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2014

  • Apr 14, 2014 7:30 AM$20 million gift to benefit BGSU men’s basketball and the Hancock County community
    The generosity of Findlay native William Frack continues to grow. The value of his gift to the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation, benefiting the Bowling Green State University men’s basketball program and community needs in Hancock County, has nearly doubled to about $20 million since it was initially announced in 2011.

  • Dec 15, 2014 9:08 AMBGSU 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.

  • Sep 15, 2014 7:00 AMFalcon Family of the Year
    At 23 years old, graduate student Antoinette Newsome is the youngest of 11 children. She comes from a very tight-knit family that has shown her strong support throughout her life, especially during her time at Bowling Green State University. That’s why the Newsome family was chosen as the 2014 Falcon Family of the Year. They were recognized at the Sept. 13 home football game, during Falcon Family Weekend.

  • Feb 3, 2014 6:45 AMThriving writers
    BGSU alumna Monica McFawn Robinson didn’t expect to win the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction when she submitted her collection of short stories, “Bright Shards of Someplace Else,” to the University of Georgia Press.

  • Oct 15, 2014 3:00 PMFormer 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.

  • Apr 21, 2014 12:00 AMBreaking away to serve
    “Our aim is to work side by side with our community partners, learn their story and take it on as our own,” said sophomore Jayna Clemens before leaving on an alternative spring break trip to Goshen, Ind., to promote affordable housing and community development. While the Goshen group donned hardhats and coveralls to renovate an old warehouse into a community art gallery, a second group of students was wading through green fields and forest floors in North Carolina fighting invasive plants. Together they contributed 1,304 hours of service.

  • May 11, 2014 1:00 PMClass of 2014 Success Stories: Renaissance Man
    Richard Larabee always wanted a college degree. On May 9, he got it – marking the end to a 62-year journey.

  • Mar 24, 2014 6:30 AMTaking Flight
    The community has had its first look at a fleet of planes and an architectural rendering of a new flight center that are part of a partnership for flight training at Bowling Green State University. The enterprise will provide greater opportunities for students, along with helping fill the world’s growing need for trained pilots and other employees in the aviation industry.

  • BGSU Cheerleaders Win National Championship
    Bowling Green State University’s co-ed cheerleading squad clinched a national championship Saturday, Jan. 18, at the 2014 Universal Cheerleading Association College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship.

  • Oct 20, 2014 7:00 AMFreddie 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.

  • Jul 7, 2014 7:30 AMNew Places, New Spaces
    Construction brings more improvements to BGSU

  • Dec 18, 2014 10:45 AMBowling 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 18, 2014 7:00 AMClass 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 AMClass 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 AMClass 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 AMMazey 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 15, 2014 9:15 AMBGSU 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 AMArchitecture 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 AMBGSU 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.

  • Oct 17, 2014 4:01 PMZombies 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 AMBGSU 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 AMBGSU 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 15, 2014 7:00 AMClass of 2014 Success Stories: Where My Falcons At?
    hen Michael “Rosco” Blair first visited Bowling Green State University, the campus and the sincere people he met made him feel like this was home. He said once he stepped foot on campus he knew this is where God wanted him to be. Now that he is preparing to graduate, that feeling remains just as strong.

  • Dec 15, 2014 7:00 AMClass of 2014 Success Stories: Overcoming Adversity
    His story began 23 years ago in the small Ohio town of St. Marys. Josh King entered the world two weeks late and pronounced clinically dead of meconium aspiration (the ingestion of fecal matter into the lungs). The whirlwind that followed included lifesaving acts by three doctors and six nurses that brought him back to life, followed by weeks in an incubator at Children’s Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, and a lifetime of challenges ahead. King’s ordeal left him physically disabled with a mild form of cerebral palsy and faced with an array of learning disabilities.

  • Dec 15, 2014 7:00 AMClass of 2014 Success Stories: Senior Moments
    Lauren Feyh has had her share of memorable senior moments. She was named the Outstanding Gerontology Student of the Year by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE). She coordinated an aggressive and engaged volunteer program for the BGSU Gerontology Student Association (GSA), and she conceptualized, organized, curated and implemented a 150-piece intergenerational art exhibit.

  • Dec 8, 2014 7:00 AMTrustees focus on academic facility enhancements
    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 8, 2014 7:00 AMHigdon and O’Neill to receive honorary doctorates
    Two BGSU alumnae who have had influential careers will receive honorary doctorates from the University during fall commencement ceremonies. The board of trustees approved the degrees at the Dec. 5 meeting.

  • Dec 11, 2014 7:00 AMHospital foundation’s gift funds student hub
    When students, faculty and visitors step in the main entrance of the renovated Health and Human Services building, one of the first things they will see will be the welcoming new Wood County Hospital Foundation Student Hub — the gateway to the building’s important expansion and transformation. The $50,000 hub represents a show of support for the University by one of its most prominent partners.

