Ohio Wesleyan University Announces November Public Events

CalendarIconDELAWARE, OH – Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its November 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 Nov. 15 – “Old Farms – New Work,” featuring sculptures of reclaimed wood by Columbus artist Melinda Rosenberg, and “Nature’s Edge,” featuring drawings and paintings by Columbus artist Rod Bouc, in the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. The artists will discuss their work at 4:10 p.m. Nov. 6 in Room 121 of Edgar Hall, 35 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. when classes are in session. The museum is wheelchair-accessible, and admission is free. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit ross.owu.edu for more information.

Through Nov. 22 – “Aerial Photography,” an exhibition of images by Ron Brown, Ohio Wesleyan Class of 1962, in the Alumni Gallery in Mowry Alumni Center, 16 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Brown will present an artist’s talk at 4:10 p.m. Nov. 7 in Room 121 of Edgar Hall, 35 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Alumni Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays when classes are in session. Admission is free. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit ross.owu.edu for more information.

Through Jan. 6, 2014 – “Love Life,” an exhibition of poems and paintings by Fred Andrle and Karen Snouffer, in Gallery 2001 in Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Andrle is an associate at The Ohio State University Humanities Institute and the former host of WOSU radio’s “Open Line.” Snouffer is an associate professor of studio art at Kenyon College. When classes are in session, Gallery 2001 hours coincide with library hours, which are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday. The library will be closed for Thanksgiving break from Nov. 23 to Dec. 1 and for winter break from Dec. 20 to Jan. 14. Admission is free. Call 740-368-3606 or visit ross.owu.edu for more information.

6 p.m. Nov. 1 – OWU Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving vs. Wittenberg, at Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center, 150 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

8 p.m. Nov. 1 – OWU music/theatre recital featuring Strauss compositions performed by faculty member Frank Chiou, piano, and Tennyson poetry read by student Reginald Hemphill, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. This event is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

8 p.m. Nov. 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. The observatory will be closed during the week of Thanksgiving. Learn more at perkins.owu.edu.

5 p.m. Nov. 2 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Hiram, 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 stream.owu.edu. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 – OWU Men’s Soccer vs. Hiram, 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 stream.owu.edu. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

2 p.m. Nov. 3 – “The Duck Variations,” a performance and discussion of David Mamet’s one-act comedy, in the Studio Theatre in Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware. When two elderly men meet in the park, their chance encounter becomes a comic battle of wits. Presented by The Ohio State University Humanities Institute in partnership with the Ohio Wesleyan Department of Theatre & Dance. Produced by A Portable Theatre, a nonprofit professional theatrical touring company based in Central Ohio. After the performance, actors Jonathan Putnam and Geoffrey Nelson will participate in a freewheeling discussion as part of “A Conversation in the Humanities.” Admission is free. Learn more at www.aportabletheatre.com.

3:15 p.m. Nov. 3 – OWU faculty recital featuring Gulimina Mahamuti, piano, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. This event is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

7 p.m. Nov. 5 – The Sagan National Colloquium presents Mary Lou Zeeman, Ph.D., the R. Wells Johnson Professor of Mathematics at Bowdoin College, discussing mathematical modeling of climate, in the Benes Rooms inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. She is co-director of the Math Climate Research Network, an organization of researchers seeking to establish a new area of applied mathematics tailored to climate research. OWU’s 2013 colloquium focuses on “Interdisciplinary Impacts of Climate Change.” The event is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at snc.owu.edu.

7 p.m. Nov. 7 – The Sagan National Colloquium presents David Schimel, Ph.D., research scientist for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, discussing “Ecology, Ecosystems, and Climate Change,” in the Benes Rooms inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Schimel was convening lead author for the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former Vice President Al Gore. OWU’s 2013 colloquium focuses on “Interdisciplinary Impacts of Climate Change.” The event is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at snc.owu.edu.

6 p.m. Nov. 8 – OWU Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving vs. Urbana, at Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center, 150 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

1 p.m. Nov. 9 – OWU Football vs. Oberlin, 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 will be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

3:15 p.m. Nov. 10 – OWU senior recital featuring Alexandra Kirchberg, mezzo-soprano; Cory Poulton, trumpet; and Nathan Chaffee, piano, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

7 p.m. Nov. 12 – The Sagan National Colloquium presents Lonnie Thompson, Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor in the School of Earth Sciences and a research scientist in the Byrd Polar Research Center at The Ohio State University, discussing ice core paleoclimatology, in the Benes Rooms inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. He and his OSU team have developed drilling equipment to acquire histories from ice fields, helping to advance the understanding of the Earth’s climate system. OWU’s 2013 colloquium focuses on “Interdisciplinary Impacts of Climate Change.” The event is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at snc.owu.edu.

