News Releases

Ashland University Theatre Performs Obie Award-Winner José Rivera's Drama 'Marisol'

10/29/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University Department of Theatre presents the second production of its 2010-2011 "award-winning" season with "Marisol," the compelling drama by Obie award-winner José Rivera.

Co-directed by Associate Professor of Theatre Teresa Durbin-Ames and senior theatre major Lauren Yobbagy, the performances begin Thursday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Ashland University's Studio Theatre. Evening performances continue on Nov. 12, 13 and 18-20 at 7:30 p.m. with an afternoon matinee scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 21, at 2 p.m.

Coburn Gallery Exhibition Curator Receives Recognition

10/28/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Herbert Ascherman Jr., who will be the curator for Ashland University's Coburn Gallery photography exhibition Oct. 7-31, has received recognition from the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP).

Ascherman's photo series from the Ft. Berthold Reservation of North Dakota this past summer was designated as one of the "Best of ASMP 2010." The American Society of Media Photographers is the international organization of professionals, comprising over 5,000 members worldwide.

Ashland University Nursing Program to Host Open Houses

10/27/10 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashland University Dwight Schar College of Nursing will host a series of open houses for interested students and their parents as well as professional nurses looking to advance their careers.

The open house events, which are free and open to the public, will be held in the Dwight Schar College of Nursing Elizabeth Hatch Conference Room at 325 Glessner Ave. in Mansfield. The dates and times are Nov. 13 at 12:30 p.m., Dec. 4 at 12:30 p.m. and Jan. 15, 2011, at 12:30 p.m.

Ashland University Soprano Margo George Presents Senior Recital This Sunday

10/26/10 ASHLAND, OH -- The Department of Music at Ashland University presents a senior recital featuring soprano Margo George this Sunday, Oct. 31, at 3 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall in the Center for the Arts. A 2007 graduate of Carrollton High School, George is a vocal music education major at Ashland University. The concert is free and open to the public.

Ashland University Scholar to Speak on Christian Zionism

10/21/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Dr. Elizabeth Phillips, visiting scholar in the Department of Religion at Ashland University, will speak on the role of Christian Zionism in supporting and expanding settlements in the Occupied Territories on Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Hawkins-Conard Student Center Auditorium. The Department of Religion and the Ashland Center for Nonviolence are sponsoring the event.