Feb 12, 2016 4:30 PM: Health and Human Services degrees meet student, community needs
The University will begin offering three new health and science degree programs in the fall. A Bachelor of Science in Public Health with an environmental health concentration, a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health, and Master of Science in Forensic Science with specializations in forensic investigation, chemistry and biology are the new degree programs.
Feb 11, 2016 1:39 PM: BGSU among top business schools for veterans
Bowling Green State University’s College of Business Administration is one of the best business schools in the country for America’s veterans, according to Military Times magazine. BGSU has been recognized in all four years of the survey.
Feb 10, 2016 3:45 PM: College of Health and Human Services debuts fresh new spaces, facilities
The College of Health and Human Services will dedicate the newly remodeled spaces in the building on Feb. 15 with a ribbon cutting at 9 a.m. and open house and tour of the facilities from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Feb 10, 2016 3:45 PM: FLY Program Scheduled to Soar in Fall 2016
BGSU’s newest learning community, the FLY Program (Falcon Learning Your-way), will provide students who have learning differences and attention challenges lifelong tools for academic success and workforce preparation.
Feb 10, 2016 3:45 PM: I/O Psychology
An updated edition of “Essentials of Personnel Assessment and Selection,” first published a decade ago, has been published by Dr. Scott Highhouse. Originally considered a go-to resource for those studying industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology, the second edition addresses current issues.
Feb 8, 2016 7:00 AM: A family legacy
When twin sisters Alyssa and Katie Almendinger move about the BGSU campus, they view the history, the traditions and the architecture from a little different perspective than most of the other sophomores at the University.
Feb 8, 2016 7:00 AM: Falcon feat
The Bowling Green State University Class of 1965 has continued building on its legacy by providing more than $1.9 million in support for BGSU and its students at the conclusion of its 50th reunion giving campaign.
Feb 8, 2016 7:00 AM: Leading for success
A management class service learning project provided a real-world application that taught teamwork, business planning, social responsibility and giving back to one’s community by raising money for charities.
Feb 5, 2016 1:15 PM: Black Issues Conference features Rosa Clemente
Rosa Clemente, the 2008 Green party vice presidential candidate, will be the keynote speaker for the 17th annual Black Issues Conference at BGSU.
Feb 5, 2016 1:15 PM: Diehl's 'Wasted' book is personal
Addiction. The term is often aligned with waste. Dr. Heath Diehl, a lecturer in English and Honors, takes that wasted metaphor to task in his first published book, “Wasted: Performing Addiction in America.”
Feb 3, 2016 1:45 PM: Clinical psychology Ph.D. program nationally ranked
The University’s clinical psychology Ph.D. program is among the best in the nation, according to two recent reports. On the list compiled by counselingpsychology.org, BGSU is ranked second in the nation for its success in preparing students for careers in professional counseling.
Feb 3, 2016 1:45 PM: Steinway Artist headlines Dubois Piano Festival
BGSU will host American pianist and Steinway Artist Spencer Myer for the annual David D. Dubois Piano Festival and Competition Feb. 12-14. Lauded for “superb playing” and “poised, alert musicianship” by the Boston Globe, Myer is one of the most respected and sought-after pianists on today’s concert stages. During his visit to BGSU, Myers will sit on a panel of judges for the Dubois piano competition; work with piano students during a master class, and present a community concert at 8 p.m. on Feb. 13 in Kobacker Hall at Moore Musical Arts Center.
Feb 2, 2016 9:18 AM: BGSU raises more than $25,000 for childhood cancer research
Bowing Green State University far surpassed its $20,000 goal at the fourth annual St. Baldrick’s Foundation signature head-shaving event Jan. 31, and set a new record in the process.
Feb 1, 2016 2:00 PM: National trustee Bruce Nyberg
A Birmingham, Mich., resident, Bruce Nyberg supports his alma mater by serving as a national trustee for the University. National trustees are alumni who do not live in Ohio but who can advocate for higher education and are nationally prominent in their fields. Earlier, from 2003-09, he served on the BGSU Foundation Board, helping to guide the University’s investment strategy.
