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  • Sep 2, 2015 3:35 PMWhere's The Pork?
    The pork in Congressional spending is no more. Or at least it is not recognizable as the earmarking of the past, according to political science faculty Drs. Russell Mills and Nicole Kalaf-Hughes.

  • Sep 2, 2015 2:02 PMAlumnus brings Chinese art and technique home to BGSU
    Internationally acclaimed artist Xinle Ma has curated an exhibition of established Chinese painters whose work weaves a graceful thread between modern Western and traditional Chinese influences. The exhibit, “Fluent Expression: Modern and Traditional Chinese Painting,” will be on display from Sept. 4-30 in the Willard Wankelman Gallery in the Fine Arts Center at Bowling Green State University.

  • Sep 1, 2015 10:09 AMThe numbers are in: BGSU education grads among top earners
    Bowling Green State University’s College of Education and Human Development has a long-standing reputation of producing some of the nation’s best teachers — and now a recent survey shows they are also among the best paid. In its 2015-16 Education Salary Report, PayScale, a compensation data firm based in Seattle, ranked BGSU seventh on its list of highest paid education majors, and first in the state of Ohio. On average, BGSU graduates earn an average of $32,000 starting out and climb to an average salary of $56,000 later in their careers.

  • Aug 31, 2015 7:00 AMA Falcon Legacy
    If you visit Mount Blanchard, Ohio, and mention the name Lucille Burrell to anyone in town, there is a good chance he or she was taught by this longtime educator. In the 1930s Burrell headed to Bowling Green to earn a teaching certificate from the Normal College. A trailblazer in her day, Burrell earned her degree at a time when most women managed households instead of heading to college.

  • Aug 31, 2015 7:00 AMA Heart for Children in Crisis
    When sophomore neuroscience major and volleyball player Nicole Slimko was first in Bowling Green on a recruiting visit, she immediately felt a comfort level and recognized the opportunity for a transformative learning experience.

  • Aug 31, 2015 7:00 AMI interned at Rugby Canada
    After finishing my junior year as an economics major at BGSU, I was fortunate enough to intern at Rugby Canada as the National Programs Assistant for the national men's 7's and 15's rugby teams.

  • Aug 31, 2015 7:00 AMI interned with Drum Corp International
    My internship with Drum Corps International allowed me to have a summer filled with traveling, filming and editing, every telecommunications student’s dream!

  • Aug 26, 2015 3:00 PMBGSU recognized for excellence in utility management
    BGSU has been recognized as a leader in the measurement, allocation and management of utility costs. The Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO) has awarded the University and Bob Swanson, associate controller, first place in the organization’s Best Practices competition for 2015.

  • Aug 26, 2015 3:00 PMPeña learns leadership lessons for women in higher ed
    Dr. Susana Peña understands the role of faculty administrators. As director of the School of Cultural and Critical Studies and a faculty member in the Department of Ethnic Studies, Peña has experienced the progression from faculty to administrator and admits this transformation at colleges and universities across the globe often occurs without sufficient training.

  • Aug 24, 2015 7:00 AMFrom Firelands to the Far East
    Is there a route that will take you from the tiny Ohio community of Willard and the Firelands campus of BGSU to Japan, China, Singapore and the rest of the world and beyond? The answer is profoundly in the positive from Mike Crawford’s perspective.

  • Aug 24, 2015 7:00 AMI participated in a Summer Science Fellowship
    Over the summer, I was selected to participate in the Summer Science Fellowship with the American Psychological Association (APA). I stayed six weeks on George Mason University’s campus in Fairfax, Va. I was a mere metro ride outside of Washington D.C. and took full advantage of this! Not only was I challenged as a researcher and future graduate student, I was given many opportunities to think outside the realm of the career path of the “expected” psych students, and also afforded the opportunity to explore a culturally rich area.

  • Aug 24, 2015 7:00 AMI was part of "The Best Day Crew" at Cedar Point
    I never thought I would end up at Cedar Point as a 3rd year intern—three unforgettable summer experiences! Where to begin? A little history on my first two summers interning at Cedar Point

  • Aug 24, 2015 7:00 AMLuescher finds fertile ground in northern Sweden
    Dr. Andreas Luescher, architecture and environmental design, was away from BGSU for a year on faculty improvement leave, but a list of his publications, collaborations and projects during that time would lead one to think it had been much longer.

  • Aug 20, 2015 8:27 AMBGSU welcomes larger, academically strong freshman class
    On Thursday, Aug. 20, over 3,300 new freshmen will move into their Bowling Green State University residence halls. This is an increase of more than 300 over last year’s incoming class. And for the third straight year, the group of new students is one of the strongest academically in BGSU’s history.

  • Aug 19, 2015 3:16 PMAwards Presented to Faculty and Staff During Opening Day; O-I Professor Named
    The College is proud to have such outstanding faculty and staff who are dedicated to student learning, to the College of Business, and to their fields of study. Each year faculty and staff are nominated for awards and the winners are announced at the Opening Day Luncheon held prior to the start of fall semester classes.

  • Aug 17, 2015 10:12 AMCollege Announces Two Department Chairs and Welcomes New Faculty Members
    With the new academic year comes some changes to the College of Business with two new chairs and several full-time faculty. Dr. Peter VanderHart, professor, was appointed chair of the economics department, replacing Dr. Mary Ellen Benedict who retired in the spring. Dr. Susan Kleine was named the interim chair of the marketing department, replacing Dr. Bob Wu who also retired. Dr. Kleine is an associate professor and has been serving as the Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at the University.

  • Aug 17, 2015 9:49 AMHigh School Teachers Can Earn Professional Development Credits through College of Business
    BGSU’s College of Business continues going beyond business as usual. We have initiated many programs and activities that differentiate us from other business schools. One of these new programs allows high school business teachers to earn two professional development units by attending a workshop being offered at locations around the state on the topic of financial literacy. This initiative is in collaboration with the BGSU College of Education which will oversee the workshop content.

