• 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 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 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 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 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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:

  • Mar 13, 2015 7:00 AMIn the eye of the beholder
    Over the last 200-plus years, the founders of the American Revolution have attained iconic status. But, like most icons, what they and the Revolution are used to symbolize depends perhaps more on who is vaunting them than on any objective reality.

  • Mar 13, 2015 7:00 AMBuchanan lecture presents ‘A Tale of Toads and Men’
    An American biologist known for his research about the impact of the herbicide atrazine in amphibian development will discuss his work in the 2015 Jean Pasakarnis-Buchanan Lecture on campus March 24.

  • Mar 16, 2015 7:00 AMCommitment to Community
    It put BGSU at the forefront of an emerging trend in higher education and brought the University national recognition, but 15 years ago it was just an idea – enhancing learning by bringing students with similar interests together under one roof in “learning communities.”

  • Mar 16, 2015 7:00 AMVisual Communication
    As part of the Putnam Adolescent Response Team for Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.), Schroeder worked with other high schoolers across the county to create awareness campaigns on issues ranging from suicide prevention, underage drinking and peer pressure.

  • Mar 16, 2015 7:00 AMThere’s no place like home
    The rain forest of Costa Rica presents a jungle-esque maze of dense vegetation, with the ground under it a snarl of exposed roots and heavily matted decaying plant material.

  • Mar 2, 2015 7:00 AMBravo events celebrate arts, College of Musical Arts centennial
    BGSU will host a benefit celebration of all the arts and a special commemoration of 100 years of music at the College of Musical Arts (CMA) on March 28 during “Bravo! BGSU” and “Bravo CMA!”

  • Mar 9, 2015 9:25 AMBWC funding workplace safety research at BGSU
    Bowling Green State University has been awarded a $250,000 research grant from The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) and Ohio Board of Regents to improve workplace safety in nursing homes. BGSU is one of six higher education institutions in Ohio selected for $2 million in total funding for nine research proposals.

  • Mar 5, 2015 7:30 AMWalls book chronicles U.S. individualism
    Of the many ideas that inspired and shaped the American Founding Fathers' thought, individualism and a commitment to individual rights were primary among them. However, the concept of individualism that inspired the founders has transformed over time to reflect the changing economic and social landscape in the United States, according to Dr. Stephanie Walls, BGSU Firelands political science.

  • Feb 27, 2015 2:32 PMCelebration of the arts to raise money for scholarships
    A new celebration of the arts at Bowling Green State University will raise funds for student scholarships in those disciplines.

  • Mar 3, 2015 9:53 AMElectric guitar rocks BGSU conference
    The electric guitar will be the rock star at the “Electric Guitar in Popular Culture” conference at Bowling Green State University March 27-28.

  • Feb 18, 2015 8:46 PMCommunity mourns loss of retired professor, donor and student advocate
    Award-winning photographer, revered photojournalism professor and dedicated alumnus and donor James R. Gordon died Feb. 14 after a brief illness.

  • Mar 2, 2015 7:00 AMBGSU honored with advertising awards
    The University brought home silvers and a bronze Feb. 26 in the American Advertising Federation of Toledo’s Addy Awards.

  • Mar 2, 2015 7:00 AMElectric guitar rocks BGSU conference
    The electric guitar will be the rock star at the “Electric Guitar in Popular Culture” conference at BGSU March 27-28.

  • Feb 19, 2015 7:00 AMBGSU faculty receive grants to advance STEM teaching
    Area math and science teachers will learn new ways to improve student learning and add excitement to class thanks to grants issued by the Ohio Board of Regents to faculty in the Bowling Green State University Colleges of Education and Human Development and Arts and Sciences.

  • Feb 16, 2015 7:15 AMTeaching conference looks into future of education
    With online classes and new technology, the future of education presents a “Prism of Possibility” for teaching and learning. BGSU is hosting a conference by that name for faculty to explore these new resources, network and hear from leaders in the field of educational technology and active learning.

  • Feb 26, 2015 10:16 AMTrio to present next concert in Music at the Forefront series
    Composer Neil Rolnick, violinist Jennifer Choi and pianist Kathleen Supové will perform at 8 p.m. March 2 at the Clazel Theater, 127 N. Main St., Bowling Green, as part of the Music at the Forefront concert series. Sponsored by BGSU’s MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music, the concert is free and open to the public.

