Thursday, October 23, 2014

Did You Know That AU Offers a Unique Minor in Ethics?

Shared between the Philosophy and Religion departments, the Ethics Minor trains students to be more ethically diverse and aware of their global responsibilities.  Consisting of only 15 hours, almost EVERY MAJOR can benefit from this opportunity and add the Ethics minor with as little as ONE additional course beyond their core requirements.  It's a value-added, low to no cost minor! MORE...

Ashland Biology Graduates Pursuing Degrees in Occupational Therapy

We are seeing growing interest among Ashland science students in the field of occupational therapy. Practitioners in this field "treat injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities", according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which forecasts above average job growth in the field. Chelsea Kaminski ('13) is in the Master of OT program at Chatham University while Elizabeth Mantkowski ('13) is currently in the OT program at Cleveland State University.  MORE...

Technology and the Humanities

by Gary Levine

I'm teaching Michael Herr's Dispatches in my ENG102 (English Composition II) class right now, and reading it reminds me of why I do what I do, or rather, why what I do is important.  The analogies between the Vietnam War and our ongoing conflict in the Middle East are of course limited by culture and geography, but I think most people would agree that we've expended a lot in terms of treasure, if not blood, with very little to show for it.  MORE...

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Senior Recital Features Two Male Vocalists

The Department of Music at Ashland University presents a senior vocal recital featuring Tenor Caleb Stout and baritone Andrew Shaffer on Sunday, October 26 at 4 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall. The recital is free and open to the public. MORE...

Senior Exhibition Announced

The Coburn Art Gallery will present its annual fall Senior Art Exhibition featuring paintings by Karly Beuck (Lodi) in a series titled “Strength: Inferiority Not Consented.” The series presents Greek women out of their mythical contexts and challenges their stories by changing the character’s typical demeanor found in myth into one to be revered and respected in today’s society.  An opening reception will be held Nov. 6 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and will kick-off the exhibition which will run through Dec. 14.

What is Political Theology?

Sometimes students ask me what political theology means. It's a class I love to teach so I thought I'd share the long description I came up with when I proposed the course.  MORE...
REL 308 Political Theology - Spring 2015 TTh 10:50 am.
Fulfills Humanities Core.

Summer Internship Season Is Starting

The upcoming holiday break is the best time to be putting together application materials for 2015 summer internships.  Many of these opportunities are already posted and accepting applications.  MORE...