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2014

  • 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 19, 2014 9:54 AMKids, 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 15, 2014 7:00 AMMy Summer Experience: Corey Krupa
    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 15, 2014 7:00 AMFalcon Family of the Year

  • Sep 15, 2014 7:00 AMMy Summer Experience: Eric Batts
    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 11, 2014 2:11 PMMora 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 8, 2014 7:00 AMMy Summer Experience: Jason Gonzales
    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 8, 2014 7:00 AMMy Summer Experience: Viola Ratcliffe
    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 8, 2014 7:00 AMMy Summer Experience: Micah Smith
    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 AMMy 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 AMMy 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 AMMy 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 AMMy 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 AMMy 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 11, 2014 2:01 PMBGSU, Ohio attorney general name first director of Center for the Future of Forensic Science

  • Sep 10, 2014 2:31 PMMcGill 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 10, 2014 2:19 PMJim 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 9, 2014 1:23 PMBGSU 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 9, 2014 11:02 AMSex 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 AMUndergraduates 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 AMRevamped 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 AMBGSU 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 PMBGSU 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 AMExploring 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 AMHelping 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 PMBGSU 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 18, 2014 7:00 AMWelcome Back to BGSU!

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

  • Aug 7, 2014 10:39 AMMuir’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 AMTraditional 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 AMBack 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 AMTop 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 AMZiggy 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 AMThe 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 AMKorean 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 AMFor 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 AMBGSU’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 10, 2014 8:53 AMBGSU 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.

  • Jul 15, 2014 9:53 AMFamily 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 AMAcross 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 AMVCT: 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 AMSuper 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 26, 2014 10:25 AMBGSU, 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.

  • 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 23, 2014 3:22 PMMurals 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 AMTaking 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 AMStakeholder 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 PMRaise 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 AMGregory 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 AMExchanging 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 AMBGSU 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 AMTime 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 PMNobel-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.

  • May 28, 2014 9:03 AMWood County museum provides deep learning for students, public
    For history major Paul Dority, who graduated in May, volunteering in the Wood County Historical Center and Museum has been an inspiration, despite the fact that some of what he’s dealt with is reflective of less happy times. Most recently, Dority helped prepare for events related to “Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals,” a major photography exhibit, artist’s talk and panel discussion this week.

  • May 12, 2014 10:08 AMBGSU Celebrates May Commencement
    The University will celebrate its 279th graduation in three ceremonies in the Stroh Center on Friday (May 9) and Saturday (May 10).

  • May 28, 2014 9:03 AMHoutz lauded for thoughtful service
    Gail Houtz’s natural leadership is born out of her intense dedication and caring, both for the University and for the community. In recognition of her many contributions to BGSU, she received the 2014 Outstanding Service Award at the annual Classified Staff Council (CSC) reception and awards ceremony May 21.

  • May 28, 2014 9:01 AMSnow Removal Team garners award for heroic efforts
    The winter of 2013-14 was one for the books. With nearly 10 weeks of bitter cold, record snowfall and harsh winds, the BGSU campus was an inhospitable place for faculty, staff and students. And yet a university must go on.

  • May 7, 2014 11:56 AMZiggy Points scores success in first year
    The Ziggy Points program celebrated a successful inaugural year May 1 at an event hosted by President Mary Ellen Mazey, with the presentation of prizes to students who had accumulated the most points. The Division of Student Affairs created the program to reward students for their engagement in campus events.

  • May 7, 2014 11:56 AMRaymond Craig named dean of College of Arts and Sciences
    The University has chosen an experienced Ohio administrator as its next dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Raymond Craig, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, will join BGSU effective June 30, pending approval by the Board of Trustees at the June 19 meeting.

  • May 7, 2014 11:56 AMTrustees approve forensic center, next step of Greek housing construction
    At the May 9 meeting of the BGSU 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 7, 2014 11:56 AMScholarship, achievement recognized with tenure/promotion
    The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees at its May 9 meeting granted promotion and/or tenure to a number of faculty members in recognition of their academic and artistic achievements and scholarship.

  • May 21, 2014 1:41 PMLives of women Nobel Peace laureates explored in new book
    We are all familiar with Al Gore, Mother Teresa, and maybe even Aung San Suu Kyi, but how many have heard of Shirin Ebadi, Jody Williams, or Wangari Maathai? And yet all have won the Nobel Prize for Peace, many fairly recently.

