Accent on Women, Ashland University’s third annual women’s day on campus, will be held on May 7 in the Dauch College of Business and Economics.
Area residents are invited to join Ashland alumnae, spouses of trustees, mothers of current students and other friends of the University for a day of short educational sessions on a variety of topics, running from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ashland University Theatre will present its final production of the season, “Experience/Experiment: The 2010 One-Act Play Festival,” Wednesday to Saturday, April 21-24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre in the Center for the Arts. Each night of the festival will include four works produced, directed and performed by Ashland University students.
Two Ashland University students were awarded first place in the Ashland University ideaLabs Business Concept Competition sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Ashland.
Danielle Liggett of Galion and Saundra Zellner of Twinsburg received the $500 first prize for their concept, “The Fire Safe-T Room: Provided by the Guardian Service.”
“The collapse of the financial markets from 2007 to 2009 has turned the world of finance upside down and changed the way that finance is taught in the University classrooms. Today, professors are turning to behavioral finance literature, which is grounded in psychology and the ways in which people make decisions.”
ASHLAND, Ohio -- A finance professor at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio, says that the rules for the financial game have changed; turning the world of finance “upside down” and changing the way finance degree students are taught.
Ashland University has named Dr. Jeffrey Russell as dean of the Dauch College of Business and Economics. He is serving as interim dean at this time and will start his tenure as dean on July 1.
In announcing the appointment, Ashland University Provost Dr. Frank Pettigrew said, “Jeff brings stability and great leadership for the Dauch College to this position and will utilize his past knowledge and experience of the College and the University to guide the future direction for the Dauch College of Business and Economics.”
Ashland University’s Department of Psychology; the Psychology Club; and Psi Chi, the psychology honor society, are hosting a colloquium on Friday, April 9, at 3 p.m. in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
The speaker is Dr. Gary Lewandowski Jr., an associate professor of psychology from Monmouth University, and his talk is titled "Casting Light on the Darkness of Dissolution: Endings, Beginnings and Wanderings."
Ashland University’s College of Arts and Sciences is hosting an Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium that will feature the works of more than 60 students from 13 departments in the College.
According to Dr. Andrew Greene, assistant professor of biology/toxicology, the April 7 symposium, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 12:45 to 7 p.m. in Myers Convocation Center. A question-and-answer segment will follow each session.