Monday, January 14, 2019

Abstract Workshop Jan. 15 | Abstract Deadline Jan. 25

This is a reminder of the Friday, Jan. 25 (5 p.m.) deadline for submission of abstracts for the Tenth 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, Apr. 9. Please consider submitting your work for this event.

The URCA committee will hold an abstract writing workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 7:30-9 p.m. in room 217 Kettering in order to assist students in polishing their abstracts. More info at

Friday, January 4, 2019

Chorus Rehearsals Begin Jan. 7

The Ashland Area Chorus (AAC), under the direction of Libby Slade, will begin rehearsals for the spring semester on Monday, Jan. 7. The rehearsals are held on Monday evenings from 7-8:45 p.m. in Room 242 of the Center for the Arts. This semester the Chorus will perform choruses from Verdi's Il Travatore, La Traviata, Nabucco and Aida with the Ashland Symphony Orchestra at their April 13 concert at Archer Auditorium.

Membership in AAC is open to all adults and AU students. Students still in high school may also participate with the permission of the ensemble's director. A nominal membership fee of $25 for adults and $15 for high school students is requested and payable by the fourth week of rehearsals to continue participation in the ensemble for the semester. AU students may register for the ensemble as a class. More info at

Thursday, January 3, 2019

19/20 Theme: "Liberty and Responsibility"

The CAS Symposium Committee is proud to announce the theme for the 2019-2020 Symposium Against Indifference which is “Liberty and Responsibility.” Some of the events tentatively planned include an Arthur Miller play during the 13th International Arthur Miller Conference which is being held at AU, discussions of amendments including the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment with a performance of Carrie Chapman Catt, head of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

MCowan Accepts a Job Offer

Michael Cowan, senior majoring in Computer Science has accepted a job offer at Alliance Data Card Services, Columbus. He will be working in software development. He has had internships with this same company over the past two summers. He will start his new job on July 7, following his May 2019 graduation.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

COM Studies Prof & Students Receive Leadership Training

Dr. Gwen Hullman, Camille Pollutro, and Samantha Stutzman completed their training in Leadership In Deliberative Democracy, taught by Professor Louise Fleming- Dufala, and sponsored by the Center for Civic Life at Ashland University.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Pi Mu Epsilon Cording Ceremony

The mathematics honorary, Pi Mu Epsilon, held its cording ceremony for members graduating in December. The PME members also enjoyed dinner at the home of PME advisor, Dr. Gordon Swain. The December 2018 PME member graduates were Kyle Puhl and Ashlyn Smith.

10-Minute Play Festival, Dec. 10

The Ashland University Department of Theatre announces the 10-Minute Play Festival which will be held Monday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall.

The Festival will include performances of eight 10-minute plays directed by students enrolled in the theatre directing class taught be Robert Sean Parker, Assistant Professor of Theatre. The performances are free and open to the public. Audiences are advised that some plays contain strong language and adult situations. Also, due to the venue's layout, patrons are asked to remain seated for the entire run of the eight plays. More info at