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Flocking Together

OWU professor Jed Burtt (left) congratulates Frank B. Gill after he is awarded an honorary degree, the University's highest honor. OWU Provost Chuck Stinemetz (right) conferred the degree. (Photo by Matt Wasserman '14)

Ohio Wesleyan University was the site of a one-day symposium April 23 that drew bird enthusiasts and experts to campus to celebrate “Alexander Wilson and the Making of American Ornithology.”

Welcome Home, OWU Bishops!

The Parade of Classes is an OWU Alumni Weekend tradition. This year’s celebration will be May 16-18. (Photo by Paul Molitor)

We know it is time for Alumni Weekend when…the green grass and fragrance of the flowers beckon throughout the day and when the excitement generated by Commencement is matched by the thoughts of welcoming hundreds of Ohio Wesleyans sons and daughters—and their families—back to campus.

Island Magic

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This past summer, two Ohio Wesleyan students, one recent graduate, and Professor Jim Peoples traveled to Kosrae Island (within the Federated States of Micronesia) for their Theory-to-Practice project, “Ethnographic Research on Kosrae Island, Federated States of Micronesia.”

OWU Alumni Connect with ‘Almost, Maine’ Crew

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OWU’s theatre & dance department recently debuted a production of ‘Almost, Maine,’ about the weaving together of several couples and the triumphs and tribulations that surround their love stories. Also woven into the production were the talents and professional experience of two OWU alumni—Bradford Sadler ’05 and Chris Andrus ’06.

Competing Against the Elite

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Ohio Wesleyan seniors Megan Buys and Stephanie Toole have earned both well-deserved recognition for their academic accomplishments and great honor for their papers, which recently were presented at the Phi Alpha Theta regional conference at Ohio Northern University.

Ohio Wesleyan Students on a Mission…or Nine

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Their missions are manyfold. But at the core of each of Ohio Wesleyan’s 2014 Spring Break Mission Team Trips, are dedicated OWU students who want to step outside their comfort zones—to places as far away as Haiti and Nicaragua—and make life better for their fellow human beings.