  • Dec 8, 2014 7:00 AMFormer 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.

  • Dec 8, 2014 7:00 AMA sacred union
    Each year, millions of U.S. couples walk down aisles in churches, temples and mosques to get married. Many only occasionally, if ever, again set foot together inside a place of worship. Does that mean their marriage is devoid of spirituality? Not according to studies showing most people view their marriage as a sacred union. But, does what couples say about the spiritual nature of their marriage predict how they actually act toward one another?

  • Dec 8, 2014 7:00 AMBuilding Bridges
    Concepts that may be difficult to grasp in the classroom are sometimes easier to understand in a real-world setting. According to the National Survey of Student Engagement, BGSU is a national leader in providing opportunities in service-learning and experiential education, plus BGSU is the first institution in Ohio to offer an internship guarantee to incoming students.

  • Dec 4, 2014 7:00 AMDietetics 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 3, 2014 5:30 PMGiving Tuesday
    BGSU students will benefit from the generosity of Giving Tuesday supporters — a national day of philanthropy following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The day is a way to remember the spirit of the holiday season by donating to a favorite charity or organization. 164 donors showed their Falcon pride and gave $31,346.97 within 24 hours. This was BGSU’s first year participating in the annual nationwide event.

  • Dec 1, 2014 11:09 AM‘Shane’ first edition among collection donated by Hoppenstand
    Dr. Gary Hoppenstand ’82 ’85 discovered the allure of comic books at an early age. By the time he was 16 years old and mowing lawns to earn money, he was already a bona fide collector.

  • Dec 1, 2014 12:15 AMFrom cellist to country-rock
    He trained for years to fulfill this dream, attending BGSU on a music scholarship and earning a bachelor's degree in cello performance from the College of Musical Arts in 2005.

  • Oct 24, 2014 10:57 AMUndergraduates win for ‘Embracing Global Engagement’ presentations
    BGSU students pursue learning on a variety of fronts, both in and out of the classroom. Four undergraduates were honored Oct. 28 for presentations they gave at the inaugural Embracing Global Engagement Undergraduate Research Conference last month about their study abroad experiences.

  • Nov 25, 2014 11:03 AMBring it Home
    Alumni across the country shared their Falcon spirit to cheer for the football team during the annual Battle of I-75 against the Toledo Rockets on Nov. 19, 2014. Falcon fans hosted watch parties in Atlanta, Phoenix, Houston, San Diego, Atlanta, Columbus and Salt Lake City.

  • Dec 1, 2014 7:30 AMComics and mental health
    Valentino Zullo, who received dual master’s degrees in English and women’s, gender and sexuality studies from BGSU, is using his combined knowledge base to study the psychological underpinning of villains in comics and apply what he learns to working with patients in mental health services.

  • A Voice that Travels
    For junior communications and ethnic studies major, Jamie Salazar, spoken word is an art. The El Paso, Texas native embarked on a twenty-seven hour journey last year to Bowling Green, Ohio, where she currently continues her education.

  • Nov 24, 2014 7:00 AMChristmas opera, ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’ next in Festival Series
    The Festival Series opens the season of giving with a Christmas opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors.” Presented by the Bowling Green Opera Theater, performances will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 5, and at 4 p.m. Dec. 6 in the Thomas B. and Kathleen M. Donnell Theatre at the Wolfe Center for the Arts.

  • Nov 24, 2014 7:00 AMMurray honored for commitment to special education
    Dr. Mary Murray, associate dean for student services and teacher education in the College of Education and Human Development, received a 2014 Kathe Shelby Leadership Award during Ohio’s annual Special Education Leadership Conference.

  • Nov 24, 2014 7:00 AMWriting the world
    Where can you find information about the controversial subject of corporal punishment in South Korea? Almost nowhere, except for a paper by recent graduate Seney (“Layne”) Higginbotham, “The Cane of Love: Social and Cultural Reform of Corporal Punishment in South Korea.”

  • Nov 20, 2014 9:23 AMGrabski channels trans journey into affirmation of differences
    “I walk through the world and I get privileges. I’m still trying to come to terms with that,” said fourth-year student Luke Grabski, a visual communication technology major from Painesville with a minor in women’s, gender and sexuality studies.

  • Nov 19, 2014 9:23 AMChinese Acrobats bring breathtaking feats to Bowling Green
    The Chinese Acrobats come to Bowling Green Middle School's Performing Arts Center on Dec. 6. The arts center is at 530 W. Poe Road.

  • Nov 17, 2014 7:00 AMThe Newest Americans
    Born in different parts of the world, years apart, Reem Abu Halel and Dr. Alexander Tarnovsky now share an important identity: they are both U.S. citizens.

