• May 25, 2015 7:00 AMOutstanding Service Award
    “BGSU is a better place to work because of Steve Lashaway!” wrote one of Lashaway’s colleagues in nominating him for the Classified Staff Outstanding Service Award. Lashaway was honored both for his service to the University as lead electrician and his advocacy in behalf of classified staff.

  • May 25, 2015 7:00 AMCSC Team Award
    Thanks to BGSU Plumbing Shop classified employees, the University’s utility budget did not go up in steam last year, and campus maintained its heat and hot water throughout the bitterly cold winter.

  • Alumnus takes on world's toughest endurance bicycle race
    Former Falcon Baseball player Terry Bork ’70 recently visited campus at the end of a 120-mile training ride in preparation for the 878-mile Race Across the West in mid-June. He rode in from Hudson, Ohio, where he and his wife Kay had been visiting their son after another training ride from Cincinnati during which the endurance bicyclist had covered 221 miles in just over 12 hours.

  • May 25, 2015 7:00 AMColwell named to 30 most influential education deans
    Dr. Brad Colwell, dean of the College of Education and Human Development, has been named among the 30 most influential deans of colleges of education in the United States by Mometrix Test Preparation.

  • May 25, 2015 7:00 AMFinding Inspiration
    As a first generation Arab-American, Zeinab Saab has often found herself trying to blend two lives into one, and be respectful to both while maintaining her own distinct identity.

  • May 25, 2015 7:00 AMBikers for BGSU
    The question posed to Karen Hoffert is a logical one. While following the Falcon hockey team to distant rinks across the continent with her husband, and all decked out in her orange-on-orange ensemble, she is often asked which one of the players is her son. “All of them,” Karen replies.

  • May 18, 2015 7:00 AMSupporting Student Success
    When Dr. Paul Stiffler started BGSU as a freshman in 1961 he knew it was a turning point in his life. Even as an undergraduate student, Stiffler understood the value of education, hard work and learning resources offered by the University.

  • May 18, 2015 7:00 AMA global perspective
    Since 2008, over 45 Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) have attended BGSU as Paul D. Coverdell Fellows. These students have brought geographical diversity to the BGSU campus, representing the East and West Coasts, the Midwest and even Hawaii. Additionally, their combined Peace Corps experiences as educators, health workers, community organizers and small business developers overseas have enriched BGSU’s classrooms with a global perspective.

  • May 13, 2015 4:02 PMMalcolm D. E. Forbes to lead Center for Photochemical Sciences
    A new director for BGSU’s Center for Photochemical Sciences plans to raise the visibility and outreach of the center at the local, regional, national and international levels.

  • May 13, 2015 4:17 PMTeen Mentors Program earns A&S Diversity Award
    Dr. Sherona Garrett-Ruffin, psychology, and a number of BGSU students spend many Saturday mornings each semester at the Juvenile Residential Center (JRC) of Northwest Ohio. Garrett-Ruffin has developed a service-learning project for first-year students that takes them into the facility to serve as peer mentors for male youth offenders between 12 and 18 years of age.

  • Apr 23, 2015 9:09 AMOnce a Falcon, Always a Falcon
    The deep bonds shared by Bowling Green State University alumni were honored at the inaugural Golden Falcons induction ceremony April 22. Golden Falcons are alumni who have been graduates for 50 or more years. BGSU welcomed 44 Golden Falcons to campus and inducted them as Golden Falcons with a medallion crafted exclusively for this group of esteemed alumni.

  • Apr 20, 2015 7:00 AMStudent takes time to help kids struggling in school
    For Kelly Largent, the Alumni Laureate Scholarship program means she can spend less time worrying about finances and more time doing what she loves — working with children. Thanks to the full-tuition scholarship, the BGSU sophomore doesn't need to spend all her hours outside of class working a part-time job, allowing her time to tutor.

  • Apr 27, 2015 7:30 AMFrom head, to hands, to glass
    Adam Goldberg ’11 welcomes guests at the Toledo art gallery he owns with a couple of friends. Some are here for classes in glass blowing, while others inquire about purchasing the affordable contemporary glass pieces created by Goldberg and his colleagues.

  • May 11, 2015 9:05 AMEmbrace the unexpected
    Dr. Thomas Snitch said he found his life’s passion standing in the middle of the Serengeti plains in Kenya. After working for decades as a nuclear weapons negotiator, and then with some of the world’s largest companies, he was given a choice.

