Press Release

Ohio Wesleyan Announces October 2015 Public Events

September 15, 2015 – by Cole Hatcher

DELAWARE, Ohio – Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its October 2015 lineup of public events. For the latest OWU event information, including schedule changes, visit https://www.owu.edu/calendars/. For Battling Bishop athletics, visit www.battlingbishops.com. For webstreaming, visit https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/.

Now through Oct. 6 – “Forgotten Places,” an exhibition of photography by William JanTausch, OWU Class of 1969, in Gallery 2001 inside Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave., Delaware. An artist’s reception with JanTausch will be held from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 17 inside the gallery. JanTausch’s photographs capture haunting images of local scenery, including an abandoned sawmill. Gallery hours coincide with library hours, posted online at library.owu.edu. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit https://www.owu.edu/about/offices-services/richard-m-ross-art-museum/ for more information. Admission is free.

Sept. 23 through Dec. 8 – “Cultures of the World,” an exhibition of photography by OWU graduate and former alumni relations director Sally Christiansen Harris, Class of 1976, in the Alumni Gallery of Mowry Alumni Center, 16 Rowland Ave., Delaware. An artist’s reception with Harris will be held from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 3 inside the gallery. Harris also will give an illustrated artist talk at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 in Room 312 of the R.W. Corns Building, 78 S. Sandusky St., Delaware, followed by a reception at 8 p.m. in nearby Mowry Alumni Center. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit https://www.owu.edu/about/offices-services/richard-m-ross-art-museum/ for more information. Admission is free.

Oct. 1 through Nov. 13 – “Matter of Fact,” an exhibition of oil paintings by Todd Gordon, who grew up in Delaware, and “Sur,” featuring paintings by Paul Ching-Bor, at the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Gordon’s oils are inspired by industrial zones in Brooklyn and Queens. Learn more at toddjgordon.com. Ching-Bor’s work captures the urban scenery of Manhattan’s skyscrapers, street crossings, bridge constructions, and harbor facilities. Learn more at paulchingbor.com. Ching-Bor will give a gallery talk and tour of his paintings at 4:10 p.m. Sept. 30 at the museum, followed by a public reception from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Gordon will give an illustrated artist’s talk at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in Room 312 of the R.W. Corns Building, 78 S. Sandusky St., Delaware, followed by a public reception from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the nearby Ross Art Museum. During the academic year, the 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. It will be closed Oct. 14-17 for mid-semester break. The museum is handicap-accessible. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit https://www.owu.edu/about/offices-services/richard-m-ross-art-museum/ for more information. Admission is free.

4:30 p.m. Oct. 1 – Ohio Wesleyan will dedicate its new Simpson Querrey Fitness Center and rededicate its fully renovated Edwards Gymnasium with an outdoor ceremony featuring lead donors OWU graduate Louis A. Simpson, Class of 1958, and his wife and business partner, Kimberly K. Querrey. The fitness center, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware, includes wellness education rooms, the Jannuzi Dance Studio, and renovated classroom space as well as state-of-the-art exercise equipment. After the ceremony, both buildings will be open from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. for self-guided tours. This event is free.

1 p.m. Oct. 3 – OWU Football vs. Denison, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets for the 2015 Homecoming game are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

5 p.m. Oct. 3 – OWU Field Hockey vs. DePauw, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com. Admission is free.

5 p.m. Oct. 3 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Rochester (Mich.), at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35.Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Oct.3 – The Ohio Wesleyan Department of Theatre & Dance will celebrate the opening of its new on-campus Jannuzi Dance Studio with a 4 p.m. reception and a 5:30 p.m. informal performance by Cleveland-based Inlet Dance Theatre featuring Joshua Brown, OWU Class of 2004.Jannuzi Dance Studio is located inside Simpson Querrey Fitness Center, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Call (740) 368-3855 or visit https://www.owu.edu/academics/departments-programs/department-of-theatre-dance/ for more information. Admission is free, but seating is limited.

3:15 p.m. Oct. 4 – Ohio Wesleyan student recital featuring Mu Phi Epsilon (international professional music fraternity) members, in Jemison Auditorium, inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Learn more at https://www.owu.edu/academics/departments-programs/department-of-music/. Admission is free.

4 p.m. Oct. 5 – Ohio Wesleyan will dedicate its new labyrinth with a lecture by Lauren Artress, founder of Veriditas, the World-Wide Labyrinth Project, and author of “The Sacred Path Companion: A Guide to Walking the Labyrinth to Heal and Transform.” Artress will speak in the third-floor ballroom of Merrick Hall, 65 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Afterward, everyone is invited to gather outside at the nearby stone labyrinth and participate in an asperging, or water blessing, of the path. The labyrinth is a gift to the university from the family of Kathe Law Rhinesmith, Class of 1964. Call (740) 368-3082 for more information. These events are free.

7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 – Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Ph.D., chair of the Department of African American Studies and the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University, discusses “An Uncommon Faith: Pragmatism and Religion,” in the third-floor ballroom in Merrick Hall, 65 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. His presentation is the 2015-2016 Merrick Lecture sponsored by the OWU Department of Religion. Learn more at https://www.owu.edu/academics/departments-programs/department-of-religion/. Admission is free.

8 p.m. Oct. 8-9; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Oct. 10 – “Arcadia” by Tom Stoppard. Science, literature, and the mysteries of attraction intertwine in the past and present for family and visitors at an English country house. Comedy, ample wit, and the elements of a good detective story all add to the experience in this award-winning contemporary masterpiece. This play will be directed by Ohio Wesleyan faculty member Ed Kahn and performed on the Main Stage inside Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware. 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 OWU ID. To reserve tickets, call the Theatre Box Office at (740) 368-3855. For more information, visit https://www.owu.edu/academics/departments-programs/department-of-theatre-dance/.

