Ashland University English Professor to Give Poetry Reading
3/6/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - Dr. Deborah Fleming, professor of English, chair of the English Department and editor of the Ashland Poetry Press, will read from her poetry collection “Morning, Winter Solstice” on Monday, March 18, at 4 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall located in 138 Schar College of Education Building.
The reading is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.
Ashland University English Department Sets Spring Reading Series
3/4/13 ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashland University English Department has set its Spring 2013 Reading Series that will feature a fiction reading by Bill Roorbach on March 25 and a nonfiction reading by Diana Hume George on April 15.
The readings will take place in Room 138 of the Dwight Schar College of Education and are free and open to the public. The readings will begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by refreshments at 5:30 p.m. For more information, please contact Kari Repuyan at 419.289.5110 or at email@example.com
3/4/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - The Ashland University Juried Student Art Exhibition opens on Thursday, March 21, in the Coburn Gallery with a reception to be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
This exhibition, which will run from March 21 to April 5, will offer $1,300 in awards to student artists, including Best in Show, Everett S. Caldemeyer Award, Dean’s Award, People’s Choice Award and awards in each of the six art areas: painting, printmaking, sculpture, digital media, drawing and ceramics. The awards ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. on March 21.
Ashland University Education Professors Contribute to Book Publication
3/1/13 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University’s Dr. Marian Maxfield, assistant professor of education, and Dr. Deanna Romano, associate professor of education, have published a chapter in the publication, “Pedagogical Applications and Social Effects of Mobile Technology Integration,” which has been released by IGI Global.
Dwight Schar College of Nursing Called A Premier Facility
Ashland University’s new Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences building is already causing some major waves in the nursing world.
Faye Grund, dean of the Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences, called the building one of the top nursing facilities in the country and this statement was echoed by Lucas Huang, founder of B-Line Medical, the company that created the software and designed the simulators in the new building.
Ashland University Professor Launches Audio Podcast
2/28/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - Matt Tullis, Ashland University journalism and digital media assistant professor, has launched an audio podcast, titled “Gangrey: The Podcast,” that is all about narrative journalism.
The podcast takes its name from Gangrey.com, a site dedicated to showcasing the very best in narrative journalism, and, according to Tullis, the podcast has a very similar goal.
Ashland University Students Awarded CMA Scholarships
2/26/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - Four Ashland University students have been recognized for their outstanding work and were the recipients of the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) scholarships by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) at Ashland University’s Student IMA meeting on Feb. 20. Those receiving the CMA scholarships were Andrew Knapp of Millersburg, Rita Wiening of Ashland, Grace Bowers of Wadsworth and Jessica Workinger of Orrville.
Ashland University College of Nursing Receives $75,000 Gift from Sutton Bank
2/25/13 ASHLAND, Ohio – Sutton Bank has made a $75,000 gift to Ashland University as part of the “Compassion, Community, Commitment. Building a Healthy Tomorrow” campaign for the University’s new Dwight Schar College of Nursing facility.
Ashland University President Dr. Frederick Finks received the gift on Friday from John Augenstein, president of Ashland’s Sutton Bank.
2/21/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - Ashland Main Street will present a panel discussion titled "The Ashland Project: How Local Merchants Can Work Together to Slow the Money in Ashland" at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Ridenour Room of the Dauch College of Business and Economics on the Ashland University campus.
The program, sponsored by Ashland Center for Nonviolence, is free and open to the public.
Ashland University Science Research Challenges Hypothesis
Research done by Ashland University science professors Dr. Jeffrey Weidenhamer, Dr. Robert Bergosh, Dr. Mason Posner and their students is challenging the prevailing hypothesis for the success of an important wetland invader.
The common reed, Phragmites australis, is a serious invasive weed in North American wetlands and one of the most serious invasive plants in the world. According to recent published reports, the roots of this plant release a toxic chemical, gallic acid, which is responsible for its success as an invader.