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AU student to perform “Comedy Tonight: An Evening of Musical Theatre Antics” Nov. 19

ASHLAND, Ohio – Katie Snell, a theatre major at Ashland University, will present her senior project, “Comedy Tonight: An Evening of Musical Theatre Antics,” this Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m., inside the Studio Theatre of the Center for the Arts (331 College Ave.). This event is free and open to the public, and no tickets are needed but seating is limited.

Snell will…

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Tickets on sale for AU’s Madrigal Feaste taking place Dec. 1-4

ASHLAND, Ohio – Tickets are on sale now for the Madrigal Feaste, a beloved and long-standing tradition at Ashland University. The 46th annual event will be held Thursday to Sunday, Dec. 1-4, at Redwood Hall with doors opening at 6 p.m. each night and the royal procession beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The Feaste, presented by the department of music at AU, consists of a four-course…

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Eagle Marching Band performing “Sounds of the Stadium” Sunday, Nov. 13

ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University’s Eagle Marching Band will have its final performance of the fall this coming Sunday, Nov. 13, when it presents the annual “Sounds of the Stadium” concert. The free event will take place inside Kates Gymnasium, beginning at 4 p.m.

Directed by Joseph Lewis Jr., the Eagle Marching Band will be playing a number of hits from its pregame and…

Nicole Harriott

’99 AU grad: Journey to new drug discovery started at Ashland

Nicole Harriott ’99 didn’t have a career in mind when she came to Ashland University.

That didn’t change after four years at AU.

It took until graduate school to finally realize the kind of job she wanted.

“I just want to reassure you: if you don’t know what you exactly want to do, that’s OK,” she told
students in the audience during a presentation she gave Friday, Oct. 21, at her alma mater. “As long as
you follow your…

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Annual Environmental Lecture Series at AU returns Nov. 9, featuring Perry Gottesfeld

ASHLAND, Ohio – Perry Gottesfeld, executive director of Occupational Knowledge International, is the featured guest for the first of Ashland University’s 2022-23 Environmental Lecture Series on Wednesday night, Nov. 9. He will present “The Global Health Implications of the Transition to Clean Electric Vehicles,” starting at 7:30 p.m., in the Trustees Room at the John C. Myers Convocation Center.

Daniel Gullotta

Australian native happy to be in America and teaching at AU

Like the television show “90 Day Fiancé,” Australian native Daniel Gullotta entered the United States on a fiancé visa eight years ago.

“Not quite as dramatically though,” said Gullotta, referencing the American reality television series that follows couples who have applied for or received those visas. “Most of those people haven’t met their spouses. We had met and been together for…

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AU theatre to present classic Greek tragedy “Antigone” Nov. 3-6

ASHLAND, Ohio – The department of theatre at Ashland University opens its 2022-23 season by presenting “Antigone,” written by ancient Greek tragedian Sophocles and translated by Anne Carson. This production, directed by adjunct professor of theatre Shley Snider, will be performed Nov. 3-6 in the Studio Theatre of the Center for the Arts (331 College Ave.). There will be nightly shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-5, at 7:30 p.m…

Stan Andrisse presents at AU's Correctional Education and Reentry Summit

Experts in correctional education discuss best practices, reentry initiatives at AU

Stan Andrisse is a research endocrinologist who has done research on diabetes, written a book and is a faculty member at Howard University College of Medicine, a visiting professor for Imperial College London and used to work at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

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AU’s Coburn Gallery hosting National Collage Society exhibition Oct. 27-Nov. 19

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University is serving as the host site for the National Collage Society’s 38th Annual Juried Exhibition, featuring 70 works by 62 artists from across 32 states and four countries. The exhibition will run from Oct. 27-Nov. 19, with an opening reception this Thursday, Oct. 27, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

AU President Carlos Campo

AU Board of Trustees announces one-year extension of President Campo’s contract

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashland University Board of Trustees approved to extend the contract of President Carlos Campo for an additional year during its Oct. 21 board meeting. Campo will now serve as president of AU through at least May 2025.

“The Board of Trustees is happy to announce that it has exercised an additional one-year option to extend the term of President Campo…

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