Tuesday, Sept. 23
10th Annual Learning Fair, sessions providing information to promote academic success and a presentation by “Blizzard” Bill Spencer titled “College is A LOT Like the Weather,” 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 200 Moseley Hall. Contact Shannon Bozigar at 2-8345 or email@example.com for more information. Sponsored by the Study Skills Center and the Office of Academic Enhancement.
Harold McMaster Visiting Scientist Lecture, “Our Inner Ape: Human Nature as Seen by a Primatologist,” by Dr. Frans de Waal, C.H. Candler Professor, Emory University, and director, Living Links Center, Yerkes National Primate Center, Atlanta, Ga., 4-5 p.m., 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. A reception will follow the talk. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences. For more information, see www.bgsu.edu/colleges/as/news/lectures/deWaal.pdf.
Seventh Annual Educator Preparation Summit, to celebrate the collaboration of all colleges at BGSU in the professional preparation of teachers and other school professionals, 5-8 p.m., 101 Olscamp Hall. Hosted by the colleges of Education and Human Development and Arts and Sciences. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
6 O'Clock Talk, Beginning Self-Defense for Women, 6 p.m., 314 Union. Pre-register for this free session at the information center in the Union. Class is taught by BGSU Police. (The session will be repeated at the same time Wednesday, Sept. 24.)
Tuesday Night Film Series, “The Business of Fancydancing” (U.S., 2002), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall. Arranged in collaboration with BGSU’s Native American Unity Council.
Wednesday, Sept. 24
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Media Representations of a Female Candidate: A Case Study of Hillary Clinton,” with Dr. Melissa Miller, political science, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Training Session, focused on food protection and food-borne illnesses, with Dave Heinlen, environmental health and safety, 2-3 p.m., 2 College Park Building. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
6 O'Clock Talk, “VTU, Could It Happen Here?” with panelists Jim Wiegand, BGSU police chief; Craig Vickio, Counseling Center; Michael Ginsburg, Office of the Dean of Students, and Sarah Waters, Residence Life, 6-7:30 p.m., Union Theater. Discussion will cover what BGSU is doing to prevent a tragedy like the one at Virginia Tech and what you can do to protect yourself and the campus.
Faculty Artist Series, “Black Anemones: Collages in Sound,” with Nina Assimakopoulos, flute, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Thursday, Sept. 25
Provost Town Forum, with Provost Shirley Baugher, 4-5 p.m., 202B Union. Contact Lori Ritchie at 2-9904 or email@example.com for more information.
BGSU ARTalk, “Recent Work,” featuring Sue Hettmansperger, painter, University of Iowa, 6 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Grand Opening Celebration, “The Giving of Beauty: Highlights of the FAC Galleries Collection,” showcasing the new gallery foyer, 7 p.m., Gallery Lobby, Fine Arts Center.
International Film Series, “Voces inocentes, or Casas de cartón (Innocent Voices)” (Mexico, 2004), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater.
MFA Reading, with Garvice Brannon, poetry, and Joseph Celizic, fiction, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
Jazz Spotlight Concert, with Jack Schantz, guest trumpeter and music director, Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Also performing will be Jazz Lab Band I and the Faculty Jazz Group. Tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens and $10 for other adults in advance, and $10 and $13, respectively, on the day of the concert. To order, contact the box office at 2-8171.
Friday, Sept. 26
Women’s Swimming, fifth annual Falcon Biathlon, 8 a.m., Cooper Pool, Student Recreation Center.
Annual Golf Outing, with Recreational Sports, sign-in at noon and shotgun start at 12:30 p.m., Forrest Creason Golf Course. The cost is $30 for students and golf course members, and $40 for the general public. The price per person includes 18 holes, cart, and dinner in the Ice Arena Lounge. Proceeds benefit the Recreational Sports Foundation. Entry deadline is today. For more information, contact Kurt Thomas at 2-2674 or download an application form at www.bgsu.edu/downloads/sa/file36697.pdf.
Women’s Professional Development Series, “‘This Class Is Bullsh*t!’: Student Resistance, Teacher Authority and Negotiations of Power,” with Julie Haught, English, 1:30-3 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
China Earthquake Relief Concert, “One Earth and One Family,” benefit concert for victims of the Sichuan earthquake, featuring the Toledo International Youth Orchestra and BGSU music faculty and students, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets available for $10 at the Union information desk and the Moore Center box office, 2-8171.
Saturday, Sept. 27
Guest Master Class, with H. Dennis Smith, trombone, 10 a.m.-noon, Choral Rehearsal Hall (Room 1040), Moore Musical Arts Center.
Sunday, Sept. 28
Sunday Matinees, “Scarlet Street” (U.S., 1945) and “Jasper’s Minstrels” (U.S., 1945), with commentary by film historian Dr. Jan Wahl, 3 p.m., Gish Film Theater.
Faculty Artist Series, “Women of Character and Note,” with Penny Thompson Kruse, violin, and Thomas Rosenkranz, piano, assisted by Kevin Schempf, clarinet, 3 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Art Exhibit, “Pure Intentions: Works on Faith and Childhood Dreams,” by alumna Rachel Ackerman, Union Art Gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Wednesday.
Beginning Sept. 24
Circle of Women, Wednesdays, 1-2:30 p.m., Counseling Center, Conklin Hall. This general therapy group will promote women’s social, emotional and psychological growth by exploring relationships, self-esteem, assertiveness, self-acceptance and communication in a safe, supportive and confidential women-only environment. Contact Arena or Jodi at 2-2081 for more information.
Through Sept. 25
Voter Registration, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Union Table Space.
12th Annual Conference on Holidays, Ritual, Festival, Celebration and Public Display. Hosted by the popular culture department. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 2-2981.
Through Sept. 26
Art Exhibit, “Images from Sedna, Goddess of the Sea,” by Dr. Joel Rudinger, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands, Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Elsewhere Theatre Performance, “Voices of the Holodomor: Oral Histories of the Ukrainian Genocide,” in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the 1933 artificial famine perpetrated upon the Ukrainian people by the Soviet government. Performances will be at 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Wooster Street Center, 1124 E. Wooster St.
Sept. 28-Oct. 13
Art Exhibit, “Collection I,” by Krysta Sa and Brittany Culkowski, BGSU students, Union Art Gallery. Hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.
Through Oct. 5
Digital Printmaking Exhibition, “Perfect with Pixel,” curated by Shaurya Kumar, art, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.
Through Oct. 25
Art Exhibit, “V3:: Variations in Vision and Video, Recent Works by Jud Yalkut,” Willard Wankelman Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.