Oct 24, 2014 4:14 PM: Alumna, arts patron Mary Wolfe dies at 82
Bowling Green State University is saddened to learn of the death of Mary Wolfe ’68, on Oct. 23. She was an alumna, a former art history faculty member and gallery director and, with her husband, Frederic (Fritz), a longtime and generous supporter of the arts at BGSU and around the region.
Oct 24, 2014 10:57 AM: BGSU joins effort to help those in need
BGSU is getting behind the Wood County United Way and Northwest Ohio Community Shares campaign this year in a big way, said co-chairs Jill Carr, vice president for student affairs, and Sara Bushong, dean of the University Libraries.
Oct 24, 2014 10:57 AM: ‘Ireland Medal’ bestowed on Langendorfer for water-safety contributions
Dr. Stephen Langendorfer of Bowling Green State University has built an international reputation as an expert on water safety and developmental aquatics through his writing, editorial and service work to prevent drownings. Recently he crossed the Atlantic to receive a special honor in Ireland. During his trip he also gave seven presentations in Ireland, Poland and Spain.
Oct 23, 2014 7:00 AM: BGSU captures double silver in CASE Awards
BGSU has many stories to tell and much information to share with current and prospective students, faculty, staff, alumni, retirees, parents and the external community.
Oct 22, 2014 2:24 PM: BGSU tops in Ohio in helping disadvantaged students graduate, minimize debt
When it comes to helping disadvantaged students graduate and start a career with solid financial footing, BGSU is tops in Ohio and one of the best in the region.
Oct 21, 2014 3:51 PM: BGSU math education faculty equip Ohio teachers to address Common Core
Drs. Jonathan Bostic and Gabriel Matney traded their Bowling Green State University campus classrooms this summer to work with public school teachers in their home districts, preparing them to address the new Common Core State Standards for math. The two mathematics education faculty from the College of Education and Human Development have partnered to provide professional development in schools since 2012.
Oct 20, 2014 7:00 AM: The Hansen Music Fellowship Program
To attract the brightest students, universities traditionally offer the best scholarships. But when it comes to convincing top music students to choose BGSU over, say, Julliard or Indiana University, even the most generous academic and music scholarships are no longer enough. Dr. DuWayne and Dorothy ’62, ’69 Hansen hope their initiative for the most talented music students will be too good to refuse.
Oct 20, 2014 7:00 AM: Freddie and Frieda find true love
Hair matted, dripping with sweat, exhausted — not exactly the ideal shape to be in when meeting your future spouse. But those were the circumstances that sparked an early connection between 2008-09 Freddie and Frieda Falcon mascots Brendan Carroll and Courtney Hollister. Six years later, they're getting married.
Oct 15, 2014 3:00 PM: Former president Paul Olscamp dies at 77
Dr. Paul Olscamp, 77, died Oct. 14 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The eighth president of Bowling Green State University, Olscamp became president in 1982, succeeding Hollis Moore, who died in office. He served 13 years as president, retiring in 1995.
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.
Oct 17, 2014 3:59 PM: Unveiling, national speaker to mark Silent Witness commemoration
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Women’s Center will host the unveiling of the 2014 collection of the northwest Ohio chapter of the Silent Witness Project.
Oct 16, 2014 7:00 AM: BGSU rallies to provide sports for special needs youth
RallyCap Sports, a recreational sports program providing children and young adults with special needs the opportunity to participate in sports, is holding its kickoff event at the University from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Perry Field House.
Oct 9, 2014 1:25 PM: Seeing, perception focus of James Elkins talk at BGSU
When a human and a lion look out over a landscape, or view an antelope, do they see the same things? How do they each interpret what they see?
Oct 13, 2014 7:00 AM: Students immerse themselves in history
A small mob broke out in Prout Chapel recently, disrupting the procedures of New York’s Provincial Congress. The crowd agitated loudly while Judge Robert Livingston, a wealthy landowner, attempted to keep order as the assembly prepared to vote on whether to declare independence.