  • May 4, 2015 8:55 AMGreek Housing Project underway
    The landscape is changing at Bowling Green State University with the addition of the Greek Housing project. A groundbreaking will be held to celebrate the construction at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 7, at the building site south of Conklin Hall. The units are expected to open in August 2016.

  • May 8, 2015 10:29 AMTrustees green light Moseley redevelopment, student fees, new degree program
    The BGSU Board of Trustees at its May 9 meeting gave the go-ahead to an important part of the transformation of the Academic Core identified in the Campus Master Plan. Moseley Hall, BGSU’s original science and agriculture building, will be restored to its original role — although in a form that would probably be unrecognizable to Dr. Edwin Moseley for whom it was named, and without the agricultural component.

  • May 8, 2015 10:41 AMFaculty rise through the ranks
    The BGSU Board of Trustees recognized the achievements of a number of faculty at the May 9 meeting, granting promotion and, for some, tenure.

  • May 8, 2015 11:20 AMEmeritus status conferred upon retiring faculty
    At its May 9 meeting, the BGSU Board of Trustees granted emeritus status to 33 faculty planning to retire, in honor of their service to the University.

  • May 11, 2015 7:00 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: True Grit
    When Tanya Schardt accepted her diploma from Bowling Green State University on Saturday (May 9), she defied many odds. The Army veteran from Fremont, Ohio, who was critically injured in 2008 while deployed in Iraq, wasn’t expected to live, let alone graduate from college.

  • May 11, 2015 7:00 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: Using Art to Bridge Cultures
    When Federico “Rico” Cuatlacuatl left his home in a tiny Mexican town at age seven, he had no idea what lay ahead of him. He had not even seen his father for over a year. “My father left one year for America. My mother left to join him later and finally my brother and I came,” said Cuatlacuatl. “When we landed and saw New York, it was complete cultural shock!”

  • May 11, 2015 7:00 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: All the world is a stage
    Katie O’Leary believes that if you are flexible enough to believe that anything can go wrong at any time, but it can also go incredibly right, things will probably turn out okay.

  • May 11, 2015 7:00 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: Criminal justice nabs motivated student
    Senior Matt Dove, a criminal justice major from Columbus, is already planning to return to BGSU for his master’s degree in criminal justice after graduating this May and gaining some work experience in law enforcement.

  • May 4, 2015 7:30 AMUndergraduate students show research prowess
    From medical research to investigations of literary theory, undergraduate students are conducting serious scholarly work with faculty mentors. On May 6, President Mary Ellen Mazey presented awards to some of the top presenters from the recent Northwest Ohio Undergraduate Symposium for Research and Scholarship.

  • Fraternity Leadership Paves the Way to Success

  • Apr 24, 2015 10:39 AMStinson appears on national TV, major newspapers
    It’s been a whirlwind last few weeks for Dr. Phil Stinson, criminal justice. Stinson’s research into police who commit crimes has made him a sought-after commentator by media outlets worldwide, particularly after the recent rash of police-involved shooting deaths caught on tape.

  • May 1, 2015 2:23 PMBGSU celebrates 282nd commencement
    On May 8 and 9, Bowling Green State University will honor its spring graduates with commencement ceremonies in the Stroh Center. Over 2,100 diplomas will be awarded, including 404 degrees granted through the Graduate College.

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  • May 4, 2015 7:30 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: A dedication to those in need
    Adriana Darris is not one to sit back and let others take the lead. The senior is graduating from Bowling Green State University with degrees in biology and Spanish and a lengthy list of accomplishments that span leadership positions to community volunteering.

  • May 4, 2015 7:00 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: From Brazil to BG
    For graduating senior Pedro Petribu, no distance is ever too far to travel toward his dreams. The Recife, Brazil, native has never been shy about seeking out success. Luckily for both him and BGSU, his personal success has gone hand in hand with that of the organizations with which he has become involved.

  • May 4, 2015 7:00 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: An Educational Journey
    Rokya Miller earned an associate degree in business management from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, a bachelor’s degree in business and communication from Pigier Ivory Coast, and a master’s degree in marketing from Pigier Ivory Coast—schools in Africa.

  • May 4, 2015 7:00 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: Just Google that…
    Ever curious about the digital world, Rita DeRaedt discovered the fun of playing with computer programs at a young age. By 14 she owned her own copy of Photoshop and by 15, after teaching herself how to design and code websites, she was taking on freelance projects for both local and international companies.

