Monday, Oct. 12
Fall Break. Classes canceled; offices open.
Tuesday, Oct. 13
Fall Break. Classes canceled; offices open.
National Coalition Building Institute’s Prejudice Reduction Workshop, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 308 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. All participants will receive a certificate of completion. Call the Office of Multicultural Affairs at 2-2642 for more information and to register.
Workshop, “Applying the Quality Matters Rubric,” a faculty-centered, peer-review process designed to certify the quality of online courses and components, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Workshop includes lunch. Faculty who complete the training can take a certification exam and become national Quality Matters online-course peer reviewers. Seating is limited; register online at http://cobl.bgsu.edu/QM_training.html. Hosted by the Center for Online and Blended Learning. For more information, visit http://cobl.bgsu.edu/QualityMatters.php or contact Connie Molnar at email@example.com.
Volleyball vs. Cleveland State, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Wednesday, Oct. 14
CFDR Fall Speaker Series, “Dislocation and Return of New Orleans Residents One Year after Hurricane Katrina,” with Dr. Narayan Sastry, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, noon-1 p.m., 208 Union. Sponsored by the Center for Family and Demographic Research.
Brown Bag Lunch, “What's in It for Me? Presenting the Health Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet,” noon-1 p.m., Halstead Conference Room, Family and Consumer Sciences Building. This event qualifies for the Employee Wellness Program; visit www.bgsu.edu/wellaware for how to enter and a list of the eligible events and prizes.
Brown Bag Lunch, “Bowling Green: Equal for Everyone?” with Dr. Jane Rosser and members of Equality Bowling Green, noon-1 p.m., Women's Center, 107 Hanna Hall. ln recognition of National Coming-Out Week.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series, “Neuroendocrine Regulation of Developmental Transitions and Body Size in Drosophila,” with Dr. Mike O’Connor, University of Minnesota, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 112 Life Sciences Building. Meet the speaker at the 3 p.m. social prior to the talk.
Photochemical Sciences Seminar Series, “Excited-State Quantum Chemistry for Macromolecules and Condensed Phases,” with Dr. John Herbert, Ohio State University, 3:30 p.m., 123 Overman Hall. Refreshments will be served at 3 p.m. in 132 Overman Hall.
Master Class, with guest jazz guitarist John Hart, 3:30 p.m., 2008 Moore Musical Arts Center. Another master class will be offered at the same time Thursday.
Program, featuring Praecepta, the student chapter of the Society of Composers Inc., 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Thursday, Oct. 15
State of the University Address, by President Carol Cartwright, 10 a.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for refreshments.
Popular Culture Colloquium Series, with Dr. Michael Butterworth, communications, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 314 Union.
Assessment Workshop, “CLA in the Classroom: Developing Critical Thinking and Analytic Writing Skill using Performance Tasks,” 2-3 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
ICS Scholars and Artists in Residence Lecture Series, “Cultural Meaning and Wilderness: Re-Envisioning Protected Land,” by Dr. Shannon Orr, political science, 2:30 p.m., 207 Union. Hosted by the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society.
Master Class, with guest guitarist John Hart, 3:30 p.m., 1004 Moore Musical Arts Center.
Film Talk, “Sound for Film and Working in ‘The Industry,’” by Kelley Baker, independent filmmaker, producer, director and sound designer, 7-9 p.m., Union Theater. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Film.
Poetry Reading and Slide Display, with poet Lois Roma-Deeley and artist Beth Shadur, collaborators on “The Poetic Dialogue” exhibit, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel. Hosted by the BGSU Creative Writing Program.
International Film Series, “Sorok pervyi (The 41st),” (Russia, 1956), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Jazz Spotlight Concert, featuring guest guitarist John Hart, Jazz Lab Band I and the Faculty Jazz Group, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens and $10 for other adults in advance, and $10 and $13, respectively, the day of the performance. For tickets, call 2-8171.
Friday, Oct. 16
Women's Soccer vs. Kent State, 4 p.m., Cochrane Field.
Women's Swimming, Tom Stubbs Relays, 5 p.m., Cooper Pool, Student Recreation Center.
ARTalk, “Four Decades,” featuring a lecture by Indian artist Anupam Sud and an Indian dance performance by Toledo-based Aha Dance Classes, 6 p.m., 115 Olscamp Hall.
