Thursday, September 21, 2017

River Teeth Essays on Best American Essays List

Congratulations to the authors of the four River Teeth essays listed on this year's Best American Essays list of Notable Essays and Literary Nonfiction for 2016:
  • "If Woman Is Five" by Sonja Huber (Spring 2016, vol. 18.1) 
  • "Thieves" by Jerald Walker (Spring 2016, vol. 18.1)
  • "Five Autobiographical Fragments or She May Have Been a Witch" by David Lazar (Fall 2016, vol. 18.2) 
  • "Unpinned" by Heather Gemmen Wilson (Fall 2016, vol. 18.2)
And to River Teeth Associate Editor and Beautiful Things co-editor Sarah Wells whose essay "The Body Is Not a Coffin" (Under the Gum Tree, April 2016) also appeared on this year's list.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

ACM Meetings Begin 9/20

Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) will meet Wednesdays, from 7 - 8 p.m. in Patterson 211 for the Fall 2017 semester, starting Wednesday, September 20. All students are welcome. There is no membership fee. If you are interested, please come by and check it out. For more information, email Dr. Iyad Ajwa at

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Cowan Receives UPE Award

Congratulations to Michael Cowan for receiving the 2017 UPE Scholarship Award.

Mondal Publishes Scholarly Article

Dr. Sharleen Mondal’s article, “Hindu Widows as Religious Subjects: The Politics of Christian Conversion and Revival in Colonial India,” has been published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Women’s History, a publication that accepts only 8% of the manuscripts submitted and is considered to be one of the top journals in its field. READ MORE

Thy Neighbor Art-making Session

 Art Club, the International Club and the Ashland Center for Nonviolence are hosting an art-making session which is open to all AU students, faculty and staff on Tuesday, September 26 at 7 p.m. in Room 346 of the Center for the Arts. Art supplies and refreshments are provided. All completed works will be exhibited as part of the upcoming Thy Neighbor Mail Art Show at The Coburn Gallery in October.

AU Psychology Majors Are Going Places!

Recent psychology graduates Melanie Ward and Muslimah Williams are beginning their graduate studies in Europe this fall. Melanie is attending Utrecht University in the Netherlands, and Muslimah is enrolled at Swansea University in Wales. Both students will be working toward Master's degrees in Clinical Psychology.

Madrigal Sales Begin 9/25

Tickets for the 42nd Annual Madrigal Feaste go on sale to the public on Monday, September 25 at 12 p.m. Ashland University Department of Music produces the annual Madrigal Feaste which is slated for Wednesday through Sunday, November 29 - December 3, 2017. All performances begin at 6:30 p.m. in Redwood Hall. Patrons are reminded that this is a very popular event and the box office will be incredibly busy. Tickets can be purchased in-person at the box office, by phone at 419.289.5125 or online at MORE INFO