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Ashland University Coburn Gallery to Host Exhibition

Ashland University Coburn Gallery to Host Exhibition

Ashland University’s Coburn Gallery will host an exhibition titled “Interrupted,” which will feature a selection of works that address the theme of loss and longing within people’s lives.

An opening reception for the exhibition will be held on Thursday, Sept. 1, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibition runs through Sept. 25, 2016.

AU College of Arts & Sciences Releases 2016-2017 Arts Guide

AU College of Arts & Sciences Releases 2016-2017 Arts Guide

The College of Arts & Sciences at Ashland University has released its annual Arts Guide, which highlights multiple arts events for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Arts Guide offers a comprehensive view of the Ashland University Theatre season, Department of Music recitals and special events, and Coburn Art Gallery exhibitions. Arts patrons are encouraged to use the Arts Guide as they plan their cultural events as a one-stop reference guide that includes events from Sept. 1 through May 19.

Ashland University Students Complete Career Ready Internships at Bookmasters

Ashland University Students Complete Career Ready Internships at Bookmasters

Ashland University students Emily Cardwell and Garrison Stima completed summer internships with fellow-Ashland organization and book publisher services company Bookmasters as part of the Great Lakes Career Ready Internship Program.

The Career Ready Internship Program, funded through a grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation and available to eligible students through the spring 2018 semester, allows Ashland University students to engage in paid internships while exploring possible career paths.

Ashland University Kicks Off School Year with All-Institutional Meeting

Ashland University Kicks Off School Year with All-Institutional Meeting

Ashland University President Dr. Carlos Campo looked to the future with optimism during his address to faculty, staff and board members during the University’s all-institutional meeting Monday afternoon in Hugo Young Theatre.

In beginning his address, which focused on the University’s new strategic plan titled Ashland Rising, Campo said, “We are stepping into 138 years of tradition and for the next couple of hours we are going to talk about how that tradition will move us forward over this next year.”

AU Theatre Announces Open Auditions for October & February Shows

AU Theatre Announces Open Auditions for October & February Shows

Ashland University Department of Theatre announces open auditions for its upcoming productions of Lillian Hellman’s drama The Autumn Garden, and the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival -- Pippin. Community members and all Ashland University students are invited to audition for either or both of these shows.

Auditions for The Autumn Garden will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 30, beginning at 7 p.m. with call-backs scheduled for Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. Vocal auditions for Pippin will be held Thursday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m. with dance auditions held on Friday, Sept. 2, at 6 p.m., and call-backs immediately following the dance auditions on Friday. All auditions will be held in Ashland University's Hugo Young Theatre located at 331 College Ave. in Ashland.

Ashland University's Recreation Center to Offer Limited Number of Community Memberships

Ashland University's Recreation Center to Offer Limited Number of Community Memberships

Beginning with the fall 2016 semester, Ashland University’s Recreation Center will offer a limited number of memberships to those in the Ashland area community.

“This fall, we will be opening our facility for a limited number of community memberships, which will provide all of the amenities and services which were previously granted only to University-affiliated members,” said Janel Molnar, director of AU’s Recreational Services.

School-Based Bomb Threats at All-Time High Says School Safety Expert

School-Based Bomb Threats at All-Time High Says School Safety Expert

School-based bomb threats are increasing at an alarming rate according to a well-known national school safety expert who just completed extensive research on bomb threat incidents.

School safety expert Dr. Amy Klinger, who also serves as associate professor of education at Ashland University, says her research over the last 18 months shows a dramatic increase in school-based bomb threat incidents both over the last few years and specifically during the 2015-16 academic year.

Ashland University Establishes Corporate Connections Program

Ashland University Establishes Corporate Connections Program

Ashland University is introducing a new program that will further connect the University with business entities and enable its corporate partners to offer educational opportunities to their employees as well as spouses and dependents of those employees.

The program, titled “Corporate Connections Program,” has a number of features including opportunities for student internships and educational discounts for employees.

Ashland University Senior Receives Speaker Award

Ashland University Senior Receives Speaker Award

Ashland University honors student Grace McCourt of Wadsworth, Ohio, has received a Pi Mu Epsilon Student Speaker Award for a presentation she gave at the National Mathematical Association of America’s Mathfest conference.

Her presentation, titled "The Dishonest Salesperson Problem," was based on research she completed this summer for her Honors Capstone Project. The research dealt with expanding a graph theory problem from Mathematics Magazine. AU Mathematics Professor Dr. Chris Swanson is her research mentor.

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