Investment adviser Louis A. Simpson, a 1958 Ohio Wesleyan University graduate, will discuss "Corporate America -- to rent or to own?" at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 in Gray Chapel, inside University Hall at 61 S. Sandusky St.

Alum to speak, get honorary degree

Investment adviser Louis A. Simpson, a 1958 Ohio Wesleyan University graduate, will discuss "Corporate America -- to rent or to own?" at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 in Gray Chapel, inside University Hall at 61 S. Sandusky St.

Simpson's talk is part of OWU's annual Robert L. Milligan Leaders in Business Lecture Series. The program is free and open to the public.

During the evening, Simpson will be awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition of his contributions in the field of economics. He was a double major in economics and accounting at Ohio Wesleyan.

In May, Simpson created the Louis A. Simpson '58 Endowed Faculty Director of the Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship with a $2 million commitment to OWU.

For more information about the Milligan Lecture Series and the Woltemade Center, visit wcebe.owu.edu.

Next PAS concert

set for Oct. 5

Ohio Wesleyan University will host traditional Japanese koto and Indian tabla instrumentalists Yumi Kurosawa and Deep Singh at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 in Sanborn Hall's Jemison Auditorium, 23 Elizabeth St.

Kurosawa was born and raised in Japan. She began playing the 13-string koto, a large, stringed zither played with picks, and added the 20-string koto when she was 15. She has twice won the Japanese National Koto Competition.

Singh, born in London, began a professional career as a tabla percussionist at age 9. The tabla features two hand drums of different sizes and materials, able to create a wide variety of sound. Singh has performed in such venues as London's Royal Albert Hall and Carnegie Hall in New York City, where he lives.

Tickets are $20 general admission and $5 for senior citizens and non-OWU students with a valid school ID. Visit ticketweb.com, call 740-368-3629 or email paseries@owu. edu. For more information, visit pas.owu.edu.

Civil War historian

to speak at OWU

Civil War historian Allen C. Guelzo will discuss "Gettysburg: the Waterloo of the Rebellion," at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, in the Benes Rooms of the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave. The program is the 2013 Richard W. Smith Lecture in Civil War History.

Author of the New York Times bestseller Gettysburg: The Last Invasion, Guelzo is the Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania and the director of its Civil War Era Studies Program. He also is the first two-time winner of the Lincoln Prize, earning awards in 2000 and in 2005.

For more information, visit history.owu.edu.