Ohio Wesleyan University Announces August, September Public Events

CalendarIconDELAWARE, OH – Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its August and September 2013 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. For the latest OWU event information, including schedule updates, visit Events @ OWU. For Battling Bishop athletics schedules, visit BattlingBishops.com. For webstreaming, visit StreamOWU.

Through Sept.17 – “Homecoming,” featuring etching and drypoint prints by Ohio Wesleyan graduate Sherry Smith Bell, Class of 1963, in the Alumni Gallery in Mowry Alumni Center, 16 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.

Through Sept. 22 – “The Boys of Summer,” featuring large-scale Polaroid prints of miniature baseball figurines by New York-based photographer David Levinthal, M.F.A., in Gallery 2001 inside Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Gallery hours coincide with library hours.

Aug. 22 through Oct. 6 – “A Portrait of Ice,” featuring images of glaciers by New York-based photographer Caleb Cain Marcus, and an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Athens, Ohio-based artist John Sabraw, in the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. The Marcus exhibition is part of Ohio Wesleyan’s 2013 Sagan National Colloquium focusing on climate change. Marcus is scheduled to speak on campus at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 as part of the colloquium. The Ross Art 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 for more information.

6:30 p.m. Aug. 30 – OWU Volleyball vs. Wilmington, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

Aug. 30-31 – OWU Men’s Soccer hosts the Fred Myers Invitational, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex/Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. The Battling Bishop games are scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

  • 5 p.m. Aug. 30 – Kean vs. Kenyon
  • 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30 – Ohio Wesleyan vs. Calvin
  • 5 p.m. Aug. 31 – Calvin vs. Kenyon
  • 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31 – Ohio Wesleyan vs. Kean

10 a.m. Aug. 31 – OWU Volleyball vs. Earlham, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

11:30 a.m. Aug. 31 – OWU Volleyball vs. Grove City, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

Aug. 31 – OWU Field Hockey vs. Rochester (time to be announced), at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

4:30 p.m. Sept. 3 – OWU Field Hockey vs. Denison, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

7 p.m. Sept. 4 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Mount St. Joseph, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex/Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

8 p.m. Sept. 6 –The Rennie Harris RHAW Hip-Hop Dance Company performs energetic, acrobatic street dances including popping, locking, house, and hip-hop social as part of the 2013-2014 OWU Performing Arts Series, in Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $5 for senior citizens and non-Ohio Wesleyan students (with a valid school ID). Tickets are free for Ohio Wesleyan students and employees with a valid OWU ID. Tickets may be purchased online at TicketWeb.com, by phone message at (740) 368-3629, or by email at paseries@owu.edu.

Sept. 6-7 – OWU Men’s Soccer hosts the Adidas® Invitational, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex/Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. The Sept. 6 Battling Bishop game is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

  • 5 p.m. Sept. 6 – Capital vs. Colorado College
  • 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6 – Ohio Wesleyan vs. Christopher Newport
  • 5 p.m. Sept. 7 – Capital vs. Christopher Newport
  • 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7 – Ohio Wesleyan vs. Colorado College

8 p.m. Sept. 6, 13, 20, and 27 – 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 and senior citizens. Reserve tickets by calling (740) 363-1257.

10:30 a.m. Sept. 7 – OWU Men’s and Women’s Cross Country hosts the OWU Invitational/Great Lakes Colleges Association Cross Country Championship, at Liberty Park, 2507 Home Road, Powell. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

11 a.m. Sept. 7 – OWU Field Hockey vs. Houghton, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

6 p.m. Sept. 7 – COMMUNITY DAY! OWU Football vs. Bluffton, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $3 for all guests for this special event, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

8 p.m. Sept. 8 – Clarinet trio featuring Mary Fetherson, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. The concert is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Learn more at the Department of Music website.