Opening Receptions for “The Poetic Dialogue” and “Contemporary India” exhibitions, 7-10 p.m., Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries, Fine Arts Center.
Parents' Night Out, an evening of Kid's Camp experience for children while parents enjoy the night off from caretaking, 6-10 p.m. The cost is $15 per participant. Call the Student Recreation Center at 2-2000 for more information.
Volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Hockey vs. U.S. National Team Development Program (exhibition), 7:05 p.m., Ice Arena.
Saturday, Oct. 17
Preview Day, 8:30 a.m.-noon, campuswide.
Mountain Dulcimer Workshop, participants will receive their own mountain dulcimer and learn to play it, 9 a.m.-noon. Workshop led by Joe Zsigray. The fee is $59. For more information or to register, visit http://pace.bgsu.edu or call 2-8181. This workshop will be repeated Dec. 19.
Cross Country, Falcon Invite, women’s race at 10:45 a.m., men’s race at 11:30 a.m., Forrest Creason Golf Course.
CPR Professional Rescuer Challenge Course, noon-4 p.m., to earn a two-year certification. The cost is $5 for RecWell employees, $35 for BGSU students and members, $40 for nonmembers. Resuscitation mask and book not provided. Register at the Student Recreation Center or by calling 2-2000.
Harmonica Workshop, participants will receive their own harmonica and learn to play it, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Workshop led by Joe Zsigray. The fee is $39. For more information or to register, visit http://pace.bgsu.edu or call 2-8181. This workshop will be repeated Dec. 19.
Volleyball vs. Central Michigan, 3 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Ukulele Workshop, participants will receive their own ukulele and learn to play it, 3-5 p.m. Workshop led by Joe Zsigray. The fee is $59. For more information or to register, visit http://pace.bgsu.edu or call 2-8181. This workshop will be repeated Dec. 19.
Magic Close Up Workshop, participants will receive music supplies and learn tricks, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Workshop led by Joe Zsigray. The fee is $39. For more information or to register, visit http://pace.bgsu.edu or call 2-8181. This workshop will be repeated Dec. 19.
Sunday, Oct. 18
Women's Soccer vs. Buffalo, 1 p.m., Cochrane Field.
Jewelry Class, learn how to make earrings, 1:30-3:30 p.m. The fee is $19 plus a $15 material fee. Class led by accessory designer Ann-Marie Searle. For more information or to register, visit http://pace.bgsu.edu or call 2-8181.
Sunday Matinee Series, “The Devil and Miss Jones” (U.S., 1941) and “The House I Live In” (U.S., 1945), with commentary by film historian Dr. Jan Wahl, 3 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall. The screening of “The Devil and Miss Jones” is in memory of its star, Jean Arthur, a BGSU honorary degree recipient whose memorabilia is housed in the Center for Archival Collections in Jerome Library.
Monday, Oct. 19
Music Discovery Day, for high school students at the College of Musical Arts, all day, Moore Musical Arts Center. Contact Kathleen Moss at 2-8577 for more information.
CFDR Fall Workshop Series, “Finding Data for Your Paper, Thesis or Dissertation,” noon-1 p.m., CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room, 7C Williams Hall. Sponsored by the Center for Family and Demographic Research.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Workshop, “Manage Yourself and Your Info!” with Amy Fry, electronic resources coordinator, and Amy Fyn, reference and instruction librarian, 2:30-4 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
ARTalk, with Anne Senstad, Norwegian artist who has been selected to create the artwork in the main lobby of BGSU’s planned Wolfe Center for the Arts, 6 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Beginning Oct. 12
Free Body Sculpt Classes, four-week session through Nov. 4 offered free to employees, 5:15-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Student Recreation Center Spinning Room. No membership required. To sign up, email Caitlin Spontelli at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through Oct. 14
Fall State Fire School. Contact Continuing and Extended Education at 2-8181 for more information.
Beginning Oct. 17
Exhibition, “Contemporary India,” 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.
Beginning Oct. 17
Exhibition, “The Poetic Dialogue,” Dorothy Uber Bryan 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.
Through Oct. 20
Art Exhibit, “Life at the Edge of the Forest,” Union Art Gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays.
Through Nov. 10
Art Exhibit, by Michael Angelotti, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.