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Ashland University to Host Chemistry Camp for Middle School Students

4/15/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Ashland University will host Chemistry Can Be Fun Camp, a laboratory experience for middle grade students entering grades 7-9, offered with the Institute for Chemical Education.

Sessions will be held June 21-24 from 9 a.m. to noon each day at Ashland University's Kettering Science Center.

This camp is for students with an interest in science who can work at grade level and at a moderately independent level. Students will be kept busy for the three hours, but they do need to be able to work efficiently and safely in a laboratory setting.

Ashland University Department of Music presents end-of-semester performances

4/15/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --The Department of Music at Ashland University presents two end-of-semester performances in the Center for the Arts. Both performances are free and open to the public.
"Variable Winds" a joint performance by the Ashland Area Community Concert Band and the University Concert Band, conducted by Leonard Salvo, will be performed on Sunday, April 25, at 4 p.m., in Hugo Young Theatre.

Faculty Member in Ashland University's MFA Program Runner-up for Pulitzer Prize in Poetry

4/14/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Angie Estes, a core poetry faculty member in Ashland University's Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (MFA) program, has been named runner-up for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for her poetry collection, "Tryst."

Dr. Stephen Haven, director of the MFA program, said Estes, who was hired at Ashland University in the spring of 2008 during the first year of the MFA program, teaches year round in the program.

Evansville Couple Donates to Ashland University's 'Bringing Spirit to Campus' Campaign

4/11/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --An Evansville couple, Bob and Lisa Jones, have donated $250,000 to Ashland University for the construction of the new Athletic Complex at the University. The "Study Room" located in the end zone facility is named in their honor.

Bob and Lisa Jones are both 1979 graduates of Ashland. Bob has since served as a trustee of the University from 2000 to 2009 and was named Outstanding Alumnus of the Year in 2006.

Wooster Resident Promoted in Ashland University Development Area

4/8/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Thomas Seddon, vice president for development at Ashland University, has announced a number of promotions in the development area at the University. The promotions take effect immediately.

"The motive for these promotions is two-fold -- recognizing outstanding performance in our development area as well as expanding to meet the needs of future development efforts for Ashland University," Seddon said.


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