Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ohio Wesleyan Graduate, Harvard Professor Ezra F. Vogel to Discuss Deng Xiaoping, Transformation of China

Ezra F. Vogel '50

Delaware native Ezra F. Vogel, Ph.D., an Ohio Wesleyan University graduate and a retired Harvard University professor, will discuss his critically acclaimed new book, “Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China,” at 7:30 p.m. April 11 in the Benes Rooms of Ohio Wesleyan’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave.

Journey to India

In March, a group of Ohio Wesleyan University students, faculty, and staff participated in a program with India's Lady Shri Ram College for Women. The program examined 'Gandhi Today: Perspectives and Possibilities.' (Photo by Rock and Melissa Lollar Jones)

Just two years after Ohio Wesleyan was selected—one of only 10 colleges and universities in the U.S.—to participate in the International Academic Partners Program (IAPP) in India, a team of seven OWU students spent spring break 2012, in India for a five-day program entitled “Living the Gandhian Philosophy.”

Yoga Outreach Columbus

The second annual Yoga Outreach Columbus is scheduled for April 1. (Photo by Sam Fahmi of Studio79)

It all began with a charitable yoga class at a musical festival she attended in 2010. It only took Loretta Zedella, yoga instructor at Ohio Wesleyan, until the fall of that year to found a non-profit yoga foundation of her own, and by spring 2011, Yoga Outreach Columbus had held its first event.

What a Difference a “T” Makes

Nancy Murray's and David Johnson's BOMI 103 Biology of Cultivated Plants class comes in each semester to image pollen that they collect from a variety of flowers. (Photo courtesy of Laura Tuhela-Reuning)

Last May, Ohio Wesleyan received a new Zeiss EVO® LS10 SEM ATLAS Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (STEM). This instrument, located in room 157 of the Schimmel/Conrades Science Center, replaced the former scanning electron microscope (SEM) that had been there since 1997.