Ohio Wesleyan Announces August, September 2015 Public Events

20141215-CalendarDELAWARE, Ohio – Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its August and September 2015 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. For the latest OWU event information, including schedule changes, visit events.owu.edu. For Battling Bishop athletics, visit www.battlingbishops.com. For webstreaming, visit stream.owu.edu.

Now through Oct. 4 – “Storied Grounds,” an exhibition of photography by Lesley Louden, OWU Class of 1999, in the Alumni Gallery inside Mowry Alumni Center, 16 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Louden also is a 1995 graduate of Delaware City Schools’ Rutherford B. Hayes High School. Learn more about Louden and her photography at lesleyloudenphotography.com. Alumni Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit ross.owu.edu for more information.

9 p.m. Aug. 7, 14, 21, and 28 – Evening programs at Ohio Wesleyan’s Perkins Observatory, 3199 Columbus Pike (U.S. 23), Delaware. Content varies based on sky conditions, but may include a planetarium show, observatory tours, and star gazing with the 32-inch Schottland Telescope. Advance tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children (17 and under) and senior citizens. Reserve tickets by calling (740) 363-1257. Learn more at perkins.owu.edu.

Aug. 15 through Oct. 6 – “Forgotten Places,” an exhibition of photography by OWU graduate William JanTausch, Class of 1969, in Gallery 2001 inside Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave., Delaware. An artist’s reception with JanTausch will be held from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 17 inside the gallery. JanTausch’s photographs capture haunting images of local scenery, including an abandoned sawmill. Gallery hours coincide with library hours, posted online at library.owu.edu. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit ross.owu.edu for more information.

Aug. 20 through Sept. 23 – “Howard Little: Coming Home,” an exhibition of paintings by Little, and “Eric Nation: On and Off the Wall,” an exhibition of furniture by Nation, in Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Little (1883-1965) was an early California realist landscape painter who captured the essence of the new American frontier. Learn more at www.howardlittlefineart.com. Nation, who studies Little’s artwork, has been creating studio furniture and design/build projects since 1988. Learn more at ericnation.com. Nation, a former National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship recipient, will give an illustrated artist’s talk at 7 p.m. Sept. 3 in Room 312 of the R.W. Corns Building, 78 S. Sandusky St., Delaware, followed by a reception from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the nearby Ross Art Museum. During the academic year, the museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is handicap-accessible and admission is always free. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit ross.owu.edu for more information.

7 p.m. Aug. 26 – Bryan Mercurio, Ph.D., professor of law at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in Shatin, Hong Kong, discusses “The American Pivot to Asia on Trade: The Effect of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Asia,” in Benes Room C of Ohio Wesleyan’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Mercurio, a 1997 Ohio Wesleyan graduate, is the author/editor of 12 books and a leading expert in the intersection between trade law and intellectual property rights. His presentation is sponsored by the Department of Politics and Government. Learn more at politics.owu.edu.

7 p.m. Sept. 1 – OWU Men’s Soccer vs. Earlham, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

7 p.m. Sept. 1 – OWU Field Hockey vs. Kenyon, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Admission is free. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

Sept. 4 and 5 – OWU Men’s Soccer hosts the Fred Myers Invitational, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex/Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets for the Sept. 4 matches are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Admission is free Sept. 5 as part of a Bishop Backers Community Day celebration. Both Battling Bishop games are scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

  • 5 p.m. Sept. 4 – Albion vs. Capital
  • 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4 – Ohio Wesleyan vs. Kalamazoo
  • 5 p.m. Sept. 5 – Capital vs. Kalamazoo
  • 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 – Ohio Wesleyan vs. Albion

8 p.m. Sept. 4, 11, 18, and 25 – Evening programs at Ohio Wesleyan’s Perkins Observatory, 3199 Columbus Pike (U.S. 23), Delaware. Content varies based on sky conditions, but may include a planetarium show, observatory tours, and star gazing with the 32-inch Schottland Telescope. Advance tickets are $8 for adults, and $6 for children (17 and under) and senior citizens. Reserve tickets by calling (740) 363-1257. Learn more at perkins.owu.edu.

11:15 a.m. Sept. 5 – OWU Men’s and Women’s Cross Country host the daylong OWU Invitational, at Liberty Park, 2507 Home Road, Powell. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

1 p.m. Sept. 5 – OWU Field Hockey vs. Houghton, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Admission is free. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

7 p.m. Sept. 5 – OWU Football vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Admission is free for this game as part of a Bishop Backers Community Day celebration. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

2 p.m. Sept. 6 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Centre, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu.Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

7 p.m. Sept. 9 – OWU Field Hockey vs. Earlham, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Admission is free. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

7 p.m. Sept. 9 – OWU Volleyball vs. Muskingum, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

7 p.m. Sept. 9 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Case Western Reserve, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

7 p.m. Sept. 10 – Immaculée Ilibagiza, a survivor of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, discusses her book, “Left to Tell,” in which she recounts her struggle to find meaning and purpose after the horrific violence that killed nearly 1 million Tutsis. Ilibagiza, who hid with seven other women for 91 days inside a 3-foot-by-4-foot bathroom during the violence, will speak in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. At 9:30 a.m. Sept. 11, Ilibagiza will speak at St. Mary Catholic Church, 82 E. William St., Delaware. Both events are free, with freewill offerings accepted, and both will conclude with book sales and signings. Learn more about Ilibagiza and her journey at www.immaculee.com. For more information, call the OWU Chaplain’s Office at (740) 368-3082.

