Friday, November 16, 2018

Watts Presents Original Compositions

Sophomore music and computer science dual major Eric Watts (Ontario) will present a concert of his original compositions titled "Paperclips: An evening of music for trombones" on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. More info at

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Announcing AU Bateman Case Study Competition Team

Communication Studies has recently chosen four students to lead the AU Bateman Case Study Competition team. This will be the second year that Ashland’s PRSSA Chapter has competed in this national case study competition. Those selected for the team for this year are Samantha Stutzman, Erin Staley, Ricardo Leona and Cyleen Sharpe.


Wednesday, November 14, 2018

2018 ACM Programming Contest

The 2018 Association of computing Machinery (ACM) ICPC East Central North America Regional Programming Contest was held on Saturday, November 10 at Youngstown State University. The 10 problems this year were very difficult. The teams representing Ashland University were:

Team AU Eagles: Phillip Waller, Brennen Nalley, Kyle Hall
Team AU Purple: Kelly Fullin, Renne Lucas, Michael Cowan
Team AU Gold: Mohammed Bawazeer, Jonathan Meredith, Josiah Moore
Team The Bug Slayers: Nathan Ahrens, Erich Berger, Brennan Kunkel


Friday, November 9, 2018

Lewis' Career in Music and the Military Leads Him to AU

Joseph Lewis, Jr., Ashland University Director of Bands, is honored to have a career which combines his two worlds of music and the military. Not only will he lead the Ashland University Eagle Marching Band into Jack Miller Stadium for the football game against Northern Michigan on Nov. 10, but he will also recognize fellow military men and women for their service at a special halftime show in observance of Veterans Day.

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Conners Speaks with JDM Students

Bill Conners from iHeartMedia visited with JDM students. He spoke about his 30+ years in radio production and offered advice to those interested in the media industry. Bill provided interesting insight on being creative when writing promos and commercial spots. He also let the class listen to some examples of his work for WGAR and WMJI in Cleveland.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Call for 2019 URCA Abstracts: Due Jan. 25 | Symposium: Apr. 9

The Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for the 10th Annual College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (URCA) Symposium. This event will highlight the research, scholarly, and creative activities of students throughout the College of Arts and Sciences, and will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Please consider submitting your work to the Symposium!

Current students, as well as December 2018 graduates, are welcome to present their work.  The deadline for submitting abstracts is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 25, 2019. This deadline is firm.

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2018 Rinehart Lecture: Come Matter Here

Author Hannah Brencher is delivering the 2018 Rinehart Lecture in Practical Theology at Ashland University on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. Hannah will be speaking on the subject of her recently published book Come Matter Here - a call for Christians to start living like they mean it here and now.

The Rinehart Lecture in Practical Theology is an annual endowed public lecture honoring the memory and continuing the work of Dr. Don Rinehart who, in his 46 years of teaching at Ashland, inspired generations of students.

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