Called “one of the most impassioned folk-fiddlers you’ll ever hear,” David Greenberg and musical partner Chris Norman, praised by critics as “the finest wooden flute player in the world,” will be the second performers in this year’s Ohio Wesleyan University Performing Arts Series.
“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.
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, 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.
John Ganis has spent nearly two decades photographing barren strip mines, clear-cut forests, contaminated coastal areas, and other examples of man’s impact on his environment. The Dallas Morning News has described images created by the 1972 Ohio Wesleyan University graduate as “eye-opening, humanity-scarred vistas.”