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Local Resident and Ashland University Field and Internship Supervisor Receives National Award

3/9/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ken Packard, a resident of Glenmont and a field and internship supervisor with Ashland University's Dwight Schar College of Education, has received a national award from the Association of Teacher Educators.

Packard received the "Distinguished Clinician Award" as the No. 1 supervisor in the United States on Feb. 15 at the national conference of the Association of Teacher Educators held in Orlando, Fla.

Ashland University Environmental Lecture Series to Focus on Invasive Species

3/8/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University's 2010-2011 Environmental Lecture Series on "Invasive Species" will continue on March 24 when Dr. Teresa Culley, associate professor of biology at the University of Cincinnati, will speak at 7:30 p.m. in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center Auditorium.

This is the third lecture of the series and is free and open to the public.

Ashland University Seniors Conclude College Careers with Performances

3/8/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Several Ashland University seniors from the College of Arts & Sciences will seal their college careers this month with their final performances on campus. From Melissa Booth Fleming's senior recital to two senior theatre projects involving a musical and a staged-reading of an original play, all performances are free and open to the public.

Ashland University to Host Ashbrook Colloquium on 'The Closing of the Muslim Mind'

3/7/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashbrook Center at Ashland University will host a March 25 colloquium on "The Closing of the Muslim Mind" presented by Robert Reilly, senior fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council.
There is no charge to attend this event, which will be held in the Ashbrook Center at 3 p.m. For more information, contact Lisa M. Ormiston at 419-289-5429 or<>.

Ashland University Singers Compete Successfully at Great Lakes Regional NATS

3/7/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Last week several vocal students from Ashland University's Department of Music participated in the National Association of Teachers of Singing's (NATS) Great Lakes Regional Student Auditions at Bowling Green State University.

While all of the Ashland University students received complimentary and useful comments about their singing, the following students placed in their categories:

Ashland University Juried Student Art Exhibition Set

3/7/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashland University Juried Student Art Exhibition opens Thursday, March 17, in the Coburn Gallery with a reception to be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

This exhibition will offer $1,300 in awards to student artists, including Best in Show, Everett S. Caldemeyer Award, Provost Award, People's Choice Award and awards in each of the six art areas: painting, printmaking, sculpture, digital media, drawing and ceramics. The awards ceremony will begin at 5 p.m.

Ashland University Chemistry Professor Study Confirms Inexpensive Jewelry Can Release High Levels of Dangerous Cadmium When Children Mouth or Swallow Items

3/4/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Young children who mouth or swallow jewelry containing cadmium may be exposed to as much as 100 times the recommended maximum exposure limit for the toxic metal, according to research published online March 4 ahead of print in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP).

Ashland University Bookstore Develops American Girl Club; Event Set

3/3/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashland University Bookstore is inviting students and community members to be a part of its new American Girl Club.

On Friday, March 18, the bookstore is hosting an American Girl Pajama Party from 6 to 8 p.m. The American Girl Pajama Party will feature food, refreshments, stories and activities and participants are encouraged to bring their dolls. The event is free and open to the public. The bookstore is located in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center on the Ashland University campus.

Ashland University and Ashland High School to Sponsor College Night

2/28/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University and Ashland High School have teamed up to sponsor the Ashland Regional High School College Night. The event, which is intended for all high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who are thinking about attending college and their parents, is set for March 10 at 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Ashland University's Myers Convocation Center.