Ohio Wesleyan University faculty member Frank Hobbs has earned an Individual Excellence Award and $5,000 grant from the Ohio Arts Council for a portfolio of paintings that reflect his interpretation of the contemporary landscape.
Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the “best and most interesting” four-year colleges in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain, according to the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2016,” which proclaims OWU to be “a small school with a big commitment to providing its students with a well-rounded education.”
When Ohio Wesleyan University’s Merrick Hall opened in 1873, it was devoted to the study of science and was among the earliest U.S. college buildings built for such a single academic purpose. When the 142-year-old building reopens Aug. 20 – following a yearlong, $8-million, donor-funded restoration – Merrick Hall again will be cutting-edge in its academic vision and purpose.
Faculty member David L. Eastman’s latest book recounts vicious attack dogs appearing out of nowhere, people being raised from the dead, a decapitated head going missing, and a showdown with a wicked sorcerer. The book is not a fictional thriller, but a nonfiction collection of traditions associated with the deaths of apostles Peter and Paul.
Time Warner Cable Inc. is awarding a $3,000 “Connect A Million Minds” grant to Ohio Wesleyan University’s OWjL summer camp program to support science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) enrichment programming for hundreds of talented and gifted middle school students from nine central Ohio counties.