Thursday, March 26, 2015

New Members Inducted into Criminal Justice Honor Society

The Criminal Justice Program inducted 10 new members into the Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society's Alpha Upsilon Chapter including: Melissa Smith, Sara Amato, Megan Maguire, Ashleigh Keith, Kelsey Garrabrant, Kylie Bartram, Maxwell Ostrowski, Daniel Medvetz, Jon Hart, Alexander Byers. MORE...

Upcoming Reading: Tom Montgomery Fate

Tom Montgomery Fate, author of Cabin Fever, will hold a reading at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 30 in the Ronk Lecture room in the Dwight Schar College of Education.  MORE...

Dr. Schmidt-Rinehart Involved in Research with U.S. Air Force Academy

Ashland University and the United States Air Force Academy have entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement that will allow Spanish professors from the two institutions to engage in a linguistic study. Dr. Barbara Schmidt-Rinehart, Professor of Spanish at Ashland University, and Dr. Jean LeLoup, Professor of Spanish at the U.S. Air Force Academy, will work together on a study titled “Register and forms of address in Costa Rican Spanish: Sociolinguistic realities and pedagogical implications.” READ MORE...

Dr. Rinehart gives 'Last Lecture'

The Religion Department at Ashland University will celebrate its graduating seniors and close out the year with a final lecture by long-time Ashland resident Dr. Don Rinehart on Wednesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jack and Deb Miller Chapel.  The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is titled “Last Lecture: The Beginning of Wisdom.”  READ MORE...

Political Science Alumna Testifies in US House Hearing

Alumna Rebeccah Heinrichs testified on March 24 before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa regarding Iran's noncompliance with the IAEA.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Kelly Bell Band Brings Award-Winning Blues to Ashland

Kelly Bell Blues Band Brings Award-Winning Music To AshlandThe 35th annual Ashland University Spectrum Series concludes its season of eclectic music genres with the Kelly Bell Band, voted the Best Blues Band in the Mid-Atlantic Region for 12 consecutive years. The band’s live concert is slated for Saturday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Hugo Young Theatre. Formed as a backup band for Bo Diddley, the band is in its 20th year and is releasing its 10th recording, "Coming Home," just in time for the Ashland concert. Tickets available at the AU Box Office: 419.289.5125 or

AU Theatre Student Invited to NYC for Script Reading

Junior theatre major Natalyn Baisden has been invited by New York City's Farm Theater to a reading of In the Event of My Death on Monday, June 8 in New York City. The cast for the reading will be comprised of actors from New York as well as members from each of the schools that produced the new play. Natalyn will read the role of Amber which is the role that she originated in the Ashland production.