Well-known writers Rebecca McClanahan and Scott Russell Sanders will be guest speakers at the River Teeth Nonfiction Conference that will be held on the Ashland University campus May 17 to 19. The conference, which will center on essay, memoir and literary journalism, will consist of two full days of manuscript consultations, seminars, readings and community, all focused on the craft of nonfiction.
Ashland University’s Spring 2013 Commencement will be held on May 11 at 10 a.m. at Miller Stadium, located in the Dwight Schar Athletic Complex off Broad Street. The speaker for the event will be Donald Jakeway, a 1970 alumnus and deputy city manager for Economic Development & Capital Investment for the city of Arlington, Texas.
Dr. Diane Bonfiglio, assistant professor of psychology at Ashland University, (second from the left) discusses her persistence study project with a number of Ashland University students who were involved in the research. The research conducted by the group gives employers hope that creating a positive work place could increase the work production of employees.
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1. Submit your Enrollment Deposit The priority deadline is May 1. Submitting the enrollment deposit will allow you to select your preferred residence hall, sign up for orientation/registration, and more.
2. Complete your Enrollment Forms
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On May 3, the Ashland University men won the GLIAC outdoor track and field championships. This is the 10th time the Ashland men have won the outdoor crown since 1996. The Ashland University men led a 14-team field with 199 points. Grand Valley State (169) was second and Tiffin (102) was third. The Ashland women finished second out of 15 teams with 109 points.
Ashland University professor Nancy Udolph poses with students of her International Perspectives on Women course. Those in the course have extended microloans to women from other countries through Kiva, a non-profit organization connecting lenders to borrowers to improve living conditions and alleviate poverty. Udolph specializes in international social work and works with Kiva to help students see principles of microfinance in action.
The Ashland University women's basketball team was crowned the Division II national champions Friday night after defeating Dowling 71 to 56 in San Antonio, Texas. The Eagles led the entire game pulling out to double digit leads most of the way. The Eagles, who entered the tournament ranked second in the nation, ended the season with a 37-1 record and got revenge for a loss in the championship game last year. The Eagles were led by senior Kari Daugherty who had 26 points and 12 rebounds.