Ashland University has finished seventh in the 2009-2010 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup and Ashland had the highest finish of any private institution. A year ago, Ashland placed sixth in the country in the all-sports standings, which was the school's best finish in the all-sports trophy. This is the third consecutive year Ashland University has finished in the nation’s Top 10. http://athletics.ashland.edu/press-news.php?pressID=2167
Renowned authors Tobias Wolff and Natasha Trethewey highlight a number of outstanding writers who will present at Ashland University’s Master of Fine Arts Summer Residency Program this summer. The events, which are free and open to the public, will begin July 25 and continue through Aug. 6.
ASHLAND, Ohio -- As of Monday, June 14, the Ashland University Office of Admission will have a new home and will be located in what will be known as the Welcome Center/Office of Admission at 430 College Avenue. This building was formerly known as the Gill Center.
Analyses conducted by Ashland University Chemistry Professor Jeff Weidenhamer were cited in a New York Times article about the recall of 12 million Shrek-themed glasses by McDonald's on Friday. Dr. Weidenhamer was assisted by Ashland University senior Jennifer Miller, who is working with him this summer to characterize the hazards of inexpensive jewelry items containing high levels of cadmium. This research, which has prompted three recalls of jewelry for cadmium contamination, is supported by a grant from the Dr. Scholl Foundation.
ASHLAND, Ohio – The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University will be hosting a summer art exhibition that will open with a reception on June 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. for the artists Lindsay Scypta, Sandra Holata and Donald R. Miller. Admission to the exhibition is free and the exhibition runs through July 16.
The Brutality Fields is the sixth in a series of installations by Holata and Miller detailing a journey, together and individuals, of truth, hope, despair and redemption.
Katherine Anne Moga, who graduated from Ashland University in May of 2010 with a bachelor of science degree in chemistry, has received a teaching assistantship in the Chemistry Department at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. She plans to pursue a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry, and hopes to teach at the college level when she completes her degree. Katie, who is from Stow, Ohio, was selected as the recipient of the Chemistry Department’s Senior American Chemical Society Award.