Monday, April 12
Center for Teaching and Learning, “Education and Second Life,” 1-2 p.m., 201 University Hall, register online at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
National Library Week Event, “GPO Celebration,” in honor of BGSU’s 75th anniversary of being a federal depository library, 2 p.m., Pallister Conference Room, Jerome Library.
Artist Lecture, by figurative painter Sharon Shapiro, 5 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Tuesday, April 13
Center for Teaching and Learning Workshops, “Using Assessment Rubrics in Student-centered Learning,” 11 a.m.-noon, 201 University Hall, register online at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
BGSU Firelands Concert, “Doing the Dream,” with Galen Razzaq, master flute, celebrating MLK through music, 12:15-1:30 p.m., The Pit student lounge.
Center for Teaching and Learning Workshops, “Service-Learning in Leisure Services for Older Adults,” 1-2 p.m., 201 University Hall, register online at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Baseball vs. Cleveland State University, 3 p.m., Stellar Field.
Nakamoto Peace and Conflict Lecture, ”Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al-Qaeda,” with Dr. John Mueller, Ohio State University, 7-8:30 p.m., 115 Education Building. Sponsored by the International Relations Organization, the BGSU Peace and Conflict Studies program and the Hiroko Nakamoto Peace Studies Endowment.
Concert, Brass Ensembles, Horn Choir, Trombone Choir, Trumpet Ensemble, Tuba Euphonium Ensemble and Brass Choir, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
National Library Week Event, video contest screening party, 9:30 p.m., Jerome Library. For more information, visit http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library/page77825.html.
Wednesday, April 14
National Library Week Event, Friends Cake served to patrons of the library, 11 a.m., Jerome Library, sponsored by Friends of the Library.
Brown Bag Series, “When Students Are Parents,” presented by 2009 BGSU graduate Sarah Jefferson, noon-1 p.m., the Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series, “Battling the Beetles: Plants in Pest Management,” with Dr. Zsofia Szendrei, Michigan State University, hosted by Dr. Maria Bidart-Bouzat, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 112 Life Sciences Building.
Executive Lecture Series, with Luxembourg Ambassador Jean-Paul Senninger, 3:30 p.m., 206 Bowen Thompson Student Union. Hosted by the College of Business Administration.
Center for Photochemical Sciences Lecture Series, “Fast, Carbon-free, Soluble Catalysts for Photodriven Water Oxidation and Splitting,” with Dr. Craig Hill, Emory University, 3:30-5 p.m., 123 Overman Hall.
An Evening with Jessica Valenti, author The Purity Myth and founder of feministing.com, 7-9 p.m., Union. Book signing after 9 in Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Thursday, April 15
Center for Teaching and Learning Workshops, “The Socratic Method in the Classroom,” 9:30-10:30 a.m., 201 University Hall. Register online at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Popular Culture Colloquium Series, with Dr. Satomi Saito, Asian studies, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 207 Union.
National Library Week Event, “Book Cart Drill Team,” spreading the word about the library, noon, Union Oval.
BFA Reading, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
Concert, Graduate String Quartet, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center
Friday, April 16
Women’s Tennis vs. Northern Illinois, 1 p.m., Keefe Courts.
Softball vs. Western Michigan, double-header, 1 & 3:15 p.m., Meserve Field.
Colloquium, with Raymond Frey, philosophy, 4-6 p.m., 301 Shatzel Hall.
Lecture, “Photographing Digitally in Germany and China,” with Ardine Nelson and Fredrik Marsh, winners of Guggenheim Fellowships in photography, 4-5:30 p.m., 206 Union.
National Library Week Event, WBGU Program Club, “Digital Nation,” 11 a.m., discussion at 12:30 p.m., Pallister Conference Room, Jerome Library.
Ohanami Cherry Blossom Festival, with Japanese calligraphy, origami, traditional games, music and refreshments, 5-8 p.m., Mileti Alumni Center. Sponsored by the Japanese Club with support from the BGSU Alumni Association, the Asian Studies Program and the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
Concert and University Bands, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Saturday, April 17
Symposium, “New Perspectives in Art History,” fourth annual Undergraduate Symposium,” 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., 204 Fine Art Center.
Wind Symphony and Alumni Concert Band, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Sunday, April 18
University Men’s and Women’s Choruses, 3 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $7 and $10; call 2-8171 to reserve.
Monday, April 19
Dissertation Defense, “John Dewey’s Theory of Growth and Amy Allen’s Feminist Theory of Power Applied to the Work of Domestic Violence Shelters,” by Robyn Peabody, philosophy, noon-2 p.m., 301 Shatzel Hall.
Concert, Steel Drum Ensemble, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Center for Teaching and Learning Workshops, “Best Practices for Students with Disabilities,” 2:30-3:30 p.m., 201 University Hall, register online at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Annual Buchanan Lecture, “Biofuels and Bioenergy: Burning Questions,” with Dr. Robert Tabita, Ohio Eminent Scholar and professor of microbiology at Ohio State University, 7-8:30 p.m., 206 Union. Hosted by the biological sciences department.
National Library Week Events, displays include: Wall of Reading, 75th anniversary of Government Document Center, reading list for the past 100 years, 1910’s Leisure and Entertainment, Authors and Artists display, Jerome Library.
‘Give a Pint, Get a Pint’ Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 228 Union. Sponsored by the American Red Cross. Donors will receive a pint of Toft’s ice cream.
April 13 and 16
Planetarium Show, “Centuries! Ohio from the Stone Age to the Space Age,” 8 p.m., BGSU Planetarium, $1 donation is suggested.
April 14 and 15
Planetarium Show, “Worlds in Your Wallet,” 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, BGSU Planetarium. $1 donation is suggested.
April 15 and 17
German Drama Production, “Der Weltuntergang (The End of the World),” by Jura Soyfer, 7-9 p.m., Union Theater.
Theatre Production, “Mother Courage and Her Children,” by Bertolt Brecht, performances at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday (April 15-17) and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (April 17 and 18), Eva Marie Saint Theatre, University Hall. Tickets are $12 for students and other adults, $6 for children under 12, and $5 for those 65 and older. To order tickets, call the box office at 2-2719.
April 17 and 18
Women’s Golf vs. Falcon Invitational, all day, Forrest Creason Golf Course.
April 18, 20 and 23
Planetarium Show, “Navigating with Lewis and Clark,” shows at 8 p.m. Tuesday and Friday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, BGSU Planetarium, $1 donation is suggested.
Through April 20
MFA Thesis Exhibition I, featuring prints by Molly Allen, digital art by Andreas Baumgartner and Kuang Chen Hsu, paintings by Austin Cartwright and sculpture by Julia Rogers, Dorothy Uber Bryan and William Wankelman galleries, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.
Through April 23
Annual Student Exhibitions, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Through May 1
Art Exhibit, “Centennial Committee,” Union Art Gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.