Friday, April 24, 2015

Three Vocal Ensembles Perform Combined Concert

The Ashland University Chamber Singers, Women's Chorus and a cappella ensemble Surround Sound present their final spring concert on Sunday, April 26 at 4 p.m. in the Jack and Deb Miller Chapel.  The performance is free and open to the public. MORE...

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Science Students Heading to Great Summer Internships

We have started to hear from students who have been accepted into research internships for this coming summer including:
  • 10-week field ecology internship at the Environmental Research Center at the University of Notre Dame
  • Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates program with Oregon State University
  • Summer internship at Gorman Nature Center, Mansfield, OH 
  • International Volunteer HQ summer program in Cusco, Peru
  • Internship at the Columbus Zoo

Fairy Tales & Opera Join Forces This Weekend

The Department of Music presents two evenings of opera scenes which feature seven different operas each night from fairy tales such as Little Red Riding Hood and Hansel and Gretel along with Elixir of Love, Lakme, Sweet Betsy from Pike, Porgy and Bess, and The Tenderland by Aaron Copland. Directed by Stephanie Sikora, the performances which are free and open to the public are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25, 7:30 p.m. at the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall. MORE...

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Shakespeare in Cleveland

By Sarah Ludwig, English major

This past Sunday, I traveled to Cleveland with other students and professors in the English and History departments to see the Hanna Theatre’s adaption of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Going into it, I had hoped that the performance would bring something unique to this timeless comedy. I had wished that the performance would divert from a typical interpretation that one would expect and offer something unanticipated. I was extremely happy when the play did just this.  MORE...

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Composition Students Respond to Author's Classroom Visit

Tom Montgomery Fate, author of Cabin Fever, visited my English 102: Composition 2 classroom. All of the students found a personal connection with the text as well as the value of studying such a piece of creative nonfiction for their own growth as writers. Written reactions from selected students representing a range of majors from sports management to psychology and finance can be found HERE...

Ethnic Potluck Shares Experiences, Recognizes Academic Achievements

Every April, senior-level students of the social work program hosts an ethnic potluck dinner for their fellow students to share their experiences as practicing social work interns.  This year, fourteen  graduating students presented their expertise to about 30 other social work students who will follow in their footsteps.  An outstanding student from each class was recognized for their academic, leadership, and mentoring achievements including sophomore Alison Bartholomew, senior Jennifer Lindsay, and junior Bailey Fullwiler.

FREE Jazz at the Nest Tonight!

Dr. Scott Garlock will conduct the Ashland University Jazz Orchestra for their final concert of the year at the Eagles Nest in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center on TONIGHT, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. Audience members are welcome to grab a snack, enjoy a beverage and relax to the live music of AUJO at the Nest.