Ohio Wesleyan University Announces February Public Events

DELAWARE, OH – Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its February 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.

Through Feb. 17 – Sculpture by Barry Gunderson, featuring painted wood and welded and painted aluminum creations, in the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. 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 for more information.

Through Feb. 28 – Paintings by Columbus-based artist “Andy!,” in Gallery 2001 in Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Gallery hours coincide with library hours.

6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 – OWU Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving vs. Kenyon, at Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center, 150 S. Henry St., Delaware.

8 p.m. Feb. 1, 8, 15, and 22 – 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 a.m. Feb. 2 – OWU Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving vs. Denison, at Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center, 150 S. Henry St., Delaware.

3 p.m. Feb. 2 – OWU Men’s Basketball vs. Oberlin, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

5 p.m. Feb. 2 – OWU Women’s Basketball vs. Oberlin, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

4 p.m. Feb. 7 – New York Times correspondents Thom Shanker and Eric Schmitt will discuss their new book, “Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America’s Secret Campaign Against Al Qaeda,” in Benes Room C in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Shanker, a Pentagon correspondent, routinely spends time embedded with troops in Iraq and Afghanistan; Schmitt, a Pulitzer Prize-winning terrorism correspondent, has embedded with troops in Iraq, Somalia, and Pakistan. Their presentation is sponsored by the Ohio Wesleyan International Studies Program and Department of Politics and Government.

8 p.m. Feb. 8, 9, 15, and 16; 2 p.m. Feb. 17 – The OWU Department of Theatre & Dance presents “The Passion of Dracula” by Bob Hall and David Richmond (adapted from the Bram Stoker novel), on the Main Stage of Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware. This version of the classic legend is filled with suspense, romance, special effects, and humor. Directed by Elane Denny-Todd. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for senior citizens, Ohio Wesleyan employees, and non-Ohio Wesleyan students. Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID. To reserve tickets, call the Theatre Box Office at (740) 368-3855.

Feb. 8 – OWU Men’s and Women’s Track & Field host the OWU Open, at Gordon Field House, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

10 a.m. Feb. 9 – OWU Women’s Tennis vs. Otterbein, in Gordon Field House in Branch Rickey Center, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

12:30 p.m. Feb. 9 – OWU Men’s Tennis vs. Otterbein, in Gordon Field House in Branch Rickey Center, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

1 p.m. Feb. 9 – OWU Women’s Basketball vs. Hiram, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

3 p.m. Feb. 9 – OWU Men’s Basketball vs. Hiram, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

6 p.m. Feb. 13 – OWU Women’s Basketball vs. Kenyon, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

8 p.m. Feb. 13 – OWU Men’s Basketball vs. Wabash, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

1 p.m. Feb. 16 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse vs. Aurora, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

2 p.m. Feb. 16 – OWU Men’s Tennis vs. Capital, in Gordon Field House in Branch Rickey Center, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

3:15 p.m. Feb. 17 – OWU student recital featuring sopranos Samantha Rammaha and Hillary Fowler, and faculty member Mariko Kaneda on piano, in Jemison Auditorium in Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware.

8 p.m. Feb. 22 – Classical and Latin guitarist David Burgess performs as part of the Ohio Wesleyan Performing Arts Series, 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 www.ticketweb.com, by calling the phone messaging service at (740) 368-3629, or by email at paseries@owu.edu.

9 a.m. Feb. 23 – OWU Men’s Tennis vs. Malone, in Gordon Field House in Branch Rickey Center, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

1 p.m. Feb. 23 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse vs. Concordia, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

3 p.m. Feb. 23 – OWU Men’s Tennis vs. Oberlin, in Gordon Field House in Branch Rickey Center, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

Feb. 24-March 31 – “Diverse,” a group art exhibition featuring creations by Marjorie Bender, N. Penney Denning, Egle Gatins, Elena Osterwalder, Elsie Sanchez, Barbara Vogel, and Leah L. Wong, in the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. 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 for more information.

1 p.m. Feb. 24 – OWU Women’s Lacrosse vs. Centre, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

7 p.m. Feb. 24 – OWU student recital featuring Rebecca Larkin on flute and faculty member Mariko Kaneda on piano, in Jemison Auditorium in Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware.

8 p.m. Feb. 26 – OWU faculty recital featuring tenor Jason Hiester, in Jemison Auditorium in Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware.

7 p.m. Feb. 27 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse vs. Mount St. Joseph, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.


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 2012 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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