  • Feb 26, 2015 10:16 AMWomen’s History Month
    BGSU takes “girl culture” international this year for its celebration of Women’s History Month. “Global Girls” is the theme for the month’s events, which include girls and women from around the world. The month culminates March 30 with a research symposium, guest speaker and presentation of awards and scholarships.

  • Feb 2, 2015 7:00 AMYou snooze, you lose
    There's a popular saying that boils down the typical college student's top three priorities, then asks them to make an important decision. “Good grades, a social life or enough sleep,” the saying goes. “Pick two.” For Benjamin Zauski, the choice was an easy one. For him, a “good night's sleep” is about five hours. More often, however, the Alumni Laureate Scholar slumbers just two hours a night.

  • Feb 23, 2015 7:00 AMScholarship winner finds career path in art
    While many high school students flip burgers or fold sweaters at their first after-school jobs, Brooke Breckenridge was flexing her creative muscle as an apprentice for The Arts Commission in Toledo. She was just 16 years old when she, along with a few dozen other students, was chosen for the Young Artists at Work apprenticeship program. Now, four years later, Breckenridge has returned to the Arts Commission as an intern this semester.

  • 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 26, 2015 6:00 AMConstructing a future
    Look up the Twitter hashtag #SelfieswithStanley and you'll find plenty of photos of BGSU students posing with Amey Hewitt's baby miniature pig. “He's blowing up on social media,” the Alumni Laureate Scholar said, laughing. “He's the cutest thing. People have been donating money to our service project to take a picture with him.”

  • Mar 2, 2015 7:00 AMPractical Science
    At first glance it looks like your typical biochemistry lab. Groups of students are dressed in lab coats and safety glasses and are huddled around test tubes, notebooks and large pieces of scientific equipment. But, this wasn’t your average textbook lab. These undergraduates were working on genuine research where the outcomes were uncertain, and their results were forging new territory.

  • Mar 2, 2015 7:00 AMUAO president thrives on campus involvement
    Megan Largent knows how to make things happen. If there was an event planned at her Strongsville high school, most likely, Largent was involved. She helped organize a variety of activities, from the service-oriented, like blood drives, to fun, festive gatherings such as homecoming and prom.

  • Mar 2, 2015 7:00 AMDriving toward a dream
    Basil Alholaily came from Saudi Arabia to Bowling Green State University to pursue his dream of a college degree. Little did he know that during his time in the United States he would get a chance to fulfill a childhood dream, as well.

  • Feb 23, 2015 10:16 AMMore women choosing living together over marriage
    If it seems like more women are choosing to live with a partner instead of get married, you’re right. According to researchers at the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University, the percentage of women who have cohabitated with someone has almost doubled over the past 25 years.

  • 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 7:15 AMWinning Ways
    Dan DeSalvo sensed the expectations the first time he entered the BGSU Ice Arena as a Falcon, but he also was comfortable in a place where mediocrity is not part of the vernacular, where his role would be to help put the luster back on one of the University’s most decorated programs.

  • Feb 18, 2015 7:15 AMFalcon Flames Tell Newlyweds’ Wedding Stories with Style
    For Ben Hartley, his oil painting background has provided a tremendous advantage to being a photographer. “My oil paintings were figure paintings; on top of it, they were photorealistic figure paintings. In order to make a really great painting, I had to take a really great photo because I based all of my work off of photographs. That’s really how my photography blossomed. I’ve always been fascinated with people. People are the most interesting things… the most important things on this world. To paint anything else but a person, I’ve always struggled with. I feel like photographing anything else besides a person is a struggle, too. I think that people in general – the connections we have – inspires me to keep taking pictures,” said Hartley, 28, who graduated from BGSU in 2009 with a BFA in 2-Dimensional Studies.

  • Feb 23, 2015 7:30 AMWhen opportunity knocks
    Jeff Witjas left college faced with the same quandary that many students encounter. With a degree in hand, he looked out at the world beyond BGSU and wondered, now what?

  • Jan 14, 2015 2:50 PMMentor. Tutor. Peer facilitator.
    Hannah Burkhart's extracurricular activities seem like natural choices for an aspiring teacher. Yet the new graduate says there's a good reason she so carefully chose the causes and organizations she committed to during her time at BGSU.

  • Feb 23, 2015 7:30 AMEmbracing Spanish culture
    Stacey Dickerson is anxiously awaiting her last semester to begin at BGSU. Instead of beginning classes on campus, she’ll be studying abroad in Spain for a second time. Studying overseas is not an easy decision to make, but being in the Spanish learning community, La Comunidad, has helped her to better prepare.

