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McKnight Life Calling Series event “A Life Worth Living” slated for January 30

Carrie Smith

January 25, 2020

The Dauch College of Business and Economics, with support from the McKnight Family Endowment, will be hosting the next speaking event in the McKnight Life Calling Lecture Series on Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Dauch College of Business and Economics. The speaker, Ronald Spon, is a former Richland County...

Tournee Film Festival: Exploring cultural film

Samantha Didion

January 24, 2020

Ashland University’s Foreign Language department is giving students and community members the chance to explore other cultures through film. Throughout the month of January they will host the Tournées Film Festival that will feature five recent French films and one classic film. This event began...

Ashbrook Colloquium focuses on intelligence community

Brooke Young

January 24, 2020

Ashland University’s Ashbrook program is presenting a colloquium on Jan. 24 beginning at 3 p.m. where speakers Dr. David Hadley and Dr. Peter Mansoor will be discussing, “Public Checks on the Intelligence Community”, which discusses the relationship between the press and the intelligence community...

Ashland University spending freeze in full effect

Ashland University spending freeze in full effect

Zach Read, MANAGING EDITOR OF THE COLLEGIAN

January 23, 2020

As Ashland University celebrated Christmas and rang in the New Year, the newly imposed spending and hiring freeze was in full effect. The spending and non-essential hiring freeze, instituted by AU President Carlos Campo and the Executive Leadership Team, went into immediate effect on November 26,...

New space to open for veterans

New space to open for veterans

Avaerie Fitzgerald, MANAGING EDITOR FOR AU LIVE

January 23, 2020

Construction is underway for a new building on campus named, The Jack W. Liebert Military and Veterans Resource Center, which is being funded through a donation that Deborah Liebert Karl, Ashland University alumna, made back in 2017 of one-million dollars in addition to just under one-million dollars...

Swanson scores two movies available on Amazon video

Swanson scores two movies available on Amazon video

Gracie Wilson, ASSISTANT EDITOR/ OPINION EDITOR

January 23, 2020

Professor of music at Ashland University, Dr. Stefan Swanson, scores for films outside of the classroom and has recently had his music released in two films streaming on Amazon Video: Hard Laughter and Escaping Fed. Swanson started his career at AU in the fall of 2018, but his interest in film scoring...

AU partners with new CCP program to train teachers

Chante Rutherford, Reporter

January 23, 2020

Many students take advantage of college credit plus programs offered at their high schools. Those who take part will have their classes turned into college credit so their time and money in college will be less than an average student. Ashland University is one of many Ohio colleges that allows students...

Writing Center offers more services to students

Alayna Ross

January 23, 2020

The Ashland University Writing Center is expanding their services to become the Ashland Multiliteracy Center for Writing, Speaking and Digital Communication. The transition from the Writing Center to the Ashland Multiliteracy Center for Writing, Speaking and Digital Communication has been in the...

Ashland University International Collaboration Research Center

Lexi Portner

December 12, 2019

Chris Chartier, associate professor of psychology and director of the psychological science accelerator and the Ashland University International Collaboration Research Center (ICRC) has worked at AU for seven years. Chartier has made his mark on the psychology department in the short time he has worked...

Therapy dogs of Ashland

Therapy dogs of Ashland

Brooke Young

December 4, 2019

85 Percent of college students report feeling overwhelmed in the past year, according to the website of Anxiety and Depression Association of America. 41.6 Percent stated anxiety as a significant reality for their lives, while 24.5% said that they were taking psychotropic medication for relief from...

Student health care planning

Katie Harrigan

December 2, 2019

One out of five college students do not have a means of health insurance according to a study by the National Center for Biotechnology Information. This means 20 percent of young people do not have a form of financial security if they become sick, are involved in an accident or run into any other health...

The purpose of the “Free Hugs” signs around campus

The purpose of the “Free Hugs” signs around campus

Jordann Lopata

November 21, 2019

Ever wonder who stands outside every Friday with signs that say “free hugs?” This is Ashland University’s AU Wellness group and peer educators working to create a healthy environment on campus, and brightening people’s days by ending your long and stressful week with a simple hug. AU wellness...