  • Aug 17, 2015 9:35 AMThe Hatch™ Takes Flight Across the Globe
    With the huge success of BGSU’s unique entrepreneurial program The Hatch™, other universities across the globe have contacted our Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership about assistance in starting up a similar program at their institutions. As a result of the high interest, the Dallas-Hamilton Center is beta testing a Hatch licensing program with ten other universities - two in Asia, two in Europe, four in the U.S. and two local community colleges.

  • Aug 17, 2015 9:30 AMInsurance Specialization Added to Business Program
    Due to a projected strong job growth in the insurance industry, the Department of Finance is now offering a new specialization in insurance, along with a minor in insurance. At the national level, more than half of insurance professionals are projected to retire by 2025, creating ample opportunities for entry and career advancement for insurance graduates. According to a recent workforce study by Regionomics, based in Columbus, the insurance industry in the state of Ohio alone will require approximately 26,000 new workers to fill positions open between now and 2020. The state of Ohio ranks seventh in the nation with over 250 insurance companies and 100,000 employees.

  • Aug 17, 2015 7:00 AMA veteran newsman
    Veteran news reporter Roger Weber ‘73 was astounded when his colleagues at Channel 4 in Detroit presented him with the Roger Weber Award on his final day.

  • Aug 17, 2015 7:00 AMBeautiful Music
    The strings of Charles Gorsuch ’52 went silent about a year ago when the 84-year-old former music teacher and violinist with the Anchorage Symphony passed away in Alaska, where he had lived, performed and taught for nearly 50 years. But those beautiful, whimsical and hypnotic notes Gorsuch coaxed from the thread-like strands will entertain audiences once again

  • Aug 17, 2015 7:00 AMFalcon family welcomes incoming freshmen early
    Incoming students consistently remark on the welcoming atmosphere at BGSU and say feeling at home on campus is one of the reasons they chose to become part of the Falcon family. Getting students involved early in their academics is critical to their success. Several programs on campus have established summer bridge initiatives to accomplish this goal.

  • Aug 17, 2015 7:00 AMLights, Camera, Action!
    It’s all about networking. Just ask Emily Dick, a senior majoring in theatre and film, who has had serious work experiences in her chosen field even before graduating. “I met an assistant director, working in the industry for 20 years now, who was friends with the mom of my friend who I met here at BGSU on the Quidditch team,” said Dick. “As you see, connections can come from the strangest of places.”

  • Aug 13, 2015 2:05 PMTwo engineering technology programs receive ABET accreditation
    The University's bachelor's degree programs in Engineering Technology and Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology now have the added distinction of being accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, becoming the first ABET-accredited programs at BGSU.

  • Aug 10, 2015 10:08 AMBGSU partners to promote student co-ops and internships through state program
    Bowling Green State University is taking the Ohio Means Internships and Co-ops (OMIC) grant program to a new level. The University is leading a collaboration among northwest Ohio public colleges and universities to develop a robust workforce through experiences that prepare students for the world of work. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, more than 50 percent of interns transition into full-time employment with their companies.

  • Aug 10, 2015 7:00 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: Advocating for Social Justice
    Like many high school seniors, Rachel Allen wanted to get away from home after she graduated from high school. Allen’s family moved to Bowling Green from Terre Haute, Ind., when she was five years old.

  • Aug 10, 2015 7:00 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: Co-op to Coordinator
    Brooke Mobilian always knew she wanted to be in the health care field, so when she decided she didn’t want to be a doctor or nurse, her interests quickly turned to health care administration. Mobilian is thrilled with her career choice. On Aug. 8, she received a degree in applied health science with a specialization in health care administration. She already has a job as program coordinator with Canton Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio.

  • Aug 10, 2015 7:00 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: Double major builds collaborations
    Douglas Furia from West Chester, Ohio, near Cincinnati, knew he wanted to study architectural engineering, but when it came to deciding between Bowling Green State University or the University of Cincinnati, he chose BGSU. Even though BGSU didn’t specially offer architectural engineering, it did offer architecture and environmental design, and construction management programs. BGSU also provided Furia more scholarship support than Cincinnati, so he decided to take double majors. He would learn the artistic and design background from architecture and the technical background from construction management.

  • Aug 10, 2015 7:00 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: It all leads to this point
    “So many different things led me to this point in my life,” said Viola Ratcliffe, who will receive her Master of Fine Arts degree in art history at the August commencement ceremonies.

  • Aug 5, 2015 9:42 AMScholarships help senior stay debt free
    Jessica Gregor attends Bowling Green State University thanks to the military, but small scholarships have helped the senior remain clear of student loans.

  • Aug 3, 2015 8:00 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: Have Tuba Will Travel
    It doesn’t matter that BGSU was 2,360 miles from his hometown of Portland, Ore.; Joseph Ready knew it was a good fit to continue his tuba studies. Ready will receive his master’s of music in performance during the University’s historic 100th commencement ceremony on Aug. 8.

  • Aug 3, 2015 6:30 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: Building A Life
    David Neely ’14, ’15 came to BGSU in the fall of 2010 to develop his leadership skills and receive an education that could help him for the rest of his life. Originally from Perrysburg, Ohio, he was very familiar with Bowling Green and the northwest Ohio community. But, graduating for the second time in five years, he could not have predicted the impact the University would have on him.

  • Aug 3, 2015 6:30 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: Executive Master of Organization Development
    The Executive Master of Organization Development (EMOD) program at BGSU is among the top programs in the country. Since the inaugural class graduation in 1976, College of Business faculty members have spent nearly four decades cultivating and perfecting a curriculum designed to help individuals effectively lead and manage organization development and change efforts.

  • Aug 3, 2015 6:30 AMGoal Getter
    Phil Schoen ’87 loved soccer long before it was cool to love soccer. Growing up in south Florida, Schoen discovered the sport that has defined his professional life by watching, of all things, public television. It was there, on PBS, that Schoen stumbled across two weekly highlight shows—“Soccer Made in Germany” and “Star Soccer”—that introduced him to the beauty, passion and intricacies of the global game.

