Thursday, November 20, 2014

Community, AU Students & Faculty - Oh My!

With auditions held in August, AU Theatre is buzzing with anticipation for its February production of Frank Baum's beloved musical "The Wizard of Oz."  Not only were thirty University students cast, almost twenty community youth and adults will join the show on the Hugo Young Theatre stage. Canine auditions for Toto are slated for next week to finalize the cast.  Just in time for the holidays and consideration as wonderful gifts, tickets are now on sale.  MORE...

Remembrance Day at Gettysburg

A group of AU students, most of them in Dr. Paddags' course on Democracy & War, descended on Gettysburg to study the most pivotal and most famous battle of the Civil War. Everyone gave presentations on the participants of the Civil War - from Robert E. Lee and Henry Halleck, to Elizabeth Thorn and Abraham Lincoln. Through the eyes of their characters, the history of the battle unfolded for the students. MORE...

Biology Major Isabella Steiner Writes (in Spanish) Why AU Is the Best University!


Hay muchos opiniones sobre cual universidad es la mejor, pero la Universidad de Ashland supera todas las otras. Esta universidad ofrece muchas grandes oportunidades como una educación buena, deportes divertidos y muchos programas extracurriculares. También, muchas de las clases son muy pequeñas y permiten que los estudiantes trabajen de cerca con los profesores. Los profesores conocen a los estudiantes como personas y no como números. Quiero que todo el mundo visite y asista a la Universidad de Ashland gracias a sus buenas calidades. La Universidad de Ashland merece el título, “la mejor universidad en el mundo,” porque les moldea la vida, el intelecto y el carácter de los estudiantes. MORE...

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Winter Festival Jazz Concert Presents Holiday and Big Band Favorites

The award-winning Ashland University Jazz Orchestra (AUJO) will be hosting a free Winter Festival concert in Hugo Young Theatre on Monday, Nov. 24, at 7:30 p.m. Directed by Dr. Scott Garlock the concert will feature three sets of music including pre-concert music performed by Dr. Garlock's student jazz combo, a set of Christmas music for big band performed by AUJO, and closing with the Jazz Orchestra performing big band music in several styles.  MORE...

Meet Our Young Sculptors!

Check out the photos of our young "Art Saturday" sculptors and their creations!

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Recent Graduate Thrives in Higher Education Master's Program

By Erika Gallion, class of 2013

As an undergraduate English and Creative Writing major at Ashland, I knew I was going to have to think eventually about graduate school. Majoring in what I loved as an undergraduate is a decision I did not regret and still do not regret at all. Getting to do what I loved the most for four years with professors and peers who also held similar passions was a privilege I will remember and treasure forever.  MORE...

November Submission Listing from Ashland MFA

Each month, the Ashland MFA Program receives calls for submissions and contest deadlines, which it publicizes in its monthly newsletter. Listed at this link are November 2014's calls for submissions.  SUBMISSION LISTING...