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Eye Care tech inventor Bailey to speak at Ashland U. “Lab to Marketplace” seminar

Eye care technology inventor Dr. Melissa Bailey will speak on the topic, “Vision for the Future”, Thursday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall at the Schar College of Education at Ashland University.

The talk is the third annual presentation of the “Lab to Marketplace” seminars sponsored by the Science Scholars Program in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Dauch College of Business and Economics. The seminars are designed to bring speakers to the AU campus who are engaged in research that uses scientific knowledge to develop new technologies and other applications.

Ashland University’s ‘Naturalist on Duty’ Series to Hold Final Event on Oct. 5

Ashland University’s ‘Naturalist on Duty’ Series to Hold Final Event on Oct. 5

The final event in Ashland University’s Environmental Studies Center’s “Naturalist on Duty” series for this year will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, at the AU Black Fork Wetlands, 2636 Ashland Road. This event will feature the topic, “Fall Insects.”

All events are free and open to the public and each open-house style event is held between 10 a.m. and noon. Those under 16 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Liberty & Responsibility Is Focus of AU Symposium

The 10th Biennial College of Arts & Sciences Symposium Against Indifference will kick off its events on Sept. 18 focusing on the theme of “Liberty & Responsibility.” The fall schedule of events is available online at bit.ly/AgainstIndiffFA19.

The fall events include a “spirited discussion” on alcohol complete with mocktails, two film screenings (Paris to Pittsburgh, Dawnland), a live theatre production of An Enemy of the People with a follow-up panel discussion, poetry readings, and presentations on inequality and violence against women.

Liberty & Responsibility Is Focus of AU Symposium

Ashland University’s ‘Naturalist on Duty’ Events to Continue on Sept. 7

Ashland University’s ‘Naturalist on Duty’ Events to Continue on Sept. 7

The fourth event in Ashland University’s Environmental Studies Center’s “Naturalist on Duty” series will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, at the AU Black Fork Wetlands, 2628 Ashland Road. This event will feature the topic, “Birds and Birds Banding.”

The series is being held on one Saturday morning each month through the summer and fall, ending on Oct. 5. All events are free and open to the public and each open-house style event will be held between 10 a.m. and noon. Those under 16 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Ashland University’s ‘Naturalist on Duty’ Events to Continue on Aug. 10

Ashland University’s ‘Naturalist on Duty’ Events to Continue on Aug. 10

The third event in Ashland University’s Environmental Studies Center’s “Naturalist on Duty” series will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, at the AU Black Fork Wetlands, 2628 Ashland Road. This event will feature the topic, “Prairie Flowers and Pollinators.”

The series is being held on one Saturday morning each month through the summer and fall, ending on Oct. 5. All events are free and open to the public and each open-house style event will be held between 10 a.m. and noon. Those under 16 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Ashland University’s ‘Naturalist on Duty’ Events to Continue on July 20

Ashland University’s ‘Naturalist on Duty’ Events to Continue on July 20

The second event in Ashland University’s Environmental Studies Center’s “Naturalist on Duty” series will be held Saturday, July 20, at the AU Black Fork Wetlands, 2628 Ashland Road. This event will feature the topic, “Dragonflies and Damselflies.”

The series is being held on one Saturday morning each month through the summer and fall, ending on Oct. 5. All events are free and open to the public. Each open-house style event will be held between 10 a.m. and noon. Those under 16 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Ashland University Environmental Studies Center to Host Summer ‘Naturalist on Duty’ Program

Ashland University Environmental Studies Center to Host Summer ‘Naturalist on Duty’ Program

Ashland University’s Black Fork Wetlands Environmental Studies Center located at 2628 Ashland Road will host its fourth annual “Naturalist on Duty” series. The five events will be held on Saturdays this summer and early fall.

All five events are free and open to the public. The events will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on one Saturday a month from June to October. The events are organized by Dr. Patricia Saunders, AU associate professor of biology and director of the environmental science program, and Merrill Tawse, AU professional instructor of biology.

AU to Hold 2019 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium on April 9

AU to Hold 2019 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium on April 9

Ashland University’s College of Arts and Sciences is hosting the 10th annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (URCA) Symposium that will feature 55 performances, presentations and exhibitions given by 66 students and alumni representing 14 programs of the College of Arts and Sciences. The April 9 symposium is free and open to the public and will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Myers Convocation Center on the AU campus.

Dr. Dawn Weber, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will provide the welcome and opening remarks. She explains that the symposium follows the format of a professional conference with students presenting original research, performing musical selections, reading original creative writing and exhibiting artwork. Weber said, “CAS undergraduate students continue to make original intellectual and creative contributions to their disciplines early in their careers. We are delighted to share with the public and campus community highlights of the outstanding work being conducted by our students in departments across the fine and performing arts, humanities, natural science and social science disciplines.”

Ashland, Wooster and Mansfield Area Residents Compete at Mohican District Science Day at Ashland University

Ashland, Wooster and Mansfield Area Residents Compete at Mohican District Science Day at Ashland University

Many area residents were among the 233 students from 32 area schools plus homeschoolers competing March 23 at Ashland University for the 59th annual Mohican District Science Day. Sponsored by the Mohican District Junior Division of the Ohio Academy of Science, the event was held in Ashland University’s John C. Myers Convocation Center.

For school awards, Northwestern High School had the most superiors (9) and also the highest percentage (82 percent) of superiors for the high school division.

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