5 p.m. Oct. 10 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Wittenberg, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/.Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

7 p.m. Oct. 10 – OWU Men’s Soccer vs. Wittenberg, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

1:30 p.m. Oct. 11 – CROP Hunger Walk raising funds to end hunger in the United States and around the world, beginning outside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. inside the center, with the walk stepping off at 2 p.m. The walk is coordinated locally by Delaware Ministerial, and a portion of the funds raised will benefit People In Need Inc. Ohio Wesleyan’s involvement is as part of the UMC Ohio Five Colleges’ first-ever “Do All the Good You Can” Days of Service collaboration. Learn more, register for the event, or make contributions at www.cwsglobal.org/get-involved, or contact Sally Leber at ssleber@owu.edu.

3:15 p.m. Oct. 11 – Ohio Wesleyan faculty recital featuring Mariko Kaneda on piano and David Niwa on violin/viola, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Call (740) 368-3700 or visit https://www.owu.edu/academics/departments-programs/department-of-music/ for more information. Admission is free.

4:30 p.m. Oct. 13 – OWU Field Hockey vs. Denison, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com. Admission is free.

7 p.m. Oct. 14 – OWU Men’s Soccer vs. Wooster, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

7 p.m. Oct. 14 – OWU Volleyball vs. Denison, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com. Admission is free.

4 p.m. Oct. 17 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Allegheny, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/.Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

6 p.m. Oct. 17 – OWU Men’s Soccer vs. Allegheny, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

7 p.m. Oct. 17 – OWU Volleyball vs. Otterbein, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com. Admission is free.

4:30 p.m. Oct. 21 – OWU Field Hockey vs. Wooster, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com. Admission is free.

7 p.m. Oct. 21 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Wooster, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/.Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

Noon Oct. 22 – Leslie Jamison, award-winning essayist and author of The New York Times bestselling essay collection, “The Empathy Exams,” discusses craft and the connections between reported and personal material in journalism, in Benes Rooms A and B of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave. Delaware. Jamison’s presentation, which will feature readings from both published and new work, is sponsored by the Department of English’s Katherine Kearney Carpenter Lecture Series, established in 1967 by O. William Carpenter in honor of his wife. Learn more at https://www.owu.edu/academics/departments-programs/department-of-english/. Admission is free.

7 p.m. Oct. 22 – OWU Volleyball vs. DePauw, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com. Admission is free.

7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 – Peter Carmichael, Ph.D., director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College and the Robert C. Fluhrer Professor of Civil War History, discusses “The Final Battles of the 1865 and the Ongoing Civil War,” in Benes Rooms A and B of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. The event, part of Ohio Wesleyan’s commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, is the 2015 Richard W. Smith Lecture in Civil War History sponsored by the OWU Department of History. Learn more at https://www.owu.edu/academics/departments-programs/department-of-history/. Admission is free.

7 p.m. Oct. 23 – OWU Field Hockey vs. Oberlin, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com. Admission is free.

8 p.m. Oct. 23-24 – Ohio Wesleyan Fall Senior Project Productions featuring “Actions That A (Wo)Man Might Play” with OWU senior Hannah Simpson and “Dutchman” by LeRoi Jones with OWU senior Margot Reed. These performances will be held in the Studio Theatre inside Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware, and may contain adult themes and language. Tickets are free, but required because of limited seating. To reserve tickets, call the Theatre Box Office at (740) 368-3855. For more information, visit https://www.owu.edu/academics/departments-programs/department-of-theatre-dance/.

1 p.m. Oct. 24 – OWU Football vs. DePauw, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

1 p.m. Oct. 24 – OWU Volleyball vs. Hiram, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com. Admission is free.

5 p.m. Oct. 24 – OWU Volleyball vs. Randolph-Macon, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com. Admission is free.

7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 – Panel discussion on the economic and business impact of legalizing marijuana, “CannaBusiness: Hurdles and Successes in the Marijuana Industry,” moderated by Justin Breidenbach, CPA, assistant professor of accounting, and featuring licensed State of Washington growers Steve Walser of Buddy Boy Farm and Rachel Cooper of Monkey Grass Farms and Lucid Oils. The event – which will address economic and business issues only – will be held in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Learn more at https://www.owu.edu/academics/departments-programs/department-of-economics/the-woltemade-center/. Admission is free.

7 p.m. Oct. 28 – OWU Field Hockey vs. Wittenberg, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St., Delaware. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com. Admission is free.

7 p.m. Oct. 28 – OWU Men’s Soccer vs. Kenyon, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

5 p.m. Oct. 30 – OWU Volleyball vs. Heidelberg, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Learn more at www.battlingbishops.com. Admission is free.

5 p.m. Oct. 31 – OWU Women’s Soccer vs. Hiram, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/.Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

7 p.m. Oct. 31 – OWU Men’s Soccer vs. Hiram, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave., Delaware. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID. Individual season passes may be purchased through the Athletics Department for $35. The game is scheduled to be streamed live at https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/. Call (740) 368-3726 or visit www.battlingbishops.com for more information.

Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts universities. Located in Delaware, Ohio, the private university offers 86 undergraduate majors and competes in 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Ohio Wesleyan combines a challenging, internationally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities to connect classroom theory with real-world experience. OWU’s 1,750 students represent 46 U.S. states and territories and 43 countries. Ohio Wesleyan is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” listed on the latest President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, and included in the U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review “best colleges” lists. Learn more at www.owu.edu.