Feb 1, 2016 9:47 AM: The greatest game
The Super Bowl will celebrate a half century of existence Sunday, Feb. 7, with Super Bowl 50, which will again be so much more than just another football game. It has become a spectacle, one of the most watched annual sporting events in the world, and one where former Falcons have been involved from its inception through last year’s championship.
Feb 1, 2016 7:00 AM: Falcon BEST gets a boost
The crowd inside the “Stroh” is animated and energized. As the competitors battle it out on the arena floor, the mascots go through their machinations, the bands fill the air with brass tones and drum beats, and the cheer squads chant support. Are they watching the next basketball star headed for the NBA? No, this is the Falcon BEST Robotics Competition.
Feb 1, 2016 7:00 AM: Jumping through hoops
As a member of several championship basketball teams during her days at BGSU, Simone Eli '12, moves with ease inside the world of athletes, competition and high-pressure situations. “Money can’t buy the advantage I have in this industry,” said Eli, who is a sports anchor for the NBC television station in Houston, one of the top 10 television markets in the country.
Feb 1, 2016 7:00 AM: Simulated business
BGSU business students are showing they've got the right stuff when it comes to running a multi-million dollar company. A team made up of four accounting majors qualified as a "Top 6" finalist for the 2015 Fall Capsim Challenge, a biannual competition hosted in the fall and spring that allows teams to run a simulated company.
Jan 29, 2016 1:00 PM: Africana Studies Conference uses film as focus
The 18th annual Africana Studies Student Research Conference will feature a look at Caribbean culture through film and documentary along with three panel presentations by student researchers from BGSU and other universities.
Jan 29, 2016 1:00 PM: BGSU springs ahead
The University had positive news to share when this semester’s 15-day head count was released Jan. 25. Enrollment is up among both undergraduate and graduate students on the Bowling Green campus, and overall enrollment is up by 4 percent over last spring.
Jan 29, 2016 1:00 PM: Office of Service-Learning expands to Center for Community and Civic Engagement
The Office of Service-Learning is expanding its role on campus. The office will be called the Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) and will be positioned to better support the goals of the University.
Jan 27, 2016 4:45 PM: BGSU partners to build diversity in faculty ranks from graduate level up
As the national need for professionals and higher education faculty in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines has grown, the number of minority students going into those disciplines has remained disappointingly low, leaving much rich potential untapped.
Jan 26, 2016 10:02 AM: BGSU, Bowling Green to address ‘Islamophobia’
In the wake of recent concerns about intolerance and violence targeting Muslims, Bowling Green State University and the city of Bowling Green are hosting two panel discussions on “Islamophobia” in our region. The events are part of the Not In Our Town initiative.
Jan 25, 2016 7:00 AM: Accessible research
Universities rely on scholarly journals. Faculty read them to further their knowledge, and they publish their own research in them so others can benefit from it. But what if those journals are inaccessible or too esoteric to non-academics in the field? Such had been the case in industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology, which addresses workplace topics like employment selection tools, staff training and development, and job performance measures.
Jan 25, 2016 7:00 AM: One with the trees
Cassie Eilerman knows trees, at least the trees in Bowling Green, Ohio. The Bowling Green State University environmental studies student has inventoried the city’s more than 8,400 trees that are planted in the public rights-of-way, parks and green spaces. Since November 2014 she has had an internship with the city’s arborist.
Jan 25, 2016 7:00 AM: Weathering TV News
Coming into her first year at BGSU, Betsy Kling ’97 was set on becoming a fourth grade teacher. She even chose BGSU because of the reputation of the College of Education and Human Development. But she never thought she would end up on television forecasting the weather. Kling is the chief meteorologist at WKYC-TV in Cleveland. It took a lot of hard work for her to get to where she is today. That hard work started her freshman year at BGSU when she realized that studying to be a teacher wasn’t a good fit for her.
Jan 22, 2016 4:00 PM: Bowling Green Leadership Academy underway
With a new name and a new focus, the employee leadership development program at BGSU kicked off on Jan. 21 with morning opening remarks by Viva McCarver, chief human resources officer, and a lunchtime address by President Mary Ellen Mazey.
