Updated: The New York Times reviews Ohio Wesleyan University assistant professor Amy Butcher’s new memoir, “Visiting Hours: A Memoir of Friendship and Murder,” in its July 19, 2015, Sunday Book Review section.
Faculty member David L. Eastman’s latest book recounts vicious attack dogs appearing out of nowhere, people being raised from the dead, a decapitated head going missing, and a showdown with a wicked sorcerer. The book is not a fictional thriller, but a nonfiction collection of traditions associated with the deaths of apostles Peter and Paul.
Time Warner Cable Inc. is awarding a $3,000 “Connect A Million Minds” grant to Ohio Wesleyan University’s OWjL summer camp program to support science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) enrichment programming for hundreds of talented and gifted middle school students from nine central Ohio counties.
When Ohio Wesleyan University graduate Eugenia Davis Mills reminisces about her college days, she fondly recalls bird-watching for ornithology class, spending time at the serene (but “smelly”) Sulphur Spring, and taking classes with English professor Benjamin Spencer, whom she remembers as “gentle and inspiring.”
“All sorts of qualities that are requisite for leadership success, including critical thinking, emotional intelligence and communication skills, can be linked to liberal arts subjects,” Ohio Wesleyan University graduate and Trustee-at-Large Daniel S. Glaser writes in a newly published U.S. News & World Report opinion piece.