David Caplan, Ph.D., an associate professor of English at Ohio Wesleyan University, has been awarded his career second Fulbright Scholarship to teach courses at the University of Liège in Belgium.
In January 1950, Cadet Richard Cox vanished from the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. Sixty-two years later, the Mansfield, Ohio, man’s disappearance remains unsolved. Cox’s story, including an interview with Ohio Wesleyan University adjunct journalism professor Jim Underwood, is scheduled to be featured March 17 on the History Channel series “America’s Book of Secrets.”
Laura Lieber, Ph.D., associate professor for the Department of Religion, assistant director of Jewish Studies, and director of the Center for Late Ancient Studies at Duke University, will present, “Tragedy Tomorrow, Comedy Tonight: Scriptural Drama and Biblical Playfulness in Antiquity” at 7:30 p.m. March 28 in Benes Room B of Ohio Wesleyan University’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center.
Needham’s composition, titled “When We Forget,” will make its world debut at Orpheus Chamber Orchestra’s March 24 concert on the Perelman Stage in Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium. Needham said the work is a reflection on the loss of memory from Alzheimer’s disease and, to a degree, the loss of one’s identity.
Members of the Ohio Wesleyan community and friends had the opportunity to attend the first Environmental and Natural Resource Symposium on February 27, to hear about and discuss many of the challenges, opportunities, and choices pertaining to energy conservation, as well as innovations in both conventional and alternative energy sources.
The Rev. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, a 1920 Ohio Wesleyan University graduate, is credited with improving millions of lives during his lifetime with his uplifting sermons and books, including “The Power of Positive Thinking,” and Guideposts magazine, which he founded in 1954. On April 12, Ohio Wesleyan will celebrate Peale’s lasting legacy with a free public lecture by best-selling author and Peale collaborator Ken Blanchard, Ph.D.