Jan 22, 2016 4:00 PM: ‘Eloquentia’ by Saenz gives voice to solo trumpet
As its name suggests, the six compositions on trumpeter Charles Saenz’s new CD, “Eloquentia,” share a certain quality of eloquence. Recently released by Beauport Classical, the pieces for solo trumpet and piano “require the musician to understand the intention of each composer and their individual sense of the instrument,” said Saenz, an associate professor of trumpet at BGSU and coordinator of the brass/percussion area.
Jan 22, 2016 9:13 AM: In service to others
Students at BGSU spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day doing community service. Nearly 700 students participated this year.
Jan 21, 2016 1:00 PM: Visiting international students experience American tourism
Eleven students from Beijing Union University (BUU) visited Bowling Green State University Dec. 20-30, 2015, to experience tourism in northwest Ohio firsthand. Their trip to the United States marked the first visit to the country for all the students and was part of a larger collaboration agreement that was signed this summer between the two institutions.
Jan 20, 2016 4:30 PM: Micro-operas highlight student talent
Four new micro-operas, written by BGSU composition students, will be performed this weekend in two performances at Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. The shows, which are free and open to the public, are scheduled at 8 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday.
Jan 20, 2016 4:30 PM: Undergraduates apply critical thinking, research to diversity issues
In classes across the University, undergraduate students are studying not just the traditional topics related to their disciplines, but also how attitudes toward disparate people or ways of thought shape our scholarship and our lives.
Jan 18, 2016 7:00 AM: A drive for success
It wasn’t easy, it was not smooth sailing, and it wasn’t necessarily much fun, but Pam Heminger remembers a certain management class she took as a BGSU undergraduate student as clearly being life-changing.
Jan 18, 2016 7:00 AM: RallyCap Sports
During the fall of 2014, alumnus Paul Hooker and College of Business student Luke Sims, kicked off RallyCap Sports, a student organization designed to help people with special needs participate in recreational activities. One year later, RallyCap Sports is far exceeding the expectations of Hooker and Sims and is serving as a prototype for universities across the country.
Jan 18, 2016 7:00 AM: The chemistry of clandestine drugs
Dr. Jon Sprague and undergraduate neuroscience student Greg Grecco are part of a crusade to protect the public from the harmful effects of synthetic drugs produced in clandestine labs. Their work is not on the street fighting drug crime, but in the laboratory working to understand how the chemical changes made to drugs in clandestine labs change how they affect the body.
Jan 14, 2016 9:17 AM: Master of Criminal Justice online program one of the best in the country
Bowling Green State University’s master’s of criminal justice online program is the best in Ohio and one of the top 10 in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report.
Jan 13, 2016 3:00 PM: Compendium of alcohol history earns award
Alcohol has been a part of cultures around the world for thousands of years, and used for everything from religious purposes to a simple toast to seal a business deal. Dr. Scott Martin, chair of the Department of History, had a hand in an award-winning publication that presents the rich history of alcohol, along with the cultural and social phenomena used for both good and ill. Martin is the editor of the 1,774-page “SAGE Encyclopedia of Alcohol: Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives” published by SAGE Publications.
Jan 13, 2016 3:00 PM: Ramsdell elected to board of graduate enrollment professional association
Keith Ramsdell, director of graduate enrollment and assistant dean of the Graduate College, has been elected vice president of the 2015-16 executive committee of the governing board of NAGAP: The Leader in Graduate Enrollment Management. NAGAP is the only professional organization devoted exclusively to the concerns of individuals working in the graduate enrollment management environment.
Jan 11, 2016 9:59 AM: ‘The Butler’ author to speak as part of Martin Luther King Jr. celebration
Wil Haygood, prolific author and writer for the Washington Post, will speak at Bowling Green State University Jan. 19 as part of the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Haygood is the author of “The Butler: A Witness to History,” which was made into a feature film.
Jan 11, 2016 7:00 AM: Determination leads to “sax”cess
Falcon alumnus Corey Whitt overcame family struggles and taught himself to play saxophone by listening to recordings of BGSU saxophonist Dr. John Sampen. Whitt attended BGSU, studied with Sampen and is now teaching music in Perrysburg.
