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Senate President Larry Obhof to Speak at Ashbrook Lecture

Senate President Larry Obhof to Speak at Ashbrook Lecture

Larry Obhof, who serves as president of the Ohio Senate for the 132nd General Assembly, will provide a “Statehouse Update” at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series on Tuesday, March 20, at 12 p.m. 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 Officials Sign Agreement to Allow for Intelligence and Cyber Training Internships

Ashland University officials have signed an agreement that will allow AU students to enroll in internships in the Wright State Applied Research Corporation’s (WSARC) intelligence and cyber training programs.

The agreement, which is effective Jan. 1, 2018, allows Ashland University junior and senior level undergraduate students to complete semester-long internships with WSARC.

Ashbrook Center to Host Fox and Friends Co-host Brian Kilmeade in Mansfield

Best-selling author and popular media personality Brian Kilmeade will speak at Mansfield’s Renaissance Theatre on Friday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. as the Ashbrook Center’s Second Peter W. Schramm Memorial Lecture.

Kilmeade is well known as co-host of the popular “Fox & Friends” news program and host of the nationally syndicated radio program, “Kilmeade and Friends.”

Ashbrook Center to Host Fox and Friends Co-host Brian Kilmeade in Mansfield

Mitch Daniels to Speak at Ashbrook Lecture

Mitch Daniels to Speak at Ashbrook Lecture

Mitch Daniels Jr., former governor of Indiana and the 12th president of Purdue University, will speak on the topic of “Higher Education: Higher than What?” at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 12 p.m. 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 419-289-5411 or cclever@ashbrook.org.

Fox News Program Host Tucker Carlson to Speak at 32nd Annual Ashbrook Memorial Dinner on June 3

Fox News Program Host Tucker Carlson to Speak at 32nd Annual Ashbrook Memorial Dinner on June 3

Primetime Fox News program host Tucker Carlson will be the keynote speaker at the 32nd Annual John M. Ashbrook Memorial Dinner at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Ashland University. Sponsored by the Ashbrook Center, this event has hosted many political leaders including Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Margaret Thatcher, Ed Rollins, Colin Powell and John Boehner.

The dinner program will be held in Ashland University’s John C. Myers Convocation Center. Tickets for this Ashbrook event are $250 per person. A limited number of VIP reception tickets are available for an additional cost. Tables of 10 are available in different price packages and include reception tickets, program recognition and preferred table location.

AU College of Arts and Sciences’ Research and Creative Activity Symposium Open to the Public

AU College of Arts and Sciences’ Research and Creative Activity Symposium Open to the Public

Ashland University’s College of Arts and Sciences is hosting an Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium that will feature the works of over 60 students from 15 departments in the College.

According to Dr. Jeff Weidenhamer, trustees’ distinguished 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.

Writer and Journalist to Speak at Ashbrook Dinner on April 20

Writer and Journalist to Speak at Ashbrook Dinner on April 20

British writer and journalist Daniel Hannan will be speaking on the topic of “How Brexit Can Benefit Everybody” at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series on Thursday, April 20, at 7 p.m. in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

Tickets for this dinner and lecture event are $30 per person or $300 for a table of 10. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Carrie Clever at 419-289-5411 or cclever@ashbrook.org or order online at www.ashbrook.org. Additional opportunities to sponsor a table at the event are available.

Ashland University Hosts Visit from Ambassador Dani Dayan

Ambassador Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel in New York, answers several questions from AU President Dr. Carlos Campo and those in attendance at the breakfast event held in Myers Convocation Center.

Ambassador Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel in New York, visited the Ashland University campus on the morning of March 14 to meet with a group of invited individuals.

Dayan had breakfast with members of the AU Board of Trustees and community members as well as a number of AU faculty, staff and students. Following the breakfast, Dayan spoke on “Israel and the Middle East Today: A Diplomat’s View.”

Ashbrook Colloquium to Address ‘Political Economy and the Rise of Donald Trump’

Kevin D. Williamson, National Review’s roving correspondent and published author, will speak on the topic of “Political Economy and the Rise of Donald Trump” at an Ashbrook Center Colloquium on Friday, April 7, 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 ‘Political Economy and the Rise of Donald Trump’

Historian to Give Keynote Address at Ashland University

Historian to Give Keynote Address at Ashland University

Historian and pedagogical innovator Mark C. Carnes will provide the keynote address as part of the “Reacting to the Past” workshop being held on the AU campus in early April.

The address, which is free and open to the public as an event separate from the workshop, will be held Friday, April 7, at 8 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall in Schar College of Education. The title of the talk will be “Subversive Play: The Bane of Higher Education--and Its Salvation?”

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