  • National Poetry Month
    There are many ways to investigate the world and our relationships within it. For Dr. Sandra Faulkner, a specialist in relational communication, poetry sometimes serves in a way that more conventional methods used by social scientists cannot.

  • Book explores succession of ineffective Nigerian leaders
    Nigeria has a history of inept and corrupt leadership exacerbated by ethnic, religious and sectional biases. As the country’s recent election has come to a close, ushering in a new leadership, a book co-edited by Dr. Apollos O. Nwauwa, history and director of the Africana studies program, examines 50-plus years of the country’s leaders.

  • BGSU unveils new electronic campus map
    BGSU has launched a new, interactive campus map in an effort to improve mobile accessibility and navigation for students and visitors. The new design includes a search tool, a detailed list of campus buildings and amenities, transportation services, construction notifications and a directions feature for mapping the quickest route to your destination.

  • Apr 27, 2015 4:20 PMHitting all the high notes
    Graduating theatre and film student Mariah Burks is finishing her acting career at BGSU on a high note. Burks won the national Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship at the 47th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), which was held April 13-18 in Washington, D.C.

  • Campus infrastructure project to begin in May
    Brace yourselves. The interior of campus will become quite the noisy construction zone as soon as commencement is over next month, according to Brian Swope, assistant director of the Office of Design and Construction. Some parking lots will be temporarily closed and pedestrian routes diverted.

  • Leontis invited to speak at European institute, Nanoscience Institute
    Dr. Neocles Leontis, chemistry, was a guest speaker April 21 at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) in Cambridge, UK, and on April 24 at the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center at Denmark’s Aarhus University.

  • Apr 27, 2015 7:15 AMDesigning for prosperity
    Dr. Diane Frey never thought she would visit East Africa, much less become involved in educational partnerships with Kenyan schools for girls and women with HIV-AIDS. But a Christmas visit to her sister in Nairobi, Kenya, several years ago led first to a personal passion and now professional engagement with support organizations, plus mutually beneficial relationships between Kenyan and BGSU students.

  • Bioethics Bowl Team makes it to Elite Eight

  • Apr 15, 2015 2:40 PMKrane prepares leaders in sport, social change
    Dr. Vikki Krane brings an interdisciplinary approach to the teaching of sport management, honed over 24 years of teaching and research, and always with the aim of empowering students to reach their goals.

  • Apr 20, 2015 2:43 PMBGSU, BG Flight Center open new facility
    The Bowling Green State University aviation program and Bowling Green Flight Center officially opened the new 16,800 square-foot facility today (April 17).

  • Apr 20, 2015 7:00 AMFighting for Detroit
    Juvenile probation officer, high school science teacher, airport worker and mortgage banker are just a few of the titles 2003 alumna Janee Ayers had to take on to make ends meet in the leaner years.

  • Apr 20, 2015 8:58 AMToxic Water
    In freshwater lakes around the world, a blue-green slick is often seen floating on the water. These algae blooms often result from an overabundance of what's known as cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, which may be toxic to humans and other animals.

  • Apr 17, 2015 4:39 PMBG Best bring positivity, innovation to their workplaces
    Administrative Staff Council (ASC) recognized three outstanding members of the BGSU community April 16 with the BG Best Award. The recipients were Jeremy Joseph, math and statistics coordinator at The Learning Commons; Jason Janusziewicz, associate director of the BGSU Facilities and Operations areas; and Brigitte Green- Churchwell, interim director of Student Academic Enrichment and coordinator of disability services at BGSU Firelands.

  • Apr 17, 2015 4:35 PMWaddell makes diversity everyone's job
    Whether they have worked with Barbara Waddell for four years or 20, her colleagues are unanimous: she embodies the qualities celebrated by the Michael R. Ferrari Award: innovation and initiative, superlative performance, and strong relationship with the University community. Further, she has been a true change agent in transforming the campus climate.

  • Apr 17, 2015 4:37 PMRookie Award winner Brewer was key to new program
    The Administrative Staff Rookie of the Year Award recognizes an employee who has been with BGSU between one and three years and who has played a key role in implementing a new idea, program or procedure designed to enhance student recruitment, retention or engagement. That description could have been written to describe this year's winner, Centennial Residence Hall Director Kristen Brewer.