Oct 13, 2014 7:30 AM: Weighing in with Karen Miller-Kovach
It’s the diet that has helped millions of people lose weight effectively and has been rated the best plan for weight loss by U.S. News & World Report. BGSU graduate Karen Miller-Kovach, ’77, is the lead researcher behind the Weight Watchers POINTS® and PointsPlus® systems.
Oct 9, 2014 7:00 AM: John Saddlemire to speak on his father’s student affairs legacy
The University will welcome alumnus Dr. John Saddlemire, vice president for student affairs at Bryant University, to campus Oct. 17 to present the 25th annual Saddlemire Lecture in Student Affairs, named after his father, the late Gerald L. Saddlemire. The free lecture, “Would Jerry Tweet? Transmitting the Saddlemire Ethic,” will take place from 10-11 a.m. in 308 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Oct 9, 2014 7:00 AM: Legends Series - Lynn Whitney: ‘Make It Small, See the Silver’
Photographer Lynn Whitney has spent most of her life paying attention and documenting what she sees on film. Whitney, head of the photography division in the School of Art, will reflect on her body of work and her philosophy in a talk called “Make It Small, See the Silver.”
Oct 9, 2014 10:44 AM: BGSU research highlights surge in older divorces and other unexpected trends
The Council on Contemporary Families released a three-part online symposium Oct. 8 on recent trends in divorce and family instability. The first two papers reveal that divorce rates vary immensely by education when people are in their 20s, 30s, and 40s, but that these differences evaporate as people enter their 50s and 60s. The third paper explores the impact of the recent recession and partial recovery on divorce and marriage rates.
Oct 9, 2014 9:20 AM: BGSU students take home awards at research conference
Bowling Green State University students had a strong showing at a recent undergraduate research conference in Tennessee.
Oct 7, 2014 1:45 PM: BGSU hosts 35th annual New Music Festival Oct. 15-18
The 35th annual Bowling Green State University New Music Festival will showcase the work of more than 30 guest composers and performers Oct. 15-18. The four-day international festival includes concerts, lectures and an art exhibition. This year's featured guests include award-winning composer Paul Dresher with his ensemble Double Duo and visual artist Nathalie Miebach.
Oct 6, 2014 7:00 AM: Trustees act on landscape master plan, name national trustee
The BGSU Board of Trustees at the Oct. 3 meeting approved two resolutions from the Financial Affairs/Facilities Committee, regarding the Bowling Green Campus Landscape and Civic Structure Master Plan, and an amendment to the University’s Section 125 Cafeteria Plan allowing for health savings accounts (HSAs) to be added to the pre-tax benefits the University offers employees.
Oct 6, 2014 7:00 AM: A vision unfolds
The establishment of BGSU Firelands College 1968 brought important educational opportunities to the Huron community. George Mylander, visionary supporter of the college, has nurtured those opportunities from the beginning. Today the product of his vision is about to expand yet again to meet the growing need for graduates in the sciences, health care and allied professions.
Oct 2, 2014 7:00 AM: Language Services Group provides Russian language exam, offers workshops
BGSU’s Language Services Group (LSG) has concluded an agreement with Moscow State University making the LSG the only licensed U.S. provider of the Russian Federation’s state language examination. The examination is required for a Russian citizenship application, university entrance, employment and other purposes.
Oct 2, 2014 7:00 AM: Health care open enrollment offers new 2015 options
BGSU employees who are eligible for benefits will see some important changes this year, says Sandy Heck, the new manager of benefits in the Office of Human Resources.
Sep 10, 2014 2:19 PM: Firelands breaks ground on Allied Health and Sciences project
BGSU Firelands will celebrate the start of the $15.75 million Allied Health and Sciences Project with a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday (Sept. 30).
Sep 15, 2014 7:00 AM: My Summer Experience: Eric Batts
This past May, I was given the opportunity to go behind the scenes on the Latter Day tour of “The Book of Mormon” as a stage management intern. This was easily one of the greatest experiences of my life. Not only did I get to meet a lot of great people and make quite a few friends in the professional world, this internship basically solidified my ideas for a post-graduate career. Seeing other people doing the things I love and seeing them loving it too made me want to push myself even farther to one day become a great stage manager.
