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Ashbrook Colloquium to Feature Lecture by George Voinovich

Ashbrook Colloquium to Feature Lecture by George Voinovich

The Ashbrook Center at Ashland University will sponsor a talk by former Ohio Governor George Voinovich on April 7 at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the library on the AU campus.

Voinovich will speak on “The Future of American Cities” and the colloquium is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Lisa Ormiston at (419) 289-5429 or lormiston@ashbrook.org.

Chief Economist to Speak at Ashbrook Luncheon

Chief Economist to Speak at Ashbrook Luncheon

Brian Wesbury, chief economist at First Trust Advisors L.P., a financial services firm based in Wheaton, Ill., will speak at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series on March 25 at noon in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

Wesbury will speak on the topic of “Navigating the Economic Echo Chamber” as part of the Ashbrook Center’s Thomas W. Smith Political Economy lecture series.

Ashland University Alumna Named to AICUO Post

Emily Pettigrew Tully, a 2005 graduate of Ashland University, has been appointed the new director of government relations for the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO).

Prior to joining AICUO, Tully worked on Capitol Hill in Washington, where she spent three years as the Senior Policy Advisor for Congressman Bob Gibbs. While working for Congressman Gibbs, she helped pass the 2013 Farm Bill out of the House of Representatives.

Dr. Peter Schramm Wins Salvatori Prize

Dr. Peter Schramm Wins Salvatori Prize

Dr. Peter W. Schramm, professor of political science at Ashland University, senior fellow at the Ashbrook Center and director of the Ashbrook Scholar Program, was recently awarded the Claremont Institute’s Henry Salvatori Prize in the American Founding. Schramm joined previous prominent recipients of the prize, including George F. Will and the late William F. Buckley Jr.

Professor of History to Give Ashbrook Center Colloquium

Professor of History to Give Ashbrook Center Lecture

Dr. Allen C. Guelzo, professor of history and director of Civil War era studies at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pa., will speak at Ashland University’s Ashbrook Center, focusing his lecture on the question, “Was the Civil War a Second American Revolution?”

Guelzo’s lecture, which is free, will be held on Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University. For more information, contact Lisa Ormiston at 419.289.5429 or lormiston@ashbrook.org.

AU Alumna Named to Diplomatic Courier’s “99 Under 33” List

Ashland University Alumna Named to Diplomatic Courier’s “99 Under 33” List

Caitlin Poling, a 2009 Ashland University graduate with a triple major in political science, international relations and French, was recently named to the 99 most influential foreign policy leaders under the age of 33, or the “99 Under 33” list jointly released by the Diplomatic Courier and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy.

The list, first launched in 2011, is a special project that captures the extraordinary impact on international affairs of 99 diverse millennials under the age of 33. The list encompasses entrepreneurs, technologists, journalists, bankers, activists, scientists, diplomats and soldiers to reflect the Diplomatic Courier and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy’s belief that foreign policy in the 21st Century is entrepreneurial, and made by leaders from all sectors.

Ashland University WWII Study Tour Open to Public

Ashland University WWII Study Tour Open to Public

An Ashland University World War II study tour planned for the summer of 2014 has been opened to the general public.

Dr. John Moser, professor of history at Ashland University, and Eric Pullin, assistant professor of history at Carthage College, will lead a study group for 13 days in June of 2014 to locations important to World War II, including England, France, Belgium and Germany.

An Evening with Mark Steyn Hosted by the Ashbrook Center

An Evening with Mark Steyn Hosted by the Ashbrook Center

International best-selling author Mark Steyn will speak at Mansfield’s Renaissance Theater on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m.

“An Evening with Mark Steyn” is hosted by the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University and is co-sponsored by WMAN Radio and Ariel Corporation. Additional opportunities to co-sponsor the event are available and include a limited number of tickets for dinner with Steyn before the evening’s keynote. Tickets for reserved seating in the Renaissance Theater are available for $20 each. A book signing will follow.

Ashbrook Center to Celebrate Constitution Day Sept. 17

Ashbrook Center to Celebrate Constitution Day Sept. 17

Dr. Peter W. Schramm, senior fellow, director of the Ashbrook Scholar Program at the Ashbrook Center and professor of political science at Ashland University, will speak at the Ashbrook Center on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Schramm will address “The Constitutional Character of Benjamin Franklin” as part of the 15th Annual Robert E. Henderson Constitution Day Lecture presented by the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Ashbrook Center at 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact Lisa Ormiston at 419-289-5429 or lormiston@ashbrook.org.

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