  • May 26, 2014 7:00 AMA Change in the Weather
    From a very early age, Theresa Pollick was simply infatuated with the weather. She could envision herself as a television meteorologist, braving a howling wind and horizontal snow to face the camera and detail Mother Nature’s nasty side.

  • May 21, 2014 2:28 PM‘Coding for Humanists’ workshop presents new research avenues
    Although “coding” and “humanists” are words not typically found in the same sentence, a campus workshop May 13 and 14 proved the two can happily inhabit the same realm.

  • May 14, 2014 3:56 PMBGSU alumna wins ‘Top Teacher Search’
    The day started off like any other for intervention specialist Stacie Starr ’06 (Master of Education). Little did she know in just a few short hours she’d be getting the surprise of a lifetime.

  • May 19, 2014 7:00 AMBirth of a Novel
    Award-winning short story writer Anthony Doerr ’99 has a new novel more than 10 years in the making, about World War II, blindness, children, a mythical diamond, the power of radio and the ways people try to be good to one another.

  • May 19, 2014 7:00 AMBringing BGSU to China
    As a young girl in Zheng Zhou, China, Yaqi Li would spend her time “playing” school. She would take on the role of teacher while her friends acted as students. Li would read stories to her “students,” then ask them what they learned from the story.

  • May 15, 2014 1:17 PMSummer concert series
    The Bowling Green State University Summer Concert Series offers audiences several chances to get into the act. The series includes “Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music,” The Moxie Strings, “Broadway’s Next H!t Musical” and New York Voices. Presented by the College of Musical Arts, all four events take place in the Thomas B. and Kathleen M. Donnell Theatre in the Wolfe Center for the Arts.

  • May 13, 2014 7:15 AMFive Alarm Program
    Online program prepares new generation of fire service leaders.

  • 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.

  • May 11, 2014 1:00 PMClass of 2014 Success Stories: The Science of Aging
    Ger•on•tol•o•gy - [jer-uh n-tol-uh-jee] noun. The branch of science that deals with aging and the problems of aged persons. Morgan Bunting saw that word on a high school vocabulary test and was stumped. When she looked it up and saw the definition, she knew immediately it was a word she would never forget. On Friday (May 9) when the senior from Pioneer, Ohio, accepted her BGSU diploma, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Gerontology degree from the College of Health and Human Services.

  • May 11, 2014 1:00 PMClass of 2014 Success Stories: Small town, big time
    Wauseon, Ohio, is home to around 8,000 people. It’s a place Lance Witty calls a “little corn field town.” It’s probably not the spot you would expect to be home to one of the brightest talents to come out of the College of Musical Arts’ trumpet studio.

  • May 11, 2014 1:00 PMClass of 2014 Success Stories: Essence of Balance
    In the study of architecture, balance is an important design concept. For BGSU architecture students Malak Orra and Andrew Saleh, balance has been integral to their achievements to date. At Friday’s commencement, the married couple crossed the platform, accepted their bachelor’s degrees and prepared for the next journey together as graduate students.

  • May 11, 2014 1:00 PMClass of 2014 Success Stories: An Advocate for Social Justice
    The world as Alexandra Lahey knew it was flipped upside down four years ago when she started out as a freshman majoring in human development and family studies and found herself engaged in issues she hadn’t realized she cared about. That experience sparked her ultimate pursuit in life – social and political change.

  • 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.

  • May 9, 2014 2:24 PMBGSU, 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 AMMusic 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 AMBGSU 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.

  • May 5, 2014 11:47 AMCharles Stelle named Gerontology Educator of the Year
    Dr. Charles Stelle, an associate professor in the gerontology program at Bowling Green State University, was named Educator of the Year for 2014 by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE). Stelle was presented the award at the recent 38th annual OAGE conference in Dayton.

  • May 5, 2014 11:45 AMBGSU to hold commencement May 9, 10
    Bowling Green State University will celebrate its 279th graduation in three ceremonies in the Stroh Center on Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10.

  • May 5, 2014 6:00 AMClass of 2014 Success Stories: A drive to help others
    When Dez Holbert was in preschool she often came home missing her socks. Her mother kept asking her where they went, but Holbert said she always told her mother she didn’t know. Eventually, the little girl confessed that she gave her socks to a kid who came to school without them.

  • May 5, 2014 6:00 AMClass of 2014 Success Stories: A vision for public service
    As an undergraduate at BGSU, Daniel Gordon realized that his calling in life was in public service. He wasted no time taking action on this epiphany, successfully running for Bowling Green City Council in 2011.