  • Apr 16, 2015 7:00 AMEarth Week
    The University will recognize Earth Week 2015 (April 20-25) with free events and films intended to raise awareness of environmental matters and offer opportunities to help decrease the University’s carbon footprint. A highlight on Earth Day itself, April 22, is the annual Eco-Fair, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Union Oval, featuring organizations, both on-campus and within the community, that deal with the environment and sustainability.

  • Apr 15, 2015 1:51 PMBlinn Award goes to Pahapill for undergraduate collaborations
    Leigh-Ann Pahapill, associate professor in the School of Art at Bowling Green State University, received the 2015 Elliott L. Blinn Award for Faculty-Undergraduate Student Innovative Basic Research/Creative Work.

  • Apr 15, 2015 1:42 PMKline lauded for excellence as BGSU academic adviser
    Robert Kline, academic adviser in the College of Arts and Sciences at Bowling Green State University, received the 2015 President’s Award for Academic Advising of Undergraduate Students at the Faculty Excellence Awards April 14.

  • Apr 15, 2015 2:27 PMPresident’s Award for Academic Advising – Sally Walker-College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering
    When Sally Walker meets with students as the academic adviser for Bowling Green State University’s College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering, she takes time to learn about and appreciate each student’s talents and backgrounds. Her connection to the students and her expertise at helping students through the advising process were among the reasons she earned the President’s Award for Academic Advising this spring.

  • Apr 15, 2015 1:45 PMBGSU honors Bostic for contributions to math education
    A quick read of Dr. Jonathan’s Bostic’s list of accomplishments since coming to BGSU would suggest he had been with the School of Teaching and Learning for quite some time, so extensive is it. But, in fact, Bostic has only been with the mathematics education department for less than four years.

  • Apr 15, 2015 1:49 PMMagsamen-Conrad receives President’s Award for Collaborative Research and Creative Work
    Dr. Kate Magsamen-Conrad, an assistant professor in the School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University, received a President's Award for Collaborative Research and Creative Work at the Faculty Recognition Awards April 14.

  • Apr 13, 2015 7:00 AMNewman Civic Fellows Award
    When in March about 50 BGSU students chose to spend their spring break helping others across the country instead of going on holiday, the fact that those trips were available to them is largely due to senior Madison (Maddi) Georgoff. Georgoff is the founder of bGAB, the alternative break program that this year sponsored four trips with six community partners, the most yet for BGSU.

  • Apr 15, 2015 12:47 PMBiologist recognized for research success and innovation
    After a toxic algal bloom rendered much of northwest Ohio’s drinking water unusable last summer, the study of algae in our region’s waterways has taken on new importance. Dr. Robert Michael (Mike) McKay, Ryan Professor of Biological Sciences and winner of the 2015 Olscamp Research Award, is a regional and national leader in the study of toxic algal blooms and on microbial communities in frozen lakes and the open sea.

  • Apr 15, 2015 1:48 PMHa receives President’s Award for Collaborative Research and Creative Work
    Dr. Louisa Ha, a professor in the School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University, received a President's Award for Collaborative Research and Creative Work at the Faculty Recognition Awards April 14.

  • Apr 15, 2015 2:30 PMRainey receives President’s Award for Academic Advising
    Dr. Sarah Smith Rainey has a reputation for being a creative, proactive and generous adviser in Bowling Green State University’s School of Cultural and Critical Studies. Her work with nearly 175 students who major and minor in the school’s programs earned her the President’s Award for Academic Advising.

  • Apr 15, 2015 2:32 PMBrahier ignites love of math, math education
    Dr. Daniel Brahier’s passion for teaching math and for preparing the next generation of math teachers has earned him the title Professor of Teaching Excellence, designated for Bowling Green State University faculty members who hold the rank of full professor and whose extraordinary achievements as effective teachers in their discipline or in interdisciplinary fields deserve special recognition. Brahier will hold the title for three years. The honor was conferred at the 2015 Faculty Excellence Awards on April 14.

  • Apr 15, 2015 2:03 PMChalupa honored for lifetime achievement
    For his “profound and enduring contributions to the Romance and Classical Studies department and the wider University community,” Dr. Federico Chalupa has been presented Bowling Green State University’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • Apr 15, 2015 2:36 PMBrown traces the changing American family
    Dr. Susan Brown, chair of the Bowling Green State University Department of Sociology, has been an exceptionally productive research scholar, helping to shape the national discourse on the contemporary American family. Her work in the sociology department and as founding co-director of the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) has shed new light on how demographic trends affect American families and earned her a national reputation for cutting-edge, high-quality research in the areas of family demography, sociology and gerontology.

