Jan 29, 2015 1:41 PM: BGSU biologists lead project to protect Sandusky city water supply
Bowling Green State University biologists will launch a study of harmful algal blooms in Sandusky Bay this spring as part of an overall $2 million Lake Erie water quality initiative by the Ohio Board of Regents.
Jan 26, 2015 6:00 AM: Constructing 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 AM: Giving 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 PM: Master of criminal justice online program nationally ranked
Bowling Green State University’s master’s of criminal justice online program is one of the best in the country according to U.S. News and World Report.
Jan 19, 2015 7:00 AM: BGSU 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 AM: Wanted: Data science professionals
Bowling Green State University is offering students with math and computer aptitude a new undergraduate program in data science. A limited number of $5,000 renewable scholarships are still available to help incoming freshmen get started on their degrees. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is March 31.
Jan 14, 2015 2:50 PM: Mentor. 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 AM: BGSU continues trend of being ‘Best for Vets’
When it comes to offering the on-campus support and flexibility that veterans and active duty military personnel require when attending college, Bowling Green State University is once again one of the top choices in the country.
Jan 12, 2015 7:00 AM: #MACtion
As the new assistant commissioner for communications and social media of the Mid-American Conference (MAC), Jeremy Guy ’03 has spent countless hours contributing to the front office operations. He graduated from BGSU with a degree in sport management, communications and marketing and has instantly made an impact on the collegiate sport industry.
Jan 12, 2015 7:00 AM: Exploring sacred moments in therapy
Research shows spiritual connection between therapists and clients play crucial role
Jan 8, 2015 10:47 AM: BGSU 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 AM: Lu 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.
Oct 17, 2014 4:01 PM: Zombies stalk the BGSU stage in ‘Night of the Living Dead’
The dead rise up in the iconic 1968 film “Night of the Living Dead.” They rise again onstage at BGSU Oct. 23-26 in a BGSU theater production.
Apr 17, 2014 10:07 AM: BGSU to host Summer Music Institute 2014
Bowling Green State University’s critically acclaimed Summer Music Institute is open for registration. Presented by the College of Musical Arts, the institute features seven weeklong sessions, ranging from woodwinds to voice, brass and musical theater. Students will work with BGSU music faculty and guest artists who will challenge and inspire in a college setting. Register before April 30 for $50 off the registration fee.
Apr 25, 2014 11:34 AM: BGSU 2014-15 Festival Series will wow the crowd
The Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts has announced the performers for the 2014-15 Festival Series. Performers range from elite ensembles to rousing soloists.
To Thine Own Self Be Amused
The award-winning Improvised Shakespeare Company has toured the world over and now sets its sights on Bowling Green State University. The company will enthrall audiences at 8 p.m. April 5 in Kobacker Hall as part of the College of Musical Arts Festival Series.
Dec 4, 2014 7:00 AM: Dietetics program uses social media to boost learning
You might find dietetics students tweeting in Carrie Hamady’s classes, but far from casual conversations with friends, their Twitter chats are responses to their assigned readings and interactions with Hamady or even other professionals in the field. Hamady and her colleagues in the dietetics program have incorporated the social media form into their classwork and professional development.
Dec 21, 2014 12:15 AM: Class of 2014 Success Stories: A deeper understanding of global needs
Kevin McClellan ’14 is a Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellow who just received his MA in Cross-Cultural & International Education (MACIE) — including a public health cognate — that builds upon his education and food security work with the Peace Corps and Red Cross in West Africa.
Dec 21, 2014 12:15 AM: Class of 2014 Success Stories: Focused on Success
Nothing was going to prevent Aaren Westmoreland from earning a college degree. While the chips may have been stacked against him four years ago, the Dayton native set a goal to be the first in his family to earn a college degree, and on Dec. 19 he will achieve that goal.