  • Jul 30, 2015 2:46 PMBGSU announces Bowling Green public forums on FCC Incentive Auction/WBGU-TV
    Bowling Green State University has scheduled additional forums on WBGU-TV and the upcoming FCC Broadcast Spectrum Incentive Auction. The University is seeking public input as it weighs if, and how, it may participate in the auction, which is slated to be held in early 2016.

  • Jul 30, 2015 7:00 AMBGSU to mark 100th anniversary of first commencement
    For the hundredth year in its history, BGSU will hold commencement exercises. The milestone ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. Aug. 8 in the Stroh Center.

  • Jul 30, 2015 7:00 AMDubow named editor of Developmental Psychology
    Dr. Eric Dubow’s already packed scholarly life is about to become even more intense. Dubow, a professor of psychology at BGSU, has been named incoming editor of the journal Developmental Psychology. He will assume the role in January 2016.

  • Jul 27, 2015 5:00 AMBGSU donors provide the gift of opportunity
    Members of the Falcon Family provided more than $21 million to the University in fiscal year 2015 which ended on June 30, 2015. More than 13,808 individuals (including alumni, friends, current and former students and groups) and 648 corporations and foundations strengthened BGSU with their philanthropic support.

  • Jul 24, 2015 9:19 AMCreative Peaceful Resistance
    Dr. Lorna Gonsalves has lived in the United States for more than 40 years, but she still holds a special place in her heart for her birthplace, Mangalore, India. Gonsalves, who earned her doctorate in social psychology from Bowling Green State University, recently spent six weeks as a Fulbright specialist at the School of Social Work Roshni Nilaya in Mangalore utilizing her signature Creative Peaceful Resistance (CPR) approach to help initiate participatory education, equal justice and social transformation.

  • Jul 20, 2015 2:43 PMCollege of Business Hatches Entrepreneur
    Jerrod Witt was destined to become an entrepreneur. “Jerrod was the little kid who got into everything!” exclaimed his mother. “He was always taking things apart and putting them back together in an unusual way but with a purpose. I knew from the time Jerrod was very young that he was going to become an entrepreneur,” she added.

  • Jul 20, 2015 2:40 PMDr. Sullivan Selected for 2015 Award for Excellence
    Management Professor, Dr. Sherry Sullivan, has again been honored for her scholarly contributions. She has been chosen as an Outstanding Reviewer for Career Development International in the Emerald Literati Network 2015 Awards for Excellence. Only two reviewers were chosen for this honor.

  • Jul 20, 2015 2:28 PMOrganization Development Executive Students Learn Important Life Lessons from Trip to France
    One of the great experiences students have in the Executive Master of Organization Development (EMOD) program is an international field study tour. An intensive one-week study abroad program was added in 2014 to provide a global perspective to the program. Similar to last year, the cohort of executive graduate students was impressed with what they saw and learned from this unique experience.

  • Jul 20, 2015 2:14 PMCollege Helps Organize Business Analytics Symposium in China; Educational Program Created
    BGSU’s business analytics program is being recognized internationally as a U.S. leader in this data driven field of study because of its annual business analytics symposium and the specialization the College of Business offers. Tianjin Polytechnic University (TPU) in China asked BGSU professor and chair of the Department of Applied Statistics and Operations Research, Dr. Arthur Yeh, to assist that university in organizing a business analytics symposium similar to ours as well as present as a speaker.

  • Jul 17, 2015 12:07 PMWould You Drink This?
    No way! But this is what the algae-choked water from Lake Erie looked like in August 2014. Scientists from around the world recently gathered at BGSU in a race to mitigate the algae bloom crisis that threatens Lake Erie, which contains 20 percent of the world’s surface freshwater, as well as other vulnerable global water sources.

  • Jul 16, 2015 7:00 AMBusiness, Campus Operations reorganized, moving
    The offices of Business Operations and Campus Operations are undergoing a bit of reorganization in conjunction with a physical move for some offices.

  • Jul 14, 2015 9:08 AM2015 Hall of Fame
    The 2015 inductees into the Dallas-Hamilton Center Hall of Fame were Drew Forhan ‘81, Kathy Hunt ‘84, Richard Kappel ‘69 and Gene Novak ‘74.

  • Jul 14, 2015 8:00 AMBGSU announces public forums on FCC Incentive Auction/WBGU-TV
    Bowling Green State University has scheduled two forums on WBGU-TV and the upcoming FCC Broadcast Spectrum Incentive Auction. The University is seeking public input as it weighs if, and how, it may participate in the auction, which is slated to be held in early 2016.

  • Jul 13, 2015 6:30 AMBlue Brides
    Planning a wedding can be exciting, joyful and especially stressful. But what happens when the wedding is over and the marriage begins? Dr. Laura Stafford, director of the School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University, conducted a study that takes a closer look at the experience of postnuptial depression.

  • Jul 13, 2015 6:30 AMBrewed for success
    Taylor Rees majored in pop culture at Bowling Green State University, but he also had an unofficial minor: home brewing. His brewing hobby got him in the door at one of the premier breweries in the country, but it was his knowledge of subcultures that helped him successfully open his own brewery this spring.

  • Jul 9, 2015 7:00 AMBeneath the surface
    Denzel Washington is more than 1996’s “Sexiest Man Alive” or a pretty face on the screen. Ask Dr. Cynthia Baron, theatre and film. Baron’s latest book, “Denzel Washington,” takes an in-depth look at the actor and his impact on both art and society.

  • Jul 6, 2015 8:00 AMStreichler, Dean Emeritus of the College of Technology
    Dr. Jerry Streichler, former professor of technology and the founding dean of the College of Technology at Bowling Green State University, passed away on July 3, 2015.

  • Jul 6, 2015 7:30 AMCollege of Business hatches entrepreneur
    Jerrod Witt was destined to become an entrepreneur. “Jerrod was the little kid who got into everything!” exclaimed his mother. “He was always taking things apart and putting them back together in an unusual way but with a purpose. I knew from the time Jerrod was very young that he was going to become an entrepreneur,” she added.

