Monday, December 11, 2017

Acting Showcase, Dec. 13

Join students from AU Theatre's Advanced Acting Styles class as they present a showcase of their semester-long work on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 242 of the Center for the Arts. READ MORE

Morgan Miller Interns at Acton Institute

"In the few months I worked for the Acton Institute as an intern, I was surrounded by like-minded people that pushed me to think seriously about the way I viewed the world--everyone was eager to have a discussion or provide materials to help me expand my understanding on a particular area of study." FULL STORY

Kathleen Foster Covers English Workshop

On November 6, 2017, Ashland University held its 32nd annual English Department high school workshop. Sophomore students from Wadsworth High School described the future benefits of visiting the workshops and Ashland University in various ways. “It gives us the chance to be introduced to a higher level of thinking,” said Aniya Harris. FULL STORY

Friday, December 8, 2017

Festival of Lights Services, Dec. 10

The  annual Festival of Lights candlelight service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Jack and Deb Miller Chapel. The service symbolizes Christ coming into the world. The story is communicated in verse and song. It will include Scripture readings, traditional carols, and seasonal choral music by the Ashland University Choir and Women’s Chorus, and the Ashland Area Chorus.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Math/Computer Science Study Break, Dec. 11

All Math and Computer Science Department students are invited to a Finals Study Break on Monday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in Patterson 204/211. There will be snacks and drinks!

Winter Festival Band Concert, Dec. 9

Winter Festival Band Concert Features Classics and Holiday FavoritesAshland University Music presents its annual Winter Festival Band Concert on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Hugo Young Theatre. The concert will feature the Ashland University Symphonic Band directed by Joseph Lewis Jr., and the Ashland Area Community Concert Band (AACCB) under the direction of Leonard Salvo. The concert will offer a program of classic compositions for concert band along with holiday favorites. The concert is free and open to the public. READ MORE

Taylor Essay Award Winners

Every semester Ashbrook Scholars compete in an essay writing competition. Authors choose their own topics, a first draft is critiqued in a writing seminar and winners are selected from the revised versions. Winners from the Fall 2017 competition are:
  • First place: "The Good Catastrophe" by Caleb Boyer
  • Second place: "We Have Less Time Than We Think" by Jackson Yenor 
  • Third Place: "Waiting for Change: It's Time to Abolish Tipping" by Lucas Trott 
  • Honorable Mentions: "Through the Lens of Mary" by Morgan Miller, "Contrasts in Community: Healing at Home by Looking Abroad" by Dennis Clark, "In the Midnight of the Mind" by Tyler MacQueen
Read Caleb Boyer's essay HERE