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Ashland University to Host Talk on Materials for eWriters

Ashland University to Host Talk on Materials for eWriters

Dr. Asad Khan, chief technical officer of Kent Displays, will speak at Ashland University on the development of materials for eWriters, electronic alternatives to paper as well as other computer display technologies.

The talk, titled “eWriters: Flexible Displays & Electronics – Beyond the Hype and onto Commercialization” is free and open to the public. It is set for Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall in the Schar College of Education.

Ashland University to Hold Peacemaker Lecture

Emmanouil (Manolis) Ntamparakis, director of Social Action for NAOMI Ecumenical Workshop for Refugees in Thessaloniki, Greece, will speak on “Building Societies of Peace” at a peacemaker lecture on the Ashland University campus.

Ntamparakis will speak on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Ridenour Room of AU’s Dauch College of Business and Economics. The event, which is sponsored by AU’s Religion Department, is free and open to the public.

Ashland University to Hold Peacemaker Lecture

AU Theatre to Present 24-Hour Theatre Project

Due to its success last spring, the Ashland University Department of Theatre and Alpha Psi Omega (APO) theatre honor society are producing another 24-Hour Theatre Project this fall. The performance of an original script written and produced within 24 hours will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Ashland University's Studio Theatre.

A limited number of tickets are available for this free performance, which is open to the public. Patrons can secure their seats by calling the Ashland University Box Office at 419.289.5125.

AU Theatre to Present 24-Hour Theatre Project

Ashland University Alumnus Rich Ferrari Gives AU Lecture

Ashland University Alumnus Rich Ferrari Gives AU Lecture

Ashland University alumnus Rich Ferrari returned to the AU campus Aug. 28 to give a lecture hosted by the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.

Ferrari spoke on the topic of “Moments of Truth” at the event held in the Ridenour Room in the Dauch College of Business and Economics. The lecture by Ferrari can be viewed at --
https://auvideo.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/Excellence+by+Choice+Lectur...

Ashland University Professor to Present Reading from New Book

Ashland University Professor to Present Reading from New Book

Dr. Jennifer Rathbun, professor of foreign languages at Ashland University, will hold a talk and reading from her newly released poetry translation on Monday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m. in the Schar College of Education’s Ronk Lecture Hall. The reading is free and open to the public.

Artepoética Press in New York has just released Dr. Rathbun’s ninth full-length poetry translation of La llama Inclinada/The Inclined Flame by Colombian author Carlos Satizábal. Satizábal will join Dr. Rathbun and participate in the reading.

Ashland University Department to Hold French Film Festival

Ashland University Department to Hold French Film Festival

Ashland University’s Department of Foreign Languages will hold a Tournées Film Festival in October that will feature five recent French films and one classic film. The festival, which is free and open to the public, will take place October 10, 16, 17, 23, 24 and 30 at 7 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall in the Schar College of Education.

The festival, which is presented in collaboration with Ashland University’s College of Arts and Sciences, was made possible by a grant from the French-American Cultural Exchange received by Dr. Richard Gray, associate professor of foreign languages, who organized the festival.

43rd Annual Madrigal Feaste Tickets on Sale Sept. 24

43rd Annual Madrigal Feaste Tickets on Sale Sept. 24

Tickets for the 43rd Annual Madrigal Feaste go on sale to the public on Monday, Sept. 24, at 12 p.m. Patrons are reminded that this is a very popular event and the box office will be incredibly busy.

For immediate service, the box office recommends that patrons order online at www.ashland.edu/tickets (additional fees apply for online orders). Patrons can also come to the box office window located in the lobby of Hugo Young Theatre at the corner of College Avenue and Grant Street or call the box office at 419.289.5125. Discounted tickets for children 12 and under can only be purchased directly through the box office and not online.

Ashland Center for Nonviolence to Host Series on Immigration

Ashland Center for Nonviolence to Host Series on Immigration

The Ashland Center for Nonviolence at Ashland University is hosting a series on immigration titled, “Who Is My Neighbor?” during September and October. The five-part series, which is free and open to the public, will include two public lectures, a panel discussion, a film screening and discussion, and a book discussion to be held on the Ashland University campus.

The events are co-sponsored by the Catholic Commission of Wayne, Ashland and Medina Counties, and the Ashland University Religion Department.

AU Faith and Society Lecture by Dr. Mark Yarhouse to be Rescheduled

AU Faith and Society Lecture by Dr. Mark Yarhouse to be Rescheduled

Ashland University has postponed and will reschedule its Faith and Society Lecture featuring Dr. Mark Yarhouse, a psychologist from Regent University. The event was set for Thursday, Sept. 13, in Hugo Young Theatre.

“We are postponing Dr. Mark Yarhouse’s appearance and lecture due to hurricane Florence,” said Dr. Mark Hamilton, AU associate professor of philosophy and organizer of the event. “Mark lives in Virginia Beach and does not want to be away from his family when the hurricane hits or get caught stranded away from his family -- so we will be rescheduling the event.”

Ashland University Homecoming to Feature Free Community Concert

Ashland University Homecoming to Feature Free Community Concert

On Friday night, Sept. 21, Ashland University will open its doors to those throughout the area for a free concert as part of the “140 Years of Ashland” Homecoming celebration. This 7:30 p.m. event in Hugo Young Theatre will feature Cathi Muckle taking the audience back to another era with selections from Frank Sinatra in a concert titled “Cathi Muckle Sings the Sinatra Songbook.”

This free, non-ticketed event is open to the public and doors for the concert will open at 7 p.m.

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