  • Nov 10, 2014 3:36 PMResearch by Sheffer, students sheds new light on ‘60s
    By this time in 1964, America had come through a wrenching 10 weeks now known as Freedom Summer. The nation’s attention was focused on Mississippi, where volunteers from around the country worked alongside local organizers to register African American voters in a state where they had long been disenfranchised. The effort, while successful, left many dead and starkly revealed the depth of racism that existed.

  • Nov 10, 2014 12:18 PMHarold Flagg ’49 named to French Legion of Honor
    Harold Flagg ’49 went to France in 1945 to finish fighting a war, and he ended up head over heels in love with a language, a culture and a people. Nearly 70 years later, that romance is still afire.

  • Nov 10, 2014 3:36 PMNew Bureau of Criminal Investigation Lab Opens on Campus
    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Bowling Green State University President Mary Ellen Mazey today officially opened the new Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation crime lab located on the campus of Bowling Green State University.

  • Nov 10, 2014 7:00 AMSport Performance leverages faculty passion and expertise
    As one of the nation’s top public universities, BGSU is well known for academic excellence and a faculty that is dedicated to the success of its students. The Sport Performance program, and the vital participation by faculty from the Department of Psychology and the School of Human Movement, Sport & Leisure Studies, is a prime example of the commitment and expertise behind this reputation.

  • Nov 6, 2014 7:00 AMAlternative fall breaks deepen meaning of service
    Service-learning has become a way of life for sophomore Amanda Dortch, a public relations major and political science minor from Detroit. She was one of 35 participants this fall in three Bowling Green Alternative Breaks (bGAB) programs that addressed three separate social issues. She carries that philosophy into her daily life in Bowling Green as well, serving as the undergraduate student representative for the annual United Way and Northwest Ohio Community Shares campaign.

  • Nov 6, 2014 7:00 AMFidelio Trio to give contemporary music concert
    Contemporary Irish musicians The Fidelio Trio will perform at the University on Nov. 13 as part of the Music at the Forefront concert series sponsored by BGSU’s MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music (MACCM).

  • Nov 6, 2014 7:00 AMWomen’s Center introduces support award for student mothers
    When the BGSU Women’s Center decided to check into how many students were also mothers, the results surprised everyone, said director Dr. Mary Krueger.

  • Nov 3, 2014 7:00 AMMaster’s degree expands architecture program offerings
    Building on a tradition of undergraduate education that spans more than 20 years, the Department of Architecture and Environmental Design (DA+ED) offers the professional Master of Architecture (M. Arch.) degree starting this fall 2014.

  • Nov 3, 2014 7:00 AMCommunity, BGSU join forces in ‘Identity Project’
    “The Identity Project” at BGSU is in full swing. Several events are planned over the next two weeks that are free and open to the public.

  • Nov 3, 2014 7:00 AMBarlow Commission tops extraordinary year for Kuehn
    The happy phrase “embarrassment of riches” might apply to music composition faculty member Dr. Mikel Kuehn, in terms of recognition for his work this year. He recently received the Barlow Endowment Commission for Music Composition, one of the leading commissioners of contemporary music in the United States.

  • Oct 24, 2014 10:57 AMPhuntumart to give keynote at Asian plant pathology conference
    Pathogens in soybeans are a big problem not only in the U.S., but also around the world and no more so than in Asia, where soy is a major food source. Asian countries buy much of their soy from the U.S.

  • Oct 24, 2014 4:14 PMAlumna, 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 AMBGSU 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 27, 2014 7:00 AMTeaching and learning in Alaska
    When you think of Alaska, a beautiful landscape with an abundance of wildlife and forests comes to mind. But there’s a small part of the state that is completely different and challenging in many ways. That’s where BGSU alumnus Doug Avery, ’96 is beginning his new career in school administration.

  • Oct 27, 2014 7:00 AMTogether We Rally
    A successful alumnus, a motivated student and a mutual passion to help others are the catalysts behind a new BGSU program that will serve as a prototype for universities throughout the nation.

  • 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 AMBGSU 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 PMBGSU 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 PMBGSU 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 AMThe 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 17, 2014 3:59 PMUnveiling, 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 AMBGSU 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 PMSeeing, 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 AMStudents 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 AMWeighing 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 AMJohn 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 AMLegends 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 AMBGSU 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 AMBGSU 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 PMBGSU 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 AMTrustees 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 AMA 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 AMLanguage 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 AMHealth 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 PMFirelands 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 AMMy 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 AMMy 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 AMMy 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 AMMy 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 AMMy 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 PMHershberger 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 AMAmerica'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 AMBeth 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 AMGlobal 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 AMNixon 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 AMChoice, 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 AMNixon 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 PMPeace 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 AMAspiring 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 AMBGSU 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 PMBGSU 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.