8 p.m. Nov.12 – OWU Orchestra concert, directed by faculty member Michael Malone, in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

7 p.m. Nov. 13 – OWU Heritage Day presents “Not Four Years But For Life: Celebrating 160 Years of Greek Life,” in Gray Chapel in University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. The evening will feature a “Review of the Decades,” with OWU students performing vignettes of significant moments in Greek Life over the past 160 years. This event will be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at heritageday.owu.edu.

7 p.m. Nov. 13 – Kira Kay, news documentary filmmaker, discusses “Fault Lines of Faith in the New Burma,” in the Benes Rooms inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Kay’s presentation represents the 11th annual Corinne Lyman Lecture on International Studies. Learn more at is.owu.edu.

7 p.m. Nov. 13 – OWU composition recital featuring composition students of faculty member Jennifer Jolley, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

7 p.m. Nov. 14 – The Sagan National Colloquium presents Anthony Leiserowitz, Ph.D., director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication and research scientist at the Yale University School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, discussing “Climate Change in the Ohioan Mind,” in the Benes Rooms inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. He investigates the psychological, cultural, and political factors that influence environmental attitudes, policy support, and behavior. OWU’s 2013 colloquium focuses on “Interdisciplinary Impacts of Climate Change.” The event is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at snc.owu.edu.

8 p.m. Nov. 15 – Guest recital featuring classical pianist Alexander Schimpf, past winner of the Vienna Beethoven Piano Competition, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Learn more at music.owu.edu or musicmasters.ch/main/mainpages/soloists/schimpf/en/bio.php.

8 p.m. Nov. 15 and Nov. 16, and 2 p.m. Nov. 17 – Orchesis 2014 contemporary dance concert, highlighting original work by OWU students, faculty, and guest choreographers, on the Main Stage in Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Artistic direction by Rashana Smith. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for senior citizens, Ohio Wesleyan employees, and non-Ohio Wesleyan students. Admission is free each night for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid OWU ID and free for employees Nov. 15. To reserve tickets, call the Theatre Box Office at (740) 368-3855. For more information, visit theatre.owu.edu.

1 p.m. Nov. 16 – OWU Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving vs. Mount Union, at Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center, 150 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

3:15 p.m. Nov.17 – The Symphonic Wind Ensemble, directed by OWU faculty member Larry Griffin, in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. This event is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

7 p.m. Nov. 19 – The Sagan National Colloquium presents Marshall Shepherd, Ph.D., director of the Atmospheric Sciences program at the University of Georgia, discussing atmospheric science and urban climate, in the Benes Rooms inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. He seeks to understand weather processes – including thunderstorms, hurricanes, and rainfall – and atmospheric processes in order to relate them to current weather and climate change. OWU’s 2013 colloquium focuses on “Interdisciplinary Impacts of Climate Change.” The event is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at snc.owu.edu.

8 p.m. Nov. 19 – The Park Avenue Jazz Ensemble, directed by OWU faculty member Larry Griffin, in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 – OWU Men’s Basketball vs. Kenyon, in Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky 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 will be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

3:15 p.m. Nov.21 – OWU piano recital featuring the students of faculty member Gulimina Mahamuti, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Learn more at music.owu.edu.

7 p.m. Nov. 21 – The Sagan National Colloquium presents Anne Cohen, Ph.D., tenured associate scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, discussing ocean acidification and coral reefs, in the Benes Rooms inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Cohen’s additional research interests include climate change, biomineralization (marine organisms building calcified structures), and paleoceanography. OWU’s 2013 colloquium focuses on “Interdisciplinary Impacts of Climate Change.” The event is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu. Learn more at snc.owu.edu.

All day Nov. 23 and Nov. 24 – OWU Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Teams host the Corbiere Invitational, at Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center, 150 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com.

7 p.m. Nov. 24 – The Handbell Choir, in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. This event is scheduled to be streamed live at stream.owu.edu.

6 p.m. Nov. 26 – OWU Women’s Basketball vs. Capital, in Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., 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 www.battlingbishops.com.

8 p.m. Nov. 26 – OWU Men’s Basketball vs. Capital, in Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., 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 www.battlingbishops.com.

3 p.m. Nov. 30 – OWU Men’s Basketball vs. Hanover, in Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., 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 www.battlingbishops.com.


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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