Sep 15, 2014 7:00 AM: My Summer Experience: Corey Krupa
My internship experience with the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, was amazing. I interned in the brand new Ralph Wilson Jr. Research and Preservation Center. My official title was Football Information Intern and I essentially helped with the communications aspect at the Hall of Fame.
Sep 8, 2014 7:00 AM: My Summer Experience: Viola Ratcliffe
This summer I had the amazing opportunity to accompany BGSU Digital Arts Chair Heather Elliot-Famularo and Education Professor Tim Murnen to the countries of Poland, Hungary and Greece as a part of their Fulbright-Hays funded program “Walking Witness: Civic Responsibility in the Shadow of the Holocaust.”
Sep 8, 2014 7:00 AM: My Summer Experience: Micah Smith
I served on summer staff with World Changers and P2 Missions as a Missions and Communications Specialist. World Changers and P2 Missions serves churches in their mission of making disciples by providing experiences that develop the heart of students for serving others, and sharing the Gospel so they can change cities across the country.
Sep 8, 2014 7:00 AM: My Summer Experience: Jason Gonzales
During this past summer, I worked as a marketing intern for the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA). Being able to work for such a unique and incredible organization was an opportunity that I could have never passed up. The experiences and knowledge I gained was truly unforgettable.
Sep 10, 2014 2:19 PM: Hershberger photography book honored with Insight Award
Most histories of photography claim that the medium was invented in 1839. In its relatively short existence since then, photography has spurred perhaps a disproportionate amount of debate compared with other art forms, notably over whether it should even be considered an art form at all, and going on from there.
Sep 29, 2014 7:00 AM: America's Roller Coast
Summer is in full swing, and for many that means cookouts, swimming pools, baseball and sun-filled days. But on the north coast of Ohio, it also means one more very important element – roller coaster season.
Sep 22, 2014 7:00 AM: Beth Macy ’86 : Storyteller
One of the first assignments in Beth Macy’s introduction to magazine writing class at BGSU was to write a personal essay and then pitch the story to magazines. Macy says the instructor, Vickie Hesterman, told the class that any student who got published would receive an automatic A in the class.
Sep 19, 2014 10:55 AM: BGSU presents unconventional view of Martin Luther King in ‘The Mountaintop’
What happens in the quiet moments when a charismatic leader like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is not on “the mountaintop,” delivering a powerful speech, but alone and feeling drained in his hotel room?
Sep 29, 2014 7:00 AM: Global connections
With a career in international banking that spans more than 20 years and many countries, Sheila Spradlin Reich ’87 has developed, managed and executed banking strategies for large corporate, international, treasury management, public funds, higher education, nonprofit, private business and government entities and financial institutions.
Sep 26, 2014 9:14 AM: Nixon expert Luke Nichter to speak at BGSU
Bowling Green State University alumnus Dr. Luke Nichter will take audiences on “A Journey with Richard Nixon: A Decade of Listening to the Nixon Tapes from Ohio to Texas” during his return to BGSU Sept. 30.
Sep 25, 2014 7:00 AM: Choice, change topic of homecoming talk
“On Choice and Change: Taking Charge of Change at Work and in Life” is the topic of the College of Health and Human Services’ 11th annual Homecoming Lecture.
Sep 25, 2014 7:00 AM: Nixon expert Luke Nichter to give campus talk
Alumnus Dr. Luke Nichter will take audiences on “A Journey with Richard Nixon: A Decade of Listening to the Nixon Tapes from Ohio to Texas” during his return to BGSU Sept. 30.
Semi-finalists announced for 2014 Dubois piano competition
Semi-finalists have been selected in the fourth annual David D. Dubois Piano Competition at the Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts. Contest winners will receive $3,000 for first place, $2,000 for second place and $1,000 for third place.
Apr 23, 2014 1:32 PM: Peace Corps announces expanded Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Partnership with BGSU
The Peace Corps recently announced the launch of eight new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows programs in partnership with Bowling Green State University. The programs will provide graduate school scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers who complete a degree-related internship in an underserved American community while they pursue their studies.