  • Feb 17, 2015 3:08 PMRebecca Solnit to offer workshop, lecture Feb. 23
    Rebecca Solnit, a cultural historian, political activist and award-winning independent writer, will offer a workshop and a public lecture at Bowling Green State University on Feb. 23.

  • Feb 17, 2015 3:08 PMBGSU mourns the loss of longtime friend and supporter
    Bowling Green State University is mourning the loss of longtime friend and supporter Ruth Frost Parker, who passed away Feb. 15 in Sandusky, Ohio, at the age of 92.

  • Feb 9, 2015 7:00 AMMarried Mascots
    One couple’s story has another BGSU connection as they were the University’s beloved mascots, Freddie and Frieda. Alex ’06 and Kristen ’07 Wright are two out of only three Falcon mascot marriages. Alex was Freddie his senior year after completing a term as student body president the previous year. When asked what prompted him to become the mascot, he said, “My earliest memories and pictures of Bowling Green are with ‘the birds’. It looked like fun, a different way to give back, and a way to spread my childhood Falcon spirit to my fellow students.”

  • Feb 2, 2015 7:00 AMEunice Kennedy Shriver grant
    A new study by BGSU researchers is providing a rare look into the lives of adolescents throughout their high school years. College of Education and Human Development faculty Drs. Margaret Zoller Booth, also associate dean of the Graduate College; Christopher Frey, leadership and policy studies; and Jean Gerard, human development and family studies, surveyed a thousand Fremont, Ohio, students in grades 7-10 twice a year for four years, beginning in fall 2009.

  • Feb 2, 2015 7:00 AMAdolescent lives
    A new study by BGSU researchers is providing a rare look into the lives of adolescents throughout their high school years. College of Education and Human Development faculty Drs. Margaret Zoller Booth, also associate dean of the Graduate College; Christopher Frey, leadership and policy studies; and Jean Gerard, human development and family studies, surveyed a thousand Fremont, Ohio, students in grades 7-10 twice a year for four years, beginning in fall 2009.

  • Jan 29, 2015 1:41 PMBGSU biologists lead project to protect Sandusky city water supply
    Bowling Green State University biologists will launch a study of harmful algal blooms in Sandusky Bay this spring as part of an overall $2 million Lake Erie water quality initiative by the Ohio Board of Regents.

  • Jan 26, 2015 6:00 AMGiving back
    For the last eight years, BGSU students, faculty and staff have spent the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday out in the community making a difference for the Day of Service challenge. This year, for the first time, BGSU Firelands also accepted the challenge. A group of 19 volunteered at the Victory Kitchen in Sandusky.

  • 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.

  • Jan 19, 2015 7:00 AMBGSU Serves
    Bowling Green State University’s ongoing commitment to community engagement has again been recognized nationally. The University was selected as one of only 240 institutions to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation.

  • Jan 19, 2015 7:00 AMWanted: Data science professionals
    Bowling Green State University is offering students with math and computer aptitude a new undergraduate program in data science. A limited number of $5,000 renewable scholarships are still available to help incoming freshmen get started on their degrees. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is March 31.

  • Jan 14, 2015 11:18 AMBGSU continues trend of being ‘Best for Vets’
    When it comes to offering the on-campus support and flexibility that veterans and active duty military personnel require when attending college, Bowling Green State University is once again one of the top choices in the country.

  • Jan 12, 2015 7:00 AM#MACtion
    As the new assistant commissioner for communications and social media of the Mid-American Conference (MAC), Jeremy Guy ’03 has spent countless hours contributing to the front office operations. He graduated from BGSU with a degree in sport management, communications and marketing and has instantly made an impact on the collegiate sport industry.

  • Jan 12, 2015 7:00 AMExploring sacred moments in therapy
    Research shows spiritual connection between therapists and clients play crucial role

  • Jan 8, 2015 10:47 AMBGSU recognized for outstanding community engagement
    Bowling Green State University’s longtime commitment to community engagement has again been recognized nationally. The University was selected as one of only 240 institutions to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation.

  • Jan 7, 2015 9:37 AMLu elected fellow of leading scientific organization
    Dr. Peter Lu, Ohio Eminent Scholar in Photochemical Sciences at Bowling Green State University, has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), a preeminent scientific organization.