AU in the News

9/18/19Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, interim executive director of the Ashbrook Center and professor of political science, wrote a Point/counterpoint opinion piece that appeared in a number of newspapers, including the Jacksonville Journal-Courier. The article is titled "Reframing history | Point: Fighting over true founding."

You can view the article at: https://www.myjournalcourier.com/opinion/article/Point-counterpoint-Reframing-history-Point-14448520.php

 

9/17/19Dr. Elad Granot, dean of the Dauch College of Business and Economics, was quoted in a WEWS-TV 5 news segment on "Used cars are now more profitable to dealerships than new ones." style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 12px; outline: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-variant-east-asian: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.25em; font-family: Cabin, sans-serif; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);"> The segment, which features an interview with Dr. Granot, talks about the current crisis that the car dealership industry is going through.

See the news segment at -- https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/originals/used-cars-are-now-more-profitable-to-dealerships-than-new-ones-expert-says

9/10/19Dr. Amy Klinger, associate professor of education, and Amanda Klinger, professional instructor of education, have been interviewed on several radio shows. Dr. Amy Klinger, associate professor of education, was featured on 107.7 The WOLF Country out of Toledo. Dr. Klinger discussed the increase in threats and incidents in schools with “In Focus” host John Damschroder and shared the keys to responding and preventing school safety issues. She also offered unique perspectives on the level of anxiety for students and staff and statistics that provide comfort on actual school safety levels. You can listed to the interview on the In Focus Podcast at:
https://www.1077wolf.com/episode/dr-amy-klinger-interview/

Dr. Klinger and Amanda Klinger, professional instructor of education, were the featured guests on Education Talk radio on Sept. 10 to promote a series of webinars and podcasts on School Safety and Crisis Management. Dr. Klinger also discussed the fact that AU is one of only a few universities to require school safety training. Here is the link to the show --
https://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2019/09/10/school-safety-and-crisis-management

On Sept. 11, Dr. Klinger and Amanda were featured guests on the Learn Teach Lead Radio on the BAM radio network. A link to the interview will be added to this entry when the segment runs.

 

 

9/09/19AU Professor of History Dr. John Moser was featured in an article written and posted by Richland/Ashland Source. The article talks about how Dr. Moser uses role-playing games found in the Reacting to the Past series to help students experience first-hand significant moments in world history. The article noted that the games take the teaching of history far from the days of dry lectures and required rote memorization of facts and dates. See the article at: https://www.ashlandsource.com/news/reacting-to-the-past-ashland-university-professor-brings-history-to/article_ba529e66-cf24-11e9-b667-a36eda0f411b.html?fbclid=IwAR0HMfbKlQL3OIppTn_Ts205wsGcQ0ukcNTiJCJ--BPnWOCKcenEXx2oNRA

8/30/19Dr. Elad Granot, dean of the Dauch College of Business and Economics, was quoted in a WEWS-TV 5 news segment on "What and What Not to Buy During Labor Day Weekend." style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 12px; outline: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-variant-east-asian: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.25em; font-family: Cabin, sans-serif; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">The segment, which featured a brief interview with Dr. Granot, talked about discount pricing for the weekend and provided a list of Labor Day sales.

See the news segment at -- https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/originals/what-and-what-not-to-buy-during-labor-day-weekend

8/28/19Dr. Amy Klinger, associate professor of education, and Amanda Klinger, professional instructor of education, held a national webinar for the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) related to school safety and crisis response. The event was shown throughout the country and is archived on the NAESP website for use by its members in the future. Dr. Klinger also is co-chair of the Department of Secondary and Advanced Programs and director of the Master’s Program in Educational Leadership at AU.

8/13/19AU Professor of Geology Nigel Brush was mentioned in an article that has been published by national and international media. The article is about a boy who discovered a woolly mammoth tooth in a creek in Holmes County, Ohio. Dr. Brush was called in to confirm the discovery and he posted information about it on his Facebook page. The article has been picked up by many TV media such as CBS News, as well as print media such as the New York Daily News and the Columbus Dispatch.    

7/30/19The Bellefontaine Examiner newspaper printed a feature story on Liz Lodwick, an AU student who is serving as an intern at the Logan County History Center this summer. Lodwick worked to create an exhibit that features a display of articles of clothing titled “Dressing Up in the 20th Century.”

Lodwick is entering her senior year at Ashland University studying fashion merchandising. Lodwick, 22, is a native of Fredericktown, and connected with the local museum through mutual family friends. She’s worked this summer to develop the textile exhibit, as well as on other initiatives to help organize and catalog the history center’s large assortment of donated garments.

View the article and photo of Lodwick at https://www.examiner.org/news/113824-evolution-of-fashion-trends-in-spotlight

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