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Video Game Design Basics Elective Being Offered in 2019 Spring Semester

Joy Johnson

October 28, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

Ashland University will offer a video game design basics course for the first time this spring semester. Carl Nestor, the instructional designer within LearnAU, worked with Dr. Iyad Ajwa, the chair of mathematics and computer science department, to create this elective course for students. CS260...

Chlorine levels sideline AU swimmers

Chlorine levels sideline AU swimmers

Zach Read

October 27, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS, SHOWCASE

The swimming pool in the Ashland University recreation center had to undergo a shocking treatment last weekend (Oct. 18-19) due to the combined chlorine becoming too high. The chloramine (the combined chlorine) level in the pool became too high which affected the skin and breathing of AU swimmers...

The Recreation Center: a social hub on campus

The Recreation Center: a social hub on campus

Bella Pacinelli

October 24, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

It is hard to miss the large purple eagle in front of the dome-shaped building that is Ashland University’s Recreation Center. Students are greeted with a ‘hello’ from the customer service employee, the sound of basketballs hitting the gym floor and the faint smell of chlorine from the pool...

AU to host chamber ensemble concert with award winning pianist

Chris Martucci

October 20, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

On Monday, Oct. 22, the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall at the Center for the Arts at Ashland University will host a chamber ensemble concert at 7:30 pm. The concert will be featuring AU music professor Dr. Thomas Reed on clarinet, Maestro Arie Lipsky of the Ashland Symphony Orchestra on cello and flute,...

International Education Week to begin

Bella Pacinelli

October 16, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

International Education Week will begin on Monday, Oct. 22 and go through Saturday, Oct. 27. Sponsored by the International Club, International Student Services, and the Study Abroad department, the week serves as an opportunity to remind students of the international experiences that are available...

Judge Sutton to visit AU for lecture

Avaerie Fitzgerald

October 14, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

The Ashbrook Center will be hosting their first Major Issues Lecture Series event of the year with Judge Jeffrey Sutton on Friday, Oct. 16 at 12 p.m. Sutton has been a judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit since 2003. He currently works as an adjunct professor at The Ohio...

AU choir to have first concert of the 2018-2019 school year

Madison Graver

October 11, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

On Sunday, Oct. 14, the Ashland University Choir, Women’s Chorus and Ashland Area Chorus will be putting on their fall concert at 4 p.m. in the Jack and Deb Miller Chapel. The concert will be free and open to the public. Each year, the University Choir, Women’s Chorus, and Ashland Area Chorus...

AU G.I.V.S. program takes a new approach

Luqman Tarouti

October 11, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

Ashland University's volunteer organization Ashland University Get Involved with Volunteer Service (AU G.I.V.S) is changing the way their organization works. The organization has been restructured to serve the community better and adequately communicate “Calls for Action” to students that have...

The Student Health Center is offering free flu shots

The Student Health Center is offering free flu shots

Justin Davis

October 9, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS, SHOWCASE

The Ashland University Student Health Center is offering free influenza vaccines to full-time employees and students during office hours while supplies last. There is no sign-up, no reservation and no appointment required for students and faculty, and the shots will be given on a first come, first...

Tournees film festival to run through October

Paul Murray

October 9, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

Ashland University’s department of foreign languages will host the Tournees Festival throughout Oct. 10, 16, 17, 23, 24 and 30. The festival will take place in the Ronk Lecture Hall in the Schar College of Education. The Tournees festival is a French film festival put on by Dr. Richard Grey and...

Oil and gas companies explore Northeast Ohio for fracking opportunities

Oil and gas companies explore Northeast Ohio for fracking opportunities

Avaerie Fitzgerald

October 5, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Several southeastern Ohio counties are in the process of being fracked for oil and gas by two different companies that are now exploring north central Ohio as a viable option for new sites. Near Ashland, two companies, TransCanada and Cabot Oil & Gas, have begun the process of drilling exploratory...

Emotional support animal, Mr. Bubbles, to visit Ashland University

Emotional support animal, Mr. Bubbles, to visit Ashland University

Joy Johnson

October 5, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Mr. Bubbles, the emotional support miniature horse, will be coming to Ashland University’s Student Center on Oct. 9. From 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Eagle Peer Educators worked with Ashland University’s psych club and Dr. Deborah Sullivan, director of Campus Wellness at Ashland University, to...