  • Apr 15, 2015 2:24 PMFaulkner brings energy, expertise to BGSU mentorship
    As a communication studies faculty member and director of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Bowling Green State University, Dr. Sandra Faulkner generously shares her insight, guidance, and scholarly pursuits with her colleagues and students. She received the Faculty Mentor Recognition at the Faculty Excellence Awards on April 14.

  • Apr 15, 2015 2:34 PMGremler engages students in scholarship, professional development
    Dr. Dwayne Gremler joined the Bowling Green State University College of Business Administration as an associate professor in 2000, charged with developing the marketing department’s emphasis in services marketing. He “hit the ground running” and has not stopped since, raising BGSU’s profile nationally and internationally, helping students prepare for careers in a growing area, and in the process becoming a sought-after expert teacher and lecturer on the subject. BGSU is now one of the few schools in the U.S. with a dedicated specialization in sales and services marketing.

  • Apr 15, 2015 2:13 PMCommunity involvement earns McGinley BGSU recognition
    Tracy McGinley, a lecturer in criminal justice at BGSU Firelands, received the Recognition for Community Involvement at the Faculty Excellence Awards on April 14.

  • Apr 15, 2015 2:26 PMSung-Yeon Park earns Faculty Senate Distinguished Service Award
    Dr. Sung-Yeon Park, an associate professor and graduate coordinator in the School of Media and Communication (SMC) at Bowling Green State University, has distinguished herself as a focused, dedicated professional who demonstrates the utmost integrity in everything she does. Her efforts have earned her the Faculty Senate Distinguished Service Award, presented as part of the BGSU Faculty Excellence ceremony Tuesday (April 14).

  • Apr 15, 2015 2:11 PMShinew wins school leadership award
    Dr. Dawn Shinew, an associate professor and director of the School of Teaching and Learning at Bowling Green State University, has received this year’s Faculty Senate Recognition for Chair/School Director Leadership. Shinew was honored at the April 14 Faculty Excellence reception, where she received $1,000.

  • Apr 15, 2015 1:54 PMVickio named BGSU Master Teacher, fosters student learning, well-being
    Since joining Bowling Green State University in 1986, Dr. Craig Vickio has modeled caring and compassion for students in a variety of settings, from counseling sessions to the classroom. Students showed their appreciation for his commitment to them by naming him the 2015 Master Teacher, the highest award for faculty and the only one chosen by students.

  • Apr 15, 2015 12:21 PMBook explores tradition of ineffective Nigerian leaders
    Nigeria has a history of inept and corrupt leadership exacerbated by ethnic, religious and sectional biases. As the country’s recent election has come to a close ushering in a new leadership, a book co-edited by Dr. Apollos O. Nwauwa, chair of BGSU’s Africana studies, examines 50-plus years of the country’s leaders.

  • Apr 13, 2015 8:58 AMFrom Broadway to the Small Screen
    Theatre alumnus Christopher Moeller ’08 is a production electrician who works on major live television shows. Those shows include the NBC productions of “The Sound of Music” and “Peter Pan,” as well as the New Year’s Eve celebrations in Times Square.

  • Mar 30, 2015 7:00 AMFreshman thrives on busy schedule
    Amanda Pack has crammed more experiences into her first semester of college than many of her fellow freshmen will their entire four years at a university. The 18-year-old Harrison native is a talented trumpet player who was just as likely to be found on the football field with the BGSU Falcon Marching Band as she was in class or doing homework. Just a few days before Christmas, she traveled hundreds of miles to play a bowl game at the University of South Alabama.

  • Mar 23, 2015 7:00 AMStudent explores all BGSU has to offer
    Friends may come and go, but family is forever — and always there when you need a little help with your laundry. At least, that’s the case for freshman Lydia Emch, who says her grandmother has been a lifesaver in times of stress during her first busy year at BGSU.

  • Apr 13, 2015 8:50 AMAgainst All Odds
    Duke Pieper was on top of his hockey world late in 2008, and headed even higher. As a 15-year-old freshman, he had skated into rarified air by making the varsity starting lineup for perennial Minnesota high school powerhouse Hill-Murray.

  • Apr 9, 2015 7:00 AMPublic forum Tuesday
    In August 2014, the city of Toledo issued a “do not drink” advisory on its water supply that directly affected over 500,000 people throughout northwest Ohio. A toxic algal bloom had polluted the water near the city’s intake in Lake Erie.

