OWU’s October events announced


Staff Report



Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its October 2015 lineup of public events.

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.

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. An artist’s reception with Harris will be from 3 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., followed by a reception at 8 p.m. in nearby Mowry Alumni Center.

Oct. 1 through Nov. 13 – “Oil Paintings,” an exhibition 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. 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 to 6 p.m. Gordon will give an illustrated artist’s talk at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in Room 320 of the R.W. Corns Building, 78 S. Sandusky St., followed by a public reception from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Ross Art Museum.

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. After the ceremony, both buildings will be open from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. for self-guided tours.

1 p.m. Oct. 3 – OWU football vs. Denison, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St. 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.

5 p.m. Oct. 3 – OWU field hockey vs. DePauw, at Selby Stadium.

5 p.m. Oct. 3 – OWU women’s soccer vs. Rochester (Mich.), at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex, 249 Park Ave.

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.

3:15 p.m. Oct. 4 – OWU student recital featuring Mu Phi Epsilon (international professional music fraternity) members, in Jemison Auditorium, inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St.

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. An asperging, or water blessing, of the path will follow.

7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 – Eddie S. Glaude Jr., 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. His presentation is the 2015-2016 Merrick Lecture sponsored by the OWU Department of Religion.

8 p.m. Oct. 8-9; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Oct. 10 – “Arcadia” by Tom Stoppard. This play will be directed by OWU faculty member Ed Kahn and performed on the Main Stage inside Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave. For ticket information, call 740-368-3855.

5 p.m. Oct. 10 – OWU women’s soccer vs. Wittenberg, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex.

7 p.m. Oct. 10 – OWU men’s soccer vs. Wittenberg, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex.

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. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. inside the center, with the walk stepping off at 2 p.m. Learn more at www.cwsglobal.org/get-involved, or contact Sally Leber at ssleber@owu.edu.

3:15 p.m. Oct. 11 – OWU faculty recital featuring Mariko Kaneda on piano and David Niwa on violin/viola, in Jemison Auditorium

4:30 p.m. Oct. 13 – OWU field hockey vs. Denison, at Selby Stadium.

• 7 p.m. Oct. 14 – OWU men’s soccer vs. Wooster, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex.

7 p.m. Oct. 14 – OWU volleyball vs. Denison, at Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St.

4 p.m. Oct. 17 – OWU women’s soccer vs. Allegheny, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex.

6 p.m. Oct. 17 – OWU men’s soccer vs. Allegheny, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex.

7 p.m. Oct. 17 – OWU volleyball vs. Otterbein, at Branch Rickey Arena.

4:30 p.m. Oct. 21 – OWU field hockey vs. Wooster, at Selby Stadium.

7 p.m. Oct. 21 – OWU women’s soccer vs. Wooster, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex.

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.

7 p.m. Oct. 22 – OWU volleyball vs. DePauw, at Branch Rickey Arena.

7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 – Peter Carmichael, 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. 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.

7 p.m. Oct. 23 – OWU field hockey vs. Oberlin, at Selby Stadium.

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, and may contain adult themes and language. To reserve tickets, call the Theatre Box Office at 740-368-3855.

1 p.m. Oct. 24 – OWU football vs. DePauw, at Selby Stadium.

1 p.m. Oct. 24 – OWU volleyball vs. Hiram, at Branch Rickey Arena.

5 p.m. Oct. 24 – OWU volleyball vs. Randolph-Macon, at Branch Rickey Arena.

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.

• 7 p.m. Oct. 28 – OWU field hockey vs. Wittenberg, at Selby Stadium.

7 p.m. Oct. 28 – OWU men’s soccer vs. Kenyon, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex.

3:15 p.m. Oct. 29 – OWU student recital including vocalists junior Chris Gardias and junior Bryson Tarbet, in Jemison Auditorium.

5 p.m. Oct. 30 – OWU volleyball vs. Heidelberg, at Branch Rickey Arena.

5 p.m. Oct. 31 – OWU women’s soccer vs. Hiram, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex.

7 p.m. Oct. 31 – OWU men’s soccer vs. Hiram, at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex.

For the latest OWU event information, including schedule changes, visit http://events.owu.edu. For Battling Bishop athletics, visit www.battlingbishops.com.

Staff Report

Information for this story was provided by Ohio Wesleyan University.

Information for this story was provided by Ohio Wesleyan University.