  • Jul 2, 2015 2:21 PMBGSU researchers go high tech to study toxic algae
    This summer, Drs. George Bullerjahn and Mike McKay, biology, are leading a team studying harmful algal blooms in Sandusky Bay. It’s part of an overall $2 million Lake Erie water quality initiative by the Ohio Board of Regents.

  • Jun 29, 2015 3:30 PMUniversity mourns the loss of prominent alumnus, longtime supporter
    William Primrose Jr., director emeritus of the BGSU Foundation Board of Directors, passed away June 28. He was 94. Primrose was the retired chairman of The Dickey-Grabler Company, a full-service metal stamping facility in Cleveland. He received his bachelor’s degree in marketing research from BGSU in 1942.

  • Jun 29, 2015 7:00 AMSports and stocks
    Financial adviser or pro rugby player? Most students won’t face the “What should I be when I grow up?” question with two such different career paths in mind. But for Mitch Sora, both options seem equally appealing. Both seem quite possible for the 20-year-old BGSU junior, too.

  • Jun 29, 2015 7:00 AMSprechen sie Englisch?
    When recent Bowling Green State University graduate Rebekah Nelson of Wapakoneta arrives in Berlin later this summer as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, she will bring with her an unusual wealth of experience for someone her age, along with a great deal of enthusiasm. Nelson is one of three BGSU students chosen for the Fulbright program this year.

  • Jun 25, 2015 2:55 PMNew bike racks sport green roofs
    Dozens of bikes around campus can now rest comfortably beneath a sustainable roof. Two green-roofed bike shelters have been fully installed outside the Student Recreation Center and the Wolfe Center for the Arts. The shelters are topped with a canopy of living plants.

  • Jun 22, 2015 7:00 AMInternet weaves North and South
    Dr. Radhika Gajjala will be leaving the School of Media and Communication in July for a year in Norway as a Fulbright visiting professor at the University of Bergen.

  • Jun 22, 2015 7:00 AMSharing a love of language
    Two BGSU students will be trading their American classrooms for others in Mexico and Rwanda this August as recipients of Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Fellowships. For both, it will be the next step in a series of international experiences.

  • Jun 19, 2015 7:00 AMAlways close to home
    This year, Megan Koons made the 1,200-mile gap between Ohio and Denver a little smaller. When the 2004 BGSU graduate realized her dream of moving to Denver in 2011, she didn’t know a soul. But thanks to her, when former Falcons and other Ohio transplants make the same trek, it won’t be so daunting.

  • Jun 18, 2015 2:50 PMTrustees address variety of issues
    Furthering the University's goal of promoting high-impact programs that help define the undergraduate experience, the board approved initial design and preconstruction services for University Hall of $2.17 million.

  • Jun 18, 2015 2:30 PMBGSU board approves 2016-17 budget pending state bill
    The BGSU Board of Trustees approved educational and operating budgets for the University at its meeting June 18, with the understanding that some revisions may be necessary when Ohio's biennium budget is finalized by the state legislature and approved by the governor later this month.

  • Jun 18, 2015 9:44 AMBGSU students receive funds to study, research abroad
    A second group of Bowling Green State University students will be able to study and conduct research abroad next semester thanks to the generosity of an alumnus with a strong belief in the value of international experiences.

  • Jun 16, 2015 4:14 PMBeyond the Scoreboard
    BGSU athletics victories stretch beyond the championship rings, wall-to-wall trophies, All-American honors, and former Falcons who have gone on to success in professional sports as student-athletes draw on lessons learned to succeed beyond the field of play.

  • Jun 16, 2015 2:06 PMBuckeye Boys State back at BGSU
    Over 1,200 of the most outstanding young scholars in Ohio are at Bowling Green State University this week for Buckeye Boys State. The American Legion hosts the event. Students taking part learn about city, county and state government by creating a mock government.

  • Jun 16, 2015 2:05 PMReal Crime Scene Investigators
    The complex and critical world of solving crimes gets a boost with BGSU’s new academic programming in forensic biology, forensic chemistry and forensic criminal investigation and collaboration with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation facility that opened on campus in fall 2014.

  • Jun 16, 2015 1:56 PMThe Power of One
    Can one person make a difference? BGSU faculty and staff prove you can as they challenge students with tough questions, open doors to internship and international opportunities, and guide them through research and publishing processes with extraordinary results.

  • Jun 15, 2015 7:00 AMBeing a servant leader
    While many of her fellow students spent spring break vacationing in tropical climates, Allison Palmer spent her time brushing children’s teeth in Peru. The 19-year-old BGSU sophomore traveled to the South American country through the group MEDLIFE to help set up mobile clinics, where Peruvians could access health services that are typically out of reach.

  • Jun 11, 2015 1:49 PMNursing programs ranked among best in the country
    Both degree tracks of Bowling Green State University’s Bachelor of Science in nursing were named among the best in the country according to Value Colleges.

  • Jun 11, 2015 10:14 AMBuilding a business
    What Michael Dustman ’73 saw in the Alpha Tau Omega house more than 40 years ago was not just the fraternity’s chapter president. His close friend Rick DeSilva ’74 was a leader who could organize groups of people with a variety of talents and get things done. DeSilva had that unique ability to energize the room.

  • Jun 9, 2015 7:00 AMConference looks at history of alcohol and drug use
    History often teaches lessons that help us understand the present and think about the future. Lessons about alcohol and drug use will be discussed, dissected and debated when the University hosts “Borders, Boundaries and Contexts: Defining Spaces in the History of Alcohol and Drugs” June 18-21.

  • Jun 9, 2015 7:00 AMNew student trustees appointed
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich has announced the appointment of two student trustees to the BGSU Board of Trustees. Margaret Burrell was named undergraduate representative to the board, and Rolf Ritchie the graduate student representative.