Apr 18, 2014 10:06 AM: Master Teacher Michael Coomes views teaching as learning
According to Dr. Michael Coomes, winner of the 2014 Master Teacher Award at Bowling Green State University, the most important quality for a teacher is careful listening.
Apr 16, 2014 10:07 AM: Aspiring student entrepreneurs ‘hatch’ their businesses with investor support
Twelve Bowling Green State University students competed in “The Hatch” April 9, presenting their business plans to six investors as they vied for funds to launch their ideas.
Apr 2, 2014 10:08 AM: BGSU teacher workshops focus on Holocaust, civic engagement curriculum
.—“It is important to teach the Holocaust not only because it was a horrible time in world history, but because it provides an excellent opportunity to discuss the deeply moral issues of what it means to be a responsible citizen in the world today,” said Heather Elliott-Famularo, chair of the digital arts division in the School of Art at Bowling Green State University.
May 9, 2014 3:52 PM: BGSU trustees approve forensic center, next step of Greek housing construction
At the May 9 meeting of the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees, the board formally voted to name Dr. Ronald Scherer, communication sciences and disorders, a Distinguished Research Professor. His upcoming conferral of the distinction was celebrated at the Faculty Excellence Awards.
May 9, 2014 2:24 PM: BGSU, Beijing university partners meet
Bowling Green State University and Beijing Information Science and Technology University (BISTU) made their long-distance relationship more personal when BGSU welcomed BISTU administrators to campus May 8.
May 7, 2014 11:56 AM: Music faculty, composer awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
It’s been an active year for Dr. Mikel Kuehn. The professor of composition at Bowling Green State University is currently on faculty improvement leave and completed a number of new works during his time away from campus. He’ll be able to continue to devote significant time to composing thanks to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Kuehn was recently named a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow.
May 6, 2014 10:58 AM: BGSU adds master’s degree in Applied Geospatial Sciences
Anytime you ask the question ‘Where?,’ that’s GIS,” said Dr. Charles Onasch of Bowling Green State University. Whether it’s mapping tigers in India or tracking the distribution of natural gas or the production of manufacturing components, it’s necessary to know where and how what you’re looking for is distributed in space.
Jun 25, 2014 10:52 AM: ‘Broadway’s Next H!t Musical’ comes to Donnell stage
Every song is fresh. Every scene is new. Every night is different. It’s all improvised and it’s all funny. It’s “Broadway’s Next H!t Musical,” and it’s coming to the College of Musical Arts at Bowling Green State University July 12.
Jun 26, 2014 10:25 AM: BGSU, BG Flight Center break ground on new facility
The Bowling Green State University aviation program and Bowling Green Flight Center started the next expansion phase this morning (June 26) with the official groundbreaking for a 16,800 square-foot facility.
Jul 7, 2014 7:30 AM: New Places, New Spaces
Construction brings more improvements to BGSU
Jul 10, 2014 8:53 AM: BGSU alumnus named 2014 NFF Gold Medal Recipient
The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced BGSU alumnus George Weiss will be the co-recipient of the 2014 NFF Gold Medal.
Sep 9, 2014 1:23 PM: BGSU lauded again in U.S. News 'America’s Best Colleges'
U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” once again recognized Bowling Green State University as one of the nation’s top public universities.
Sep 19, 2014 9:54 AM: Kids, families have fun with hands-on science, math
STEM in the Park, a family day of hands-on fun, returns to Bowling Green State University on Sept. 27. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Perry Field House and features everything from sea creatures to pop rockets, take-home STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) activities and a complimentary lunch from Tony Packo’s.
Sep 22, 2014 7:00 AM: Nichter decodes Nixon in new book
As a graduate student trudging up the staircase leading from the basement at Williams Hall in the fall of 2004, he was also stepping out of the early 1970s, and one of the most troubling eras in American politics.
Sep 10, 2014 2:19 PM: Jim Sherraden of Hatch Show Prints to speak at BGSU
Master printer Jim Sherraden will visit Bowling Green State University later this month to discuss his award-winning career and recent work with Hatch Show Print. As part of the event, BGSU School of Art faculty and students will unveil a typeface they have created for Hatch, one of America’s oldest letterpress poster and design shops.
