Dec 1, 2011 11:40 AM: Volunteers, projects needed for day of service
When Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was declared a national holiday, Congress called it a “day on, not a day off.” In this spirit, Bowling Green State University is hoping to engage more than 500 students, faculty and staff in community service to honor King.
Dec 1, 2011 11:38 AM: Dec. 9 to be BGSU evening of the arts
Art will be the focus at Bowling Green State University on Dec. 9 with the gala opening of the Wolfe Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. and the annual Arts X extravaganza from 6-10 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center.
Dec 2, 2011 11:34 AM: Mazey installed as 11th president of BGSU
Surrounded by family, friends and the University community, Dr. Mary Ellen Mazey was formally installed as the 11th president of Bowling Green State University on Dec. 2 in a ceremony at the Stroh Center.
Dec 11, 2011 11:29 AM: Study examines family formations
For many, an important marker of adulthood is forming a family, whether it’s having a child, getting married or cohabiting with a romantic partner. Researchers at Bowling Green State University’s National Center for Family and Marriage Research’s (NCFMR) say a majority (61 percent) of young adults have formed a family by age 25.
Dec 8, 2011 11:26 AM: BGSU to hold commencement ceremonies
Bowling Green State University will hold fall commencement exercises in the Stroh Center on Friday, Dec. 16, and Saturday, Dec. 17. The University’s 272nd graduation will see 994 students receiving diplomas, including 180 from the Graduate College.
Dec 19, 2011 11:19 AM: BGSU acquires Vincent Douglas Nickerson Collection
The Historical Collections of the Great Lakes (HCGL), part of the Center for Archival Collections at the Bowling Green State University Libraries, has recently received a donation of the Vincent Douglas Nickerson Collection of Great Lakes marine art. The collection includes more than 300 original vessel drawings dating from 1880 to 1910. It is one of the most, if not the most, extensive body of work of a Great Lakes marine artist in a public institution, said HCGL Archivist Robert Graham.
Dec 19, 2011 11:17 AM: Kids’ Tech University now enrolling
Registration is under way for Kids’ Tech University at Bowling Green State University. Kids ages 9-12 are invited to explore science through hands-on learning, starting Jan. 21.
Nov 1, 2011 1:41 PM: High-tech clothing, theatre design topics
Imagine a garment that can stiffen to a thin protective shell as one enters a crowded subway, or a dress that gradually changes to a more flattering color as one moves through sunlight to incandescent or fluorescent light.
Nov 1, 2011 1:40 PM: BGSU exceeds expectations on graduation rate
Bowling Green State University is among a group of national universities that outperform expectations for student graduation rates. According to U.S. News and World Report, BGSU’s actual vs. expected graduation rate puts it in the top five of similar public universities nationwide, including Penn State, Michigan State and Illinois State universities.
Nov 2, 2011 1:38 PM: Silk soymilk founder, alumnus returns to BGSU
Natural foods pioneer and Bowling Green State University alumnus Steve Demos will be back on campus Nov. 7 for a presentation hosted by the College of Business Administration. “A Conversation with Silk Soymilk Founder Steve Demos” is at 4:30 p.m. in 202B Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Nov 3, 2011 1:35 PM: BGSU researchers harness power of genome institute
A project by three Bowling Green State University biologists and a colleague is expected to unleash a virtual tsunami of information that will be usable for years to come not only by them but also by scientists worldwide studying greenhouse gases and lake ecosystems.
Nov 3, 2011 1:33 PM: First-time divorce rate tied to education, race
New research from the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) at Bowling Green State University shows there is substantial variation in the first-time divorce rate when it is broken down by race and education. But, there is also evidence that a college degree has a protective effect against divorce among all races.
Nov 3, 2011 1:31 PM: Transition Expo helps students with disabilities
Bowling Green State University will host the Postsecondary Transition Expo for students with disabilities and their parents, educators and transition providers from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Nov 4, 2011 1:28 PM: BGSU remains a ‘best for vets’
The numbers are in and Bowling Green State University has moved up in the rankings of the 2011 Best for Vets: Colleges in Military Times EDGE. BGSU was ranked 24th among four-year institutions, improving considerably on last year’s ranking of 77th.
Nov 4, 2011 1:25 PM: Falcon Marching Band brings its big sound inside
Bowling Green State University’s Falcon Marching Band will present ”The Best of Times,” its annual “Sounds of the Stadium” concert, at 3 p.m. Nov. 13 in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.
Nov 7, 2011 1:23 PM: BGSU Festival Series continues with New York Voice
The Bowling Green State University Festival Series welcomes Grammy Award-winning vocal jazz ensemble New York Voices, in concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 19 in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.
Nov 8, 2011 1:21 PM: BGSU to rededicate military memorial
November is a time of anniversaries and remembrance for Bowling Green State University’s Air Force (AFROTC) and Army ROTC. They will commemorate fallen BGSU alumni and former students with the rededication of a campus memorial on Saturday (Nov. 12). In addition, AFROTC Detachment 620 will celebrate its 60th anniversary and BGSU Army ROTC its 63rd anniversary at the 60th annual joint military ball on Nov. 18.
Nov 8, 2011 1:19 PM: Author of ‘The New Jim Crow’ to speak at BGSU
In “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” Dr. Michelle Alexander says the “War on Drugs” and “tough on crime” policies of the last 30 years have created a generation of young, black men under the control of the criminal justice system.
Nov 11, 2011 1:16 PM: Guldbeck’s ‘Presence’ displayed in New York
Among the lush and leafy hills of upstate New York, painter Mille Guldbeck has found a compatible forum in which to share her art — or rather the forum has found her. An associate professor of art at Bowling Green State University, Guldbeck last year received support to create a body of work to be shown at Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. — the 19th-century country estate of Samuel Morse, portrait painter, founder of the National Academy of Design and inventor of the telegraph and the Morse Code. His estate today is a museum, gallery and nature preserve.
Nov 11, 2011 1:14 PM: BGSU welcomes future scientists at Kids’ Tech
Why are tomatoes red? What can fossils tell us about the past and future of our planet? Kids’ Tech University at Bowling Green State University is designed to let kids explore scientific concepts through hands-on activities as they discover more about the world and nature.