, Smith Hall. The lobby and dining hall reopened this semester.
March Events Calendar
Join OWU for these virtual happenings
Back to School
The Lifelong Learning Institute returns