News briefs – Aug. 13

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UF NAMED A TOP SCHOOL IN THE PRINCETON REVIEW’S 2016 REGIONAL LIST – The Princeton Review has named The University of Findlay one of the nation’s best four-year Midwestern colleges for its “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region” list.

Results can be found at

The Midwestern list from the well-known education services company includes 159 schools from 12 Midwestern states. Nationally, 649 were recognized.

COMEDIANS HEADED TO UF – Steve Hofstetter and feature D’Lai, comedians with two distinctive styles, will deliver jokes galore on Friday, Aug. 21 at 8 p.m. in Old Main’s Ritz Auditorium during “COMEDY LIVE!” Tickets will go on sale and doors will open at 7:30 p.m. There will be general admission seating.

The event will cost $10 at the door for community members, but will be free for UF students, faculty and staff with a valid UF I.D. It is rated PG-13; no children under age 13 will be admitted.

The Ritz Auditorium, located on campus on Old Main’s second floor, is accessible by an elevator located at the southwest corner of the building.

The performances by Hofstetter and D’Lai are presented by The University of Findlay’s Campus Program Board, a student-led group that strives to bring high-quality, diverse entertainment to campus; and the Office of Student Activities, Commuter Services & Leadership Development. Call (419) 434-4606 for more information.

ASHLAND SEMINARY TO CELEBRATE LIFE. LEGACY OF PROFESSOR – Ashland Theological Seminary will hold a conference Oct. 2 and 3 to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Luke Keefer Jr., a former professor at the seminary who passed away in 2010.

The conference, which is free and open to the public, takes place Friday, Oct. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is required for the event and can be completed at

Host organizations for the conference are Ashland Theological Seminary; The Brethren in Christ Historical Society; Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist, and Wesleyan Studies at Messiah College; The Ashland Center for Nonviolence; the Department of Religious Life at Ashland University; and Ashland Brethren in Christ Church.

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