  • Apr 2, 2015 10:12 AMLiteracy in the Park
    Children’s author Laura Numeroff, best known for her "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie," "If You Give A Pig a Pancake" and "If You Give a Moose a Muffin" series, is the featured presenter at the 2015 Literacy in the Park event on Saturday (April 11) at the Stroh Center.

  • Apr 2, 2015 10:12 AMAggression and Addiction
    BGSU neuroscientist Dr. Robert Huber will be sharing his expertise with colleagues at Harvard University next year as a Fellow of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies. Best known at BGSU for his research into the neurochemistry of behavioral phenomena such as aggression and addiction in crayfish, Huber also has specialized experience in computer vision, which he will apply to Harvard’s quantitative behavioral study of Drosophila, or fruit flies.

  • Apr 2, 2015 10:12 AMModel European Union
    BGSU students successfully participated in the 2015 Model European Union (EU) simulation, hosted annually by the University of Pittsburgh’s European Union Center of Excellence, on Feb. 27 and 28. During the two-day simulation at the 20th Century Club, the BGSU students (representing the U.K., Luxembourg and Latvia) had to discuss and negotiate subjects ranging from the EU’s handling of the Ukraine crisis to Great Britain’s possible retreat from the EU as well as the growing rise of right-wing parties across Europe. The team returned home with a top award for its performances.

  • Apr 2, 2015 10:12 AMDigital Humanities Lab
    Python, Ruby, Ruby on Rails and Mallet are some of the new names introduced recently at the University Libraries’ Digital Humanities Lab. The lab, now offered through the Student Technology Assistance Center (STAC) in 122 Jerome Library, has expanded its offerings to include a wide variety of technology tools for faculty and students working on digital humanities projects at BGSU.

  • Mar 26, 2015 7:00 AMPublic health symposium, Baker Lecture to explore uses of social media
    Social media is assuming increasing importance as a tool for sharing information and alerting the public about health issues.

  • Mar 10, 2015 7:00 AMExcellence recognized
    On March 7, Bowling Green State University honored seven accomplished graduates at the 2015 BGSU College Alumni Awards. Held in Olscamp Hall, the ceremony recognized the impressive professional and civic achievements of the following individuals:

  • Feb 18, 2015 8:46 PMBoard of Trustees approves BGSU eCampus, sets room and board rates
    The BGSU Board of Trustees took steps to expand the University’s services for working adults, approving the tuition and general fees for a new eCampus delivery model at its Feb. 20 meeting, held at BGSU Firelands.

  • Feb 13, 2015 7:00 AMInjury recovery inspires career path
    For many young athletes, a dislocated shoulder or a broken leg could be the beginning of the end of a promising future in sports. For Aaron Flores, however, those exact injuries were the beginning of a new career path. The 18-year-old BGSU freshman is an applied health science major, studying to one day become a physical therapist.

  • Jan 20, 2015 2:05 PMMaster of criminal justice online program nationally ranked
    Bowling Green State University’s master’s of criminal justice online program is one of the best in the country according to U.S. News and World Report.

  • Apr 6, 2015 7:00 AMCelebrating Sisterhood
    It wasn’t just another day on the campus of Bowling Green State University—it felt a little different. There was a sense of celebration in the air. A group of women had a spring in their step as they found their way back to campus, the place where they grew into mature, talented and capable adults.

  • Apr 6, 2015 7:00 AMBG Learning Communities
    As the Greek writer Euripides once said, “Learning is more effective when it is an active rather than a passive process.” Here at Bowling Green State University, students are offered myriad opportunities to participate in engaging academic environments within residential learning communities that are located in various residence halls. Students experience the many facets of college life alongside individuals with similar interests within a community setting that fosters success in their personal, professional and academic lives.

  • Apr 6, 2015 7:00 AMMusic Plus
    About two dozen high school students climb off a school bus one cold March evening lugging instrument cases of varying sizes. They head into Moore Musical Arts Center to receive free specialized music instruction from BGSU faculty and students.

  • BGSU College of Business maintains AACSB accreditation
    The College of Business at Bowling Green State University has maintained its business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB International is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

  • Apr 1, 2015 10:12 AMBravo! BGSU
    More than 200 people filled the internationally recognized Wolfe Center for the Arts on March 28 to raise scholarship funds for students in Bowling Green State University’s arts programs. “Bravo! BGSU” celebrated the quality and vibrancy of all the University’s arts areas. The event raised about $60,000.

