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Political Columnist to Speak at Ashbrook Dinner on Oct. 20

Political Columnist to Speak at Ashbrook Dinner on Oct. 20

Cal Thomas, one of the most widely syndicated political columnists in America, will be speaking on the topic of “How We Got Here and Where We are Going if Things Don’t Change; What Works: Common Sense Solutions for a Stronger America” at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series on Oct. 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 a table of 10 for $300. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Jennifer Nixon at (419) 207-6094 or jnixon@ashbrook.org or order online at www.ashbrook.org. The event is co-sponsored by WMAN Radio. Additional opportunities
to sponsor a table at the event are available.

Alexander Hamilton Society to Host ‘Brexit and the Crisis of Globalism’ Discussion

The Alexander Hamilton Society at Ashland University has scheduled an event that will feature Dr. Gerard Alexander from the University of Virginia and AU’s Dr. René Paddags in a discussion of Britain's recent vote to withdraw from the European Union.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., and pizza and drinks will be provided at the event.

Ariel Corporation Executives to Speak at Ashbrook Luncheon on Sept. 21

Ariel Corporation Executives to Speak at Ashbrook Luncheon/Lecture on Sept. 21

Jim Buchwald, founder of Ariel Corporation, and Alex Wright, chief operating officer of Ariel, will speak on the topic of “Made in America: Creation of One of the Best Capital Goods Companies in the World” at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series on Sept. 21 at noon in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

Tickets for this luncheon/lecture event are $20 per person or a table of eight for $160. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Jennifer Nixon at (419) 207-6094 or jnixon@ashbrook.org or order online at www.ashbrook.org.

Ashbrook Center to Host Constitution Day Lecture

Ashbrook Center to Host Constitution Day Lecture

Dr. Stephen Knott, a professor of National Security Affairs at the United States Naval War College, will speak on the topic of “The Founders’ Presidency vs. the Progressive Presidency” at the Ashbrook Center Constitution Day Lecture on Friday, Sept. 16, at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the Library on the Ashland University campus.

Knott will lead an in-depth discussion comparing the Founder’s conception of a “Constitutional Presidency” with the current conception of a “personalized presidency.” He will argue that by restoring the conception of a Constitutional Presidency the country would not neuter the Presidency but rather enhance its stature. More importantly, it might even restore Congress to the role intended by the Founders.

Ashland University Students Complete Career Ready Internships at Bookmasters

Ashland University Students Complete Career Ready Internships at Bookmasters

Ashland University students Emily Cardwell and Garrison Stima completed summer internships with fellow-Ashland organization and book publisher services company Bookmasters as part of the Great Lakes Career Ready Internship Program.

The Career Ready Internship Program, funded through a grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation and available to eligible students through the spring 2018 semester, allows Ashland University students to engage in paid internships while exploring possible career paths.

Ashland University Honors Professor with Taylor Teaching Award

Ashland University Honors Professor with Taylor Teaching Award

Ashland University Professor of History Dr. John Moser is the recipient of AU’s 2016 Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award. AU Provost Dr. Eun-Woo Chang presented the award at AU’s Academic Honors Convocation on Sunday, April 24, in the Jack and Deb Miller Chapel.

The award, first presented in 1997, was endowed by former Jeromesville residents the late Edward and Louaine Taylor as a way of supporting high quality teaching at Ashland University.

Fox News Commentator Ed Rollins to Speak at Ashbrook Memorial Dinner on April 27

Fox News Commentator Ed Rollins to Speak at Ashbrook Memorial Dinner on April 27

Political consultant and Fox News commentator Ed Rollins will be the keynote speaker at the 31st Annual John M. Ashbrook Memorial Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Ashland University. Sponsored by the Ashbrook Center, this event has hosted many political leaders including Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Margaret Thatcher, Rick Perry, 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.

Wall Street Journal Columnist to Speak at Ashbrook Luncheon on April 19

Wall Street Journal Columnist to Speak at Ashbrook Luncheon on April 19

Jason Riley, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a columnist for the Wall Street Journal, will speak at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series on April 19 at noon in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

Tickets for this luncheon/lecture event are $20 per person or a table of eight for $160. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Jennifer Nixon at (419) 207-6094 or order online at www.ashbrook.org.

Ashbrook Center to Host Two Colloquiums in April

Ashbrook Center to Host Two Colloquiums in April

Steven Forde, Ph. D., an editor for the American Political Science Review, will speak on the topic of “John Locke: Liberalism & Modern Science” at the Ashbrook Center Colloquium on Friday, April 1, at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the Library on the Ashland University campus.

A second colloquium in April will feature Joseph Fornieri, Ph. D., director of the Center for Statesmanship, Law, and Liberty at the Rochester Institute of Technology, who will speak on the topic of “Lincoln’s Philosophical Statesmanship” on Friday, April 15, at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center.

Ashbrook Colloquium to Feature Senior Historian

Ashbrook Colloquium to Feature Senior Historian

Michael Feldberg, Ph.D., executive director and senior historian for the George Washington Institute for Religious Freedom, will be speaking on the topic of “American Jews and Religious Liberty” at the Ashbrook Center Colloquium on Friday, Feb. 26, 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, contact Jennifer Nixon at (419) 207-6094 or jnixon@ashbrook.org.

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