News Releases

Ashland University to Host Ramadan Road Trip Program

4/5/11 ASHLAND, OH -- On Tuesday, April 12, at 7 p.m. in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center Auditorium, Ashland University will host a unique program that will highlight the adventure of Aman Ali (better known for his comedic appearances on CNN, HBO, ABC News, and NPR) and Bassam Tariq as they traveled to 30 mosques in 30 states within 30 days.

Immediately following the presentation, a discussion with Ali will follow in the Eagles' Landing of the Hawkins-Conard Student Center. This event is free and open to the public.

Ashland University Jazz Program Honored During Recent Tour

4/4/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashland University Jazz Orchestra (AUJO), under the direction of Dr. Scott Garlock, completed its annual tour on March 24 to 26 with several performances and awards in Pennsylvania.

The tour began in Butler, Pa., for the state's district V annual honors band event. Dr. Garlock presented a jazz improvisation and scatting clinic followed by a performance by the Ashland University Jazz Orchestra for approximately 250 students and 70 band directors.

Ashland University Environmental Lecture Series Set for April 14

4/4/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University's 2010-2011 Environmental Lecture Series on "Invasive Species" will conclude on April 14 when Dr. John Chick, Field Station Director, National Great Rivers Research and Education Center in Brighten, Ill., will speak at 7:30 p.m. in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center Auditorium.

This is the fourth and final lecture of the series and is free and open to the public. Chick will speak on "Planktonic food webs and Asian carp in Great Rivers and Potential Consequences of an Invasion of the Great Lakes."

Ashland University Holds Victory Celebrations for Employee Phase of Campaign

4/1/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University held "victory celebrations" on Thursday and Friday to celebrate the raising of $248,577 as part of the Employee Phase of the Dwight Schar College of Nursing Campaign.

The celebration held at the Dwight Schar College of Nursing in Mansfield on Thursday included a welcome and remarks by Ashland University President Dr. Fred Finks and comments by Holly Finks, vice chair of the Schar College of Nursing Employee Phase.

"Animalism" is Topic of Ashland University Philosophy Lecture

4/1/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashland University Philosophy Department, in conjunction with the Philosophy Club and Phi Sigma Tau, will present a colloquium titled "Animalism" by Dr. Kevin Sharpe of St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held Thursday, April 14, at 4:30 p.m. in Room 105 in the Dauch College of Business and Economics.

Ashland University Music Faculty Combine Talents for Chamber Ensemble Recital

3/30/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Directed by Arie Lipsky, several faculty members from the Ashland University Department of Music combine their talents with Lipsky for a chamber ensemble recital on Sunday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

The program begins with the faculty wind quartet performing Gioacchino Rossini's "Quartet No. 6 in B-flat" featuring Arie Lipsky on flute; Thomas Reed, clarinet; Ian Hoy, bassoon; and Michael Metcalf, horn.

Mansfield Area Residents Compete at Mohican District Science Day at Ashland University

3/28/11 ASHLAND, OH -- A total of 281 students from 44 schools participated in the 51st annual Mohican District Science Day held at Ashland University. This event was sponsored by the Mohican District Junior Division of the Ohio Academy of Science and was held on March 26 in the John C. Myers Convocation Center at Ashland University.
The students who participated in this event represented high schools, junior high/middle schools and fifth and sixth grades in eleven different counties: Ashland, Clark, Cuyahoga, Erie, Holmes, Huron, Lorain, Medina, Richland, Summit, and Wayne.