Monday, December 5, 2016

Student Ensembles Recital, Dec. 6

On Tuesday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall, several student chamber ensembles perform including the saxophone ensemble under the direction of Dr. Thomas Reed, as well as brass, string and percussion ensembles instructed by Michael Metcalf, Jane Reed and Jeffrey Neitzke, respectively. Mr. Neitzke also leads a jazz combo which will perform. The concert is free and open to the public.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Ashland University MFA at AWP

Ashland MFA faculty members and alumni are represented on multiple panels at the AWP Conference in Washington, DC, February 8-11, 2017. Please see the linked listing of conference sessions involving our Ashland writing community. We’ll be at Booth #167, so stop by and say hello. Ashland AWP Listing

Hamlet in Cleveland: A Review

By Corinne Spisz, Integrated Language Arts major

...students and professors discussed the interpretation, the acting, and the relation of the performance to the written play. It was unanimous that Benedict Cumberbatch’s performance was extraordinary and emotional, and that he drew the audience into his performance. The rest of the cast performed well, but were overshadowed by Cumberbatch’s excellence... READ MORE

Bryanna Austin Co-authors Report

Political Science senior, Bryanna Austin, did an internship at the Buckeye Institute in Columbus, OH, this summer.  She worked on several projects, but one resulted in a this Policy Brief on reforming occupational licensing requirements.  Among other benefits of reform would be that it would help military families, who must move frequently. The report was co-authored with Rea S. Hederman Jr.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Services Announced for Dr. Michael Hudson

Dr. Michael Hudson, associate professor of geology, began teaching at Ashland University in 1982, where he taught earth science courses including mineralogy, geochemistry, metamorphic petrology and natural disasters. Beloved by his students, Dr. Hudson, or "Doc," served as the adviser to the Geology Club and director of the annual Mohican District Science Fair, and was the recipient of three Mentor Awards, a program that recognizes faculty or staff whose academic leadership with regard to students extends beyond the classroom. He was active with his students in geochemical research on rocks from both northern New York and north-central Ohio. He also served several terms as Faculty Senate president and was very active on various campus committees. He was a member of the Geological Society of America.

A memorial service celebrating Michael's life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at First Presbyterian Church, 320 Church St., Ashland, with the Rev. Michael Parker officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 320 Church St., Ashland, Ohio; or to Ashland University Geology Club. READ MORE

Monday, November 28, 2016

Sandra Tunnell Tapped as Celebrity Tubist for AU TubaChristmas

The local holiday favorite TubaChristmas returns to Hugo Young Theatre on Saturday, December 3 at noon with Sandra Tunnell, Ashland City Council person and Ashland Main Street executive director, as the "Celebrity Tubist." The concert is free and open to the public and invites area tuba, euphonium and baritone players to perform. Musician registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by a rehearsal at 10:20 a.m. READ MORE

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Students Welcomed into Sigma Tau Delta

On Nov. 14, fifteen students carrying a G.P.A. in English courses of 3.0 or above were welcomed into Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, at the new member induction. Dr. Russell Weaver delivered an address on the subject of literary interpretation. Congratulations to our new members: Maggie Andrews, Natasha Arnold, Sarrah Betz, Maria Cardona, Emily Cardwell, Jessica Frichtel, Emily Holp, Ariel McCleary, Bethany Meadows, Alexandra Newhouse, Madelyn Rumbaugh, Corinne Spisz, Alyanna Tuttle, Madison White, Amanda Wise