AU in the News

10/17/10Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, associate professor of political science, recently published a guest column on the upcoming elections in the Mansfield News Journal (Sunday, October 17). It was titled "The Tea Parties and the President."

10/09/10Dr. Sue Dickson, assistant professor of religion, was featured in an article in Saturday’s Mansfield News Journal. The story dealt with Dickson’s work this summer as a chaplain at a Christian hospital in Miraj, India.

10/07/10Dr. Jeffrey Weidenhamer, trustees’ professor of chemistry, was quoted in a Chicago Tribune article that is a follow-up story on the recall of "Shrek" beverage glasses. The article was picked up by the Los Angeles Times.

10/05/10Dr. John Moser, associate professor of history, was quoted in an article on “Conspiracy Theory – An indicator of social mood” that appeared on the website.

10/03/10Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, associate professor of political science, was quoted in an op-ed on the U.S. Supreme Court by the syndicated columnist Jonah Goldberg. The article ran on Oct. 3 in the New York Post and was picked up by others newspapers and websites across the country, including the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant, and

10/01/10Dr. Jeffrey Weidenhamer, professor of chemistry, was interviewed by a reporter with Consumer Reports magazine and was recognized and quoted in the October issue of Consumer Reports in an article titled “Heavy Metals.”

9/12/10Dr. Peter Schramm, executive director of the Ashbrook Center and professor of political science, was quoted in an article dealing with the first debate between Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland and Republican challenger John Kasich. The article was picked up by the Dayton Daily News and the Springfield News-Sun.

9/10/10Fox 8 News in Cleveland did a video segment on Cory Skoczen, the football player who was paralyzed last year.

8/21/10The Associated Press picked up a Columbus, Ga., newspaper story that mentioned Ashland University students were part of a group that built Habitat for Humanity houses during spring break. Media picking up the AP story included Washington Examiner; USA Today; WTOC-TV and WSAV-TV, both from Savannah, Ga.; WTVM in Columbus, Ga.; Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the San Francisco Examiner. The initial article can be seen at:

8/20/10An article is Friday's Los Angeles Times about California lawmakers taking steps Thursday to ban jewelry that contains detectable levels of cadmium from being manufactured, shipped or sold in the state contained a cutline to an accompanying photo that credited Dr. Jeff Weidenhamer, professor of chemistry, with doing the research that showed jewelry contains cadmium.