  • May 5, 2014 6:00 AMClass of 2014 Success Stories: Double graduate
    Spring 2014 has been an exciting time for Thomas Chapman, Bowling Green State University Firelands College student. He turned 18, which is a major milestone is any teen’s life, he will graduate from Edison High School and he will be earning an associate degree from BGSU Firelands with 100 credit hours.

  • May 5, 2014 6:00 AMClass of 2014 Success Stories: Ready to take on the world
    Ryan Shukis, a student in the College of Business Administration tri-specializing in finance, marketing and international business, and minoring in German, is graduating in a few days with a portfolio that resembles someone well established in their career, not someone just getting started.

  • May 1, 2014 10:08 AMHolden, BGSU receive high honors for support of veterans
    Serving military active-duty and veteran students has become a priority for BGSU, thanks to the efforts of people like Dr. Brett Holden, film studies. Holden’s longtime work on behalf of these students and their families has earned him the respect and appreciation of the military, especially the National Guard.

  • May 1, 2014 10:08 AMEdwards brothers x 3 = ‘Detective Detective Detective’
    BGSU alumni Justin and Michael Edwards debuted their new mystery comedy film, “Detective Detective Detective,” on March 29 at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. They and their older brother, Matt, are the sons of Dr. Bruce Edwards, BGSU professor emeritus of English.

  • May 1, 2014 10:08 AMCharles Stelle named Gerontology Educator of the Year
    Dr. Charles Stelle, gerontology, was named Educator of the Year for 2014 by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE). Stelle was presented the award at the recent 38th annual OAGE conference in Dayton.

  • BGSU’s president to serve on national board
    Bowling Green State University President Mary Ellen Mazey has been invited by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) to serve as on the Voluntary System of Accountability (VSA) Oversight Board for a two-year term.

  • BGSU introduces new planes for privatized flight school operations
    The community has had its first look at a fleet of planes that are part of a new partnership for flight training at Bowling Green State University. The enterprise will provide greater opportunities for students, along helping fill the country’s growing need for trained pilots and employees with aviation industry skills.

  • Feb 24, 2014 6:45 AMAddicted to tanning?
    They keep tanning, even after turning a deep brown and experiencing some of the negative consequences. Skin cancer is among the most common, preventable types of the disease, yet many continue to tan to excess.

  • BGSU looks at ‘Girl Culture’ during Women’s History Month
    Little girls are invited to “Toss the Tiara: An Alternative Dress-up and Role Model Day for 3-6 Year Olds” when Bowling Green State University kicks off Women’s History Month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 1 in 308 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. The costumes are from careers in which women are underrepresented, such as farming and aviation. Boys are also welcome to attend the program, which is free and open to the public.

  • Puppet version of classic ‘Frankenstein’ to premiere on BGSU campus
    Mary Shelley’s horror classic “Frankenstein” has been shrunk down to puppet form for its stage debut next month. Adapted by the Bowling Green State University Department of Theatre and Film, the puppetry production will premiere at 8 p.m. on March 27 and run until April 5 in the Eva Marie Saint Theatre at the Wolfe Center for the Arts.

  • Family Campaign: Community + Opportunity = BGSU
    Higher education is priceless, but for some students the cost of a book, or a babysitter, can be the roadblock that stops them from reaching their goal. At the Family Campaign kickoff yesterday (Feb. 19), representatives heard from a number of students and faculty about how support from private giving has made all the difference in their lives.

  • BGSU hosts national services-marketing competition
    For any business, customer satisfaction is at the top of the list, which makes services marketing vital to the United States economy. Services make up a majority of American jobs and the largest percentage of the country’s gross domestic product.

  • Apr 28, 2014 12:00 AMFalcon Family
    When it was time for Max Williamson to go off to college, there was no doubt about where he would be going. A well-worn path to a great education had been laid out for him, as the last in a family of 12 children. A parade of his siblings had attended Bowling Green State University and they showed the way, while a generous aunt with a lifetime investment in higher education made certain that Max and his brothers and sisters had a home away from home during their time at the campus.

  • Apr 28, 2014 12:00 AMDynamic mapping
    “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. GIS, or Geographic Information Systems, is one of the tools BGSU students in a new master’s degree program in Applied Geospatial Sciences will learn to use, along with remote sensing and GPS, or Global Positioning System.