Monday, Nov. 5
Arts and Sciences Forum, “Little Things Make a Big Difference in How Students Learn,”with Dr. Ken Bain, author of What the Best College Teachers Do, 12:30 p.m., followed by a book sale and signing, 201 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
‘The Naked on Nutrition’ Brown Bag Luncheon Series, “Stay Sweet and Steady,” noon-1 p.m., 107 Hanna Hall. Samples of food related to the topic will be served. Presented by dietetics students in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences. Email email@example.com for more information.
ICS Artists and Scholars in Residence Series, "The Mind Game: Nigerian Universities, Neo-colonialism, and the Cold War, 1960-90," presented by Dr. Apollos Nwauwa, history and Africana studies,1:30 p.m., 207 Union. Sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society.
ARTalk, “Merging Art and Science,” by artist and research scientist Zack Booth Simpson, University of Texas at Austin, 6-7 p.m., Union Theater.
Multicultural Film Festival Screening, “Eh Minha Cara,” Black Diaspora, 6-9 p.m., Union Theater. Sponsored by the Caribbean Association and the ethnic studies department.
Women’s Basketball vs. Findlay (exhibition), 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Tuesday, Nov. 6
Faculty Senate, 2:30 p.m., McFall Center Assembly Room.
6 O’Clock Talk Series, “Affirmative Action: Current National Trends Have Implications for College Students,” panel discussion, 6 p.m., Union Theater.
Concert, BGSU Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Chris Buzzelli, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Violence and Art Film Series, “I Am Not Scared” (2003), Italy, 9 p.m., 204 Fine Arts Center. A $1 donation to the Art History Association is suggested for admission.
Movie, “Hairspray,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Wednesday, Nov. 7
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Writing as Healing,” presented by Dr. Barbara Toth, assistant director, academic enhancement, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Canada-Ohio Business Dinner, featuring keynote speaker Robert Crow,vice president for industry, government and university relations at Research in Motion (RIM), developer of the BlackBerry® wireless platform, 4:45-8 p.m., 101B Olscamp Hall.
Multicultural Film Festival Screening, “Maid in America,” Latin America, 6-9 p.m., Union Theater. Sponsored by the Caribbean Association and the ethnic studies department.
Faculty Artist Series, “Music of Britain,” by Andrew Pelletier, horn, featuring pianist Michael Gartz, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Thursday, Nov. 8
PCA/CITE Support Grant Workshops, personal grant review, sponsored by Partnerships for Community Action (PCA) and the Center for Innovative and Transformative Education (CITE), 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 207 Union.
BG@100 Open Forum, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 315 Union.
International Film Series, “Moolaade” (2004), Senegal, directed by Ousmane Senbene, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Concert, BGSU Graduate String Quartet, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Friday, Nov. 9
Women in Science, Math, Engineering and Technology Program, for seventh- and eighth-grade girls, featuring the keynote presentation “Absolutely Batty,” hands-on experiments and creative problem-solving, 8:15 a.m.-2 p.m. The fee is $15 for students and $12 for accompanying adults and includes lunch. For more information or to register, call Continuing and Extended Education at 2-8181, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://pace.bgsu.edu.
Tea Time, with painter Mille Guldbeck, art, 3:30 p.m., ceramics studio, Fine Arts Center. Bring your own mug for tea and doughnuts. Hosted by the ceramics department.
Swimming vs. Ohio, 5 p.m., Cooper Pool, Student Recreation Center.
Women’s Basketball vs. Valparaiso, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Festival Series, featuring the Imani Winds, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $18, $25 and $30. For tickets, call the box office at 2-8171.
Movie, “Hairspray,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Saturday, Nov. 10
Young People’s Concert, “Men in Black,” by the University Men’s Chorus, 11 a.m., Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets, $2 for adults and $1 for children, are available at the door.
Swimming vs. Miami, 1 p.m., Cooper Pool, Student Recreation Center.
Multicultural Film Festival Screening, “Sentenced Home,” East Asia, 6-9 p.m., Union Theater. Sponsored by the Caribbean Association and the ethnic studies department.
Concert, University Men’s Chorus, directed by William Skoog, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets, $5 for students and senior citizens and $8 for other adults, are available at the door.
Sunday, Nov. 11
Movie, “Bourne Ultimatum,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Monday, Nov. 12
Veterans Day. Classes canceled, offices closed.
Winter Wheat Festival of Writing, with guest readers Cris Mazza, Charles Yu, Wendell Mayo, Sue William Silverman, Sean Thomas Dougherty, Michael Steinberg, Mary Quade, F. Daniel Rzicznek and David Shumate, featuring the “State of the Art” Symposium entitled “The Story in All Its Forms and Variations” on Thursday (Nov. 8). A $50 donation is suggested for those planning to attend Winter Wheat. For more information or to register, visithttp://www.bgsu.edu/studentlife/organizations/midamericanreview/index2.html.Hosted by Mid-American Review.
Through Nov. 9
Art Exhibition, “You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby,” showcasing childhood self-portraits from 60 of America's top illustrators,Willard Wankelman Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.
Blood Drive, American Red Cross Blood Bowl VI, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 228 Union. Walk-ins welcome; ID required. Sponsored by the American Red Cross and the BGSU Red Cross Club.
Through Nov. 17
Art Exhibition, “Water Works,” featuring photography of environmental activist and photographer Robert Glenn Ketchum and water project documentations by Jackie Brookner, Betsy Damon and others, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 10 a.m-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.
Through Nov. 19
Design Exhibition, fourth annual exhibition of work by students in the architecture/environmental design studies program, Union Gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.
Through Nov. 28
Art Exhibition, mixed media resin works by Laura Gajewski, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Through Nov. 30
Planetarium Show, “Oceans in Space,” showings at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays and 2 p.m. Saturdays (Nov. 10, 17 and 24). $1 donation suggested.