Sep 19, 2014 1:49 PM: BGSU recognized for student wellness efforts
The University's efforts to promote and enhance health among its student body have earned it bronze level accreditation from US Healthiest, a nonprofit dedicated to making the U.S. the healthiest nation in a healthier world.
Sep 11, 2014 2:11 PM: Mora seeks to expand undergraduate research, scholarship
Dr. Cordula Mora brings a wealth of experience to her role as director of the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS), along with an infectious natural enthusiasm and determination.
Sep 11, 2014 2:11 PM: Orel co-edits book on issues faced by older LGBT adults
Dr. Nancy Orel, a Bowling Green State University gerontology professor and associate dean of the College of Health and Human Services, is on a mission to improve services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults.
Sep 1, 2014 7:00 AM: My Summer Experience: Travis Robertson
During this past summer, I was blessed with the opportunity to work at a charter jet company called Majestic Jet, located in Pompano Beach, Fla. Throughout the summer I was able to learn what really went into running a flight company by getting hands on experience.
Sep 1, 2014 7:00 AM: My Summer Experience: Elizabeth & Evangeline Canfield
As the wing of the plane dipped toward the earth, I got a glimpse of the ever-enlarging scenery 16,000 feet below. Despite wispy clouds and the haze of the beating sun, I could perceive a mountainous island surrounded by a glistening sheet of Mediterranean blue.
Sep 1, 2014 7:00 AM: My Summer Experience: Cathie Moore
I spent my summer in Israel on an archaeological dig on Tel Megiddo for seven weeks. My workweek was Sunday through Thursday, with Friday and Saturday off. The week was crazy busy. We got on the bus to the site at 4:30 a.m. each morning, and by the 8 a.m. breakfast, it felt like I had already carried what seemed like hundreds of buckets of dirt and dripped just as many buckets of sweat.
Aug 25, 2014 7:00 AM: My Summer Experience: Jessica Miles
L.S Brinker is the company I was hired by for my summer co-op program. It was founded in 1993 and specializes in providing construction and management related services. Focusing on effective communication and efficient project management ensures your project is completed right the first time. L.S. Brinker maintains a strong commitment to quality, safety and best practices to exceed client expectations.
Aug 25, 2014 7:00 AM: My Summer Experience: Gary Noecker
My summer experience was different from anything I have ever participated in and was an opportunity that most people will never have. Whether you are a devoted fan, occasional watcher, or someone who just flips through the channels on television, everyone knows what WWE is, and what those letters stand for – World Wrestling Entertainment.
Sep 10, 2014 2:31 PM: McGill Brothers to give classical performance at BGSU
Hearing classical musicians Anthony and Demarre McGill in performance, it is hard to conceive that they were born and raised on Chicago’s tough South Side. The brothers have both achieved stellar levels of success in the world of classical music, Anthony on clarinet and Demarre on flute.
Sep 9, 2014 11:02 AM: Sex as a civil liberty topic of BGSU Constitution Day talk
Bowling Green State University will celebrate Constitution Day on Monday, Sept. 15, with a special talk by former history faculty member Dr. Leigh Ann Wheeler.
Sep 8, 2014 8:00 AM: Undergraduates to present at study-abroad conferenc
Morocco might be an unusual destination for one’s first trip abroad, but for Emily Gunner, a junior from Oregon, Ohio, it was much more than a vacation. Gunner made the one-week capstone trip with Dr. Beatrice Guenther and classmates from her Morocco Today class immediately after the end of the spring semester.
Sep 4, 2014 8:00 AM: Revamped Center for Faculty Excellence welcomes faculty
There’s a friendly energy in the air at the Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) as the team members greet the start of the academic year. A number of new services and events are planned to make the center more accessible, responsive and useful to anyone who teaches at BGSU.
Aug 28, 2014 10:33 AM: BGSU undergrads make strides in photochemical sciences
In his future career as a medical doctor, Bowling Green State University senior Christopher Sosnofsky may find himself using treatment techniques he helped develop as an undergraduate.
