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Ashland University Theatre presents its first annual Theatre Gala

4/19/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --The Ashland University Department of Theatre and its chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, the national theatre honorary, will hold their first annual Theatre Gala on Saturday, May 1, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., in Hugo Young Theatre in the Center for the Arts.
The evening will celebrate this year's theatrical season with light desserts, a special performance by the Drop of a Hat Players, and a presentation by AU alumna Aretta Baumgardner.

Ashland University to Host Chemistry Camp for Middle School Students

4/15/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Ashland University will host Chemistry Can Be Fun Camp, a laboratory experience for middle grade students entering grades 7-9, offered with the Institute for Chemical Education.

Sessions will be held June 21-24 from 9 a.m. to noon each day at Ashland University's Kettering Science Center.

This camp is for students with an interest in science who can work at grade level and at a moderately independent level. Students will be kept busy for the three hours, but they do need to be able to work efficiently and safely in a laboratory setting.

Ashland University Department of Music presents end-of-semester performances

4/15/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --The Department of Music at Ashland University presents two end-of-semester performances in the Center for the Arts. Both performances are free and open to the public.
"Variable Winds" a joint performance by the Ashland Area Community Concert Band and the University Concert Band, conducted by Leonard Salvo, will be performed on Sunday, April 25, at 4 p.m., in Hugo Young Theatre.

Social Work Majors Place First in Ashland University Business Concept Competition

4/8/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Two Ashland University students were awarded first place in the Ashland University ideaLabs Business Concept Competition sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Ashland.

Danielle Liggett of Galion and Saundra Zellner of Twinsburg received the $500 first prize for their concept, "The Fire Safe-T Room: Provided by the Guardian Service."

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.

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