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Ashland Poetry Press publishes Mills's lyrical meditation on slavery in the North

Although nearly always thought of as the nickname for New York City’s financial district, Wall Street started out as just that – a wall.

And it was built largely with early 17th-century slave labor, stretching from river to river and thought by Dutch settlers to be a good way to keep out not only the natives, but the English as well. Within just decades, though, Wall Street was the site of the first slave market in what by now had become the growing city of New York.

Kids can explore other cultures, while never leaving Ashland

The Ashland University ACCESS program will offer local experiences in other cultures for children and teens this summer.

All international day camps offered in Ashland will be held at 930 Claremont Avenue from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. Drop off will be at 8:50 a.m., and pick up will be at noon. The cost for each camp is $150. Each camp will offer an immersive cultural experience.

Ashland University Online MBA ranked 35th in the world, first in region and state

05/18/2021 ASHLAND, Ohio - For the second year in a row, Ashland University’s Online Masters of Business Administration program has been ranked 35th in the world by CEO Magazine. The

program also was ranked first in Northeast Ohio and in Ohio overall.

Ashland University’s Online MBA program has outranked many Ohio MBA programs, including allNortheast Ohio universities. The ranking of 35th in the world is a testament to its efforts to continuously innovate and its reputation for world-class education.

Hall of Famer Dr. Fred Martinelli passes away at 92

05/15/2021 ASHLAND, Ohio -- Dr. Fred Martinelli, who led Ashland College/University's football program and athletic program to new, successful heights from the late 1950s into the 1990s, has died at 92. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 12 at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 220 Sandusky St., Ashland.

Martinelli was the Eagles' head football coach for 35 seasons, and served as Ashland's athletic director for a near-quarter century.

Coburn hosts juried exhibition of Ashland Community Arts League works

05/11/2021 ASHLAND, Ohio -- The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University on Friday, May 14 will open a regional juried exhibition featuring 49 works created by the members of the Ashland Community Arts League. The works on view include painting, ceramics, photography, fiber arts, printmaking, glass, drawing and mixed media. A opening reception from 6-7:30 p.m. is free and open to the public.

The exhibition will be on view  through July 23.