  • Jun 9, 2015 7:00 AMWBGU-TV addiction series features Karen Kasich
    As part of the WBGU-TV series “Addiction: Heroin and Pills,” Producer/Director Marcus Harrison sat down with Karen Kasich, wife of Ohio Gov. John Kasich, to talk about education’s role in prevention of prescription drug abuse and its importance in combatting the opiate/heroin addiction epidemic in Ohio.

  • Jun 8, 2015 7:00 AMGivens Fellowship Provides Perspective
    As an officer in the Air Force with broad-based training and education, Jessica Gregor had a good grasp of military strategy and tactics, and the basic elements of conflict, but she struggled to process what took place in the Vietnam War. Her grandfather had served during that war, but had shared very little about his experiences, piquing her interest even more and compounding her curiosity.

  • Jun 8, 2015 7:00 AMWorld-class research experience
    Learning is second nature to Paul Husband. He makes databases and spreadsheets for fun and admittedly will read and do anything that intrigues him. Husband recently graduated from BGSU with a degree in physics and is staying at the University to earn his graduate degree in the same field, with more of a focus on astrophysics.

  • Jun 3, 2015 7:00 AMChemical weapons
    Of all the weapons of war, toxic chemicals are in some ways the most frightening and the least well known among the general public in the United States, said Dr. Walter Grunden, a history faculty member and expert on military history. From mustard gas to napalm to Agent Orange, many countries have used them at some point or are still using them, and there remains a disturbing number of them still sitting in storage today.

  • Jun 3, 2015 7:00 AMMuir novel named finalist for national award
    The accolades continue for Dr. Sharona Muir’s 2014 novel, “Invisible Beasts: Tales of the Animals That Go Unseen Among Us.” It has been named a finalist for the 2015 Orion Book Award for fiction. Conferred by Orion Magazine since 2007, the annual award is “presented to books that deepen the reader’s connection to the natural world through fresh ideas and excellence in writing,” according to the publisher.

  • Jun 3, 2015 7:00 AMThe Power of One
    BGSU faculty and staff embrace their role in preparing students for meaningful futures. They are accessible, willing to share their time and knowledge, and eager to work in partnership with students. Faculty and staff challenge students with tough questions, open doors to internship and international opportunities, and guide them through research and publishing processes. Sometimes it is simply a helping hand or sympathetic ear that makes a difference for students.

  • Jun 1, 2015 7:00 AMAim High
    Jacksonville, Fla. – Bowling Green State University senior Brooke Pleger will return to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field National Championships for the third time after setting meet and stadium records to earn a bid Saturday at the NCAA East Region Preliminary Round at the University of North Florida.

  • Jun 1, 2015 7:00 AMHealing with Horses
    Tracy Rusch set out last year hoping to explore and discover, and possibly open a few doors along the way during a lengthy healing exercise. She and her horse Leroy would compete against some of the best barrel racers in the country in a series of equestrian events that Rusch believed could help her shake off a bout of social anxiety that had troubled her for years.

  • Jun 1, 2015 7:00 AMThinking Globally
    Thinking globally is a big part of Ebonee Johnson’s life. But acting locally is just as important. From the mission trip she took to the Dominican Republic at the age of 16, to the semester she spent studying abroad at the Institut Catholique de Paris last year, Johnson takes seriously her role of acquainting herself with the world.

  • May 28, 2015 1:00 PMCollege of Business Spotlights

  • May 26, 2015 12:00 PME-Week Celebrated Innovation and Passion
    The spirit of entrepreneurship was evident during Entrepreneurship Week (E-Week) as thousands gathered for a variety of outstanding events. The week kicked off with a breakfast featuring Jamie Zulch, owner of Jamie's Seams to Fit & The Formal Detail, who discussed her small business startup.

  • 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 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.

  • 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 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 19, 2015 2:00 PMSummer Faculty Research Awards Announced
    The College of Business sees how critical it is for faculty to conduct scholarly research, so each year the College, along with the Supply Chain Management Institute, financially supports projects through Summer Research Awards. Members of the College’s Faculty Achievement Committee and Dean Raymond Braun are pleased to announce the following 2015 award winners and their research project titles:

  • May 18, 2015 1:45 PMDepartments Honor Their Top Graduating Seniors
    This spring, three departments in the College of Business honored their top graduating seniors. The Department of Management recognized the year’s outstanding graduating senior for each specialization. Recipients of the award are based on overall GPA, leadership in student professional organizations, campus or community organizations, co-op/internship experience and positive contributions to the respective programs. The 2015 winners include the following:

  • May 18, 2015 1:45 PMSeniors Attend Class Luncheon; Karl Vogt Winner Announced
    Graduating seniors gathered for their Graduation Luncheon and Time Capsule Ceremony with one last opportunity to enjoy conversations with their classmates. The seniors heard their “Last Lectures” from two professors they selected – Dr. Dan Klein, finance, and Dr. Mary Ellen Benedict, economics.

  • May 18, 2015 1:45 PMSupply Chain Institute Welcomes New Member Companies
    The Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI) at BGSU has a tradition of engaging the business community and cultivating strong relationships with supply chain professionals to enhance the field of supply chain and to connect BGSU students with supply chain recruiters. SCMI membership for 2015-2016 has grown to include 20 companies, including three new companies - Worthington Industries, Dana Holding Corporation, and United Technologies Aerospace Systems.

  • May 18, 2015 11:00 AMFaculty Honored for Excellence by Leadership Council
    The College of Business Leadership Council created Faculty Excellence Awards to recognize outstanding faculty accomplishments in teaching, engaging with industry to provide experiential learning, and using technology to improve learning outcomes. This was the second year for the Leadership Council to honor the outstanding contributions made by faculty to achieve the Council’s vision. The award selections were made by a committee from the Leadership Council.

  • May 18, 2015 10:30 AMFaculty Promotions Approved By BGSU Board of Trustees
    Congratulations to the following individuals promoted by the Board of Trustees. We appreciate their service to the University and their commitment to students.

  • 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 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 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 5, 2015 1:15 PMBest Wishes to Retiring Faculty
    The College of Business is saying goodbye to nine faculty at the end of this academic year due to changes in the State Teachers Retirement System’s structure. This is the third and last article in a series spotlighting faculty who are retiring from BGSU.