8 a.m. Sept. 11 – “W” Association’s 13th Annual Golf Outing, at NorthStar Golf Club, 1150 Wilson Road, Sunbury. The four-person scramble supports OWU athletics and includes 18 holes of golf (including cart), use of the driving range, awards, live and silent auction, cookout, and cocktail reception following the outing. Cost is $150 per golfer or $600 per foursome. Registration is requested by Sept. 2. Learn more at community2.owu.edu/2015golf.

2 p.m. Sept. 12 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Baldwin Wallace, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu.Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

8 p.m. Sept. 13 – Ohio Wesleyan faculty recital including Mary Fetherston on cello, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Call (740) 368-3700 or visit music.owu.edu for more information.

7 p.m. Sept. 15 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Otterbein, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

4 p.m. Sept. 17 – Ohio Wesleyan’s Amy Butcher, M.F.A., assistant professor of English, reads from and signs copies of her new book, “Visiting Hours: A Memoir of Friendship and Murder,” in the Bayley Room on the second floor of Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave., Delaware. The book, a nonfiction account of a college friend’s stabbing of his ex-girlfriend, will be available for purchase at the event. Critics have called the memoir “a mystery of the highest order, not merely a whodunit, as we know from the outset who killed whom, but a mystery of the human heart, exploring the ambiguous motivations of an otherwise gentle man who became a murderer and a young woman who couldn’t stop being his friend.” Learn more at www.amyebutcher.com or english.owu.edu.

Sept. 18 and 19 – OWU Volleyball hosts the Bishop Invitational, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Admission is free. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

  • 2 p.m. Sept. 18 – Ohio Wesleyan vs. Defiance
  • 8 p.m. Sept. 18 – Ohio Wesleyan vs. Mount Union
  • Noon Sept. 19 – Ohio Wesleyan vs. Hanover
  • 4 p.m. Sept. 19 – Ohio Wesleyan vs. John Carroll

4 p.m. Sept. 19 – Earthdance Ohio, part of the global Earthdance peace party, promoting peace, justice, and sustainability, in the Benes Rooms inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. The local event will feature Bellydance Columbus, Israeli Folk Dances, Francine Butler, and OWU dancers. A suggested donation of $5 per person will be shared with Green Columbus, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes sustainable living in central Ohio by providing meaningful forums, raising awareness, and encouraging local action. Learn more at www.earthdanceohio.org.

2 p.m. Sept. 20 – OWU Men’s Soccer vs. Thomas More, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

Noon Sept. 21 – Patricia Belt Conrades Summer Science Research Symposium, featuring poster presentations from students who participated in the 10-week OWU research program, at Schimmel/Conrades Science Center, 90 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at ssrp.owu.edu.

7 p.m. Sept. 22 – OWU Volleyball vs. Capital, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Admission is free. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

8 p.m. Sept. 22 – Ohio Wesleyan faculty recital featuring soprano Jennifer Whitehead with Mariko Kaneda on piano, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Call (740) 368-3700 or visit music.owu.edu for more information.

Sept. 23 through Dec. 17 – “Cultures of the World,” an exhibition of photography by OWU graduate and former alumni relations director Sally Christiansen Harris, Class of 1976, in the Alumni Gallery in Mowry Alumni Center, 16 Rowland Ave., Delaware. An artist’s reception with Harris will be held from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 3 inside the gallery. Harris also will give an illustrated artist talk at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 in Room 312 of the R.W. Corns Building, 78 S. Sandusky St., Delaware, followed by a reception at 8 p.m. in nearby Mowry Alumni Center. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit ross.owu.edu for more information.

4:10 p.m. Sept. 24 – Ana Arjona, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science at Northwestern University, discusses “Opposition to the War on Drugs: A Widespread Movement?” in Benes Rooms A and B of Ohio Wesleyan’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Her presentation is sponsored by the International Studies Program. Learn more at is.owu.edu.

7 p.m. Sept. 26 – OWU Football vs. Oberlin, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

8 p.m. Sept. 26 – “New Student Scenes” featuring promising newcomers in scenes staged by this year’s directing class, on the Main Stage inside Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware. This event may contain adult themes and language. Call (740) 368-3855 or visit theatre.owu.edu for more information.

7 p.m. Sept. 30 – OWU Men’s Soccer vs. Capital, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

7 p.m. Sept. 30 – OWU Volleyball vs. Kenyon, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Admission is free. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

 


Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts universities. Located in Delaware, Ohio, the private university offers 86 undergraduate majors and competes in 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Ohio Wesleyan combines a challenging, internationally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities to connect classroom theory with real-world experience. OWU’s 1,750 students represent 46 U.S. states and territories and 43 countries. Ohio Wesleyan is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” listed on the latest President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, and included in the U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review “best colleges” lists. Learn more at www.owu.edu.

 

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