Features

Soaring in Scotland

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The country of Scotland is celebrating the legacy of Alexander Wilson, the Father of Ornithology in North America, and Ohio Wesleyan University professor Edward H. “Jed” Burtt Jr. is in the United Kingdom this summer to help share Wilson’s story.

Do You Remember?

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Already praised as “a fascinating collection of findings and ideas,” and “[both] practically important [and] of great theoretical significance,” ‘Life-Span Maintenance of Knowledge’ describes how well we maintain the knowledge we acquire throughout life.

Best Bishops

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Ohio Wesleyan University junior Tamra Londot (Utica) won the highest honor at the ninth annual Dale J. Bruce Scholar-Athlete Awards Dinner, held on Thursday in the Benes Rooms of the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center on the Ohio Wesleyan campus.

From OWU to Boston University…

Reverend Robert Hill, dean of Marsh Chapel, greets a crowd of hundreds gathered for Tuesday night's candlelight vigil honoring the dead and wounded in the bomb attacks near the Boston Marathon finish line. (Photo by Cydney Scott)

Numerous OWU alumni living in the Boston area as well as the community of Boston University, led by Reverend Robert Allan Hill ’76, Chaplain and Dean of Boston University’s Marsh Chapel, came together to open their hearts and homes to the families and victims of Monday’s horrific explosions that occurred toward the end of the Boston Marathon.

Another Successful OWU Graduate…

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Funding from USAID in the shape of a $25 million grant, is enabling Professor Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela ’92, “Reitu,” and her colleagues at Michigan State University to establish the Global Center for Food Systems Innovation (GCFSI).