Award-winning police officer to host criminal justice presentation Oct. 25
ASHLAND, Ohio – The departments of criminal justice and religion at Ashland University, along with the Ashland Center for Nonviolence, are hosting an event, “Dispelling the Myths and Misconceptions: Interacting with the Middle Eastern and Muslim Population,” on Tuesday, Oct. 25. It is open to the public and will take place in the John C. Myers Convocation Center (faculty/trustees room) from 6-8 p.m.…
AU welcomes acclaimed spoken word performer for two-day residency Oct. 25-26
ASHLAND, Ohio – The department of languages and literatures at Ashland University is hosting a two-day fall poetry reading and residency, featuring poet, professor and acclaimed spoken word performer Ryler Dustin, on Oct. 25-26.
There will be two public events. On Tuesday, Oct. 25, Dustin will host an open mic night, presented by Sigma Tau Delta, at the auditorium in the…
Three ensembles to perform at Fall Choral Concert on Sunday, Oct. 23
ASHLAND, Ohio – Three choral ensembles—the Ashland University Chamber Singers, the Ashland Area Chorus and the Ashland University Choir—will perform during this coming Sunday’s (Oct. 23) annual Fall Choral Concert. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at Jack and Deb Miller Chapel starting at 4 p.m.
Rowland Blackley, director of choral activities…
CEO of ZeoVation to present “Lab to Marketplace” seminar on Oct. 27
ASHLAND, Ohio – Bo Wang, co-founder and CEO of ZeoVation, Inc., will be the speaker for Ashland University’s sixth annual “Lab to Marketplace” seminar, Thursday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. This year’s event returns to Ronk Lecture Hall in the Dwight Schar College of Education after recently being virtual-only (there will not be an online option this year). The event is free and open to the public.
Gordon E. Heffern Lecture on Christian Ethics in Business returns to AU on Nov. 1
ASHLAND, Ohio – Richard Veres, the founder of Highland Consulting Associates, Inc., will return to Ashland University to be the featured speaker of the Gordon E. Heffern Lecture on Christian Ethics in Business on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the John C. Myers Convocation Center (638 Jefferson St.). Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for the event, with lunch served at 11:45. It is open to the public, but those interested in attending should RSVP by Oct…
Newly-opened Archer Dietetics Foods Lab to benefit AU's growing dietetics program
As the name indicates, the new Archer Dietetics Foods Lab will benefit the dietetics program at Ashland University.
But it should also be a positive for the rest of the university, the community and even other Ohio colleges.
“We envision using this space for other things because it’s not all about dietetics,” Denise…
First “Jazz at the Nest Concert” of the season set for Tuesday, Oct. 18
ASHLAND, Ohio – The award-winning Ashland University Jazz Orchestra will perform its first “Jazz at the Nest” concert of the 2022-23 season on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center’s Eagle’s Nest from 7:30-9 p.m.
The AUJO, currently under the direction of Scott Garlock, a professor of music, has been providing the AU campus and greater Ashland community with…
AU presenting concert, “An Evening with Cathi Campo,” on Thursday, Oct. 20
ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University will host a benefit concert, “An Evening with Cathi Campo,” on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. in the John C. Myers Convocation Center. Campo will take the audience back to the Jazz Age, as she sings selections from the songbook of legendary composers George and Ira Gershwin, accompanied by a jazz trio.
Campo is the niece of famed American singer and actress Rosemary Clooney, winner of a Grammy Lifetime…
Posner continues to study eyes using zebrafish
It doesn’t take long to see that Mason Posner likes zebrafish.
The Ashland University biology professor has a drawing of one wearing a Santa hat on his office door.
“There was one year our biology student group for Christmas made these pictures of the organisms we each work on and they gave them to us,” Posner said with a smile.
So that all people can see drawings like Posner’s is the main reason he works with the small freshwater fish…
Ashbrook Center’s new home in College of Education dedicated
Jean Ashbrook helped cut the ribbon.
In the library, Sally Schramm greeted attendees.
And Marv Krinsky and Jeff Sikkenga welcomed the crowd Saturday, Oct. 1, to the Ashbrook Center’s new home in the Dwight Schar College of Education building on the Ashland University campus with brief remarks highlighting its nearly 40-year history.
“John would be so proud,” Ashbrook said about the dedication of the new…
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