  • May 5, 2015 1:00 PMGraduating International Student Finds His “Home” is BGSU
    For graduating senior Pedro Petribu, no distance is ever too far to travel toward his dreams.

  • May 4, 2015 9:30 AMStudents Apply Services Marketing Concepts Through Real World Projects
    Each semester the Service Marketing Institute organizes a Service Blueprint Competition with students enrolled in Dr. Dwayne Gremler’s Service Marketing course (MKT 4050). Teams of students go out into the local community and find a services-oriented business or organization to study customer and employee interactions. Students prepare a detailed service blueprint as a graded assignment and have 10 minutes to present the highlights of their service blueprints and service improvement recommendations to a panel of judges.

  • May 4, 2015 9:30 AMStudents Demonstrate Prowess in “Spirited” Business Olympics
    To earn the coveted “Golden Tie” award and a prize, 20 teams of business students competed in the 3rd annual Business Olympics.

  • 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 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 7:30 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.

  • 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: 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: 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.

  • 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.

  • Apr 29, 2015 12:15 PMEmployers Impressed with Student Performance at Speed Interviews
    Business students at BGSU get workforce ready by preparing for job interviews as part of the marketing curriculum. Each semester students enrolled in the Introduction to Marketing (MKT 2010) course learn how to “sell” themselves with a two-minute “elevator pitch” to business employers in an event called Speed Interviews. This event is the highlight of the course which teaches students how to “package” themselves much like the concepts they learn through the course in marketing a product. They move from employer to employer after their two-minute pitch and three-minute employer feedback.

  • 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.

  • Apr 27, 2015 10:45 AMSales Education Foundation Names BGSU Among Top Sales Programs in U.S.
    In the upcoming 2015 edition of its annual publication, BGSU is named a “Top University Sales Program” by the Sales Education Foundation. According to the Foundation, these university programs are recognized for preparing students for careers in professional selling and helping to elevate the sales profession.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 4:37 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 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 10:30 AMExperts Advise How to Be a “Disruptive Force in Business” and Create Change
    With the largest audience since its inception twelve years ago, the Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship featured experts who presented their insights on how to challenge the status quo and be a disrupter that results in changing the way business is done.

  • Apr 16, 2015 11:00 AMStudent Marketing Chapter Among Best in the World Once Again
    They have done it again! For the second consecutive year, the BGSU chapter of the American Marketing Association has earned the Bronze Chapter Award. The Bronze status places our chapter in the top 5% of all chapters in the world (more than 350 chapters). This is also the tenth consecutive year the BGSU organization has been honored as an Outstanding AMA Chapter.

  • Apr 16, 2015 10:45 AMHigh School Business Teacher Has Passion for BGSU Business Program; One Reason is The Hatch
    Even though he is not a BGSU alum, high school business teacher Phil Forshey knows the quality of the business program at BGSU and encourages all of his students to enroll here, even his own daughters. Forshey teaches at Canton South High School in northeast Ohio, and “practices what he preaches.” His oldest daughter, Alivia, is currently a student at BGSU and his younger daughter, Savanna (“Vanni”), has been admitted to BGSU to study business in the fall.

  • Apr 16, 2015 9:30 AMStudents “Hatch” a Deal with Investors to Launch Startups
    The Stroh Center was packed with 3,500 cheering fans anxious to see which of the nine student entrepreneurs would convince Falcon Alumni Investors to fund their business ideas at The Hatch™. After presenting their business ideas “Shark Tank-” style, two of the Hatchlings were successful in obtaining investments and four others received investor support to “hatch” their proposed business venture.

  • 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 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 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 2:34 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 2:32 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 2:30 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 2:27 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 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 2:24 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 2:13 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 2:11 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 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 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 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 1:49 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 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 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 1:42 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 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 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 15, 2015 10:45 AMStudents “Sell” Their Way to National Sales Competition; Ludwig Finishes in the Top 12
    BGSU has a long tradition of excellence when competing against the best sales talent in the country at the National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC). The top two winners of the BGSU Sales Competition, Andrew Ludwig and Amy Wolf, competed at Kennesaw State University in Georgia April 7-10 and performed very well again this year. In fact, Ludwig earned his way into the semifinal round and placed in the top 12 out of 147 students who competed for the national title.

  • Apr 15, 2015 12:00 AMRobert Kruse’ 49
    Robert Kruse has spent his whole life thinking about cars. The 88-year-old entrepreneur has worked for top-selling dealerships all over the U.S., from Ohio to Minnesota to Washington state, but there’s one car he’ll never forget — his first.

  • Apr 14, 2015 1:45 PMRetiring Faculty Provided Years of Teaching Excellence
    The College of Business will say farewell to nine faculty at the end of this academic year due to changes in the State Teachers Retirement System’s structure. This is the second article in a series spotlighting faculty who are retiring from BGSU.

  • Apr 14, 2015 12:45 PMMarketing Alumni Return to Campus to Reconnect and Network
    Marketing Alumni Day started three years ago with a one-day event for marketing department alumni to return to campus and network with fellow alums as well as current students. It has been such a success that it expanded to a two-day event and includes more networking opportunities.

  • Apr 14, 2015 12:00 PMMOD Program Contributes to Professional’s Career Success
    Ben Blanquera, Vice President of Growth Hacking for Pillar Technology, is a business and community leader in Columbus, Ohio. He has spent decades being a change agent and accelerator in roles such as: Vice President of Information Services, curator of Columbus Startup Digest, and founder of TechLife Ohio.

  • Apr 14, 2015 11:45 AMBGSU College of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation
    The College of Business at Bowling Green State University has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

  • Apr 14, 2015 11:45 AMFirst Two Annual National Investor Awards Go to BGSU Finance Alumni
    Another BGSU finance alumnus has won a prestigious national award that honors the most outstanding and innovative Corporate Plan Sponsors in North America. Neil Roache ‘96, Vice President, Investment Strategy and Private Markets for Exelon Corp. in Chicago, was the winner of the 2nd Annual Investor Intelligence Award for Alpha Generation. The first year’s winner of this award was BGSU alumnus Leo Svoboda ’08, senior portfolio manager, UPS Group Trust.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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.

