AU in the News

11/22/17Cleveland Plain Dealer sports writer Terry Pluto is a commentator on NPR radio stations and his latest segment of "The View from Pluto" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 12px; outline: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 1em; line-height: 1.25em; font-family: inherit;">focused on Lee Owens and the Ashland University football team making it to the second round of NCAA Division II playoffs. Hear Amanda Rabinowitz, morning edition host and assistant news director for WKSU radio station, and Pluto discuss Owens and the Ashland University program at --

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11/15/17AU President Dr. Carlos Campo was quoted in a Washington Post article titled "D.C.'s new Bible museum says it wants to avoid politics. But its opening gala is at the Trump hotel." style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 10px; line-height: 1.6; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">The article talks about the new non-profit museum and the opening dinner gala. Dr. Campo serves on the board of the new museum.

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11/08/17The Cleveland Plain Dealer and printed the story on Ashland University receiving a million gift from Deborah Liebert Karl. The $1 million gift will be used to fund a Military Veterans Resource Center on the AU campus. Liebert Karl made the gift in honor and memory of her father, Jack W. Liebert, who served in the Navy during World War II and enlisted in the Korean War.


11/08/17Science magazine ran an article about a new initiative -- dubbed “Psychological Science Accelerator” -- that is led by AU's psychologist Christopher Chartier. Dr. Chartier, who is an associate professor of psychology at AU, has established an International Collaboration Research Center that has so far forged alliances with more than 170 laboratories on six continents in a bid to enhance the ability of researchers to collect data at multiple sites on a massive scale.



10/28/17Video from an Ashland University soccer game was featured on SportsCenter, Cleveland's WOIO-TV 19 and on Deadspin, one of the top sports news Web sites. The video is of an AU goal that takes place following a deflection off an AU player in the soccer game between AU and Tiffin.  

Combined on each platform, it looks like the video has been viewed at least 750,000 times.

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Many thanks to the JDM department for their excellent work in producing the footage and to athletic communications GA Kyle Kondor for putting the final video together.

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9/18/17Iowa Pubic Radio ran an article about author Jon Kerstetter who is a 2011 graduate of AU's MFA program. Kerstetter has experienced many "crossings" in his lifefrom a civilian doctor to a medical officer in the Army National Guard, and then, after a career-ending stroke, from a medical provider to a recovering patient. The book, titled "Crossings: A Doctor-Soldier's Story," details his life's transformations.

Hear the nearly 50-minute interview with Kerstetter at -- 

Working with prison facilities in GeorgiaOhioLouisiana and West Virginia, Ashland University and Lantern have provided incarcerated individuals with the opportunity for educational attainment, creating a better chance of success upon release, thereby reducing recidivism. Since the launch of the groundbreaking program – the only education solution in corrections that offers college credits through the use of tablets – matriculation and overall participation have been unprecedented:
  • More than 70,400 incarcerated individuals have enrolled
  • Over 32,000 college credits have been earned in partnership with Ashland University
  • More than 4 million education course files have been downloaded onto JPay tablets
  • Lantern has contributed to a 456% increase in graduation rates for the Georgia Department of Corrections

8/15/17Ashland University was prominently featured in an article about incarcerated students earning college credit through JPay's Lantern. style="box-sizing: border-box;"> 


8/15/17An Huffington Post article on using technology to educate incarcerated students quoted an AU professor and discussed AU's involvement in the education of incarcerated students. Dr. Duncan Jamieson, professor of history, was quoted in the article that talks about the Second Chance Pell Program and how technology is being used to educate incarcerated students. 

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8/04/17AU’s Assistant Professor of Finance Terry E. Rumker was featured in WalletHub’s piece about credit scores, titled 3 Credit Scores: The Myth, The Real Number & More. You can find the piece, which has already garnered a great deal of nationwide news coverage, here: