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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Feb 13, 2015 7:15 AMWinning Ways
    Dan DeSalvo sensed the expectations the first time he entered the BGSU Ice Arena as a Falcon, but he also was comfortable in a place where mediocrity is not part of the vernacular, where his role would be to help put the luster back on one of the University’s most decorated programs.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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