Ohio Wesleyan University is ranked among the top 50 liberal arts colleges and universities in the United States for its “contribution to the public good,” according to Washington Monthly’s 2014 College Rankings.
Ohio Wesleyan University is featured on three lists in The Princeton Review’s newest guidebook, “The Best 379 Colleges: 2015 Edition.” In the book, released Aug. 5, Ohio Wesleyan is recognized as one of the nation’s best overall universities as well as one of the “Best Midwestern” and leading “Green” colleges.
International scientific research led by Ohio Wesleyan University graduate Paul Schimmel, Ph.D., has uncovered “almost 250 protein splice variants of an essential, evolutionarily conserved family of human genes,” according to findings published in the latest edition of Science, the world’s leading journal of original scientific research.
Ohio Wesleyan University history professor Michael W. Flamm writes in today’s New York Times that 50 years ago, “an off-duty white police officer, Lt. Thomas Gilligan, shot and killed a black student, James Powell, outside an apartment building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Hundreds of his classmates took to the streets in protest.”