4:30 p.m. Sept. 10 – OWU Field Hockey vs. Wooster, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

7 p.m. Sept. 11 – OWU Volleyball vs. Capital, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

7 p.m. Sept. 11 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. John Carroll, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex/Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

7 p.m. Sept. 12 – The Sagan National Colloquium presents Caleb Cain Marcus, New York-based photographer, discussing “A Portrait of Ice” (glaciers), in Phillips Auditorium, 50 S. Henry St., Delaware. Each year, OWU’s colloquium takes an in-depth look at an issue of global importance. The 2013 lecture series focuses on “Interdisciplinary Impacts of Climate Change.” The event is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. As part of the Colloquium, Marcus’s photographs also are on display through Oct. 6 at the Ross Art Museum.

7 p.m. Sept. 13 – OWU Men’s Soccer vs. Heidelberg, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex/Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

Noon Sept. 14 – OWU Field Hockey vs. Oberlin, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

7 p.m. Sept. 14 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Ohio Northern, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex/Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

1 p.m. Sept. 15 – OWU Men’s Soccer vs. Berry, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex/Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

Noon Sept. 16 – 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.

7 p.m. Sept. 17 – OWU Volleyball vs. John Carroll, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

7 p.m. Sept. 18 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Otterbein, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex/Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

8 p.m. Sept. 20 – The Pete Mills Jazz Combo presents the premiere live performance of saxophonist Mills’ latest recording, “Sweet Shadow,” with drummer Matt Wilson, guitarist Pete McCann, bassist Martin Wind, and keyboardist Erik Augis, as part of the 2013-2014 OWU Performing Arts Series. The concert will be held in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $5 for senior citizens and non-Ohio Wesleyan students (with a valid school ID). Tickets are free for Ohio Wesleyan students and employees with a valid OWU ID. Tickets may be purchased online at TicketWeb.com, by phone message at (740) 368-3629, or by email at paseries@owu.edu.

4 p.m. Sept. 21EarthDance Delaware, part of the international EarthDance celebration to promote peace, justice, and sustainability, in the Benes Rooms inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. The event will feature Bellydance Columbus; Israeli Folk Dance; Laughter Yoga; Swing, Ballroom, and other dance styles; OWU dance majors; and DJ Darby. Tickets are $5 per person with proceeds benefitting Main Street Delaware, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports community by coordinating the First Friday celebrations, Farmers’ Markets, holiday parade, and more.

5 p.m. Sept. 21 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Baldwin Wallace, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex/Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 – OWU Men’s Soccer vs. Baldwin Wallace, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex/Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

3:15 p.m. Sept. 22 – Faculty recital featuring Jason Hiester, tenor; Mariko Kaneda, piano, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. The recital is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Learn more at the Department of Music website.

Sept. 24 through Nov. 22 – Aerial Photography, featuring photographs taken from the plane of Ohio Wesleyan graduate Ron Brown, Class of 1962, in the Alumni Gallery in Mowry Alumni Center, 16 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.

7 p.m. Sept. 26 – The Sagan National Colloquium presents Michael Dorsey, Ph.D., a visiting fellow and professor for the College of the Environment at Wesleyan University, discussing climate and environmental justice, in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. The event is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU.OWU’s 2013 colloquium focuses on “Interdisciplinary Impacts of Climate Change.”

5 p.m. Sept. 28 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Wooster, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex/Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

7 p.m. Sept. 28 – OWU Football vs. Denison, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at StreamOWU. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 – OWU Men’s Soccer vs. Wooster, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex/Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Learn more at BattlingBishops.com.

8 p.m. Sept. 28 – “New Student Scenes,” featuring promising newcomers in scenes staged by this year’s directing class, on the Main Stage in Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware. This event may contain adult themes and language. For more information, visit the Department of Theatre & Dance website.


Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier small, private universities. Ohio Wesleyan offers more than 90 undergraduate majors, sequences, and courses of study, and 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. OWU combines an internationally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities that connect classroom theory with real-world practice. Located in Delaware, Ohio, OWU’s 1,850 students represent 41 states and 45 countries. The university is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” listed on the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, and included on the “best colleges” lists of U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Learn more at www.owu.edu.

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