Aug 19, 2014 1:55 PM: BGSU Learning Commons earns tutoring certification
The Bowling Green State University Learning Commons earned a note of distinction this spring that enhances the tutoring services provided. The tutor training program received international certification from the College Reading and Learning Association, which is the considered the Cadillac of credibility when it comes to tutor training.
Aug 25, 2014 7:00 AM: Exploring Bowling Green
Carly Ranks, a senior majoring in telecommunications, remembers her first couple of weeks as a new student. Besides getting to know her roommate and people in her residence hall, she also spent a lot of time becoming familiar with the city of Bowling Green, which would become her home away from home.
Aug 18, 2014 7:00 AM: Helping student veterans succeed
The transition from military to college can be a tough one for many student veterans. A new mental health program administered by the Veterans Health Administration at Bowling Green State University is aimed at easing that transition, specifically with the diagnosis and treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Aug 19, 2014 1:55 PM: BGSU student speaks international language of fashion
This summer, a display case in the Education Building contained several women’s active-wear garments — a hooded sweatshirt, pants, two shirts, plus the “inspiration board” of their designer, recent graduate Ashlee Layman. The story of the clothes’ journey from Bulgaria to BGSU is a tale of student and faculty creativity, resourcefulness and willingness to try something new.
Aug 7, 2014 10:39 AM: Muir’s ‘Invisible Beasts’ gains high visibility
.—“Truth bats” that help keep us honest, “fine-print rotifers,” those culprits who cause us to give up and sign documents we cannot read, much less understand; “beanie sharks,” whose rapid disappearance from the oceans reminds us that climate change and environmental degradation wreak more damage than we even know.
Aug 6, 2014 9:55 AM: Traditional healing in a modern world
As graduation speakers are fond of saying, the commencement ceremony does not represent an end, but a beginning. That is certainly true for Samantha Martin, an August graduate in the Cross-Cultural and International Education (MACIE) program at Bowling Green State University.
Aug 6, 2014 9:40 AM: Back to school after 36 years
The phrase “back to school” had an entirely new meaning to Al Watts after a nearly four-decade hiatus. Watts was in the very first Master of Organization Development (MOD) cohort at BGSU in 1976 and completed all of the coursework required to receive his degree. However, life got in the way and he didn’t finish his thesis.
Aug 4, 2014 7:00 AM: Top of the Class
For the fifth consecutive year, the BGSU College of Education and Human Development has been named a “Best Graduate School” in education, rising in the rankings each year. Of the 356 schools reviewed, which are restricted to universities granting doctoral degrees, BGSU ranked 112th, moving up 19 places over the last three years.
Jul 28, 2014 10:15 AM: Ziggy Points seeks to repeat first year’s success
Campus activities can be very rewarding, as the Ziggy Points program has shown. The student incentive program returns for 2014-15 with a fall schedule of 54 events offered by 35 campus partners.
Jul 28, 2014 10:15 AM: The Oaks dining center recognized for sustainability
The Oaks dining center is the latest building on campus to receive recognition for its green design. The Oaks was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold status by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute.
Jul 2, 2014 11:24 AM: Korean students to visit for media and communication institute
From the Mud Hens to the art museum and the auto industry, a group of 14 young women from Korea will learn about United States media industry and culture during a 10-day stay at BGSU.
Jul 21, 2014 7:30 AM: For the love of animals
Bowling Green State University does well nationally in placing graduates into veterinary schools, according to VetTechColleges.com, which names Bowling Green among the top 10 programs in the country for undergraduates planning a career in veterinary sciences.
Jul 15, 2014 9:53 AM: BGSU’s Otiso to aid Kenyan university as Carnegie fellow
Dr. Kefa Otiso is familiar with the geography around Kisii University in southwest Kenya. He went to high school across the river from the university when it was still a teachers college. Next summer, Otiso will return to the area for three months to contribute his geography expertise to the university through an inaugural Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (CADF).
Jul 15, 2014 9:53 AM: Family Campaign posts strong results
Students’ financial burden may be a little lighter and their opportunities a bit greater next year, thanks to the generosity of the University community. Faculty, staff and retirees contributed $764,513 to this year’s Family Campaign — money that will help support BGSU scholarships, programs and offices.