Jan 11, 2016 7:00 AM: Falcon Fighter Pilot
Becky Ohm ‘95 and her husband own a coffee shop within a 15-minute car ride north of Bowling Green State University’s campus, but it’s within a “blink of an eye” when flying in an F-16 Falcon. Ohm should know, she was a fighter pilot for 14 years.
Jan 11, 2016 7:00 AM: In pursuit of medicine
A series of major moves early in life could cause a young child to withdraw and maybe not reach their potential. It also could have a detrimental impact on their development as a student. Or in the case of Neisha Medina, those transitions could serve as a platform for advancement, maturation and maximizing your potential. In her life, the miles traveled have created a motivated, committed and highly-focused student in pursuit of a career as a doctor.
Jan 11, 2016 7:00 AM: Optimizing cancer therapy
Arka Roy always wanted to be a medical doctor, but he was never too excited about medicine. Instead, he fell in love with mathematics. It turns out, math proved to be the perfect tool for Roy to enlist in the fight against cancer. He focuses his research on optimal decision-making under uncertainty with applications in cancer radiation therapy.
Jan 8, 2016 3:15 PM: BGSU honors past, looks to future
Wil Haygood, author of “The Butler: A Witness to History,” will speak at BGSU for the celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event is part of the University’s commemoration of Black History Month, which includes public service, performances, dialogue and social events across campus.
Jan 8, 2016 3:15 PM: Johnson named director of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships
After a national search, BGSU has selected an experienced professional as the director of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships. Dr. Betsy Johnson will join the University on Feb. 16, announced Cecilia Castellano, vice provost for strategic enrollment planning.
Jan 8, 2016 3:15 PM: Undergraduate Symposium on Diversity
What have undergraduates learned about diversity in their classes or in individual work with faculty? The inaugural Undergraduate Symposium on Diversity: “Opportunities and Challenges for the Inclusion of Diversity in Higher Education and Society” will showcase students’ learning through poster presentations, with three awards to be given at a later date.
Jan 8, 2016 8:50 AM: Deadline extended for Falcon Internship Guarantee
An important deadline is coming up for all first-year college students: Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, is the last day to apply for BGSU’s Falcon Internship Guarantee (FIG) program, if you have not already done so. All first-year college students are eligible for the FIG program, an important asset for any undergraduate.
Jan 6, 2016 3:00 PM: BGSU receives grant for campus sexual assault victims’ services
BGSU will receive more than $82,000 from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office to assist victims of sexual assault on campus. The University will use these funds to contract with The Cocoon, a Wood County shelter providing support to battered women and their children, to pay for a full-time victim advocate to serve BGSU students, staff and faculty of all genders who have experienced sexual assault, relationship violence or stalking. The advocate will help victims find resources, understand legal options and campus procedures, and navigate the criminal justice system.
Jan 6, 2016 3:00 PM: Two new BGSU trustees appointed by governor
Gov. John Kasich has appointed alumni Marilyn Eisele of Cleveland and David O’Brien of Westlake to the BGSU Board of Trustees. Eisele’s term runs through May 17, 2023. She earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from BGSU in 1979 and is president of NDI Medical, a hybrid venture and commercialization firm that funds and develops innovative neurodevice technologies. She also serves as vice president of finance and chief financial officer for NDI’s three portfolio companies, SPR Therapeutics, Checkpoint Surgical and Deep Brain Innovation, all neurodevice companies spun out of NDI.
Jan 4, 2016 4:20 PM: A Life of Service
Bowling Green State University mourns the loss of alumnus and long-time friend Dr. George Mylander ’58, ’70, ’03 (Hon.) who passed away Sunday morning in Sandusky, Ohio, at the age of 83.
Jan 4, 2016 9:34 AM: BGSU-UT sign academic partnership
Bowling Green State University and the University of Toledo may be rivals on the football field, but the two schools continue to be partners in the classroom.
Clinical psychology Ph.D. program nationally ranked
Bowling Green State University’s clinical psychology Ph.D. program is among the best in the nation according to two recent reports. On the list compiled by counselingpsychology.org, BGSU is ranked 2nd in the nation for its success in preparing students for careers in professional counseling.