‘2022 Best Colleges’Ohio Wesleyan earns ‘‘Best Liberal Arts Colleges” and ‘‘Best Value Schools” rankings from U.S. News & World Report along with ‘‘Best Colleges,” ‘‘Best Midwestern Colleges,” and ‘‘Best Value” recognition from The Princeton Review.
‘Daughters of Leda’
Students rehearse for OWU’s upcoming production of “Daughters of Leda,” with Catie Hyatt ’22 (left) as Electra and Isabelle Tinti-Kane ’24 as Iphigenia. The show debuts Oct. 7.
Alejandra Coronel-Zegarra ’22 checks seedlings – one of a dozen students to assist professor Chris Wolverton this summer with his NASA-funded research into how gravity affects plants.
A Career ‘Test Drive’
Sarah Jonassen ’22 completes the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission’s Local Government Internship this summer, working as a communications intern for Franklin County’s Mifflin Township.
Fight or Flight
Josie Fornara ’23 uses a taxidermied Cooper’s hawk as part of her summer research into how mother house wrens defend the nest. She was mentored by Dustin Reichard, associate professor of zoology.
More than 50 Ohio Wesleyan students participating in this year’s 10-week Summer Science Research Program and in other on- and off-campus research programs will present their findings Sept. 27.
OWU selects 20 first-year students as 2021-2022 Palmer Global Scholars. The scholars take special classes, receive funds for global projects, complete a thesis, and graduate with a global certificate.
English professor Mark Allison’s first book examines British socialist writing across the long 19th century – the century of socialism’s origin.
Kyle Jenkins is named OWU’s first esports program coordinator and head coach. The varsity esports team will begin full competition in fall 2022.
OWU’s Career Connection expands its “Career Communities” with dedicated job experts in seven academic areas. The experts, or “catalysts,” help students with targeted job and career opportunities.
Bradford Milligan Hall
OWU seniors say they enjoy the independence and amenities provided by the University’s first on-campus apartment complex, which opened this fall.
Lance Shearer, OWU’s new director of tennis, is committed “to excellence in academics and athletics.” He previously served as head girls coach at Buckeye Valley High School.
A Bishop Homecoming
Celebration Weekend will include events Oct. 1-2 recognizing the record-setting Connect Today, Create Tomorrow campaign, a “W” Association induction ceremony, and lots of Bishop battles.
Joy on the JAY (and Beyond!)Ohio Wesleyan students are celebrating a fully in-person fall semester and enjoying fun and informative outdoor events including Day on the JAY, one of OWU’s favorite traditions!
Ohio Tech Day
OWU to host two events Sept. 24
Torrey Peters to present reading Sept. 29