Baron book serves up study of food in film
Mention that you’re writing a book about food and film, and nearly everyone can instantly reel off favorite scenes involving food in movies, or documentaries about food that have had an impact on them, said Dr. Cynthia Baron, an associate professor of theater and film at Bowling Green State University.
Alumni Laureate Scholars
Scholarship recipients celebrate the 10-year anniversary of BGSU Alumni Laureate Scholars program
Jun 30, 2014 7:00 AM: Across the Spectrum
More than 20 years ago, faculty in the Visual Communication Technology program at Bowling Green State University took a risk. They made a deliberate decision to jump into digital imaging technology, which was just coming into the mainstream for production.
Jun 30, 2014 7:00 AM: VCT: The Beginning
Dr. William Travers Jerome III was a change agent when he arrived in 1963 as the sixth president of BGSU. For one of his initiatives, Jerome hired Dr. Jerry Streichler to lead a major effort to develop and implement curricula that would more truly reflect the technology (processes and organization) of various categories of industry. The goal was to replace the “shop teacher” education programs with curricula that would better prepare teachers for the schools and also prepare specialists to serve in leadership positions in diverse industries.
Jun 30, 2014 7:00 AM: Super Fans
There are fans, and then there are those rare “super fans” who support their team through the good times and the lean years, and display a perpetual, unconditional and unwavering loyalty.
Jun 23, 2014 3:22 PM: Murals brighten Toledo communities
In parts of Toledo where beauty is in short supply, murals painted over the years by dozens of BGSU students and volunteers are bringing back a sense of neighborhood pride.
Jun 2, 2014 7:15 AM: Taking it to the next level
Richaun Holmes, Erica Donovan and Ryan Triller’s experiences have been similar to most other Falcon student-athletes as they strive to balance the rigors of Division I intercollegiate competition with high academic performance. Yet their stories are unique as transfer students who have found new opportunities to take their games and their lives to a whole new level at BGSU.
Jun 18, 2014 10:28 AM: Stakeholder voices key to environmental policy
At the 2002 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, in New Delhi, the young director of a nongovernmental organization (NGO) working to bring wells to rural Indian communities struggled to get the attention of anyone in authority who might listen to his ideas.
Jun 12, 2014 1:47 PM: Raise your voice with ‘Sing–Long-a-Sound of Music’ at BGSU
The “hills are alive” at Bowling Green State University with “Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music.” The family-friendly audience-participation show begins at 7 p.m. on June 21 in the Thomas B. and Kathleen M. Donnell Theatre in the Wolfe Center for the Arts.
Jun 9, 2014 8:47 AM: Gregory and students study habitat
Research being conducted by a BGSU environmental science faculty member could someday benefit the Lesser Prairie-Chicken, which was recently listed as an endangered species by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Jun 9, 2014 7:00 AM: Exchanging vows to exchanging notes
Brandon and Jessica Rais are both enrolled in Bowling Green State University’s new Professional Master of Business Administration (PMBA) program in Findlay. Launched a year ago, the program is an expansion of the College of Business PMBA program from its northern location at Levis Commons in Perrysburg.
Jun 9, 2014 8:47 AM: BGSU to offer Boys State scholarship
Participants at this year’s Buckeye Boys State now have an extra incentive to attend Bowling Green State University—the Buckeye Boys State Achievement Scholarship.
Jun 5, 2014 7:00 AM: Time magazine puts Lynn Whitney’s work ‘on the radar’
In Lynn Whitney’s sunlit black and white photographs from the 1980s, the viewer can already see the elements that continue to shape her work today.
Apr 23, 2014 1:32 PM: Nobel-winning scientist to give Lamb Peace Lecture
Atmospheric scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, a co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, will give the 2014 Edward Lamb Peace Lecture on Monday, April 28, at Bowling Green State University. The event is free and open to the public and will take place at 7:30 p.m. in 228 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
BGSU puts environmental concerns into action
The University will mark Earth Week 2014 (April 21-26) with activities and films designed to raise awareness of environmental issues and provide opportunities to help reduce the University’s carbon footprint.