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Ashbrook Colloquium to Address ‘Cyber Warfare’

Dr. James Jay Carafano, a leading expert in national security and foreign policy challenges, will speak on the topic of “Defense and Technology: What the Future of Cyber Warfare Holds for Us” at a colloquium on Friday, Jan. 25, at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the Library on the Ashland University campus.

The colloquium is free and open to the public. For more information, call 419.289.5411 or cclever@ashbrook.org.

Ashbrook Colloquium to Address ‘Cyber Warfare’

Ashbrook Colloquium to Address ‘Slavery and the Constitutional Convention’

Ashbrook Colloquium to Address ‘Slavery and the Constitutional Convention’

Dr. Gordon Lloyd, senior fellow at the Ashbrook Center and professor emeritus at Pepperdine University, will speak on the topic of "The Great Difficulty of Framing: Slavery and the Constitutional Convention" at a colloquium on Friday, Nov. 30, at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the Library on the Ashland University campus.

The colloquium is free and open to the public. For more information, call 419.289.5430 or cclever@ashbrook.org.

Chris Flannery Chosen to Head Ashbrook Center at Ashland University

Los Angeles native Christopher Flannery has been named to succeed the late Roger Beckett as executive director of the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University. Before accepting the position, which he will assume January 1, Flannery was a long-time professor in the History and Political Science Department and Honors College at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California.

Flannery has taught in Ashbrook’s teacher programs from their inception and for a number of years as Louaine S. Taylor visiting professor of American history and government at Ashland University. He has served on the Ashbrook Center board since 2000.

Chris Flannery Chosen to Head Ashbrook Center at Ashland University

President of Judicial Watch to Speak at Ashbrook Center Luncheon

President of Judicial Watch to Speak at Ashbrook Center Luncheon

Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, will speak on the topic of “Uncovering the Deep State” at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 12 noon in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

Judicial Watch is a watchdog group that promotes transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics and the law. With the motto, “Because no one is above the law,” Judicial Watch works to uncover and hold government officials accountable for misconduct and corruption.

Ashland University to Host Debate for the U.S. House 7th District Seat

Ashland University to Host Debate for the U.S. House 7th District Seat

The Gibbs-Harbaugh debate for the U.S. House 7th District seat will be held Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

The event is sponsored by the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, with the assistance of the Ashland University College Republicans, the Ashland University Young Democrats, and the AU chapter of Young Americans for Liberty.

Judge to Speak at Ashbrook Center Major Issues Lecture Series Luncheon

Jeffrey S. Sutton, judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, will speak on the topic of “51 Imperfect Solutions” at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 12 noon in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

Tickets for this lunch and lecture event are $20 per person or $160 for a table of eight. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Carrie Clever at cclever@ashbrook.org or 419-289-5411.

Judge to Speak at Ashbrook Center Major Issues Lecture Series Luncheon

Ashbrook Colloquium to Address ‘Capitalism and the Family’

Dr. Steven Horwitz, the John H. Schnatter Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at Ball State University, will speak on the topic of “Capitalism and the Family” at an Ashbrook Center Colloquium on Friday, Oct. 5, at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the Library on the Ashland University campus.

The colloquium is free and open to the public. For more information, call 419.289.5430 or cclever@ashbrook.org.

Ashbrook Colloquium to Address ‘Capitalism and the Family’

Ohio Supreme Court Justice to Speak at Ashbrook Center Constitution Day Luncheon

Ohio Supreme Court Justice to Speak at Ashbrook Center Constitution Day Luncheon

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Patrick F. Fischer will provide a Constitution Day lecture on the topic “Why All Judges Must Matter to You” at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series. The event will be held on Monday, Sept. 17, at 12 noon in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

Tickets for this lunch and lecture event are $20 per person or $160 for a table of eight. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Carrie Clever at cclever@ashbrook.org or 419-289-5411.

AU’s 2018 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium Set for April 11

AU’s 2018 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium Set for April 11

Ashland University’s College of Arts and Sciences is hosting the ninth annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (URCA) Symposium that will feature the works of more than 78 students from 16 departments in the College, as well as two alumni.

According to Dr. Jeff Weidenhamer, professor of chemistry, the April 11 symposium, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Myers Convocation Center. The symposium will feature oral presentations, performances, poster presentations and art exhibitions.

President of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni to Speak at Ashbrook Lecture

President of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni to Speak at Ashbrook Lecture

3/29/18 ASHLAND, Ohio – Dr. Michael B. Poliakoff, who serves as president of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) in Washington, D.C., will provide a lecture on the topic “Freedom of Thought, Freedom of Speech: The Heritage of Western Civilization” at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series on Tuesday, April 24, at 12 noon in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

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