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AU and AHS Bands Performing Together at Each Other's Halftime Shows

AU and AHS Bands Performing Together at Each Other's Halftime Shows

The Ashland University (AU) Marching Eagles Band and the Ashland High School (AHS) Arrows Marching Band join forces this weekend to present two halftime shows. Directors Joseph Lewis, Jr. (AU), and Martin Kral (AHS) will lead 200 students to perform at the halftime shows for AHS' Friday night football game versus Mansfield Senior High School and again at AU’s Saturday evening football game against Saginaw Valley State University. Both games begin at 7 p.m.

With the theme of “Musicals,” the halftime shows will feature a performance by the home band and then the bands will combine to play two other show tunes.

Community Events Scheduled to Discuss the Impact of Lead Poisoning on Children

Community Events Scheduled to Discuss the Impact of Lead Poisoning on Children

Two community events featuring national experts on lead poisoning will be held this month in Ashland. Both events are free and open the public.

A seminar titled “Addressing our Community’s Crisis: Educational and Health Impacts of Childhood Lead Exposure” will be held for medical professionals, educators and community leaders on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the UH Samaritan Community Room at 663 E. Main St. in Ashland. There will be an opportunity for medical professionals to earn CE credit at no cost, and for educators to earn CE credit for a nominal fee of $20. Those planning to attend the seminar are asked to RSVP by Oct. 16 to wbigelow@ashland.edu or 419.521.6869.

Ashbrook Colloquium to Address ‘Capitalism and the Family’

Dr. Steven Horwitz, the John H. Schnatter Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at Ball State University, will speak on the topic of “Capitalism and the Family” at an Ashbrook Center Colloquium on Friday, Oct. 5, at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the Library on the Ashland University campus.

The colloquium is free and open to the public. For more information, call 419.289.5430 or cclever@ashbrook.org.

Ashbrook Colloquium to Address ‘Capitalism and the Family’

2018-2019 AU Theatre Season Brings the Classics to Life

2018-2019 AU Theatre Season Brings the Classics to Life

Ashland University Theatre has released its 2018-2019 season themed "Treasured Classics Renewed" as it brings three literary classics to life. Audiences will journey back to the Victorian era filled with drama, mystery, romance, comedy, adventure and farce as AU Theatre revisits the classics through the eyes of today’s ground-breaking playwrights and composers including:

-- Louisa May Alcott’s American classic of the March sisters in a musical written by the creative team of Howland, Dickstein and Knee
-- Anton Chekhov’s Russian drama masterpiece brought "to life as if it were taking place today. And 110 years ago" through Sarah Ruhl’s translation
-- Sir Arthur Conan Doyles’ most famous Sherlock Holmes mystery transitioned to a fast-paced, madcap comedy by Tony-winning playwright Ken Ludwig.

Book Discussion Considers Child Immigrant Experience

Area residents are invited to join in a discussion of the book, The Distance Between Us, a memoir written by Reyna Grande, who immigrated from Mexico to the United States as a child accompanying a parent.

The discussion, which is free and open to the public, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Eagles’ Landing lounge on the first floor of the Ashland University Student Center. The book is available online or at the AU bookstore.

Book Discussion Considers Child Immigrant Experience

Ashland University to Host Talk on Materials for eWriters

Ashland University to Host Talk on Materials for eWriters

Dr. Asad Khan, chief technical officer of Kent Displays, will speak at Ashland University on the development of materials for eWriters, electronic alternatives to paper as well as other computer display technologies.

The talk, titled “eWriters: Flexible Displays & Electronics – Beyond the Hype and onto Commercialization” is free and open to the public. It is set for Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall in the Schar College of Education.

Ashland University to Hold Peacemaker Lecture

Emmanouil (Manolis) Ntamparakis, director of Social Action for NAOMI Ecumenical Workshop for Refugees in Thessaloniki, Greece, will speak on “Building Societies of Peace” at a peacemaker lecture on the Ashland University campus.

Ntamparakis will speak on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Ridenour Room of AU’s Dauch College of Business and Economics. The event, which is sponsored by AU’s Religion Department, is free and open to the public.

Ashland University to Hold Peacemaker Lecture

AU Theatre to Present 24-Hour Theatre Project

Due to its success last spring, the Ashland University Department of Theatre and Alpha Psi Omega (APO) theatre honor society are producing another 24-Hour Theatre Project this fall. The performance of an original script written and produced within 24 hours will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Ashland University's Studio Theatre.

A limited number of tickets are available for this free performance, which is open to the public. Patrons can secure their seats by calling the Ashland University Box Office at 419.289.5125.

AU Theatre to Present 24-Hour Theatre Project

Ashland University Alumnus Rich Ferrari Gives AU Lecture

Ashland University Alumnus Rich Ferrari Gives AU Lecture

Ashland University alumnus Rich Ferrari returned to the AU campus Aug. 28 to give a lecture hosted by the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.

Ferrari spoke on the topic of “Moments of Truth” at the event held in the Ridenour Room in the Dauch College of Business and Economics. The lecture by Ferrari can be viewed at --
https://auvideo.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/Excellence+by+Choice+Lectur...

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