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Maplerock Jazz Festival features Dirty Dozen Brass Band

4/6/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --The Ashland University Jazz Orchestra, Dr. Scott Garlock, musical director, presents the Maplerock Jazz Festival on Friday, April 16, in the Center for the Arts.

The Maplerock Jazz Festival is an educational and entertaining event that features internationally recognized jazz luminaries mixing with local musicians and regional scholastic groups.

This year’s featured guest artist is the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, a group that has been featured guests on recordings by artists such as David Bowie, Elvis Costello, Dr. John and the Black Crowes.

Ashland University Theatre presents: "Experience/Experiment:The 2010 One-Act Play Festival"

4/1/10 Ashland University Theatre will present its final production of the season, "Experience/Experiment: The 2010 One-Act Play Festival," Wednesday to Saturday, April 21-24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre in the Center for the Arts. Each night of the festival will include four works produced, directed and performed by Ashland University students.

Ashland University Environmental Lecture Set

3/30/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Ashland University's 2009-2010 Environmental Lecture Series, "Sustainability and Environmental Issues in Ohio," continues on April 15 when Richard E. Moseley, retired chief of Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Natural Areas and Preserves, will present a presentation titled "Preserving Ohio's Natural Heritage." The lecture is at 7:30 p.m. in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center Auditorium and is free and open to the public.

Ashland University English Department Sets Spring Reading Series

3/18/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --The Ashland University English Department has set the Spring 2010 Reading Series that will open on March 29 with Diana Joseph reading creative nonfiction.

All readings will take place in Room 138 of the Dwight Schar College of Education and are free and open to the public. Readings begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by refreshments at 5:30 p.m.

21st Century Learning Skills Summit to be Held in Columbus

3/16/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Named as a "leadership state" with the national Partnership for 21st Century Skills, the state of Ohio has made a commitment to transform the public education system, improve the college readiness of students and build a globally competitive labor force.
To kick off this commitment, an Ohio Summit on 21st Century Learning Skills will be held on May 4 at the Crown Plaza Hotel Columbus North at 6500 Doubletree Ave. in Columbus. This Summit is co-hosted by Ashland University and the Ohio Department of Education.

President of Communication Solutions for Dell to Present Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Lecture

3/16/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Ronald G. Garriques, president of Communication Solutions for Dell, will present the sixth annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Lecture at an Ashland University luncheon at the John C. Myers Convocation Center on April 12. Garriques will share his insights on entering the job market and making a difference.

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