  • 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 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.

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

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

  • Mar 17, 2015 3:30 PMMichael McGranaghan Honored by University For Outstanding Achievements
    Bowling Green State University honored one accomplished graduate from each of the seven colleges at the 2015 BGSU College Alumni Awards held March 7. Michael McGranaghan, a 1980 business graduate, was the alumnus recognized for the College of Business. In a career at Johnson and Johnson spanning more than 32 years, McGranaghan made significant contributions to the enterprise, including senior finance leadership roles in each segment of the business as well as procurement.

  • Mar 17, 2015 3:30 PMNew Peer Leaders Chosen to Transition Incoming Freshman Class
    After its inaugural year, the College of Business Peer Leader Program is a huge success. Twenty-five Peer Leaders went through four hours of training and made contact with incoming freshmen over the summer and continued their mentoring role throughout the academic year.

  • Mar 17, 2015 3:15 PMCollege of Business Has Several Faculty Members Retiring; Three in Marketing
    With changes to the State Teachers Retirement System’s benefit structure, the College of Business will see nine faculty retire this year. Over the next three issues of Biz News, we will provide brief summaries about these dedicated and inspirational teachers who have had a positive impact on the students.

  • Mar 17, 2015 3:00 PMBGSU Finance Team Finishes Third in National Competition
    BGSU has another team of students that finished among the top colleges and universities. Business students Alex Batt and James Knippen represented BGSU in the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals (FSP) 2015 Industry Issues Competition. The competition offers colleges and universities the chance to explore important hot topics in the financial services profession. The critical issue of this year’s competition was “Career Evolution…How Did You Begin, Where Are You Now, and Where Do You Expect to Wind Up?” The finalists were selected from written submissions exploring three professional career paths and the top teams presented at the FSP Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

  • Mar 17, 2015 3:00 PMDr. Gremler Named Distinguished Teaching Professor
    Business students at BGSU have the benefit of learning from faculty who are world-renowned for their expertise. These dedicated faculty members share their insight and research with their students and have received recognition for their teaching excellence.

  • 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 17, 2015 10:00 AMNew Theme Community Created for Business Students
    Coming to college can be a stressful time by leaving friends and family behind and finding new friends that have similar interests. BGSU has established a number of Learning Communities in residence halls to help in the transition and build a sense of “community” amongst the residents. Now freshmen and sophomores who are interested in studying business have the opportunity to live with other business students in a new theme community called The Business District.

  • Mar 16, 2015 4:00 PMFourteen Students Chosen to Become Student Ambassadors
    The College of Business Student Ambassador Program utilizes a select group of knowledgeable, motivated, and enthusiastic student leaders to assist the dean and the College with engaging business alumni, current students, and prospective students. Student Ambassadors represent the College at events both on- and off-campus.

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 9, 2015 2:30 PMCollege Loses Retired Economics Professor
    The College lost a retired faculty member and former chair of the economics department last month. J. David Reed, professor of economics, taught at BGSU for 37 years and served as chair for 8 years. He was hired in 1968 and appointed a full professor of economics in 1978. Dr. Reed retired from the University in 2005. During his tenure at BGSU, he traveled overseas where he helped to establish the environmental economic policy in Estonia.

  • 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 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 23, 2015 10:30 AMStudent Case Competition Team Headed to APICS District Semifinals
    The BGSU student team from the Department of Management qualified to advance to the semifinal round of the 2015 APICS-Mid-Atlantic District Student Case Competition – The Fresh Connection.

  • 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 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 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?

  • 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 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 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 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.

  • Feb 18, 2015 8:30 AMBusiness Career Day Prepares Students to Find Their Dream Job
    Students came away with valuable resume and interviewing advice after attending the Business Career Accelerator’s Business Career Day, held the day before BGSU’s Spring EXPO Job and Internship Fair. Business Career Day kicked off with a panel of six employers answering student questions regarding what they look for when recruiting employees.

  • 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 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 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 10:30 AMCorporate Executives to Present at Alma Mater’s Women in Leadership Event
    Some of the thousands of Bowling Green State University graduates take a career path that leads them to executive roles in high-profile corporations, and they drive these companies to success. These highly motivated business executives often return to campus and share their valuable insights with students, faculty, and the business community. This year’s Women in Leadership event on March 27 is an opportunity to learn from our outstanding alums.

  • Feb 16, 2015 1:15 PMHundreds Attend Supply Chain Management Spring Networking Dinner
    More than 300 students, faculty, staff, and supply chain professionals attended the Spring Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI) Networking Dinner, held jointly with the Institute for Supply Management NAPM - Toledo. The University’s SCMI hosts a networking dinner for member companies and students the evening prior to BGSU’s EXPO Job and Internship Fair.

  • Feb 16, 2015 12:30 PMAlumnus Uses Business Expertise to Launch Nonprofit For Advanced Cancer Patients
    We usually think of entrepreneurs as business school graduates that launch for-profit businesses, but a 1997 BGSU marketing graduate was faced with a profound, life-changing experience that led him to use his business expertise, marketing savvy, and passion to launch a nonprofit organization in 2012. Troy Haslinger founded a nonprofit called Life Is Good No Matter What to honor his 39-year-old sister, Holly, who died from colon cancer, leaving behind a husband and three children.

  • 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 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 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.

  • Feb 12, 2015 12:30 PMDallas-Hamilton Newsletter
    Greetings from the Dallas-Hamilton Center (DHC) for Entrepreneurial Leadership at Bowling Green State University! We are pleased to bring you our inaugural newsletter highlighting our recent accomplishments.

