News Releases

AU decries racist comment made to member of women's basketball team

03/08/2021 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University this weekend voiced its support of AU Eagles team members and Women’s Basketball coach Kari Pickens, who posted a video on social media decrying an online racist message sent privately to one of her players following the team’s GLIAC tournament quarter-final victory over Northwood University.

Shortly after the game, Pickens said, the player – a female student of color – received a message through a personal social media account saying “Ashland is finally starting to win games without you …” followed by a racial slur.

Juried Student Art + Design Exhibition opens March 4 at Coburn Gallery

The Ashland University Juried Student Art + Design Exhibition opens Thursday, March 4, in the Coburn Gallery.

This exhibition will offer $950 in awards to student artists, including Best in Show, Honorable Mentions, Bernini Award, Dean’s Award, Wink Alumni award, AU Permanent Collection Award and the People’s Choice Award. The art awards will be announced on the Coburn Gallery’s Facebook page at 5:30 p.m. on March 4.

AU Theatre offers The Theory of Relativity via On Demand streaming

02/22/2012 ASHLAND, Ohio -- Ashland University Theatre continues its 2020-2021 season celebrating the wonder of human connection with The Theory of Relativity, which will be available for On Demand streaming only from March 5 to May 1.

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at A ticket allows the patron a 48-hour access to the production at any point during the run.

AU Sport Management students work at the NFL Super Bowl LV Fan Experience

There’s nothing like Tampa, Florida in February – especially when the Super Bowl is in town.

That’s what 11 students from the Ashland University Sport Management Department found when they headed south to volunteer at the NFL Super Bowl Fan Experience. Led by Dr. Lance Kaltenbaugh, the group -- Kimmy Gayhardt, Kevin Huber, Allison Jacobs, Brian Lippiatt, Jessie Mayne, Drew Mills, Justin Moore, Kristen Ogle, Mia Rader, Nick Sparr and Amanda Stewart – got a hands-on learning experience they won’t soon forget.