Feb 28, 2012 4:06 PM: Wine, emotions flow in ‘The Garden of the World’
A seed planted in Bowling Green State University author Dr. Lawrence Coates’s mind while he was researching his first book has grown into his latest, and third, work of historical fiction. Published Feb. 28 by University of Nevada Press, “The Garden of the World” follows the fortunes of the Tourneau family of vintners in California’s Santa Clara Valley in the early part of the century.
Feb 27, 2012 4:07 PM: Wikipedia experience sparks national debate
Dr. Tim Messer-Kruse never thought his attempts to update a Wikipedia page would ignite a lively debate across the country about the merits of the online encyclopedia.
Feb 27, 2012 4:10 PM: BGSU takes Best of Show in advertising awards
For the second year in a row, Bowling Green State University earned a Best of Show award at the Addy Awards held Feb. 23. Hosted by the Advertising Club of Toledo, the annual event recognizes creativity in marketing, advertising and publications.
Feb 27, 2012 4:11 PM: Celebrate Women’s History Month at BGSU
Covering Women: Journalism, Politics and Activism is the theme of this year’s busy Women’s History Month celebration at Bowling Green State University.
Feb 23, 2012 4:11 PM: Journalism major gets real world experience
The last two years have been an eye-opening experience for Alesia Hill, a Bowling Green State University senior from Pickerington majoring in journalism. Hill was picked to participate in the LIN Media Minority Scholar and Training Program in 2010 and is nearing the end of her two-year internship period. Winners receive scholarship money, paid internships at LIN Media television stations and a job after graduation.
Feb 23, 2012 4:12 PM: Digital archive captures a pivotal quarter century
A new online archive of materials available through the Bowling Green State University Libraries transports users to the world of 1950-75, giving a vivid feel for what it was like to be alive in Europe and America during that era. Captured in photos, videos and print material is a time of extremes – from the relative comfort and complacency of the post-war years, before the time of computers and credit cards, to the violence and high emotion of Vietnam and the civil rights movement. Boundaries were being stretched and broken everywhere, in art as in life.
Feb 16, 2012 4:12 PM: Popular Culture Library receives donation
Their names aren’t familiar today, but in the early part of the 20th century Frederick Irving Anderson, George Randolph Chester and Leonard Nason were considered three of the most popular writers of the time.
Feb 10, 2013 4:12 PM: Finding love has no expiration date
People may think that online dating is only for the young, but individuals over the age of 60 are the fastest growing demographic in online dating. However, they may be looking for different qualities in their relationships than their younger counterparts.
Feb 10, 2012 4:13 PM: Stroh Center recognized for sustainability
Bowling Green State University’s Stroh Center is now part of a select list of sustainable and innovative buildings that are Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified. The building was awarded LEED Gold status by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute. This is BGSU’s first LEED-certified building.
Feb 9, 2012 4:13 PM: Employee, alumna receive 2012 Milestones Award
Two women with ties to Bowling Green State University have been honored with a 2012 Milestones Award from the YWCA of Northwest Ohio. Anita Serda, administrative assistant in the Office of Student Retention, won for the arts and alumna Margaret Danziger was recognized for the sciences.
Feb 7, 2012 4:14 PM: New discovery regarding origins of ancient mosaics
Research conducted by Dr. Stephanie Langin-Hooper, of Bowling Green State University (BGSU), and Dr. Rebecca Molholt, of Brown University, may shed new light on the origin of 12 pieces of ancient mosaics in BGSU’s art collection.
Feb 7, 2012 4:14 PM: Russian folk performers to give free shows
Experience the color and energy of traditional Russian folk dance and music during the Golden Gates Russian Folk Music and Dance Troupe’s visit to the Bowling Green State University and BGSU Firelands campuses next week. The troupe will present two free family concerts, plus workshops and class visits.
Feb 6, 2012 4:15 PM: Julianne Malveaux to give Black History Month talk
College president, labor economist, columnist, noted author and thought leader — all these terms apply to Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Bowling Green State University’s Black History Month speaker. Malveaux will give a free talk on “Surviving and Thriving” at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Feb 6, 2012 4:15 PM: Pro Musica hosts fifth annual Coffee and Classics
Pro Musica will host its fifth annual “Coffee and Classics” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 11) in the atrium of the Wood County District Public Library at 215 N. Main Street in downtown Bowling Green.
Feb 6, 2012 4:15 PM: BGSU pianist honors John Cage at concert
The audience at Thomas Rosenkranz’s free, 3 p.m. piano concert Feb. 19 in the Toledo Museum of Art’s Great Gallery will hear the instrument played in a different way. Rosenkranz, an assistant professor of piano at Bowling Green State University, will perform “Sonatas and Interludes” by renowned American composer John Cage using Cage’s “prepared piano” technique.
Feb 3, 2012 4:16 PM: Strike a pose
A record of American and international fashion, culture and society from the turn of the 20th century to today is now at the fingertips of Bowling Green State University faculty, staff and students. University Libraries recently acquired the Vogue Archive database, a complete, searchable archive of American Vogue from the first issue in 1892 to the present.
Feb 2, 2012 4:16 PM: Rudisill studying Indian film dance as Fulbright scholar
While the United States is just beginning to enjoy television shows like “Dancing with the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” they have been popular in India since 1995, says Dr. Kristen Rudisill, an assistant professor of popular culture at Bowling Green State University. Rudisill left in January to spend six months as a Fulbright scholar in Chennai, India, to study the world of “film dance” competitions, an integral part of the Bollywood film industry as well as popular television.
Feb 2, 2012 4:16 PM: BGSU Opera Gala launches new Wolfe Center for the Arts
Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts presents an Opera Gala as the first musical performance in the newly opened Wolfe Center for the Arts. The program begins at 8 p.m. on Feb. 24 and Feb. 25 in the Thomas and Kathleen Donnell Theatre.
Feb 1, 2012 4:17 PM: BGSU celebrates Black History Month
Bowling Green State University kicks off Black History Month with the Black Issues Conference and other events to celebrate aspects of African-American life.