  • 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 4, 2015 9:00 AMA Week of Celebrating Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    April 7 through 11 is a week packed with events to celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship. New entrepreneurs, seasoned entrepreneurs, and yet-to-become entrepreneurs will be part of this celebration.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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 27, 2015 8:45 AMManagement Professor Elected to Lead International Business Organization in Midwest
    Dr. Man Zhang , associate professor of international business in the Department of Management, was elected president of the Academy of International Business (AIB)-U.S. Midwest Chapter. Dr. Zhang has been involved with AIB-Midwest since 2008. She served in different executive positions in this chapter, including secretary and program chair.

  • Jan 26, 2015 1:00 PMInnovation Celebrated During Global Entrepreneurship Week
    Agribusiness is one of the largest industries in northwest Ohio and it has a positive impact that stretches across the globe. Innovation in agribusiness as well as supply chain and logistics topics were part of the day’s celebration in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week.

  • 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.”

  • 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 20, 2015 2:00 PMUniversity Honors 1982 Business Graduate for Distinguished Achievements
    Alicia Fernandez-Mott did not take the traditional route to becoming successful. As a mono-lingual Spanish speaking first grader in a Texas school district that only spoke English, Fernandez-Mott dropped out of school in the 10th grade, traveling around the country as a migrant agricultural worker. She later received her general equivalency diploma at age 30 and enrolled and graduated from BGSU with a business degree at the age of 38.

  • Jan 20, 2015 12:30 PMRecruitment for Fall Enrollment Shows Strong Results; College of Business Day is January 23
    With strong recruitment efforts continuing, the College is seeing an increased number of applications for fall 2015 with high school students who are performing academically higher. Applications from prospective students, and housing deposits are up in the College of Business compared to 2014.

  • Jan 20, 2015 10:00 AMBusiness Analytics Symposium Helps Businesses Benefit From Big Data
    Companies learned how they can transform their organizations into data science-driven enterprises at the Business Analytics Symposium hosted by the College of Business Center for Business Analytics on October 17 in Olscamp Hall 101. “Big Data” has become an important buzz word for business executives who are taking data and learning how to utilize it so they can make better decisions.

  • 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 16, 2015 1:30 PMBGSU Alumnus to Lead California’s Business Development Efforts in China
    Ken Petrilla’s renowned international banking experience has led to California Governor Jerry Brown selecting him to lead his state’s business development efforts with China. Petrilla was recently named the executive director of the California-China Office of Trade and Investment, an agency Governor Brown created in conjunction with the Bay Area Council in 2013 to serve as a central office for California companies interested in entering or expanding in China as well as promoting and facilitating Chinese investment into California. According to a statement, the governor’s senior jobs advisor says Petrilla is “one of the most experienced international banking executives in California.”

  • Jan 16, 2015 1:15 PMCBA Rewards Point Program Continues to Engage Students; New Top Prize Added
    The intent of the College of Business Rewards Point Program is to motivate students to engage with the College through participating in designated activities and rewarding students with a prize depending on the number of points accumulated. After two and a half years, the results of the CBA Rewards Point Program continue to be highly successful.

  • Jan 16, 2015 1:00 PMPresident at Nationwide’s Property and Casualty Division is 1986 BGSU Grad
    Graduates from Bowling Green State University’s business program continue to go beyond business as usual and successfully lead highly notable companies. Their keen business expertise and strong leadership abilities have led to promotions to executive roles. Amy Shore is one of those BGSU graduates with nearly three decades of senior leadership experience and was recently promoted to president of Nationwide Insurance Property and Casualty Distribution – Exclusive.

  • Jan 16, 2015 1:00 PMSultz Honored with Financial Executive International Award
    Chad Sultz is a senior finance and accounting student who was selected to receive the Toledo Chapter’s Financial Executive International (FEI) Award. Sultz is a 4.0 student from Fremont, Ohio, who is working this semester as a tax intern with Rehmann and will work at Cooper Tire this summer. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in August, Sultz will enter the BGSU Master of Accountancy program in the fall.

  • 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.

  • 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 13, 2015 2:00 PMHatchlings Selected for The Hatch 2015
    Eighty student applications were narrowed to ten of the best business ideas to compete for investor funding in The Hatch™ 2015. The Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership announced the 10 Hatchlings at the Global Entrepreneurship Week event on November 20. These Hatchlings are paired with an Alumni Mentor to make a business presentation in April to a panel of Falcon Investors in an event similar to the hit television show “Shark Tank.”

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Arts/ESHP
    What will I do after graduation? It’s a big question faced by every student. It’s a particularly pressing question for art students, who after completing their studies often don't have well-defined career paths available to them. Tim Smith, President of the Medici Circle, a group that has long supported School of Art students and programs, recognized the problem and decided to do something about it.

  • 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.

  • BGSU names Kielmeyer chief marketing and communications officer
    Bowling Green State University has chosen an experienced professional to lead its Office of Marketing and Communications. Dave Kielmeyer has been named chief marketing and communications officer, President Mary Ellen Mazey announced July 6.

  • 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.

  • Bioethics Bowl Team makes it to Elite Eight

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Chaplains group honors Pargament
    Dr. Kenneth Pargament, professor emeritus of psychology, was presented the 2015 Distinguished Service Award on June 6 by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) during the organization’s annual conference, In Louisville, KY.

  • Class of 2019 Begins College Education
    The College of Business is excited to welcome another incoming freshman class. The Class of 2019 is larger than last year’s, an increase of more than ten percent.

  • Fraternity Leadership Paves the Way to Success

  • Is fat the sixth taste?
    High-fat foods are known for their textures—the smooth, creamy feel of ice cream or the crunch of a crispy French fry. The fatty acids in high-fat foods may also possess a taste. If so, is the ability to detect fatty acids in foods associated with weight problems? As obesity levels around the world continue to rise, researchers are looking for causes. Dr. Robin Tucker-Falconer is part of a team that explored whether people’s ability to taste fatty acids was related to their weight status.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Tourist attraction
    The new wealth being generated in China has resulted in a surge of interest in tourism, both at home and abroad. At the same time, increasing numbers of Americans are visiting China.