AU in the News

The article is titled "Another reason for our bombastic election? A decline in civics education." 

2/28/ published a feature story on AU senior women's basketball player McKenzie Miller. The story, titled "Miller enjoying final season on highly ranked Ashland," talks about how the Lady Eagles are making another national championship run after winning an NCAA Division II championship during Miller's freshman season.


2/08/16AU Head Football Coach Lee Owens was featured in an article titled, "Ashland's Owens says money is major issue facing college football" that appeared in the Canton Repository and the Massillon Independent. Owens' comments were made as he spoke to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Luncheon Club on Feb. 8. 



2/05/16Roger Beckett, executive director of the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, was quoted in an article titled "Donald Trump vs. Ted Cruz is a fight for conservatism's future." The article was written by a writer with the McClatchy Washington Bureau and was picked up by various media, including the Tyler Morning Telegraph in Texas.



2/02/16CSPAN2 carried a talk by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio who referenced the research conducted by AU Professor of Chemistry Jeff Weidenhamer in 2007 that showed lead paint on children's Halloween items and how this research led to the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act in 2008. Brown noted how Dr. Weidenhamer's additional testing of these items in 2011 showed there were no dangerous levels of lead following this Safety Improvement Act. 


2/01/16The ThisWeek newspapers in Columbus ran an article titled "Smaller programs can be beneficial for recruits" in which the Ashland University Division II football program was featured. The article quoted an incoming football player from Hilliard Darby and an AU red-shirt junior from Pickerington North.


Click this link to view the article -  Obama's actions risk constitutional integrity
This article was first published as an op.ed in the Orlando Sentinel on January 29, 2016.

1/22/16Professor of English Dr. Deborah Fleming was interviewed on Thursday, Jan. 21, by Prairie Miller onArts Express, a production of WBAI, a National Public Radio station broadcast in New York City and San Francisco, about her novel "Without Leave." The interview is archived on the WBAI web site.

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1/12/16The Christian Science Monitor interviewed John Dowdell, director of Gill Center Outreach, and featured comments from him in an article titled, "Should prisoners get a free college degree? Why opinions are shifting." Dowdell, who runs the correctional education program at AU, also serves as co-editor of The Journal of Correctional Education. AU's program is the oldest postsecondary correctional program in the U.S.

The article was picked up by a number of media, including Yahoo News.