Ohio Wesleyan students and employees are invited to a campus open house to tour the new Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center from 3:30-5 p.m. on October 29. A short program will begin at 4 p.m. A Delaware community open house also will be held from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on October 30. Ohio Wesleyan’s first “green” building features a 10-lane swimming pool, a 13-foot diving well, and 1-meter and 3-meter diving boards. See you there!
Two teams of Ohio Wesleyan University computer science students pushed their brains to the limits, applying their programming skills and maintaining their mental endurance to solve complex, real-world problems under a grueling five-hour deadline in the annual regional Battle of the Brains competition.
Ohio Wesleyan’s House of Thought was founded on the principle of extending critical thinking beyond the classroom to the entire student body. So it comes as no surprise that OWU’s SLU (small living unit) hosted “Thought Week,” a series of events designed to encourage intensified discussion, thought, and promotion of ideas and perspectives of all members of the campus.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s new Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center is a milestone on campus as its first “green” structure—featuring a geothermal energy system that heats and cools the building and a heat-recovery system that heats the pool. The environmentally friendly building also features a reflective clay-tile roof as well as recycled, regional, and low-VOC (volatile organic chemical) building materials.
Near the end of their stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a group of Ohio Wesleyan University students visited the Sarajevo Tunnel, built by besieged citizens during the Bosnian Civil War to secretly transport food and medicine into the city. The tour featured video footage of the war, including massive damage to neighborhoods where the OWU students were now living and working.