Ohio Wesleyan University Announces November Public Events

DELAWARE, OH – Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its November lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free of charge. For the latest OWU event information, including schedule changes, visit Events @ OWU.

Through Nov. 13 – “Sarah Rhymes with Clara,” by Susan Paulsen, OWU Class of 1980, featuring photographs from her new book, and “Microscopy” by Dennison Griffith, M.F.A., OWU Class of 1974, featuring paintings from Griffith, president of Columbus College of Art & Design. Both exhibits are on display in OWU’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Gallery hours are 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.

7 p.m. Nov. 1 – OWU’s 2011 Sagan National Colloquium presents George A. Mensah, M.D., vice president of Global Nutrition, Global Research & Development at PepsiCo Inc., discussing “Nutrition and Health in Africa: Crucial Challenges to Sustainable Development and Progress,” in the Benes Rooms in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave.

Nov. 2 (tentative) – North Coast Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Tournament (semifinals), at Roy at Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave.

Nov. 2-Dec. 16 – “Consuming the American Landscape,” by John Ganis, M.F.A., OWU Class of 1972, featuring photographs that chronicle the effects of development and extraction industries across the United States. His work will be on display in both OWU’s Alumni Gallery in Mowry Alumni Center, 16 Rowland Ave., and OWU’s Gallery 2001 in Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave. The Alumni Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Gallery 2001 is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to midnight, Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1 p.m. to midnight. Ganis also will discuss his work in an artist’s talk at 4:10 p.m. Nov. 8 in Room 121 of Edgar Hall, 35 S. Sandusky St.

4:10 p.m. Nov. 3 – OWU’s Science Lecture Series presents Franziska Hinkelmann, post-doctoral student at The Ohio State University, discussing discrete models in biological systems and cancer research, in Room 163 of Schimmel/Conrades Science Center, 90 S. Henry St.

7 p.m. Nov. 3 – OWU’s 2011 Sagan National Colloquium presents Deborah Bräutigam, Ph.D., OWU Class of 1976, faculty member in the International Development Program at American University, discussing “China in Africa: What’s Really Going On?”, in the Benes Rooms in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave. This event will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

5 p.m. Nov. 4 through 4:30 p.m. Nov. 5 – “Radical Gospel Living: Monasticism Today,” an ecumenical conference, on the Ohio Wesleyan campus. The conference is sponsored by the Office of the University Chaplain. Registration is $42 for students and $52 for the general public. Registration deadline is Oct. 28.

8 p.m. Nov. 4 and 5, and 2 p.m. Nov. 6 – OWU’s Opera Theater presents a program geared toward children, directed by Jason Hiester, M.M. Music will include selections from “Little Red Riding Hood,” “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and “Marriage of Figaro.” The program will be held in Jemison Auditorium in Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $7 for students, OWU employees, and senior citizens. Reserve tickets by calling (740) 368-3700.

8 p.m. Nov. 4, 5, 11 and 12, and 2 p.m. Nov. 13 – OWU’s Department of Theatre & Dance presents “Dear Brutus,” a comedic romp set during a weekend at a country estate, on the Main Stage in Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for non-OWU students, senior citizens, and OWU employees. OWU students with a valid ID are admitted free. Reserve tickets by calling (740) 368-3855 between 9 a.m. and noon or 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. Group rates are available.

8 p.m. Nov. 4, 11, and 18 – 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 $7 for adults and $5 for children and senior citizens. Reserve tickets by calling (740) 363-1257.

Nov. 5 (tentative) – North Coast Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Tournament (Finals), at Roy at Roy Rike Field, 249 Park Ave.

1 p.m. Nov. 5 – OWU Football versus Oberlin College, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

1 p.m. Nov. 5 – OWU Men’s and Women’s Swim Teams compete against The University of Mount Union, in the Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center, 150 S. Henry St.

7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 – OWU’s 2011 Economic Outlook Conference sponsored by the Department of Economics and the Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship. Three panelists will discuss the regional, national, and international economy and take questions. Scheduled panelists are Bill LaFayette, Ph.D., founder of Columbus, Ohio-based Regionomics LLC; Ian Sheldon, Ph.D., professor of agricultural, environmental, and development economics at The Ohio State University; and Guhan Venkatu, an economist in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. The conference will be held in the Benes Rooms in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave. This event will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

8 p.m. Nov. 9 – OWU Composition Recital featuring senior Jabez Co, in Jemison Auditorium in Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St.

4:10 p.m. Nov. 10 – The OWU Science Lecture Series presents James Krehbiel, M.F.A, OWU professor of fine arts, discussing astronomy and ethnoscience, in Edgar Hall, 35 S. Sandusky St.

8 p.m. Nov. 10 – Perkins Observatory’s New Vistas in Astronomy lecture presents Brad Peterson, Ph.D., of The Ohio State University discussing “The Great Observatories of South America,” at the observatory, 3199 Columbus Pike (U.S. 23), Delaware. This lecture is geared toward adults; tickets are $7. For reservations, call (740) 363-1257.

8 p.m. Nov. 11 – OWU’s Performing Arts Series presents folk musicians Chris Norman and David Greenberg – the Norman Greenberg Duo. The concert will be held in Jemison Auditorium in Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $5 for non-OWU students and senior citizens, and free for OWU students and employees. Tickets may be reserved by emailing paseries@owu.edu , visiting the PAS website, or calling (740) 368-3629.

3:15 p.m. Nov. 13 – OWU’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble, directed by Larry Griffin, D.M.A., will perform in Gray Chapel in University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 15 – Lima Company Memorial, The Eyes of Freedom, an exhibit of paintings depicting 23 members of Lima Company who died in Iraq in 2005, in the Benes Rooms in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave. Arranged by the American Red Cross Delaware County Chapter, this exhibit honoring America’s military will be on display at Ohio Wesleyan for one day only.

7 p.m. Nov. 15 – OWU’s 2011 Sagan National Colloquium presents Ousmane Badiane, Ph.D., Africa Director for the International Food Policy Research Institute, discussing “Evidence-Based Policy Planning: Linking Data, Analysis, and Strategy Design for Better Growth and Poverty Outcomes Under the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program,” in the Benes Rooms in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave. This event will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

8 p.m. Nov. 15 – OWU’s Park Avenue Jazz Ensemble, directed by Larry Griffin, D.M.A., will perform in Gray Chapel in University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St.

3:15 p.m. Nov. 17 – OWU Student Recital, in Jemison Auditorium in Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St.

4:10 p.m. Nov. 17 – The OWU Science Lecture Series presents Laura Sirot, Ph.D., assistant professor at The College of Wooster, discussing reproductive proteins in drosophila, in Room 163 in the Schimmel/Conrades Science Center, 90 S. Henry St.

10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19, and 10 a.m. Nov. 20 – OWU Corbiere/Merion Invitational Men’s and Women’s Swim Meet, in the Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center, 150 S. Henry St. This two-day event will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

7 p.m. Nov. 22 – OWU Men’s Basketball against Franklin College, in Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for students. This event will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

8 p.m. Nov. 29 – OWU Department of Music Chamber Orchestra Concert, directed by Michael Malone, Ph.D., in Gray Chapel in University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St.


Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier small, private universities, with more than 90 undergraduate majors, sequences, and courses of study, and 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Located in Delaware, Ohio, just minutes north of Ohio’s capital and largest city, Columbus, the university combines a globally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities that translate classroom theory into real-world practice. OWU’s close-knit community of 1,850 students represents 45 states and 52 countries. Ohio Wesleyan was named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction, is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” and is 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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