Dec 21, 2014 12:15 AM: Embracing the Unexpected
Jennifer Higdon’s life has been full of surprises. The BGSU alumna and composer admitted during her commencement address on Dec. 19 that much of her success, both personally and professionally, would likely have never happened had she stuck with her original plan at the University to become a professional flutist.
Dec 21, 2014 12:15 AM: Class of 2014 Success Stories: Building a strong leader
Anyone who has come into contact with Hannah Burkhart knows how much she loves being a Falcon. The successful English education major in the Honors College can’t say enough about how thankful she is for her education and the time she spent at BGSU.
Dec 21, 2014 12:15 AM: The “four R’s” to success
Eileen O’Neill ’90 said she can trace her enormous success to the “four R’s”—relationships, responsibility, risk taking and working “really, really hard.” O’Neill, the brains behind such hit shows as “19 Kids and Counting” and “The Little Couple,” truly paid her dues to reach her current position of Global Group President of Discovery Studios. O’Neill was the BGSU commencement speaker Dec. 20 and also received an honorary doctorate.
Dec 18, 2014 10:45 AM: Bowling Green named one of the ‘Best College Towns in America’
When students arrive at Bowling Green State University, they will find it’s part of a city that is safe, affordable and provides a number of personal and professional opportunities. These amenities are part of the reason financial website WalletHub recently named Bowling Green one of the “Best College Towns in America.”
Dec 15, 2014 9:15 AM: BGSU Firelands College Theatre receives accolades
The BGSU Firelands College Theatre program recently received multiple accolades through the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for its recent production of “Gruesome Playground Injuries.”
Dec 15, 2014 9:15 AM: Architecture students build on BGSU-city partnership
The partnership between BGSU and the city of Bowling Green provided a real-world experience for students in the University’s Architecture and Environmental Design Department.
Dec 15, 2014 9:15 AM: Mazey fellowship fuels graduate student’s research
Like the proverbial canary in the coalmine, crayfish can tell us a lot about the state and safety of our environment. Sara Lahman, a Ph.D. student in sensory ecology from Delta, Ohio, is researching how altering an organism’s environment can affect its ability to extract and respond to information, using the crayfish as her test subject.
Dec 18, 2014 7:00 AM: Class of 2014 Success Stories: When Reality Strikes
Her lifelong dreams revolved around music. She sat first chair flute in the top band at Ohio’s Stowe-Monroe Falls High School and she was accepted into BGSU’s nationally recognized College of Music to study music education. Kimberly Lewis thought she was right on track to achieve her goals.
Dec 18, 2014 7:00 AM: Class of 2014 Success Stories: Firelands student earns degree at 37
Nicki Chavarria’s path to a college diploma was certainly not typical. As a 37-year-old student, many would think her chances of success were less than average, but every morning she woke up for class she had two great reasons to push forward—her daughters. On Dec. 19, she will graduate from BGSU Firelands with a degree in social work.
Dec 18, 2014 7:00 AM: Class of 2014 Success Stories: A sacrifice for education
From a very young age, Marvin Njoroge’s parents instilled in him the importance of education. Njoroge, who is from Kenya, credits his success to the sacrifices made by his parents. He will graduate from the College of Business Administration on Dec. 19 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics as well as a Master of Arts in Economics.
Dec 15, 2014 9:15 AM: BGSU alumnus’ donation to support international opportunities for students
A Bowling Green State University alumnus has committed an additional $100,000 to expand international opportunities for students at the University.
Dec 15, 2014 9:08 AM: BGSU to hold commencement Friday, Saturday
Nearly a thousand students will begin 2015 as graduates of Bowling Green State University. During BGSU’s 281st commencement exercises in the Stroh Center, at 7 p.m. Friday (Dec. 19) and 10 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 20), 965 diplomas will be awarded, including associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.
Dec 8, 2014 7:00 AM: Former president Ribeau to present at MLK Jr. celebration
Former BGSU President Sidney A. Ribeau will return to campus Jan. 20 to present remarks at the University’s 2015 celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.