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AU department of bands holds last concert of the semester

Rachel Ramsey

April 29, 2019


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Ashland University is set to hold its final band concert for the spring semester. The concert will showcase the Ashland Area Community Concert Band (AACCB) and the Ashland University Symphonic Band. The concert theme for this year is “At Home and Abroad” and will feature music from different...

AU to host summer art camp

Christine Jenkinson

April 28, 2019


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Artists ages eight to 13 years old will be offered a chance to attend a week-long art summer camp titled Bio-Basquiat in Ashland University’s Center for the Arts studio spaces. Coburn Art Gallery Director and Professional Instructor, Cynthia Petry, is one of the teachers at the camp, along with...

Drop of a Hat

Kaitlyn Moore

April 26, 2019


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Drop of a Hat Players is a musical theatre performance troupe that prepares an original show based off individual members’ solo choices, group numbers, duets and trios. They prepare songs based around a theme and perform them at various locations throughout the Ashland community, such as churches,...

AU music department presents: “Opera Scenes”

Kaitlyn Moore

April 25, 2019


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Today and tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theater in CFA, Sandra Ross will be directing this year’s Opera Scenes, which will feature scenes from Hansel and Gretel, The Marriage of Figaro, La Traviata and Die Fledermaus. The performances are free and open to the public. Ross is the teacher and...

Spotlight on Dr. Tom Reed

Christine Jenkinson

April 25, 2019


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Longtime faculty member Dr. Tom Reed, Professor of Music and Chair of the Department of Music and Theatre, started listening to music at an early age. Reed’s parents, who are both Ph.D. Chemists, are also amateur musicians and loved listening to classical music. It wasn’t until fifth-grade band...

Spotlight: Psychology, Criminal Justice and Social Work

Christine Jenkinson

April 25, 2019


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Psychology, Criminal Justice and Social Work are departments that prepare their students for the world outside of Ashland University. Dr. Mitchell Metzger, Professor and Chair of Psychology, Criminal Justice and Social Work, teaches the two main questions in psychology: why do people think they...

History, Political Science and MAHG – John Moser

Christine Jenkinson

April 25, 2019


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With Dr. David Foster taking a leave of absence, Dr. John Moser is the acting chair of the Department of History and Political Science, and also chair of the Master of Arts in American History and Government program. Students can major in History, Political Science, Political Economy and International...

French Club receives recognition from Haitian priest.

Chante Rutherford

April 25, 2019


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This past January, the French Club hosted a fundraiser at Chipotle. The group raised enough money to give to a Haitian church that is part of the many rebuilding processes that Haiti suffers through. Haiti, being one of the poorest countries in the western hemisphere, relies on donations to support its...

Campus Updates Improve Student Life On And Off Campus

Campus Updates Improve Student Life On And Off Campus

Ingrid Schmidt and John Margida

April 24, 2019


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Many improvements are being made around the Ashland University campus thanks in large part to the facilities department and safety services. Rick Ewing, Vice President of Operations and Planning at AU said that the university has been making lots of improvements both on and off of the main campus...

AU to hold open house and re-dedication event for Auriculum

Lydia Bice

April 24, 2019


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Thanks to a grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded by the State Library of Ohio, the Ashland University Library has scheduled the restoration and rededication of the most recognizable artwork on the Ashland University main campus: John Clague’s Auriculum. The...

Ashland University hosts best of spring 2019 recital

Lydia Bice

April 22, 2019


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The Department of Music at Ashland University hosted the semi-annual Honors Recital showcasing the exceptional work by selected vocalists and instrumentalists on Monday night, April 15. The best of Spring 2019 concert was showcased at the Honors Recital in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall. Students...

Eagles for Pride banner on AU’s Day of Giving

Eagles for Pride banner on AU’s Day of Giving

Adie Goodyear

April 22, 2019


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Ashland University held its annual Day of Giving on March 21, 2019. The Day of Giving is a 24-hour call to action, where students and the public have the opportunity to donate money to a group, organization, department, or college. On the main page of the website, there was a drop-down menu, that...