  • Mar 31, 2015 2:57 PM Award-winning activist to speak on protecting global water
    “Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever” is the topic of author and activist Maude Barlow’s Lamb Peace Lecture at Bowling Green State University. Her lecture will focus on topics from her recently released book by the same name, including water as a human right and the dangers to our water from farming and other sources.

  • Mar 31, 2015 2:55 PMIraq-U.S. relations scholar to present BGSU lecture
    A research scholar who has specialized in the U.S. foreign relations in the Middle East will visit Bowling Green State University on April 7 as part of the Gary R. Hess Lecture in Policy History.

  • Mar 30, 2015 7:00 AMTeaching with passion
    Dedication. Enthusiasm. Passion. When asked to describe what Kathleen McGrady ’81 is like as a mentor and teacher, these are the three words most used by her students and colleagues. Her passion for teaching music is one of the many reasons McGrady was named Ohio Music Education Association’s (OMEA) Music Educator of the Year.

  • Mar 27, 2015 4:04 PMDesigning Your Career
    Attendees of the 3rd annual Women in Business Leadership event, hosted by the BGSU College of Business, had the opportunity to hear from and network with successful women business leaders. The theme this year was “Designing Your Career.”

  • Mar 26, 2015 7:00 AMTRIO programs welcome eminent speaker, present honors
    The Access Diversity and Inclusion Programs within the division of Student Affairs will host the TRIO Programs 27th annual TRIO Awards Ceremony from 4-6 p.m. April 2 in the Multipurpose Room of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

  • Mar 26, 2015 7:00 AMFor love and money
    Moving people from wanting to see land spared from development to actually donating money to help conserve it requires a skill set that many grassroots land trust groups do not possess.

  • Mar 24, 2015 7:00 AMWood County Commissioners and BGSU launch new Falcon Cam
    A new partnership between the Wood County Commissioners and Bowling Green State University is providing a birds-eye view of the peregrine falcons that call the clock tower of the Wood County Courthouse home.

  • Mar 18, 2015 7:00 AMConference to explore significance of improvisation
    Improvisation is not only central to music and art, in a world where the only constant is change, it has become a necessary tool to deal with society’s daily uncertainties. As rules, guidelines and planning becoming increasingly obsolete, qualities such as spontaneity, inventiveness and creativity become important to our lives.

  • Mar 18, 2015 7:00 AMKenya-BGSU partnership connects learning with economic empowerment
    Dr. Diane Frey never thought she would visit East Africa, much less become involved in educational partnerships with Kenyan schools for girls and women with HIV-AIDS. But a Christmas visit to her sister in Nairobi, Kenya, several years ago led first to a personal passion and now professional engagement with support organizations, plus mutually beneficial relationships between Kenyan and BGSU students.

  • Mar 23, 2015 7:00 AMBringing history to life
    When students decide they don’t want history class to end, their teacher must be doing something right. That’s the case at Waynesfield-Goshen Schools, a small K-12 school system in rural Ohio where Joe Foster teachers American History, World History, Government and Economics, Civil War, and Defining Moments in History. With a total enrollment of just 550 students, every high school student has Foster for at least one class and often leaves wanting more.

  • Mar 23, 2015 7:00 AMExperimental Design
    Bullying, murals, fast food, hammers, the graphic expression of Toledo—it’s a group of seemingly unrelated items. But for the students who have participated in a summer workshop run by graphic design faculty members Jenn Stucker and Amy Fidler, they are the topics that have allowed them to delve deep into experimental design work.

  • Mar 9, 2015 7:30 AMBlended for success
    Jodi Berg ’88 took her great-grandfather’s kitchen product company he founded in 1921 and fast-tracked the Vitamix Corporation into a market leader. Because of her innovative success, she was named a 2014 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur Of the Year Award for Family Business. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the nation’s most prestigious business awards and it goes to a leader and innovator who has grown a company without compromising values and tradition.

  • Mar 18, 2015 7:00 AMTaking a stand to be (carbon) neutral

  • Mar 18, 2015 7:00 AMCNN host and correspondent to give Currier Lecture

  • Mar 17, 2015 11:58 AMFalcon Forensics and Debate Team wins a national championship
    The 20 members of the Falcon Forensics and Debate Team spent their spring break winning a national championship. The team beat out 127 other universities to win the Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament held March 4-8 at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.