Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Student Spotlight: Danielle Wright, Integrated Language Arts Major

Dr. Weaver is an even bigger book nerd than I am and I love it. You get used to the funny looks people give you when you start crying or laughing or ranting because of a book. Most people don't invest themselves that fully into what they read. Dr. Weaver does and it was refreshing in a semester of mostly core courses to get that passion for the material that I strive for.   READ MORE...

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Seth Morrison's Summer Gig at Huron Playhouse

Sophomore technical theatre major Seth Morrison has been sending us updates about his summer position as assistant lighting designer with the Huron Playhouse, which is Ohio's oldest continuing summer theatre and is nationally recognized as a premier educational summer theatre. READ MORE...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Students Participate in ‘AU in Germany’ Program

Students Participate in Ashland University’s ‘AU in Germany’ ProgramThree Ashland University faculty members and 13 AU students participated this summer in a four-week “AU in Germany” experience that included a stay in Wittenberg as well as excursions to nearby cities including Leipzig, Dresden, Neuschwanstein, Prague, Berlin, Weimar, Buchenwald, Erfurt, and Eisenbach, birthplace of Johann Sebastian Bach. FULL STORY

Honors Program Students Experience Italy

Ashland University Honors Program Students Experience ItalyStudents in the Ashland University Honors Program were able to experience Italy this summer as part of the Honors Italy: Grand Tour study abroad trip.  Dr. Chris Swanson, professor of mathematics and director of the Honors Program, said the trip is a vital part of the Honors Program’s mission, which is to offer academically talented undergraduate students cross-disciplinary experiences, participation in an intellectual community devoted to discussion and dialogue, and special projects and courses that challenge the mind. FULL STORY

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

MFA Director Looks Forward to Residency

By Hilary Donatini

Professor Stephen Haven, Director of Ashland's MFA, agreed to answer some questions about the approaching residency—two weeks of intensive creative activity on AU's campus. Read the full story at englishatashland.blogspot.com. 
Full Story & Schedule of Events

Monday, July 13, 2015

AU Theatre Recognition Continues with Farm Theater

The Farm Theatre released its most recent eNewsletter highlighting the College Collaboration project including several video clips from the New York City public reading and post show discussion of Lindsay Joy's In the Event of My Death with AU Theatre's Natalyn Baisden. The newsletter also announces that the play is now published on Indie Theater Now: http://indietheaternow.com/Play/in-the-event-of-my-death

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Rebecca Wilson: Aria Competition Finalist & Award Winner

AU Music graduate and former student of Stephanie Sikora, soprano Rebecca Glass Wilson (2000) was a finalist and award winner in the 2015 Lois Alba Aria Competition. Hear her performance here and read the Full Story.

Renee (Fannin) Beck Featured in Campus to Career Video

Renee (Fannin) Beck, class of 2013, Integrated Language arts major, explains how her education at Ashland led her to success in her teaching career in this video from the AU Career Center. Congratulations Renee!