Monthly Archives: October 2011

Men’s Soccer Milestone

The Ohio Wesleyan men’s soccer team’s 5-1 win over Denison on Saturday was more than a crucial step toward a North Coast Athletic Conference championship. It marked the 600th career victory for Battling Bishop head coach Jay Martin.

Ohio Wesleyan Department of Theatre & Dance to Present ‘Dear Brutus’

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars. But in ourselves. …” These lines from Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” inspired another British literary master, J.M. Barrie. In Barrie’s “Dear Brutus,” his characters ask the age-old question, “What if?” Ohio Wesleyan University’s Department of Theatre & Dance will present five performances of “Dear Brutus” in November.

In the Swim of Things

While the Ohio Wesleyan University swimming team was practicing in the Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center, Taylor Smith ’14 was battling the outdoors on October 1, swimming in the Open Water Swimming Collegiate National Championships in Austin, Texas.

Classics with a Twist!

Recent events captured by OWU campus photographers include a “Twist of Hope” Twister fund-raiser, a VIVA celebration, and the inaugural meeting and induction ceremony for OWU’s new chapter of Eta Sigma Phi, a national classics honor society for undergraduate students.

A Spooktacular Tradition

As Halloween quickly approaches, the brothers of Ohio Wesleyan University’s Chi Phi fraternity are getting ready to host their 27th annual haunted house. The haunted house has been Chi Phi’s philanthropy event since the 1980s, and this year the brothers plan to keep up the tradition in style.

Desirable Destinations

It’s easy to brag about Ohio Wesleyan University with its recent recognitions from U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, Payscale Inc. (for graduate salary potential), and more. But OWU isn’t the only one earning accolades.

Learning to Think—and Act—Globally

Complementing the Theory-to-Practice and Travel-Learning components of The OWU Connection, Ohio Wesleyan’s curricular initiative, are the Course Connections networks that launched at the start of fall semester. Simply put, these networks of courses—six starting this year—are designed to enhance students’ understanding by presenting single subjects from a variety of viewpoints, explains OWU’s Dean of Academic Affairs, Chuck Stinemetz: “They [Course Connections] are topical, and are not restricted by discipline.” Exciting stories about these experiences are beginning to emerge.

Ohio Wesleyan University: The Opposite of Ordinary

Ohio Wesleyan University, a nationally recognized liberal arts university with a major international presence, prepares students to be global problem solvers in a global society. OWU combines an internationally focused curriculum with worldwide learning and leadership opportunities. Students come from 47 states and 57 countries, and more than 94 percent find employment or pursue graduate study within six months of graduation. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, OWU recently earned a Presidential Award for Excellence in General Community Service and is recognized among the “Colleges That Change Lives” as well as the “best colleges” of U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review.